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Blair, Carrie A.; Shaver, Kelly G. – Management Teaching Review, 2019
Extrinsic and intrinsic motivations are simple concepts that our students seem to quickly understand, yet few of our students grasp the complexity of sustaining intrinsic motivation. This exercise aims to help students better understand that complexity. Students are given a two-part scenario. In Part 1, the individual motives to innovate are…
Descriptors: Motivation, Class Activities, Learning Activities, Vignettes
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David, Jannifer G. – Management Teaching Review, 2019
Although U.S. corporations rely heavily on merit pay programs to distribute pay increases to their employees, many undergraduate students, even those who have held jobs, lack exposure to merit pay programs until they take their first human resource management course. The exercise gives students an opportunity to experience how organizations make…
Descriptors: Merit Pay, Decision Making, Undergraduate Students, College Instruction
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Helens-Hart, Rose – Management Teaching Review, 2019
Traditional linear careers are being phased out in many sectors, emphasizing the need for individuals to be competent managers of their careers. Students need to understand and acquire the variety of skills and qualities of highly employable people to secure their financial and professional futures. This exercise assists students in identifying…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Professional Identity, Adjustment (to Environment)
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Wesner, Bradley S.; Smith, Ashly Bender – Management Teaching Review, 2019
Although most employers report room for negotiation in their job offers to recent graduates, fewer than half of recent graduates report attempting to negotiate. Considering that every raise employees receive throughout their career will be a percentage of their salary at the time, failure of new employees to maximize starting salary through…
Descriptors: Role Playing, Salaries, Class Activities, Business Administration Education
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McCloskey, Donna; Crowne, Kerri Anne – Management Teaching Review, 2019
This article explains an activity that can be conducted to form teams in university business classes. It allows students to actively participate in the team selection process and learn valuable human resource management skills. Students are placed in the role of hiring managers. They have to identify the skills and characteristics needed to…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Selection, Personnel Selection, Teamwork
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Holbrook, Robert L., Jr.; Chappell, David – Management Teaching Review, 2019
Motivation is a fundamental component in management and organizational behavior courses. At the same time, it can be a complicated topic for teaching and learning due to the number of popular models and theories. The activity described here is a simple and fast way to illustrate the components of two of the most important and practical motivation…
Descriptors: Motivation, Theories, Administrator Education, Class Activities
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Chauhan, Rahul S. – Management Teaching Review, 2019
In this article, I discuss the potential uses of the Department of Labor-sponsored Occupational Information Network (O*NET) in the classroom context. O*NET is a free, publicly available resource that provides an array of occupation-specific information, such as relevant tasks, knowledge, skills, abilities, and salary information. Tools such as the…
Descriptors: Occupational Information, Federal Programs, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
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Mullane, Kenneth – Management Teaching Review, 2019
Organizational behavior (OB) students often have difficulty understanding how individual-, group-, and organization-level OB concepts interact to influence employee behavior in the workplace. As a result, students may disengage from the class. Yet the simple prompt of asking students "How do you get promoted?" serves as an effective…
Descriptors: College Instruction, Undergraduate Students, Class Activities, Behavior
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Wertheim, Edward; Glick, Leonard; Larson, Barbara Zepp – Management Teaching Review, 2019
This interactive negotiation exercise was primarily developed for situations where only one or two sessions could be devoted to teaching negotiations. The exercise, which is conducted by the instructor with the whole class, involves a two-party negotiation that puts the students in the role of a board member for a nonprofit camp, negotiating with…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Persuasive Discourse, Advisory Committees, Nonprofit Organizations
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Urick, Michael J.; Sprinkle, Therese A. – Management Teaching Review, 2019
We review the film "Wonder Woman" as a teaching tool for leadership. The film illustrates transformational leadership, bases of power, and servant leadership while considering how gender plays into leadership. The approach we suggest is through a "movie club" activity in which the entire film is viewed, students are given…
Descriptors: Teacher Leadership, Films, Popular Culture, Teaching Methods
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Polin, Beth – Management Teaching Review, 2019
Students are often frustrated and confused by the study of leadership since the field cannot offer an agreed-upon definition of the construct. Students are expected to develop leadership skills without understanding what leadership actually is. The Leadership Exploration Project is a multiweek exercise that gives late undergraduate or graduate…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Teaching Methods, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
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Caza, Arran; Nelson, Eric – Management Teaching Review, 2019
Choosing appropriate instructional methodologies when designing a course is challenging. The variety of options available magnify this difficulty. For good reasons, educators may be reluctant to implement new instructional methodologies, even when they are interested in doing so. We propose a potential solution based on the findings of a recent…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Instructional Design, Learning Activities, Problem Based Learning
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Rivers, Christine; Kinchin, Ian – Management Teaching Review, 2019
Practitioners consider critical thinking skills to be vital for survival in business. Business schools should use such insight wisely by strategically embedding critical thinking skills in the curriculum at module and program levels. Practitioners even go further and say it is the one aspect that cannot be automated and probably the most valuable…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Skill Development, Teaching Methods
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Cooper, William H. – Management Teaching Review, 2019
Teaching our successors about the art of theory building can be a challenge. If you have taught a theory-building course in any of our fields, you may have experienced a common hazard: The seminar can devolve into yet another methods course when the more methodologically inclined take over, focusing the class's attention on the flaws in tests of…
Descriptors: Theories, Business Administration Education, Questioning Techniques, Teaching Methods
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Dixon, Deirdre P.; Wales, Ana Maia; Pennington, Julia R.; Calega, Shannon – Management Teaching Review, 2019
The social change model (SCM) of leadership development defines all students as potential leaders. Service acts as a powerful means for developing leadership skills within our students. After the 20th anniversary celebration by the International Leadership Association of the SCM, the authors wanted to illustrate how practice can inform research as…
Descriptors: Social Change, Leadership Training, Program Descriptions, Theory Practice Relationship
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