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Power of the Customer
[8/21/2014]
TERADATA: Jeff Tanner, Ph.D., professor of marketing in Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business, is quoted in this article about the power of the customer in the marketplace and how businesses should use data to better understand, serve and build relationships with their customers. “We’ve had centuries of managers who had to make decisions without solid information, and so we’ve come to value things like action over reflection that aren’t necessarily, when you have the data, the best things for the organization,” Tanner says.
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What’s Missing in Your New Social Security Benefits Statement
[8/21/2014]
TIME.COM: For the first time in three years, the Social Security Administration will be mailing estimated benefits statements to some American workers. This Reuters article quotes William Reichenstein, Ph.D., professor of finance and The Pat and Thomas R. Powers Chair in Investment Management in Baylor's Hankamer School of Business, who provides tips to retirees on how to sustain their retirement incomes. This story has appeared in numerous outlets, including MSN Money and the Fiscal Times.
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Do Retirees Take Too Much or Too Little Risk With Their Investments?
[8/15/2014]
The Wall Street Journal: William Reichenstein, Ph.D., professor of finance and The Pat and Thomas R. Powers Chair in Investment Management at Baylor's Hankamer School of Business, is featured in this Wall Street Journal “The Experts” blog in which he advises retirees on how to allocate assets. In part, his advice to retirees: “[I]nvest in a diversified portfolio of low-cost domestic and international stocks and bond funds. Furthermore, avoid firm-specific (i.e., inappropriate) risk from having more than a small portion of your funds in any individual stock or low-grade bond.”
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Baylor Professor’s New Research Geared to Keep Women from Fleeing IT Profession
[8/13/2014]
For years, employers and experts have been trying to reverse the exodus of women from information technology positions. They're failing, but Cindy Riemenschneider, Ph.D., professor of information systems and associate dean for research and faculty development, is looking deeper into areas that need to be addressed, propose a new model they hope will "re-energize the dialogue regarding creating a more diversified IT work environment."
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What Should Couples Do When Downsizing in Retirement?
[8/13/2014]
The Wall Street Journal: 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 what home modifications should be made to prepare for old age.
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Stash the Right Amount of Cash
[7/17/2014]
How much should you save for a comfortable retirement? Professor and Wall Street Journal blogger retirement expert, Bill Reichenstein, gives some pointers.
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Sex Worker Trade Booming in Silicon Valley
[7/11/2014]
USA TODAY: Scott Cunningham, Ph.D., associate professor of economics in Baylor's Hankamer School of Business, studies risky behaviors, crime and illicit labor markets. He was interviewed by USA TODAY for this article on the Internet’s role in the surge in prostitution in Silicon Valley.
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Do Exhibitions Give the Gift of Time?
[6/26/2014]
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.
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Belief in God May Influence Workplace Conduct
[6/22/2014]
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.
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The Power of Your Emotional Attitudes Upon Your Entire Being
[6/16/2014]
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.
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