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Business School Faculty Recognized
[4/21/2016]
Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business bestows faculty awards on an annual basis. The winners were announced at the Senior Appreciation Banquet April 20.
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11 Ways To Keep A Positive Attitude At Work, So You Don’t Have To Feel Miserable
[4/14/2016]
Bustle: An article about how to stay positive at work cites a Baylor University study that found that office workers who take short, frequent breaks during the workday report higher job satisfaction, reduced emotional exhaustion and greater efforts to take on their job responsibilities. The study was conducted by Emily Hunter, Ph.D., and Cindy Wu, Ph.D., associate professors of management in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business.
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Supervisors, Coworkers Tolerate Unethical Behavior when Production is Good, Baylor Study Finds
[4/6/2016]
Your coworker wastes time. He mismanages resources. He’s been known to engage in activities that you and others consider conflicts of interest. Yet, he seems to “do no wrong” in the eyes of the company. Why? Because he’s producing.
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The Unexpected Ways Your Bad Boss Brings You Down
[3/28/2016]
Daily Worth: This story cites a 2012 Baylor University study, in which researchers found that abusive supervision — like rudeness, tantrums and public criticism — on the job can lead to more conflict at home. Researchers include Hankamer School of Business faculty Dawn Carlson, Ph.D., H.R. Gibson Chair of Organizational Development, and Emily Hunter, Ph.D., associate professor of management.
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The Best Personality Types for Remote Workers
[3/16/2016]
Business News Daily: Article about a recent Baylor business study in the Journal of Management about teams that use virtual communications and their effectiveness in the workplace. Quoted is Sara Perry, PhD, assistant professor of management in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, who coauthored the study with a team of researchers, including Emily Hunter, PhD, associate professor of management. “Under the conditions of higher virtuality, you need people to hold you accountable to prevent the virtuality from letting you stray or loaf,” Perry said. Business News Daily is a resource for small business owners at all stages of their entrepreneurial journey.
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Attention, Workplace Slackers! New Work-Family Research Shows How Team Makeup, ‘Virtuality’ Affect Social Loafing
[3/14/2016]
Study reveals which team combinations work best via virtual communication
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Is Working From Home Unproductive?
[3/14/2016]
KXXV-TV: Sara Perry, Ph.D., assistant professor of management in Baylor University’s Hankamer School, is quoted in this story about her recent Journal of Management study of teams that use virtual communications and their effectiveness in the workplace. Perry, who coauthored the study with a team of researchers, including Emily Hunter, Ph.D., associate professor of management at Baylor, said, “Under the conditions of higher virtuality, you need people to hold you accountable to prevent the virtuality from letting you stray or loaf.”
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Company Stops Working at 11 am for Seven Minutes Each Day, Study Suggests You Should Do the Same
[2/12/2016]
Independent: This article references research by Emily Hunter, Ph.D., and Cindy Wu, Ph.D., associate professors of management in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, which identifies key characteristics of a “better” workday break. The research, which shows that people who take mid-morning breaks experience increased productivity, received national and international attention.
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5 Top Lessons From the Most Notable Workplace Trends of 2015
[12/29/2015]
Inc.: This Inc. roundup of workplace trends of 2015 features research by Emily Hunter, Ph.D., and Cindy Wu, Ph.D., associate professors of management in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, that identifies key characteristics of a “better” workday break. Their research, which shows that people benefit from mid-morning breaks and breaks that feature activities they enjoy doing, received national and international attention.
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Franklin Says What?!
[12/3/2015]
One of the most common misquotes attributed to Benjamin Franklin is “A penny saved is a penny earned.” It’s close, but it’s not Franklin. Franklin is best known as one of the foremost founders of a new nation. He helped define the American spirit through his wit and wisdom. Nationally recognized scholar on his business practices, Dr. Blaine McCormick, says Franklin is often misquoted.
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