THE MBA: WHAT’S THE IMPACT?
Alpha & Omega Healthcare Management Consulting (UNITED STATES)
About this paper:
Appears in: ICERI2011 Proceedings
Publication year: 2011
Conference name: 4th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation
Dates: 14-16 November, 2011
Location: Madrid, Spain
Abstract:The purpose of this research was to: 1) determine the impact of MBAs on Global Businesses 2) evaluate the influence of Global Businesses on B-Schools/MBAs and vice versa 3) identify some of the market forces that are driving Global Businesses 4) identify some of the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) facing Global Businesses.
This research is important due to criticisms of Business Schools recently, some within the B-School world. The “Impact of B- Schools Committee” in 2007 was created by AACSB to examine the overall impact of B-Schools on Society.
The findings of the four e-surveys (Business, B-School, Student & Alumni) indicate a positive impact of MBA on businesses, professional life/career, and personal life. The findings of the PESTLE and SWOT analysis identified the market forces driving global businesses as it pertains to management education. The findings of the analysis indicate globalization of management education.The impact of globalization includes the need to study global business communication.
Keywords: International, Global, Businesses, MBA's, Globalization, Value, Impact, Surveys, Management, Education.