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  • Education: A Gateway to Opportunity Friday Oct 23 2020

    Some people spend their entire lives searching for careers that make them feel fulfilled. Everyone must make decisions about what path to follow and how to develop their careers. So, what happens when someone has not one but two career options that bring them joy? If you’re Tracy Maylett, the decision is easy: do both. As the CEO of a consulting company and a BYU Marriott School of Business adjunct professor, Maylett has found ways to bless lives in the worlds of both business management and education.


  • Taking Care of Business Thursday Oct 15 2020

    Many people see the human resource department at a company as the group of people who are responsible for hiring new employees and providing health and wellness benefits. While HR employees are certainly part of those processes, students from the human resource management (HRM) program at the BYU Marriott School of Business are showing that there’s more to HR than a performance review or a benefits presentation.


  • Creating Moments of Connection Tuesday Oct 06 2020

    She might be dealing with a last-minute cancellation or organizing presentations while stuck at a Starbucks in a snowstorm, but Anne Sledd always finds creative ways to make things happen. In her role as a department assistant for the management department at the BYU Marriott School of Business, Sledd also serves as an on-the-spot events coordinator, with a goal of creating moments of connection for everyone associated with the school.


  • Decisions, Ethics, and Human Potential Monday Aug 31 2020

    Every day, people make dozens of morally relevant decisions—often without even realizing it. Whether choosing how to spend their time, whom to help (and how much), or simply how to react to a difficult coworker, their daily decisions influence the kind of person they ultimately become. Isaac Smith designs his research to better understand how to help people refine their character. As a BYU Marriott School of Business assistant professor of organizational behavior and human resources, Smith hopes his research will help unlock the power of human potential and encourage people to become their best moral selves.


  • Creating Opportunities in Big Sky Country Friday Aug 21 2020

    For many college students, graduation day is a time to celebrate the end of a hard-earned degree and the beginning of a new journey. For BYU Marriott graduate Becky Darrington Rogers, graduation day also happened to coincide with a doctor’s appointment for her first pregnancy—a reason to celebrate more than just earning her diploma. Now twenty years later, as a successful businesswoman and a devoted mother, she strives every day to balance her career and her family.


  • Serving Up Love Wednesday Aug 19 2020

    For many people, food is a language of comfort, love, and bonding. Clarissa Keller, a senior studying human resource management at the BYU Marriott School of Business, shares her love through plates of food, days at work, and conversations with friends. Keller aims to translate this language of love across every aspect of her life, including her work as a future HR professional.


  • Study: Going to virtual work spaces has changed leadership. Have you noticed? Study finds those who help others emerge as leaders online Tuesday Jun 30 2020

    When work meetings shifted online this spring, some may have noticed new standouts among their colleagues. According to recent research from BYU, members of virtual teams identify leaders in significantly different ways compared to members of in-person teams.


  • Unlocking the Power of People Friday Jun 12 2020

    Growing up in a small town in Oregon, BYU Marriott alum Josh Spencer never imagined that he’d one day work for one of the largest investment banking firms in the world. However, through his own hard work and support from the BYU Marriott human resource management (HRM) program, Spencer is now a human resource business partner at Goldman Sachs.


  • Questions and Answers: One Man’s Life Work Tuesday May 19 2020

    Answering questions about collaboration and effectiveness is why Cody Reeves heads to the office every morning. These types of questions motivate his research as a BYU Marriott assistant professor of organizational behavior and human resources, and they help him prepare students for their future careers.


  • Eleven BYU Marriott Students Receive Bateman Award Friday May 15 2020

    The BYU Marriott School of Business named eleven recent graduates as 2020 Merrill J. Bateman Outstanding Student Award winners.


  • BYU Marriott Names New Associate Dean Bonnie Anderson Assumes Role 18 May Thursday May 14 2020

    BYU Marriott School of Business dean Brigitte C. Madrian has announced the appointment of Bonnie Anderson as the school’s newest associate dean. Anderson takes over for previous associate dean Keith Vorkink on 18 May.


  • Advocating for Himself Friday Apr 24 2020

    Most BYU Marriott graduates go through weeks of rigorous recruiting before landing a job, but Clark Anderson, a 2016 BYU Marriott human resources management (HRM) graduate, recruited himself into his current job as a virtual partner account manager at Cisco.


  • BYU Marriott HRM Team Takes First at SHRM Case Competition Wednesday Apr 01 2020

    BYU Marriott HRM teams took home first-place and fourth-place finishes at the Utah Society of Human Resource Management competition.


  • Coming Back to Give Back Wednesday Mar 25 2020

    BYU Marriott professor of organizational behavior and resources Lisa Jones remembers filling out PhD applications like it was yesterday. “I’m an MBA who doesn’t want a BMW,” she wrote. While Jones started as an activist, through seeking higher education she also became an academic, now equipped with the necessary tools to join the fight against global poverty.


  • Leaving Her Mark Tuesday Mar 17 2020

    While she can trace her family history back to BYU-building namesakes such as Jesse Knight and George H. Brimhall, Rachel Hair is making her own impact on the school as the president of BYU’s Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) club.


  • Passion with a Purpose Wednesday Jan 29 2020

    Throughout her life, BYU Marriott HR junior Rebecca Garrett hasn't found a personal, athletic, or professional bar she couldn’t clear.


  • Finding Your Tribe Friday Jan 24 2020

    While BYU Marriott alumna Nichole Rohrbaugh always dreamed of attending BYU, she never expected to find herself where she is today.


  • BYU Marriott Hosts Annual HR Innovations Conference Monday Dec 16 2019

    “What question are you living?” Hal Gregerson asked more than 250 attendees during his keynote speech at BYU Marriott’s annual HR Innovations Conference held 7–8 November 2019. Audience members listened as the 1983 BYU organizational behavior alum and 2019 Dyer Distinguished Alumni Award recipient shared his experience on how learning to ask and live by the right questions saved his life.


  • BYU Marriott Team Wins $5,000 and First Place at Purdue HR Case Competition Thursday Dec 12 2019

    Dreams turned to reality for BYU Marriott Society of Human Resources’ student team at the annual Purdue University Krannert HR Case Competition on 13–14 November 2019 when the team returned home with a first-place win and a $5,000 prize.


  • BYU Marriott Welcomes New Faculty in 2019 Friday Nov 01 2019

    The Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business welcomes seven new professors to the Tanner Building this fall.