Outlook Series: Baylor's Sara Perry Identifies Keys to Managing Innovators
June 27, 2016
This story highlights a new study from Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business that helps leaders better understand how to manage innovators, specifically scientists and engineers. “Our study suggests that leaders who understand how to manage their employees’ commitment to both their organizations and professions may be the most successful at motivating and retaining innovators,” said the study’s lead author, Sara Perry, Ph.D., assistant professor of management. Emily Hunter, Ph.D., associate professor of management served as coauthor. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, pitched this story nationally. He covers faculty and research in the Hankamer School of Business.)
Baylor's Maness Elected to AACSB International Board of Directors
Dean Terry S. Maness of Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business was recently elected to the Board of Directors for the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International. Maness was elected to a three-year term, beginning July 1, 2016.
Baylor Graduate Programs Ranked in U.S. News 2017 Best Graduate School Rankings
WACO, Texas (March 16, 2016) – Baylor University graduate programs in law, business, nursing and health disciplines, education, engineering, the sciences and social sciences and humanities were among those nationally ranked in the 2017 U.S. News Best Graduate Schools rankings.
Hankamer School of Business Programs Ranked in U.S. News 2017 Best Graduate Schools Rankings
Baylor University graduate programs in law, business, nursing and health disciplines, education, engineering, the sciences and social sciences and humanities were among those nationally ranked in the 2017 U.S. News Best Graduate Schools rankings.
Baylor’s Executive MBA Program in Austin Announces One Night a Week Executive MBA
The Baylor Executive MBA program in Austin has announced an innovative new curriculum beginning in Fall 2016 that will allow working professionals to attend class only one night a week and earn an Executive MBA in just 21 months.
Baylor Student-Managed Investment Fund Provides Contributions For Scholarships
For the 13th consecutive year, Baylor University’s student-managed Philip M. Dorr Alumni & Friends Endowed Investment Fund has provided a generous financial contribution for student scholarships. A check in the amount of $180,000 was presented to Baylor Athletics at halftime of the Feb. 29 fourth-ranked Baylor women’s basketball game vs. Texas.
TREP EXPO in Addison Brings Together Leading Entrepreneurs to Showcase and Strengthen Startup Community
Baylor University’s Department of Entrepreneurship in the Hankamer School of Business is partnering with the Town of Addison’s economic development office and the Dallas Entrepreneur Center (DEC) for TREP EXPO 2016, an event that offers aspiring and experienced entrepreneurs information, inspiration and encouragement to launch, build and grow their businesses.
Baylor’s New Venture Competition Awards $138,000 in Prizes
Baylor University’s John F. Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship in the Hankamer School of Business announced winners of the fifth annual Baylor New Venture Competition.
Forum Addresses Challenges in Combining Healthcare and Business Transactions
Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business and Gray Reed & McGraw hosted “The Business of Healthcare,” as part of the Forum for Healthcare Professionals series on Jan. 26 at the Westin Gallery. Designed to bridge a gap in the healthcare industry for individuals whose professions overlap in both healthcare and business, the Forum targets industry leaders from widespread operations to exchange ideas, network and discuss best practices in the marketplace.
Baylor Survey Launches Next Chapter
The Baylor MBA Focus Firm project has officially begun Phase II of the project with North Bay, Ontario. Nineteen graduate students from Baylor are steering the next chapter which will focus on the key areas of opportunities identified in Phase I of the project - the development of strategic priorities, as well as the need for enhanced communication, retention and promotion.
Strengthen a Rejected Round 1 MBA Application
U.S. News & World Report: This article, which is about the rigorous and competitive process to get into business schools’ master’s degree programs, quotes Laurie Wilson, director of graduate business degree programs at Hankamer School of Business, about effective ways to apply and ensure a good fit with a program.
Baylor Will Host 10th Annual Dale P. Jones Business Ethics Forum
The Dale P. Jones Ethics Forum was created in 2005 to engage students, faculty, alumni and business leaders in discussions of major ethical issues facing the business world.
The 10th Annual Business Ethics Forum begins Tuesday, Nov. 3, and continues through Friday, Nov. 13. The theme of this year’s forum is “The Ethics of Health and Wellness.”
Team From Trinity University Takes Home $12,000 From Baylor University’s Case Competition In Healthcare Management
Graduate students from universities across the nation came together at Baylor University last weekend to compete in the inaugural Robbins Case Competition in Healthcare Management. The event is hosted by the Robbins Institute for Health Policy and Leadership at Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business.
MBA Student Recognized by Texas Business Hall of Fame
The Texas Business Hall of Fame has named Baylor MBA Jonathan S. Cole-McKay as a scholarship recipient for 2015.
