Perceptions of potential postgraduate Greek business students towards UK universities, brand and brand reputation
Priporas, Constantinos-Vasilios and Kamenidou, Irene (2011) Perceptions of potential postgraduate Greek business students towards UK universities, brand and brand reputation. Journal of Brand Management, 18 (4/5). pp. 264-273. ISSN 1350-231X
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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/bm.2010.40
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The purpose of this study is to explore the importance of UK business schools' brand reputation as a criterion of choice for postgraduate studies by Greek university students. The research was exploratory in nature and data was collected by carrying out semi-structured in-depth interviews with 27 students. Respondents identified the name as a major brand component, although the 'International recognition of the B-school', 'University's brand name', 'Survey rankings', 'Accreditation' and 'High graduation job and career prospects' were the most important elements of the B-schools' brand reputation. It seems that home university professors might also play role in the formation of the recommended foreign B-schools' brand reputation. This study offers empirical findings from university branding, where studies are limited, and partially confirms the findings and conclusions of earlier studies in the field.
|Research Areas:||A. Middlesex University Schools and Centres > Business School > Marketing, Branding and Tourism|
A. Middlesex University Schools and Centres > Business School > International Management and Innovation
A. Middlesex University Schools and Centres > Business School > Strategic Marketing, Consumer Behaviour and Branding/Identity group
|Deposited On:||25 Sep 2012 07:34|
|Last Modified:||19 Feb 2015 14:43|
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