In the News
7 Ways to Follow a Healthier Diet in 2019
Consumer Reports: Meredith David, assistant professor of Marketing, is cited in this article discussing small changes that can be made to encourage healthier eating habits.
New Woman-owned Business Emphasizes Polymers with a Purpose
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).
Can You Handle a Remote Job? Researchers Explain Why Some People Are Wired for It
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.
In Their Own Words: Emma Ingram
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.
Baylor Recognizes Outstanding Staffers
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.
10 Tips to Improve Your Presentation Slides
Strategic Finance Magazine: Charles Davis, professor of accounting, shares tips for accounting and finance professionals on how to create meaningful presentation slides.
Trying too hard to get everyone to like you? Here's exactly when (and how) you need to
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.
5 Tips for Managing Anxiety When You're in a Relationship
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.
Baylor Business Review: Recent Grad Profile: Rebecca Rodriguez: Fruits of the (Entrepreneurial) Spirit
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.”
Gaineses Announce New Details of Multimedia Venture with Discovery
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.