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Applications Open for Ninth Annual Baylor New Venture Competition
[10/10/2019]
The John F. Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise is hosting its ninth annual Baylor New Venture Competition and is now accepting applications through November 1.
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Alumni Profile: Ron Welborn
[10/10/2019]
As a senior at Baylor, Ron Welborn (BBA ’98) was interested in real estate at a time when the industry was doing well. He now serves as Vice President of Development for Jackson-Shaw, a real estate development and investment firm in Dallas, Texas.
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Top Finishers of BBBD Sales Competition Announced
[10/9/2019]
Baylor’s Center for Professional Selling initiated the academic year with the Baylor Business Business Development (BBBD) competition, which is an experiential learning exercise focused on the pre-call planning and business development steps of the sales process. The competition engaged 70 competitors who established strategies for contacting prospective buyers and initiating contact with these buyers via telephone and email. Their goal in the process was to obtain a face-to-face meeting.
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How to Deal With ‘Sunday Scaries’
[9/22/2019]
Houston Chronicle: This article features the insights of professor of Marketing Sara Perry about the "Sunday Scaries" anxiety that people feel as the weekend nears an end.
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Edutainment' Can Lead to Positive Health-Related Changes Among Multicultural Millennials
[9/20/2019]
News Medical: "Edutainment" can lead to positive health-related changes among multicultural millenials according to a new study by Tyrha Lindsey-Warren, professor of Marketing.
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Multicultural Millennials Respond Positively to Health ‘Edutainment,’ Baylor Marketing Research Says
[9/19/2019]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 19, 2019) – Storytelling that educates and entertains – aka “edutainment” – is a powerful communications tool that can lead to positive health-related changes among multicultural millennials, according to a new marketing study from Baylor University.
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Baylor University Announces Funding of Two Baylor Academic Challenge Faculty Positions
[9/17/2019]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 17, 2019) – Baylor University today announced the funding of two faculty positions under the institution’s new Baylor Academic Challenge matching program. The two $1.5 million gifts from Grady Rosier, president and CEO of the McLane Company Inc., and John and Nancy Jackson, who are Give Light National Campaign Steering Committee co-chairs, will create new faculty positions within the Hankamer School of Business and in support of the University’s Baylor in Latin America Initiative.
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Couples Who Tailgate Together Stay Together, Says New Baylor Research
[9/5/2019]
Fox 47 News: Professor of Marketing, Meredith David, found in a study that couples who tailgate together report higher levels of respect and relationship satisfaction.
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Baylor Accounting Students Receive PCAOB Scholarships
[9/5/2019]
Two Baylor Accounting students received scholarships from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) this summer.
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Couples Who Tailgate Together Stay Together, Says New Baylor Research
[9/4/2019]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 4, 2019) – For millions of football fans across the United States, fall is the time to break out the grills, load vehicles with coolers and food and games, and gather with friends for the time-honored tradition of tailgating.
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How to Win Back Employee Trust If You’ve Been Too Focused on the Bottom Line
[9/3/2019]
The Predictive Index: The focus of this piece is research by professor of Management, Matt Quade, which found that supervisors who focus on their "bottom line" lose employee satisfaction, which negatively impacts their "bottom line."
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Why Your Work and Career Can Continue to Debilitate You
[8/29/2019]
Psychology Today: This article highlights new research by Matt Quade, professor of Management, who found that employees withhold performance when their supervisors become more focused on the bottom line than them.
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Study: Focusing Only on Bottom Line Linked to Lower Worker Performance
[8/27/2019]
The Trusted Professional (NYSSCPA): Research by Matt Quade, professor of Management, found that supervisors driven by the "bottom line" could lose employees' respect, who then withhold performance.
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New Study Says Focusing on Your Net Profit Could Actually Hurt Your Business. Here's Why and What to Do Instead
[8/26/2019]
Inc. Magazine: This column centers on research by professor of Management, Matt Quade, on how supervisors hyperfocused on profits hurt their bottom lines by losing the respect of their employees who, then, withhold performance.
