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Baylor University Student Group Receives Prestigious Award from World’s Largest HR Association
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has awarded a 2016-2017 Merit Award designation to the Baylor University SHRM student chapter for providing superior growth and development opportunities to its student chapter members.

ScienceDaily: Supervisors, coworkers tolerate unethical behavior when production is good, study finds
Apr. 5, 2016
Story about a new study from Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, which investigates why employees’ unethical behaviors may be tolerated instead of rejected. The story quotes lead author, Matthew J. Quade, Ph.D., assistant professor of management. “In this study, we’re asking the questions: When and why are people ostracized – or excluded from the group – while at work?” Quade said. “Our research contributes to an ongoing conversation regarding whether people’s competence is more important than morality within the context of organizations.” (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, pitched this story nationally. He covers faculty and research in the Hankamer School of Business.)

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.

Baylor Student Wins Major Human Resources Scholarship
Baylor’s own Melanie Prada is this year’s recipient of the HR Southwest Conference (HRSWC) Excellence in Education Student Scholarship, which includes a $1,000 scholarship and the net proceeds from the HRSWC silent auction.

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.

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.

Assistant Professor’s Study on Food Service Goes Viral
When Emily Hunter, assistant professor of Management and Entrepreneurship started working on, The Waiter Spit in My Soup! Antecedents of Customer-Directed Counterproductive Work Behavior, with her adviser and mentor Lisa Penney, associate professor in the Psychology Department at the University of Houston, she never expected it to get much exposure. By Sept. 5, just two months after the article was published online in the Human Performance journal, a variety of news outlets from Fox News to The Today Show picked up their article and ran stories on their findings.

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