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Online Master of Business Administration (MBA) Resources

Keeping abreast of trends, opinions and ideas in business is vital to career success. This page offers a range of articles offering new perspectives and insights into everything from best practices in management to professional opportunities you might not have considered. If there’s a specific business, management or leadership topic you would like to see covered here, email us at onlinedegrees@ben.edu.

6 Reasons to Pursue an MBA Degree

Pursuing an MBA in order to advance one’s career makes sense. After all, most firms look for potential employees with not...


The Impact of Culture On International Commerce

I recall with fond memories my first business trip across the Atlantic to The Netherlands. With passport in hand I boarded a...


The Impact of Green Chemistry in Commerce With Focus On The Drive To Sustainability

One of the concepts we stress when instructing classes in either the traditional or online MBA program is the concept of...


The Importance of the Use of Financial Metrics When Pursuing an MBA

When referring to financial metrics think, earnings per share (EPS), return on investment (ROI), return on assets (ROA),...


The Immeasurable Value of Knowledge, MBA Online Spotlight: Mary Susan Murphy

Many of my peers challenged my decision to pursue my MBA. I was already a successful marketer for over 15 years holding...


The Shark or The Minnow, Employee Management of an Acquisition

If you ever had the opportunity to be at either end of an acquisition I suspect you know the various pain points as a result...


Performance, Process and Culture… The Triple Top Line

While the Triple Bottom Line is a very interesting and noble idea; like a lot of other popular concepts, the excitement for...


The MBA and Critical Thought

One may ask about the importance of critical thought. When I was pursuing my MBA (some years ago) I was challenged to...


The MBA – Why This Operations Guy Pursued One

The M.B.A., Masters in Business Administration, is one of the most popular post-secondary degrees in the United States and...


The Perils of New Year’s Resolutions

Many firms celebrate the completion of a business cycle at the end of December. On January 1st the fiscal clock rests to...


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