2010 Bateman Awards Honor Outstanding Students, Faculty
Wednesday Mar 24 2010
Two students and two faculty members from the Marriott School of Management were presented with the 2010 Merrill J. Bateman Awards, the only school-wide awards selected entirely by students.
Social Entrepreneurship Interns Dangle Carrots to Do Good
New internship program offers unique opportunities Monday Mar 15 2010
The wisdom of the ages sets forth two ways to make a donkey walk forward: hit its backside with a stick, or dangle a carrot in front of it. Consumer activists tend to use sticks, such as lawsuits, protests and boycotts, to persuade companies to be socially responsible. But as part of a new internship program, five students at Brigham Young University decided to experiment with carrots —mobs of them.
New Book Defines “Super Laws” for Entrepreneurial Success
Saturday Feb 27 2010
Entrepreneurs blaze their own trails and make their own success, but lessons learned from those who have gone before can increase a startup's chances. That's the message of a new book about entrepreneurial marketing from three Brigham Young University business professors.
Marriott School Internship Competition and Fair Prepare Students for Internships
Thursday Feb 25 2010
Four Brigham Young University students walked away with distinguished internships after competing in the fourth annual MUSA Internship Competition. New to this year's competition is an internship fair and a series of workshops to help students seek employment and improve their professional skills.
Taking Time to Serve
Marriott School students find ways to reach out Tuesday Feb 09 2010
Many students in the Marriott School of Management are busy juggling packed schedules filled with rigorous coursework and extracurriculars — but that doesn't stop them from setting the books aside to lend a helping hand. Here's a glance at service activities performed last semester by three student groups: the Marriott Undergraduate Student Association, Rotaract and Marriott On-Board.
Marriott School featured in Salt Lake Tribune
Monday Feb 01 2010
The Salt Lake Tribune takes an in-depth look at the Marriott School of Management in two stories printed Sunday, Jan. 31.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
BYU ranked 71st in latest U.S. News rankings
Marriott School undergraduate business program up to No. 31 Thursday Aug 20 2009
Brigham Young University is ranked 71st in the 2010 edition of U.S.News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges," with the Marriott School of Management's undergraduate program ranked among the top 50 "Best Business Programs," coming in at 31st.
Money New Chair of Business Management
Thursday Jul 02 2009
Marriott School of Management Dean Gary C. Cornia announced the appointment of R. Bruce Money, professor of marketing and international research, as chair of the Department of Business Management. He will assume the position beginning in July succeeding Michael Swenson, Ford professor of marketing.
Marriott VP Offers Insights and Advice
Monday Jun 01 2009
More than 80 years ago, J. Willard Marriott opened a nine-stool root beer stand in Washington, DC. Today, Marriott is one of the world's best known brands and a company known for taking care of not just its customers but also its employees.
School of Accountancy Director Named 2009 Outstanding Faculty
15 Others Recognized for Service to the School Thursday Apr 16 2009
The Marriott School of Management honored Kevin D. Stocks with its highest faculty distinction, the Outstanding Faculty Award, at the annual Marriott School Awards Night on April 3. Along with Stocks, 15 other individuals were recognized at the banquet for their contributions to the school.