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KWBU Cornerstone & Presidents Circle Breakfast

Dec 5, 2014

KWBU appreciates each and every donor. 

We are inviting KWBU Cornerstone and President Circle members to a special breakfast with NPR’s Wade Goodwyn on Thursday, January 29th (location tba).

Cornerstone memberships begin at $500 with President Circle members giving $1,000 or more annually. 

If you are a current member and would like to give an addition gift to reach either of these leadership giving levels, contact Loretta Howard at 254-710-7887. 

Marketing professor Bill Weeks identifies what drives work performance, as well as commitment to an organization. 


According to new research, workplace incivility can stretch far beyond company walls. Assistant professor of management Merideth Ferguson says the cumulative effect of workplace stress can become viral.

 


Ryland Barton, KWBU News

Baylor has topped out its new $100 million Business School building at the corner 4th and Bagby—signifying the halfway point in construction. The Paul L. Foster Campus for Business & Innovation will add 41 new classrooms and expand space at the school by 40 percent.


In today's multicultural marketplace, brands are using subtle cues and visual diversity to facilitate messaging where groups aren't well defined. 


Assistant professor of management and entrepreneurship, Steve Bradley, studies the success and failure of start-ups. While conventional wisdom says the more money the better, surprisingly, Bradley's research shows that sometimes having too many resources can be a bad thing. 


Over the next five years companies will see a fairly substantial exodus of baby boomers from their workforce. Successful internships play an increasingly vital part in recruitment. The more "real life" the work is, the better, says Dr. Andrea Dixon.

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Information security expert Bryan Palma poses sober questions about ethical boundaries in the cyber world. Who is responsible for protecting your privacy online? Palma says it's up to you. 


What motivates workers to break the rules? 


Director of the Cornell Food and Brand Lab, Brian Wansink, is known as the "Sherlock Holmes of food." Investigating patterns in food psychology, he found clues to eat healthfully without even noticing. (*ENCORE)


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