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Five Signs You Should Split Up With Your Partner, Pronto
Yahoo! News: “Phubbing” your partner — snubbing them to look at your cell phone — can harm a relationship and may lead to depression, according to a Baylor University study. Quoted is Meredith David, Ph.D., who said that findings show that “the more often a couple’s time spent together is interrupted by one individual attending to his/her cellphone, the less likely it is that the other individual is satisfied in the overall relationship.”
Allergan Tight-lipped on Upcoming Major Expansion of Waco Plant
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 study – an examination of the economic impact of pharmaceutical company Allergan on Central Texas – which was released in January.
11 Ways To Keep A Positive Attitude At Work, So You Don’t Have To Feel Miserable
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.
The 6 Signs of Cell Phone Addiction
Entrepreneur: James A. Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business, is a featured expert in this story, which identifies the six signs of cell phone addiction: salience, euphoria, tolerance, withdrawal, conflict and relapse.
Supervisors, Coworkers Tolerate Unethical Behavior When Production Is Good, Baylor Study Finds
My Informs: Story about a new study from Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, which investigates why employees’ unethical behaviors may be tolerated instead of rejected. The story quotes lead author, Matthew J. Quade, Ph.D., assistant professor of management. “In this study, we’re asking the questions: When and why are people ostracized – or excluded from the group – while at work?” Quade said. “Our research contributes to an ongoing conversation regarding whether people’s competence is more important than morality within the context of organizations.”
The Unexpected Ways Your Bad Boss Brings You Down
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.
To Garage Sale, or Not to Garage Sale? That Is the Question (in Spring)
My Informs: This article offers suggestions from Baylor experts on consumers, marketing and families on how to have success when having — or going to — garage sales. Quoted are Jim Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business; Lorynn Divita, Ph.D. associate professor of apparel merchandising in Baylor’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences (CHHS); Elise King, assistant professor of interior design in CHHS; and Karen Melton, Ph.D., assistant professor of child and family studies in CHHS.
The Best Personality Types for Remote Workers
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.
Is Working From Home Unproductive?
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.”
8 Habits That Make Millennials Stressed, Anxious And Unproductive
Forbes: This story cites research by James Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, who found that women and men college students spend an average of 10 and eight hours, respectively, each day on their cellphones.