Learning From Near Misses
Friday Jan 15 2016
When it comes to flight safety, U.S. airlines are pretty good at learning from accidents. But new research shows airlines should be learning more from accidents that never happen.
MBA Marketing Shines in Lincoln Challenge
Tuesday Jan 12 2016
A team of BYU MBA students bested squads from Yale, Wharton, Michigan and others to win $4,000 for the MBAMA at the inaugural competition.
Five BYU Grads Ranked in Thinkers50
Monday Jan 04 2016
Five BYU graduates, including three Marriott School alumni, were recently named to the Thinkers50 ranking, the world's most prestigious list of business management thought-leaders.
Top Marriott School Stories of 2015
Thursday Dec 31 2015
The Marriott School had an amazing 2015. Here's a list of some of our top stories of the year featuring our outstanding students, faculty and alumni.
Undergrads Named "Best and Brightest"
Monday Dec 28 2015
McKenzi McDonald and Tanner Stutz are spotlighted on Poets and Quants' list of Best and Brightest Business Majors for the class of 2016.
Gaskin Receives AIS Early Career Award
Thursday Dec 17 2015
Marriott School information systems professor James Gaskin was recognized for his innovative approach to research by receiving one of the first-ever Association for Information Systems Early Career Awards.
Owlet Wins Big at Verizon Competition
Former BYU startup awarded $250,000 Tuesday Dec 15 2015
Begun by Marriott School students during their time at BYU, Owlet was awarded $250,000 in Verizon's annual competition.
Marriott School a Top Global B-School
Business Insider ranked the Marriott School No. 44 on a list of top global business schools Tuesday Dec 15 2015
Business Insider ranked the Marriott School No. 44 on its list of the 50 Best Business Schools in the World for 2015.
Measure Emotion with Your Mouse Clicks
Research shows feeling negative emotions alters natural cursor movement Monday Dec 14 2015
Most people can tell if you’re angry based on the way you’re acting. Professor Jeffrey Jenkins can tell if you’re angry by the way you move a computer mouse.
BYU Holds Business Language Competition
Thursday Dec 10 2015
Much more complex vocabulary than “ni hao” and “hola” impressed the judges at Brigham Young University’s ninth International Business Language Case Competition.
#BYUDevo: Cybersecurity and Spiritual Safety
Wednesday Dec 09 2015
Bonnie Brinton Anderson, associate professor in the information systems department, delivered the devotional address Tuesday. Anderson gave five tips on how to improve computer security behavior, and how those tips parallel the ways we can improve our spiritual behavior.
Students Creating Tiny Radio for Athletes
Tuesday Dec 08 2015
Marriott School students has devised an innovative device to keep outdoor enthusiasts in touch while in nature: A tiny two-way radio that connects to your phone or headphones via Bluetooth.
Sub for Santa: Help a Child in Need
Thursday Dec 03 2015
Marriott School of Management students and faculty are helping Santa this Christmas season during the annual Sub for Santa campaign going on now through Friday, December 11.
Exposure to Violence Leads to Unethical Behavior
Study by School of Accountancy's David Wood published in Journal of Business Ethics Wednesday Dec 02 2015
Coauthored by School of Accountancy professor David Wood, a study published in the Journal of Business Ethics found that exposure to human violence is strongly linked to an increase in cheating for monetary gain. In other words, violence may be making us less ethical.
All-Nighter Leads to Victory
BYU Students Take First in International Business Competition Tuesday Nov 24 2015
Months and hours of practice and preparation came down to two 25-minute presentations for a group of Marriott School of Management students at the International Business Case Competition. Thanks to some last-minute adjustments, all the work resulted in a first-place win at the competition, held on the campus of Northeastern University.
Baker Named Alumnus of the Year
Monday Nov 16 2015
The Romney Institute of Public Management named Bryce Baker, a senior adviser in the United States Office of Personnel Management, the 2015 N. Dale Wright Alumnus of the Year for his outstanding service in the federal government.
Entrepreneurship Program Rises in Ranking
Undergraduate program ranked No. 2, graduate program ranked No. 7 Tuesday Nov 10 2015
Brigham Young University’s undergraduate and graduate programs ranked No. 2 and No. 7, respectively, in The Princeton Review’s recent annual survey for Entrepreneur magazine.
MBA Students Win Adobe Analytics Challenge
Monday Nov 09 2015
Teams of BYU MBA students took first and third at the Adobe Analytics Competition recently. KSL covered the event, including video interviews with the winning team from the Marriott School.
BYU’s AIS Chapter Named Chapter of the Year
Thursday Oct 29 2015
They're not just the best in Utah or the best in the West; Brigham Young University's Association for Information Systems chapter has been recognized as the best in the world.
Walmart Executives Blitz Tanner Building
Wednesday Oct 28 2015
On any given day, the Tanner Building is abuzz with top recruiters interviewing students and hosting information sessions. The goal: to attract the interest of in-demand future Marriott School of Management graduates.