A Penny Saved Was Never A Penny Earned
Forbes: Blaine McCormick, Ph.D., chair and associate professor of management in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, writes about sayings incorrectly attributed to Benjamin Franklin. He says the inaccuracies are indicative of the financial illiteracy that plagues the United States.
Baylor Business Management & Entrepreneurship Department Reorganized into Separate Departments
The Hankamer School of Business Management & Entrepreneurship Department has been reorganized into two departments, effective for the fall 2014 semester. Kendall Artz is the chair of the Entrepreneurship Department, and Blaine McCormick has been named the new Management Department Chair.
Baylor Professors Bring College Exam Prep to Waco Area
The Waco Tribune-Herald: Blaine McCormick, Ph.D., associate professor of management, and Steve Bradley, Ph.D., assistant professor of management, both in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, are quoted in this article about the More Than a Teacher program, an SAT and ACT prep course. McCormick and Bradley brought the program to Waco in 2013. Since then, more than 100 students have gone through the SAT or ACT class or the PSAT boot camp. “We prepare students for a very serious four hours,” McCormick said. “A 50-point rise can mean thousands of dollars in financial aid.”
Go that Extra Mile
Human resources and corporate services director, Jeff Lupinacci, says developing a "great place to work" atmosphere is one of the most strategic things an organization can do.
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.
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.
Sweeten the Deal
Human resources and corporate services director, Jeff Lupinacci, who has worked in all the major regions of the world, gives some advice on attracting and retaining top talent for multi-national, U.S.-based companies.
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.
Who's Getting Promoted?
Professor of management Sam Paustian-Underdahl studied a group of nurses from the Midwestern United States Medical Center — the way they managed work and family responsibilities, and how their boss perceived the way they managed it.
Retirement Strategies for 30-Year-Olds
William Reichenstein, professor and holder of The Pat & Thomas R. Powers Chair of Investment in Management in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, answers the question: What retirement money tip do you wish you’d given yourself when you were 30? Reichenstein is a member of The Wall Street Journal's "Ask the Experts," an exclusive group of industry and thought leaders who engage in in-depth online discussions of important topics.