6 Tips for Giving Voice to Values in the Workplace

Jane Cote, academic director, Carson College of Business at WSU Vancouver, and Claire Latham, associate professor of accounting at WSU Vancouver, offer tips on how organizations can provide employees a framework for addressing workplace dilemmas in their article published the July 2017 issue of Money Inc.

Don’t Set and Forget: Protect Your Personal Info from the Next Breach

Robert Crossler, assistant professor of management, information systems, and entrepreneurship, discusses what individuals can do to address and prevent online security breaches in his article published in the October 3, 2017 issue of Money Inc.

With 10,000 a Day Reaching Age 60, WSU Institute to Seek Answers

Scott Eckstein, clinical assistant professor and senior living executive in residence at WSU Everett, is featured in Jim Davis’s article discussing how the WSU School of Hospitality Business Management is preparing students in its senior living management program to serve the industry as the baby boomer generation retires. The article is published in the September 1, 2017, issue of the HeraldNet. Eckstein also discusses workforce training needs in the senior living industry as baby boomers approach retirement in his article “More Seniors to Repurpose; Caregivers Should Prepare,” published in the August 3, 2017, issue of the Spokane Journal of Business.

A Moral Compass for Business

Jerry Goodstein, professor of management, information systems and entrepreneurship at WSU Vancouver, shares on the shift from reactive to proactive approaches by corporations to define core values and corporate social responsibility in Margo Greenman’s article published August 3, 2017, in 425Business.

Cool Credit Cards: Best Terms, Designs & Trends

Kunter Gunasti, assistant professor of marketing, discusses how a credit card can be “cool” to millennials and others in the online Ask the Experts: Is There a Cool Credit Crowd” published in the November 14, 2017, edition of WalletHub.

Dining with Millennials: Generation Y Looks for Authentic Experience

Rhonda Hammond, assistant professor of hospitality business management at WSU Tri-Cities, discusses her research examining millennials and their wine consumption preferences in Viki Eierdam’s article published in the August 1, 2017, issue of Oregon Wine Press. Hammond also discusses the topic in “Millennials Want to Know: What’s in the Wine Glass?” published in the November 3, 2017, issue of the Vancouver Business Journal.

WSU Professor Says IRS is Breaking Privacy Laws by Mining Social Media

Kimberly Houser, associate professor of business law, is featured in Becky Kramer’s article discussing Houser’s research on how the IRS is using social media and data analytics for enforcement, published in the August 25, 2017, issue of the Spokesman Review. She also contributed “Clear Social Media Policies are a Must” in the September 28, 2017 issue of the Spokane Journal of Business.

Universities Take a Harder Look at Whether M.B.A. Programs Are Worth It

Chip Hunter, dean, discusses challenges that are faced by M.B.A. programs across the country and worldwide in Kelsey Gee’s article, published in the November 1, 2017, issue of the Wall Street Journal.

Filling the STEM Void: Why Veterans are the Answer

K.D. Joshi, professor of management, information Systems, and entrepreneurship, discusses her research examining opportunities in STEM for veterans to pursue meaningful careers that also align with skills they learned in the military in her article published in the November 2017 issue of MoneyInc.

Taking Advantage of the Online Opportunity without Overstretching

Cheryl Oliver, assistant dean for online and graduate programs, discusses what it takes to identify and succeed in new geographic markets using online programming, published in the October 25, 2017, issue of evoLLLution.

Why Women Get Criticized for Being Candid at Work

Leah Sheppard, assistant professor of management, discusses how the stereotype of the “catty” female boss can, to some, make giving constructive feedback seem like an act of spite in her article published in the August 4, 2017, issue of The Atlantic.
Her research was also featured in Julia Carpenter’s article “Does High School Drama Follow Women to the Workplace?” discussing biases about female conflict in the workplace. The article was published in the September 14, 2017, issue of CNN Money.

Cyber Monday is Overtaking Black Friday as Shoppers’ Favorite Day

David Sprott, senior associate dean and marketing professor, discusses the results of a recent retail survey which sheds some light on who from the Northwest will head to the malls and who’s staying home for Black Friday, in his article published in the November 16, 2017, issue of Q13 Fox News.

Sprott  also received media coverage in:

Two-Thirds of Northwest shoppers Steer Clear of Stores on Black Friday, WSU Survey Finds

The Spokesman-Review, The Seattle Times, Wenatchee World

 “3 Ways To Bring Shoppers Back To the Stores For the Holidays

Seattle Business Magazine

64 Percent of Northwesterners Plan to Skip Black Friday

The Oregonian/OregonLive

Retailers Facing Near-death Experiences. But They Always Are and Most Survive

The News Tribune, The Bellingham Herald

 “Washington Shoppers Lose Interest in Black Friday Shopping

My Northwest 

Downtown Missoula Partnership Encourages Local Shopping for Small Business Saturday

The Missoulian

Brief: WSU’s researchers find most customers plan to skip Black Friday

Moscow Pullman Daily News

Survey finds majority of Northwest residents plan to skip Black Friday shopping

Moscow Pullman Daily News

Our View: Less In-store Shopping for Black Friday the Better

Moscow Pullman Daily New

Got Your Game Face on for Black Friday? Here’s Your Cheat Sheet

The Bellingham Herald

Are Shoppers Losing Interest in Black Friday?

King 5

Washington Shoppers Lose Interest in Black Friday Shopping


Cyber Monday Tops Black Friday For Holiday Shopping


These Black Friday Shopping Tips will Come in Handy

Babs Escapes

Most Americans Plan to Shop on Black Friday—Ebates Holiday Survey

The Dirty South Soccer

Stores Open on Thanksgiving Day 2017 & Hours


Black Friday is Coming, so Buyer Beware

Games World Italia

Shop Carefully for Best ‘Black Friday’ Deals

The Current Hollywood

See What Stores in New Orleans Will Open on Thanksgiving

Steelers Lounge

See what stores in New Orleans will open on Thanksgiving

234 Vibes News

Best and Worst Black Friday Buys


Most Americans Plan to Shop on Black Friday — Ebates Holiday Survey

Sinema Blaze

Broadcast and radio coverage:

Q13 News, KIRO 7 News, Montana This Morning, KXLF, KXL, KOMO A.M., KGW News at Sunrise

Certifiable Benefits

Nancy Swanger, associate dean and director, School of Hospitality Business Management, discusses the four types of learners who may benefit most from a college certificate in Paul Rogers’s article “Certifiable Benefits” published in the July 2017 issue of LA Weekly.

The Voices of Hobby Entrepreneurship: Money, Market, and Meaning

Benjamin Warnick, assistant professor of management, information systems, and entrepreneurship, discusses factors to consider when starting a hobby-based business and why some hobby entrepreneurs thrive while others burn out in his article published in the September 21, 2017, issue of Money Inc.