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Alexandra M. Dunn; Samira Fallah – Journal of Management Education, 2024
Searching for jobs is a stressful process for students. When faced with unknowns of the future, many students avoid proactively planning their job search. This article describes an exercise, rooted in scenario planning, which is a tool widely used during an organization's strategy development process. To help students prepare for the job search…
Descriptors: Job Search Methods, Resilience (Psychology), Stress Variables, Vignettes
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Lo, Kevin D. – Journal of Management Education, 2023
With ongoing racial tensions, terms such as antiracism and diversity, equity, inclusion (DEI) are buzzwords on campuses across the United States. Yet resources, especially in management education, to teach privilege and intersectionality are limited. This article introduces four reflection exercises I have found valuable in facilitating students'…
Descriptors: College Students, Advantaged, Power Structure, Social Class
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Rabelo, Verónica Caridad; Bonner, Robert L.; Stewart, Oscar Jerome – Journal of Management Education, 2023
The ability to notice and eliminate organizational inequities begins with "privilege awareness": an understanding of how individuals and social groups experience exemption from discrimination as well as access to unearned advantages, such as disproportionate access to resources. Thus, privilege awareness is necessary for noticing,…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Power Structure, Social Class, Social Systems
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Schwartz, Mark S. – Journal of Management Education, 2017
To better understand the ethical decision-making process and why individuals fail to act ethically, the aim of this article is to explore what are seen as the key impediments to ethical behavior and their pedagogical implications. Using the ethical decision-making process proposed by Rest as an overarching framework, the article examines the…
Descriptors: Ethics, Decision Making, Management Development, Moral Values
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Connolly, Heather; Spiller, Dorothy – Journal of Management Education, 2017
A key challenge for lecturers of many first year Management courses is how to help students create meaningful knowledge connections while at the same time introducing considerable foundational material. This article reports on an instructional innovation that explores how we can better design and teach a first year Management course that provide…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Administrator Education, Instructional Innovation, College Instruction
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Paglis, Laura L. – Journal of Management Education, 2013
Courses designed specifically to develop students' managerial skills began to emerge in the 1980s, in response to criticism of the theoretical and quantitative orientation of business school coursework. Since then, a number of management textbooks focusing on skills-based learning have been published, and many instructors have become…
Descriptors: Administrators, Job Skills, Business Administration Education, Educational History
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Sheehan, Norman T.; Gamble, Edward N. – Journal of Management Education, 2010
Value chain analysis is widely taught in business schools and applied by practitioners to improve business performance. Despite its ubiquity, many students struggle to understand and apply value chain concepts in practice. JetFighter uses a complex manufacturing process (making intricate paper planes) to provide students an opportunity to enhance…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Assignments, Learning Activities, Cooperative Learning
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Hannah, David R.; Venkatachary, Ranga – Journal of Management Education, 2010
In this article, the authors present a retrospective analysis of an instructor's multiyear redesign of a course on organization theory into what is called a hybrid Classroom-as-Organization model. It is suggested that this new course design served to apprentice students to function in quasi-real organizational structures. The authors further argue…
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Development, Class Activities, Learning Activities
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Shannon, Patrick W.; Krumwiede, Kip R.; Street, Jeffrey N. – Journal of Management Education, 2010
Lean manufacturing, an outgrowth of the Toyota Production System, has spread far beyond the automobile industry and is seen by many leaders as a key management philosophy in the battle to compete on an international scale. Successful implementation of lean requires that managers and employees be educated in the proper application of lean tools and…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Computer Assisted Instruction, Experiential Learning, Teaching Methods
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Stovall, Steven Austin – Journal of Management Education, 2010
In works by Van Fleet and Wren and by Smith, a strong case is made for including a greater emphasis on the historical aspects of management in undergraduate introductory-level management courses. This article builds on these two works by providing specific experiential activities to assist instructors who wish to offer more depth to their…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Business Administration Education, Undergraduate Study, Introductory Courses
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Kenworthy-U'Ren, Amy; Erickson, Anthony – Journal of Management Education, 2009
In this article, the Eco Challenge race video is presented as a teaching tool for facilitating theory-based discussion and application in organizational behavior (OB) courses. Before discussing the intricacies of the video series itself, the authors present a pedagogically based rationale for using reality TV-based video segments in a classroom…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Industrial Psychology, Television, Educational Resources
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Smith, Gerald W. – Journal of Management Education, 2009
The use of film to assist with teaching various theoretical concepts has been integrated into the classroom for many years. However, the use of films has been primarily as a supplementary material to the typical textbook instruction. This article bridges the gap in the literature and discusses one approach whereby feature films were incorporated…
Descriptors: Industrial Psychology, Films, Course Content, Teaching Methods
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Sargent, Leisa D.; Allen, Belinda C.; Frahm, Jennifer A.; Morris, Gayle – Journal of Management Education, 2009
To address the increasing demand for mass undergraduate management education and, at the same time, a greater emphasis on student teamwork, this study outlines the development, delivery, and evaluation of a training intervention designed to build team-coaching skills in teaching assistants. Specifically, "practice-centered" and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Class Size, Teaching Assistants, Teacher Role
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Gillespie, Treena L.; Parry, Richard O. – Journal of Management Education, 2009
The student-as-employee metaphor emphasizes student accountability and participation in learning and provides instructors with work-oriented methods for creating a productive class environment. The authors propose that the tenets of performance management in work organizations can be applied to the classroom. In particular, they focus on three…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Business Administration Education, Classroom Environment, Work Environment
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Van Buskirk, William; London, Michael – Journal of Management Education, 2008
Instructors are responsible for making teaching come to life. This article seeks to energize the classroom through an exploration of the tacit synergies between the language of poetry and the language of management. In the process, the authors delve into both the opportunities and the obstacles in bringing together two disparate discourses. As an…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Class Activities, Learning Activities, Poetry
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