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ERIC Number: EJ911238
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Feb
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 29
ISSN: ISSN-1052-5629
Providing Space for Indigenous Knowledge
Tangihaere, Tracey Mihinoa; Twiname, Linda
Journal of Management Education, v35 n1 p102-118 Feb 2011
Colonial influences have generally failed to respect indigenous knowledge, languages, and cultures. Determination to reclaim First Nations identity is visible in many jurisdictions. First Nations Peoples continue to call on governments to facilitate changes needed to revitalize their economic, social, cultural, and spiritual well-being. This article is a reflective article generated from our response to the situation of Maori, the indigenous peoples of New Zealand. It provides a background on the historical attempts to weaken Maori leadership and the resilience of Maori in their resistance to such undermining. Using a description of a physical space, the "Marae" (the meetinghouse), the authors provide a glimpse into a distinctive Maori psychology connected to "Marae" encounters and into Maori ways of thinking, feeling, and behaving. Three examples of organizational practice at the incorporation of such values are provided. Four implications for management education are posited as relevant not only to the education of managers in Aotearoa but wherever engagement with indigenous people occurs. (Contains 2 notes and 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: New Zealand