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Some Older Parents Are Missing Out on This Social Security Perk
[5/24/2017]
TIME: Quoted in this article is William Reichenstein, The Pat and Thomas R. Powers Chair in Investment Management, as a Social Security expert explaining retirement benefits for parents whose children are still in high school.
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Managing and Retaining Innovators
[5/24/2017]
Innovative Business at Baylor: Sara Perry, assistant professor of management, and Emily Hunter, associate manager of management, research which factors can help foster a work environment beneficial to innovative employees.
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Foster Healthy Rivalry at Your Brokerage
[5/23/2017]
National Association of Realtors: This realtor advice article references a 2016 study published in the Keller Center Research Report that analyzed the performance of 117 salespeople and found that healthy rivalry as part of an office culture can override a person's competitive tendencies.
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Everyone Likes A Discount. But Is Customized Pricing The Way To Go?
[5/23/2017]
WACO, Texas (May 23, 2017) – Everyone likes a discount, right? And a discount tailored to your specific purchase patterns sounds even better. But is this approach effective?
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Are You "Phubbing" Me?
[5/22/2017]
Healthy Cells Magazine: In this article, a Christian counselor discusses the research of professors of marketing, James Roberts and Meredith David, on phone snubbing, or "phubbing," and its harmful impact on relationships.
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Clutter-free Marriage Creates Spring Renewal
[5/20/2017]
Daily North Shore: This advice column piece about marriage maintenance and improvement mentions research by James Roberts, professor of marketing, centered around smartphone snubbing, or "phubbing," of partners.
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Business Scholars Describe How to Rectify Managerial Malpractice That Discourages Employee Engagement
[5/19/2017]
Professor of management, Gary Carini, and professor of marketing, Mark Dunn, have authored an educational parable that conveys the problems and solutions to managerial malpractice using the perspective of a fly on the wall.
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When Work and Life Overlap: The Pros and Cons of Boundary Violations
[5/18/2017]
Business News Daily: The focus of this article is on new research by professor of management, Emily Hunter, about the pros and cons of workplace interruptions by spouses.
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When Your Spouse Calls and Interrupts Your Workday, Is That a Good Thing?
[5/16/2017]
Science Daily: Research by professor of management, Emily Hunter, is reviewed, in which she finds that there are benefits and consequences to spouse phone calls during a workday.
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Army-Baylor Wins Second Place at Clarion National Case Competition
[5/16/2017]
Students from the Army-Baylor MHA-MBA won second place at the Clarion National Case Competition that occurred April 7-8 in Minneapolis, Minn.
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Army-Baylor Receives National Recognition at ACHE Congress
[5/16/2017]
The Army-Baylor MHA-MBA Program garnered national recognition at the 2017 American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Congress on Healthcare Leadership on March 29 in Chicago, Illinois.
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Baylor Holds 2nd Annual Negotiation Competition
[5/16/2017]
Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business held the second annual Baylor Business Negotiation Competition on April 1, 2017.
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Business School Facility at Baylor University Receives LEED Gold
[5/15/2017]
American School & University: This magazine article reviews the news and details about the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation building's LEED Gold award.
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When Your Spouse Calls and Interrupts Your Workday, Is That a Good Thing?
[5/15/2017]
WACO, Texas (May 15, 2017) - A new Baylor University Hankamer School of Business study looks at the consequences and benefits of interruptions during work and family time.
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"Shark Tank" for Felons Teaches More Than Business Plans
[5/12/2017]
Houston Chronicle: The Prison Entrepreneurship Program (PEP) business plan competition in Cleveland, Texas, and the contributions of Baylor Business, is the focus of this story.
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How to Temper Smartphone Overuse
[5/12/2017]
The Philadelphia Tribune: In this piece about curbing smartphone addiction, popular research on the subject by professor of marketing, James Roberts, is referenced.
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How People Make Decisions When They Hate to Make Decisions
[5/10/2017]
Innovative Business at Baylor: Ashley Otto, assistant professor of marketing, researches the decision-making process in people who have an aversion to decision-making.
