Out of Office: New Baylor Management Study Examines Relationship Between Stress and Remote Work
WACO, Texas (Sept. 18, 2018) – Many U.S. employees believe working from home – or at least away from the office – can bring freedom and stress-free job satisfaction. A new Baylor University study says, “Not so fast.”
Applications Now Open for 8th Annual Baylor New Venture Competition
Applications are now available for teams interested in participating in the 8th annual New Venture Competition, a two-day entrepreneurial business plan and elevator pitch competition hosted by Baylor University’s John F. Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise.
Entrepreneurship Professor Matthew Wood Awarded AME Best Paper
Matthew Wood's award-winning paper, “A Temporal View of Entrepreneurial Opportunities,” is a conceptual paper focusing on the role of time in the entrepreneurial action process.
Entrepreneurship Professor Peter Klein Awarded SEJ Best Paper Prize
Klein’s paper, “Opportunity Discovery, Entrepreneurial Action, and Economic Organization,” addresses a new view on what entrepreneurship is and how it should be taught. This new theory has been termed the “judgment-based approach” to entrepreneurship.
When ‘Religiosity’ Competes with Materialism, Charitable Giving Takes a Hit, Baylor Study Shows
WACO, Texas (Aug. 21, 2018) – Religious people tend to be more charitable than their nonreligious counterparts, but they’ll think twice about opening their wallets if it prolongs their next big purchase, according to new research from Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business.
Baylor Lights: #BaylorLights Profile: Dr. Tisha Emerson
July 24, 2018
Putting a price on what someone is willing to pay to protect or improve the environment is a focus for Tisha Emerson, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Economics at Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business. She also is known for integrating research in the classroom as a way to help her students learn.
Managerial Accounting Professor Receives IMA R. Lee Brummet Award
Laurie Burney, associate professor of Accounting and Business Law, received the R. Lee Brummet Distinguished Award for Educators from the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). This is the highest award given by the IMA, and it recognizes professors who have exemplified a distinguished teaching career, a record of scholarship, service to the IMA, and the promotion of management accounting as a profession.
Certificate Program in Energy Commerce Prepares Students for Careers in Energy Industry
Undergraduate students may obtain a Certificate in Energy Commerce in addition to the BBA degree from the Hankamer School of Business. This program was developed to prepare students for careers in the energy industry. “Energy is a very important part of the Texas economy,” said Steve Green, the director of the program. “Lots of good jobs and careers are linked directly or indirectly to the industry.”
$2.99 or $3.00? Will the difference of a penny get you to the checkout counter?
WACO, Texas (July 11, 2018) – A traditional belief in retail marketing is that prices ending in “9” – $1.99 or $2.99, for example – will prompt more purchases than a whole number. But is that true? And is a simple one-penny price difference the best tactic to sell more products?
Baylor’s Benjamin Franklin Scholars Bring Light to Complex Figure
WACO, Texas (June 29, 2018) – Founding Father Benjamin Franklin was a complex man. And even with a treasure trove of accomplishments, sometimes the Franklin legends are bigger than Franklin the man – and it’s taken an army of historians and scholars, such as Baylor University's Thomas S. Kidd and Blaine McCormick, throughout the centuries to sort it out.