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A business school is a university-level institution or faculties, colleges, or departments within the university, that teach predominantly business courses that confers degrees in business administration or management.

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Can you share you got a Major Revision on LinkedIn?

I recently got my first Major Revision and I would like to share the good news, but I'm not sure if there is a non spoken rule that you shouldn't be publicly sharing that info during the review ...
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Is it possible to leave the US yet stay connected to US Academia (collaborations, journals, conferences, etc.)?

I'm an international student finishing a PhD in Business in the US. I have attended the major conferences in my field regularly and would love to continue doing so. My top choice outside of the US is ...
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Data Science undergrad degree from business school isn't what I expected to be [closed]

I chose a data science undergrad degree in the best-ranked business university in Peru (where I live). I've always been very interested in math and in programming so I thought I made a great decision. ...
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The UTD Top 100 Business School Research Rankings

I am planning to apply for a Ph.D. in management, and I am using The UTD Top 100 Business School Research Rankings to create my university list ( I only selected the journals related to my field). I ...
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Quitting a PhD program for another PhD in Business

I am currently a Ph.D. student of business at University X. Although my professor is great and well-known in the field, their offer was explodable and I had no time to think about it and wait for my ...
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Leaving a TT job then re-entering academia: Area of business and management

"My question is whether I will be able to find an academic job after leaving a Tenure-Track position, with about 1 year gap" I am currently in a situation to leave my assistant prof position ...
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Why are so many working papers "killed/buried" in Finance/Economics?

My training is in another discipline but my work has brought me to the finance/fin-econ literature. Recently, I came across a line of work (regarding Executive Compensation) where most of the authors ...
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Can I do a PhD in Management with an MBA and without a Bachelor's degree? [closed]

I have dropped out from my Bachelor's studies in Aerospace Engineering after succesfuly completing 1st year. Then I worked in Marketing, until I became Marketing Director of my company. I have ...
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Difference in business school pay across developed countries

Why is the pay for tenure-track faculty at business schools in developed countries other than the US substantially lower than (and often only a fraction of) their US counterpart (with the exceptions ...
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What master's degree is recommended to study at a university for establishing a start-up? [closed]

I studied for 3 years computer science at a relatively good university, and at the same time I have several years of experience with broad and deep knowledge in many fields on the subject. I am a ...
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Is it it bad to become a part-time student in my 4th year and do a 5th year in my undergrad if i plan on applying for grad school? [duplicate]

I'm currently a 4th-year student at a university in Ontario, Canada. Due to covid starting last year, I realized I wanted to pursue a master's after my undergrad and planned out the courses I would ...
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How can I improve undergraduate students' writing skills?

The fact: my students write badly. The source of the problem is, most likely, low quality primary and secondary education, with little emphasis on essays. Long term solutions are beyond the scope of ...
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Interrogated for cheating based on discrimination a potential lawsuit? [closed]

I have been taking a couple online classes. I also had a baby a week before the classes started. It has been an incredibly stressful 10 weeks. Anyway, I had a project I had to complete for a business ...
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Can I get admitted to a master's program at top European university with an average GPA?

I study business economics, and I would like to study abroad in Denmark, precisely in Aarhus. I've already talked with the staff via email, and despite the fact that they are a top university in ...
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What are your criteria for evaluating potential PhD students?

A more complete description of the question As the question suggests, I'm wondering if anyone could share the criteria as well as maybe heuristics or questions they use for deciding whether to take on ...
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What are the benefits of an MBA to someone with a Computer Science degree?

I know this is relative to a person's unique situation or career objectives, but generally speaking, what can a Master's in Business administration do for a computer scientist? The reason I ask is ...
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Am I too old to do an MS in Finance?

I want to do a Masters in Finance. I am from India. I am 30 years old. I have seen that most people in masters programs in finance are less than 25 year old. I also don't have much in terms of ...
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Is it possible to do two PhD's in the same field one after another? [duplicate]

I am PhD student in an area of business in India. I am dissatisfied with the coursework and research guidance available at my university and feel that I won't be a very good PhD post completion of ...
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Channels for applying for faculty positions

I am a postdoc in engineering at a large US university and am planning on applying for tenure-track faculty positions this fall. I understand that the nature of applying for TT faculty positions ...
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Is it a good idea to apply for PhD in Econ before finishing my Msc in Economics first?

Ok so I am currently pursuing a Msc in Economics with a research distinction in Norway. I just finished my first year of studies and my grades are competitive. All A's except of a B. I have 2 more ...
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Letter of Recommendation for Business Analystics from Satisfied Client

I'm looking at MSBA programs in the United States and have the two recommended academic references lined, but should get a third reference slot open. Between my previous jobs I worked freelance and ...
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Marie Curie early researcher (ITN) PhD in management at average ranked business school versus regular PhD at a strong brand name

I have been offered a Marie Curie Fellowship as a PhD researcher. That means I would be employed by the business school to carry out 3 years of a PhD project approved by European Commission. I would ...
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Is it unheard of to pursue writing a relevant master's thesis while enrolled in a capstone-project based masters program?

I am currently enrolled in a capstone project based maters program (in Analytics, from a business school) openly geared towards developing practical industry specific skills for its students. However,...
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Could writing a survey of the state-of-the-art in my field compensate for my lack of publications?

I am applying to graduate school for a Ph.D. program in the field of business and management. The professor I want to work with endorsed my application, but warned that getting admitted might be ...
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Something similar to MBA, but with support?

