Business School Faculty Recognized
Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business bestows faculty awards on an annual basis. The winners were announced at the Senior Appreciation Banquet April 20.
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.
Are You Addicted to Your Smart Phone?
The Daily Edition (Australia): James A. Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, is renowned for his research on cellphone addiction. He is featured in this segment discussing his research on cellphone addiction and “phubbing” – phone snubbing – and their effects on personal relationships.
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.
5 Tips to Improve Writing in Online Classes
U.S. News & World Report: This article references 2014 research by James A. Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, which showed college students spend an average of 8-10 hours per day on their mobile phones.
Students at Baylor’s Center for Professional Selling Engage in a Day-long Sell-off Competition
Baylor Lariat: Students at Baylor University’s Center for Professional Selling converged at the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business & Innovation Friday for a day-long sell-off competition. The annual in-house competition challenges those majoring in professional selling at Baylor by placing them in a mock sales meeting with a company executive playing the role of a company CEO.
Chipotle in Waco to Stay Open While Chain Polishes Image in Wake of E. Coli Outbreak
Waco Tribune-Herald: James Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, is quoted as an expert in this story regarding Chipotle’s attempts to rebuild its image and its brand following an E. coli outbreak. “Once the public gets the idea your food is not safe, it’s a hard road back,” Roberts said. “Loyal customers will save Chipotle. They are so in love with the restaurant that they are willing to give it a second chance. But they’ve got to make sure they don’t mess up again.”
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.
What Shopping Addiction Really Looks Like — and How to Quit
TIME: James A. Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, is quoted as an expert in this story about shopping addiction. Roberts is known for his research on consumerism. “If finding a good bargain, whether online or at a flea market, brings you intense pleasure, that’s a warning sign,” Roberts said. “And on the flip side, investigate whether you suffer from withdrawal, feeling antsy and irritable if you don’t have a chance to check your bids on eBay.”