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Audio: Baylor Connections - Dr. Tyrha Lindsey-Warren
[8/16/2019]
KWBU (NPR): Professor of Marketing Tyrha Lindsey-Warren was interviewed on this episode of Baylor Connections, and shared her insights about empowered storytelling from her time in entertainment and education.
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Audio: Business Review - “Embracing the 'Mad Skills' of Online Gaming”
[8/15/2019]
KWBU (NPR): This episode of Business Review features professor of Information Systems, Stacie Petter, and how online games hone skills that translated into the corporate world.
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Family Owned Business Aims to Aid Teen Substance Abuse
[8/13/2019]
KWTX-TV (CBS): The 2015 winner of the Texas Family Business of the Year Award, The Arbor, has opened a new facility in Waco to help teens who suffer from addiction.
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Austin EMBA Student Receives 2019 Texas Business Hall of Fame Scholarship
[8/13/2019]
The Texas Business Hall of Fame named Ethan Holmes, a student in the Baylor Executive MBA program at Austin, a recipient of the 2019 TBHF Future Texas Business Legend Scholarship.
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Baylor Mourns Passing of Dr. James M. Tipton, Retired Finance Professor
[8/12/2019]
WACO, Texas (Aug. 12, 2019) – Baylor University is mourning the passing of James M. Tipton, Ph.D., retired professor of finance, insurance and real estate, who taught for 29 years in the Hankamer School of Business. Dr. Tipton passed away July 23.
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Balancing Act: Tips to Create More Work-Life Balance
[8/11/2019]
Daily Review Atlas: In this article, professor of Management, Emily Hunter, discusses her research and offers tips on creating more of a work-life balance.
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Audio: The Interactive Effect of Unethical Behavior and Performance onto Workplace Ostracism
[8/11/2019]
TalkZone.com: Professor of Management Matthew Quade is interviewed on this show to discuss his 2016 findings on the interactive effect of unethical behavior and performance on workplace ostracism.
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Balancing Act: Tips to Create More Work-Life Balance
[8/11/2019]
The Register-Mail: Research by professor of Management Emily Hunter is cited in this piece reporting her findings that the technology is blurring the work-family boundaries through continual interruptions during the workday.
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Should Social Security Be Group Insurance, or Individual?
[8/2/2019]
Morningstar: This article discusses a paper by professor of Finance William Reichenstein who proposes an alternative to group insurance that could help ensure Social Security's long-term health.
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The HR News Wire: When Focusing on the Bottom Line Backfires
[8/2/2019]
CareerMinds: Supervisors driven by the bottom line could be hurting profits by losing employee respect, who in turn withhold performance, according to new research by professor of Management Matthew Quade.
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Video: Kids in Waco Area Start Their Own Business Through Summer Program
[8/2/2019]
KCEN-TV (NBC): Over 100 kids in Waco started a business this summer thanks to partnerships between Baylor University, Start Up Waco and Boss Club which taught them how to become their own boss.
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People Earning $80,000 or More Get Bad Deal on Social Security, Expert Says
[8/1/2019]
Financial Advisor: According to Finance professor William Reichenstein, Social Security was designed to be a required savings program during working years so that in retirement, recipients could receive more than the base level of benefits.
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Survey of 866 Workers Shows How a Boss Can Make Workers Quit
[8/1/2019]
Inverse: In this article about new research by professor of Management, Matthew Quade, the impacts of his findings are discussed, in which he found that supervisors focused on profits tend to lose employees.
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Overemphasis on the Bottom Line Can Drive Down Employee Performance
[7/30/2019]
HR Dive: New research by Matt Quade, professor of Marketing, finds that employees withhold performance in response to supervisors who focus more on the bottom line than anything else.
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Problematic Smartphone Use: Addiction or Compulsion?
[7/29/2019]
One Zero: Professor of Marketing James Roberts is featured in this article about his research on smartphone addiction, and his concerns about the impact of such behavior, regardless of whether or not some label it "addiction."
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Employees Don't Perform at Their Best When Supervisors Only Focus on the ‘Bottom Line’
[7/29/2019]
Consumer Affairs: Research by Matt Quade, professor of Management, found that supervisors focused on the "bottom line" could cause employees to withhold performance.
