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Read the latest news and research from University of Florida Warrington College of Business faculty, who are thought leaders in their respective fields and provide expert guidance in the classroom. Their research provides industry leaders and individuals with insights they can use in their careers and daily lives.

Heng Xu and Nan Zhang

To hire the right job candidate, humans and machines should clear up this simple miscommunication

Nearly every Fortune 500 company now uses some form of artificial intelligence to help them hire the best talent by screening resumes or analyzing test performance. But these AI hiring tools are probably spitting out worse candidates than hiring managers

Jim Hoover

How AI can improve health care

Members of the University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions and Warrington College of Business came together recently to discuss the power and potential of artificial intelligence for improving health care delivery as part of the college’s AI

Jay Ritter

Trump’s Truth Social stock takes turbulent swings after verdict

The stock price of former President Donald Trump’s social media platform Truth Social made turbulent swings in the aftermath of his conviction in a New York court on Thursday. In the immediate aftermath of the verdict, the stock price of Truth

Jennifer Tucker

Accounting for every surprise

Cook/Deloitte Professor Jennifer Wu Tucker didn’t anticipate becoming an academic in accounting. When she started her education in electronic engineering at the Beijing Institute of Technology, she didn’t have plans to go into accounting at all. Switching from engineering to

Klodiana Lanaj and Daniel Kim

Rude at work? Feeling guilty can make you a better, kinder worker.

We’ve all done it. A bad night’s sleep or a tough commute made us cranky, and we lashed out at a coworker who did nothing wrong. What can we do to make up for it? According to a new study

Business woman holding magnifying glass and documents

Auditors serve in critical role for acquiring companies during merger waves

Auditors play an increasingly important role during merger waves in corporate finance, according to new research from the University of Florida. In a first of its kind study, a researcher from the Warrington College of Business identifies that audit efforts

Philip Podsakoff

Warrington College of Business faculty member reaches new research milestone

Philip M. Podsakoff, the Hyatt and Cici Brown Chair of Business, has reached a new milestone rarely achieved in the academic world. According to the Web of Science (all database search), he has received over 100,000 citations for his scholarly

Jay Ritter

Trump Media lost more than $300 million last quarter on very little revenue

Trump Media & Technology Group lost more than $300 million during the first quarter and generated very little revenue, the owner of Truth Social announced in a press release Monday. Experts like Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter have said the price

Amanda Phalin

UF experts weigh in on Olympics economy and tourism

The 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games will take place from July 26 to August 11 in Paris and will be the largest event ever organized in France, according to the International Olympic Committee. With event organizers anticipating a $7.3B economic

Ivy Munoko

University of Florida professor receives NSF CAREER Award for AI research project

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Assistant Professor in the Fisher School of Accounting Ivy Munoko has recently received the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) award. The award is the research foundation’s most prestigious award that supports early-career faculty