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Army-Baylor No. 1 at International Business Plan Competition
[5/9/2017]
A joint team of graduate students from the Army-Baylor MHA/MBA program and Texas A&M earned first place honors competing in the Free Trade Alliance San Antonio’s 7th Annual International Business Plan competition in April. A second Army-Baylor team also competed and was commended as having one of the top three presentation scores.
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Studies Show That Our Phones Are Wrecking Our Relationships, and Tell Us Something We Don’t Know
[5/8/2017]
Yahoo!: This article makes reference to the findings of a research study by professors of marketing, James Roberts and Meredith David, about the social damage of "phone snubbing," or "phubbing," caused by smartphone addiction.
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International Ranking Agency Recognizes Baylor Business Graduate Programs
[5/8/2017]
Baylor's Master of Science in Economics (MSEco) program and Master in Business Administration/Juris Doctor (MBA/JD) program both make a showing in the top 50 slots of Eduniversal’s ranking of 32 fields of study worldwide.
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An Alternative Investment for Your Emergency Savings Account
[5/7/2017]
The Wall Street Journal: Authored by William Reichenstein, professor of finance, this article discusses the benefits of an emergency investment fund and the research he co-authored on this subject with the Dean of the Hankamer School of Business, Terry Maness.
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Video: Salary Negotiations for New Graduates
[5/5/2017]
KXXV (ABC): Sara Perry, professor of management, is interviewed for this segment about college graduate jobs, and offers tips about interviewing and salary negotiations.
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Army-Baylor Team Participates in 75th Bataan Memorial Death March
[5/4/2017]
Thousands marched to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Bataan Death March on March 19, 2017. A team of students from the San Antonio-based Army-Baylor program was among the record-breaking 7,200 who participated. An additional 2,000 supporting volunteers run water points and aid stations.
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Ask the Experts: James A. Roberts
[5/3/2017]
Wallet Hub: This page reviews credit cards and includes an "Ask the Experts" section that features the Q&A advice of professor of marketing, James Roberts.
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The Phones We Love Too Much
[5/2/2017]
The New York Times: One of the featured experts in this story about societal addiction to smartphones is professor of marketing, James Roberts, whose research with Meredith David found that phone snubbing, or "phubbing," can harm relationships.
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Video: How Baylor Business Achieved LEED Gold Certification
[5/2/2017]
Baylor University’s Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, which opened its doors in August 2015 and is the home of the nationally ranked Hankamer School of Business, is now LEED Gold certified. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system is part of the U.S. Green Buildings Council certification program which recognizes buildings and homes that have been designed, constructed, and maintained using sustainable and environmentally friendly practices.
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Baylor School Means Business with Sustainability
[5/1/2017]
ProudGreenBuilding.com: Baylor Business' Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation is credited for its new LEED Gold certification.
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Baylor Business Building Earns LEED Certification
[4/30/2017]
Waco Tribune-Herald: This news piece announces the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation's new LEED Gold certification award and the ceremony that was held to unveil the LEED award seal.
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Will Downsizing Hurt Your Company?
[4/30/2017]
Business Mirror: This article co-authored by the researchers, including professor of management, Patricia Norman, reviews their study which found that companies that downsize may increase the likelihood of bankruptcy, and the implications of their findings.
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Stewardship Is Good Business: Baylor University’s New Business Campus Achieves LEED Gold Certification
[4/28/2017]
WACO, Texas (April 28, 2017) – A new badge of honor is now on display at Baylor University’s Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, home of the nationally ranked Hankamer School of Business. The dynamic new facility, which opened to faculty and students in August 2015, has been awarded LEED Gold certification after satisfying rigorous standards that address the building’s environmental impact.
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How Donald Trump’s Tax Plan Affects Households
[4/26/2017]
The Wall Street Journal: Professor of finance, William Reichenstein, is quoted in this piece about the president's recent tax plan announcement.
