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Stevens, Chad M.; Schneider, Elizabeth; Bederman-Miller, Patricia – American Journal of Business Education, 2018
This paper explores post-secondary faculty perceptions of awareness and preparedness relating to Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Institutions of higher education are businesses. The largest threat to sustained viability for many businesses is litigation. Business-related litigation is often the result of non-employment discrimination or…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Civil Rights Legislation, Disabilities, Compliance (Legal)
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Gilfoil, David M.; Aukers, Steven M.; Jobs, Charles G. – American Journal of Business Education, 2015
Over the past decade, Web 2.0 has brought a wealth of opportunities for improving marketing effectiveness; social media platforms, in particular, have proven to be exceptional tools for realizing growth potential. The big question for businesses used to be how to measure and report financial return on investment (ROI) for social media ad spend to…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Outcomes of Education, Marketing, Advertising
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Ragan, Joseph; Puccio, Christopher; Talisesky, Brandon – American Journal of Business Education, 2014
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) revolutionized the accounting and audit industry. The use of preventative and process controls to evaluate the continuous audit process done via an SAP ERP ECC 6.0 system is key to compliance with SOX and managing costs. This paper can be used in a variety of ways to discuss issues associated with auditing and testing…
Descriptors: Case Method (Teaching Technique), Accounting, Technology Uses in Education, Information Systems
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Phelps, Amy L.; Spangler, William E. – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
A standardized exam for program-level assessment can take the form of 1) a customized exam developed in-house by faculty and linked explicitly to program-level learning goals; or 2) a standardized exam developed externally by assessment experts and linked to a set of somewhat broader and more generalizable learning goals. This article discusses…
Descriptors: College Outcomes Assessment, Standardized Tests, Business Administration Education, Undergraduate Students
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Dusing, Gregory M.; Hosler, Jonathan C.; Ragan, Joseph M. – American Journal of Business Education, 2012
Accounting programs at colleges and universities across the country are offering more online courses, and in some cases entire degree programs. Given increasing enrollments in online accounting education, it is important that accounting educators become aware of the things that work and the things that don't work when delivering courses over the…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Electronic Learning, Teaching Methods, Teaching Experience
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Zula, Ken; Yarrish, Karen K.; Pawelzik, Walter – American Journal of Business Education, 2011
Social networking sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter are widely regarded as an exciting opportunity to communicate with friends, especially for college students. The overall response to social networking tends to be one of trust regarding a generation that, supposedly has many friends but little sense of privacy. Employers use social…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Business Administration Education, College Students, Employers
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Yarrish, Karen K.; Zula, Ken; Davis, Erin – American Journal of Business Education, 2010
In preparing the next generation of business professionals, educators need to take seriously the responsibility of empowering students with tools to assist them in their pursuits. One area of interest is leadership. There is an increase in demand for colleges and universities to develop leadership skills in students. Organizations value leadership…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Student Attitudes, Gender Differences, College Students
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Sherman, W. Richard – American Journal of Business Education, 2010
This paper offers a different perspective in measuring the value created by an organization. It does so in the context of an undergraduate course in managerial accounting. In order to break down the functional silo approach to problem solving that has become the model of traditional business education, applications of shadow accounting, the…
Descriptors: Organizational Effectiveness, Value Judgment, Accounting, Business Administration Education
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Bailey, April E.; Marsh, Michael T. – American Journal of Business Education, 2010
This paper reports experiences of non-traditional students in a specially designed section of seminar course which was primarily designed for first-year traditional business students. The College of Business's BSN101, Foundations of Business Administration (FBA), is designed to serves as a course to assist the students with transitioning into the…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Students, Business Administration Education, Introductory Courses, Undergraduate Students
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Clinton, Steven R.; Marco, Gayle; Chu, Yun – American Journal of Business Education, 2009
Using a "Principles of Marketing" course, the authors demonstrate how compliance with AACSB standards and assessment of learning has been undertaken at Robert Morris University over a two-year period. Learning goals and objectives are tied to a specific assessment instrument to provide an illustration of how broad conceptual ideas are…
Descriptors: Marketing, Business Administration Education, Standards, Educational Objectives