Professor of Business and Management
& Founding Faculty Business and Management Program
As the Founding Faculty of the Business and Management Program at Wheaton College, I assist in the design, development and growth of the new Business and Management Major. Previously, I was a professor of marketing at both Whitworth University (WA) and Anderson University (IN).
Master of Science in Media Arts and Science, Indiana University, 2000
Doctor of Business Administration, United States International University, 1989
Master of Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Azusa Pacific University, 1983
Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration, Azusa Pacific University, 1982
Marketing; consumer behavior; online/social media consumer behavior; generational issues.
Recent Refereed Articles
Sago, B. (2015). "A comparison of user perceptions and frequency of use of social media to use of social media." International Journal of Management and Marketing Research, 8(1), 15-29.
Sago, B. & Hinnenkamp, C. (2014). "The Impact of Significant Negative News on Consumer Behavior towards Favorite Brands." Global Journal of Business Research, 8(1), 65-72.
Sago, B. (2013). "Factors Influencing Social Media Adoption and Frequency of Use: An Examination of Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Google+." International Journal of Business and Commerce, 3(1), 1-14.
LaShaw, M., Sago, B. & Lambert, T. (2013). "University Student Perceptions and Learning Outcomes of an Experiential Audit Project." The International Journal of Business, Humanities and Technology, 3(3), 1-11.
Sago, B. (2012). "Quick Response (QR) Codes in Marketing: The Relationship Between Consumer Interest and Likelihood of Future Use." The International Journal of GSTF Business Review, 1(3), 167-172.
Sago, B. (2011). "The Usage Level and Effectiveness of Quick Response (QR) Codes for Integrated Marketing Communication Purposes among College Students." The International Journal of Integrated Marketing Communication, 3(2), 7-17.
Sago, B. (2010). "The Changing Attitudes, Expectations and Traits of Parents of Intercollegiate Athletes." The International Journal of Sport and Society, 1(4), 129-140.
Sago, B. (2010). The Influence of Social Media Message Sources on Millennial Generation Consumers. The International Journal of Integrated Marketing Communication, 2(2), 7-18.
Recent Academic Presentations
"Experiential Group Projects in Business Classes: Benefits and Grading Fairness." 39th Annual Northeastern Association of Business, Economics and Technology Conference, State College, PA, 2016.
“An Examination of Perceptions, Uses and Usage of Social Media in Relation to User Personality Categories.” Journal of International & Interdisciplinary Business Research Symposium 2015, Los Angeles.
“The Usage Level and Effectiveness of Quick Response (QR) Codes for Marketing-Oriented Purposes among College Students.” 2011 Direct Marketing/Interactive Educators’ Research Conference, Boston, MA.
“Businesses on Facebook: An Analysis of Business - User ‘Wall’ Interactions.” 2010 Marketing/Interactive Educators’ Research Conference, San Francisco, CA.
“The Changing Attitudes and Traits of Parents of Intercollegiate Athletes.” 2010 International Conference on Sport and Society, Vancouver, BC.
“The Use and Impact of Digital User-Generated Information on the Shopping and Buying Behavior of the Millennial Generation.” 2009 Marketing/Interactive Educators’ Research Conference, San Diego, CA.
“Businesses on Facebook: An Analysis of Business - User ‘Wall’ Interactions.” (invited), MBA Program, Foster School of Business, University of Washington–Seattle, 2010.
"The Use and Impact of Digital User-Generated Information on the Shopping and Buying Behavior of the Millennial Generation." DMEF Educators' Research Conference, San Diego, CA, 2009.
"Leaping the Call Center Generational Divide."The 21st Annual E-SOURCE Forum, Denver, CO, 2007.
"Generation Differences at Work: Building and Maintaining a Healthy Workplace Culture." Opening keynote address, 56th Annual Governor’s (State of Washington) Industrial Safety and Health Conference, Tacoma, WA, 2007.