For help preparing for, and support during your MBA course, The Essential MBA brings together a comprehensive overview of the main subjects taught on MBA and business and management programs in one book.

Each chapter is written by a specialized contributor and offers students a helpful introduction to each topic of study, including: Useful sections on research methods and study skills; Further reading recommendations and questions for reflection; A critical perspective of the subject matter; discussions of the underlying assumptions of mainstream theories; and reviews of alternative approaches.

Covering many key areas of management, this text is an invaluable guide for MBA students, as well as offering a useful introduction for undergraduate and graduate students of business and management and practitioners interested in reflecting how some areas of current thinking relate to their own experience and practice.

Study Skills

Study skills
SusanMiller, Hull University Business School

You will be introduced to various learning and teaching approaches on the MBA. These may include lectures, seminars, tutorials, study groups, and on-line learning. Whichever methods are employed, you will need a variety of skills in order to study and successfully complete your programme. These include information searching and being able to critically analyze the material you read, note-taking, referencing, writing assignments, taking examinations, making presentations, working in groups, and making use of e-learning resources. These are concerned with undertaking ...

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