ERIC Number: EJ1135921
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Abstractor: As Provided
Simulations as a Source of Learning: Using "StarPower" to Teach Ethical Leadership and Management
Allen, Scott J.
Journal of Leadership Education, v7 n1 p140-149 Sum 2008
This research examines the use simulation, "StarPower," as an instrument to teach students about ethics in management and leadership. The paper begins with an overview of sources of learning in leadership and management development and later focuses specifically on the use of simulations. This is followed by a brief explanation of the "StarPower" simulation and the results of an exploratory study conducted. It was determined that 100% of participants found the activity educational and would recommend using it again in the future. In addition, 96% of the participants responded that "StarPower" is an effective activity for teaching students about ethical behavior.
Descriptors: Simulation, Ethical Instruction, Leadership Training, Undergraduate Students, Business Administration Education, Majors (Students), Student Surveys, Problem Solving, Decision Making, Student Attitudes
Association of Leadership Educators. e-mail: Jole@aged.tamu.edu; Web site: http://leadershipeducators.org/page-1014283
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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