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Cognitive And Social Factors Affecting The Use Of Wikipedia And Information Seeking, Siyoung Chung Nov 2012

Cognitive And Social Factors Affecting The Use Of Wikipedia And Information Seeking, Siyoung Chung

Research Collection Lee Kong Chian School Of Business

Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia, is the preferred choice among resources used by college students to meet their research needs. However, Wikipedia has been criticized for its low information quality, lack of accountability, inconsistency, and vulnerability to vandalism. Despite the warnings and concerns voiced by academia, online learning tools such as Wikipedia will continue their rise as major learning resource in today's classroom. Using a sample of 184 college students, the study proposed theoretical models to test the effects of internal beliefs, motivations, and social influences on Wikipedia use and information-seeking, and further empirically tested those models. The findings ...


Entrepreneurship Education Policies In Singapore, Wee Liang Tan Jun 2012

Entrepreneurship Education Policies In Singapore, Wee Liang Tan

Research Collection Lee Kong Chian School Of Business

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Environmental Influences: Reflections On The Globalization Of Management Education, Arnoud De Meyer Apr 2012

Environmental Influences: Reflections On The Globalization Of Management Education, Arnoud De Meyer

Research Collection Lee Kong Chian School Of Business

Globalization of management education seems to have become the natural way to go for management and business schools. Almost every week one can find in the specialized press another announcement about an overseas campus, a new international partnership or a major research tie up. But announcing an international venture is easy, implementing is the challenge. The purpose of this paper is to provide some advice on how to implement globalization. This paper is based of the author's own experience with INSEAD, the University of Cambridge and Singapore Management University, as well as his observations of many other business schools ...


What Is The European Management School Model?, Howard Thomas Jan 2012

What Is The European Management School Model?, Howard Thomas

Research Collection Lee Kong Chian School Of Business

The article discusses the important role of the European Foundation of Management Development (EFMD) in positioning and influencing business schools in Europe. It highlights the effort of the organization in ensuring internationalization and corporate link to high quality management education in business schools. It also mentions the success of the European management schools in emphasizing international character and being agents in the transformation of management education.


Business Schools In Transition? Issues Of Impact, Legitimacy, Capabilities And Re-Invention, Howard Thomas, Eric Cornuel Jan 2012

Business Schools In Transition? Issues Of Impact, Legitimacy, Capabilities And Re-Invention, Howard Thomas, Eric Cornuel

Research Collection Lee Kong Chian School Of Business

The purpose of this editorial is to introduce the set of papers which comprise this issue of the journal, and to provide an interpretation of the current strategic debates about the future evolution of business school paradigms and, hence, identify possible strategic options. The papers can be categorized into three broad themes: first, the impacts and environmental influences on management education including issues of globalization, global sustainability and advances in digital and social media. Second, challenges and criticisms of management education covering issues of legitimacy, business model sustainability and the need for change in business models. Third, the re-invention of ...


A Sustainable Model For Business Schools, Howard Thomas, Kai Peters Jan 2012

A Sustainable Model For Business Schools, Howard Thomas, Kai Peters

Research Collection Lee Kong Chian School Of Business

The purpose of this paper is to provide insight into the financial models used by business schools, with a specific focus on the cost side of the model. The paper systematically looks at sources of revenue and areas of expenditure under different business school models. The paper finds that the faculty model used by many business schools, with the need to devote significant effort to generate academic publications, is very cost intensive and not efficient. The paper suggests that alternative models can be developed which would make business schools more financially sustainable. While there has been a lot of societal ...