Faculty News

New FSU College of Business Endowed Professorship Named For Former Business Dean Stith

The executive committee of the Florida State University College of Business Board of Governors honored former dean Mel Stith by creating a new professorship, the Melvin T. Stith Sr. Professor of Business Administration.


Nurses' PTSD: The reality for front-line healthcare workers

Wayne Hochwarter, the Jim Moran Professor of Management in the Florida State University College of Business and a research fellow at Austrailian Catholic University, examined post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) experienced by nurses caring for COVID-19 patients. 


Study by FSU Business researchers finds workplace discrimination during pregnancy affects health of mothers and babies

Although there are laws against pregnancy discrimination in the workplace, recent research from Florida State University’s College of Business finds that discrimination still occurs on a rather frequent basis and can have major consequences for the health of women and their babies.


FSU Survey Reveals Covid-19's Impact On Small Business, Nonprofits

A survey of small businesses by Florida State University researchers has found that 15.2 percent of those studied have closed their doors permanently as a result of the COVID-19 shutdown.


Not Only Not Good Enough... Maybe Not Good At All: Why Empathy is the Wrong Way to Deal with Office Politics

The novel coronavirus pandemic has assaulted the way people live and work and the impact will be felt for years, according to research by Wayne Hochwarter, the Jim Moran Professor of Management at Florida State University College of Business.


When the tank is empty: What causes medical professionals to feel drained of compassion?

FSU professor’s study shows causes, consequences and remedies of nurses’ dwindling compassion at work


New faculty members join the college

A hallmark of a preeminent university is high-caliber faculty, which is why recruiting experts in their fields is a priority for the College of Business. We welcome the following new faculty members: 


Work experience poor predictor of future job performance

A common hiring philosophy used for generations is being flipped on its head by new research from Florida State University. Screening job applicants based on their prior work experience is often a mistake among employers, according to Chad Van Iddekinge, the College of Business Bank of America Professor of Management and an expert on human resources management.


College celebrates trailblazing professor with naming ceremony

A celebration marking the naming of the Persis E. Rockwood Undergraduate Programs Suite recently drew a standing-room-only turnout at the College of Business.