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Byrne, Alyson; Crossan, Mary; Seijts, Gerard – Journal of Management Education, 2018
Business schools strive to develop leadership excellence in their students. In this essay, we suggest that educators should find ways to help students develop and deepen leader character, a fundamental component of exemplary leadership. Frequently, business school students have preconceived ideas of leadership, often neglecting leader character.…
Descriptors: Leadership, Personality Traits, Learning Strategies, Leadership Effectiveness
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Ainsworth, Judith – Journal of Management Education, 2016
We studied group and individual co-regulatory and self-regulatory strategies of self-managed student project teams using data from intragroup peer evaluations and a postproject survey. We found that high team performers shared their research and knowledge with others, collaborated to advise and give constructive criticism, and demonstrated moral…
Descriptors: Student Projects, Student Leadership, Teamwork, Low Achievement
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Foster, Jason; Helms Mills, Jean; Mills, Albert J. – Journal of Management Education, 2014
Textbooks are an important element in teaching management in higher education because of their assumed ability to disseminate key theories and debates in a seemingly objective fashion. However, a number of studies have questioned not only the scientific character of the textbook but also of management theory itself. More recent studies suggest…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Textbook Content, United States History, Politics of Education
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Yue, Anthony R. – Journal of Management Education, 2011
Reflecting on the personal experience of teaching human resource management in the Canadian Arctic, the author explores the utility of an existentialist approach to pedagogy. The author outlines select aspects of existentialism that are pertinent to the teaching and discusses the implications of using reflexive existential thought as guidance in a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Indigenous Populations, Philosophy
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Jolly, Freddy; Whiteman, Gail; Atkinson, Miriam; Radu, Ioana – Journal of Management Education, 2011
Educational approaches addressing environmental sustainability are of growing interest to management educators. The James Bay Cree in Canada offer a novel and ecologically embedded approach to management education as an inspiring template for integrating a deep sense-of-place within management education. The authors describe the Cree approach as…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Sustainability, Foreign Countries, Management Development
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Hannah, David R.; Venkatachary, Ranga – Journal of Management Education, 2010
In this article, the authors present a retrospective analysis of an instructor's multiyear redesign of a course on organization theory into what is called a hybrid Classroom-as-Organization model. It is suggested that this new course design served to apprentice students to function in quasi-real organizational structures. The authors further argue…
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Development, Class Activities, Learning Activities
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Simpson, Ruth; Sturges, Jane; Woods, Adrian; Altman, Yochanan – Journal of Management Education, 2005
Against the background of an earlier study, this article presents the findings of a Canadian-based survey of career benefits from the MBA. Results indicate first that gender and age interact to influence perceptions of career outcomes and second that both men and women gain intrinsic benefits from the MBA. However, intrinsic benefits vary by…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Age Differences, Foreign Countries, Masters Degrees
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Latham, Gary; Latham, Soosan D.; Whyte, Glen – Journal of Management Education, 2004
Many full-time MBA programs limit their effectiveness by clinging to functionalism. At best, they have made incremental changes to meet the market demand for MBA graduates. These changes, in most cases, have failed to integrate the various functional facets of complex business challenges. For insights into how to do so, many business schools need…
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Business Administration, Educational Principles, Educational History