Association of Marketing Theory and Practice Proceedings 2011


Marketing Study Abroad Programs: Facilitating and Deterring Factors affecting Student Participation, Preliminary Findings

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Conference Proceeding

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Marketing Education/ The Dynamic Business School

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This study was undertaken to evaluate the demographic characteristics along with facilitating and deterring factors affecting undergraduate students that applied to and were selected to participate in a 2-week study abroad program to Beijing, China. Results indicate that personal supporting factors were the strongest of the encouraging factors while financial considerations were the most deterring factor considerations. A majority of the student participants received information about this study abroad opportunity from faculty members.

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