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Vakharia elected President-elect of POMS

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Asoo J. Vakharia, McClatchy Professor and Director of the Center for Supply Chain Management in the Department of Information Systems and Operations Management at the Warrington College of Business Administration, was elected as the President-elect of the Production & Operations Management Society (POMS). He will serve on the POMS Board for 2014-2017 and as President for 2015-2016. POMS is an international professional organization comprised of academics and practitioners in the field of Production and Operations Management.

Late-night smartphone use has detrimental effects on next-day work productivity

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Staying up late to work on your smartphone has negative effects on your productivity the next day, a recent University of Florida study shows. Klodiana Lanaj, an assistant professor of management at the Warrington College of Business Administration, and co-researchers Christopher M. Barnes (University of Washington) and Russell E. Johnson (Michigan State University) found that continuing to work on a smartphone after 9 p.m. increased the likelihood that an employee would be less engaged at work the

Bono’s research receiving attention

Dr. Joyce Bono’s research regarding employee stress and health and positive work environments has received considerable attention since its appearance in the December 2013 issue of the Academy of Management Journal. The study, “Building Positive Resources: Effects of Positive Events and Positive Reflection on Work Stress and Health,” has been cited in The Wall Street Journal, the Huffington Post, Harvard Business Review and O (Oprah) Magazine. Among the major findings Dr. Bono and her co-researchers established were that “naturally occurring

Doctoral student receives prominent academic fellowship

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Le (Betty) Zhou, a doctoral student in the Management Department at the Warrington College of Business Administration’s Hough Graduate School of Business, has been named the recipient of the 2013-14 Meredith P. Crawford Fellowship in Industrial-Organizational (I-O) Psychology sponsored by the Human Resources Research Organization (HumRRO). The Crawford Fellowship is one of the most coveted financial grants in the fields of human resources and organizational behavior. The Crawford Fellowship has been awarded annually since 1998 to a

Mitra’s research recognized by American Marketing Association

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – City Furniture Professor Dr. Debanjan Mitra was selected as one of three recipients of the 2012 Harold H. Maynard Award by the American Marketing Association. Dr. Mitra and his co-authors will receive the Maynard Award at AMA’s Summer Marketing Educators’ Conference on Aug. 9-11 in Boston. The Maynard Award annually recognizes an article that has made a significant contribution to marketing theory and thought. Mitra and his co-authors Peter N. Golder, Professor of Marketing at Dartmouth College’s

Flannery’s work recognized by prestigious finance journal

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A paper co-authored by Bank of America Eminent Scholar Chair Dr. Mark Flannery and former Warrington College of Business Administration Ph.D. student Kristine Watson Hankins, was awarded second place in the 2012 Jensen Prizes for the Best Papers Published in the Journal of Financial Economics in the Areas of Corporate Finance and Organizations. Joining Dr. Flannery and Dr. Watson Hankins (Ph.D. Finance, ’06), now an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Gatton College of Business & Economics

Mitra receives Early Career Contribution Award from American Marketing Association

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – City Furniture Professor Dr. Debanjan Mitra was selected as the recipient of the 2013 Varadarajan Award for Early Career Contribution to Marketing Strategy Research presented by the American Marketing Association (AMA). The Varadarajan Award “recognizes the contributions of a marketing faculty member who has completed 10 or fewer years after receipt of his/her doctoral degree. The criteria for selection include: The overall impact on marketing strategy research and practice, research quality, research quantity and research leadership.” “I

Romano awarded UF Research Foundation Professorship

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Gerald L. Gunter Memorial Professor Dr. Richard Romano was one of 34 University of Florida faculty members awarded a UF Research Foundation Professorship for 2013-2016. UFRF professorships are awarded to tenured faculty members who have a distinguished current record of research that places them among the leaders in their discipline, and an active current research program that is likely to lead to continuing distinction in their field. Candidates, who are nominated by their Department Chairs, are judged

Wang to receive Early Career Investigator Award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Mo Wang, an Associate Professor of Management and Co-Director of the Human Resource Research Center at the Warrington College of Business Administration, will receive the FABBS (Federation of Associations in Behavioral & Brain Sciences) Early Career Investigator Award at the Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology, Inc. Annual Conference this weekend in Houston. The Early Career Investigator Award recognizes “scientists who have made major research contributions to the sciences of mind, brain, and behavior” and are

Information Systems researchers elevate Warrington into top 10 global programs

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – John B. Higdon Eminent Scholar Chair Dr. Hsing K. (Kenny) Cheng, Susan Cameron Professor Dr. Subhajyoti (Shubho) Bandyopadhyay and Emeritus Professor Dr. Gary J. Koehler were recognized for exceptional research productivity based on the Association for Information Systems Senior Scholars’ Basket of Journals. The contributions of these scholars placed the Warrington College of Business Administration 10th worldwide and ninth among U.S. publics in the top three information systems journal category. The rankings reflect productivity from 2010 to