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If You Think Downsizing Might Save Your Company, Think Again
[4/26/2017]
Harvard Business Review: Professor of management, Patricia Norman, is among a team of researchers whose recent study on corporate downsizing found that downsizing could increase the probability of bankruptcy.
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Piercing the Darkness: Casting Light on the Economics of Domestic Abuse
[4/26/2017]
Innovative Business at Baylor: Yoo-Mi Chin, assistant professor of economics, researches the damaging economic impact of domestic violence, particularly in developing countries.
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Do Campus Incubators Lead to Less Innovation?
[4/25/2017]
BizEd Magazine: This article spotlights research by Peter Klein, professor of entrepreneurship, which shows that university-established incubators have a decline in innovation quality over time.
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Study Reveals Impact of Unethical Behavior on an Individual, According to Research from Oklahoma State University
[4/25/2017]
Business Wire: This article reviews research co-authored by assistant professor of management, Matt Quade, about unethical conduct in the workplace and its negative impact on employee self-image degradation.
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Is Your Facebook Obsession Feeding a Personality Disorder?
[4/24/2017]
Reader's Digest: This article discusses the psychological impact of social media, and references research by professor of marketing, James Roberts, about the correlations between clinical narcissism and social media usage.
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Smartphone Obsession is Putting Relationships at Risk as More Australians ‘pphub’ Their Partners
[4/24/2017]
News.Com.Au: Professors of marketing James Roberts and Meredith David are cited in this article about how “phone snubbing,” or “phubbing,” affects nearly fifty-percent of all relationships and causes conflict for twenty-percent of couples.
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Q&A: Does $0 Income Later Mean I Should Take Social Security Early?
[4/23/2017]
USA Today: Professor of finance, William Reichenstein, is quoted in this advice column piece about retirement timing and when to draw Social Security earnings.
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Investigating Tax Thresholds to Help Developing Countries Increase Economic Growth
[4/18/2017]
Innovative Business at Baylor: Lourenço Paz, Assistant Professor of Economics, researches how countries can determine which firms are worthwhile to tax and which aren't.
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Seven Female IT Leaders Shattering Glass Ceilings
[4/18/2017]
Innovative Business at Baylor: Emily Iazzetti, former Information Systems graduate assistant, researches what made seven female leaders in the technology industry so successful.
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Financing Innovation in the U.S. and Western Europe
[4/18/2017]
Innovative Business at Baylor: Peter Klein, professor of Entrepreneurship and senior fellow for the John F. Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship & Free Enterprise, investigates and compares angel network differences in the U.S. and France, and explores whether those differences are governmental, historical, geographical or cultural.
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Baylor, Army Collaborate to Create Better Healthcare
[4/18/2017]
Innovative Business at Baylor: United States Army Lieutenant Colonel Forest Kim, program director and assistant professor in the Army-Baylor Health and Business Administration program, researches whether patients visit the ER more or less often if they are patients of a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) clinic versus patients of primary care clinics.
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Take a Break! Tips for Taking a Better Work Break
[4/18/2017]
Innovative Business at Baylor: Emily Hunter and Cindy Wu, associate professors of Management, research what activities and times of day make a workplace break beneficial to employees and employers.
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Sense of Self Affects Opinions and Decision-Making
[4/13/2017]
Innovative Business at Baylor: JaeHwan Kwon, assistant professor of marketing, researches how a person's perception of their own personality affects their opinions and the way they make decisions.
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Eye-Tracking Lab Helps Researchers See Underlying Process Behind Results
[4/10/2017]
Ever wonder how you come to make a decision? JaeHwan Kwon, Assistant Professor in the Marketing department, is running eye-tracking studies at Baylor’s Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation. The studies focus on people’s beliefs about the malleability of their personality, and how that belief influences their decision making.
