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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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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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Kayworth Named Associate Dean of Graduate Business Programs at Baylor
[11/21/2017]
Timothy Kayworth has been named associate dean of Graduate Business programs at Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business.
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Enter the Enternship
[11/19/2017]
Business Review Podcast: Older workers often find it difficult to re-enter the workforce. Despite their experience, maturity and prior career training, many feel cast aside in favor of younger workers. Inspired by the movie “The Intern,” New-York-based publicists Gwen Wunderlich and Dara Kaplan saw a burgeoning need and were determined to help.
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Baylor Center for Entrepreneurship Seeks Nominations for Young Entrepreneur Award
[11/14/2017]
WACO, Texas (Nov. 14, 2017) – Do you know a high school student who is a budding – or maybe already successful – entrepreneur?
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7 Signs Your Relationship Won't Last, Based On How You & Your Partner Spend Your Time Together
[11/14/2017]
Bustle: Cited in this article about relationship-harming habits is research by professors of marketing, James Roberts and Meredith David, on phone snubbing, or "phubbing."
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Hollywood Leaves ‘Great Deal of Money on the Table’ Regarding Movies Featuring Actors of Color, Baylor Expert Says
[11/14/2017]
American Marketing Association: This story picked up from Baylor Media Communications features assistant professor of marketing, Tyrha Lindsey-Warren, and her studies which show that Hollywood leaves money on the table by not keeping movies with actors of color in the theater long enough for word-of-mouth to build among key audiences.
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11 Productivity Hacks For Work From Home Newbies That Make Six Plus Figures
[11/14/2017]
Huffington Post: The findings of a study by professors of management Emily Hunter and Cindy Wu is featured in this article about how to productively work from home.
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Baylor Ranked No. 9 Undergraduate School for Entrepreneurship Studies by The Princeton Review and Featured in Entrepreneur Magazine
[11/14/2017]
WACO, Texas (Nov. 14, 2017) – Baylor University offers one of the top programs for students aspiring to launch their own businesses, according to the latest rankings released today by The Princeton Review and featured in Entrepreneur magazine. Baylor’s program in the Hankamer School of Business was ranked No. 9 on the list of “Top 25 Undergraduate Schools for Entrepreneurship of 2018.”
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6 Real Estate Networking Tips From The Experts
[11/13/2017]
Fortune Builders: Professor of marketing and Executive Director of Baylor Business Keller Center for Research, Andrea Dixon, is a featured expert in this story about real estate networking.
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Video: Don’t Let Smartphones Ruin Your Relationships
[11/8/2017]
Money Talks News: This segment features professor of marketing, James Roberts, and his research with his colleague Meredith David on phone snubbing, or "phubbing." The video includes an accompanying article.
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Video: Phubbing Can Ruin Relationships
[11/7/2017]
WINK-TV (CBS): Interviewed in this segment produced by Money Talks News is professor of marketing, James Roberts, on his research with colleague Meredith David on "phone snubbing," or "phubbing," and its impact on relationships.
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Here’s a More Tax-Efficient Way to Give to Charities
[11/5/2017]
The Wall Street Journal: Professor of finance, William Reichenstein, authored this piece about how older investors can be more tax-efficient by combining charitable giving with required IRA distributions.
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Design as Art
[11/2/2017]
Business Review Podcast: Senior staff author of Lynda.com at LinkedIn, John McWade, says there are two approaches to design – left or right brain.
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Video: Baylor Researcher's Trump Twitter Addiction Test Published Nationally
[11/1/2017]
KWTX-TV (CBS): Professor of marketing, James Roberts, shows there is enough evidence using his Twitter Addiction Scale that Trump is addicted to Twitter.
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Baylor’s Executive MBA Program in Dallas Announces One Weekend per Month Executive MBA
[11/1/2017]
WACO, Texas (Nov. 1, 2017) – The Baylor University Executive MBA program in Dallas has announced a new format that will allow high-achieving working professionals to attend class one weekend per month and earn an Executive MBA in just 21 months.
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30 Seconds to Success
[10/26/2017]
Business Review Podcast: As director of LAUNCH, an innovative business accelerator, Greg Leman says a great idea needs to be concise enough to fit on a cocktail napkin.
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Is @realDonaldTrump Addicted to Twitter?
[10/23/2017]
The Conversation: Professor of Marketing James Roberts authored this piece about smartphone and social media addiction and the question of whether President Trump is addicted to Twitter.
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Army-Baylor University No. 1 at Robbins Case Competition in Healthcare Management
[10/20/2017]
The Army-Baylor University Team won first place in the 3rd Annual Robbins Case Competition in Healthcare Management where graduate students from across the nation gathered at Baylor University to compete.
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Engagement Matters
[10/19/2017]
Business Review Podcast: Social media is now the number one way consumers reach out for customer service. Social media strategist Nicolle Soto specializes in helping small businesses engage with consumers online.
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11 Productivity Hacks for Work From Home Newbies That Make Six Plus Figures
[10/17/2017]
Killer Startups: Included in this piece on productivity tips are the findings of professors of management Emily Hunter and Cindy Wu on the benefits of taking work breaks throughout the day, and which times of day are best to take breaks.
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Video: Phone Snubbing is "Phubbing"
[10/17/2017]
WWOR-TV (FOX): In this broadcast story, the research of marketing professors Meredith David and James Roberts on phone snubbing, or "phubbing," and its impact, are reviewed.
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Hollywood Leaves ‘Great Deal of Money on the Table’ Regarding Movies Featuring Actors of Color, Baylor Expert Says
