Baylor Regents Approve Design Development for New School of Business Building, New PhD in Health Services Research
Among other business at their spring meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents voted to move forward in developing the design for the proposed new School of Business building. In addition, they approved a new PhD program in health services research.
New Baylor Business Review: Management, Leadership and Strategy in the 21st Century
In this issue of the Baylor Business Review, we explore management, leadership and business strategy in the 21st century.
Companies That Don't Embrace Social Media Might Be Treading Water, Experts Say
Workforce: Hope Koch, Ph.D., associate professor of information systems in Baylor's Hankamer School of Business, is quoted in an article about social media in the corporate world. Koch expands on how social media tools are building a stronger corporate culture by fostering more personal connects.
Faculty Recognized at Senior Appreciation Banquet
Business school faculty were recognized at the annual senior appreciation banquet this week.
Baylor Regents Approve Public Fundraising for New Business School Building
WACO, Texas (Feb. 8, 2013) - At its February meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents approved public fundraising for a new 275,000-square-foot business school building that will expand the school's size and reach by nearly 40 percent.
Why Building Your Own Corporate Facebook Will Usually Fail
Forbes: This article considers the effectiveness of social networking in the corporate workplace and references a study conducted by Hope Koch, Ph.D., associate professor of information systems in Baylor's Hankamer School of Business.
Online social networking at work can improve morale and reduce employee turnover
Science Daily: Research by Hope Koch, Ph.D., professor of information systems in the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor shows an increase in morale and a decrease in employee turnover by allowing employees to participate in work-sponsored internal social networking sites.
Online Social Networking at Work Can Improve Morale and Reduce Employee Turnover, According to Baylor Study
By allowing employees to participate in a work-sponsored internal social networking site, a company can improve morale and reduce turnover.
Consulting Firm Accenture Brings Real-World Experience Inside Classrooms
Partnering business students with consulting firm, Accenture, to research and provide solutions on real-time, core issues was not always the established norm at Baylor University. The IT Intervention Competition, led by Dr. Hope Koch, associate professor of Information Systems, is relatively new to Baylor Business. Students from three of Koch's upper level Management Information Systems (MIS) 3305 classes, competed in this semester-long, interactive project competition.
Partnering With Nonprofits (BBR)
In a world where technology rules, companies are finding it increasingly difficult to stay in tune with the changing times. Nonprofit organizations are no exception and often have the additional challenge of a limited operational budget. Without the guidance and support of a sometimes costly IT consultant or IT director, nonprofits may fall victim to lengthy manual processes, system setbacks and system failures.