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WSU Vancouver builds radically different MBA

Three years of research and meetings with local business leaders by four Washington State University Vancouver professors has produced a radically revamped MBA program built upon social issues and sustainability. For the full article, click on the following URL to the Vancouver Journal of Business at http://www.vbjusa.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1005&Itemid=25

MBA cheating documented, countered

According to a national study, the primary reason master’s of business administration (MBA) graduate students are cheating is peer influence.  Ken Butterfield, WSU associate professor of management and operations, conducted a benchmark study on ethics and cheating with colleagues from Rutgers University and Penn State. Their research concluded that 56 percent of graduate business students […]

Web conference showcases new business curriculum

VANCOUVER — Business professors at Washington State University Vancouver have developed an MBA program with curriculum designed around “stakeholder theory” and will host a web conference on the new curriculum Oct. 18. Stakeholder theory teaches that long-term business success in creating competitive advantage requires recognizing the vital interdependence between businesses and critical stakeholders such as […]