Information Systems and Operations Management Articles

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Brick and mortar “showrooms”? How stores can survive in the digital age

Reading Time: 3 minutes By Anuj Kumar, Mathery Professor of Information Systems, and Amit Mehra, Associate Professor of Information Systems, Jindal School of Management, University of Texas – Dallas Popular stores such as Macy’s, Old Navy, Gap, Kohl’s, and American Apparel have closed hundreds of stores in the past few years. Given the rapid

Warrington faculty member Anuj Kumar sitting in his office by a bookshelf holding up a magnifying class that reflects the courtyard outside of his office.

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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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

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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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‘Do You Support Busing?’ Is Not the Best Question

Reading Time: 1 minute “In the short time since Kamala Harris and Joe Biden tangled over the history of busing in the first Democratic primary debate, the question has awkwardly shifted to the present,” writes The New York Times. “That is not the right question for this moment, according to researchers who’ve studied school

Nelly Wilson

My journey as a Business Gator

Reading Time: 4 minutes By Nelly Wilson, BSBA ’17, MS-ISOM ’19 I arrived as a freshman at the University of Florida in the fall of 2015, enrolled in the Warrington College of Business and excited to craft the next chapter of my life. My goals as a Gator were to grow and learn more about

Benny Cooper and Avinash Geda

Management and Information Systems & Operations Management PhD students honored with teaching awards

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Ph.D. students Avinash Geda and Benny Cooper were awarded Warrington College of Business Ph.D. Teaching Awards for the spring 2018 and fall 2018 semesters, respectively. The award is presented by the Teaching & Learning Center at Warrington to recognize outstanding graduate student teaching and instructional innovation. The

Sandy Liu

Master of International Business student receives UF Graduate Student Mentoring Award

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Sandy Liu (BSBA Information Systems and Operations Management ’18, MIB ’19) was one of six recipients of the University of Florida Graduate Student Mentoring Award presented at UF’s Graduate Student Research Day this week. The Graduate Student Mentoring Award, given by the UF Graduate School, is intended

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Power is knowledge: New study finds that wealthy, educated families are using school ratings to self-segregate

Reading Time: 1 minute Every parent wants the best for their child, but some are willing to risk more than others to help their kids, especially when it comes to getting into good schools. While recent headlines have dominated about the risks parents of college students are willing to take, new research from Matherly

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Two Heavener students receive competitive Gilman Scholarship

Reading Time: 1 minute GAINESVILLE, Fla. – University of Florida Heavener School of Business students Alejandra Carrasquilla and Rahul Kheraj received the prestigious and competitive U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. Carrasquilla (BABA ‘21) and Kheraj (BSBA ‘20) were selected to receive the Gilman Scholarship for the spring of 2019. The