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Vicious Cycle of 'Phone Snubbing'
Business Standard: Picked up from a Baylor University press release, a new study by professors of marketing, Meredith David and James Roberts, finds that people who are "phone snubbed," or "phubbed," by others then turn to their own smartphones and engage in social media for acceptance.
People ‘Phone Snubbed’ by Others Often Turn to Phones, Social Media for Acceptance, Baylor Study
Scienmag: Picked up from a Baylor University press release, a new study by professors of marketing, Meredith David and James Roberts, finds that people who are "phone snubbed," or "phubbed," by others then turn to their own smartphones and engage in social media for acceptance.
Tax Reform Needs to Be About More Than a Tax Cut
CNBC: Giving his commentary about tax reform in this piece is adjunct professor of management, and retired president and CEO of Walmart U.S., William Simon.
New Strategies for Retirement Highlighted
Financial Advisor: Professor of finance, William Reichenstein, is referenced in this article about speaker topics at the eighth annual Inside Retirement conference for financial advisers, where he recommended some ways advisers could help their clients more in regards to Social Security and retirement account withdrawal strategies.
Will Personalized Pricing Only Lead to More Discounting?
RetailWire: A study by professor of management, Meredith David, is analyzed in this article, which explains how the research concludes that the existence of a personalized-pricing program may lead customers to expect discounts on a regular basis.
Update: How to Earn More on Your Emergency Savings
Morningstar: Professor of finance, William Reichenstein, discusses how a high-grade, short-term bond fund can help investors earn more in an emergency savings account.
Some Older Parents Are Missing Out on This Social Security Perk
TIME: Quoted in this article is William Reichenstein, The Pat and Thomas R. Powers Chair in Investment Management, as a Social Security expert explaining retirement benefits for parents whose children are still in high school.
Foster Healthy Rivalry at Your Brokerage
National Association of Realtors: This realtor advice article references a 2016 study published in the Keller Center Research Report that analyzed the performance of 117 salespeople and found that healthy rivalry as part of an office culture can override a person's competitive tendencies.
Are You "Phubbing" Me?
Healthy Cells Magazine: In this article, a Christian counselor discusses the research of professors of marketing, James Roberts and Meredith David, on phone snubbing, or "phubbing," and its harmful impact on relationships.
Clutter-free Marriage Creates Spring Renewal
Daily North Shore: This advice column piece about marriage maintenance and improvement mentions research by James Roberts, professor of marketing, centered around smartphone snubbing, or "phubbing," of partners.