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Is user-generated content better off when user identity is revealed?

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – User-generated content (UGC) – from the photos and videos posted on social media to the product and service reviews shared on websites – is an increasingly important tool for companies looking to sell their goods and services. In recent years, the popularity of anonymous user-generated content has raised questions about the credibility of those photos, videos, blog posts and reviews. In order to bring about transparency, companies like Amazon have given users the option to share their

Information systems faculty, department ranked among the best in research productivity

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – According to new rankings from the Association for Information Systems (AIS) Research Rankings, the Warrington College of Business Department of Information Systems and Operations Management is among the best in the world for research productivity and is home of two of the field’s most productive scholars. With 24 published articles across the top three Information Systems journals (Information Systems Research, Journal of Management Information Systems and MIS Quarterly), Warrington was ranked No. 15 in the world for

Selling through Social Networks: Impact of Social Ties and Product Characteristics

Since 72% of Instagram users make purchase decisions after seeing something on Instagram and over 40% of respondents in a recent survey made online purchase after seeing it used by an influencer on social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, Vine and YouTube, product exposure and connectivity on social networks positively impacts online sales.  Using an analytical framework and experimental evidence in an observational learning setting, recently completed research from Warrington College of Business Associate Professor Liangfei Qiu, Ph.D. student Arunima

Information systems professor named outstanding reviewer of the year

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Liangfei Qiu recently added another award for excellence in research to his portfolio. The associate professor in the Department of Information Systems and Operations Management has been named the Management Information Systems (MIS) Quarterly Outstanding Reviewer of the Year. He is the first recipient of the award from the University of Florida. The MIS Quarterly Outstanding Reviewer of the Year Award acknowledges the outstanding contribution of reviewers, whose insightful and supportive feedback has helped authors substantially

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:

Information systems and operations management professor recipient of early career award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Liangfei Qiu, associate professor in the department of information systems and operations management at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business, has been named an awardee of the 2019 Information Systems Society (ISS) Sandra A. Slaughter Early Career Award.  The Sandra A. Slaughter Early Career Award recognizes and honors early career individuals who are on a path towards making outstanding intellectual contributions to the information systems discipline. The spirit of the award is to honor

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

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 Systems Research Reviewer Award. The UF Excellence Award for Assistant Professors is awarded to a junior faculty member for their excellence in research. Specifically, it is awarded to assistant professors

Faculty News Roundup: Warrington professors’ successes in 2017-2018

Over the 2017-2018 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 like cryptocurrency, energy, leadership, IPOs, brick-and-mortar retail stores and entrepreneurship, Warrington faculty members continued to elevate the college into one of the most respected in the world.   Warrington faculty had 176

Four honored with Warrington’s teaching, advising awards

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida Warrington College of Business recognized faculty members Dr. Brian Ray and Dr. Liangfei Qiu along with advisors Bernadine Thomas and Gus Kreatsoulas as its 2017-2018 Teaching/Advising Award winners. Brian Ray: Dr. Ray is a Lecturer of Leadership and Ethics, as well as the Co-Director of the Poe Business Ethics Center. Prior to his role in the Poe Center, Dr. Ray served as the Associate Dean and Director of the Heavener Schools of Business.

Could free streaming ultimately cost consumers?

That “all you can stream” offer from your Internet service provider sounds like a bargain, but it could have a hidden cost. Providers like AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon and Comcast are allowing consumers to stream movies, television shows and other digital content for free through special promotions. But is this “generosity” setting the stage for a battle among content providers like Amazon, Hulu and Netflix? The ultimate result could be a digital marketplace with fewer options for consumers, according to new