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The Bottom Line May Backfire on Bosses
[7/28/2019]
Psych Central: Professor of Management, Matt Quade, found in research that employees who withhold performance may be doing so out of lost respect for supervisors who are driven by profits.
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Supervisors Driven by Bottom Line Fail to Get Top Performance From Employees
[7/25/2019]
Science Daily: Managers who care more than they should about profits may actually be hurting their bottom line by losing employee respect and, therefore, productivity, according to a new study by Matthew Quade, professor of Management.
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Supervisors Driven by Bottom Line Fail to Get Top Performance From Employees
[7/25/2019]
Phys.org: Research by professor of Management Matt Quade about how supervisors hyper-focused on profits may be losing the respect of employees is featured in this piece.
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Supervisors Driven By Bottom Line Fail To Get Top Performance From Employees, Baylor Study Says
[7/25/2019]
WACO, Texas (July 25, 2019) – Supervisors driven by profits could actually be hurting their coveted bottom lines by losing the respect of their employees, who counter by withholding performance, according to a new study led by Baylor University.
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Baylor Online MBA to Offer Three New Concentrations in Marketing, Cyber Security and Executive Communication
[7/24/2019]

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Warriors Pass Store Operations to Fanatics in 10-Year Deal
[7/22/2019]
San Francisco Chronicle: Featured in this article about a new deal between a sports-merchandising company and the Golden States Warriors is the executive director of Sports, Strategy & Sales (S3), Kirk Wakefield.
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Ask the Experts – Q&A with Sara Jansen Perry
[7/16/2019]
Wallet Hub: Sara Perry, professor of Management, is cited in this piece discussing stress-related issues, including work stress and financial stress.
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How Top Innovators Teach Technology
[7/16/2019]
Journal of Accountancy: Professor of Accounting, Gia Chevis, was interviewed for the 2019 spring council meeting of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) for her innovative approach to teaching technology.
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When Stress at Work Creates Drama at Home
[7/15/2019]
The Wall Street Journal: Dawn Carlson, professor of Management, is featured in this article about work-life balance and work stress spilling over into home life.
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Baylor Athletics Announces Partnership with University’s S3 Program
[7/12/2019]
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Baylor University's Vice President and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, Mack B. Rhoades, IV, announced Friday, an innovative new partnership uniting Baylor Athletics and the institution's Sports Strategy & Sales (S3) program.
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Economists Sign Panmure House Declaration
[7/4/2019]
Insider (UK): Professor of Entrepreneurship Peter Klein assisted in the organization of a conference which led to the Panmure House Declaration, signed by more than 100 economists, academics and business leaders in attendance.
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Audio: How Chip and Joanna Gaines Turned a Hit TV Show Into Magnolia
[6/30/2019]
Repeat Customer Podcast: This podcast about the rise of the Magnolia brand and its impact on Waco is professor and chair of Marketing, Chris Pullig.
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Get Organized and Improve Workplace Productivity
[6/22/2019]
Williston Herald: Professors of Management Emily Hunter and Cindy Wu are cited in this article about their research, which found that mid-morning breaks offered more benefits than late afternoon breaks.
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The Founding Father Ben Franklin's "Unlikely Beginning"
[6/12/2019]
Al Día News: This article about Benjamin Franklin references Franklin scholar and Chair of Management, Blaine McCormick's book, "Benjamin Franklin, America's Original Entrepreneur."
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Pivot! Defining & Understanding Complete Business Change Decisions
[6/11/2019]
Innovative Business at Baylor: Les Palich, Matthew Wood and Russell Browder, professors of Entrepreneurship, found three factors that lead to an entrepreneur's decision to pivot.
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How Taking a Break From Technology Can Improve Your Personal and Professional Life
[6/7/2019]
Thrive Global: In this piece about mobile phone addiction, research by professors of Marketing James Roberts and Meredith David on phone interaction and 'phubbing,' or 'phone snubbing,' is highlighted.
