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Outstanding Undergraduates Recognized
[4/19/2018]
Dean Terry S. Maness hosted an awards ceremony and banquet to celebrate Business undergraduates who will be graduating in 2018.
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Hiring the Absolute Best
[4/19/2018]
Business Review Podcast: Every business needs a dream team, and according to executive recruiter David Perry, the secret to hiring the best talent is just knowing where to look.
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Audio: Taking Better Workday Breaks
[4/14/2018]
KFXN-FM (Minneapolis, St. Paul): This short radio story highlights the findings of professors of management, Emily Hunter and Cindy Wu, who found that mid-morning is the best time to take a work break that will improve energy, concentration and motivation.
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The Art of Marketing to Women
[4/12/2018]
Business Review Podcast: After decades of discriminatory and patronizing marketing toward women from the largest firms and the biggest brands, Kristi Faulkner, president of the New York ad agency WomenKind, was determined to shake up the status quo.
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Consumer Expert Warns Against Smartphone, Bible-App Use in Worship
[4/11/2018]
Baptist News Global: This article about smartphone usage in church features professor of marketing and smartphone addiction expert James Roberts.
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The Best Time to Take a Break at Work Is Way Earlier Than You Think, According to Science
[4/11/2018]
Elite Daily: This story highlights research by professors of management Emily Hunter and Cindy Wu who found that the best time to take a work break is early in the day.
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The Personality Traits That Put You at Risk for Smartphone Addiction, According to Science
[4/10/2018]
The Washington Post: Professor of marketing and expert on smartphone addiction James Roberts is quoted in this piece about Big 5 personality traits and smartphone addiction.
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Who Are the Best Gift-Givers? Not Who You'd Think, Says Baylor Marketing Research
[4/9/2018]
Science Codex: This piece features research from professor of marketing Meredith David who found that the best gift-givers are people who are considered "anxious" in social settings.
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Could Social Anxiety Make People Better Gift Givers?
[4/8/2018]
Earth.com: Research by professor of marketing Meredith David found that individuals with social anxiety are better at choosing gifts for other people than their counterparts.
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Who Are the Best Gift-Givers? Not Who You'd Think, Says Marketing Research
[4/7/2018]
Phys.org: New research from professor of marketing Meredith David shows that people who are "anxious" in social settings are better at selecting gifts people are most likely to enjoy.
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Meet Baylor’s nationally recognized expert on cell phone addiction
[4/6/2018]
A Baylor marketing professor since 1991, Dr. James Roberts has spent the majority of his professional career studying the “dark side” of consumer behavior — things like credit card debt, waste, money and possessions, and most recently, cell phone addiction. When it comes to that last topic, Roberts quite literally wrote the book, having published Too Much […]
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Who Are The Best Gift-Givers? Not Who You’d Think
[4/6/2018]
Arizona Daily Independent: This article reviews research by professor of marketing Meredith David whose study of "social projection" found that people who are considered "anxious" in interpersonal settings are actually better at making choices for others.
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Who Are the Best Gift-givers? Not Who You’d Think, Says Baylor University Marketing Research
[4/6/2018]
WACO, Texas (April 6, 2018) – Have you ever bought a gift for a friend, simply because it’s a gift that you would like yourself?
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Beyond the Interview
[4/5/2018]
Business Review Podcast: Finding the right person to fill a position at one of the of the world’s top ten most innovative companies can be difficult. According to Shabnam Mogharabi, CEO of Soul Pancake, it’s more than just skills on a resume.
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Student-Run Investment Fund Distributes Money for Scholarships
[3/29/2018]
For 17 consecutive years, Baylor University’s student-managed Philip M. Dorr Alumni & Friends Endowed Investment Fund has provided generous contributions to student scholarships totaling over $2 million over its lifetime. This year, the Fund contributed $184,000 in support of student-athlete scholarships.
