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A look at one of the biggest causes of teacher burnout

Administrators who don’t provide extra resources may see turnover long after COVID ends, Beth Ayers McCague Family Fellowship Associate Professor Brian Swider says in this story based on his research about why teachers leave the profession. 

Research Roundup: Innovative ideas from Warrington in 2019-2020

Over the 2019-2020 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 ideas from Warrington faculty members continued to elevate the college into one of the most respected. Warrington faculty had 128 papers accepted or published in the 2019-2020 academic year, including:

During COVID, understanding why teachers quit matters more than ever. Here’s what schools can do.

New research from Brian Swider delves into why teachers leave the profession and could help schools avoid an exodus of instructors during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the four factors his research uncovered and what school systems can do about each of them in this story from UF News.

Broward schools memo tells employees not to reveal COVID-19 status

Assistant Professor of Management Brian Swider shares insights on a memo that instructs employees at Broward Schools not to discuss if they have tested positive for COVID-19. See what he had to say in this story from the Sun Sentinel. 

Dream job to nightmare: Why teachers decide to leave the profession

What do you want to be when you grow up? This common question to children yields some well-known answers – veterinarian, musician, movie star, superhero – but none as common as the No. 2 childhood dream job – teacher. It’s no surprise that this career path is at the top of the list for many people, as it’s characterized by noble attributes like helping others learn, educating the next generation and preparing people to be successful members of society. Why

Warrington management department ranked No. 4 in research productivity per capita

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Department of Management at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business ranked No. 4 for research productivity per capita in the 2019 Texas A&M/University of Georgia Rankings of Management Department Research Productivity. “I am really proud of our department’s prolific work,” said Mo Wang, Lanzillotti-McKethan Eminent Scholar Chair, Department of Management Chair and Director of the Human Resource Research Center. “Compared to our peers, we are a rather small department, but we have world-class productivity.”

The Business of…Valentine’s Day gifts

Business principles are prevalent throughout almost all industries that impact your life. We decided to take a look at how business leaders implement these principles in their companies and how academic experts explain the impact business principles have on the decisions business leaders make. From real-world practice to years of study, our experts break down the business of everything you’ve wanted to know about. Love is in the air this month, and with it comes gift giving. Read on to

What happens at work, should stay at work: New study finds recovery is essential for employee performance and psychological, physical well-being

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – When was the last time you received an email from your boss or a coworker after hours? As a member of the ultra-connected, technology-savvy workforce, it probably wasn’t too long ago that you were alerted to a new addition to your inbox at 6:30, 9:45 or even 11 p.m. In 2017, France had enough of this behavior and enacted a labor law that gave its workers the “right to disconnect” from emails, smartphones and other electronic devices

Warrington management professor recipient of distinguished early career contributions award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Brian Swider, Assistant Professor of Management at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business, is the recipient of the 2019 Early Career Achievement Award from the Academy of Management Human Resources Division. The Early Career Achievement Award “recognizes the early career achievements of HR scholars” and is “given to an individual who makes distinguished contributions during the early-to mid-career state (defined as within 7 years of receiving the Ph.D.).” Swider is the second recipient of

UF Warrington management department highlights new research at co-hosted conference with Shanghai Jiao Tong University

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – In early summer 2019, the University of Florida Warrington College of Business’ Department of Management worked with faculty from one of China’s most prestigious universities, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, to co-organize a workshop highlighting recent research advancements in the management field. The workshop, titled Advancements in Organization and Management Research, was hosted at Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s Antai College of Economics and Management over two days this May. More than fifty scholars from across China joined Warrington