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For What It’s Worth: Research Team Measures the Value of Fintech
[6/6/2019]
Innovative Business at Baylor: Qinxi Wu, assistant professor of Finance, Insurance & Real Estate, led research which classified FinTech into seven categories and measured its worth.
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Flourishing at Work & at Home: Overcoming a Work Stress Double Cross
[6/4/2019]
Innovative Business at Baylor: Dawn Carlson, professor of Management, researches the crossover effects of work stress and family stress on both environments.
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Are Mobile Phones Bad for Your Health?
[5/31/2019]
Digital Journal: Discussed in this article is 2014 research by professor of Marketing James Roberts which found that as smartphone functionality increases so, too, might phone addiction.
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How Green Is Your Workplace?
[5/28/2019]
Innovative Business at Baylor: Kyongji Han, assistant professor of Management, researches the impact of voluntary workplace green behavior on job satisfaction.
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Prosperity Gospel Believers Are Less Likely to Be Entrepreneurs, Study Finds
[5/24/2019]
PsyPost: Professor of Management, Mitchell Neubert, is the co-author of Baylor University research which found that entrepreneurs who believe in the 'prosperity gospel' are not automatically successful.
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Belief in the 'Prosperity Gospel' Does Not Turn People Into Successful Entrepreneurs
[5/23/2019]
Phys.org: Mitchell Neubert, professor of Management, co-authored research that finds belief in the 'prosperity gospel' does not make entrepreneurs more successful.
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Cracks in the Glass Ceiling: Identifying Factors Affecting Persistence and Advancement for Women in IT
[5/23/2019]
Innovative Business at Baylor: Cindy Riemenschneider, professor of Information Systems, researches the factors affecting persistence and advancement of women in IT.
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Belief in the ‘Prosperity Gospel’ Does Not Turn People Into Successful Entrepreneurs
[5/22/2019]
Science Blog: Research co-authored by professor of Management, Mitchell Neubert, which found that belief in the 'prosperity gospel' does not equate to success for entrepreneurs, is highlighted in this article.
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Belief in the ‘Prosperity Gospel’ Does Not Turn People into Successful Entrepreneurs
[5/22/2019]
WACO, Texas (May 22, 2019) — Belief in the “Prosperity Gospel” — that God financially blesses faithful followers — does not turn individuals into successful entrepreneurs. But prosperity beliefs can fuel values linked to entrepreneurial thinking, such as power and achievement, according to a Baylor University study.
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Waco Tribune-Herald: Baylor professors receive Outstanding Faculty Awards
[5/17/2019]
May 17, 2019
Twelve Baylor University professors have been honored by their colleagues with Outstanding Faculty Awards for teaching, scholarship and contributions to the academic community for the 2018-19 academic year. Coming from faculty colleagues, the Outstanding Faculty Awards recognize the best all-around professors based on teaching capabilities, research achievement, effective community service, time spent with students, civic involvement and church involvement, including non-tenure track, tenured and tenure track faculty.
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New Woman-owned Business Emphasizes Polymers with a Purpose
[5/13/2019]
Citybizlist: Angela Seaman, BBA (Entrepreneurship) '92, has founded Seaman Group Plastics, which supports supply chain diversity by selling virgin and recycled resin and purchasing plastic scrap for sustainability initiatives. Owned and operated by Seaman, the company is a newly certified Woman Business Enterprise (WBE), Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) and Historically Underutilized Business (HUB).
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In Their Own Words: Emma Ingram
[5/12/2019]
Baylor Magazine: Emma Ingram, a junior marketing major from San Antonio, shares her insight exploring the meaning, importance, challenges and opportunities of upholding and cultivating Illuminate’s second pillar: the University’s commitment to Transformational Undergraduate Education.
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Can You Handle a Remote Job? Researchers Explain Why Some People Are Wired for It
[5/12/2019]
Inverse: Sara Perry, assistant professor of management, is quoted in this article about the positives and negatives of working from home. Perry's research has found that emotional stability and autonomy are key ingredients to successful remote work.
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Baylor Recognizes Outstanding Staffers
[5/9/2019]
Waco Tribune-Herald: Brianna Hensley, program manager for the Center for Professional Selling in the department of marketing, is a recipient of Baylor's Outstanding Staff Award for her outstanding service and pursuit of excellence in her work.