[10/16/2017]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 16, 2017) – The new film “Marshall” – a legal thriller about Thurgood Marshall, an American Civil Rights leader and the U.S. Supreme Court’s first African-American justice – didn’t break the box office’s Top 10 during its opening weekend. But don’t count it out just yet, says a Baylor University movie marketing expert.
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Local Screen Printer Gandy Ink Recognized at Baylor University
[10/13/2017]
San Angelo LIVE!: The 2017 Texas Family Business of the Year Award from The Institute for Family Business at Baylor University has awarded San Angelo printing company Gandy Ink the Family Values Award.
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Are You ‘Phubbing’ Right Now? What It Is and Why Science Says It’s Bad for Your Relationships
[10/13/2017]
The Washington Post: This article delves deeply into research by professors of marketing Meredith David and James Roberts on the subject of "phone snubbing," or "phubbing."
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Baylor to Honor Texas Family Businesses for Dedication to Community, Commitment to Employees
[10/11/2017]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 11, 2017) – The Institute for Family Business at Baylor University will honor the 2017 Texas Family Business of the Year Award winners with a banquet on Nov. 3 at Baylor University’s Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation.
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6 Ways to Practice Lagom, the Swedish Secret to a Balanced, Happy Life
[10/10/2017]
TIME: Professors of management Emily Hunter and Cindy Wu are cited in this article on the Swedish lifestyle practice of 'lagom,' specifically for their research on work-life balance and the best times of day to take work breaks.
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How Defy Ventures Lets Inmates Pitch a Business 'Shark Tank' Style, and Equips Them With Job Skills
[10/8/2017]
CNBC: This article highlights the work of the Baylor Prison Entrepreneurship Program through Defy Ventures.
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Video: How Financial Planning Began
[10/7/2017]
Investopedia: Professor of finance Tom Potts is interviewed in this piece about the history of financial planning.
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Five Signs That Your Marriage Might Be Destined to Hit the Rocks
[10/6/2017]
Yahoo! News: Professor of marketing James Roberts is featured as an expert in this piece about marriage-destroying habits, specifically about his research on "phubbing," or "phone snubbing."
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Should Puerto Rico Default?
[10/5/2017]
Mises Institute: This article by entrepreneurship professor Peter Klein discusses his thoughts on President Trump's comments about Puerto Rico and whether the island should default on its public debt.
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Four Bad Habits That Executives Should Nix
[10/4/2017]
The Economist: Executive Director of the Keller Center for Research and the Center for Professional Selling, Andrea Dixon, is a featured expert in this article about behaviors and habits that C-suite executives should avoid.
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Baylor’s Executive MBA Program in Dallas Names Mawet Director
[10/3/2017]
Baylor University is pleased to welcome Sharon Mawet as the new director of the Executive MBA Program in Dallas (DEMBA).
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Work-Life Balance Policies Help Keep the Black Ink Flowing
[10/2/2017]
Rochester Business Journal: The research of professors of management Emily Hunter and Cindy Wu on the contribution of work breaks to work-life balance is the focus of this article.
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Baylor Professor on the Responses to NFL Protests
[9/28/2017]
Baylor Lariat: Executive Director of Sports, Sponsorship & Sales, Kirk Wakefield, is interviewed on the NFL protests and the impact of the response by the NFL fanbase.
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Baylor's Executive MBA Program in Dallas Names Kinkeade Associate Director
[9/28/2017]
Baylor University is pleased to welcome Jenna Kinkeade as its new associate director of the Executive MBA Program in Dallas (DEMBA).
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When Agents Fail, They Need You Most
[9/24/2017]
Realtor Magazine: This piece reviews research from the 2016 Baylor University Keller Center Research Report about sales performance failure and how the "error management" approach can more successfully help real estate agents recover after failure.
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You Might Be Cheating on Your Spouse With Your Smart Phone
[9/18/2017]
The Star (Toronto, Canada): The research of professors of marketing James Roberts and Meredith David is cited in this piece about their findings on "phone snubbing," or "phubbing."
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Meet Baylor’s Nationally Recognized Expert on Work-Life Balance
[9/12/2017]
Baylor Proud: Professor of management Emily Hunter is an expert in the study of work-life balance and is the subject of this article on her and her research.
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Nationally Renowned Expert to Discuss Role of Entrepreneurs in War-Torn Societies
[9/12/2017]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 12, 2017) – Baylor University’s John F. Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise kicks off its annual Free Enterprise Forum this week with one of the nation’s leading experts on entrepreneurship education – Steve Mariotti, founder of Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship and author of “An Entrepreneur’s Manifesto.”
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Baylor Business to Host 2017 Lone Star Finance Conference
[9/7/2017]
Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business will be hosting the 2017 Lone Star Finance Conference on September 14-15, 2017.
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Baylor Business Equips Students to Lead Nonprofits
[9/5/2017]
Baylor Lariat: Reviewed in this article is the work of The Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Service, a center within the Hankamer School of Business, and its success at preparing students to serve nonprofits in Central Texas and beyond.
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Architectural Lighting Names Baylor University’s Business School Campus Recipient of Daylighting Award
[9/5/2017]
The Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation was one of 14 projects chosen as the best of the best from an international pool of 159 entries, the largest number of entries the awards program had received in its 14-year history. The winners showcased a unique understanding and utilization of lighting as well as expert technical skill.
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Self-Beliefs Shape What Luxury Means to Us
[9/4/2017]
Phys.org: Marketing professor JaeHwan Kwon contributed to a study in which he researched whether a consumer's self-theories impact their perception of luxury brand values.
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INSIDER: Shiftability
[9/1/2017]
Luke Smith, MBA


