More than Two Dozen Baylor Students Help Syrian Refugees
KXXV-TV: Thirty-two Baylor students from Antioch Church in Waco went to Athens, Greece, and the Greek island of Lesvos during their winter break to help serve the thousands of refugees who have fled from the civil war in Syria. Quoted are Baylor volunteers Sydney Findley, a senior recreation major, and Jack Steadman, a senior Baylor Business Fellow. "The whole time while I was over there I was thinking, ‘Man, what would it be like if I was all of a sudden uprooted from my home in Waco, Texas, and I was forced to go along a refugee trail and put in refugee camps where I don't have any of my resources?’” Steadman said.
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.
Baylor Survey Launches Next Chapter
The Baylor MBA Focus Firm project has officially begun Phase II of the project with North Bay, Ontario. Nineteen graduate students from Baylor are steering the next chapter which will focus on the key areas of opportunities identified in Phase I of the project - the development of strategic priorities, as well as the need for enhanced communication, retention and promotion.
Three Myths of Multitasking – And Why You Don’t Want To List It On Your Resume
Jobseekers should rethink adding “multitasking” to the list of skills on their resumes, said a Baylor University business professor.
“Employers are more interested in outcomes than efforts. Multitasking refers to the latter,” said Anne Grinols, assistant dean for faculty development and college initiatives in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business. “I would not use the term ‘multitasking’ on my resume. Instead, I would indicate expertise in multiple areas, timely production and excellence in outcomes.”
Team From Trinity University Takes Home $12,000 From Baylor University’s Case Competition In Healthcare Management
Graduate students from universities across the nation came together at Baylor University last weekend to compete in the inaugural Robbins Case Competition in Healthcare Management. The event is hosted by the Robbins Institute for Health Policy and Leadership at Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business.
Career Management Department Launches New Platform to Help Students Get Hired
This year with the addition of the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, the Hankamer School of Business Office of Career Management launched a new program available only to business school students called Handshake, a modern career services management platform.
Cold Calling Anxiety
About Health: The Keller Center for Research in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business and a team of Baylor M.B.A. students partnered with the research and development department at Keller Williams Realty International to conduct a study about cold calling. The study sought to quantify the importance and effectiveness about cold calling as a prospecting tool and measure the effectiveness of cold calls.
Hankamer School of Business Finds New, State-of-the-Art Home
KWBU-FM: AUDIO: The new $100 million Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation is the new home of Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business. Media representatives were given a tour this week of the 275,000-square-foot building, which has an atrium, classrooms with the latest technology, collaborative study rooms and more than 250 office spaces. Interviewed for the story were Terry Maness, D.B.A., dean of Hankamer School of Business, and MBA student Kevin Mitchell.
Baylor MBA Candidates Partner with Zambian Students for Business Consulting
Baylor University MBA candidates and Northrise University undergraduate students teamed up in June for the annual African Global Initiative course in Ndola, Zambia. The seven Baylor Business students and twelve Northrise students formed five teams to work for three local businesses on projects involving human resources, entrepreneurship, pricing structures and marketing campaigns.
Promoting Hands-On Learning: Undergraduates as Business Consultants
Prior to becoming a Baylor faculty member in fall 2014, Sara Perry, assistant professor of Management, taught organizational behavior at the University of Houston—Downtown. With a university initiative for service learning, Perry and two fellow faculty members created a transformational learning opportunity for their students.