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Tom Potts Awarded Ambassador Award from the IARFC
[5/6/2019]
Tom Potts, professor of Finance in the Hankamer School of Business, was recently recognized with an Ambassador Award from the International Association of Registered Financial Consultants (IARFC).
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10 Tips to Improve Your Presentation Slides
[5/1/2019]
Strategic Finance Magazine: Charles Davis, professor of accounting, shares tips for accounting and finance professionals on how to create meaningful presentation slides.
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Baylor Proud: Meet Baylor’s expert on employee stress & health and organizational behavior
[4/30/2019]
April 18, 2019
This Baylor faculty expert feature highlights Sara Perry, Ph.D., assistant professor of management in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, who teaches and conducts research in management-related topics, including negotiation, employee stress and health, innovation and leadership. Perry’s research may be especially helpful to recent and soon-to-be college grads — something media around the country are picking up on. She’s been sought out as a resource for salary negotiation tips for new graduates, how to turn a hobby into a job and whether working from home is for you.
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Baylor University Partners with Barron’s in Education
[4/30/2019]
Baylor University has partnered with Barron’s in Education to provide Barron’s digital access for all students, faculty and staff at the University.
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ProSales Team Wins 3rd Place at the 21st Annual National Collegiate Sales Competition
[4/29/2019]
A ProSales team from the Hankamer School of Business won 3rd place at the 21st Annual National Collegiate Sales Competition (NCSC) at Kennesaw State University on April 1.
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Trying too hard to get everyone to like you? Here's exactly when (and how) you need to
[4/24/2019]
Fast Company: This article cites a study by Sara Perry, assistant professor of Management, that found that in the case of empowering leadership, power is shared between managers and subordinates. When the four key behaviors of highlighting employees' work, employee participation in decision-making, emphasizing employees' strengths, and removing bureaucratic constraints are utilized, it can reduce employee cynicism and boost productivity.
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Baylor Hosts Texas SHRM Student Conference and Games
[4/24/2019]
Baylor University hosted the Texas Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Student Conference and Games on April 12-13.
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5 Tips for Managing Anxiety When You're in a Relationship
[4/23/2019]
Yahoo Lifestyle: This article references a study from James Roberts, The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing, and Meredith David, assistant professor of marketing, about the harmful effects of technology in relationships.
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Baylor Business Review: Recent Grad Profile: Rebecca Rodriguez: Fruits of the (Entrepreneurial) Spirit
[4/18/2019]
Rebecca Rodriguez is more than just an employee. She’s the youngest of six kids. An aunt to eight nieces and nephews. A Christian. A first-generation college student. A graduate of Baylor University. A global technology financial analyst at ExxonMobil. “What I do is not who I am,” she said. “Whose I am defines who I am, which directly influences how I do what I do daily. Each day, there are so many opportunities to be bold and to be a light that radiates hope and the power of love. For me, this is only possible by having my feet planted on solid ground — my faith.”
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Hankamer School of Business Hosts the Baylor Business Negotiation Competition
[4/18/2019]
The Hankamer School of Business hosted the Baylor Business Negotiation Competition on April 12. Nine schools, including one international school, competed in this competition.
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Baylor Business Student Team Wins Southwest Region’s CFA Investment Research Challenge at UTSA
[4/16/2019]
A student team from the Hankamer School of Business won first place at the Southwest Region’s Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Investment Research Challenge which was held the last weekend of February at University of Texas - San Antonio.
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Baylor Entrepreneurship Ranks 11th in the 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Research Productivity Rankings
[4/12/2019]
The Department of Entrepreneurship and Corporate Innovation in the Hankamer School of Business ranked 11th in the world out of 497 schools in the recently released 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Research Productivity Rankings.
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Gaineses Announce New Details of Multimedia Venture with Discovery
[4/10/2019]
Waco Tribune-Herald: James Roberts, The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing, is quoted in this article about the Magnolia brand and Chip and Joanna Gaines' upcoming venture with Discovery Inc.
