A description of the perceptions of human resources professionals regarding MBA degrees from for-profit and traditional universities in terms of Rogers' Diffusion of Innovations theory
by Lamer, Maryann, Ph.D., OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY, 2007, 131 pages; 3297503


The dissertation addressed Human Resources professionals' perceptions of online MBA degrees from for-profit universities and those from traditional universities. It further examined relationships of those perceptions of demographic variables and ground those relationships in the theoretical framework of innovation diffusion theory.

AdviserLynna J. Ausburn
SourceDAI/A 69-02, Jun 2008
Source TypeDissertation
SubjectsBusiness education; Higher education
Publication Number3297503
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