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TREP EXPO in Addison and Farmers Branch Gathers Leading Entrepreneurs to Strengthen Startup Community
[4/6/2017]
WACO, Texas (April 6, 2017) — Baylor University’s entrepreneurship program in the Hankamer School of Business is partnering with the town of Addison’s Economic Development department and the Dallas Entrepreneur Center (DEC) for TREP EXPO 2017, an event that helps to equip startups and early stage entrepreneurs with inspiring and crucial information to launch and grow their businesses.
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Marketing's Ethical Line Between Social Media Habit and Addiction
[4/6/2017]
American Marketing Association: This article about the ethical boundaries in marketing of “hooking” consumers who may already be addicted to the internet and smartphones quotes professor of marketing at Baylor Business, James Roberts, a published researcher on the subject.
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AUDIO: Cellphones Can Damage Romantic Relationships, Lead to Depression
[4/5/2017]
WBT-AM: This radio segment is an interview with professor of marketing, James Roberts, about his research with Meredith David, showing that smartphones are toxic to romantic relationships and are causing higher levels of depression.
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Baylor to Honor Young Entrepreneurs
[4/4/2017]
Baylor University’s Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise will honor a group of outstanding high-school aged entrepreneurs on Wednesday, April 5th, in the President’s Suite at McLane Stadium at the second annual Baylor Youth Entrepreneur Awards 2017.
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How To Beat The Conventional Wisdom: Part 1
[4/3/2017]
Financial Advisor Magazine: This piece written for retirees about a strategy for tax-efficient withdrawals is co-authored by Baylor Business’ William Reichenstein, the Pat and Thomas R. Powers Chair in Investment Management.
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$179,000 in Cash Awarded at 2017 Baylor New Venture Competition
[3/24/2017]
- Team from University of Tennessee, Knoxville Takes Home First Place -

The 6th annual Baylor New Venture Competition, hosted by Baylor University’s John F. Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship in the Hankamer School of Business, offers aspiring student entrepreneurs from universities across the globe, expert feedback, coaching, and a total package of over $275,000 in cash and crucial in-kind business support services, to help make dream ventures a reality.
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Strategic Entrepreneurship
[3/22/2017]
Biz Bahrain: This article is an exclusive interview with professor of entrepreneurship, Peter Klein, on several topics, including: his work in the Austrian school of economic thought; tips for new entrepreneurs; and his perspective on Bahrain's economy.
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A Study Has Revealed the Best Part of Your Workday to Take a Break
[3/21/2017]
Lovin Dublin: This article references widely-published research by professors of management, Emily Hunter and Cindy Wu, on key characteristics of good work breaks.
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Baylor Student-Managed Investment Fund Distributes Money for Scholarships
[3/21/2017]
For 14 consecutive years, Baylor University’s student-managed Philip M. Dorr Alumni & Friends Endowed Investment Fund has provided generous contributions to student scholarships totaling $2 million over its lifetime. This year, $163,000 was distributed. The fund is managed by Baylor students in the “hands-on” Practicum in Portfolio Management course utilizing resources in the state-of-the-art Hodges Financial Markets Center, which is located at the new Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation.
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Putting Servant Leadership to the Test and Doing Away With Scepticism
[3/20/2017]
London School of Economics Business Review: This guest post for the London School of Economics is written by Baylor professors of management, Mitchell Neubert and Emily Hunter, and explores their research on ethical and servant-based leadership, and its impact on employees.
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Why We Can't Put Our Smartphones Down - and What it's Doing to Our Relationships
[3/16/2017]
New Atlas: Research on phone snubbing, or "phubbing," published by professors of marketing, James Roberts and Meredith David, is cited in this article about how smartphones harm relationships.
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Stock Prices that Go Public Together, Move Together
[3/15/2017]
Innovative Business at Baylor: Shane Underwood, associate professor in the Finance, Insurance & Real Estate Department, researches the factors that influence the stock prices of firms with the same underwriters.
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Baylor Programs Ranked in 2018 U.S. News Grad School Survey
[3/14/2017]
WACO, Texas (March 14, 2017) – 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 2018 U.S. News Best Graduate Schools rankings, released today.