Throughout our daily lives, we have many options. We can change our jobs, our bosses, our cities, and try endless news sales methods. However, unless we undergo personal transformation ourselves, external changes will not propel us where we want to go or help us become who we need to be.
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INSIDER: Fearless Public Speaking
[9/1/2017]
Courtney A. Harris, MBA Candidate


In his book, Fearless Public Speaking, Patrick King explains exactly what it takes for you to confidently prepare for a talk or presentation and command the stage once you're there.
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Friends vs. Strangers: How Closeness Impacts Social Sharing
[9/1/2017]
David Dubois, PhD, Andrea Bonezzi, PhD, and Matteo De Angelis, PhD


The art of being a successful real estate agent largely depends on the need to interact socially. How you interact with your own clients indeed effects their opinion of the services you provide and ultimately shape their opinions about you or your company.
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Do Past Preferences Indicate Future Selections?
[9/1/2017]
Kate Barasz, PhD, Tami Kim, PhD Candidate, and Leslie K. John, PhD


Predicting others' preferences can result in a distinct advantage for a salesperson, especially through creating choice sets based on clients' implicit and explicit wants and needs. Oftentimes, these predictions must be made with almost no information about the client's preferences, so the salesperson may have to rely on previously observed behaviors.
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Combatting Real Estate Professionals’ Insecurity
[9/1/2017]
Nawar N. Chaker, PhD, David W. Schumann, PhD, Alex R. Zablah, PhD, and Daniel J. Flint, PhD


Have you ever felt insecure in your career? Have you ever doubted your ability to fulfill your job duties? If so, you are certainly not the only one in your field experiencing these emotions. While most are unwilling to admit their insecurity or discuss their self-doubt with their peers, insecurity is common among sales professionals.
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Building a Winning Sales Presentation
[9/1/2017]
Charles Fifield, MBA


Delivering an effective sales presentation to a prospective real estate client will impact attaining your desired outcome for most client interactions.
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