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Moosavian, Seyyed Ali Zeytoon Nejad – American Journal of Business Education, 2017
In the past few decades, two novel variations of syllabus have emerged: namely "the Graphic Syllabus" and "the Interactive Syllabus". Each of these two variations of syllabus has its own special advantages. The present paper argues that there could be devised a new combined version of the two mentioned variations, called…
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Economics Education, Teaching Methods, Course Organization
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Forrester, William R.; Tashchian, Armen; Shore, Ted H. – American Journal of Business Education, 2016
This study investigated the applicability of the Big Five and FIRO-B frameworks as predictors of group process outcomes in the context of student teams. The personality dimensions of Agreeableness, Extraversion, Conscientiousness, and Neuroticism were correlated with the interpersonal behavior dimensions of Inclusion, Affection, and Control. The…
Descriptors: Intention, Teamwork, Group Dynamics, Personality
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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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Chung, Yunhyung; Park, Youngkyun – American Journal of Business Education, 2014
This study investigates the joint effects of financial education and educational networks on students' financial literacy. With a sample (N = 105) of senior students in a business college, the study finds that not only financial education, but also strong networks with professors, are positively related to the financial literacy of business…
Descriptors: College Seniors, Student Surveys, Money Management, Knowledge Level
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LeBlanc, Cary J. – American Journal of Business Education, 2014
This study explored the concept of Organizational Citizenship Behavior (OCB) in relation to undergraduate college students. The extensive research on OCB within traditional work environments indicates that while workers who demonstrate OCB usually receive more favorable performance evaluations, those behaviors also help build community and culture…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Organizational Culture, Citizenship, Gender Differences
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Eid, Chaker; Millham, Richard – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
In this paper, we investigate whether and how mathematics factors into students' performance in IT learning. The involved cognitive levels of students learning mathematics and hence problem solving, are correlated to how well they are able to transpose their knowledge and apply it to problem solving in the IT field(s). Our hypothesis is that if…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Mathematics Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Unified Studies Curriculum
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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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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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Lee, Jungki; Anantharaman, Sekhar – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
Although the delivery of satisfactory services is an important strategic goal in many colleges, students are known to face challenges and experience a significant amount of stress during their school life. This study proposes and tests students' experience of control over their college life as a promising factor that would enhance their…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Experience, College Students, Student Empowerment
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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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Ugrin, Joseph C.; Odom, Marcus D.; Pearson, J. Michael; Bahmanziari, Tammy R. – American Journal of Business Education, 2012
This paper explores how social relationships between new accounting faculty members and their former dissertation chairs can influence the publishing productivity of the new faculty members in their early academic careers. The focus on social relationships offers a unique approach to studying the effectiveness doctoral education. Our findings show…
Descriptors: Accounting, College Faculty, Social Exchange Theory, Teacher Student Relationship
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Colburn, Michael; Sullivan, Daniel; Fox, Daniel E. – American Journal of Business Education, 2012
This study examines the impact of team teaching on student learning outcomes and student satisfaction in the context of three undergraduate business capstone courses. Students in three undergraduate business capstone course sections were selected for the study. One section of the capstone course was taught using a team delivery model and the other…
Descriptors: Team Teaching, Outcomes of Education, Student Attitudes, Satisfaction
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Eid, Chaker; Millham, Richard – American Journal of Business Education, 2012
In this paper, we discuss the visual programming approach to teaching introductory programming courses and then compare this approach with that of procedural programming. The involved cognitive levels of students, as beginning students are introduced to different types of programming concepts, are correlated to the learning processes of…
Descriptors: Programming, Comparative Analysis, Computer Science Education, Cognitive Development
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Deshpande, Satish P.; Joseph, Jacob; Berry, Kevin – American Journal of Business Education, 2012
This study examines ethical misconduct of 193 business students in four universities in the United States. In addition to self-reported ethical behavior, two dimensions of emotional intelligence (self-emotions appraisal and others emotions appraisal) significantly impacted student misconduct. None of the other dimensions of emotional intelligence…
Descriptors: College Students, Ethics, Measurement Techniques, Emotional Intelligence
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Huff, Kyle; Cline, Melinda; Guynes, Carl S. – American Journal of Business Education, 2012
Web-based testing has recently become common in both academic and professional settings. A web-based test is administered through a web browser. Individuals may complete a web-based test at nearly any time and at any place. In addition, almost any computer lab can become a testing center. It is important to understand the environmental issues that…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Testing, Educational Technology, Computer Uses in Education, Internet
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