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  • 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.


  • Marriott School Students Select 2009 Bateman Award Winners Tuesday Apr 14 2009

    Two students and one faculty member were honored Thursday, April 2, at the 2009 Bateman Awards, the only school-wide award selected entirely by students.


  • BYU Students Place in Marketing Summit Competition Monday Mar 16 2009

    After breaking only once — for a power nap — a team of BYU marketing students presented their campaign to showcase PepsiCo's environmental efforts. The sleep-deprived team impressed the judges and placed third in the fifth annual Undergraduate Case Challenge, a division of the Wake Forest University 2009 MBA Marketing Summit.


  • BYU Undergraduate Business Jumps to No. 5 BusinessWeek ranks BYU in top 10 for fourth consecutive year Friday Feb 27 2009

    Brigham Young University's undergraduate business programs rank fifth overall and first among recruiters according to BusinessWeek magazine's comprehensive ranking of U.S. undergraduate business programs.


  • Students Compete for Internships Wednesday Feb 18 2009

    After competing in a rigorous contest, six Marriott School of Management undergraduate students heard those magic words: "You're hired."


  • BYU Students Work at U.S. Treasury During Historic Time Sunday Dec 21 2008

    Brandon Muirhead looks out his office window and sees the east wing of the White House. At the end of the day, he exits the building on the back of the ten dollar bill. "I actually work here," Muirhead says. "This is a surreal feeling."


  • New Finance Department Announced Monday Dec 15 2008

    Brigham Young University's board of trustees recently approved the creation of the finance department in the Marriott School of Management, a move that helps the school recruit new finance professors and better address finance students' needs.


  • Two BYU Teams Win Honors at Moot Corp Monday Jul 14 2008

    Two student businesses from BYU’s Marriott School of Management, Klymit and SchoolTipline, won honors and cash awards at the 25th annual Global Moot Corp Competition — the Super Bowl of business plan competitions. Klymit, creator of a revolutionary insulation system for outdoor gear, won $5,000 as the first runner-up and was also recognized with the Outstanding Written Plan and Outstanding Product awards.