Which MBA?: A Critical Guide to the World's Best Programs

Which MBA?: A Critical Guide to the World's Best Programs

by George Bickerstaffe

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780273631286
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 11/28/1997
Edition description: 9TH
Pages: 512
Product dimensions: 6.62(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.13(d)

Table of Contents

List of boxes and tables ix(2)
Acknowledgements xi(2)
Preface xiii
Chapter 1 What is an MBA?
1(12)
How it started
1(2)
Differences in style
3(5)
How students rate their programmes
8(5)
Chapter 2 Why take an MBA?
13(6)
Being realistic about the MBA
13(2)
Where experience counts
15(1)
What the future holds
16(3)
Chapter 3 Choosing a programme
19(8)
The vital subjects
19(3)
Variations on a theme
22(1)
Check the quality
23(1)
The final choice
24(3)
Chapter 4 The diverse ways of gaining an MBA
27(10)
Full-time programmes
27(3)
Part-time and other programmes
30(7)
Chapter 5 Choosing the right school
37(14)
Why aim for the top?
37(1)
The top ten criteria
38(13)
Chapter 6 Getting into the school of your choice
51(12)
Anatomy of the admissions office
52(1)
Application without tears
52(3)
GMAT and TOEFL
55(8)
Chapter 7 Getting a better job
63(10)
The careers service contribution
63(4)
What the employers want
67(2)
How the job search works
69(4)
Chapter 8 Financing an MBA
73(8)
Optimising the ratios
73(1)
Finding the money
74(7)
Chapter 9 The MBA experience
81(10)
The case method
82(1)
Projects and groups
83(1)
Measuring success
84(1)
The student profile
85(3)
The social dimension
88(3)
Chapter 10 A final word
91(6)
Directory 97(8)
Introduction and methodology 99(6)
UK schools 105(18)
List of schools 109(2)
Regional introduction 111(3)
Directory 114(96)
Tables
210(13)
European schools excluding UK 223(80)
List of schools 225(2)
Regional introduction 227(4)
Directory 231(62)
Tables
293(10)
North American schools 303(156)
List of schools 305(2)
Regional introduction 307(4)
Directory 311(134)
Tables
445(14)
Schools in rest of world 459(52)
List of schools 460(1)
Regional introduction 461(2)
Directory 463(41)
Tables
504(7)
Index of advertisers 511

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