The Professional Career Of An Mba Student

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Masters of Business Administration students must have the ability within them to lead as well as learn. They must also be driven individuals willing to make the sacrifices in order to achieve this endeavor of higher education. This endeavor will in turn benefit the learner in many ways, it will create an opportunity of higher earnings and potential sign on bonuses as well as allow for higher positions within a company and often creates the next CEO of a company. Many articles about the professional career of an MBA student researched whether successful students we born or made. After analysis of many articles it seems as though leaders are “born and made, 30% of leadership is heritable and 70% is developed. These estimates are consistent…show more content…
In the following article males or females did not solicit a significant result when other factors such as marital status, or socioeconomic status were held constant however, when they did a cross sectional study they found that women and blacks had lower chances of promotion which falls in line with other studies findings. The main finding of the study by Supangco was that companies mostly consider experience. Experience is essentially invaluable and can result in multiple promotions and significant pay increases. (Supangco, 2011) The Supangco study set out to better understand the world of business and the hiring processes used. The previous findings show that it is still a male dominated field but women and African Americans are starting to break down the walls. I would have liked to see a little more information on the results of professionals that had a low socioeconomic status or single status. These two categories were mentioned but never elaborated on in the results. In the article by Agnello and Hunt it was debated if a part time degree or a full time degree was more beneficial to the students, were they more successful? The authors stated “we find a part time degree is a worthwhile investment in human capital particularly if the degree is completed early in an individuals career (Agnello & Hunt, 1976).” The article goes on to say that it doesn’t seem to matter if a student goes full or part time the knowledge increases to the same level in the
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