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8 Productive Ways to Spend Your Breaks at Work
[4/9/2019]
Your Coffee Break: Research by Emily Hunter and Cindy Wu, associate professors of Management, is referenced in this article about how to take productive breaks during the work day.
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You Probably Don’t Know How Much Your Retirement Paycheck Will Be. New Technology is Working to Change that
[4/7/2019]
CNBC: The work of William Reichenstein, Professor Emeritus of Investments, is cited in this article about new technology platforms that are working to help retirees understand how to turn their life savings into a steady, tax-efficient stream of income.
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Why The AAF Was Doomed To Fail
[4/3/2019]
Forbes: Kirk Wakefield, The Edwin W. Streetman Professor of Retail Marketing, discusses the marketing strategy of the failed American Alliance for Football.
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Baylor University Honors Outstanding Staff for Service ‘Above and Beyond’
[4/3/2019]
WACO, Texas (April 3, 2019) – Baylor University honored seven staff members for outstanding service and pursuit of excellence in their work with the presentation of Outstanding Staff Awards, including the BaylorPLUS Salute and inaugural Distinguished Staff Leadership Awards, during the Spring Staff Forum March 26 in the Cashion Academic Center.
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What If Pro Sports Operated Like Other Businesses? 7 Ideas Teams Could Use Now
[3/26/2019]
In this article, Kirk Wakefield, The Edwin W. Streetman Professor of Retail Marketing, shares seven ideas for major league sports franchises to make life better for fans.
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What Chronic 'Phubbing' Can Do to Your Relationship
[3/25/2019]
Rewire: Professors of Marketing James Roberts and Meredith David are cited in this article about the impact of 'phubbing' and how it can damage relationships.
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Multicultural Research Has Not Kept Pace with Culture
[3/22/2019]
WARC: Research by clinical professor of Marketing Tyrha M. Lindsey-Warren is discussed in this article and describes how the marketing research industry needs a TV standard that reflects the multiculturalism of the audience, the impact of the genre, the use of technology, and the influence of demographics.
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The Tetris Effect, and Why You See What You Look For
[3/21/2019]
Psych Central: Research by professor of Marketing James Roberts shows that materialistic people typically have more negative appraisals of their satisfaction with life, but when they reported higher levels of gratitude, the negative effects of materialism were reduced.
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Hurd Mentality: Oracle CEO Explains $200 Million Giant (Podcast)
[3/21/2019]
Bloomberg: Mark Hurd, CEO of Oracle and Baylor Business graduate, joins Scott Soshnick, Michael Barr and Eben Novy-Williams to discuss issues related to the business of sports.
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Baylor Business Fellows Student Creates Podcast for Young Adults: “Yash & Company”
[3/19/2019]
Yasanka “Yash” Chalasani, a senior Baylor Business Fellow, is sharing his interest in people and learning through his podcast “Yash & Company.”
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Can Technology Cause Anxiety and Depression?
[3/17/2019]
Interesting Engineering: While technology can be used to make people's lives easier, this article describes how technology can also lead to anxiety and depression, and cites a study by professor of Marketing James Roberts that heavy cell phone usage can cause negative outcomes such as increased moodiness and temperamental behavior.
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Will the Big Social Security Fix Include Expansion?
[3/14/2019]
Morningstar: William Reichenstein, Professor Emeritus of Investments, is quoted in this article about the possibilities of Social Security reform and its impact on retirees.
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Baylor Graduate Programs Ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Edition of Best Graduate Schools
[3/12/2019]
WACO, Texas (March 12, 2019) – Baylor University graduate programs in law, business, nursing and health disciplines, education, engineering, the sciences and social sciences and humanities were among those nationally ranked in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings, released today.
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The Top EMBA Programs in the US Southwest Revealed
[3/11/2019]
Marketplace: The Baylor Executive MBA in Healthcare and Executive MBA programs are both ranked in the top 10 of Executive MBA Programs in the U.S. Southwest by Ivy Exec's fourth annual EMBA rankings.
