An international comparison of management's use of quantitative techniques, and the implications for MBA teaching
UNSPECIFIED. (1997) An international comparison of management's use of quantitative techniques, and the implications for MBA teaching. MANAGEMENT LEARNING, 28 (2). pp. 217-233. ISSN 1350-5076Full text not available from this repository.
In order to assess the extent to which managers use a range of statistical techniques, an identical survey was undertaken among over 1200 MBA graduates in the United Kingdom, South Africa, and New Zealand. The managers in all three countries held similar perceptions about the benefits and hindrances of applying the particular quantitative techniques mentioned, and these are detailed in the paper. Although the overall awareness of basic techniques was disappointingly low, the research indicates that most managers saw a positive role for quantitative techniques in their work. Clear implications for the design and teaching of the quantitative component in MBA courses can be drawn from the study.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management|
|Journal or Publication Title:||MANAGEMENT LEARNING|
|Publisher:||SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC|
|Number of Pages:||17|
|Page Range:||pp. 217-233|
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