ERIC Number: EJ1172871
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Abstractor: As Provided
How to Move Away from the Silos of Business Management Education?
Business management education is criticized for being too theoretical and fractional. Despite the numerous efforts to build integrated and experiential business curricula, learning is still organized in disciplinary silos. The curriculum integration efforts are carried out in separate sections of the curriculum rather than the core. There are theoretical, holistic models, but a lack of concrete examples of holistic business curriculum implementations. The authors bring the separate sections together by developing a holistic core curriculum model with three perspectives: a structure to bring intellectual coherence, people organized in learning communities, and an enterprise resource planning--supported learning environment to bring the practical training ground. The authors present a concrete implementation in a case study with first-year undergraduate business students and present their lessons learned.
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Holistic Approach, Core Curriculum, Integrated Curriculum, Models, Undergraduate Study, Educational Environment, Observation, Curriculum Design, Case Studies, Foreign Countries
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Identifiers - Location: Finland
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