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Watson, Kayleigh; McGowan, Pauric; Smith, Paul – Industry and Higher Education, 2014
Business planning competitions [BPCs] are a commonly offered yet under-examined extracurricular activity. Given the extent of sceptical comment about business planning, this paper offers what the authors believe is a much-needed critical discussion of the assumptions that underpin the provision of such competitions. In doing so it is suggested…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Business Administration Education, Competition, Entrepreneurship
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Neibergs, J. Shannon; Mahnken, Curtis; Moore, Danna L.; Kemper, Nathan P.; Nelson, John Glenn, III; Rainey, Ron; Hipple, Patricia – Journal of Extension, 2015
Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers (TAAF) is a national multifaceted USDA program that provided technical and financial assistance to farmers and fishermen adversely affected by import competition. This article describes how Extension was successfully mobilized to deliver the TAAF program to 10,983 producers across the nation using innovative…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Economic Development, Economic Impact, International Trade
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Philbin, Simon P.; Mallo, Charles A. – Journal of Research Administration, 2016
Higher education institutions are often required to design and deliver a range of strategic academic programs in order to remain competitive, support growth and ensure operations are financially sustainable. Such programs may include the creation of new research centers and institutes as well as the installation of major new research facilities.…
Descriptors: College Programs, Planning, Program Development, Case Studies
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Lee, Chun-Yi – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2015
Problem Statement: In recent years, many educators and researchers in the field of education have made efforts to leverage the advantages provided by online peer assessment, leading to its extensive application in a range of domains, particularly higher education. However, studies on the roles of the reviewer and author in online peer assessment…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Electronic Learning, Entrepreneurship, Quasiexperimental Design
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Owusu-Ansah, Collins; Afful, Deborah – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
Currently, public universities are facing chronic problem of underfunding. In a bid to explore more alternative and innovative ways of addressing such underfunding challenges, authorities of universities have sought to inject business activities into the management of the universities. They are now forced to search for additional sources of income…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Public Colleges, Educational Finance
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Canziani, Bonnie; Tullar, William L. – Journal of Education for Business, 2017
The authors present survey results from faculty at 44 universities on the role of student consulting projects in developing business students' critical thinking. They conclude that students can improve critical thinking by engaging in guided primary and secondary research to inform their business assumptions that underpin business planning and…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Student Projects, Teaching Methods
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Ito, Hiroshi; Kawazoe, Nobuo – International Journal of Higher Education, 2015
In 2012, Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology initiated a project entitled "Improving Higher Education for Industrial Needs" in which 147 universities have participated. One of the main purposes of this project is to identify what industrial needs and help develop university students' employability…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Active Learning, Industry, Innovation
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Watson, Kayleigh; McGowan, Pauric – Education & Training, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to focus with the university-based business plan competition (BPC) and proposes how the theory of effectuation might inform a new model. Such a purpose is timely given the under-challenged nature of the BPC methodology. Design/methodology/approach: Extant literature pertaining to business planning and the…
Descriptors: Competition, Entrepreneurship, Business Administration Education, College Students
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Chang, Wen-Long; Lee, Chun-Yi – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2013
The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of leadership style, whether transactional or transformational, and conflict management mode on the online learning performance of students in a business-planning course. Conflict management was performed using the following five approaches: (1) avoidance, (2) accommodation, (3) competition,…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Conflict Resolution, Transformational Leadership, Online Courses
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Mousumi, Manjuma Akhtar; Kusakabe, Tatsuya – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2017
This research concerns English-medium schools (EMSs), which are emerging as a popular new educational sector in Bangladesh. Because these schools have gained immense popularity, we seek to identify how these schools respond to parental demand and retain their clientele. In addition to English language demand, our findings reveal a symmetrical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Language of Instruction, Supply and Demand
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Maldonado, Edgar; Seehusen, Vicky – Journal of Education for Business, 2018
The authors used a clustering technique to analyze business course choices made by students who completed an individualized degree in a large, urban, public university. They looked for patterns to answer the research question, "What can we learn from students' choices to inform the curricular redesign process in business programs?" The…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Curriculum Development, Cluster Grouping, Course Selection (Students)
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Marx, Thomas G. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2014
Modern academic links between leadership and strategy were forged in the early 1960s with the heightened application of strategy to business planning. These links were soon dissolved by the strategy consultants who came to dominate the field of business strategy in the mid-1960s. The consultants dismissed the role of leadership in strategic…
Descriptors: Leaders, Leadership Role, Strategic Planning, Teaching Methods
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Eder, Lauren B.; Antonucci, Yvonne L.; Monk, Ellen F. – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2019
The value of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems to business organizations has long been recognized with their use being integrated into educational business curricula and training. ERPsim games incorporate live business simulations that enable students to learn about ERP concepts firsthand by working in teams and managing their own…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Teamwork, Group Dynamics, Business Administration Education
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Ross, Cory; Alexander, Kathleen; Gritsyuk, Renata; Morrin, Arleen; Tan, Jackie – College Quarterly, 2011
George Brown College is among the leaders in the interprofessional health-care education movement in Canada. Interprofessional Education (IPE) and Collaborative Practice occur "when students from two or more professions learn about, from and with each other to enable effective collaboration and improve health outcomes." According to the…
Descriptors: Community Services, Health Needs, Health Personnel, Cooperation
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Prabhu B. V., Balaji; Dakshayini, M. – International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies, 2020
Demand planning plays a very strategic role in improving the performance of every business, as the planning for a whole lot of other activities depends on the accuracy and validity of this exercise. The field of agriculture is not an exception; demand forecasting plays an important role in this area also, where a farmer can plan for the crop…
Descriptors: Multiple Regression Analysis, Prediction, Agriculture, Agricultural Production
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