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Video: Is ‘Phubbing’ a Frustration in Your Love Life? You’re Not Alone
[3/13/2017]
CBS Detroit: This video puts a spotlight on research by professors of marketing, James Roberts and Meredith David, about "phubbing," or "phone snubbing," and its harmful effects on relationships.
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Hygge, Fika and How Getting Cozy Can Make You Happier
[3/9/2017]
Daily Burn: Cited in this article about ways to become happier, healthier, and more productive is research by professors of management, Emily Hunter and Cindy Wu, about the benefits of workday breaks and the best times to take them.
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Social Security Tips to Maximize Your Benefits
[3/9/2017]
Kiplinger: Professor of finance, William Reichenstein, is credited in this article about Social Security tips and calculating the best time to retire.
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Video: Baylor Researchers Explore the Benefits of Standing While You Work
[3/6/2017]
KXXV (ABC): This story spotlights research by Cindy Wu, professor of management, and Renee Umstattd Meyer, professor of HHPR, about standing desks and their health benefits.
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Are Smartphones Killing the Art of Face-to-Face Conversation? We Ask the Experts
[3/5/2017]
Digital Trends: Professor of marketing, James Roberts, is interviewed in this article about the findings of his research on "phone snubbing," or "phubbing," and its impact on relationships. His research was published in academic publications and in his book: Too Much of a Good Thing: Are You Addicted to Your Smartphone?
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Your Partner or Your Phone? How Technology Is Affecting Your Relationship
[3/3/2017]
Indian Time: The focus of this piece is on research by professors of marketing, James Roberts and Meredith David, on partner phone snubbing, or "phubbing," and its negative impact on relationships.
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Dr. Andrea Dixon Awarded Top Distinction for Research
[3/3/2017]
Dr. Andrea Dixon and research colleagues Dr. James Peltier and Dr. Shannon Cummins (University of Wisconsin-Whitewater) will receive the Journal of Research in Interactive Marketing’s Outstanding Paper distinction for their 2016 work "Omni-channel Research Framework in the Context of Personal Selling and Sales Management: A Review and Research Extensions.”
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Baylor Lariat: Give me a break: Study shows that breaks improve overall health and performance
[3/2/2017]
Feb. 28, 2017
This article centers on research by Emily Hunter, Ph.D., and Cindy Wu, Ph.D., associate professors of management in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business. Their research, which has been cited in hundreds of news stories nationally, identified key characteristics of “better” workday breaks. Hunter and Wu are quoted. “The most important thing is you choose something you enjoy doing, so it will help you recover most effectively,” Wu said. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, pitched the research nationally in 2015. He covers faculty and research in the Hankamer School of Business.)
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PhD Student Examines Collaboration in Information Systems
[3/1/2017]
Innovative Business at Baylor: Information Systems PhD candidate, Walter Chipidza, will present his paper on networks, particularly a study of one network: the information systems (IS) field. The goal was to identify where the "center" of the information systems (IS) field is with regards to academic researchers.
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Tisha Emerson Awarded the 2016 Kenneth G. Elzinga Distinguished Teaching Award
[2/28/2017]
The Southern Economic Association has awarded Tisha Emerson with the 2016 Kenneth G. Elzinga Distinguished Teaching Award. The award honors exemplary educators for their contributions to economics instruction.
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For Schools, Gambling Funding is No Jackpot
[2/21/2017]
CityLab (The Atlantic): Professor of economics, and author of "Gambling in America: Costs and Benefits," Earl Grinols, is quoted in this article about how pledged state funding for public schools from lottery and casino taxes get reallocated to other areas instead.
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Two Studies to Ponder
[2/21/2017]
Higher Ed Strategy: Research by professor of entrepreneurship, Peter Klein, about decreased innovation output from university-affiliated incubators is featured in this piece.
