Development of MBA education in China: opportunities and challenges for western universities

Zhou, Peng (2003) Development of MBA education in China: opportunities and challenges for western universities. Business Research Papers of Faculty of Business, 11 (1). pp. 44-73. ISSN 1446-1323

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China’s embrace of the market economy has created a growing demand for business education, in particular for MBA programs. This paper first reviews development of MBA education in China as a basis for then discussing problems with current Chinese MBA teaching. Next, suggestions of how to solve these problems are presented. Finally, opportunities and challenges for Western universities to participate in China’s MBA education are addressed.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Author retains copyright.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - Department of Management and Organisational Behaviour
Date Deposited: 14 Feb 2010 08:53
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2013 05:54
Uncontrolled Keywords: MBA, China, management education, instruction method, learning style, Confucian culture
Fields of Research : 13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130103 Higher Education
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150399 Business and Management not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9399 Other Education and Training > 939999 Education and Training not elsewhere classified

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