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Audio: Business Review - “Embracing the 'Mad Skills' of Online Gaming”
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.

Cracks in the Glass Ceiling: Identifying Factors Affecting Persistence and Advancement for Women in IT
Innovative Business at Baylor: Cindy Riemenschneider, professor of Information Systems, researches the factors affecting persistence and advancement of women in IT.

Researchers Helping Researchers: How to Write a Powerful Review Paper
Innovative Business at Baylor: Dorothy Leidner, professor of Information Systems, proposes criteria to help researchers evaluate what constitutes a "good" quality research paper.

The 2018 Dale P. Jones Business Ethics Forum: Week One Panel Events
Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business will host the 2018 Dale P. Jones Business Ethics Forum from Wednesday, Oct. 24 to Friday, Nov. 16. This year’s theme is “The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence” and the forum will kick off the first week with two panel events and an MBA Ethics Luncheon.

Undergraduate Business Analytics Certificate Teaches Students Big Data Skills
Baylor Business undergraduate students now have the opportunity to receive a Certificate in Business Analytics in addition to their BBA degree from the Hankamer School of Business. The Certificate Program in Business Analytics was added in order to teach students the techniques necessary to understand and interpret big data and business analytics.

Outstanding Undergraduates Recognized
Dean Terry S. Maness hosted an awards ceremony and banquet to celebrate Business undergraduates who will be graduating in 2018.

Leidner Becomes Honorary Doctor at Lund University School of Economics and Management
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.

Being the Outsider: A Study on Group Dynamics, Satisfaction and Effectiveness
Innovative Business at Baylor: Stacie Petter, associate professor of information systems, researches if team dynamics and a project's effectiveness is impacted by whether members of the team have worked together before.

Seven Female IT Leaders Shattering Glass Ceilings
Innovative Business at Baylor: Emily Iazzetti, former Information Systems graduate assistant, researches what made seven female leaders in the technology industry so successful.

PhD Student Examines Collaboration in Information Systems
Innovative Business at Baylor: Information Systems PhD candidate, Walter Chipidza, will present his paper on networks, particularly a study of one network: the information systems (IS) field. The goal was to identify where the "center" of the information systems (IS) field is with regards to academic researchers.

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