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Research Roundup: Innovative ideas from Warrington in 2018-2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes Over the 2018-2019 academic year, Warrington College of Business faculty members reminded us why they’re some of the best in the world. From producing hundreds of new research papers, to teaching countless students the fundamentals of business, to writing or being quoted in the news about trending topics, the innovative

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Master of Science in Management student gains international business insight and a new network on Global Immersion Experience in Malaysia

Reading Time: 3 minutes Jayson Blankenship (MSM ’19) came to the University of Florida Master of Science in Management (MSM) program with an undergraduate degree in communications from the University of Charleston. While initially not keen on the University of Florida for his graduate studies, Jayson quickly changed his mind after attending an MSM information

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Leadership SOS: First-ever study finds that leaders are in worse mood after helping employees with personal issues

Reading Time: 3 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – It’s not uncommon for employees to send an SOS signal to their leaders when they need help, regardless of whether it’s related to an in-office problem or one of personal nature. In fact, some researchers estimate that leaders spend an average of 2.5 hours per week helping

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Information Systems and Operations Management professor’s research on how wealthy families use school ratings to self-segregate featured among most popular stories

Reading Time: 1 minute Matherly Professor Dr. Anuj Kumar‘s research highlighted in a recent story, Power is knowledge: New study finds that wealthy, educated families are using school ratings to self-segregate, by The 74Million was among the top most read stories on the education news outlet’s website the month is debuted. Read Dr. Kumar’s

  • UF MBA debuts new location in ‘booming’ business area of South Florida
  • UF MBA debuts new location in ‘booming’ business area of South Florida
  • UF MBA debuts new location in ‘booming’ business area of South Florida
  • UF MBA debuts new location in ‘booming’ business area of South Florida
  • UF MBA debuts new location in ‘booming’ business area of South Florida
  • UF MBA debuts new location in ‘booming’ business area of South Florida

UF MBA debuts new location in ‘booming’ business area of South Florida

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The UF MBA South Florida program has a new home in the heart of the tri-county, Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade, area. On June 29, students in the UF MBA Weekend Professional Two-Year South Florida program took their first classes in the new Miramar location. Located at

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These are the ‘must-have’ subjects, according to MBA students. UF MBA has courses in each.

Reading Time: 2 minutes When enrolling in an MBA program, students have different goals when it comes to what they want to get out of the program. Some want to get a new job, others want to get a promotion and some want to change industries entirely. The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) recently

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Florida’s St. Lucie County braces for ‘Amazon effect,’ but is that a good thing?

Reading Time: 1 minute Commercial Circle in St. Lucie County, just west of Fort Pierce, Florida, will soon be home to a new Amazon delivery station. While the e-commerce giant says the warehouse will create 200-300 jobs in the area, Dr. Anuj Kumar, Matherly Professor of Information Systems and Operations Management, notes that it

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How the Master of International Business program prepared this alumnus for a career with the U.S. Department of State

Reading Time: 3 minutes Adam Sotomayor (BSBA ’10, MIB ’10) serves in the United States Department of State (DOS) as a Foreign Affairs Officer in Counterterrorism Finance & Designations. His journey has taken him to Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and France. Recently Adam was selected for the 2019 French American Foundation Young Leaders Program. In

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Finance professor appointed to evaluate post-financial crisis reforms

Reading Time: 3 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Mark J. Flannery, Bank of America Eminent Scholar Chair, has been appointed to the Financial Stability Board’s (FSB) evaluation of “too-big-to-fail” bank reforms. The study is an ongoing evaluation by the FSB, an international body that monitors and makes recommendations about the global financial system, of

Why it was important to get my MBA in my own backyard

Reading Time: 3 minutes By Jesse B. Wright Education Bachelor of Science, Industrial and Systems Engineering, c/o 2008, University of Florida Master of Business Administration, c/o 2019, University of Florida Professional National Account Manager Schindler Elevator Corporation Since undergrad, I dreamed of pursuing an MBA to help expand and balance my business knowledge.  The