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Comer, Debra R.; Schwartz, Michael – Journal of Management Education, 2020
Management educators have been advised to cultivate their students' character. Yet they lack the instructional resources they need to do so. We were inspired by the principles and techniques of the Jewish spiritual practice of "Mussar" to put students on a personalized path of continuous character improvement. According to…
Descriptors: Management Development, Judaism, Personality Traits, Religious Factors
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Steinbauer, Robert; Renn, Robert W.; Chen, Shawna H.; Biggane, Jonathan; Deitz, George – Journal of Management Education, 2020
Educators and practitioners often raise the question of whether business schools sufficiently prepare students to stay morally engaged when faced with ethical dilemmas in the workforce. Specifically, they criticize the theoretical nature of traditional in-class exercises for inhibiting students' moral development. We investigate the impact working…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Business Administration Education, Mentors, Ethics
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Lebrón, Mariana J.; Brannon, David; Sanford, Douglas; Ellison, Lori – Journal of Management Education, 2020
When facilitating large-scale instructional change, leaders face stakeholder tensions that arise from different institutional pressures. Over the past 4 years, we have created an innovative "live" case competition in a strategic management course as our college's signature undergraduate experiential learning opportunity. This case has…
Descriptors: Competition, Capstone Experiences, Management Development, Experiential Learning
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Deer, Shannon; Simpson, Nancy – Journal of Management Education, 2020
Undergraduate students enrolled in a large research university walked 500 miles on the Camino de Santiago (Camino) as a culminating experience of a course designed to foster high-impact learning, specifically learning about themselves as leaders and global citizens. The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore undergraduate students'…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Research Universities, Course Descriptions, Self Concept
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Jeong, Sophia S.; Sun, Cong (Timothy); Fu, Ping Ping – Journal of Management Education, 2020
Business schools face a dilemma of promoting prosocial values while maintaining the principles of self-interest and profit maximization. In response to recent research suggesting that emotions may be the key to ethical decision making, we ask two basic questions: Do emotions make business students more ethical? Is business school education…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Psychological Patterns, Ethics, Decision Making
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Webber, Sheila Simsarian; O'Neill, Regina M.; Dossinger, Karyn – Journal of Management Education, 2020
The Empowering Leadership Project was developed by the authors to improve management students' practice and understanding of empowering leadership, an emerging theory for leadership in the team context that includes Power Sharing, Motivation Support, and Development Support. In the project, student teams select a short leadership challenge,…
Descriptors: Leadership, Empowerment, Business Administration Education, Leadership Styles
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Clapp-Smith, Rachel; Hammond, Michelle M.; Lester, Gretchen Vogelgesang; Palanski, Michael – Journal of Management Education, 2019
Empirical research suggests that focusing on one's identity as a leader may enhance ongoing leadership development. As a complement to traditional theory- and skills-based approaches to leader development, we offer an identity-based, multidomain approach to leadership development through a series of integrated in-class exercises. Specifically,…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Identification (Psychology), Class Activities, Business Administration Education
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Luthans, Kyle W.; Luthans, Brett C.; Chaffin, T. Daniel – Journal of Management Education, 2019
Recent popular and academic attention is being given to the role that grit plays in important student outcomes. While gritty individuals are more likely to engage in deliberate practice and maintain commitment in the face of setbacks, what remains unclear are the cognitive processes linking grit and academic performance. Identifying the cognitive…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Academic Achievement, Psychological Patterns, Grade Point Average
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North-Samardzic, Andrea; de Witt, Marlize – Journal of Management Education, 2019
Management educators employ a variety of learning and teaching tools in order to engage students, with online business simulations being one of these tools. While many business simulations are available to management educators, they do not always fit the needs of the educator or have evidence to support their efficacy for achieving student…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Learner Engagement, Computer Simulation, Computer Uses in Education
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Eriksen, Matthew; Cooper, Kevin; Miccolis, Anthony – Journal of Management Education, 2019
Based on Ben Franklin's project to develop his virtuousness, we present an assignment that provides a structured process to facilitate students' virtuousness in their day-to-day lives. Students determine four virtues they wish to develop. Each week, students focus on behaving consistently with one of these virtues. At the end of each day, they…
Descriptors: Ethics, Assignments, Metacognition, Teaching Methods
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Greenhalgh, Anne M.; Maxwell, Christopher I. – Journal of Management Education, 2019
Images of leadership serve as mirrors reflecting assumptions and as windows revealing possibilities. We take a visual and less common methodological approach and highlight particular images by way of a linguistic and stylistic analysis. The foundation of this study--an archive of 8,283 images and essays--is noteworthy, since it represents nearly…
Descriptors: Language Styles, Discourse Analysis, Undergraduate Students, Business Schools
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Eury, Jennifer L.; Treviño, Linda Klebe – Journal of Management Education, 2019
We describe a unique co-curricular honor and integrity program at a large, research university's business school. We discuss the evolution of the program as well as the array of stakeholders who were involved in its early development and sustenance. We use an ethical culture template to highlight the formal and informal systems, and we discuss…
Descriptors: Integrity, Business Schools, Research Universities, Program Development
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Cassell, Catherine – Journal of Management Education, 2019
In this article, I present some of the teaching and learning challenges faced from the perspective of a U.K. business school dean. There are many challenges that I could have chosen, but my focus is on the unpredictable external environment, the conundrum of teaching evaluation, developing teaching staff, and the curriculum issues we face.
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Learning Processes, Deans, Administrator Attitudes
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Spataro, Sandra E.; Bloch, Janel – Journal of Management Education, 2018
Listening is a critical communication skill and therefore an essential element of management education. "Active" listening surpasses passive listening or simple hearing to establish a deeper connection between speaker and listener, as the listener gives the speaker full attention via inquiry, reflection, respect, and empathy. This…
Descriptors: Listening Skills, Administrator Education, Administrator Qualifications, Communication Skills
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Van Buskirk, William; London, Michael; Plump, Carolyn – Journal of Management Education, 2018
Traditional management education has been widely criticized for an overemphasis on rational, analytic, arms-length approaches to the detriment of softer, more intuitive capacities. Most critics agree that today's management students are overdrilled in the routines of calculation and analysis, but underprepared for the dynamic and turbulent…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Figurative Language, Teaching Methods, Aesthetics
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