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Diverse Contemporary Issues Facing Business Management Education

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In today’s society, it is not only desirable but essential for a business to take on a global edge. The best way to ensure a successful future is to educate business students about global policies currently at play. Diverse Contemporary Issues Facing Business Management Education discusses the issues that are facing both large and small corporations and the students who are seeking employment there. Questioning not only what changes globalization has brought to the business world, but what ways our education system will have to change to keep up, this book is an essential reference source for business owners, educators, students, or anyone interested in the future globalization of the business market.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
  5. Foreword
  6. Preface
    1. REFERENCES
  7. Acknowledgment
  8. Chapter 1: The Evolving Business Education Environment
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE ENVIRONMENT
    4. FINAL THOUGHTS
    5. REFERENCES
    6. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  9. Chapter 2: Business Education Management Models
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AS A SOCIAL SUBSYSTEM
    4. INTEGRATED NETWORKS AND THE MANAGEMENT OF BUSINESS EDUCATION
    5. INTEGRATED NETWORKS: A SCHOOL OF BUSINESS INTERNAL PERSPECTIVE
    6. ACADEMIC NETWORK EVOLUTION INTO EDUCATION ECOSYSTEMS
    7. ACADEMIC NETWORKS AND THE MANAGEMENT OF INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL CHALLENGES
    8. CHALLENGES AND FUTURE PERSPECTIVES
    9. FINAL THOUGHTS
    10. REFERENCES
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  10. Chapter 3: Business Graduate Skills
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. COMPETENCIES NEEDED BY BUSINESS GRADUATES
    4. GENERIC COMPETENCIES REQUIRED FOR BUSINESS GRADUATES
    5. FINAL THOUGHTS
    6. REFERENCES
    7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  11. Chapter 4: Pedagogical Strategies to Develop Business Graduate Competences
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. PEDAGOGICAL STRATEGIES TO DEVELOP INDIVIDUAL COMPETENCES
    4. PEDAGOGICAL METHODS FOR DEVELOPING INTERPERSONAL COMPETENCES
    5. PEDAGOGICAL METHODS FOR DEVELOPING ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCES
    6. PEDAGOGICAL METHODS FOR DEVELOPING CONTEXTUAL COMPETENCES
    7. FINAL THOUGHTS
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  12. Chapter 5: A Balanced Approach to Education
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE ROLE OF CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT
    4. A BALANCED APPROACH TO TEACHING, RESEARCH AND CONTINUING EDUCATION
    5. EXTENSION OR CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAM
    6. FINAL THOUGHTS
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  13. Chapter 6: The Emerging Corporate University System
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. HUMAN DEVELOPMENT IN THE WORKPLACE
    4. CORPORATE UNIVERSITY: THE CONCEPT AND SCOPE
    5. THE ROLE OF CORPORATE UNIVERSITIES
    6. THE GROWTH OF CORPORATE UNIVERSITIES
    7. TYPES AND MODELS OF CORPORATE UNIVERSITIES
    8. EXAMPLES OF CORPORATE UNIVERSITIES
    9. DRIVING FORCES BEHIND THE GROWTH OF CORPORATE UNIVERSITIES
    10. DIFFERENCES BETWEEN TRADITIONAL AND CORPORATE UNIVERSITIES
    11. THE IMPACT OF CORPORATE UNIVERSITIES ON THE EDUCATION
    12. WHAT SHOULD TRADITIONAL UNIVERSITIES DO?
    13. DIVERSE CHALLENGES FACING CORPORATE UNIVERSITIES
    14. SOME QUESTIONS TO ANSWER
    15. FINAL THOUGHTS
    16. REFERENCES
    17. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  14. Chapter 7: The Evolving Knowledge Cities
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. A KNOWLEDGE CITY: THE CONCEPT AND SCOPE
    4. THE POTENTIAL BENEFITS OF KNOWLEDGE CITIES
    5. KNOWLEDGE CITIES IN THE WORLD: CASES
    6. FOUNDATION FOR KNOWLEDGE CITIES
    7. CHALLENGES FACING KNOWLEDGE CITIES
    8. EFFECTS OF KNOWLEDGE CITIES ON THE EDUCATION ENVIRONMENT
    9. PITFALLS OF KNOWLEDGE CITIES
    10. FUTURE OF KNOWLEDGE CITIES
    11. FINAL THOUGHTS
    12. REFERENCES
  15. Chapter 8: Business Management Education in Reality
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. QUALITY EDUCATION SUPPORT
    4. CAREER ORIENTED EDUCATION
    5. COMPETENCY BASED EDUCATION
    6. QUALITY TEACHERS AND STUDENTS
    7. BUSINESS EDUCATION STAKEHOLDERS AND THEIR UNDERSTANDINGS
    8. PERCEPTION OF THE QUALITY OF THE BUSINESS EDUCATION ACROSS CULTURES
    9. PERCEPTION OF QUALITY OF BUSINESS EDUCATION: SOME PERSONAL VIEWS
    10. FINAL THOUGHTS
    11. REFERENCES
    12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  16. Chapter 9: The Role of Modern Education in Improving Business Performance
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES
    4. DEFINITION AND FORMS OF THE MODERN EDUCATION SYSTEM
    5. THE BENEFITS OF THE MODERN EDUCATION SYSTEM
    6. MEASURING THE BENEFITS OF MODERN EDUCATION FOR BUSINESS
    7. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN BUSINESS PERFORMANCE AND THE MODERN EDUCATION SYSTEM
    8. FINAL THOUGHTS
    9. REFERENCES
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  17. Chapter 10: The Role of Honors Education Programs
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. WHAT IS AN HONORS EDUCATION PROGRAM?
