Professor Honored with Drucker Award at Claremont
Wednesday Jan 20 2010
Claremont Graduate University honored Warner P. Woodworth, professor of organizational leadership and strategy at Brigham Young University, as the first Peter F. Drucker Centennial Global Entrepreneur in Residence.
Sales Management Students Trained to Sell with Integrity
Friday Jan 15 2010
Everyone knows the stereotype — the pushy, obnoxious and at times deceptive salesperson. But a new curriculum taught in a Brigham Young University sales management class shows students sales and integrity aren't mutually exclusive and that salespeople can be just as good at listening as they are at making the pitch.
Like Buying A Lottery Ticket: BYU Research Identifies High-Risk, Low-Reward Stocks
Wednesday Jan 06 2010
Everybody knows the investing mantra that you should expect to earn higher returns on riskier investments. But investors looking to hit it big in 2010 may want to consider a new study by three Brigham Young University finance professors, which found that some risky stocks have historically paid investors low average returns – and we're not just talking about the 2008 market crash.
Innovators Practice 5 Skills the Rest of Us Don’t, Says BYU, INSEAD and Harvard B-school study
Wednesday Dec 30 2009
The most innovative CEOs spend 50 percent more time practicing five specific innovation skills than do their less creative counterparts, according to a six-year study by three prominent business scholars.
BYU Takes Top Portuguese Honors at Business Language Competition
Monday Dec 28 2009
Two Brigham Young University undergraduate teams put their Portuguese-speaking skills to the test at the BYU Business Language Case Competition — winning first and second place. The competition highlights language and cultural skills in an effort to prepare students for international business experience.
Biden Presents Baldrige Award to Marriott School Grad
Thursday Dec 24 2009
While the health care debate rages on Capitol Hill, Vice President Joe Biden recognized one Marriott School of Management graduate and his Colorado-based health care organization for low-cost, expert care. Rulon Stacey, CEO of the Poudre Valley Health System, accepted the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award on behalf of the system's physicians, staff and volunteers at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., Dec. 2.
Angel Tree Spreads Christmas Cheer
Partnership with United Way Helps Utah County Kids Tuesday Dec 22 2009
It took a chorus of happy Whos to help Mr. Grinch find the true spirit of Christmas. At the Marriott School of Management, all it took was a festive tree and an invitation to give. In partnership with the United Way, the school's annual Angel Tree service project gave students, faculty and staff the opportunity to provide Christmas for needy children in Utah County.
Career Fair Links Students to Startups
Friday Dec 18 2009
A typical college career fair features logos from the top Fortune 500 companies, but at this career fair, the big names weren't even invited. Instead, the Utah Startup Marketplace, recently hosted at Brigham Young University, connected local ventures — many started by BYU students and alumni — with students looking for employment and internships.
Making Athletics Accessible in Thailand
Professor helps develop adaptive sports Friday Dec 04 2009
While many children pass the time playing sports and games, others look on from the sidelines. Although this is a harsh reality for millions of children with disabilities around the world, one Brigham Young University professor is out to prove it doesn't have to be that way, having recently travelled to Bangkok, Thailand, to help provide a solution.
BYU Sweeps Deloitte Case Study Competition
Undergraduate and Graduate Teams Both No. 1 Wednesday Nov 11 2009
Accounting students from Brigham Young University swept the 2009 Deloitte Tax Case Study Competition, taking first place in both the graduate and undergraduate divisions. The two teams each received a $10,000 school award and $2,000 scholarships for each team member.
BYU Supply Chain Program Ranked in Top 20
Successful Case Competitions Bolster Program's Reputation Friday Nov 06 2009
In a recent article in Supply Chain Management Review, the global supply chain management program at Brigham Young University was ranked 14th by academics and 19th by practitioners — marking BYU's debut on the highly visible list.
Social Innovators Converge in Economic Self-Reliance Conference
Monday Oct 26 2009
Individuals and organizations interested in eliminating poverty worldwide will meet at Brigham Young University for the 12th annual Economic Self-Reliance Conference Nov. 5–6. The BYU Center for Economic Self-Reliance will host the event at the BYU Conference Center and invites researchers, practitioners, faculty and university students to participate.
Cleanliness IS next to godliness: new research shows clean smells unconsciously promote moral behavior
Monday Oct 26 2009
People are unconsciously fairer and more generous when they are in clean-smelling environments, according to a soon-to-be published study led by a Brigham Young University professor.
Marriott School Ranked Most Family Friendly — Again
Family, Faculty Important Factors for Students Wednesday Oct 14 2009
The Brigham Young University Marriott School of Management was ranked the most family friendly business school in the United States, according to The Princeton Review's "The Best 301 Business Schools," which hit the shelves last week. The Marriott School was also ranked third for most competitive students and fifth for best professors.
Student Entrepreneurs Show Off Businesses at Competition
Wednesday Oct 07 2009
Students at Brigham Young University are out to prove there's no need to wait until after graduation to get a big idea off the ground. Many of them had a chance to demonstrate how they're turning ideas into reality at the 2009 Student Entrepreneur of the Year Competition.
From Pickles and Power Supplies to Hard Drives and Hosiery
Professor Creates Index to Identify Industry Relationships Wednesday Sep 30 2009
If online dating sites can successfully match up two people that have never met, why can't the same concept be used to make matches in the business world? One professor from Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Management thinks it can.
Information Systems Professor Tackles Fraud in India
Monday Sep 28 2009
All is not well in the land of milk and curry, but conditions are improving. Plagued by the disease of dirty business, India's health system was weighed down by fraudulent bids for supplies. Conan Albrecht, a professor of information systems at Brigham Young University, accepted the challenge to find a cure.
Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Rank Marriott School 18th
Friday Sep 25 2009
Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Management is one of the top 25 colleges for students looking to start their own business, according to rankings published by Entrepreneur magazine and The Princeton Review.
Marriott School Students Ramp up Experience to Compete
Friday Sep 11 2009
It's a dog-eat-dog world out there, and many college students wonder how they'll survive in an increasingly competitive job market. But this summer, hundreds of students at Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Management equipped themselves with skills to get ahead by interning for some of the biggest names in business.
On 2-year-anniversary of disaster, BYU study on mine safety finds Crandall Canyon lives not lost in vain
Wednesday Sep 02 2009
Two years ago this month, the Crandall Canyon mine collapsed, killing a total of nine. Has the accident affected the safety of coal mining in the U.S.?