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.

A movement among academic researchers is rapidly growing. Experts are exchanging information to help solve social concerns worldwide. By identifying ways to do better research, they are developing applicable theories that can improve global welfare, touching on issues like obesity, poverty, sustainability and materialism.

Are the self-employed happier?

Ways to overcome challenges for women who want to work in information technology.

 According to economics professor Van Pham, research on changes in the U.S. retail industry shows a dual phenomenon is occurring. Retail chains are "super sizing.”


Make strategic planning more relevant and successful. Don't focus on the planning document. It's about the team and creating a culture of excitement that produces innovation and drives a company toward high performance.  (*ENCORE)

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

Finding patterns, then targeting customers with specificity can increase a loyal longevity of clientele. (*ENCORE)

Serial entrepreneur Kevin Rustagi reveals the difference perseverance and passion play in achieving long-term goals.

By allowing worker’s personal lives into the workplace, businesses are seeing an uptick in added value. (*ENCORE)

American executives are spending a lot of time in ineffective meetings. Here are some tips to achieve effective collaboration and high-quality decision making by adjusting how teams handle meetings.