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Student Perspective: MBA Global Residency in Turkey

January 25, 2016

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I was lucky enough to go to Istanbul a week early and leisurely soak up the historic sites, sounds and people of this massive city of 17 million before turning my focus to more academic pursuits. My first impression was surprise at the sheer size of this ancient yet modernized city. After growing up near […]

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Student Perspective: MBA Global Residency in Turkey

January 20, 2016

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I chose Turkey as my MBA global residency location because I thought it would provide a cultural experience that South Africa and Chile could not. I knew I had chosen correctly before the plane even taxied to the gate at Istanbul Atatürk Airport. As soon as my flight from Paris had touched down, half of […]

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Best Graduate Business Schools Deliver a Broader Perspective

August 3, 2015

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Business is global. Your business education should be global as well. Today’s business takes place throughout the world—with little regard to location or time zone. It is important to understand not only how to work in a distributed team but the cultural nuances of working with clients or colleagues in countries outside the U.S. The […]

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On the Road with the Mason MBA: Chile

February 5, 2015

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

January 22, 2015

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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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