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Food for Thought
[3/29/2018]
Business Review Podcast: As a young medical student, Zoi Maroudas noticed the critical relationship between nutrition and health. Nutrition soon became her passion and gave her an idea for a unique niche – creating healthy, tasty meals... for babies.
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Phubbing Is Bad for Relationships, New Study Finds
[3/28/2018]
For Women First: In this summary of "phubbing," or "phone snubbing," research by professors of marketing James Roberts and Meredith David, who coined the term "phubbing," is cited.
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Baylor Team Earns Second Place in Financial Portfolio Competition
[3/28/2018]
A team of Portfolio Management Practicum students from Baylor earned second place in the Portfolio Manager’s Finalist competition at the Texas Investment Portfolio Symposium.
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Haven on Earth: Duo Examines International Tax Reforms, Impact on Havens
[3/28/2018]
Innovative Business at Baylor: Assistant Professor of Accounting Janie Whiteaker-Poe, with her former graduate assistant Robert C. Goodwill, Jr., recently delved into how the U.S. handles international taxation and implications of specific reform proposals.
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Clif-Hanger: Historic Theater Reaps Benefits as Case Study Subject
[3/28/2018]
Innovative Business at Baylor: As entrepreneur in residence in the Entrepreneurship and Corporate Innovation Department, Marlene Reed uses her case studies to provide hands-on, business education to her business excellence scholarship team (BEST) students. One of her most recent cases, which was inspired by a family trip to the local CLIFTEX Theatre, has been published in Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice.
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Mapping the Mountain: Researchers Analyze Reams of Data to Plot Journal Themes
[3/28/2018]
Innovative Business at Baylor: 35 years. 721 articles. Nearly 36,000 citations and co-citations. That’s how much data Associate Professor of Marketing Keith Richards, with co-authors Wyatt Schrock, Yanhui Zhao and Douglas E. Hughes, coded and analyzed for their recent article, “JPSSM Since the Beginning: Intellectual Cornerstones, Knowledge Structure and Thematic Developments.”
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[Re]Searching for the Truth: Investigating How Religion and Money Influence Rationality
[3/28/2018]
Innovative Business at Baylor: Recent Economics graduate Brittany Ward, along with Assistant Professor Jason Aimone, Professor Jim West and a graduate assistant in the Economics Department, decided to research how rationality is affected when religion and monetary gain are at odds.
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Risky Business: Undergrad’s Honors Thesis Explores Risk and Punishment
[3/28/2018]
Innovative Business at Baylor: For her senior honors thesis, Economics graduate Amanda Short explored this risky behavior. Encouraged by her thesis advisor, Assistant Professor of Economics Jason Aimone, Short set out to understand more about human behavior in similarly risky situations.
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Is Phubbing Ruining Your Relationship? It Could Be Doing More Damage Than You Think
[3/27/2018]
Elite Daily: This article reviews research by professors of marketing James Roberts and Meredith David who found that "phone snubbing," or "phubbing," is ruining relationships.
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If You Ignore Your Partner By Using Your Phone, You Might Be Endangering Your Relationship
[3/26/2018]
Mommyish: This post cites research by professors of marketing Meredith David and James Roberts who found that phone snubbing can damage relationships.
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Baylor Honors High School Entrepreneurs
[3/26/2018]
Baylor University’s Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise will honor 11 outstanding high school-aged entrepreneurs on Wednesday, April 11 in the President’s Suite at McLane Stadium at the 2018 Baylor Youth Entrepreneur Awards.
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“Baylor Business: Your Calling, Our Mission” to Debut at Spring Premiere
[3/23/2018]
When prospective undergraduate students attend Baylor University’s Spring Premiere to explore campus, they will be among the first to see a new video by the Hankamer School of Business entitled “Baylor Business: Your Calling, Our Mission.”
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Baylor Business Review Recruiting Reader Advisory Panel
[3/23/2018]
In an effort to connect with the interests of our readers, the Baylor Business Review is recruiting an elite group of dedicated alumni to join our BBR Reader Advisory Panel.