Texas Business Hall of Fame scholarship recipients are recognized for their leadership, entrepreneurial achievement, good academic credentials, and outstanding moral character. The scholarship award of $10,000 will be awarded to Jonathan S. Cole-McKay at the annual awards ceremony on October 28, at The Hilton Americas Hotel in Houston.
Hankamer School of Business Finds New, State-of-the-Art Home
KWBU-FM: AUDIO: The new $100 million Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation is the new home of Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business. Media representatives were given a tour this week of the 275,000-square-foot building, which has an atrium, classrooms with the latest technology, collaborative study rooms and more than 250 office spaces. Interviewed for the story were Terry Maness, D.B.A., dean of Hankamer School of Business, and MBA student Kevin Mitchell.
Career Management Department Launches New Platform to Help Students Get Hired
This year with the addition of the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, the Hankamer School of Business Office of Career Management launched a new program available only to business school students called Handshake, a modern career services management platform.
Baylor Regents Approve Entrepreneurship Ph.D., $1.1 Million Athletic Weight Room Renovation
Waco Tribune-Herald: Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business will add a new doctorate degree in entrepreneurship, aiming to capitalize on the limited number of advanced degree options in the growing study field. Quoted in the story is Terry Maness, D.B.A., business school dean. The Board also approved $1.1 million to design and construct the Simpson Strength and Performance Center in the Simpson Athletics and Academic Center.
Baylor Regents Approve Doctorate, OK New Sports Center
The Baptist Standard: Second item on action taken recently by the Baylor Board of Regents, who voted to establish a new Ph.D. program in entrepreneurship in the Hankamer School of Business and approved $1.1 million for the design and construction of the Simpson Strength and Performance Center in the Simpson Athletics and Academic Center.
Baylor MBA Candidates Partner with Zambian Students for Business Consulting
Baylor University MBA candidates and Northrise University undergraduate students teamed up in June for the annual African Global Initiative course in Ndola, Zambia. The seven Baylor Business students and twelve Northrise students formed five teams to work for three local businesses on projects involving human resources, entrepreneurship, pricing structures and marketing campaigns.
Business Students to Share New Foster Campus Media Tour in Real Time on Social Media
Three students from the Hankamer School of Business will join regional television and newspaper journalists as they get an inside look at the new Paul L. Foster Campus for Business & Innovation on Friday, Nov. 21, at 10 a.m.
Baylor Unveils New Business School
KCEN-TV: VIDEO: Since 2001, Baylor has invested more than $1 billion in new facilities and on Friday, construction of the $100 million Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation reached the halfway point. Media were given a tour of the Foster Campus, which will be the new home of the Hankamer School of Business when it opens in fall 2015. Interviewed for the story are Jonathan Cole-Mckay, MBA/MSIS candidate from Oklahoma City, OK; Gary Carini, Ph.D., associate dean for graduate studies in the Hankamer School of Business; and Terrance Ganaway, B.S.Ed ’10, MBA candidate.
Texas prison goal: Business-savvy inmates
The Salt Lake Tribune: This article cites the success of the Prison Entrepreneurship Program based in Houston, with whom Baylor's Hankamer School of Business has partnered to help male prisoners reestablish themselves by giving them the opportunity to earn certificates of entrepreneurship. According to the article, over the past 11 years, PEP “has graduated more than 1,100 students” who have opened 165 businesses “grossing more than $1 million.”
50 Best U.S. Colleges for Aspiring Entrepreneurs
College Choice: Baylor is ranked among the 50 best colleges in the United States for aspiring entrepreneurs. The article notes that Hankamer’s John F. Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise sponsors a number of initiatives and programs within the business school and in the business community. Baylor also has its own investment engine, the Baylor Angel Network, overseen by students, staff and faculty.
Addison, Dallas Entrepreneur Center Join Forces to Help Support Startup Companies
The Dallas Morning News: Baylor’s Accelerated Ventures program is mentioned in this article about an effort in Dallas to help support entrepreneurial businesses and startup companies. Quoted is Baylor alumnus James Blair, who launched LionsMouth Digital, a design firm. Also mentioned is David Grubbs, a former Baylor lecturer in management and entrepreneurship in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business who directed Accelerated Ventures.
Baylor Business Management & Entrepreneurship Department Reorganized into Separate Departments
The Hankamer School of Business Management & Entrepreneurship Department has been reorganized into two departments, effective for the fall 2014 semester. Kendall Artz is the chair of the Entrepreneurship Department, and Blaine McCormick has been named the new Management Department Chair.
Baylor Professor’s New Research Geared to Keep Women from Fleeing IT Profession
For years, employers and experts have been trying to reverse the exodus of women from information technology positions. They're failing, but Cindy Riemenschneider, Ph.D., professor of information systems and associate dean for research and faculty development, is looking deeper into areas that need to be addressed, propose a new model they hope will "re-energize the dialogue regarding creating a more diversified IT work environment."