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Kibelloh, Mboni; Bao, Yukun – Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 2014
Career progression is a general concern of professional working mothers in China. The purpose of this paper is to report a qualitative study of Chinese professional working mothers that explored the perceptions of online Master's of Business Administration (MBA) programmes as a tool for career progression for working mothers balancing work and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Masters Programs, Business Administration Education, Online Courses
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Dobson, Gregory; Frye, Robin; Mantena, Ravi – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
Leadership training is an important part of any MBA program, but is often difficult to provide in an effective way. Over the last three years, we implemented a program of Peer-Led Team Learning in two core courses of our MBA curriculum, which we believe provides a good solution. The program combines leadership training with practical hands-on…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Masters Degrees, Business Administration Education, Peer Relationship
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Cray, David; McKay, Ruth; Mittelman, Robert – Journal of International Education in Business, 2018
Purpose: A dynamic global economy has increased the need for cross-cultural flexibility and cultural intelligence (CQ). While a large literature has examined various means to increase CQ in student and expatriate populations, its importance for teachers in cross-cultural settings has been largely unexamined. This paper aims to use the experiences…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Metacognition, International Education, College Faculty
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Passyn, Kirsten; Diriker, Memo – American Journal of Business Education, 2011
MBA Programs in top-tier school differ greatly from those in regional schools. A survey that aimed at assessing segmentation, pedagogy, and satisfaction in regional MBA programs was developed and administered in three universities of the Mid Atlantic, Midwest, and Southern regions. The results show four clearly distinguished segments that…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Masters Degrees, Graduate Students, Student Surveys
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Ma, Shaozhuang; Trigo, Virginia – Journal of Teaching in International Business, 2011
This article presents an overview of the internationalization of MBA education in Mainland China, exposes the main challenges this education is facing and proposes strategies to overcome them. Results reveal two main findings: 1) Chinese MBA educators show a growing interest and awareness in the internationalization of their MBA education, but…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Foreign Countries, International Education, Institutional Mission
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Lyubovnikova, Joanne; Napiersky, Uwe; Vlachopoulos, Panos – Studies in Higher Education, 2015
Higher education in business school environments is increasingly focused on how to best equip students with the skills necessary for leadership in the global workplace. This paper examines the impact of two particularly important cognitive capabilities--task reflexivity and intercultural sensitivity, on academic performance in an MBA programme. It…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Business Administration Education, Academic Achievement, Masters Programs
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Sebastianelli, Rose; Swift, Caroline; Tamimi, Nabil – Journal of Education for Business, 2015
The authors examined how six factors related to content and interaction affect students' perceptions of learning, satisfaction, and quality in online master of business administration (MBA) courses. They developed three scale items to measure each factor. Using survey data from MBA students at a private university, the authors estimated structural…
Descriptors: Performance Factors, Business Administration Education, Participant Satisfaction, Student Attitudes
Bennett, Rashad A. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
With the proliferation of online graduate enrollment by 35.7% from 2003 to 2014, the literature indicates the number of reported academic integrity cases is on the rise. A quantitative correlational study was used to determine which determinants, if any, had a relationship to the behavioral intent to engage in plagiarism among MBA students…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Graduate Students, Plagiarism, Student Attitudes
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Dinh Tho, Nguyen – Education & Training, 2017
Purpose: Realizing the role of signals in the evaluation of teaching quality as well as the advantage of a set-theoretic approach to education research, the purpose of this paper is to employ a signaling framework and fuzzy-set qualitative comparative analysis (fsQCA) to configure the roles of signal quality, including signal consistency, signal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Masters Programs, Business Administration Education, Teacher Effectiveness
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Rowland, Caroline Ann; Hall, Roger David – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2012
Full-time MBA students amount to about one-third of the 26,000 students enrolled on MBA programmes at UK universities. The programmes have become increasingly international in student composition and concerns have been expressed about performance, quality and comparability between programmes. Research into predictors of MBA success has been…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Masters Degrees
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Hsu, Maxwell K.; James, Marcia L.; Chao, Gary H. – Journal of Education for Business, 2009
The authors compared the cohort group of the top-10 MBA programs in the United States with their lower-ranking counterparts on their value-added efficiency. The findings reveal that the top-10 MBA programs in the United States are associated with statistically higher average "technical and scale efficiency" and "scale efficiency", but not with a…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Comparative Analysis, Efficiency, Masters Programs
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Hwang, Alvin; Bento, Regina; Arbaugh, J. B. – Career Development International, 2011
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine factors that predict industry-level career change among MBA graduates. Design/methodology/approach: The study analyzed longitudinal data from the Management Education Research Institute (MERI)'s Global MBA Graduate Survey Dataset and MBA Alumni Perspectives Survey Datasets, using principal component…
Descriptors: Career Change, Business Administration Education, Masters Degrees, Student Experience
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Butz, Nikolaus T.; Askim-Lovseth, Mary K. – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2015
The ability to communicate effectively is an essential skill for graduates of Masters of Business Administration (MBA) programmes; however, as synchronous hybrid learning becomes more common, business schools may find it challenging to assess students' proficiency in this core area. An additional layer of complexity is added by the burgeoning…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Synchronous Communication, Blended Learning, Masters Programs
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Ahn, Mark J.; Ettner, Larry – Multicultural Education & Technology Journal, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the role of cultural intelligence in MBA curricula. Shaping global corporate culture that manifests itself in powerful-shared values, group behavior, and persists despite changes in-group membership is decisive to organizational performance. In turn, cultural intelligence (CQ), defined, as an…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Distance Education, Work Experience, Group Behavior
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Gruber, Verena; Schlegelmilch, Bodo B. – Journal of Marketing Education, 2013
Ethics education provided by universities in general, and MBA programs aimed at future business leaders in particular, has come under intense public scrutiny because of corporate scandals and ethical dilemmas. To date, academic research has been mainly devoted to the characteristics of instruction formats and their effectiveness, characteristics…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Ethical Instruction, Graduate Students, Student Attitudes
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