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Luethge, Denise J.; Raska, David; Greer, Bertie M.; O'Connor, Christina – Journal of Education for Business, 2016
Today's business school academics are tasked with pedagogy that offers students an understanding of the globalization of markets and the cross-cultural communication skills needed in today's business environment. The authors describe how a virtual cross-cultural experience was integrated into an undergraduate business course and used as an…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Undergraduate Students, Intercultural Communication, Communication Skills
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Rosenbaum, Mark S.; Otalora, Mauricio Losada; Ramírez, Germán Contreras – Journal of Education for Business, 2015
This research provides business educators who teach retailing and services courses with an innovative way to encourage students to engage in problem-based learning solving by incorporating reality television into their curricula. The authors explore the reality television genre from several theoretical perspectives to lend support to the…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Teaching Methods, Correlation, Business Administration Education
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Morgan, John Daniel – Journal of Education for Business, 2015
Programmatic-level comparisons are made between the certified public accountant (CPA) exam outcomes of two types of accounting programs: online or distance accounting programs and face-to-face or classroom accounting programs. After matching programs from each group on student selectivity at admission, the two types of programs are compared on CPA…
Descriptors: Accounting, Matched Groups, Institutional Characteristics, Online Courses
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Karakaya, Fahri; Quigley, Charles; Bingham, Frank; Hari, Juerg; Nasir, Aslihan – Journal of Education for Business, 2014
This research measures perceptual differences between sales and sales careers among business students studying in the United States, Switzerland, and Turkey. Earlier studies indicate that selling and a sales career are not viewed favorably by students in the United States and several other countries. This study expands on prior studies by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Comparative Analysis, Cultural Differences
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Yang, Samuel C. – Journal of Education for Business, 2012
This author investigated the present state of information systems (IS) master's programs in the United States. A total of 273 institutions were surveyed and 99 institutions were included in the final study population. The results show that 5 out of 8 master of science in information systems (MSIS) 2006 courses are required by less than 50% of…
Descriptors: Information Systems, Masters Programs, Core Curriculum, Curriculum Evaluation
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Lundstrom, William J. – Journal of Education for Business, 2011
MBA students are often treated as a blank sheet of paper on which the MBA program and its faculty etch and imprint the knowledge and philosophy of business success. Implicit in this thinking is that students are willing neophytes in this ritualistic process without a perceptual screen shaping and molding the content being espoused by legions of…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Masters Programs, Student Attitudes, Business
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Li, Sherry F.; Persons, Obeua S. – Journal of Education for Business, 2011
The authors used a corporate code of ethics to create 18 scenarios for examining cultural effects on ethical decisions of Chinese versus American business students. Four cultural differences were hypothesized to contribute to overall less ethical decisions of Chinese students. The results support the hypothesis and indicate strong cultural effects…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Business Education Teachers, Ethics, Decision Making
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Ryan, Jason – Journal of Education for Business, 2011
The author examines the use of the Web-based foreign advertisements for enhancing the international awareness of undergraduate marketing students. An analysis compares the adaptation of advertisements for identical products to the cultural perceptions and values of consumers in different countries. In a sample of 110 international marketing…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Cultural Awareness, Commercial Art, Advertising
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Hossain, Tarique M. – Journal of Education for Business, 2010
With the proliferation of Web sites that allow students to praise or disparage their instructors depending on their whims, instructors across the country essentially are becoming subjects of comparison shopping by prospective students. Using a sample survey of 258 students majoring in business at a public university on the west coast of the United…
Descriptors: Internet, Student Attitudes, Business Education, Student Behavior
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Taylor, Susan Lee; Finley, Jane B. – Journal of Education for Business, 2010
The authors report on the extent to which U.S. graduate accounting programs accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business have included some type of global travel experience in their graduate accounting curriculum. The authors contacted 137 member schools offering accounting masters degrees. Only one school required an…
Descriptors: Travel, Masters Programs, Masters Degrees, Accounting
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Kim, Kiwan; Karau, Steven J. – Journal of Education for Business, 2010
The authors examined the influence of creative personality and creative working environment on the research productivity of doctoral students in business. Students in management doctoral programs (N = 200) participated in an online survey. The results show that faculty support was positively associated with research productivity. Among demographic…
Descriptors: Productivity, Doctoral Programs, College Faculty, Higher Education
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Halawi, Leila A.; McCarthy, Richard V.; Pires, Sandra – Journal of Education for Business, 2009
Universities have rushed to expand their delivery of courses through e-learning environments. But is e-learning effective? The authors conducted an exploratory study to evaluate e-learning through WebCT on the basis of Bloom's taxonomy. The authors distributed 75 questionnaires to investigate whether individual or instructional factors play an…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Play, Distance Education, Classification
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Lee, B. Brian; Lee, Jungsun – Journal of Education for Business, 2009
The authors examined an association between mathematical content in college-level curricula and beginning salaries of graduating students on the basis of data collected from a public university in the southern region of the United States. The authors classified the mathematical content requirements of the curricula into the following 5 groups…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Graduate Students, Career Choice, College Curriculum
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Theroux, James M. – Journal of Education for Business, 2009
In 2005, M. Hopkins and J. Theroux implemented the second example of an experimental case study, at 11 business schools in the United States and Canada. The new type of case study, named the "real-time case (RTC) study," uses the Internet to bring business reality to business courses and to facilitate communication among faculty,…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Student Surveys, Foreign Countries, Case Method (Teaching Technique)
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Sipe, Stephanie; Johnson, C. Douglas; Fisher, Donna K. – Journal of Education for Business, 2009
For 50 years, laws such as the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended in 1991, and the Equal Pay Act of 1963 have protected women from overt discrimination. Although gender inequity persists in today's workplace, its presence and effects continue to be underestimated by the relevant stakeholders. Informal observations have shown that college…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Civil Rights Legislation, Salary Wage Differentials, Gender Discrimination