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Trocchia, Philip J.; Swanson, Diane L.; Orlitzky, Marc – Journal of Management Education, 2007
Personally held values play a fundamental role in business. As such, it is critical that students understand the nature of values pertaining to the workplace. Using an innovative classroom exercise, laddering, business students interview individuals to identify values that influence choices. Objectives are to help students understand the role of…
Descriptors: Values, Interviews, Undergraduate Students, Teaching Methods
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Ferrante, Claudia J.; Green, Steve G.; Forster, William R. – Journal of Management Education, 2006
This study addresses changes in student perceptions when team leaders are incentivized. Although the benefits of groupwork have been thoroughly studied and documented, minimizing dysfunctional teamwork may prove difficult because of leadership incentives, social loafing, and organizational justice implications. Using an innovative pedagogical…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Instructional Effectiveness, Student Leadership, Incentives
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Comer, Debra R.; Vega, Gina – Journal of Management Education, 2006
This article presents a role-play exercise to make the topic of whistle-blowing personally salient to undergraduates. Students identify with the prospective whistle-blower, whose decision affects several stakeholders. The protagonist merely suspects her manager of stealing, until she hears concrete evidence of his thefts from her assistant…
Descriptors: Ethics, Disclosure, Decision Making, Role Playing
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Zeff, Lawrence E.; Higby, Mary A.; Bossman, Larry J., Jr. – Journal of Management Education, 2006
Interviews of graduate and undergraduate students and faculty members at several urban universities were conducted during a 3-year period. The results suggest differences in satisfaction and performance with respect to temporary versus permanent groups and groups versus teams. Possible explanations for these differences are provided. The article…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Urban Universities, Group Dynamics, College Faculty
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Madsen, Susan R.; Turnbull, Ovilla – Journal of Management Education, 2006
The purpose of this phenomenological study was to explore the perceptions and experiences of human resource students who had recently and successfully completed a service learning project for an undergraduate compensation and benefits course. Four specific themes or categories emerged from the 10 in-depth student interviews: pedagogical…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Human Resources, Administrator Education, Undergraduate Students
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Joshi, Maheshkumar P.; Davis, Elizabeth B.; Kathuria, Ravi; Weidner, C. Ken, II – Journal of Management Education, 2005
This article examines an attempt to introduce experiential learning methods in a business strategy course. In organizational behavior and industrial/organizational psychology, experiential teaching methods have been so widely adopted that some authors have suggested dropping the distinction between experiential and traditional teaching. Although…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Strategic Planning, Experiential Learning, Statistical Analysis
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Short, Jeremy C.; Ketchen, David J., Jr. – Journal of Management Education, 2005
Strategic management courses focus on top managers' efforts to guide organizations to greater prosperity. Unfortunately, most undergraduate students lack experience with high organizational levels. As a result, such students often struggle to relate to and grasp strategic management concepts. The authors argue that classic literature offers…
Descriptors: Classics (Literature), Undergraduate Students, Strategic Planning, Management Development
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Bailey, James; Sass, Mary; Swiercz, Paul M.; Seal, Craig; Kayes, D. Christopher – Journal of Management Education, 2005
Modern organizations prize teamwork. Management schools have responded to this reality by integrating teamwork into the curriculum. Two important challenges associated with integrating teams in the management classroom include (a) designing teamwork assignments that achieve multiple, sophisticated learning outcomes and (b) instruction in, and…
Descriptors: Assignments, Teamwork, Group Dynamics, Teaching Methods
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Dineen, Brian R. – Journal of Management Education, 2005
TeamXchange, an online team-based exercise, is described. TeamXchange is consistent with the collaborative model of learning and provides a means of fostering enhanced student learning and engagement through collaboration in virtual teams experiencing periodic membership changes. It was administered in an undergraduate Organizational Behavior…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Computer Uses in Education, Web Based Instruction, Cooperative Learning
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Leberman, Sarah I.; Martin, Andrew J. – Journal of Management Education, 2005
This article discusses the holistic method of experiential course design called dramaturgy as applied to an undergraduate 3rd-year management course--the Action Learning Management Practicum (ALMP). Dramaturgy, a theater term, involves the student-centered design of the course. The development of themes is characterized by the intertwining of a…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Holistic Approach
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Human, Sherrie E.; Clark, Thomas; Baucus, Melissa S. – Journal of Management Education, 2005
The use of self-assessment instruments to determine students' entrepreneurial characteristics represents a well-accepted practice in entrepreneurship courses, and many professors are only now beginning to embrace Web-based instruments. We describe how we use a comprehensive array of online self-assessments in an undergraduate New Venture Creation…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Undergraduate Students, Measures (Individuals), Self Evaluation (Individuals)
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Freed, Jann E. – Journal of Management Education, 2005
This article describes a model for creating a total quality environment (TQE) for learning in which everyone is considered a learner. The model consists of 11 interrelated characteristics derived from the literature in the areas of continuous improvement, leadership, learning, learning organizations, and spirituality. The characteristics in the…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Models, Leadership, Total Quality Management
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Shaw, James B. – Journal of Management Education, 2004
A longitudinal study of 390 students in 64 Practical Organizational Behavior Education (PROBE) project teams was conducted on the effects of intragroup diversity and student diversity-management skills. The impact of gender, age, and nationality variables on student grades, cognitive processes, perceptions of team effectiveness, and satisfaction…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Student Diversity, Longitudinal Studies, Behavior Theories
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Buttner, E. Holly – Journal of Management Education, 2004
This study summarizes undergraduate business students' reports of respectful and disrespectful instructor behaviors. Consistent with the theory of interactional justice, respectful behavior was exemplified by recognition of students' perspectives and by the treatment of students, including showing concern and sensitivity to students' situations.…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Integrity, Student Attitudes, Teacher Behavior
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Palocsay, Susan W.; White, Marion M.; Zimmerman, D. Kent – Journal of Management Education, 2004
This article describes an experiential learning activity designed to promote the development of decision-making skills in international management students at the undergraduate level. Students from an undergraduate management science course in decision analysis served as consultants on a case assigned to teams in an international management class.…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Administrator Education, Experiential Learning, Decision Making Skills
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