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How to decide between a DBA and a Ph.D.

Deciding to further your education is a big step but figuring out exactly which degree program you want to pursue is just as important. How do you choose between pursuing a Doctor of Business Administration or a Ph.D. program? The Warrington College of Business has great options for both. As you are making the decision, here’s what you need to know. You want a DBA if… You have 10+ years of management experience An important part of the UF DBA

A winding path to the Doctor of Business Administration

Like many, Inga Moffitt describes her career path as far from linear. Where her path has lacked in continuity, though, Moffitt has more than made up for in breadth of experience. A Georgia-native, Moffitt (DBA ’22) completed her undergraduate studies in chemical engineering at North Carolina A&T State University, leading her to her first career in research and development for disposable diapers. “That was an eye-opening experience!” she said. Moffitt’s time in research and development flowed into an opportunity to

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:

What will be forever changed as a result of COVID-19?

Joyce Bono, W.A. McGriff, III Professor, spoke with WUFT News about how COVID-19 will impact the way we work. Bono shared her insights on the topic as well as the initial results of her research project regarding work and family in the time of COVID.  Will flexibility in remote working change the workplace forever? See what Bono thinks in this podcast from WUFT News (begins at 10:06). 

Brian Hasson (DBA ’17) | August 2020

Dr. Brian Hasson (DBA 2017) was recently hired as an assistant professor of accounting at Appalachian State University. Previously, he was an assistant professor at Florida Southern College.  “Happy to be in the High Country!” he said. “It’s beautiful here and very much looking forward to contributing to the App State community.” Connect with him on LinkedIn.   

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

A higher calling for higher education

It’s said that the only constant in life is change, and for Kylo Williams (DBA ’18) that couldn’t be truer. The Texarkana, Texas-native spent his early life traveling around the nation as a military brat. The moving didn’t stop after he joined the United States Army in 1997 and later in his life in corporate America. Amongst all of his moves, and current home base in Atlanta, Williams found a place where he felt he belonged – the University of

Pursuing a passion

Jeff Casucci always knew he wanted to pursue a career in academia, but there were often reasons to wait. The schools were always far away, the timing was never right. The list of excuses was long. That changed during a conversation with a friend, who is a professor at a local university, one year ago. Casucci brought up his desire to pursue a doctorate and eventually work in academia, and his friend encouraged him to stop wasting time. She was

Samuel Lopez, Jr. (MBA ’12, DBA ’20) | July 2019

Lopez (MBA 2012, DBA 2020) is a Surface Warfare Officer with the U.S. Navy. After 24 years of service, Lopez will be retiring from the U.S. Navy in September. He is currently in his last year of the UF Doctor of Business Administration program. Connect with him on LinkedIn.

2nd Annual Inspiring Women Leaders Conference empowers women in the workplace

Women from across the world attended the 2nd Annual Inspiring Women Leaders Conference March 7-8, 2019 at the University of Florida Hilton Conference Center. The UF MBA and UF Doctor of Business Administration programs at Warrington sponsored the event that offered women personal and professional development opportunities for engagement with women leaders across the nation. UF MBA Associate Director of Admissions and conference speaker Naz Erenguc spoke with WCJB, CBS4 and UF Chief Diversity Officer Antonio Farias about the importance