In the News
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.
The Power of Your Emotional Attitudes Upon Your Entire Being
Psychology Today: A study conducted at Baylor University is mentioned in this article about materialism and its possible link to depression. Baylor researchers Jo-Ann Tsang, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology and neuroscience in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, and James Roberts, Ph.D., holder of The Ben H. Williams Professorship in Marketing in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, are referenced in the article.
Managing Tax Brackets a Potent Tool
Investment News: William Reichenstein, Ph.D., The Pat & Thomas R. Powers Chair of Investment in Management in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, is mentioned in this article about the use of tax brackets. The article cites Reichenstein’s work as concluding that retirees can make their money last seven more years by optimizing income withdrawal strategies.
Reduce Poverty to End Families' Reliance on Child Labor
South China Morning Post: June 12th is World Day against Child Labor. Van Pham, Ph.D., associate professor of economics in the Hankamer School of Business is mentioned in the article arguing that child labor decreases adult wages, increasing the reliance of child labor to make up the difference. The theory is called the “child labor trap.”
Addison Launches Entrepreneur Center
Dallas Morning News: A new entrepreneurship center in Addison, “TreeHouse,” was an idea inspired by the city’s partnership with Baylor University’s Accelerated Ventures business creation program. The center will provide education, training and other resources such as affordable office space.