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Baucum: Using big data for better health outcomes

A pioneering study from researcher Matthew Baucum, published in Management Science, demonstrates that, when paired with data-driven reinforcement learning, wearable sensor data yields insights that could help physicians better treat their patients.

Harmeling: Exploring the role of morality in consumerism

Researcher Colleen Harmeling declares in a video circulated by the American Marketing Association that our spending decisions “signal to ourselves and others our own moral self-understanding.” She adds in the video – “The Role of Consumer Morality in Driving Inclusive Growth” – that this concept has gone largely overlooked in marketing research.

Hochwarter: Taking ‘a snapshot’ of today’s workplaces

So you love your job and want to take on another massive project?

Consider Professor Wayne Hochwarter’s recent findings published in Career Development International. Even those passionate about their jobs are destined for burnout, his study says, unless they have elevated ego resilience, which enables a worker to pause, reflect and adjust.

Karl: Determining the risk, price of distracted driving

Brad Karl, State Farm Associate Professor of Risk Management and Insurance at the Florida State University College of Business, has spent the last half of a decade studying the economic cost of distracted driving, including how cell phone bans affect automobile insurance claims and costs, as well as refining estimates of the risk posed by distracted driving.

Mityakov: New findings for studies on household production

Associate professor Sergey Mityakov’s paper, “Unobserved Inputs in Household Production,” contends that almost all existing empirical studies of health, child development and job-training programs fail to account for “unobserved” actions that people commonly undertake – “rendering the conclusions of those studies incomplete and resulting in possibly misleading policy recommendations,” he says.

Zimmerman: Exploring effects of diversity on audit quality

A new study from Aleksandra “Ally” Zimmerman, an accounting assistant professor and Dean's Emerging Scholar who specializes in auditing and taxation, finds that firms with greater gender and ethnic diversity retain more accountants and produce better audits. 

Young alumnus recognized for significant contributions

Alumnus Cameron Pennant (BS Management ’15) became one of five Florida State University graduates to win the Reubin O’D. Askew Young Alumni Award by the Florida State University Alumni Association.

Two-time Fulbright recipient embraces mission to support the people of Kosovo

Professor Ruby Lee sometimes finds herself going through old photos, ones that she can hold in her hands and close to her heart. They include pictures from 1990 – before the digital age – when she, on a journey to learn more about the world, backpacked across central and eastern Europe and encountered perfect strangers who shared her penchant for kindness and connection. She especially remembers their generosity.

FSU MBA program touts Top 10 Specialty Ranking

Florida State University's MBA specialty in real estate edged up in its ranking among public schools to No. 8, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2024 list of best on-campus graduate programs released today.

Mary W. Solomon gives $1M to create the E. Ray Solomon Floor in Legacy Hall in honor of her late husband

The Florida State University College of Business has received a major gift that celebrates and further cements the legacy of one of its most beloved family members, student supporters and university boosters. Mary W. Solomon last week committed $1 million to establish the E. Ray Solomon Family Floor in Legacy Hall, the future five-story home of the College of Business.