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12/23/2009  Business Review - 20th Annual Texas Family Business Awards (03:58)
12/23/2009  Business Review - The Life of Benjamin Franklin (03:58)
12/09/2009  Business Review-Texas Family Business of the Year - Richard Karr (03:58)
12/01/2009  Business Review-This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin - Early December (03:58)
Before he became a patriot and founding father, Benjamin Franklin was a businessman. In this audio series "This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin," Dr. Blaine McCormick takes a closer look at Benjamin Franklin's business years offering insight and motivation for today's business leaders.
In this segment for early December, McCormick discusses why the colonies didn't count on the winter months to put them in the "black" as well as Franklin's work in recruiting volunteer firemen.
11/24/2009  Business Review-Texas Family Business of the Year 2009 - Wardlaw Claims Service (03:59)
Baylor University's Institute for Family Business recognizes firms whose families demonstrate a commitment to each other and to business continuity through its Annual Texas Family Business of the Year Awards. These firms are responsive to the needs of their employees, communities and industries.
In this edition of the Business Review, CJ Jackson sits down with one of the winners, Wardlaw Claims Service, and discuses their business offerings and history.
11/18/2009  Business Review-This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin - Late November (03:50)
Before he became a patriot and founding father, Benjamin Franklin was a businessman. In this audio series "This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin," Dr. Blaine McCormick takes a closer look at Benjamin Franklin's business years offering insight and motivation for today's business leaders.
In this segment for late November, McCormick discusses Franklin's advice on "How to Lose Friends and Not Influence People" as well as the origins of the Franklin stove.
11/06/2009  Business Review-Emotional Intelligence in Salespeople (03:58)
Baylor Professor of Marketing, Dr. Christopher Blocker, discusses what emotional intelligence is and how it can help a salesperson's performance.
11/01/2009  Business Review-This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin - Early November (03:58)
Before he became a patriot and founding father, Benjamin Franklin was a businessman. In this audio series "This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin," Dr. Blaine McCormick takes a closer look at Benjamin Franklin's business years offering insight and motivation for today's business leaders.
In this segment for early November, McCormick reveals the true origins of the aphorism, "A penny saved is a penny earned." McCormick also discusses Franklin's participation in a group focused on mutual self-improvement as well as his contributions to the National Library Association.
10/28/2009  Business Review-Texas Family Business of the Year 2009 - Parson's Roofing (03:52)
Baylor University's Institute for Family Business recognizes firms whose families demonstrate a commitment to each other and to business continuity through its Annual Texas Family Business of the Year Awards. These firms are responsive to the needs of their employees, communities and industries. In this edition of the Business Review, CJ Jackson sits down with one of the 2009 winners, Parson's Roofing, and discuses their business, unique programs, and their history.
10/19/2009  Business Review-Healthcare: An Economic Approach (03:30)
Baylor Professor of Economics, Dr. Jim Henderson, discusses the book, Healthcare For Us All: Getting More For Our Investment. Dr. Henderson co-authored the book with Baylor Professor of Economics, Dr. Earl Grinols.
Dr. Henderson describes how their solution to the current healthcare debate doesn't create a government entitlement program or threaten American's existing healthcare coverage.
10/14/2009  Business Review-This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin - Late October (03:51)
Before he became a patriot and founding father, Benjamin Franklin was a businessman. In this audio series "This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin," Dr. Blaine McCormick takes a closer look at Benjamin Franklin's business years offering insight and motivation for today's business leaders.
In this segment for late October, McCormick discusses Franklin's role in starting the University of Pennsylvania, Franklin's famous kite experiment, as well as his advice on bad habits.
10/07/2009  Business Review-Emotional Intelligence (03:58)
10/01/2009  Business Review-This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin - Early October (03:42)
Before he became a patriot and founding father, Benjamin Franklin was a businessman. In this audio series "This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin," Dr. Blaine McCormick takes a closer look at Benjamin Franklin's business years offering insight and motivation for today's business leaders.
In this segment for early October, McCormick discusses Franklin's rise from nothing to prominence in the Philadelphia community.
09/14/2009  Business Review-This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin - Late September (03:58)
Before he became a patriot and founding father, Benjamin Franklin was a businessman. In this audio series "This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin," Dr. Blaine McCormick takes a closer look at Benjamin Franklin's business years offering insight and motivation for today's business leaders.
