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Business School Rankings: Rankings Bibliography

A selective guide to rankings of graduate and undergraduate business degree programs in the U.S. and abroad. Mainly covers rankings by Business Week, the Economist, the Financial Times, US News and Forbes.

B-school Ranking Bibiography

 Journal Articles about Business School Rankings

Baden-Fuller, Charles, and Fabiola Ravazzolo. "Making and Measuring Reputations." Long range Planning 33 (2000): 621. 

Bloom, Paul N., and Lisa R. Szykman. "How Comparative Product Information Affects Consumers and Competition: The Effects of the Business Week and US. News & World Report Ratings." Advances in Consumer Research 25 (1998): 433-9. 

Dichev, Ilia D. "How Good are Business School Rankings?" Journal of Business 72 (1999): 201-13. 

Fee, C. Edward, Charles J. Hadlock, and Joshua R. Pierce. "Business School Rankings and Business School Deans: A Study of Nonprofit Governance." Financial Management 34 (2000): 143-66. 

Gioia, Dennis A. and Corley, Kevin G. “Being Good Versus Looking good: Business School Rankings and the Cirean Transformation From Substance to Image.” Academy of Management Learning and Education 1 (2002): 107-120.

Halperin, Michael, Robert Hebert, and Edward Lusk. "Comparing the Rankings of MBA Curricula: Do Methodologies Matter?" Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship 14, no.1, 2009: 47-62.

Holbrook, Morris B. “Gratitudes and Latitudes in M.B.A Attitudes: Customer Orientation and the Business Week Poll.” Marketing Letters 4 (1993): 267-278.

Holbrook, Morris B. "Gratitude in Graduate MBA Attitudes: Re-Examining the Business Week Poll." Journal of Education for Business 80 (2004): 25-8.

Martins, Luis L. "A Model of the Effects of Reputational Rankings on Organizational Change." Organization Science 16 (2005): 701-20. 

Rindova, Violina P., et al. "Being Good Or being Known: An Empirical Examination of the Dimensions, Antecedents, and Consequences of Organizational Reputation." Academyof Management Journal 48 (2005): 1033-49. 

Siemens, Jennifer Christie, et al. "An Examination of the Relationship between Research Productivity in Prestigious Business Journals and Popular Press Business School Rankings." Journal of Business Research 58 (2005): 467-76. 

Tracy, Joseph, and Joel Waldfogel. "The Best Business Schools: A Market-Based Approach." Journal of Business 70 (1997): 1. 

Trieschmann, James S., et al. "Serving Constituencies in Business Schools: M.B.A. Program Versus Research Performance." Academy of Management Journal 43 (2000): 1130-41. 

Zell,Deone. "The Market-Driven Business School: Has the Pendulum Swung Too Far?" Journal of Management Inquiry 10 (2001): 324.


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