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Women’s exit of IT studied at Baylor
[1/30/2015]
Cindy Riemenschneider, Ph.D., professor of information systems and associate dean for research and faculty development in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, is interviewed in this story about her research, which shows that occupational culture and informal social networks at IT firms are areas that need to be addressed to help keep women from fleeing IT jobs. “Because of the imbalance with regard to gender, a woman that wants that type of a mentor may need to seek out a mentor from another organization,” Riemenschneider said.
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Women in IT
[1/15/2015]
According to Cindy Riemenschneider, professor of information systems, there are a number of challenges for women in IT today. Barriers stem from the fact that so few women are in the higher levels of organizations to begin with. In addition, the way work-family balance is viewed is still gender biased.
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Baylor Professor’s New Research Geared to Keep Women from Fleeing IT Profession
[12/12/2014]
For years, employers and experts have been trying to reverse the exodus of women from information technology positions. They're failing.
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Student Research Team Studies the Conflicts of Information Technology Consumerization
[11/20/2014]
What started out as a class paper quickly progressed into a compelling study, when Hope Koch's doctoral students analyzed data she and Lt. Col. Pat Curry collected about information technology (IT) consumerization.
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San Antonio student beats homelessness to attend Baylor
[11/10/2014]
KSAT-TV: KSAT-TV reporter and Baylor alumna Jessie Degollado relates the story of Baylor sophomore Alex Gonzalez, who has found success at Baylor after overcoming homelessness while living in San Antonio. Alex, with the help of the nonprofit Haven for Hope, applied to Baylor and now serves as a Wi-Fi coach at McLane Stadium, assisting fans with gaining access to the stadium’s wireless network. Haven for Hope benefactors, along with Baylor support, allowed Alex, a top student at his high school, to attend Baylor. Alex’s mentor, Hope Koch, Ph. D., associate professor of information systems in the Hankamer School of Business, also was interviewed and remarked about how he inspires her.
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Business Managers Prefer to Deceive Face to Face
[10/29/2014]
When John Carlson, associate professor of Information Systems (IS), set out to conduct research about why people, business managers in particular, choose certain modes of communication, the results surprised him.
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The Psychological Contract Between IT Professionals and Their Profession
[10/29/2014]
Rene Moquin, a PhD candidate in Information Systems (IS), conducted qualitative research about information technology (IT) professionals, their expectations working in the IT field. This common relationship is called the psychological contract.
(FULL STORY)

Middle Management Affects Strategy
[10/28/2014]
With more than 30 years of practitioner experience in Information Technology, Michael Milovich, a third year Information Systems (IS) PhD student, conducted a quantitative study that focuses on middle management awareness in business and involvement in the IS strategy of organizations.
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Digital Media Transforming our Funerals, Memorials
[9/21/2014]
The Waco Tribune-Herald: Article about how technology and the explosion of social media are shaping how people share loss and remember the departed. Quoted in the article are Jim Moshinskie, Ph.D., part-time lecturer in information systems in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, who is president of OakCrest Funeral Home, and Candi Cann, Ph.D., assistant professor of religion in the Baylor Interdisciplinary Core in the Honors College, who writes about the dynamics of online grief and memorials in her book “Virtual Afterlives: Grieving the Dead in the Twenty-first Century.”
(FULL STORY)

Baylor Professor’s New Research Geared to Keep Women from Fleeing IT Profession
[8/13/2014]
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."
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