In this segment for late September, McCormick discusses Franklin's early attempts at franchising and the concept of moral algebra.
09/07/2009  Business Review-Latin America Provides Natural Resources China Lacks (02:45)
Recently Dr. Mauricio Moreira, who is the head of research for the Integration and Trade Sector of the Inter-American Development Bank, spoke at Baylor?s Global Business Forum, which explored China and the World Economy. China and Latin American countries can improve their trade relationship, said Moreira. Right now, Latin America is providing China with the natural resources China lacks.
09/03/2009  Business Review-This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin - Early September (03:58)
Before he became a patriot and founding father, Benjamin Franklin was a businessman. In this audio series "This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin," Dr. Blaine McCormick takes a closer look at Benjamin Franklin's business years offering insight and motivation for today's business leaders.
In this segment for early September, McCormick discusses Franklin's family life and his attempts to mend the relationship between the colonies and Great Britain.
08/27/2009  Business Review-Family Values (03:59)
08/15/2009  Business Review-This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin - Late August (03:57)
Before he became a patriot and founding father, Benjamin Franklin was a businessman. In this audio series "This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin," Dr. Blaine McCormick takes a closer look at Benjamin Franklin's business years offering insight and motivation for today's business leaders.
In this segment for late August, McCormick discusses Franklin's abilities as an executive coach as well as Franklin's opinions on charitable giving.
08/14/2009  Business Review-How Does a Homebuyer or Seller Choose a Real Estate Agent? (03:58)
Baylor Professor of Marketing, Dr. Kirk Wakefield, discusses the three most important factors people consider when choosing their real estate agent.
08/05/2009  Business Review-This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin - Early August (03:58)
Before he became a patriot and founding father, Benjamin Franklin was a businessman. In this audio series "This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin," Dr. Blaine McCormick takes a closer look at Benjamin Franklin's business years offering insight and motivation for today's business leaders.
In this segment for early August, McCormick discusses how Franklin ensured the success of the postal system as well as evidence that if Franklin was alive today, he may have contributed to the Octomom and Jon & Kate Plus 8 gossip.
07/28/2009  Business Review-Behavioral Traits of Successful Salespeople (03:21)
Baylor Professor of Marketing, Dr. Kirk Wakefield, discusses how DISC analysis can be used to identify successful salespeople.
07/15/2009  Business Review-This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin - Late July (03:57)
Before he became a patriot and founding father, Benjamin Franklin was a businessman. In this audio series "This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin," Dr. Blaine McCormick takes a closer look at Benjamin Franklin's business years offering insight and motivation for today's business leaders.
In this segment for late July, McCormick discusses how Franklin exhibits what Stephen Covey calls the "character ethic" and Franklin's two keys to building wealth.
07/01/2009  Business Review-This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin - Early July (03:57)
Before he became a patriot and founding father, Benjamin Franklin was a businessman. In this audio series "This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin," Dr. Blaine McCormick takes a closer look at Benjamin Franklin's business years offering insight and motivation for today's business leaders.
In this segment for early July, McCormick discusses Franklin's personal independence day and his thoughts on rising tax rates and outside consultants.
06/17/2009  Business Review-Aldrich-Thomas Group, Texas Family Business of the Year (03:19)
Aldrich-Thomas Group, Realtors of Temple earned the Founders award in the Texas Family Business of the Year for 2006. Lloyd Thomas tells us the reasons why his company won the award.
06/17/2009  Business Review-Bill Townsend I (03:30)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Bill Townsend II (03:30)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Border Between Kazakhstan and China a Busy Place (03:38)
Recently Dr. Gabdygapar S. Seitkassimov, a professor of economy and rector of the Kazakh University of Economy, Finance and International Trade in Astana, Kazakhstan, spoke at Baylor?s Global Business Forum, which explored China and the World Economy. According to Seitkassimov, The border between Kazakhstan and China is a busy place due to the geography of the region and because of China's demand for natural resources.
