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ERIC Number: EJ797911
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 22
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 59
ISSN: ISSN-1052-5629
Problem-Based Learning: Can It Improve Managerial Thinking?
Smith, Gerald F.
Journal of Management Education, v29 n2 p357-378 2005
Problem-based learning (PBL), widely employed in medical schools, has much to offer management education as well. This article presents a comparative analysis of PBL's likely benefits for medical and management education. Its considerable value notwithstanding, researchers have argued that PBL does not develop medical students' problem-solving skills. The article considers PBL's likely effects on the problem-solving skills of business students and proposes an augmentation that should significantly improve student thinking. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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