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Toronto School Bans Cellphones from Class
[2/18/2017]
The Star: Professor of marketing, James Roberts, whose published research on "phone snubbing" and phone addiction prompted The Star to reach out to him for comment for this article about a Toronto school banning cellphones in class.
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What the Heck is… Phubbing?
[2/15/2017]
The Memo: Referenced in this piece about "phubbing" is the research by Baylor Business professors of marketing, James Roberts and Meredith David, that discovered its negative impact on relationships.
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Levels of Neonatal Care at Birth Hospital Don’t Affect Severity of Cerebral Palsy
[2/15/2017]
Innovative Business at Baylor: Corneliu Bolbocean, economics clinical assistant professor, has researched the impact of neonatal level of care and technology on health outcomes of children with Cerebral Palsy (CP).
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University Incubators May Lead to Lower-Quality Innovation, New Study Shows
[2/13/2017]
Lab Manager: This article is about entrepreneurship professor Peter Klein's research on the eventual decline in innovation quality within university-affiliated incubators.
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Beware of Digital Gluttony
[2/13/2017]
Catholic Digest: This helpful article cites seven tips from professor of marketing, James Roberts', book about phone addiction and how to control your digital habits: "Too Much of a Good Thing: Are You Addicted to Your Smartphone?"
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Here's How University Business Incubators Lead To Less Innovations
[2/13/2017]
University Herald: Entrepreneurship professor, Peter Klein, is featured in this article about his research on university-affiliated incubators and their eventual decline in innovation quality.
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2017’s Best Places for Valentine’s Day
[2/13/2017]
Meredith David, assistant professor of Marketing, answers WalletHub's questions about Valentine's Day.
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Do University Incubators Harm Innovation?
[2/11/2017]
Innovation Excellence: This innovation-focused blog reviews research by Baylor Business professor of entrepreneurship, Peter Klein, on whether university-affiliated incubators negatively affect the quality of innovations produced.
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University Incubators May Lead to Lower-Quality Innovation, New Study Shows
[2/10/2017]
Phys.org: Research by Baylor Business professor of entrepreneurship, Peter Klein, is reviewed in this piece about his findings that starting a university-affiliated incubator soon thereafter leads to a decline in innovation quality.
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Video: Prison Entrepreneurship Program
[2/10/2017]
KWKT-TV (FOX Waco): Baylor Business professor and associate dean for graduate studies, Gary Carini, is featured in this video about the Baylor Business prison outreach "Prison Entrepreneurship Program."
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University Incubators May Lead to Lower-Quality Innovation, New Study Shows
[2/8/2017]
WACO, Texas (Feb. 8, 2017) – The establishment of university-affiliated incubators is often followed by a reduction in the quality of university innovations, according to a new study co-authored by Peter Klein, Ph.D., professor of entrepreneurship and senior fellow in the Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise.
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Business School Awarding Scholarships – Deadline Approaches
[2/7/2017]
Baylor's Hankamer School of Business is accepting applications for both need-based and merit-based scholarships. The deadline is March 1 at 5 p.m.
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Baylor Professor John Tripp Awarded with AIS Early Career Award
[2/6/2017]
John Tripp, Assistant Professor in the Information Systems Department of the Hankamer School of Business, was awarded the Early Career Award by the Association for Information Systems. The AIS award recognizes individuals in the early stages of their careers who have already made outstanding research, teaching, and/or service contributions to the field of information systems.
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Don’t Be Rude: Put Down the Cellphone When You’re Talking to Friends
[2/5/2017]
The Tribune (San Luis Obispo): Discussed in this column are the impacts of "phone snubbing," or "phubbing," a term coined by Baylor professors of marketing James Roberts and Meredith David, who research the subject.
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Do Passionate, Excited Fans Post on Social Media More?
[2/1/2017]
Innovative Business at Baylor: Kirk Wakefield, the Edwin W. Streetman Professor of Retail Marketing and the Executive Director for the Center for Sports Sponsorship & Sales (S3), and Robin Wakefield, associate professor of information systems, have researched the affect of fans’ passion on the frequency of their social media usage in relation to their favorite brand.
