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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)




Drawing students from an international audience, some higher education institutions are educating global leaders through business school programs. This is an instrumental case study of one such program€”the Global Masters of Business Administration (Global MBA) at Korea University Business School. This dissertation analyzed interviews, onsite observations, and documents with the concepts of globalisms and cosmopolitanism as a framework. the findings uncovered programmatic features designed to educate global leaders and participant considerations of global leader characteristics. the conclusion situated these considerations and findings within existing leadership theory and placed the case as an example of shared cosmopolitanism and global leader education standards.

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