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Secrest, Thomas W. – American Journal of Business Education, 2012
Having returned to teaching the basics of pricing fixed-income securities after several years, the author recalls the difficulty students have in understanding the total return provided by fixed-income securities that are purchased at either a discount or premium from face value. This teaching note attempts to clarify the concept by suggesting…
Descriptors: Bond Issues, Business Administration Education, Concept Teaching, Teaching Methods
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Bloom, Diane S.; Ehoff, Clemense, Jr. – American Journal of Business Education, 2012
This second paper describes how the Internet was used to modernize a graduate accounting capstone course to enhance student interest and learning, and is an extension of an earlier paper that examined a similar approach with an undergraduate accounting capstone course. Course content was developed from contemporary issues and cases obtained from…
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Curriculum Design, Internet, Accounting
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Jaijairam, Paul – American Journal of Business Education, 2012
Many students in secondary and post-secondary institutions generally have a difficult time grasping the concepts of accounting. This article contends that it is not the subject matter that is dry, but rather the methods in which faculty have traditionally presented accounting fundamentals and principles. Departing from standard lectures and…
Descriptors: Accounting, Teaching Methods, Learner Engagement, Experiential Learning
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Fischer, Arthur K.; Brownback, Sarah – American Journal of Business Education, 2012
An HRM case dealing with problems and issues of setting up orientation programs which align with corporate strategy. Discussion concerns how such a case can be used to exhibit the alignment between HRM and business strategy.
Descriptors: Labor Force Development, Orientation, Corporations, Transportation
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Cummings, Richard G.; Longo, Peter J.; Rioux, Jean W. – American Journal of Business Education, 2012
The first semester Tax I student seems to be interested in the ethical issue of why citizens should report their income and only take legitimate tax deductions when it is unlikely that anyone will ever know. This paper addresses this issue from an interdisciplinary approach of accounting, philosophy, and political science. The accounting…
Descriptors: Taxes, Legal Responsibility, Compliance (Legal), Ethics
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Billiot, Mary Jo; Daniel, David; Glandon, Sid; Glandon, TerryAnn – American Journal of Business Education, 2012
We examine the effect of different contexts in an educational process on measures of ethical sensitivity and levels of moral reasoning of accounting majors in the first Intermediate Accounting course. The educational process compared a context that centers on ethical issues with one that focuses on technical accounting issues. At the end of the…
Descriptors: Ethical Instruction, Ethics, Values Education, Context Effect
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Eastman, Jacqueline K.; Aviles, Maria; Hanna, Mark – American Journal of Business Education, 2012
We illustrate a class organization process utilizing the concept of the Product Life Cycle to meet the needs of today's millennial student. In the Introduction stage of a business course, professors need to build structure to encourage commitment. In the Growth stage, professors need to promote the structure through multiple, brief activities that…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, College Students, Student Needs, Need Gratification
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Singer, Robert A. – American Journal of Business Education, 2012
It is expected the SEC will require U.S. domestic companies to prepare and file their annual 10Ks in accordance with international financial reporting standards (IFRS) by 2016. Given the probability that the FASB-IASB convergence project (i.e., Norwalk Agreement) will continue subsequent to mandatory adoption, US accounting programs will be…
Descriptors: Accounting, Compliance (Legal), Money Management, Financial Policy
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Braguglia, Kay H.; Jackson, Kanata A. – American Journal of Business Education, 2012
This article presents a reflective analysis of teaching research methodology through a three course sequence using a project-based approach. The authors reflect critically on their experiences in teaching research methods courses in an undergraduate business management program. The introduction of a range of specific techniques including student…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Teaching Methods, Active Learning, Student Projects
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Newman, Cynthia M. – American Journal of Business Education, 2012
The current article presents an example of the development, implementation, and evaluation of a teaching intervention intended to facilitate student critical thinking through the integration of knowledge in an introductory business course. The intervention is grounded in the scholarship of teaching and learning literature. A discussion of the…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Introductory Courses, Business Administration Education, College Freshmen
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McMahone, Marty – American Journal of Business Education, 2012
This paper considers a different approach for developing ethical organizations. It argues that the practice of servant leadership provides a systematic training approach that should develop a more ethical culture. Servant leadership can serve as a "character ethic" that is teachable to individuals or organizations. The advantages and…
Descriptors: Ethics, Concept Teaching, Leadership Training, Participative Decision Making
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Bottiglieri, William A.; Reville, Patrick J. – American Journal of Business Education, 2012
Trade or business expenses are deductible if they are ordinary and necessary with respect to the trade or business in which they were incurred. Treasury Regulations bring education expenses into this purview but only if they maintain or improve skills already acquired or allow a taxpayer to maintain his current position. Related travel expenses in…
Descriptors: Tax Credits, Expenditures, Operating Expenses, Transportation
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Corkern, Sheree M.; Morgan, Mark I. – American Journal of Business Education, 2012
This paper informs business instructors and educators about XBRL (Extensible Business Reporting Language) so that they can introduce it to their students and expand their students' understanding of how it relates to the accounting profession. Even though the financial community has entered a new age with this standardized reporting language, many…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Introductory Courses, Accounting, Programming Languages
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Lindsay, David H.; Campbell, Annhenrie; Tan, Kim B. – American Journal of Business Education, 2012
Basing the compensation of accounting professors on merit pay in order to encourage better teaching, research and service is controversial. This study uses data from a survey of the 852 accounting programs in the United States to empirically examine the influence of merit-based salary plans. Findings indicate a strong positive association between…
Descriptors: Merit Pay, Accounting, Compensation (Remuneration), College Faculty
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Ewing, Sara; Dover, Howard F. – American Journal of Business Education, 2012
Attempting to implement client-based projects within a single semester often overwhelms students and underwhelms the client and grading professor. In this paper, we share results from a two-year pilot project in which the components of a client project were split between several classes. We discuss the client project model as a valuable teaching…
Descriptors: Consultation Programs, Theory Practice Relationship, Praxis, Teaching Methods
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