Author

David Silva

Publication Date

1-1-2002

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

First Advisor

McFadden, Kathleen L.

Degree Name

B.S. (Bachelor of Science)

Department

Department of Operations Management and Information Systems

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to assess the perceptions of recent alumni on how well a curriculum that combines operations management and information systems prepared them for the workforce. To address our research question, a web-based survey was developed. Our findings seem to indicate that the more recent graduates in our department felt the most adequately prepared for both general business and technical skills. This may mean that our department is continually improving their curriculum over time. Overall, students felt at least moderately prepared for most of the specific skills we studied. Our methodology can be broadly applied to any department that combines operations management and information systems that is concerned with curriculum assessment.

Comments

Includes bibliographical references.

Extent

18 pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

Rights Statement

In Copyright

Rights Statement 2

NIU theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from Huskie Commons for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without the written permission of the authors.

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Text

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