An Examination of the Chinese Students’ Expectations and Their Fulfillments of These Expectations in U.S. Business Schools

Chiang-nan Chao, Niall Hegarty, John Angelidis, Victor F. Lu


This study explores whether or not Chinese students have fulfilled their expectations while studying at American universities, so to gain a better understanding of Chinese students’ expectations and consequently their fulfillments of their expectations. The results indicate that business education in America helps Chinese students fulfill their expectations and prepare them for becoming leaders in the future. The business educators can gain a better understanding of this population, therefore, provide a better service. This study offers not only an informational glimpse of how American business education helps young Chinese students, but also the potential impact on the emerging markets.

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International Research in Higher Education  ISSN 2380-9183 (Print)  ISSN 2380-9205 (Online)

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