06/17/2009  BUsiness Review-Business Ethics (03:59)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Business History (04:00)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Clarifying Job Roles (03:30)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Coming Economic Storm (03:59)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Compulsive Buyers (03:00)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Corporate Entrepreneurship (03:30)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Corporate Scandals (03:30)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Cyber Warfare (03:30)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Daylight Saving Switch (04:00)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Dr. Chevis (02:19)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Entrepreneurial Thinking (03:23)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Ethics of Change (03:39)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Finance Language (03:30)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Finance Language (03:30)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Foreign Exchange (03:36)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Gary Keller (03:00)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Gas Prices, Good Intentions (03:59)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Greg Leman (03:30)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Grubbs Infiniti (03:50)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Healthy Negotiation (04:00)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Hostage Negotiation (03:46)
06/17/2009  Business Review-ID Theft I (03:48)
06/17/2009  Business Review-ID Theft II (03:34)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Job Stress (03:15)
06/17/2009  Business Review-John Manlove Marketing (03:31)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Ken Blanchard (02:52)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Ken Blanchard II (03:51)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Mark Hurd: Hewlett-Packard (03:22)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Mark McCollum (03:12)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Negotiation Jujitsu (04:01)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Negotiation Pickles (03:55)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Organizational Change (03:30)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Oxley Act (03:30)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Performance in an Electronic Society (04:01)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Personal Selling Is More Than a Transaction - It's A Cyclical Process (1 of 3) (03:58)
Chuck Fifield, who teaches and coaches professional selling and marketing at Baylor, says that personal selling is more than a transaction - it's a cyclical process. Professor Fifield writes about his findings in the most recent Keller Research Report, published by the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University. Today, he tells us the most important things those in personal selling should know.
Check out these findings and other research articles in the Keller Research Report.
06/17/2009  Business Review-Power Service Products (03:30)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Professional Selling Degree (02:30)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Pulliam Pools (02:18)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Rock, Paper, Scissors Strategies (03:02)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Sales Exaggeration (03:00)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Salesman Stigma (03:00)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Selling Your Company (03:30)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Servant Leadership (03:19)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Sexual Harrassment (03:37)
06/17/2009  Business Review-SGS Industrial (03:00)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Sister Schubert's Homemade Rolls (03:49)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Sports Marketing Techniques (03:30)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Stuck in the Middle (04:01)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Tax Preparation Tidbits (03:30)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Technology Creates Value (03:49)
06/17/2009  Business Review-The Expo Group (03:30)
06/17/2009  Business Review-The Hard Truth About Soft Selling June 21-22 (03:00)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Unruly Sports Fans (03:30)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Virtual Teams (03:31)
06/17/2009  Business Review-Virus Hunter (03:30)
06/17/2009  Business Review - Are the Self Employed Happier? (03:30)
Dr. James Roberts discusses his research findings about those who are self-employed.
06/17/2009  Business Review-What Makes a Successful Corporate Entrepreneurial Venture? The X Factor (03:30)
Dr. Kevin Johnson discusses the characteristics of the successful entrepreneurial venture within a corporation.
06/15/2009  Business Review-This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin - Late June (03:57)
Before he became a patriot and founding father, Benjamin Franklin was a businessman. In this audio series "This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin," Dr. Blaine McCormick takes a closer look at Benjamin Franklin's business years offering insight and motivation for today's business leaders.
In this segment for late June, McCormick explains Franklin's thoughts on healthcare and board games.
06/01/2009  Business Review-This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin - Early June (03:50)
Before he became a patriot and founding father, Benjamin Franklin was a businessman. In this audio series "This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin," Dr. Blaine McCormick takes a closer look at Benjamin Franklin's business years offering insight and motivation for today's business leaders.
In this segment for early June, McCormick discusses Franklin's reputation as a cosmopolitan, how Franklin protected churches from the devil's "strikes", and provides some advice from Franklin on marriage.
05/15/2009  Business Review-This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin - Late May (03:57)
Before he became a patriot and founding father, Benjamin Franklin was a businessman. In this audio series "This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin," Dr. Blaine McCormick takes a closer look at Benjamin Franklin's business years offering insight and motivation for today's business leaders.
In this segment for late May, McCormick explains how Dr Pepper, Frosted Flakes and secret recipes apply to Franklin's family business.
05/01/2009  Business Review-This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin - Early May (03:55)
Before he became a patriot and founding father, Benjamin Franklin was a businessman. In this audio series "This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin," Dr. Blaine McCormick takes a closer look at Benjamin Franklin's business years offering insight and motivation for today's business leaders.
In this segment for early May, Franklin has snakes on his mind and uses them as a symbolic call for unified effort as well as proposing them as a potential "gift" for the British.
04/15/2009  Business Review-This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin - Late April (03:58)
Before he became a patriot and founding father, Benjamin Franklin was a businessman. In this audio series "This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin," Dr. Blaine McCormick takes a closer look at Benjamin Franklin's business years offering insight and motivation for today's business leaders. This segment is for late April.
