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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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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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Grzeda, Maurice; Haq, Rana; LeBrasseur, Rolland – Journal of Education for Business, 2008
The authors describe the development and delivery of a team-building exercise in an online organizational behavior undergraduate course. Qualitative data of student perceptions, collected at the end of the course, revealed both positive and negative reactions to various aspects of the team-building exercise. Based on these reactions, the authors…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Team Training, Teamwork, Collegiality
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Eveleth, Daniel M.; Baker-Eveleth, Lori J. – Journal of Education for Business, 2003
Dialogue skills of 18 management students in a collaborative online activity were assessed using written reports summarizing dialogues and rubrics of dialogue-based behaviors. Students clearly exhibited the behaviors of information gathering, clarifying, checking understanding, personal connecting, and arriving and shared understanding. (SK)
Descriptors: Business Education, Communication Skills, Computer Mediated Communication, Dialogs (Language)
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Osmani, Mohamad; Weerakkody, Vishanth; Hindi, Nitham; Eldabi, Tillal – Journal of Education for Business, 2019
While higher education institutes attempt to adapt their curricula to cope with national employability strategies, there remain some significant variations between what employers want and the attributes possessed by new graduates. Using a systematic review of literature and focused scanning of the job market, the authors aimed to contribute to the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, College Graduates, Employment Potential