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Jackson, Kevin T. – Journal of Management Education, 2006
A new paradigm imposes special demands on business ethics education: (a) merging financial and social imperatives; (b) stemming recurrent scandals without being compliance obsessive; (c) infusing ethics awareness into all areas of business to remain relevant to the real world, motivate students, and keep up with innovations; (d) mediating…
Descriptors: Social Integration, Cultural Differences, Ethics, Business Administration Education
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Ducoffe, Sandra J. Smith; Tromley, Cheryl L.; Tucker, Michael – Journal of Management Education, 2006
Given the widespread use and success of cross-functional teams in industry and the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business's focus on the importance of interdisciplinary education, many business schools have incorporated interdisciplinary elements into their curricula. This study examined current student and alumni perceptions of the…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Team Teaching, Teacher Collaboration
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Gartner, William B. – Journal of Management Education, 1993
One college faculty member's experiences in applying Deming management theory to his business courses to improve instruction are discussed. Key issues in the Deming philosophy are outlined, course changes based on them are described, and outcomes are examined. Suggestions are offered for overcoming institutional and ideological barriers. (MSE)
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Classroom Techniques, College Faculty, Curriculum Development
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Engdahl, Richard Alan; And Others – Journal of Management Education, 1993
A study investigated effects of the timing of grading on college students' evaluations of instruction. Results indicated that timing of grades appeared to influence students' evaluation of the course and instructor. Ratings were generally poorer following grade receipt than before it supporting predictions of expectancy theory. (MSE)
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Classroom Techniques, Comparative Analysis, Grades (Scholastic)
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O'Connor, Ellen Swanberg – Journal of Management Education, 1993
A practical definition of "people skills," or interpersonal competence, that is grounded in linguistic and management theory is offered, and ways of incorporating development of such skills into the business curriculum are suggested. A view of people skills that complements the traditional emphasis on analytical skills in management education is…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Classroom Techniques, Communication Skills, Higher Education
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Serey, Timothy T. – Journal of Management Education, 1993
An exercise used to address a serious college classroom communication problem is described. The activity consisted of small group discussions of the important dimensions of teacher performance and subsequent feedback to the teacher and larger group. It provided students with valuable experience in providing useful feedback and improved class…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Communication, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques
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Mello, Jeffrey A. – Journal of Management Education, 1993
A technique used in college instruction to improve the contribution of individual members to a small working group of students is described. The approach addresses two common problems: (1) resolution of conflicts and (2) dealing with nonperforming group members. Students interview prospective partners and form their own groups, then report on the…
Descriptors: Accountability, Business Administration Education, Classroom Techniques, Conflict Resolution
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McCormick, Donald W. – Journal of Management Education, 1993
Two techniques to integrate critical thinking into management internships include having students keep daily journals describing the organization's strengths and weaknesses; and requiring four analytic papers about the organization, written from the perspectives of management, customers, workers, and the student himself. (MSE)
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Classroom Techniques, Critical Thinking, Educational Strategies
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Sommers, David I. – Journal of Management Education, 1993
Activities for team-building in college-level management and organizational behavior classes are described. The exercises use adventure-education techniques but have as their central theme the production of rhythms in various forms: creating predictable agendas; beating simple rhythms on desks; a Japanese hand clapping; recitation; and feeling…
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Business Administration Education, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques
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Gallos, Joan V. – Journal of Management Education, 1993
Drawing on personal experience and research on gender, a college teacher explores how women's ways of knowing and experiencing have implications for instruction, specifically in an organizational behavior course. Feelings of self-doubt, novelty, terror, and alienation that accompany women into the management classroom are examined. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Behavior Patterns, Business Administration Education, Classroom Techniques
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Gregersen, Hal B.; And Others – Journal of Management Education, 1993
The degree to which today's college students overcome tomorrow's challenge of knowledge obsolescence depends in part on higher education's teaching them how they learn what they learn. The Analysis of Learning Project, used in both undergraduate and graduate business administration courses, is designed to help students understand how they learn.…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Restructuring, Cognitive Structures
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Dehler, Gordon E.; Welsh, M. Ann – Journal of Management Education, 1993
A strategy for teaching undergraduate organization theory and design uses dialectical inquiry (thesis-antithesis-synthesis) and involves students actively in classroom learning. Concepts are introduced through dichotomies as typically introduced in texts; discussion elaborates grey areas. Case analysis by this method conveys the often ambiguous…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Classroom Techniques, Heuristics, Higher Education
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e Cunha, Miguel Pina; da Cunha, Joao Vieira; Cabral-Cardoso, Carlos – Journal of Management Education, 2004
This article argues for the adoption of complicated approaches by management educators. The argument rests on the position that if uncertainty and ambiguity are inherent to management, particularly in view of the profound changes that have occurred during recent years in the competitive environments of organizations, there is the need to develop…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Competition, Management Development, Teaching Methods