information systems and operations management Articles

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

Rahul Kjeraji and Alejandra Carrasquilla

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

Liangfei Qiu

Information systems and operations management professor receives two awards for excellence in research

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Liangfei Qiu, assistant professor in the department of information systems and operations management at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business, received not one, but two awards for distinction in research. Qiu received both the UF Excellence Award for Assistant Professors and the Best Information

Anuj Kumar

Warrington professor receives prestigious INFORMS Information Systems Society Early Career Award

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Anuj Kumar, Matherly Professor of the University of Florida Warrington College of Business, received the prestigious 2018 Sandra A. Slaughter Early Career Award conferred by the INFORMS Information Systems Society. This award recognizes the potential leaders of the next generation of information systems academics who are

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Probabilistic selling a key for companies selling vertically differentiated products, UF Warrington study finds

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  If you were in the process of booking a hotel room in Miami, but suddenly received a notification that you could potentially reserve a room with an ocean view while only paying the rate of a room with a view of the parking lot, would you be

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How valuable are online product recommendations?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Imagine you are looking to buy a shirt on Macy’s website. When you visit the page of a shirt that you like, Macy’s recommends several related shirts to you on the same page. While you now can see more options for potential purchase, are you less likely to buy the

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Five visions for the future of shopping

Reading Time: 1 minute Shopping at Macy’s is now a thing of the past for Matherly Professor Dr. Anuj Kumar. By shutting down Kumar’s local store, Macy’s lost both his in-store and online business. He’s not the only one, either. According to Kumar’s research, retailers who shut down their brick-and-mortar locations in the hopes