February 25, 2015

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MBA Degrees Equal MBA Jobs

Globally, the demand for MBA program graduates is increasing. Most companies prefer MBA graduates compared to any other business master’s degree holder resulting in a wealth of MBA job opportunities. Based on the GMAC 2014 Survey report, 80% of companies worldwide plan to hire candidates with MBA degrees, compared to 73% in 2013. Moreover, the […]

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February 9, 2015

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MBA Professor Named One of the 30 Most Influential Industrial and Organizational Psychologists Alive

Effective management is not only about understanding operations—it also has a lot to do with understanding people, which is why management and psychology go hand-in-hand. Richard Klimoski, professor of psychology and management and area chair of management at George Mason University’s School of Business, knows this all too well. Klimoski has made so much progress […]

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February 5, 2015

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On the Road with the Mason MBA: Chile

This January, 28 students, along with Professors Nirup Menon and Massood Yahya-Zadeh, spent eight days in Chile on the international residency that is the culmination of the Mason MBA experience. Central to these week-long residencies are the site visits with leading regional firms and executives. The visits provide not only first-hand insight into business practices […]

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January 28, 2015

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Six Reasons a Part-Time MBA Isn’t Right for You

Universities generally offer MBA programs as both part-time MBA or a full-time MBA programs. But with changing market demands, MBA programs have begun to take new shape and new names. Sometimes called a traditional MBA, evening MBA, or professional MBA, these programs are variations on the historic full-time MBA and part-time MBA offerings. It’s important […]

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January 22, 2015

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On the Road with the Mason MBA: A Day in South Africa

This January, eighteen Mason MBA students traveled to South Africa for the week-long global immersion that is the culmination of MBA 795 Global Business Perspectives. Accompanied by Professors J.K. Aier and Jessica Hoppner, the students spent time on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and met with global companies doing business in South Africa (Accenture, Ernst & […]

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