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MBA Program Reputation: Objective Rankings for Students, Employers and Program Administrators

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  • Yongil Jeon

    (Central Michigan University)

  • Stephen M. Miller

    (University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and University of Connecticut)

  • Subhash C. Ray

    (University of Connecticut)

Abstract

Widely publicized reports of fresh MBAs receiving multiple job offers with six-figure annual salaries leave a long-lasting general impression about the high quality of selected business schools. Business Week reports on a regular basis ranking of MBA programs based on subjective surveys of students and employers. This paper ranks MBA programs using objective data from three different points of view students, employers, and MBA program administrators.

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  • Yongil Jeon & Stephen M. Miller & Subhash C. Ray, 2003. "MBA Program Reputation: Objective Rankings for Students, Employers and Program Administrators," Working papers 2003-28, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:uct:uconnp:2003-28
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    1. Yongil Jeon & Stephen M. Miller & Subhash C. Ray, 2007. "MBA Program Reputation And Quantitative Rankings: New Information for Students, Employers, And Program Administrators," Working papers 2007-44, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics.
    2. repec:spr:scient:v:97:y:2013:i:2:d:10.1007_s11192-013-0986-8 is not listed on IDEAS

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    Keywords

    MBA Programs; Reputation; Ranking;

    JEL classification:

    • M00 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - General - - - General

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