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The Perfect Workday Hours to Maximize Motivation
[3/4/2019]
Equities: Research from associate professors of management Emily Hunter and Cindy Wu is referenced in this article about the perfect workday schedule to improve productivity.
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Waco Tribune-Herald: Baylor to mark milestone of honoring Texas family businesses
[3/1/2019]
Feb. 28, 2019
This fall will mark the 30th anniversary of Baylor University’s Texas Family Business of the Year Awards Program. The program recognizes multi-generational, family-owned firms whose families demonstrate a commitment to each other, to their employees, to the community and to business continuity. “It’s really a way to celebrate these family businesses,” said William J. Worthington, Ph.D., director of the Institute for Family Business in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business. “We get so much out of it. It gives a lot of these businesses a chance to sit back and take in their own history.”
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Baylor Business Team Places Second in BAHM Case Competition at Harvard
[2/28/2019]
A team from Baylor’s Robbins MBA Healthcare Program won second place in the Business School Alliance for Health Management (BAHM) Annual Competition at Harvard University on February 9, 2019.
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Stretch Your Retirement with this Tax-Saving Strategy
[2/20/2019]
Reuters: Bill Reichenstein, Professor Emeritus of Investments, is featured in this article for his financial approach to retirement, which he shared at a recent Financial Planning Association Conference.
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Religiosity Linked to Higher Charitable Giving, Unless Materialism Hinders
[2/19/2019]
Mental Daily: Research by James A. Roberts, The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing, and Meredith David, assistant professor of marketing, finds that religiosity can drive donors to give, but when materialism enters the equation, giving decreases.
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When Good Leaders Create Bad Results
[2/18/2019]
Entrepreneur: This story features research by led by Matthew Quade, assistant professor of management, that found that if ethical leadership is conducted improperly, it can lead to resentment in the workplace and act as a roadblock to job performance for employees.
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Get Organized and Improve Workplace Productivity
[2/18/2019]
The Chronicle Herald: Research by associate professors of management Emily Hunter and Cindy Wu is referenced in this article containing tips on how employees can stay organized and increase their productivity.
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Baylor Business Review: Student Profile: Nat Kinsey: And Now for My Next Number…
[2/14/2019]
Although Nat Kinsey comes from a family of preachers, educators and musicians, he decided to pursue a double major in Accounting and Management Information Systems (MIS) after graduating in 2014 from Clements High School in Sugar Land, Texas. During summer 2018, Kinsey took part in the Hankamer School of Business pilot KPMG Master of Accounting with Data and Analytics Program, designed to boost data management and analytical skills. Long term, Kinsey is determined to use his education altruistically after serving on Baylor accounting mission trips in Uganda and the United Kingdom.
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Baylor Accounting Partners with University High School to Serve the Waco Community through the VITA Program
[2/14/2019]
Accounting students are teaming up with high-school students enrolled at University High School to offer free tax help to those in the community who need assistance in preparing tax returns.
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Local Franchisees Awarded Franchisee of the Year at Annual Convention
[2/7/2019]
Franchising: Baylor Business alumni Franky Burciaga and Alfonso Masso bought their own franchise directly after graduation and were recently awarded Franchisee of the Year by Restoration 1.
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MLB Stars Are So Easy To Overlook, JCPenney Misses Adrian Beltre In Its Own Ad
[2/2/2019]
Forbes: Kirk Wakefield, The Edwin W. Streetman Professor of Retail Marketing, discusses why Major League Baseball players do not have the same endorsement power as other professional athletes.
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Study: Religious People Give More to Charity - Unless Shopping Plans Get In The Way
[2/8/2019]
Study Finds: A study conducted by marketing professors Meredith David and James A. Roberts finds that religious people give more to charity than non-religious people, but if their giving delays plans to make a big purchase, they are less likely to be as generous to charitable causes.
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Gap Between Corporate Earnings, Non-Financial Measures Affects Forecasting
[2/4/2019]
ScienMag: A study co-authored by Bradley Lail, associate professor and chair of accounting and business law, is referenced in this article describing how the more a company's earnings diverge from its non-financial resources, the less likely it is to issue a forecast of its annual earnings.
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