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Giambatista, Robert C.; Hoover, J. Duane – Journal of Education for Business, 2019
Trends in master of business administration (MBA) education are favoring coursework offerings in time-compressed environments but without careful examination of learning implications. The academic literature is weak in this area, so the authors conducted a study of 558 MBA students using a behaviorally based pedagogy in management. In contrast to…
Descriptors: Masters Programs, Business Administration Education, Graduate Students, Time Factors (Learning)
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Wang, Shouhong; Wang, Hai – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2019
Business schools are increasingly establishing MBA business analytics programs. This article discusses the importance of a sufficient body of knowledge about databases for MBA business analytics students. It presents the pedagogical design and the teaching method of a module of database-centric OLAP (online analytical process) for an MBA business…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Masters Programs, Databases, Teaching Methods
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Wertheim, Edward; Glick, Leonard; Larson, Barbara Zepp – Management Teaching Review, 2019
This interactive negotiation exercise was primarily developed for situations where only one or two sessions could be devoted to teaching negotiations. The exercise, which is conducted by the instructor with the whole class, involves a two-party negotiation that puts the students in the role of a board member for a nonprofit camp, negotiating with…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Persuasive Discourse, Advisory Committees, Nonprofit Organizations
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Polin, Beth – Management Teaching Review, 2019
Students are often frustrated and confused by the study of leadership since the field cannot offer an agreed-upon definition of the construct. Students are expected to develop leadership skills without understanding what leadership actually is. The Leadership Exploration Project is a multiweek exercise that gives late undergraduate or graduate…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Teaching Methods, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
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Rivers, Christine; Kinchin, Ian – Management Teaching Review, 2019
Practitioners consider critical thinking skills to be vital for survival in business. Business schools should use such insight wisely by strategically embedding critical thinking skills in the curriculum at module and program levels. Practitioners even go further and say it is the one aspect that cannot be automated and probably the most valuable…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Skill Development, Teaching Methods
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Carter, William R.; Stickney, Lisa T. – Journal of Management Education, 2019
The content of most MBA capstone strategic management courses emphasizes general management theory and analytical skill development. Additionally, the design of the capstone is often tasked with providing practical application, integrative thinking, and experiential learning. A common critique of the capstone, however, is its insufficient delivery…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Capstone Experiences, Management Development, Masters Programs
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Cooper, William H. – Management Teaching Review, 2019
Teaching our successors about the art of theory building can be a challenge. If you have taught a theory-building course in any of our fields, you may have experienced a common hazard: The seminar can devolve into yet another methods course when the more methodologically inclined take over, focusing the class's attention on the flaws in tests of…
Descriptors: Theories, Business Administration Education, Questioning Techniques, Teaching Methods
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Whalen, D. Joel – Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, 2019
This article offers readers 13 teaching innovations debuted at the 2018 Association for Business Communication's annual conference in Miami, Florida. The ideas include communication analysis, client assessment and reporting, and oral presentations--all designed to enhance students' communication skill building. Additional assignment support…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Conferences (Gatherings), Business Communication, Teaching Methods
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Sanyal, Chandana – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2019
This account of practice provides a practical example of the use of mindfulness practice within action learning which was a component of a bespoke UK Business School post-graduate leadership development programme commissioned by an English NHS Mental Health Trust aimed at improving the leadership capacity of mid-level managers through work-based…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Leadership Training, Active Learning, Workplace Learning
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Cray, David; McKay, Ruth; Mittelman, Robert – Intercultural Education, 2019
The purpose of this paper is to examine cultural effects on interactions within a Canadian MBA programme delivered in Iran. The analysis helps illuminate some of the important cultural differences between the countries and their importance for international education. The study also illustrates how single cause explanations often provide…
Descriptors: Program Descriptions, Masters Programs, Business Administration Education, Cultural Differences
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Maheshwari, Prateek; Seth, Nitin – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to suggest a methodology for evaluating the effectiveness of the flipped classroom (FC) model over traditional lecture-based teaching. It also proposed a tool to measure students' perception toward the flipped approach in context of Indian management education. Design/methodology/approach: This study employs…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Academic Achievement, Teaching Methods, Learning Processes
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Key, Thomas M.; Czaplewski, Andrew J.; Ferguson, Jeffery M. – Marketing Education Review, 2019
Digital marketing practice continues to grow along with the need for a qualified workforce. This paper presents a course design intended to teach students how to use relevant digital marketing tools and give them an end-to-end experience and managerial control over key resources. Students leave the course with real-world skills and items for their…
Descriptors: Career Readiness, Marketing, Certification, Social Media