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Delving into supply, demand, computer chips, holiday gifts and more

We’ve seen long lines of ships waiting to unload their freight in Southern California ports.

We’ve seen empty grocery-store shelves, including in aisles for pet food and canned goods. We’ve seen vacant car lots and backorders of household appliances from a worldwide shortage of semiconductor chips.

College announces Dean Gatzlaff professorship

College of Business Dean Michael Hartline announced during the 27th annual Real Estate TRENDS Conference last week that a professorship has been created to honor Professor Dean Gatzlaff, who is retiring next spring.

FSU College of Business mourns passing of former professor

A towering presence in the hallways of the Florida State University College of Business for two decades, recently retired Ceasar Douglas, a former management professor and department chairman, passed away on June 30, 2021.

FSU College of Business mourns passing of pioneering former professor

The Florida State University College of Business is mourning the death of beloved former faculty member Persis E. Rockwood, who taught marketing and management at the college from 1960 to 1989. She died on Monday, May 31, at the age of 97.

Managing employee turnover, workload at auditing firms key to maintaining quality, college’s Newton finds

Heavy workloads and high employee turnover are simply part of business for most auditing firms — but successfully managing these dynamics is key to maintaining quality audits, a Florida State University researcher has found. 

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.