NMSU Business Outlook: March 2014

A Short Note to New Subscribers

Welcome new subscribers! NMSU Business Outlook is a free, monthly online publication sponsored by NMSU’s College of Business. Its primary audience is business practitioners and laypersons. If you prefer not to receive these alert emails, which link to each new monthly issue, please contact me at mhyman@nmsu.edu and I’ll remove your email address from the subscriber list. That said, please try a few issues before deciding. Thanks, and feel free to forward the email address of anyone you believe would appreciate these monthly alerts.
Mike Hyman, Executive Editor


Five Common but False “Reasons” for Unethical Business Behavior

Dr. Grace Ann Rosile, NMSU

People often invoke flawed and faulty reasoning to justify unethical behavior. There are five common rationalizations people use to justify their wrongdoing.

Complete Article: Five Common but False “Reasons” for Unethical Business Behavior

It’s All about Discovery at Our Consumer Behavior Lab

Dr. Mihai Niculescu, NMSU; Dr. Collin Payne, NMSU; Mr. Wenkai Zhou, NMSU

Officially opened in fall 2013 after an initial $25,000 investment, NMSU’s Consumer Behavior Lab (CoBeLab) is ready for business. Here, faculty and Ph.D. students interested in behavioral research can find assistance with institutional review board applications and survey design/implementation. New Mexico businesses may benefit as well.

Complete Article: It’s All about Discovery at Our Consumer Behavior Lab

Meet Our Faculty: Dr. Collin R. Payne, Marketing

Interviewer: Ms. Chadelle Robinson, NMSU

Dr. Collin R. Payne, an associate professor of marketing, joined NMSU’s faculty in 2008.

Complete Article: Meet Our Faculty: Dr Collin R. Payne, Marketing

From the Editor: Interesting Articles You May Have Missed

Can’t find enough to read online? Here are links to interesting articles—many posted on NMSU’s KRWG website—that you may have missed during the last month.

Complete Article: From the Editor: Interesting Articles You May Have Missed

Talking Points

Dr. Christopher A. Erickson, NMSU

Each March, the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions delays release of employment data to allow for benchmarking, which means the data are not available for this month’s column. The good news is this gives us a chance to look at longer run trends.

Complete Article: Talking Points


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