04/01/2009  Business Review-This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin - Early April (03:56)
Before he became a patriot and founding father, Benjamin Franklin was a businessman. In this audio series "This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin," Dr. Blaine McCormick takes a closer look at Benjamin Franklin's business years offering insight and motivation for today's business leaders. This segment is for early April.
03/15/2009  Business Review-This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin - Late March (03:40)
Before he became a patriot and founding father, Benjamin Franklin was a businessman. In this audio series "This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin," Dr. Blaine McCormick takes a closer look at Benjamin Franklin's business years offering insight and motivation for today's business leaders. This segment is for late March.
03/01/2009  Business Review-This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin - Early March (03:58)
Before he became a patriot and founding father, Benjamin Franklin was a businessman. In this audio series "This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin," Dr. Blaine McCormick takes a closer look at Benjamin Franklin's business years offering insight and motivation for today's business leaders. This segment is for early March.
02/15/2009  Business Review-This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin - Late February (03:56)
Before he became a patriot and founding father, Benjamin Franklin was a businessman. In "This Month in the Life of Benjamin Franklin", Dr. Blaine McCormick takes a closer look at Benjamin Franklin's business years offering insight and motivation for today's business leaders.
01/30/2009  Business Review-The Correlation Between IT Budgeting and Shareholder Returns (03:54)
Many companies' CIOs may understand that information technology (or IT) expenditures are an investment in the company, but may not have the data to be able to convince the CEO. After extensive research and analysis, Dr. Kevin Kobelsky, assistant professor of Accounting and Business Law at Baylor, reveals the correlation between IT budgeting and shareholder returns.
01/21/2009  Business Review-U.S. Accounting Practices Shift to International Standards (03:53)
The accounting profession is about to be faced with an interesting challenge, as it transitions away from traditional U.S. accounting practice to adopt international accounting standards.Dr. Gia Chevis, assistant professor of Accounting and Business Law, is an expert on this issue, which is very important in the accounting and finance industries. She provides a a quick rundown of what changes accountants can expect and what the impact on a typical CPA's job will be.
01/15/2009  Business Review-Delegation: How Do You Know if You're Doing it Right? (Part 2 of 2) (03:57)
Attorney-Mediator and Lecturer of Negotiation and Conflict Resolution for Baylor's MBA Program Rachel Woods is also founder of Leadership Trek' Corporation. She discusses delegation. How do you know if you're doing it right? (Part 2)
01/04/2009  Business Review-Ben Franklin Maxims IV (03:12)
Benjamin Franklin was one of Colonial America's most successful entrepreneurs. In his autobiography, Franklin noted that one of his purposes for publishing the almanacks was to help people better manage their business affairs. Dr. Blaine McCormick, associate dean and professor of Management at Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business, likes to think of his almanacks as the Colonial business school.
01/03/2009  Business Review-Ben Franklin Maxims III (03:38)
Benjamin Franklin was one of Colonial America's most successful entrepreneurs. In his autobiography, Franklin noted that one of his purposes for publishing the almanacks was to help people better manage their business affairs. Dr. Blaine McCormick, associate dean and professor of Management at Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business, likes to think of his almanacks as the Colonial business school.
01/02/2009  Business Review-Ben Franklin Maxims II (03:08)
Benjamin Franklin was one of Colonial America's most successful entrepreneurs. In his autobiography, Franklin noted that one of his purposes for publishing the almanacks was to help people better manage their business affairs. Dr. Blaine McCormick, associate dean and professor of Management at Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business, likes to think of his almanacks as the Colonial business school.
01/01/2009  Business Review-Ben Franklin Maxims I (03:59)
Benjamin Franklin was one of Colonial America's most successful entrepreneurs. In his autobiography, Franklin noted that one of his purposes for publishing the almanacks was to help people better manage their business affairs. Dr. Blaine McCormick, associate dean and professor of Management at Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business, likes to think of his almanacks as the Colonial business school.
01/01/2009  Business Review-Delegation: Why Delegate? (Part 1 of 2) (03:53)
Attorney-Mediator and Lecturer of Negotiation and Conflict Resolution for Baylor's MBA Program Rachel Woods is also founder of Leadership Trek' Corporation. She discusses delegation. Why do some find it so difficult? Why is it important?(Part 1)
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