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KPMG Announces 2018 'Data and Analytics' Master's Program
[3/22/2018]
Accounting Today: Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business is among the participants in KPMG’s Master of Accounting with Data and Analytics Program, which looks to develop accountants in the data age.
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Audio: What’s Your Poison? Talking About Cellphone Addiction With Dr. Jim Roberts
[3/18/2018]
In the Balance: This podcast episode features professor of marketing James Roberts who speaks about his research on cellphone addiction.
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Baylor’s Commercial Banking Program Listed in FDIC Directory
[3/16/2018]
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has recently included Baylor University in the Directory of College and University Degree Programs. The Directory emphasizes the impact of community banks within the nation’s economy and will assist prospective students as they assess potential educational and career options within community banking. Community bankers will also benefit, as the Directory will aid them in identifying and hiring talent.
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Toys R Us Bites the Dust
[3/15/2018]
Waco Tribune-Herald: Professor of marketing James Roberts is quoted in this article about the closing of Toys R Us stores.
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Technology a Productivity Killer for the Team
[3/15/2018]
Human Resources Director Magazine: Research by professors of marketing Meredith David and James Roberts, who found that "boss phubbing" can lead to decreased employee trust and engagement, is cited in this article.
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Baylor Professor and Jazz Singer Tyrha Lindsey Joins Waco Jazz Orchestra Show
[3/14/2018]
Waco Tribune-Herald: This story about professor of marketing Tyrha Lindsey-Warren showcases her career and her training as a jazz vocalist. She performs with the Waco Jazz Orchestra on Saturday, March 17.
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Video: Waco: ‘Fixer Upper’ Star Returns to the Classroom
[3/13/2018]
KWTX-TV (CBS): Baylor Business alumnus Chip Gaines, of "Fixer Upper" fame, returned to campus on Monday to speak with students about his own business career since graduation.
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Baylor University Now Accepting Nominations for 2018 Texas Family Business of the Year
[3/13/2018]
The Institute for Family Business at Baylor University is now accepting nominations for the 29th Annual Texas Family Business of the Year Awards.
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A 26-Year-Old 'Former Phone Addict' Has Made It His Mission to Wean Millennials From Their Screens — by Sending Them Abroad Without Smartphones
[3/7/2018]
Business Insider: Cited in this article about millennial cell phone usage is the research of professor of marketing James Roberts.
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Worry More About Housing Costs in Retirement Than Healthcare Costs
[3/2/2018]
The Street: Professor of finance and The Pat and Thomas R. Powers Chair in Investment Management is quoted in this article about strategies that could boost after-tax income in retirement.
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Audio: Baylor Connections: Dr. Terry Maness
[3/2/2018]
KWBU (NPR): Dean Maness discusses the impact of the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, the importance of partnerships with top executives around the world and trends in business education.
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Audio: Baylor Connections – Terry Maness, Dean of Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business
[3/2/2018]
Baylor Connections (KWBU - NPR): Baylor Connections on KWBU (NPR) featured an interview with Terry Maness, D.B.A., longtime dean of the Hankamer School of Business, about the impact of the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, the importance of partnerships with top executives around the world and trends in business education.
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Point of View: Memo to Employers: Do the Right Thing
[3/1/2018]
Palm Beach Post: Daniel L. Bennett, Ph.D., research professor in Baylor’s Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise, co-authored this column about employment contracts and tipping.
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Where Do IRAs Fit in Your Retirement Distribution Plan?
[2/28/2018]
Morningstar: Professor of finance and The Pat and Thomas R. Powers Chair in Investment Management is quoted about strategies for IRA withdrawal.
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Leidner Becomes Honorary Doctor at Lund University School of Economics and Management
[2/26/2018]
Professor Dorothy Leidner has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the Lund University School of Economics and Management in Scandanavia. She is the Ferguson Professor of Information Systems at Baylor University and the director of the PhD program in Information Systems.
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Video: Can You Have Too Many Selfies?
