Business Faculty in the News

October 4, 2017 - Quartz reported on how to evaluate the impact of a parent leaving the workforce to raise a family. The article quoted Christy Spivey, UTA clinical associate professor of economics in the College of Business, who analyzed historical data about just how much families could lose if a parent stays home.

September 25, 2017 - RadhaKanta Mahapatra, a professor in the Department of Information Systems and Operations Management in the UTA College of Business, has published a study that found public-private partnerships are the key to making telemedicine sustainable, Pharmacy Choice, United Press International, Equities.com, Health Medicine Network and many other media outlets reported.

September 22, 2017 - RadhaKanta Mahapatra, professor of information systems and operations management in the UTA College of Business, conducted and published a study showing how to make telemedicine affordable and sustainable in remote parts of India through micro-entrepreneurship. The study, A Collaborative Approach to Creating ICT-based Sustainable Development, was published as part of the Americas Conference on Information Systems' proceedings earlier this year. Learn more...

August 14, 2017 - A UTA study says an Odisha model of telemedicine helps in extending affordable healthcare and alleviating poverty by stimulating micro-entrepreneurship, New India Express reported. RadhaKanta Mahapatra, a professor in the Department of Information Systems and Operations Management in the UTA College of Business, conducted the study.

August 4, 2017 - In an op-ed column for The Daily Caller, clinical assistant professor of economics Todd Gabel wrote that the democratic party is out of ideas because many of their platforms have already been adopted.

July 21, 2017 - Roger Meiners, UTA's Goolsby-Rosenthal Professor and chair of the Department of Economics, wrote an opinion piece for Fortune magazine about the implications of Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods. Citing examples of retail giants like Sears and A & P, he said that the history of the industry over the last 100 years shows that there is little to worry about.

July 14, 2017 - KTVT CBS 11 interviewed James Campbell Quick, a distinguished professor of leadership and organizational behavior in the UTA College of Business, about company culture regarding mental health days.

June 23, 2017 - Roger Meiners, UTA professor and chair of the Department of Economics, talked about Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods on The Attitude with Arnie Arneson show on WNHN 94.7 FM in New Hampshire. The interview starts at about the 33-minute mark. Meiners initially wrote a column about the mega-deal for The Conversation website.

June 21, 2017 - Roger Meiners, the UTA Goolsby-Rosenthal Endowed Chair of Economics and a professor of economics, wrote a question-and-answer column for The Conversation about Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods. In the column, Meiners explains what Amazon and Whole Foods gain in the deal, as well as what other grocers might lose. The column also appeared in the San Antonio Express-News, the International Business Times, SeattlePI.com, the Arizona Daily Star, the Times and Democrat in Orangeburg, S.C. and many other media outlets.

June 19, 2017 - Roger Meiners, the UTA Goolsby-Rosenthal Endowed Chair of Economics and a professor of economics, wrote a question-and-answer column for The Conversation about Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods. In the column, Meiners explains what Amazon and Whole Foods gain in the deal, as well as what other grocers might lose.

April 14, 2017 - Elten Briggs, an associate professor of marketing in the UTA College of Business, was interviewed on WBAP 820 AM about United Airlines treatment of a customer on an overbooked flight. Briggs said that any apology would need to be followed by policy changes so customers know they are protected. KLIF 570 AM also aired the interview.

March 22, 2017 - James Campbell Quick, a UTA professor of management and behavior expert, was quoted in a New York Daily News story about the best way to argue with a spouse. He said spouses should avoid name calling or anything that de-personalizes the other person.

February 10, 2017 - Roger Meiners, the Goolsby-Rosenthal Endowed Chair in economics in the UTA College of Business, said in a letter published in The Wall Street Journal that the standard of living is falling dramatically in Mexico, partially because of the government corruption there.

February 3, 2017 - Roger Meiners, the John and Judy Goolsby and E.M. Rosenthal Chair in Economics and Law in UTA's College of Business, explained to The Street why NFL players are happy the Super Bowl is in Texas this year. The absence of a state income tax means players get to keep more of the money they earn, he said.