    4. BASIC REQUIREMENTS OF AN HONORS PROGRAM
    5. GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS OF AN HONORS PROGRAM
    6. HONORS PROGRAMS: KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
    7. HONORS PROGRAM MANAGEMENT IN GENERAL
    8. CHALLENGES AND BENEFITS OF OFFERING AN HONORS PROGRAM
    9. FINAL THOUGHTS
    10. REFERENCES
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  18. Chapter 11: Teaching Business and Cyber Ethics to University Students
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. ETHICS AND PROFESSIONALISM: IS EDUCATION THE BRIDGE?
    4. TEACHING BUSINESS AND CYBER ETHICS IN ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS
    5. A COURSE ON BUSINESS AND CYBER ETHICS FOR BUSINESS AND IT STUDENTS
    6. EVALUATION OF THE ETHICS SUBJECTS
    7. FINAL THOUGHTS
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  19. Chapter 12: Business Graduate Market Value
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE SOCIAL TRENDS SHAPING THE WORLD
    4. MAJOR ECONOMIC TENDENCIES AFFECTING AND GUIDING THE NEW GENERATION OF EDUCATION CONSUMERS
    5. MOTIVATIONS FOR PURSUING GRADUATE EDUCATION: FROM EDUCATION TO EMPLOYMENT
    6. FINAL THOUGHTS
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  20. Chapter 13: Internationalization and Strategic Alliances
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. HISTORICAL RECOUNT THAT HAS ACCELERATED THE INTERNATIONAL PROCESSES OF HEIs
    4. BACKGROUND INFORMATION ON INTERNATIONALIZATION PROCESSES AT HEIs
    5. LEARNING BY DOING: HEIs AND STRATEGIC ALLIANCES
    6. INCREASINGLY MOBILITY IN A LARGELY BORDERLESS WORLD
    7. THE ROLE OF IT IN THE INTERNATIONAL PROCESS OF HEIs AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS
    8. FINAL THOUGHTS
    9. REFERENCES
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  21. Chapter 14: Successful Business Schools
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RANKING THE BUSINESS SCHOOLS: INDICATORS
    4. SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS SCHOOLS: CASE READING
    5. THE ROLE OF ACCREDITATIONS AND RANKINGS
    6. WHAT IS ACCREDITATION?
    7. HISTORY OF ACCREDITATIONS
    8. ACCREDITATION AGENCIES
    9. ACCREDITATION AND RANKING LEVELS
    10. ACCREDITATION PROCESS
    11. THE IMPORTANCE OF ACCREDITATION FOR AN ACADEMIC INSTITUTION
    12. THE PITFALLS OF ACCREDITATIONS
    13. RECOMMENDATIONS FOR HAVING SUCCESSFUL ACCREDITATION VISIT
    14. BUSINESS SCHOOL RANKING
    15. FINAL THOUGHTS
    16. REFERENCES
    17. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  22. Chapter 15: Business Education across Regions
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE BASICS OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
    4. MANAGEMENT (BUSINESS) CULTURAL OF ASPECTS OF MIDDLE EAST
    5. ISLAM AND CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING
    6. ISLAM, WORKPLACE AND WORK ETHIC
    7. DECISION-MAKING
    8. ISLAMIC FINANCE AND BANKING PHILOSOPHY
    9. FINAL THOUGHTS
    10. REFERENCES
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  23. Chapter 16: Business Management Education in African Context
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS EDUCATION IN AFRICA
    4. PEDAGOGY
    5. FINAL THOUGHTS
    6. REFERENCES
    7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  24. Chapter 17: Business School Management
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BUSINESS SCHOOL MANAGEMENT
    4. ROLE OF GOVERNMENT AND VOLUNTARY AGENCIES IN BUSINESS SCHOOL
    5. MARKET VALUE OF THE GRADUATES
    6. ROLE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
    7. CULTURE AND EDUCATION
    8. BUSINESS EDUCATION AND ETHICS
    9. FINAL THOUGHTS
    10. REFERENCES
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  25. Compilation of References
  26. About the Contributors