[2/26/2018]
KTBC-TV (FOX): "Good Day Austin" co-hosts discuss research by professor of entrepreneurship Steven Bradley and professor of marketing James Roberts on the impact of social media "likability" among those who post selfies.
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Video: Foolish Take: Nearly 80% of Americans Own Smartphones
[2/24/2018]
USA Today: Research by professor of marketing James Roberts shows that the average female college student spends 10 hours a day on their smartphone while the average male spends eight.
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Enjoy Travel More by Avoiding Screen Addiction
[2/22/2018]
Born2Invest: Cited in this piece about reducing smartphone addiction is research by professor of marketing James Roberts who found that the average female college student spends 10 hours a day on her smartphone and the average male spends eight hours.
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Followers, “Likes,” Attractiveness Increase Social Media Likability. Selfies? Not So Much, Baylor Study Says
[2/22/2018]
WACO, Texas (Feb. 22, 2018) – Maybe you think your Facebook posts are hilarious. Or you might think that Instagram selfie of you at the beach is picture-perfect. And that clever Tweet? You nailed it! But what do other people – your “friends,” “followers” and anyone else who might stumble across your profile – think of you based on your social media presence? Do they really like you?
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Audio: Is Phubbing Ruining Trust at Work?
[2/19/2018]
High Performance Leadership Podcast: Professor of marketing James Roberts is interviewed about a range of topics in his expertise, including research he authored with Meredith David about "phubbing," or "phone snubbing," and its ill effects on relationships.
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Baylor’s Andrea Dixon Named Regional Editor for Global Research Publication
[2/15/2018]
Andrea L. Dixon, Ph.D., executive director of Baylor University’s Center for Professional Selling and Frank and Floy Smith Holloway Endowed Professor in Marketing, was recently named the regional editor of the Americas for the European Journal of Marketing.
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Audio: Consumer and Business News: “Phubbing” Your Valentine
[2/11/2018]
WHAM-AM (NBC): The focus of this story is on research by professors of marketing James Roberts and Emily Hunter that found "phone snubbing," or "phubbing," can damage romantic relationships.
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Obsessed With Following the Rules? That’s Probably Stressing out Your Staff
[2/11/2018]
Moneyish: Professors of management Matthew Quade, Sara Perry and Emily Hunter published research that found that rigid rule-following ethical leadership can stress out employees and lead to turnover and deviance.
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Video: Tech Talker: "Phubbing" Your Valentine
[2/9/2018]
WTHR-TV (NBC): More than 100 NBC affiliates throughout the country have aired this story that centers on research from Baylor Business professors of marketing James Roberts and Meredith David that confirms that cellphones are damaging romantic relationships and leading to higher levels of depression.
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America Has a Phone Addiction Problem
[2/8/2018]
MSN Lifestyle: This story references the research of James Roberts, professor of marketing at Baylor Business, who found that among college students the average female spends 10 hours a day on her smartphone and the average male spends eight.
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Ethical Leadership Can Have Negative Consequences, Researchers Say
[2/7/2018]
Phys.org: Professors of management Matthew Quade, Sara Perry and Emily Hunter surveyed 609 employees across two studies and found that ethical leadership plus job and boss-related stresses can lead to employee turnover and deviance.
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Video: Waco Council Expected to Get Behind Business Incubator
[2/6/2018]
KWTX-TV (CBS): Professor of entrepreneurship Greg Leman is interviewed in this segment about a new joint venture between Start Up Waco and LAUNCH to help local entrepreneurs create successful businesses.
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Ethical Leadership Can Have Negative Consequences, Baylor University Researchers Say
[2/6/2018]
ScienMag: New research by professors of management Matthew Quade, Sara Perry and Emily Hunter shows that even under ethical leadership if work or supervisors stress employees out it can lead to employee deviance and turnover.
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Audio: Is Your Boss Guilty of Phubbing?
