Welcome to the Journal of Business Administration Online. We have
been on the job for over two years now. The work continues to be
both overwhelming and fun. As always, the latest issue presents
quite a mixed bag of topics. This eclectic content is a direct reflection
of the varied interests of today’s business educators and
practitioners, and we continue to welcome manuscripts on such varied
We decided to try something new in this issue of JBAO. In an effort
to provide the reader with more in-depth coverage on a specific
area of interest, we have incorporated a “Special Section”.
This issue’s special section is devoted to pedagogy. The manuscripts
present some of the most current research in this area, and we are
pleased and proud to offer them for your consideration and reflection.
For the future, we hope to include a “Special Section”
in all of our upcoming publications. If you have a topic that you
would like to appear in JBAO, send us your ideas.
I would like to thank my co-editor, the authors, and especially
the JBAO reviewers for all their assistance in this endeavor. I
appreciate feedback—both positive and negative—on the
editorial process and ideas on improving it, so please send in your
comments. I would also like to thank the members of my school and
department who have provided both formal and informal support over
The editorial mission of JBAO is to publish empirical and theoretical
manuscripts which advance the discipline of business and educational,
and applied and pedagogic papers of interest to educators and practitioners.
We always welcome high quality manuscripts, and encourage all of
you to make contributions to our future issues.
Editor - JBAO