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Parks-Yancy, Rochelle; Cooley, Delonia – Journal of Education for Business, 2018
What are first-generation college students' (FGCS) perspectives of employment screening methods? The authors investigate which methods FGCS believe are likely to cause an employer to extend a job offer and which methods yield the best pool of job applicants. Survey data were collected from undergraduate business majors. They were analyzed using…
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, Employment, Undergraduate Students, Student Surveys
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Raymond, Chad; Gomaa, Sally – Journal of Education for Business, 2018
Cross-cultural competencies are now specified as critical outcomes in U.S. higher education. Yet an analysis of accredited business programs in New England revealed that students frequently were not required to take courses about the Middle East. The study findings indicate that, for a region of economic and political importance to the United…
Descriptors: International Education, Global Approach, Global Education, Business Administration Education
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Trout, Brian – Journal of Education for Business, 2018
The author examines the effect of class format on student performance, time spent on homework, and instructor evaluations. The findings are unique and add to a limited body of literature. Each group comprised similar undergraduate students who received the same number of instructional hours, same assignments and were taught by the same instructor.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Homework, Introductory Courses, Accounting
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Zhuang, Weiling; Xiao, Qian – Journal of Education for Business, 2018
The authors examine factors influencing student active learning and the ensuing class learning experience in the context of applying technologies in the classroom. The results suggest that the psychological benefit directly and indirectly influences class learning experience. In addition, the functional benefit only indirectly influences class…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Technology Uses in Education, Influence of Technology, Learning Experience
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Nisula, Karoliina; Pekkola, Samuli – Journal of Education for Business, 2018
Business management education is criticized for being too theoretical and fractional. Despite the numerous efforts to build integrated and experiential business curricula, learning is still organized in disciplinary silos. The curriculum integration efforts are carried out in separate sections of the curriculum rather than the core. There are…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Holistic Approach, Core Curriculum, Integrated Curriculum
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Ketcham, David; Nigro, Peter; Roberto, Michael – Journal of Education for Business, 2018
The authors examined the determinants of success on the Educational Testing Service Major Field Test in Business. The authors find that gender, SAT performance, and concentration are significant predictors of performance. Additionally, they derive proxies for student passion and persistence, and find that the greater the student's passion for…
Descriptors: Educational Testing, Evidence, Business Administration Education, Grade Point Average
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Batu, Michael; Bower, Nancy; Lun, Esmond; Sadanand, Asha – Journal of Education for Business, 2018
The authors investigated the effectiveness of online versus paper assignments using final examination scores in three cohorts of theory of finance. In particular, two cohorts were exposed to online assignments while another cohort was exposed to traditional assignments. The central result is that exposure to online assignments robustly leads to…
Descriptors: Finance Occupations, Business Administration Education, Educational Theories, Online Courses
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Fischbach, Sarah; Zarzosa, Jennifer – Journal of Education for Business, 2018
It is truly important for students to understand how to monitor online marketing buzz. This assignment, social media analytics, utilizes the content analysis research method to build student's in-depth understanding on how to evaluate and interpret user-generated content (UGC) to create social media campaigns. The authors adapted Resnik and…
Descriptors: Social Media, Assignments, Data Analysis, Content Analysis
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Marks, Melanie Beth; Haug, James C.; Hu, Huiwen – Journal of Education for Business, 2018
The authors analyze consistency between supervisors' and interns' self-evaluations based on interns' gender, time of completion (summer or academic year), and sponsor (on-campus department or off campus). Students, in general, tended to have lower ratings for computer skills, relative to supervisors, suggesting that they do not appreciate the…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Undergraduate Study, Business Administration Education, Internship Programs
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Fathelrahman, Adil; Kabbar, Eltahir – Journal of Education for Business, 2018
The use of enterprise systems to facilitate cross-functional integration within an organization's functional areas is becoming increasingly important. Business schools around the globe have realized the importance of using enterprise systems to facilitate the teaching of business processes and business processes transformation. The authors adopt…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Business Administration Education, Business Skills, Teaching Methods
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Nakos, George; Whiting, Anita – Journal of Education for Business, 2018
The authors investigate whether frequent in class exams can improve the performance of students in hybrid global business courses. An experiment was conducted in three hybrid sections of a global business course exposing students to short in class exams. The expectation of a short exam forces students to watch the online lectures and study the…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Student Improvement, Performance Based Assessment, Incidence
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Kitchens, Brent; Means, Tawnya; Tan, Yinliang – Journal of Education for Business, 2018
In this study, the authors propose a set of key elements that impact the success of an active learning implementation: content delivery, active learning methods, physical environment, technology enhancement, incentive alignment, and educator investment. Through a range of metrics the authors present preliminary evidence that students in courses…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Curriculum Implementation, Delivery Systems, Teaching Methods
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Finch, David; Nadeau, John; O'Reilly, Norm – Journal of Education for Business, 2018
Scholars suggest that the dynamic nature of marketing has put both the marketing profession and marketing education at a crossroads. This study is an analysis of marketing programs by conceptual knowledge and metaskills. In a content analysis of course descriptions for 523 undergraduate marketing courses in Canada from 40 universities, the…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Business Administration Education, Program Evaluation, Content Analysis
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Ro, Young K.; Guo, Yi Maggie; Klein, Barbara D. – Journal of Education for Business, 2018
Many business schools are criticized for being ineffective in helping students learn proper management skills and knowledge. Flow theory has been cited as being helpful in many learning environments in that flow experience can enhance student learning. The authors conducted a study of 315 students in an undergraduate operations management (OM)…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Business Administration Education, Teaching Methods, Instructional Effectiveness
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Black, Gregory S.; Schofield, April L. – Journal of Education for Business, 2018
Current university juniors and seniors have plans and expectations for after they graduate. In an effort to better understand these plans and expectations, the authors assessed a sample of 334 university students enrolled in business classes. The study examined the impact of three categories of independent variables--family influences, demographic…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Student Educational Objectives, Expectation, Business Administration Education
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