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Baylor University Now Accepting Nominations for 2017 Texas Family Business of the Year
[1/31/2017]
Nominations are now being accepted for the 28th Annual Texas Family Business of the Year Awards. The Institute for Family Business at Baylor University hosts this annual awards program to recognize and honor outstanding family enterprises from across the state of Texas. Nominations will be accepted until April 28, 2017.
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Chip Gaines to Get His Own Store in Magnolia Market Silo
[1/27/2017]
Waco Tribune-Herald: Baylor Business alumnus, Chip Gaines of "Fixer Upper" and Magnolia, is planning to build a mercantile store within one of the two old grain silos on the Gaines' storefront property.
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First New Ontario Casino in a Decade Opens, But Critics Warn of Downside
[1/24/2017]
Cantech Letter: Economics professor Earl Grinols is quoted in this article about a new casino in Ontario for his knowledge of casinos and their economic impact. His book Gambling in America: Costs and Benefits is referenced.
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Baylor Bears Learned Lessons in Leadership from Their Time as Mascot
[1/24/2017]
Three generations of Baylor mascots met in Professor Rachel Woods’ Leadership and Organizational class to share what they learned while being a mascot.
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Bringing it All Together: The Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative (BRIC)
[1/18/2017]
Waco Chamber: This article delves into the history of the Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative (BRIC) facility, the research it has fostered, and LAUNCH: the Innovative Business Accelerator which provides strategic consulting and coaching services for businesses of all sizes.
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Auditing the Auditors
[1/18/2017]
Innovative Business at Baylor: Owen Brown, assistant professor of accounting & business law, has researched the judgment and decision-making behaviors of financial auditors and methods from the field of psychology to improve auditors' judgments and actions.
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6 Ways Our Founders Are Finding Balance And Avoiding Burnout In The New Year
[1/6/2017]
Thrive Global: In this article about ways to avoid "burnout," research on smartphone addiction by professors of marketing, James Roberts and Chris Pullig, is cited in reference to the benefits of reducing screentime.
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5 Keys to Your Social Security Benefits Strategy
[1/1/2017]
Kiplinger: Quoted in this piece about factors that retirees should weigh when calculating the best time to claim benefits is William Reichenstein, The Pat and Thomas R. Powers Chair in Investment.
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Do You Control Your Sales Appointments, or Does the Prospect?
[1/10/2017]
Business 2 Community: In this column about sales and cold calling prospects, a study by lead researcher and adjunct marketing lecturer, Dale Lampertz, about the efficacy and viability of cold calling in the modern era is referenced.
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Social Security’s Math Is Changing This Year. Here’s What to Look For
[1/5/2017]
Money: In this article about social security planning changes, professor William Reichenstein's advice is quoted.
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To Start 2017, Here Are Tips From an Insider on Turning Around a Toxic Group
[1/4/2017]
D Healthcare Daily: Professor Gary Carini penned this helpful piece about organizational toxicity and methods one can take to reduce it.
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17 Happy, Healthy Choices You Should Make In 2017
[1/2/2017]
Redbook: Professor of marketing, Meredith David, is credited in this helpful tips article for her research on what makes diets successful or not.
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Audio: New 'Phubbing' Study Reveals Relationship Dangers of Smartphone Use
[1/2/2017]
3AW Mornings: Professor James Roberts is interviewed by Australian morning talk radio show about his research on "phone snubbing," or "phubbing."
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6 Ways to Follow a Healthier Diet in 2017
[12/27/2016]
Consumer Reports: Professor Meredith David's research on eating healthy foods one enjoys as a strategy for successful dieting is referenced in this advice column on the topic.
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Study: 1 Innocent-Seeming Habit That Wreaks Havoc on Romantic Relationships
[12/26/2016]
Inc.: Research by professors James Roberts and Meredith David on "phubbing," or "phone snubbing," is reviewed and its findings explained.
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