If someone can't afford to go to school for an MBA, but wants to train to be a manager, is there some compatible Master's, which has a reasonable level of support (teaching assistantships)?
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How to reference data someone told me in person?

As a part of one of the graduate course I am taking, I need to develop a business plan for a coffee shop startup. I have chosen a office building as the location of the shop. I want to provide some ...
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Can an applicant with undergrad degree from a school that is poorly regarded be seriously considered for admission to PhD at a top business school?

Background: I did not go to college after high school straight away. When I was finally ready (at 26), I enrolled at the infamous University of Phoenix and got to it. This was during the time ...
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where the term of startup came from? [closed]

I am finding literature about the term startup came from, which is referring to budding company. However, the info is scarce. Can anyone suggest to me, what the best website to find for terminology/...
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How to find PhD co-supervisor?

I am looking for a co-supervisor to assist me during my research journey based on online / remote supervision. Does anyone knows how I can make an ad or search for such a thing? I would prefer to ...
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3.65 GPA, 1 D on Undergraduate Transcript; MBA in Top 10 [duplicate]

Looking to apply to a top 10 MBA program in a few years. Currently finishing up my undergraduate degree at a top 20 national university. I have a 3.65 GPA, majoring in Computer Science, and have a ...
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Job Market paper: what are the criteria? [closed]

I am going to apply for a Post-Doc position, in Business Economics. One of the required application documents is a "job market paper". I have searched about what a job market paper is and specially ...
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Why are degrees in Business Administration (and similar) considered Science?

Why do people studying e.g. Business Administration (or similar) receive BSc or MSc degrees? Those guys don't rely on the scientific method even if they may use some mathematical or scientific tools ...
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Is it possible to apply graduate program in a different major? [duplicate]

I'm a business student and I'm really fond of computer science and engineering. Is it possible to apply for cs major in computer science? If not, is it possible to apply for MaSc in Master of Business ...
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How important are GRE Quant scores for a PhD applicant for B-schools?

I will be applying for a PhD in Management and Business in non-Math / economics related topics. I have been out of touch with calculus for a few decades and while I am studying hard, I am not sure ...
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Is doing Ph.D from a US university regarded as an absolute advantage in future career for international students?

According to the UTD Top 100 Business School Research Ranking, there are some Asian (Hong Kongese) universities that rank higher than many US and Canadian universities. What are important factors to ...
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Is there any difference between DBA (Doctor of Business Administration) and Ph.D in a Business major?And which is better for future researchers?

What is the main difference between DBA and Ph.D in a business major in terms of course works, study, area of specialization? How these programs relate to future career individually? Does DBA has the ...
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How will an online MBA be perceived in applications for a faculty position in economics and accounting?

I recently retired and want to get back into pursuing higher education. I am happily married and live in Los Angeles. So, I am somewhat geographically constrained concerning my choice of MBA ...
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Am I less likely to get into a masters in finance or economics with a bachelors in business administration than I would with a bachelors in finance?

I had always thought I have going for a bachelors in finance, but it turns out I am getting a bachelors in business administration with concentrations in finance & applied analytics. I plan on ...
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Emphasizing previous sales skill in finance PhD application?

It seems a rather odd thing to emphasize, but I thought my past experience as a broker could be turned into a positive rather than a moot point. Do PhD admissions committees take into account soft ...
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How can an individual stop the university's standards and quality from deteriorating?

The business school I am currently at faces a very difficult situation. After a scandal involving fraud around the president a few years ago, in combination probably with fallout from the financial ...
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Is it possible to study an MBA as a Bachelor in Computer Science?

I am finishing my degree this year and I am interested in an MBA. However I have some questions. First: Will I need to retake courses in order to be able to study an MBA as a Computer Scientist? ...
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How to calculate total GMAT score?

The maximum possible score is 800. Divided by sections: AWA: maximum is 6 (from 0 to 6); Integrated reasoning: maximum is 8 (from 1 to 8); Math: maximum is 60; Verbal: maximum is 60. If to ...
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Why is there less funding or scholarship opportunity for business students compared to other background students?

If one compares the funding state between the business background students and the science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) background students in university, one will surely see much difference ...
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What is the difference between MBA and Masters in a business subject, and which is better for a future researcher?

What is the difference between MBA and Masters in a specific subject of Business studies like, master in Management? What will be a better option for one if he intends to be a researcher in future? ...
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Why do top universities prefer candidates with work experience for their MBA programmes?

Most top univerities in the world prefer candidates with work experience for their MBA programmes.Why so?
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What level of computer skills should a university instructor expect students in a business class to have?

This question has been bothering me for some time as I had to fail a student as you'll see later on. I am hoping that another SE member has seen a student or may have even been a student like this. ...
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Jumping from an ABA to an MBA?

So, when I did my undergrad degrees in computer science (BA) and creative writing (BFA), I spent the whole time thinking "I'm going to be going into industry. I should take business classes." But ...
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How is the training for MS students different from MBA students?

How do universities train MBA students differently from MS students? Statistics and quantitative reasoning are vital parts of the MBA as analytics have become crucial to many aspects of business. In ...
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Behavioral finance PhD multi-departmental, which field to apply to?

I am interested in behavioral finance, but could tackle it from various perspectives. I assume that it would be easier to enter through some departments than others, and shouldn’t matter much in the ...
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How can I study PhD in business after masters in physics?

I got master in Physics and now I am thinking to continue for PhD in marketing, business or Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Is it possible to switch for Phd? How can I do that and how should I ...
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