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Title: A voyage of discovery or a fast track to success: Men, Women and the MBA
Authors: Simpson, R
Keywords: MBA; gender; career benefits; career barriers
Issue Date: 2000
Publisher: Emerald
Citation: Journal of Management Development. 19 (9) 764-782
Abstract: This paper presents and discusses results of a research project on the personal and career benefits of the MBA. These results suggest women value the experience of doing the course and that this gives them greater >intrinsic= benefits of enhanced confidence and self worth. Men gain greater >extrinsic= benefits of enhanced pay and status and place a greater emphasis on the credential value of the MBA. However, the MBA has less of a transforming effect on how they see themselves and their organisations.
ISSN: 0262-1711
Appears in Collections:Business and Management
Brunel Business School Research Papers

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