Inspiring Learning through Marriott Student Review

By: Ryan Stenquist, Jennifer Stenquist, and Marianna Richardson ABSTRACT To promote experiential learning in business communication, the Marriott School of Business started a peer-reviewed journal run by business students for young professionals entitled Marriott Student Review (MSR), as well as a business podcast entitled Measuring Success Right (MSR). Students’ reflective comments were reviewed using Morris’ (2019) five characteristics of concrete learning experiences. As the journal … Continue reading Inspiring Learning through Marriott Student Review

Book Review: Becoming by Michelle Obama

By: Jacob Hola Redwood trees are wonders known for their impressive height and stability. The strength of the trees is a result of their wide-spread root system that grows together with other trees. In Becoming, Michelle Obama gives readers a glimpse into the vast amount of experiences that rooted her and allowed her to become the impressive leader we see now. The book isn’t written … Continue reading Book Review: Becoming by Michelle Obama

Measuring Success Right and What that Means

By Nathan Lake I have been a Marriot School student for 2 years now. School is… difficult for me. Throughout my time in the business school, I have constantly suffered from the existential worry of not knowing why I am here. I have switched majors 3 times during my college career, and I would probably switch again if not for the fact that I’m close … Continue reading Measuring Success Right and What that Means

Book Review: Liar’s Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street by Michael Lewis

By: Mark Larsen “Those who know don’t tell and those who tell don’t know.”             “Your… book destroyed my career, and it made yours.” John Gutfreund, former Chairman and CEO of Saloman Brothers would later go on to tell author Michael Lewis. Liar’s Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street, now in its 30th year, launched Michael Lewis’ best-selling writing career and is one … Continue reading Book Review: Liar’s Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street by Michael Lewis

Editor’s Letter

By: Marianna Richardson In Michelle Obama’s book, Becoming, she describes her plan for life as evolving and moving forward without a specific aim or achievement in mind. Life’s quest is a passage to a better self through a never-ending journey of discovery. Thus, life becomes unscripted with an uncertain, but hopeful future. In contrast, Michael Larsen’s book, Liar’s Poker, describes his work on Wall Street … Continue reading Editor’s Letter

The Rose: Artificial Intelligence in the Current Hiring Process

By Denise Han With companies like HireVue, SkillSurvey, and Fama boasting great success in improving the recruitment process through artificial intelligence, you might be wondering how to capitalize on these innovative HR trends. After all, your industry peers are finding that implementing this software enables highly efficient processing, the capturing of more intangible human qualities, and more successful job matching. However, here is a word … Continue reading The Rose: Artificial Intelligence in the Current Hiring Process

The Landscape of the Data Industry

By Porter Bagley In an article published by Harvard Business Review in 2012, “data scientist” was named the “Sexiest Job of the 21st Century” (Davenport and Patil 2012). Seven years later, the field of data science is still as hot as ever. Data science is an extremely versatile set of tools and methods that allow us to draw powerful insights from massive amounts of data. … Continue reading The Landscape of the Data Industry

The Future of Taxes Is Now

By: Andrew Duncan Who really enjoys doing their taxes? According to Pew Research, “34% like or even love doing their taxes” while 56% said they dislike doing their taxes due to the complicated process and the amount of time it takes to file their taxes.[i] For this reason, tax professionals have always been necessary, but the trend is slowly shifting. Modern technological advances have created … Continue reading The Future of Taxes Is Now

Creating the Virtuous Organization

By Alyssa Clark Much more is being expected of the places we, as employees and consumers, spend our time and our money. People see careers and conscientious consumption as ways to express their personal values and to build a better society. Historically, we trusted nonprofits, governments, churches, and families to care for society’s problems. While trust in those institutions has decreased, the expectation for business … Continue reading Creating the Virtuous Organization

The Ballard Center: Doing Good. Better.

By Danica Nusink and Alyssa Clark Abstract: This article talks about the Ballard Center. The Ballard Center is cross-disciplinary center housed in the Marriot School of Business that focuses on social impact. Because of the Ballard Center, BYU is recognized as a Changemaker Campus by Ashoka U. The Ballard Center is the largest university social impact program in the world. The center is named after … Continue reading The Ballard Center: Doing Good. Better.