[2/6/2018]
WWJ-AM (CBS Detroit): Business editor for WWJ-AM Radio in Detroit, Murray Feldman, reviews research by professors of marketing James Roberts and Meredith David on supervisors who "phub," or "phone snub," and this behavior's impact on employee loyalty and performance.
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EMBA Program Builds Servant Leaders for an Interconnected, Digital World
[2/4/2018]
Austin Business Journal: This piece reviews how the Baylor Business Executive MBA program in Austin has cultivated servant leaders for over 20 years.
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Two Ways to Increase Deductions Under the New Tax Law
[2/4/2018]
The Wall Street Journal: William Reichenstein, professor of finance, reviews two strategies investors can use to increase their itemized deductions above the new higher standard deduction.
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Ethical Leadership Can Have Negative Consequences, Baylor University Researchers Say
[1/31/2018]
WACO, Texas (Jan. 31, 2018) – Ethical leadership is a good thing, right? Certainly, management experts say. But ethical leadership can have negative consequences, too, according to new research from management faculty in Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business.
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Turn Everyone Into Innovators
[1/31/2018]
Investor's Business Daily: How do you transform non-innovators into innovators? Professor of entrepreneurship Greg Leman is quoted in this piece that attempts to answer this question.
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Business School Merit and Need Based Scholarship Applications Open
[1/25/2018]
Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business applications for scholarships are now open! The deadline to apply is March 1st.
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Professor Uses Facebook to Connect Real Estate Students and Alumni
[1/24/2018]
When Chuck Delaney, an associate professor in the Hankamer School of Business' Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate, met with a former student in 2009, he didn't know a chain reaction of networking was about to begin.
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Students and Alumni Start Investment and Advisory Network, Encouraging Mentorship in Finance Sector
[1/23/2018]
Beyond career advancement, the Network promotes strong relationships: student-to-student, student to alumni and alumni to alumni. The I&A Network provides access to information and networking opportunities that are invaluable to anyone interested in pursuing a career in investment banking and high finance.
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Here Are Some Social Security Numbers You Should Know
[1/19/2018]
Ventura County Star: Professor of finance William Reichenstein is interviewed as an expert in this article about inflation-related numbers and their effect on Social Security planning.
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Why the Boss Shouldn’t ‘Phub’ With a Phone
[1/19/2018]
The Seattle Times: New research by professors of marketing James Roberts and Meredith David reveals that a boss who "phubs" can cause employee trust levels and work engagement to fall.
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Warren Buffett Prefers Flip Phones — and He’s Not Alone
[1/15/2018]
MarketWatch: Warren Buffett's preference for flip phones due to smartphones' habit-forming nature validates research by professors of marketing James Roberts and Meredith David, both experts on the subject.
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Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation Awarded AIA’s 2017 Committee on the Environment Award
[1/11/2018]
Baylor University’s Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation was awarded the Committee on the Environment Award (COTE) by The San Antonio chapter of The American Institute of Architects.
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Is Your Boss 'Phubbing' You? Research Says This Phenomenon Has Negative Consequences in Workplace
[1/8/2018]
International Business Times: This piece features new research findings from professors of marketing James Roberts and Meredith David that bosses who "phone snub" employees lose their trust and work engagement.
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Does Your Boss ‘Phub’ You to Focus on a Smartphone? Science Explains Why That’s a Stupid Move
[1/4/2018]
The Washington Post: Bosses who "phub," or "phone snub," employees lose their employees' trust and work engagement says research by professors of marketing James Roberts and Meredith David.
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Video: A New Year Means New Resolutions
[1/3/2018]
KCEN-TV (NBC): Need a New Year's resolution? You should spend less time on your smartphone says expert and professor of marketing James Roberts.
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5 Health Reasons to Put Your Smartphone Down in 2018
[1/2/2018]
Red Magazine: Research by professors of marketing James Roberts and Meredith David shows that "phubbing," or "phone snubbing," can damage romantic relationships and lead to depression.
