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Addison, Dallas Entrepreneur Center Join Forces to Help Support Startup Companies
The Dallas Morning News: Baylor’s Accelerated Ventures program is mentioned in this article about an effort in Dallas to help support entrepreneurial businesses and startup companies. Quoted is Baylor alumnus James Blair, who launched LionsMouth Digital, a design firm. Also mentioned is David Grubbs, a former Baylor lecturer in management and entrepreneurship in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business who directed Accelerated Ventures.
Sex Worker Trade Booming in Silicon Valley
USA TODAY: Scott Cunningham, Ph.D., associate professor of economics in Baylor's Hankamer School of Business, studies risky behaviors, crime and illicit labor markets. He was interviewed by USA TODAY for this article on the Internet’s role in the surge in prostitution in Silicon Valley.
Social Security Earnings Test Ensnares a Spouse
Kiplinger: William Reichenstein, Ph.D., The Pat & Thomas R. Powers Chair of Investment in Management in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, is quoted in this article about the “earnings test” for Social Security benefits.
Why Some Say Growing Demand for Soccer Gear Will Last
Market Watch: Kirk Wakefield, Ph.D., The Edwin W. Streetman Professor of Retail Marketing and executive director of sports and entertainment marketing in Baylor's Hankamer School of Business, is quoted in this article about the impact of the World Cup on the U.S. soccer market. “We are now at least one generation in of parents who grew up playing soccer as a child,” Wakefield said. “So, they understand the game and are likely to include their children in the game, particularly compared to the boomers and older generations.”
40 Years Ago, the Supermarket Price Scanner Made its Debut
KWTX: Article addressing the history of the supermarket price scanner quotes Pedro Reyes, Ph.D., associate professor of operations and supply chain management in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business and director of the Center for Excellence in Supply Chain Management.
Do Exhibitions Give the Gift of Time?
Center for Exhibition Industry Research: Jeff Tanner, Ph.D., professor of marketing in Hankamer School of Business, writes about the importance of lower or mid-level managers in using exhibitions so as not to lose touch with “key influencers” in the market.
2014 World Cup Early Exits Could Imperil Bottom Line For FIFA, Advertisers, Retailers
International Business Times: Kirk Wakefield, Ph.D., The Edwin W. Streetman Professor of Retail Marketing and executive director of sports and entertainment marketing in Baylor's Hankamer School of Business, is quoted in this article about the impact on advertisers and retailers after popular teams are eliminated from World Cup contention.
IssueTrak Awards Scholarship to Student With Innovative Suggestions for Improvements to Help Desk and Customer Support Solutions
SPi News: Ingrid Lecot, a sophomore pre-business major in Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business, was awarded a $1,000 IssueTrak scholarship after submitting an essay giving answers to potential problems with help desk and customer support services.
Belief in God May Influence Workplace Conduct
Business Standard: Feature on Baylor research funded by the National Science Foundation that looked at how church attendance and participation affects job satisfaction. Quoted in the article is Jerry Z. Park, Ph.D., associate professor of sociology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences. Co-authors were Baylor researchers Jenna Griebel Rogers, a doctoral candidate in sociology; Mitchell J. Neubert, Ph.D., associate professor and The Hazel and Harry Chavanne Chair of Christian Ethics in Business in the Hankamer School of Business; and Kevin D. Dougherty, Ph.D., associate professor of sociology.
Cashing in on the World Cup, Philly Bars Score Big
Philly.com: Kirk Wakefield, professor and executive director of sports and entertainment marketing at Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business, is quoted in this article about how sporting events – like the World Cup – bring fans closer together and bring revenue to local restaurants.