Business Review

Thursday 7:43am, 4:48pm and 6:45pm
  • Hosted by CJ Jackson

Each week the award-winning Business Review has the latest in business trends and research -- both nationally and globally. The program has received the prestigious Communicator Award for three consecutive years (2014, 2013, and 2012.)

Hosted by CJ Jackson, it's written and produced by Jessica Denk and is a production of KWBU-FM, Livingston+McKay LLC and the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University.

Why do certain unethical employees seem to get away with everything?


There are hundreds of “angel groups” across the U.S. and around the world. What are they looking for when considering where to invest?



New research shows taking short breaks during the work day boosts energy, productivity and job satisfaction. 


Sleek, high tech and affordable micro housing in downtown metro areas is poised to disrupt the urban housing market, which hasn't changed in over 150 years. 


Asking "why" can uncover new industries right under your nose, and also be the key to innovation and success.


Studies show an employee dealing with stress can decrease customer satisfaction and retention. 

Being your own boss can seem appealing, but is it all it's cracked up to be? 


People who survive, even thrive, in the start-up world, all tend to be “hard-wired” the same. Gritty people have deeply thought out, long-term goals and a “stick-to-it-ive-ness.”



Shawn Achor researches how people can re-wire their brain to be happier. He says there are two things that accelerate the brain toward growth – the perception of progress and seeing the finish line as being close.



There are a number of challenges for women in IT today. Barriers stem from the fact that so few women are in the higher levels of organizations to begin with. In addition, the way work-family balance is viewed is still gender biased.  


How much should you save for a comfortable retirement? Wall Street Journal blogger retirement expert, Bill Reichenstein, gives some pointers. 



Angel investors “fill the gap” in funding young companies, with family and friends on one end and traditional venture capital on the other.  


How do certain people achieve such great things? What really separates people who really seem to have an almost other-worldly level of commitment to their ideas? Entrepreneur Kevin Rustagi says some people have a kind of “energy about them” to create new things, and a lot of staying power has to do with grit. 


Professor of management Sam Paustian-Underdahl studied a group of nurses from the Midwestern United States Medical Center — the way they managed work and family responsibilities, and how their boss perceived the way they managed it.



Professor of information systems, Cindy Riemenschneider, says studying overseas gives students a leg up on their resume and opens the door for internships abroad. “It offers opportunities for students that there is no way to replicate that in a classroom. It opens their eyes to see that there are many different ways that people do things that are not like the United States. Their philosophy with regard to work is very different."