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Got a Gift Card This Holiday? Here’s How to Spend It Wisely
[12/31/2017]
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Gift cards, a popular holiday gift, actually increases spending with the brand in association with the gift card received. Professor of marketing James Roberts is interviewed as an expert on consumerism.
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Study Cautions Against Phone Snubbing Your Employees
[12/28/2017]
CBIA: Recent research by professors of marketing James Roberts and Meredith David on "boss phubbing" and its impact on employee trust levels is the focus of this piece.
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Audio: Best Psychology Segment Award – James Roberts, Baylor University – Smartphone Addiction
[12/27/2017]
The Academic Minute: Professor of marketing James Roberts receives The Academic Minute's "Best Psychology Segment Award" for his audio essay on his smartphone addiction research.
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Got a Gift Card This Holiday? Here’s How to Spend It Wisely
[12/26/2017]
Chicago Tribune: Get a gift card as a gift? Professor of marketing James Roberts is featured in this piece about gift cards and their impact on consumer spending.
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A Grim Year for the Smartphone: 5 Essential Reads
[12/21/2017]
The Conversation: Smartphone addiction is a common problem that poses challenges to relationships as research by professor of marketing, James Roberts, shows.
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Employees Feel Snubbed by Bosses Who Can't Put Down Their Smartphones
[12/18/2017]
HR Dive: Managers who use their smartphone in meetings lose their employees' trust and engagement, says new research by professors of marketing James Roberts and Meredith David.
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Sick of Being on Your Phone so Much? These Innovative Products Help Users Reclaim Actual Conversations
[12/17/2017]
Deseret News: A recent study by professors of marketing James Roberts and Meredith David found that bosses who "phone snub" employees lose employees' trust and cause a decline in work performance.
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More and More Bosses Are Subtly Dissing Their Employees by Acting Like This
[12/16/2017]
You Brand, Inc: New research by professors of marketing James Roberts and Meredith David shows that "boss phubbing," or "boss phone snubbing," causes employee trust levels to fall.
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Bosses Who Can’t Put Down Smartphone Risk Losing Employees’ Trust
[12/16/2017]
Psych Central: Bosses who "phone snub" their employees lose their trust and engagment, according to recent research by professors of marketing James Roberts and Meredith David.
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More and More Bosses Are Subtly Dissing Their Employees by Acting Like This
[12/16/2017]
Moneyish: This article centers on research by professors of marketing James Roberts and Meredith David into bosses who "phub."
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Baylor Study: Bosses Who 'Phone Snub' Their Employees Risk Losing Trust, Engagement
[12/15/2017]
Science Newsline: According to research by professors of marketing, James Roberts and Meredith David, supervisors who use their cellphone when employees attempt to engage with them lose the trust and workplace engagment of their employees.
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How 1 Thing Causes Trouble With Co-Workers and Your Love Life Say Researchers
[12/15/2017]
Inc. Magazine: This feature summarizes research by professors of marketing, James Roberts and Meredith David, on "phone snubbing" and their recent findings that bosses who "phub" have lower levels of employee trust.
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Baylor Study: Bosses Who ‘Phone Snub’ Their Employees Risk Losing Trust, Engagement
[12/14/2017]
Scienmag: New findings by professors of marketing James Roberts and Meredith David show that managers who "phone snub," or "phub," their employees lose trust.
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Bosses Who 'Phone Snub' Their Employees Risk Losing Trust, Engagement
[12/14/2017]
Science Daily: Featured in this piece is the new research of professors of marketing, James Roberts and Meredith David, on bosses who "phone snub" and the impact on their employees' level of trust and work performance.
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Bosses Who “Phone Snub” Their Employees Risk Losing Trust and Engagement, Baylor Researchers Say
[12/13/2017]
WACO, Texas (Dec. 13, 2017) – Supervisors who cannot tear themselves away from their smartphones while meeting with employees risk losing their employees’ trust and, ultimately, their engagement, according to a new research from Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business.
