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Kuechler, William; Stedham, Yvonne – Journal of Management Education, 2018
Most management classes are taught by modified traditional techniques in which the acquisition of facts and rote skills is primary. However, traditional pedagogies fall short when the desired result is not inculcating knowledge about a subject, but rather constructively altering worldviews and behaviors. Leadership, ethics, strategic management,…
Descriptors: Management Development, Transformative Learning, Metacognition, Teaching Methods
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Bull Schaefer, Rebecca A.; Crosswhite, Alicia M. – Management Teaching Review, 2018
Both sexual harassment and managerial crisis communication are important topics in undergraduate, graduate, and executive programs. This article describes a group role-play exercise that engages students in the process of responding to a public claim of workplace sexual harassment and requires small groups to share their reactions within a press…
Descriptors: College Students, Sexual Harassment, Crisis Management, Role Playing
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Haynes, Joan – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2009
The Mississippi Gulf Coast community College (MGCCC) Leadership Development Program focuses on developing well-prepared community college leaders. This program is designed to give participants key pieces of leadership and show how they are an essential piece of the college. The curriculum is based on American Association of Community Colleges…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Leadership Training, Management Development, Administrative Change
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Jeffrey, Lynn Maud; Brunton, Margaret Ann – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2011
Using a hierarchical needs assessment model developed by Hunt we identified the essential competencies of communication management practitioners for the purpose of curriculum development and selection. We found that the underlying values of the profession were embodied in two superordinate goals. Six major competencies were identified, which were…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Needs Assessment, Task Analysis, Communicative Competence (Languages)
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Cyphert, Dale; Dodge, Elena Nefedova; Duclos (Wilson), Leslie K. – Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, 2016
The value of experiential learning is widely acknowledged, especially for the development of communication skills, but students are not always aware of their own learning. While we can observe students practicing targeted skills during the experiential activity, the experience can also color their explicit understanding of those skills. Transfer…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Business Communication, Business Administration Education, Learning Processes
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Castaneda, Mario E.; Bateh, Justin – Journal of International Education Research, 2013
In the last 30 years, there has been a shift towards using multicultural strategies. The constant shifts taking place in multi-ethnic, multicultural, and multinational workforces indicate that both administrators of these organizations and higher education practices must evolve to adapt to needs for changing skill sets. In the future,…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Cultural Awareness, Management Development, Labor Force Development
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Gupta, Jaba Mukherjee – Business Communication Quarterly, 2005
Stand-alone communication courses are still the dominant model in both Indian and US schools. Communication courses are taught separately and not integrated into the main course curriculum in a formal manner by communication faculty working alongside with the rest of the faculty. Although this may over-generalize, it suggests the background…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Evaluation Methods, Business Communication, Business Administration Education
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Knight, Melinda – Business Communication Quarterly, 2005
A study of top-ranked, full-time, global MBA programs suggests that management communication is indeed both an important focus and component in the curriculum. The methods of delivery, however, do not seem to follow any particular model, such as the common U.S. practice of a separate program or department. Required courses are found at 10 of the…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Management Development, Business Communication, Comparative Education
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Barron Ausbrooks, Carrie Y. – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2010
This case study is designed for preservice school administrators enrolled in principalship and school law courses in educational administration. It describes an incident in which a school's crisis management and communication protocol were challenged. One day, through a series of unanticipated events, an assistant principal is engulfed in a test…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, School Districts, Campuses, High Schools
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Favia, Monica J.; Welliver, Michele – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2019
The purpose of this paper is to present a project that builds labor market skills employers are seeking through experiential classroom learning. The sales management training exercise described in this article provides students with an opportunity to think and act like sales managers by working together in teams to collaborate on a training…
Descriptors: Management Development, Student Attitudes, Teaching Methods, Labor Market
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Pollard, Carol E. – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2012
This work proposes that a subtle combination of three learning methods offering "just in time" project management knowledge, coupled with hands-on project management experience can be particularly effective in producing project management students with employable skills. Students were required to apply formal project management knowledge to gain…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Experiential Learning, Student Experience, Management Development
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Larson, Barbara; Leung, Opal; Mullane, Kenneth – Management Teaching Review, 2017
As the ubiquity of virtual work--and particularly virtual project teams--increases in the professional environment, management and other professional programs are increasingly teaching students skills related to virtual work. One of the most common forms of teaching virtual work skills is a virtual team project, in which students collaborate with…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Management Development, Teaching Methods, Comparative Analysis
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White, Bruce A.; Tastle, William J.; Semeniuta, Andrei – Information Systems Education Journal, 2010
Outsourcing has been a major discussion topic for several years. It is common to pick up any IT trade publication and not see some article about managing global IT or IT outsourcing or IT offshoring or even the news briefs about a US company setting up some information technology operation in India or China or another locale. Outsourcing is tied…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Teamwork, Teaching Methods, Information Technology
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Lloyd, D.; Boyd, W. E. – Environmental Education Research, 2014
Community engagement is increasingly important in environmental management. While such engagement has tended to comprise only one-way communication, genuine engagement often requires meaningful cross-cultural communication. This paper explores issues surrounding engagement with Australian indigenous communities, suggesting that the construction of…
Descriptors: Role, Schemata (Cognition), Indigenous Populations, Self Concept
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Rouchouse, Marine; Faysse, Nicolas; De Romemont, Aurelle; Moumouni, Ismail; Faure, Guy – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2015
Purpose: Approaches to build farmers' analytical capacities are said to trigger wide-ranging changes. This article reports on the communication process between participants and non-participants in one such approach, related to the technical and management skills learned by participants and the changes these participants subsequently made, and the…
Descriptors: Capacity Building, Farm Management, Social Change, Management Development
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