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Audet, Josée; Marcotte, Geneviève – American Journal of Business Education, 2018
In response to the criticisms addressed to business schools, teaching formulas that foster experiential learning are increasingly being put forward. The Missions Commerciales de l'Université Laval (MCUL--Université Laval Trade Missions) is a training program designed to foster experiential learning. This program extends over an entire academic…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Foreign Countries, International Trade, Personality Traits
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Muhammad, Aliyu Dahiru; Aliyu, Sirajo; Ahmed, Selim – American Journal of Business Education, 2015
Entrepreneurial intention (EI) is one of the major contributing factors to the formation, growth and development of entrepreneurship. It promotes self reliance and brings about initiatives. Entrepreneurship on the other hand, has been considered as an engine of growth for economic growth and development of developed and emerging economies.…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Foreign Countries, Unemployment, College Students
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Elam, Dennis; Madrigal, Marion; Jackson, Maura – American Journal of Business Education, 2014
This case examines the two decade long tobashi scheme by Olympus Imaging Executives to hide $1.7 billion in losses. In the 1980s, a soaring yen and falling dollar caused bottom line income problems for many Japanese companies. Some companies sought to offset the declining revenue with zaiteku, a form of speculative investment. While early…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Deception, Governance, Corporations
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Yasinski, Lee – American Journal of Business Education, 2014
Today's adult learners are continuously searching for successful programs with added learner flexibility, a positive learning experience, and the best education for their investment. Red Deer College's unique competency based welder apprenticeship training model fulfills this desire for many adult learners.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Competency Based Education, Technical Education, Training
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Giacomino, Don E.; Li, Xin; Michael D. Akers, – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
Using the Rokeach Value Survey and the Musser and Orke typology this paper examines the personal values and value systems of business students in China and compares the results with the results of a recent study that used similar methodology to examine the values and value systems of U.S. students. The study also examines the differences in values…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Values, Gender Differences, Majors (Students)
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Wamala, Robert; Buyinza, Mukadasi – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
Although the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is considered by leading business institutions worldwide as a predictor of success in graduate programs, an issue of contention is whether the introduction of the examination enhances the quality of education outcomes. This study sought to obtain an understanding of this issue, focusing on…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Outcomes of Education, Business Administration Education, Graduate Students
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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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Wamala, Robert; Maswere, Dyson W.; Mwanga, Yeko – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
This study investigates the role of prior grounding attained in mathematics in predicting the academic achievement of enrollees in Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science (BSAS). The investigation is based on administrative records of 240 BSAS enrollees at Makerere University, School of Statistics and Planning in the 2007-2009 cohorts. Students'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Achievement, Academic Achievement, Grade Point Average
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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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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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Barrera, Juan Carlos – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
Industrialized nations have invested a great deal of public and private resources to facilitate access to information technologies (ITs) and to adjust their cultures and societies to them. These efforts are commonly associated with the idea of expanding computer literacy from higher education institutions to business organizations. Computers have…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Undergraduate Students, Adult Students, Computer Literacy
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Tickell, Geoffrey; Rahman, Monsurur; Alexandre, Romain – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
This paper discusses the noticeable nervousness of many US-based financial statement issuers in adopting IFRS. For contextual purposes, the paper provides an overview of the FASB/IFRS convergence so far and its probable future. A detailed review of convergence in accounting standards is explained through the respective standards for "Pensions…
Descriptors: Accounting, Standards, Retirement Benefits, Global Approach
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Stegemann, Nicole; Sutton-Brady, Catherine – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
This paper introduces an activity used in class to allow students to apply previously acquired information to a hands-on task. As the authors have previously shown active learning is a way to effectively facilitate and improve students' learning outcomes. As a result to improve learning outcomes we have overtime developed a series of learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Active Learning, Outcomes of Education, Marketing
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Eze, John F.; Nwali, Anthony C. – American Journal of Business Education, 2012
Entrepreneurship is one of the key drivers for development in any society. The level of awareness of individual members, of a society, of their capacity to contribute to the economic, social and political development of their society is a key factor in development. A process of creating this self-awareness and the development of individual…
Descriptors: Capacity Building, Entrepreneurship, Developing Nations, Holistic Approach
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Arora, Alka – American Journal of Business Education, 2012
In the accounting arena, tax returns are increasingly being outsourced to India. Tax returns that are outsourced to India are usually prepared by entry level accountants. Questions are often raised about the quality of education and training of entry level accountants in India. This article compares the training requirements and costs to become an…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Job Skills, Entry Workers, Accounting
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