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Online MBA student surprises parents by revealing Baylor degree
[12/13/2017]
Imagine for a minute just how much work it would take to keep a secret from your parents that — surprise! — you’ve been taking online MBA classes and your shared dream of a Baylor degree is about to become a reality. Oh, and you reveal the surprise a few weeks before graduation through an […]
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Baylor Mourns Passing of Professor Emeritus of Business Law
[12/11/2017]
Baylor University is mourning the passing of Leslie A. Rasner, B.B.A. ’48, J.D. ’50, M.B.A., professor emeritus of business law at the Hankamer School of Business. Rasner died Nov. 23 at the age of 95.
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Winning Sales Before Selling: an Investigation of Business-To-Business Salesperson Attitude Towards Internal Selling Processes
[12/11/2017]
Marketing Science Institute: The Marketing Science Institute supported a study co-authored by Andrea Dixon, Executive Director of the Center for Professional Selling and Keller Center for Research at Baylor Business, which found new insights for sales professionals and managers on how to "win sales before selling."
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Video: Trump, Twitter and You
[12/8/2017]
RT America: James Roberts, The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing, is interviewed as a featured expert in this discussion about smartphone habits and President Trump's Twitter addiction.
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Fast Tracking Small Business Growth
[12/7/2017]
Business Review Podcast: Product research and development can take years. But what if the timeline could be accelerated? According to Dr. Greg Leman, accelerated commercialization can save small businesses a lot of time and money.
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40 years of entrepreneurship at Baylor — and another top 10 ranking
[12/6/2017]
Until the late 1970s, Baylor (like most schools) had no entrepreneurship program. Among academia, there was a popular notion that entrepreneurship simply wasn’t something that could be taught. But a group of leaders here thought differently, and in 1977, Baylor became one of the first universities to create a formal academic program in entrepreneurial studies. […]
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11 Productivity Hacks for Work-from-Home Newbies
[12/4/2017]
Entrepreneur: This list formatted piece about productivity "hacks" for remote workers cites management professors Emily Hunter and Cindy Wu for their research on the best time of day to take work breaks for improved productivity.
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6 Signs That Your Job Is Taking a Toll on Your Mental Health
[12/1/2017]
Business Insider: Mental health and its impact on work performance is the focus of this article that cites research by professors of management Emily Hunter and Cindy Wu.
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Baylor Business Hosts 11th National MBA Case Competition in Ethical Leadership
[11/30/2017]
Baylor University hosted MBA students from across the nation to compete in the Dale P. Jones Business Ethics Forum’s 11th Annual National MBA Case Competition. The competition took place November 9 -10, 2017. First place was awarded to the University of Pittsburgh.
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Capturing an Elusive Market
[11/30/2017]
Business Review Podcast: Patrick Finnegan is one of the most sought-after experts on Gen Z. The young entrepreneur advises big brands on how to effectively reach his peers – those born after 1995, who are fast-paced, tech savvy and heavily influenced by social media.
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Charlotte Weston and Team Win Case Category in Team Case Competition at Beta Gamma Sigma’s 2017 Global Leadership Summit
[11/29/2017]
Senior Marketing major Charlotte Weston, with her fellow team members, won their case category during the Team Case Competition, sponsored by KPMG. The competition took place at Beta Gamma Sigma’s 2017 Global Leadership Summit.
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Baylor Online MBA Program Lauded with High Rankings
[11/27/2017]
Baylor University’s Online MBA Program ranked high in multiple categories in the Online MBA Report 2017 standings. Baylor’s program was in the top 7 percent of schools considered for the “Top 25 Private Online MBA Programs in the U.S.,” coming in at No. 13. The program also ranked No. 7 in the “Top 10 Online MBA Programs in the Southwest,” and No. 4 in “Top 10 Faith-Based Online MBA Programs.”
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Austin 2018 Economic Forecast – Acceleration
[11/26/2017]
Texas CEO Magazine: Marketing professor Ann Mirabito served as moderator on a panel discussion with tech leaders about how artificial intelligence will shape the economic future of Texas and the country.
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