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Verma, Amit; Yurov, Kirill M.; Lane, Peggy L.; Yurova, Yuliya V. – Journal of Education for Business, 2019
Presently, analytics degree programs exhibit a growing trend to meet a strong market demand. To explore the skill sets required for analytics positions, the authors examined a sample of online job postings related to professions such as business analyst (BA), business intelligence analyst (BIA), data analyst (DA), and data scientist (DS) using…
Descriptors: Job Skills, Data Analysis, Occupational Information, Professional Personnel
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Snyder, Jason L.; Lee-Partridge, Joo Eng; Jarmoszko, A. Tomasz; Petkova, Olga; D'Onofrio, Marianne J. – Journal of Education for Business, 2014
The authors utilized a quasiexperimental design across sections of managerial communication and management information systems classes (N = 212) to test the impact of compulsory attendance policies on student absenteeism and performance. Students in the compulsory attendance policy condition received an attendance policy that punished excessive…
Descriptors: College Students, Attendance, Quasiexperimental Design, Comparative Analysis
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Lynch, David H.; Murranka, Patricia – Journal of Education for Business, 2002
Responses from 254 of 990 Association for Business Communication Members revealed that only 11% used competency-based instruction to teach business/management communication. Barriers to use included satisfaction with traditional instruction, lack of knowledge, lack of incentives/resources, difficulty scheduling facilities, and student inability to…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Business Communication, Competency Based Education, Higher Education
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Osmani, Mohamad; Weerakkody, Vishanth; Hindi, Nitham – Journal of Education for Business, 2017
Higher education institutes are facing increasing pressure to ensure that graduates are equipped with the right set of attributes that will make them desirable to potential employers. To deal with this pressure, universities have for some time been embedding employability attributes into their curriculum through classroom-based teaching and…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Employment Potential, Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research
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Lim, Yet-Mee; Lee, Teck Heang; Yap, Ching Seng; Ling, Chui Ching – Journal of Education for Business, 2016
The authors examine the issue of employability of university accounting students from the perspectives of accounting firm employers, junior auditors, accounting lecturers, and accounting students. Areas of investigation include perceived importance of employability skills and desirable personal qualities; and early employment problems encountered…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Job Skills, Individual Characteristics, Employment Problems
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Chung, Christina; Ackerman, David – Journal of Education for Business, 2015
The authors look at student perceptions regarding the adoption and usage of Moodle. Self-efficacy theory and the Technology Acceptance Model were applied to understand student reactions to instructor implementation of classroom management software Moodle. They also looked at how the learning styles of students impacted their reactions to Moodle.…
Descriptors: Student Reaction, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style, Student Attitudes
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Alshare, Khaled A.; Lane, Peggy L.; Miller, Donald – Journal of Education for Business, 2011
As the importance of communication skills for students, regardless of their disciplines, becomes evident, it is important to determine whether colleges provide students with adequate opportunities to acquire such skills. The authors compared information systems (IS) educator and student perceptions of communication skills in IS curricula. Gender,…
Descriptors: Information Systems, Business Communication, College Students, Communication Skills
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Ackerman, David; Chung, Christina; Sun, Jerry Chih-Yuan – Journal of Education for Business, 2014
The authors look at how business instructor needs are fulfilled by classroom management software (CMS), such as Moodle, and why instructors are sometimes slow to implement it. Instructors at different universities provided both qualitative and quantitative responses regarding their use of CMS. The results indicate that the top needs fulfilled by…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Integrated Learning Systems
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Sloan, Thomas; Lewis, David – Journal of Education for Business, 2011
The authors report the results of a cross-class project involving sophomore-level students in an Operations Analysis (OA) class with junior-level students in an Operations Management (OM) class. The students formed virtual teams and developed a simulation model of a call center. The OM students provided the management expertise, while the OA…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Operations Research, Virtual Classrooms, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Kass, Darrin; Grandzol, Christian; Bommer, William – Journal of Education for Business, 2012
Consistent with previous research, the authors found that the combined use of undergraduate grade point average and the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) verbal and quantitative sections successfully predicted performance in a master of business administration (MBA) program. However, these measures did not successfully predict the…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Grade Point Average, Program Effectiveness, Business Administration Education
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Cann, Cynthia W.; Brumagim, Alan L. – Journal of Education for Business, 2008
The authors present the case of one business college's use of project management techniques as tools for accomplishing Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International maintenance of accreditation. Using these techniques provides an efficient and effective method of organizing maintenance efforts. In addition, using…
Descriptors: Maintenance, Case Studies, Management Information Systems, Goal Orientation
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Levenburg, Nancy M. – Journal of Education for Business, 1996
Usable responses from 165 business practitioners and 218 business faculty showed significant differences on the perceived importance of general management skills, especially oral/written communication, problem solving, and teamwork. Global awareness, diversity, and project management skills received low rankings from both groups. (SK)
Descriptors: Administrator Qualifications, Business, College Faculty, Higher Education
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Aldridge, Richard; Callahan, Richard A.; Chen, Yining; Wade, Stacy R. – Journal of Education for Business, 2015
The authors present a multidimensional assessment of the outcomes and benefits of an income tax preparation assistance (ITPA) service learning program. They measure the perceived proximate benefits at the delivery of the service program, the actual learning outcome benefits prior to graduation, and the perceived long-term benefits from a…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Income, Taxes, Delivery Systems
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Snyder, Jason; Forbus, Robert; Cistulli, Mark – Journal of Education for Business, 2012
The authors utilized an experimental design across six sections of a managerial communications course (N = 173) to test the impact of instructor verbal aggressiveness and class attendance policies on student class attendance. The experimental group received a policy based on the principle of social proof (R. B. Cialdini, 2001), which indicated…
Descriptors: Attendance, Interpersonal Communication, Experimental Groups, Research Design
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Basile, Anthony; D'Aquila, Jill M. – Journal of Education for Business, 2002
Accounting students received either traditional instruction (n=46) or used computer-mediated communication and WebCT course management software. There were no significant differences in attitudes about the course. However, computer users were more positive about course delivery and course management tools. (Contains 17 references.) (SK)
Descriptors: Accounting, Computer Assisted Instruction, Conventional Instruction, Courseware
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