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Mong, Donald – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
Experienced managers know that cash affects virtually every aspect of a company's strategy and operations. Business students and new managers, however, sometimes lose sight of the importance of cash amidst the details of accrual-based accounting courses, formula-based finance courses, and production-based management courses. We therefore use…
Descriptors: Accounting, Money Management, Administrators, Investment
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Ravinder, Handanhal V. – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
A key issue in exponential smoothing is the choice of the values of the smoothing constants used. One approach that is becoming increasingly popular in introductory management science and operations management textbooks is the use of Solver, an Excel-based non-linear optimizer, to identify values of the smoothing constants that minimize a measure…
Descriptors: Prediction, Spreadsheets, Business Administration Education, Computer Software
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Tiger, Andrew; Preston, Landon – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
Business and education stand out as two of the most prominent sectors affected by the rapid expansion of the Internet. A significant body of literature within business has been devoted to developing positive e-commerce exchanges that develop customer loyalty. While online education grows each year, the long-term significance of online education to…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Alumni, Donors, Private Financial Support
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Zeller, Thomas L.; Metzger, Lawrence M. – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
This paper argues for a new approach to accounting textbook budgeting material. The business environment is not stable. Change is continuous, for large and small business alike. A business must act and react to generate shareholder value. The rolling forecast provides the necessary navigational insight. The traditional annual static budget does…
Descriptors: Budgeting, Accounting, Budgets, Business Skills
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Atanasovski, Daniel; Bender, Melinda; Fulwider, Miles; Stemkoski, Michael; Walker, Tricia – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
This broad-based article discusses teaching and learning that connects artists and their creative art products with the capitalistic system within the market valuation model for a created product that is particularly associated with artists. This general discussion is transferable across teaching and learning disciplines involving the market…
Descriptors: Artists, Art Products, Social Systems, Free Enterprise System
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Wailoo, B.; John, S. – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
Business students take courses in Financial Accounting where they learn the basic financial statements and how to present and analyze them. Accounting majors immediately experience a frustrating situation as they continue their studies with the Intermediate Accounting I course. Practicing accountants realize when they attend continuing education…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Business Skills, Teaching Methods, Educational Practices
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Chong, James T.; Jennings, William P.; Phillips, G. Michael – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
An educational example is presented that is an effective teaching illustration to help students understand the difference between traditional CAPM beta and downside (or down-market) beta and why downside beta is a superior measure for use in personal financial planning investment policy statements.
Descriptors: Investment, Business Administration Education, Business Skills, Demonstrations (Educational)
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Husted, Susan; Pinto, Joann; Romero, Silvia – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
This paper reports the results of a survey of winners of the Elijah Watt Sells award. We ask them about the determinants of their success, which might be useful to other students preparing for the CPA exam. The winners graduated from different universities, not necessarily the ones ranked top, and almost all of them participated in a review…
Descriptors: Awards, Profiles, Business Administration Education, Motivation
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Lukosius, Vaidas; Festervand, Troy A. – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
The number of American students studying abroad increases every year. That might suggest that recruiting students to participate in such an educational opportunity would present little difficulty. On the contrary, as domestic student participation in such programs has risen, so has the number of competing programs. Thus, the viability of any study…
Descriptors: Marketing, Study Abroad, Student Recruitment, Educational Finance
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Borker, David R. – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
There is a growing interest among educators in teaching and learning practices based on mindfulness, a concept derived from eastern meditative traditions. This paper describes how mindfulness practices and concepts can be used to enhance the student's learning experience in beginning economics courses. Specific areas with a high potential for…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Economics Education, Student Development, Learning Experience
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Laux, Judy – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
Although textbooks present corporate finance using a topical approach, good financial management requires an organic approach that integrates the various assignments financial managers confront every day. Breaking the tasks into meaningful subcategories, the current article offers one approach.
Descriptors: Money Management, Business Administration Education, Budgeting, Financial Support
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Corkern, Sheree M.; Parks, Sandra B.; Morgan, Mark I. – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
This article informs accounting educators and graduates about key issues in the accounting profession of today, which has entered a new age, and accounting educators and advisors, old and new, must be informed about future prospects for students and make students aware of what they can expect as accounting graduates. Passing this knowledge to…
Descriptors: Accounting, Futures (of Society), Supply and Demand, Personnel Selection
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Johnson, Ryan; Swicegood, Philip; Williams, Nancy – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
Most business ethics classes are supplemented with cases, the majority of which have a negative orientation. We empirically measure the preponderance of negative-oriented cases found in the top selling textbooks used in many business ethics courses. However, neuroscience research indicates that a negative orientation is less effective than a…
Descriptors: Ethical Instruction, Business Administration Education, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Moral Values
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Carruth, Paul J.; Carruth, Ann K. – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
In the current evolving economic environment, developing and implementing an effective workforce to improve the skills and capability of employees are seen as central to improving individual and organizational performance and competitiveness. The availability of online education in universities as well as the work place has significantly increased…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Higher Education, Labor Force Development, Corporate Education
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Leese, Wallace R. – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
The reciprocal method of service department cost allocation requires linear equations to be solved simultaneously. These computations are often so complex as to cause the abandonment of the reciprocal method in favor of the less sophisticated and theoretically incorrect direct or step-down methods. This article illustrates how Excel's Solver…
Descriptors: Spreadsheets, Costs, Equations (Mathematics), Computation
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