Degree Prestige and the Academic Marketplace : A Study of Career Mobility Within the Management Discipline

@inproceedings{Bedeian2010DegreePA,
  title={Degree Prestige and the Academic Marketplace : A Study of Career Mobility Within the Management Discipline},
  author={Arthur G. Bedeian and David Eduardo Cavazos and James},
  year={2010}
}
Using data collected from a national sample of 171 PhD holders, who were awarded terminal degrees in management between 1977 and 1987, we tested four hypotheses concerning career mobility within the management discipline. We found (1) doctoral origin prestige had a direct effect on the prestige of a graduate’s initial academic appointment, (2) doctoral origin prestige interacted with perceived quality of publications such that, early in their careers, graduates of more prestigious doctoral… CONTINUE READING