Marriott School News
BYU Awarded Grant for International Business Training
Wednesday Oct 22 2014
The U.S. Dept. of Education awarded BYU a four-year grant of more than $1.1 million to continue its work as a Center for International Business Education.
Supply Chain Programs Earn Top Rankings
Undergraduate ranked No. 6, graduate No. 14 Saturday Oct 18 2014
The Marriott School of Management’s global supply chain programs shot up to their highest spots ever in the latest rankings released by Gartner, with the undergraduate program coming in No. 6 and the graduate program placing No. 14 in the nation.
Professor Receives JFE Award for Finance Research
Thursday Oct 16 2014
Finance professor Karl Diether garnered high recognition from the Journal of Financial Economics, receiving second place for his article in the journal’s Fama/DFA Prizes for Capital Markets and Asset Pricing. The award is given annually for papers that demonstrate timely, relevant and high quality scientific research in financial economics.
Accounting Professors Win National Awards for Research
Monday Oct 13 2014
The American Accounting Association recently honored Marriott School of Management accounting professors Doug Prawitt, David Wood and Bryan Stewart with a pair of prestigious awards for exceptional research in behavioral and organizational accounting.
Glover Appointed to National Accounting Board
Monday Oct 06 2014
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants recently appointed Marriott School of Management associate dean Steve Glover to its Auditing Standards Board. Glover will meet with the board four times a year to update and revise the standards followed by the AICPA’s 400,000 members across the country.
BYU Team Wins IMA Case Competition
Friday Oct 03 2014
Hard work and dedication paid off for four Brigham Young University MAcc students who recently took first place at the Institute of Management Accountants National Case Competition, securing the $5,000 prize while proving their skills in a real-life business scenario.
Entrepreneurship Programs Ranked in Top 10 for Fifth Straight Year
Undergraduate program ranked No. 4, graduate program ranked No. 7 Wednesday Sep 17 2014
Brigham Young University’s undergraduate and graduate entrepreneurship programs were ranked No. 4 and No. 7, respectively, by The Princeton Review’s annual survey for Entrepreneur magazine.
How Do You Know When a Problem is Worth Solving?
BYU business profs detail how to “nail” and “scale” innovative ideas in new book Tuesday Sep 09 2014
Two of BYU’s innovation gurus have a surprising message: most of the nation’s best business schools are failing to teach future managers how to create new businesses. In other words, MBAs aren’t leaving school with the right tools to innovate.
Marriott School Staff Member Honored at University Conference
Wednesday Sep 03 2014
Heather Chewning, a program coordinator at the Marriott School of Management, received the President’s Appreciation Award at Brigham Young University’s annual University Conference on August 27.
Supply Chain Program Ranked No. 6 in Nation
Friday Aug 29 2014
The Marriott School of Management’s global supply chain program was recently ranked No. 6 in the nation by Gartner, a leading research company who has published program rankings for the past decade.
CEOs Who Use Violent Rhetoric Cut Themselves Off at the Knees
New research shows violent rhetoric affects employee ethics Thursday Aug 07 2014
Heading into the war room to fire up the troops? Declaring war on the competition to boost sales? Well, CEO, you might want to tamp down them’s fightin’ words—you could be shooting yourself in the foot.
Marketing Professor Bruce Money Speaks at BYU Devotional July 22
Monday Jul 21 2014
On Tuesday, July 22, Bruce Money, Fred Meyer Professor of Marketing and International Business, will deliver a devotional address at 11:05 a.m., in the de Jong Concert Hall.
Thompson Appointed Director of Romney Institute
Wednesday Jul 02 2014
The Marriott School of Management recently appointed Jeffery Thompson as director of the Romney Institute of Public Management, succeeding David Hart, who served for six years in that position.
Foster Named Business Management Chair
Monday Jun 30 2014
The Marriott School of Management recently appointed Tom Foster, a global supply chain management professor, as the new chair of the BYU Department of Business Management. Foster will succeed Bruce Money on July 1.
Money Named Director of Whitmore Global Management Center
Wednesday Jun 25 2014
The Marriott School of Management recently appointed Bruce Money as the director of the Whitmore Global Management Center, succeeding Ervin Black after his yearlong tenure. Money will assume his new position July 1.
Minority Entrepreneurs Face Discrimination When Seeking Loans
Minority small-business owners face more questions, get less help than white counterparts Tuesday Jun 10 2014
A disheartening new study coauthored by a BYU business professor reveals that discrimination is still tainting the American Dream for minorities.
International Business Model Competition Brings Entrepreneurs Together
Thursday Jun 05 2014
The world of entrepreneurship can be dog-eat-dog, but contestants found more than hard-nosed rivalry at the International Business Model Competition, held at Brigham Young University and Provo’s Utah Valley Convention Center last month.
Marriott School Students Select 2014 Bateman Award Winners
Thursday May 29 2014
The Marriott School of Management recently honored the winners of the 2014 Bateman Awards, the only school-wide awards selected exclusively by students.
BYU Student Company FiberFix Wins No. 1 at Utah Student 25
BYU Students Take 15 of 25 Awards Friday May 23 2014
After receiving funding through ABC’s “Shark Tank” and selling out of product on QVC, FiberFix is making headlines closer to home. Founded by Brigham Young University student Spencer Quinn, FiberFix recently took the top spot at the Utah Student 25 — the premier recognition program for student entrepreneurs in Utah.
Information Systems Students Shine at AITP Competition
Tuesday May 13 2014
After competing with nearly 500 students from more than 50 colleges and universities, six Brigham Young University students took home a record amount of awards from the Association for Information Technology Professionals Competition in Atlanta, Ga.