Quality Assurance in Education: Volume 9 Issue 2


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The DBA in British universities: assessment and standards

Geoff Ruggeri‐Stevens, Jon Bareham, Tom Bourner

This article is about the assessment of the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degrees that were developed in the UK in the 1990s. The article is based on a content analysis…


Quality perceptions of MBA courses and required management competencies

Lynette Louw, Johan K. Bosch, Danie J.L. Venter

Presents the findings in respect of two research objectives, which form part of a larger research project on the status and nature of Master of Business Administration (MBA…


Integrating professional reaccreditation and quality award processes

John J. Lawrence, Byron Dangerfield

Accreditation reviews represent an important component of many educational institutions’ quality assurance systems. Integrating application for a quality award into the…

Teaching quality performance indicators – key influences on the UK universities’ scores

Lynn T. Drennan, Matthias Beck

When the first full round of teaching quality assessments (TQAs) was completed by the UK funding councils, the older universities had gained the largest percentage of the higher…


Quality assessment of continuing education short courses

Georgios Kabouridis, Dave Link

Evaluates a short course entitled: “The implementation of managerial techniques in primary and secondary schools”, which was addressed to the headmasters of the primary and…


Customers vs. products: adopting an effective approach to business students

Charles Emery, Tracy Kramer, Robert Tian

Compares the benefits and consequences of two different educational philosophies adopted by business schools: the customer‐oriented approach and the product‐oriented approach. The…

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