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Are You Safe Online? Tips for Digital Privacy

Understanding how to protect your personal information online is essential in today’s wired world. Mihaylo ISDS Professor Ofir Turel discusses strategies for staying safe for National Data Privacy Day. If you are like most college students, you are online most … Continue reading

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Are You Addicted to Facebook?

You could be. Automatic and uncontrolled use of technologies such as social media in a manner resembling the addictive use of substances is increasingly recognized as a problem for millions of Americans, including many young adults. Mihaylo ISDS Professor Ofir … Continue reading

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From Drone Business to Tax Prep in Alaska, the 2015 Mihaylo Magazine Provides a Snapshot of Mihaylo College

Now available online, the 2015 edition of Mihaylo Magazine showcases faculty research, student activities, alumni achievements and reports on the Centers of Excellence and business network that are on the forefront of innovation and progress. The 2015 edition of Mihaylo … Continue reading

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Board Members’ Technical Knowledge: How Does It Impact Organizations?

Information technology (IT) is now one of the most important factors in organizational success across many fields and is increasingly viewed as a crucial management function. Mihaylo ISDS Professor Ofir Turel examines the importance of board of director-level IT governance … Continue reading

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Mihaylo Concludes a Stellar 2014-2015 Academic Year

This weekend marks the conclusion of the 2014-2015 academic year in which Mihaylo College strengthened its reputation as one of the premier business education institutions in Southern California. Following are some of the highlights from the past year. During the … Continue reading

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Will Commercial Drones Revolutionize the Business Supply Chain?

The commercial use of drones, remote-controlled unmanned aircraft, has become a possibility with advances in drone technology and plans by some retailers, most notably Amazon, to use the aircraft for deliveries. Yet regulatory and safety concerns remain, which currently limit … Continue reading

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Laptops and iPads or Notebook and Pencil: Does High-Tech or Low-Tech Help Academic Performance?

Tal Gross, assistant professor at Columbia University, wrote in an opinion piece for The Washington Post that he has resolved to ban laptops from his classroom in 2015, believing it causes distraction and hurts student performance. A Mihaylo professor and … Continue reading

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Addiction to Social Media Networks: What Students Need to Know

Social media platforms, such as Facebook, provide up-to-date, accessible and personalized communication, yet they also have the potential to become addictive. Mihaylo Professor Ofir Turel discusses how to use social media constructively. A 2012 survey of CSUF students conducted by … Continue reading

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Mihaylo Professor Examines the ‘Dark Side’ of Information Technology

Email, internet, social media, video games and in-car technologies are taken for granted in today’s society and certainly have a positive impact on our lives. However, they also have the potential for harmful consequences, including addiction, misuse, risky and deviant … Continue reading

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Electronic Customer Service: The Pros and Cons

Live-chat service has become a staple of modern communications. From universities like CSUF to auto companies like Toyota, consumers have grown accustomed to getting their questions answered in real-time via online chats. CSUF Professor Ofir Turel studies the positives and … Continue reading

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