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  • Building for Success Thursday Jul 02 2020

    BYU Marriott assistant professor of strategy Timothy Gubler grew up building things. “From a young age and throughout my schooling, I crawled through attics pulling electrical wire, worked into the night installing electrical outlets and switches, and designed electrical circuitry for my family’s electrical contracting business,” he says. While he’s no longer working in the family business, his passion for building today extends to researching and teaching business strategy.   


  • Exploring All His Interests Monday Jun 08 2020

    Whether he's dealing with career changes, family illness, financial struggles, or even "gnarly teeth," BYU Marriott strategy graduate Nathan Winn has been determined to move forward with a smile.


  • Finding Happiness in the Moment Friday May 22 2020

    BYU Marriott strategy alum Eli Tucker isn’t afraid to make changes to his life plan as he goes. As an incoming freshman, he was set on studying computer science, but he then changed his career path to business strategy. More recently, he made the decision to step away from his position at one of the world’s biggest companies in order to travel the world. Now that the coronavirus pandemic has delayed his world trip, he’s once again adapting his plan. Through it all, he is learning to find happiness in the moment.


  • 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.


  • The Right Fit Thursday Apr 23 2020

    While many alumni may have forgotten about the jobs that they held during their undergraduate years, BYU Marriott alumna Michelle Carroll will probably always remember her student job at the BYU Marriott advisement center. That job was a life-changing opportunity that led her to her strategy degree, her future husband, and a career path that took her to Bain & Company in Dallas.


  • A BYU Legacy Monday Apr 13 2020

    As the descendant and grandson of former BYU administrators Abraham Owen Smoot, L. Douglas Smoot, and Ben E. Lewis, BYU Marriott strategy professor Ben Lewis is carrying on his ancestors’ legacies at BYU while pioneering his own groundbreaking research.


  • Breaking the Mold Thursday Mar 19 2020

    Ben Katzenbach, a senior in the BYU Marriott strategy program, is carving his own path to find a job that will allow him to contribute to people’s lives.


  • Taking the Plunge Friday Jan 17 2020

    Whether BYU Marriott alumna Kylie Chenn is making three pointers, writing songs, or jumping into the freezing ocean off the coast of Antarctica, she puts her whole heart into everything she does. This attitude, along with the connections she made at BYU Marriott, are what have helped Chenn start a multimillion-dollar travel company with over thirty-seven destinations only four years after graduating.


  • The Bilbo Baggins of BYU Marriott Wednesday Jan 15 2020

    Much like Tolkien's famed hobbit Bilbo Baggins, James Oldroyd has certainly been there and back again.


  • Learn, Do, Become, with Cougar Strategy Group Monday Dec 23 2019

    In only four short years, Cougar Strategy Group has already begun opening doors for BYU Marriott MBA graduates and students.


  • From Song to Strategy Thursday Nov 28 2019

    At first glance, musical theater, business strategy, and chemistry don’t seem to have much in common, but BYU Marriott senior strategy student Connor Workman thinks the three pursuits are more similar than you might think.


  • 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.


  • Impostor Syndrome is more common than you think; Study finds best way to cope with it Roughly 20 percent of study subjects experience the phenomenon Monday Sep 23 2019

    A new study from researchers at BYU reveals that perceptions of impostorism are quite common and uncovers one of the best — and worst — ways to cope with such feelings.


  • Not making a top 100 corporate ranking is better than just making the cut Just making the list could cost your company millions in value Wednesday Sep 18 2019

    A new study by BYU Marriott professors shows barely making a top 100 corporate ranking list may actually be worse for your company's financial future than being left off altogether.


  • Reaching for the Stars Strategically Friday Jul 12 2019

    Following in the footsteps of her grandpa and her father, Itza Miller came to BYU in 2014 bright-eyed and cougar-tailed, without a clue as to what she wanted to study. As her BYU experience recently came to a close, Miller says she has appreciated the moments that guided her towards the people she calls her strategy family.


  • LeBaron Appointed as New Chair of Management Tuesday Jul 02 2019

    BYU Marriott School of Business dean Brigitte C. Madrian announced the appointment of Curtis LeBaron as the new chair for the Department of Management. LeBaron began his new role on 1 June. LeBaron takes over for John Bingham, who recently began his role as an associate dean at BYU Marriott.


  • Ninth Harvard Business Review Article Published by BYU Strategy Professor Wednesday Mar 13 2019

    Getting published in the Harvard Business Review is difficult, but BYU Marriott School of Business strategy professor Jeff Dyer seems to have successfully faced the challenge. He just had a ninth article published in the Jan–Feb 2019 issue.


  • BYU Marriott Welcomes Its New Dean Brigitte Madrian Began Term 1 January Monday Jan 07 2019

    After six months of anticipation, Brigham Young University finally welcomes its newest dean. On 1 January 2019, Brigitte C. Madrian began her tenure as dean of the BYU Marriott School of Business.


  • BYU Marriott Hosts First-Ever Strategy Professionals Conference Friday Dec 14 2018

    Clayton Christensen and Domo CEO Josh James highlight the first-ever BYU Strategy Professionals Conference.