Does The Stuff You Buy Make You Happier? BU Prof Says No
KWTX-TV: Author of the book, "Shiny Objects: Why We Spend Money We Don't Have in Search Of Happiness We Can't Buy," James Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor's Hankamer School of Business, says that overspending, particularly at Christmas, leads to further trouble for consumers and does little to make them happy.
CardHub's 2014 Credit Predictions
CardHub.com: Article on financial predictions for 2014 quotes James Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor's Hankamer School of Business and author of the book, "Shiny Objects: Why We Spend Money We Don't Have in Search of Happiness We Can't Buy."
More People in Household Can Increase Health Subsidy
Chicago Tribune: In a Q&A on taxes and Social Security, Business journalist Janet Kidd Stewart quotes William Reichenstein, professor of finance and The Pat and Thomas R. Powers Chair in Investment Management in Baylor's Hankamer School of Business, about the benefits of working beyond age 70.
The Impact of Social Networking Sites in the Workplace (BBR)
By allowing employees to participate in a work-sponsored internal social networking site (SNS), a company can improve morale and reduce turnover, according to a case study coauthored by Hope Koch, associate professor of Information Systems; Dorothy Leidner, the Ferguson Professor of Information Systems and director of the PhD Program in Information Systems; and Ester Gonzalez, a graduate of Baylor's PhD Program in Information Systems who now teaches at California State University, Fullerton.
The Hankamer Experience: An Overview
Explore the key dimensions that comprise the experience at Baylor's Hankamer School of Business. Watch this video for an overview.
Interpreting Statistical Information
Statistics can be deceptive if you're not careful. Make sure you understand the data presented before basing an important decision on misleading information.
Greg Leman Talks about the Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative
Texas Entrepreneur Network Blog: Interview with Greg Leman, Ph.D., clinical professor in Baylor's Hankamer School of Business and director of the LAUNCH Innovative Business Accelerator, about the program, the group's mission and his advice for entrepreneurs.
Baylor Regents Approve Construction of New Business School Campus
At its annual Homecoming meeting today, the Baylor University Board of Regents approved construction of the new $99 million Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation that will house the University's nationally ranked Hankamer School of Business. Baylor plans to break ground on the 275,000-square-foot facility in December.
A Knowledge Revolution in Business
Benjamin Franklin started a knowledge revolution in business. Listen to the two-minute audio file from the Business Review.
Regional Casinos Prey on Problem Gamblers, Study Says
The Baptist Standard: A new study from the Council on Casinos - of which Earl Grinols, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Economics in Baylor's Hankamer School of Business, is a member - found that modern casinos use highly addictive computerized slot machines to draw low- to middle-income patrons.