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ERIC Number: EJ798277
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 41
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 1
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1080-5699
Management Communication in Non-U.S. MBA Programs: Current Trends and Practices
Knight, Melinda
Business Communication Quarterly, v68 n2 p139-179 2005
A study of top-ranked, full-time, global MBA programs suggests that management communication is indeed both an important focus and component in the curriculum. The methods of delivery, however, do not seem to follow any particular model, such as the common U.S. practice of a separate program or department. Required courses are found at 10 of the 24 schools, including two at 2 schools. Elective communication courses are offered at 8 schools, and related courses, those with a communication component, appear at all but 1 school. Communication is perceived as being an integral part of overall management development and global leadership, as opposed to a skill that could be assessed via testing or other assessment. (Contains 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A