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Hahn, Christopher J.; Gangeness, Jeanine E. – American Journal of Business Education, 2019
Institutions of higher education prepare and develop students for the workforce, and in the coming decade, the challenge of workforce preparation will increase as the current workforce is retiring during a time of economic growth. Traditional higher education practice tasks faculty with developing appropriate curricula for students that will…
Descriptors: Labor Force Development, School Business Relationship, Leadership Training, Course Content
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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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Hatfield, Patricia; Webb, Shelly – American Journal of Business Education, 2015
Since 2001, the proportion of women that have become assistant professors of finance initially increased from less than 20% to almost 30% in 2012 before falling slightly in 2013. On the other hand, women continue to make up less than 20% of those advancing to associate professor and less than 10% being promoted to full professor. Research…
Descriptors: Womens Studies, Women Faculty, Tenure, Disproportionate Representation
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Campbell, Annhenrie; Filling, Steven; Firch, Tim; Lindsay, David H. – American Journal of Business Education, 2015
In 2011, Arum and Roksa challenged the higher education community to examine its practices and improve its performance in Academically Adrift. While recognizing the near universal accessibility achieved by American colleges and universities, the study suggested that students are not learning as well as they should. They measured academic rigor by…
Descriptors: Audits (Verification), Accounting, Business Administration Education, Majors (Students)
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Hunt, Steven C. – American Journal of Business Education, 2015
The AACSB claims that its accreditation provides evidence of business school quality in a variety of areas. This paper reviews and synthesizes existing research on the value of AACSB accreditation on four key topics of importance to schools, prospective students, and employers: effect on obtaining quality students, students' job placement, faculty…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Accreditation (Institutions), Student Recruitment, Job Placement
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Kopp, Thomas J.; Rosetti, Joseph L. – American Journal of Business Education, 2015
Out-of-class faculty services, such as advising, career advice, and lecture series, stimulate student interest, retention, and graduation rates. Through modeling the interrelationships between the allocation of faculty lines and a college's general education core requirements, its impact on the provision of out-of-class faculty services is…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Academic Advising, Core Curriculum, Teacher Responsibility
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Grossman, Amanda M.; Johnson, Leigh R. – American Journal of Business Education, 2015
The perceptions of faculty members, who design and evaluate online accounting coursework content, are an important consideration in determining the quality inherent in such content. This study reports the results of a survey which examines accounting faculty members' attitudes towards online education (measured as their willingness to accept…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Accounting, Teacher Attitudes, Online Courses
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Hutchins, Teresa D. – American Journal of Business Education, 2015
This paper describes the transition that the Anisfield School of Business of Ramapo College of New Jersey made from a conventional Writing Across the Curriculum approach to a Writing Across the Business Core approach. The impetus for the change is explained as well as the creation and design of the program. The document driven program is analyzed,…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Writing Across the Curriculum, Content Area Writing, Curriculum
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Brill, Robert T.; Gilfoil, David M.; Doll, Kristen – American Journal of Business Education, 2014
Academic researchers have often touted the growing importance of "soft skills" for modern day business leaders, especially leadership and communication skills. Despite this growing interest and attention, relatively little work has been done to develop and validate tools to assess soft skills. Forty graduate students from nine MBA…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Masters Programs, Business Administration Education, Leadership
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Boronico, Jess; Murdy, Jim; Kong, Xinlu – American Journal of Business Education, 2014
This manuscript proposes a mathematical model to address faculty sufficiency requirements towards assuring overall high quality management education at a global university. Constraining elements include full-time faculty coverage by discipline, location, and program, across multiple campus locations subject to stated service quality standards of…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Compliance (Legal), Global Approach, Mathematical Models
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Jance, Marsha; Morgan, Anita – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
A survey addressing critical skills for business students was developed and disseminated. Sixteen critical skills (such as critical thinking and time management) were identified as skills that need to be acquired in order for business students to be successful in their advanced courses and careers. The survey was disseminated and taken by several…
Descriptors: Skill Analysis, Business Skills, Business Administration Education, College Faculty
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Kolachi, Nadir Ali; Mohammad, Jan – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
The paper develops a new model of the essential factors required to be a top business school in the world for the benefit of schools recognized by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) in Pakistan. Globally, top business schools are those that excel in research, attract strong faculty, and successfully foster student development. The present…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Excellence in Education, Foreign Countries, Reputation
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Jones, Cathleen S.; Hartley, Nell T. – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
For decades,some of the most popular devices used in educating students and employees to the values of diversity are those that are based on a four-grid identification of behavior style. The results from the scoring of the instruments provide individual profiles in terms of a person's assertiveness, responsiveness, and preferred tone of…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Correlation, Personality Measures, Personality Traits
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Eckert, James; Luqmani, Mushtaq; Newell, Stephen; Quraeshi, Zahir; Wagner, Bret – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
Most business schools in the U.S. are employing various initiatives to "internationalize" their curriculum in order to prepare students to participate more effectively in a globally interconnected business world. An integral part of these initiatives is to encourage more students to participate in study abroad programs. Though it maybe…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, International Trade, Study Abroad, Experiential Learning
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Sullivan, Daniel; Colburn, Michael; Fox, Daniel E. – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
Team teaching an undergraduate business capstone course has the potential of providing students with an enhanced learning experience in a number of ways. This study examines the relationship between faculty and student learning styles and their impact on student perception and satisfaction in a highly collaborative team taught undergraduate…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Student Attitudes, Satisfaction, Team Teaching
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