5 Top Lessons From the Most Notable Workplace Trends of 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.
Options Still Available for Couples to Boost Social Security Benefits
Kiplinger: William Reichenstein, Ph.D., professor of finance in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, is quoted in an article about changes in social security benefits. “One-earner couples may lose the most under the new rules,” Reichenstein said. “With the new regimen, the cumulative lifetime benefits of these one-earner couples would be higher if they did not wait until age 70 to apply. These couples may be better off collecting a couple of years earlier.”
Allergan considers Waco plant for big expansion
Waco Tribune-Herald: Tom Kelly, Ph.D., professor of economics and director of the Center for Business and Economic Research in Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business, is featured in this article about his recent study – an examination of the economic impact of pharmaceutical company Allergan on Central Texas.
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.
Should You Bring Up ‘Multitasking’ During an Interview? Not If You Want the Job
TheStreet.com: Anne Grinols, assistant dean for faculty development and college initiatives in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, is featured as an expert in this story about the myths of multitasking – and why jobseekers should avoid listing it on their resumes. "Employers are more interested in outcomes than efforts," Grinols said. "Multitasking refers to the latter."
Three Myths of Multitasking – And Why You Don’t Want To List It On Your Resume
Jobseekers should rethink adding “multitasking” to the list of skills on their resumes, said a Baylor University business professor.
“Employers are more interested in outcomes than efforts. Multitasking refers to the latter,” said Anne Grinols, assistant dean for faculty development and college initiatives in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business. “I would not use the term ‘multitasking’ on my resume. Instead, I would indicate expertise in multiple areas, timely production and excellence in outcomes.”
Foreign Companies on the U.S. Stock Exchange Not Held to Same Earnings Quality Standards as U.S. Companies
The U.S. was reeling after news of the WorldCom and Enron corporate accounting scandals hit in the early 2000s. Significant corporate accounting fraud had occurred for years without being discovered. The government acted quickly, and passed The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) as a reaction to the scandals. The act created more stringent regulations for publicly traded companies, domestically and abroad....
Professors Go Above and Beyond to Serve Doctoral Students
One of the key areas of focus for the Hankamer School of Business is to provide principled leadership and service guided by Christian commitment. Professors and students alike strive to be servant leaders. Marketing Department Professor and Chair Chris Pullig answered the call to servant leadership.
3 Ways to Stop Your Friends from Phone Snubbing
THE LIST: Video included: THE LIST, a nationally syndicated pop culture news show, produced this segment about phubbing – “phone snubbing” – and featured research from Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, which found that phubbing can damage romantic relationships. Study co-authors are James A. Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing, and Meredith David, Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing.
Tailored for Success
Wall Street Journal investment management expert Bill Reichenstein says, somewhere around the age of 50, it gets more difficult for Americans to find full-time employment. It often comes down to being over qualified.