January 27, 2017 - Roger Meiners, a UTA professor of economics, was interviewed about the Dow Jones Industrial Average hitting the 20,000 mark on KDFW Fox 4. He attributed the increase in part to a perception by investors that business will be better and more jobs will be created under President Trump’s administration.

January 18, 2017 - A UTA researcher showed in a new study that people are overly confident when handling phishing attacks in the business world, Digital Trends reported. Jingguo Wang, a UTA associate professor in the College of Business’ Department of Information Systems and Operations Management, led the study.

January 13, 2017 - A UTA researcher showed in a new study that people are overly confident when handling phishing attacks in the business world, Phys.org reported. Jingguo Wang, a UTA associate professor in the College of Business’ Department of Information Systems and Operations Management, led the study.

January 11, 2017 - A UTA researcher showed in a new study that people are overly confident when handling phishing attacks in the business world, Science Mag, Science Newsline, Science Daily and many other websites reported. Jingguo Wang, a UTA associate professor in the College of Business’ Department of Information Systems and Operations Management, led the study, which said computer users often make the wrong decisions when handling phishing attacks.

January 2, 2017 - Narayanan Janakiraman, a UTA assistant professor in marketing, was featured in The Canadian Press, The Mercury Business and many other media discussing his tips on how to understand gift return policies. Janakiraman has published research about the effectiveness of return policies.

December 2, 2016 - Roger Meiners, chair and professor in the UTA College of Business’ Department of Economics, said the Dallas Cowboys Star facility in Frisco is part of a nationwide trend, Tyler’s KYTX/CBS 19 reported.

November 28, 2016 - Traci Freling, UTA associate professor of Marketing, said better retail deals spurred larger gains in major holiday shopping days this past week, The Dallas Morning News reported.

October 21, 2016 - James Campbell Quick, a distinguished professor of leadership and organizational behavior in the UTA College of Business, discussed 'spillover effects' in a Reader's Digest article on how your job may be hurting your health. Quick said some people leave their office in a bad place and take out their stress on their spouse or children.

October 19, 2016 - James Campbell Quick, the John and Judy Goolsby - Jacqualyn A. Fouse Endowed Chair in the Goolsby Leadership Academy at UTA, said there is a certain amount of social isolation that occurs as you rise through an organization in a Fast Company Online article about how to keep your work hours in check as a worker is promoted at a company. Quick also is a professor at Alliance Manchester Business School, which is within The University of Manchester, England.

October 12, 2016 - James Campbell Quick, the John and Judy Goolsby – Jacqualyn A. Fouse Endowed Chair in the Goolsby Leadership Academy in the UTA College of Business, was quoted in a Monster.com article about what to do when your job is keeping you up at night. Quick said that social isolation can occur when someone rises through an organization.

September 26, 2016 - Research by Marcus Butts, associate professor of management in UTA’s College of Business, was cited in a NIH MedlinePlus article on the negative effects of after-hours work emails on family relationships.

September 14, 2016 - A UTA study said after-hours work emails are among many things that make workers irritated, the BBC website reported. Marcus Butts, a UTA associate professor of management, was a co-author of the study. The story focused on how to work through office rage.

August 24, 2016 - Elten Briggs, UTA associate professor of marketing, was interviewed on KRLD 1080 AM about the value of athletes’ brand. Ryan Lochte, an Olympic swimming champion, has taken some hits on his brand value during the Rio de Janeiro Olympics after he lied about an incident at a gas station.

August 15, 2016 - Gene Moo Lee, a UTA assistant professor of information systems and operations management, has created a new method that uses big data analytics and text-mining techniques to improve market intelligence and explain potential mergers and acquisitions of startup companies in the fast-moving high-technology industry, Huffington Post and DZone reported.

August 12, 2016 - Marcus Butts, a UTA associate professor of management, was quoted in an article in Healthday.com about how expecting employees to monitor and answer work-related email all the time, even after work hours adds to their emotional exhaustion and upsets work family balance. The story was carried by several other outlets, including Webmd.com, Drugs.com, USnews.com and Healingwell.com.

August 3, 2016 - Narayan Janakiraman, an assistant professor in UTA’s Department of Marketing, and Holly Syrdal, a UTA doctoral student, published an article in the Harvard Business Review about how to design a return policy.