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Perusso, Andre; van der Sijde, Peter; Leal, Rafael; Blankesteijn, Marlous – Journal of Management Education, 2021
The organizational world has long recognized action learning (AL) as an invaluable tool for managerial development. However, AL's popularity among organizations did not translate into its adoption by business schools. A lack of evidence on what competencies AL fosters in students and whether these competencies transfer to practice has limited its…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Self Efficacy, Outcomes of Education, Business Administration Education
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Smrt, Diana Lazarova; Nelson, Reed Elliot – Journal of Management Education, 2013
Using a toy construction set, we introduce to students the job characteristics model in a fun and engaging way. The activity not only describes the theoretical variables of the model but also allows students to (a) experience the dynamic interaction among these variables and (b) gain a better, hands-on understanding of the model. The exercise…
Descriptors: Toys, Instructional Materials, Business Administration Education, Models
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Reade, Carol; Todd, Anne Marie; Osland, Asbjorn; Osland, Joyce – Journal of Management Education, 2008
The article presents a case study in which business leaders deal with challenging problems related to poverty, involving multiple stakeholders. This emphasizes the importance of training prospective global leaders to manage stakeholder relationships and engage in stakeholder dialogue. The authors highlight the stakeholder role played by…
Descriptors: Poverty, Nongovernmental Organizations, Business Education, Foreign Students