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International Journal of Management in Education


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International Journal of Management in Education (14 papers in press)


Regular Issues


  • Determinants of internship satisfaction in management education students
    by Deepika Dabke 
  • Parents' perception of dimensions of quality K-12 schools in Bangkok, Thailand
    by Mohammad Noman, Amrita Kaur 
  • The influence of sustainability on students' perceived image and trust towards university
    by Mehran Nejati, Mostafa Nejati, Azadeh Shafaei 
  • Social value creation and the role of business schools
    by Mee-Shew Cheung, Ravi Chinta, Hasan Faruq 
  • A success story in a partnership programmme for entrepreneurship education: outlook of students perceptions towards entrepreneurship
    by Luísa Carvalho, Teresa Costa, Pedro Mares 
  • Student engagement: the role of social influence and locus of control
    by Tito L.H. Grillo, Cláudio Damacena 
  • Individual and school-level determinants of teacher change beliefs: a study in Malaysian high performing secondary school
    by Tai Mei Kin, Omar Abdull Kareem 
  • Organizational level antecedents of learning organizations for Indian higher educational institutes: An exploratory study   Order a copy of this article
    by Saniya Chawla, Usha Lenka 
    Abstract: The new economy is a knowledge-based economy marked by rapid globalization, tough challenges, and competitive pressure. This economy not only offers threats but also provides certain opportunities. In order to have a sustainable business, organizations are taking initiatives to adopt new ways of working. The same holds true for educational institutes as well. There is a need for educational institutes to discard old ways of teaching and learning practices and shift their focus towards action learning techniques to foster continuous learning and to transform them as learning organizations. The aim of this paper is to formulate the items of organizational level antecedents of learning organization and test them in Indian higher educational institutes to know if those practices are being followed by them.
    Keywords: learning organizations, total quality management, supportive learning culture, item formulation, and Indian higher educational institutes.
  • Examining the Link among Cross-Cultural Adaptation, Academic Satisfaction, and Word of Mouth in the Context of International Postgraduate Students in Malaysia   Order a copy of this article
    by Azadeh Shafaei, Nordin Abd Razak 
    Abstract: This study was carried out to identify the outcomes of international postgraduate students adaptation in a public university in Malaysia. A quantitative research approach was employed using online survey to get insights from international postgraduate students enrolled in a Master or PhD level programme in a Malaysian public university. Simple random sampling procedure was applied to select the samples of the study. Overall, 206 international postgraduate students responded the questionnaire. The results confirmed the nexus among cross-cultural adaptation, academic satisfaction, and word of mouth in the context of international postgraduate students in Malaysia. Consequently, practical and managerial implications were presented.
    Keywords: Cross-cultural adaptation, academic satisfaction, word of mouth, education internationalisation, management in education
    by Karan Sukhija, Manish Jindal, Naveen Aggarwal 
    Abstract: In a nutshell, data mining excerpts the information from an enormous data provisions in a various assorted databases. It is also recognized as Knowledge Discovery in Databases KDD. It is a procedure of semi automatically examining huge amount of databases to discover valuable patterns and attempts to determine directions and patterns from data. This manuscript has threefold objective. Primarily, it helps in understanding data mining process and numerous data mining techniques that helps in the removal of concealed patterns. Furthermore, it brings in light the numerous tendencies of data mining. Numerous fields amended data mining technology for easy access of valuable information and quicker reclamation of data. Data mining application area comprises marketing, telecommunication, and deception finding, funding, medicinal education area and so on. Moreover, it emphases on educational data mining that is related to emerging techniques to explore the distinguished data gained from educational settings and consequences in dropping the intricacy of numerous data mining tools used by educationalists.
    Keywords: data mining, data mining techniques, data mining application, knowledge discovery database, knowledge management, Educational data mining
  • Teaching Business Ethics to Chinese Undergraduate Students: Using the Hunt-Vitell Experiential Learning Model   Order a copy of this article
    by Chen-Yu Feng, David Schein, Wei Song, Roger Collins 
    Abstract: Whereas Western literature on the teaching of business ethics is extensively developed, research of the subject in a non-Western setting is somewhat limited. This study investigated the possible impact of the teaching of business ethics on the cognitive competence and decision-making processes of Chinese business undergraduate students by using the Hunt-Vitell experiential learning model. A university in the northern region of the Peoples Republic of China was selected and a qualitative study, comprising both observation and in-depth, semi-structured interviews, was undertaken. The findings revealed that taking a business ethics course could have a significant effect on students cognitive development, but little impact on their ethical decision-making process. The study identified an inconsistency between the students comprehension of ethical principles and their application. Their behaviour when confronted with an ethical dilemma or situation was not consistent with the ethical theories they indicated could apply. The theoretical and the practical implications and the limitations of the study are noted. Directions for future study in this area are suggested.
    Keywords: Keywords: The Hunt-Vitell Model, teaching of business ethics, Chinese undergraduate students, cognitive competence, ethical decision-making
  • Adapting Social Enterprise to Improve Education Quality: Key Findings at One Bangkok Metropolitan Administration School   Order a copy of this article
    by Kongkiti Phusavat, Kurniadi Setiono, Urszula Skurzynska-Sikora, Achmad Nizar Hidayanto, David Delahunty 
    Abstract: This study focuses on the roadblocks in adapting the concept of social enterprise to strengthen teaching and learning at the upper secondary school level for Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) This examination is part of the ongoing reforms in education in Thailand. One of the reforms aims to increase the level of curriculum flexibility and openness to external participation from entities such as private firms and non-governmental organizations. One specific school is extensively examined through interviews with the school director, instructor and students. The overall findings from the study highlight the possibility to involve the private sector in adapting the social enterprise concept in order to enhance educational quality. Specific examples for improvement interventions are demonstrated.
    Keywords: social enterprise, project-based learning, and educational reform
  • Universal-Diverse Orientation of Business, Education, and Social Work students in a northeastern comprehensive university   Order a copy of this article
    by Hermeet Kohli, Flynn Ross, Amarpreet Kohli, Cheng Peng 
    Abstract: Purpose of this interdisciplinary research was to measure the level of multicultural awareness, sensitivity to, and understanding of difference, and intercultural competence when working in diverse environments in the undergraduate and graduate Business, Education and Human Development, and Social Work students using the UDO (MGUD-S Survey). Convenient purposive sampling was utilized to invite students enrolled in these three schools to participate in web based descriptive survey research. Students in Social Work had the greatest UDO, followed by students in Education and Human Development, and the Business students. Interdisciplinary differences in context of variables such as degree, number of prior diversity courses, exposure to diverse cultures, gender, spirituality, and political affiliation, are discussed, along with recommendations for education and practice.
    Keywords: business, cultural competence, difference, diversity curriculum, education and human development, graduate, interdisciplinary, social work, UDO (Universal-Diverse Orientation), undergraduate
  • Data mining applications with the admission data of adult learners in higher education A pilot study   Order a copy of this article
    by Sylvia Chong, Mabelene Mak, Wai Mun Loh 
    Abstract: Admission offices are inundated with information from a variety of data sources and applications. This includes admission data such as student profiles and demographics as well as academic and professional experiences. The paper outlines a pilot study that uses data mining applications with the admission data of adult learners in a Singapore university. The application methodology has a sequence of four phases that leads to the building of relevant data mining models. The analysis of the admission data is used to determine the best-fit model to predict applicants academic performance. From the evaluation and validation of the different predictive models, the CHAID decision tree is selected as the predictive model. With this model, the probability of academic performance is computed for incoming and existing students by tracing the decision tree.
    Keywords: Higher Education, adult learners, Data mining, analytics