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Yballe, Leodones; O'Connor, Dennis – Journal of Management Education, 2000
Appreciative inquiry, an approach focused on generation of a vision for an organization, may be adapted for management classes. Students and teachers conduct collaborative inquiry into successful experiences, creating positive images that generate positive action in the classroom. (SK)
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Higher Education, Inquiry, Organizational Development
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Chung, Ed; McLarney, Carolan – Journal of Management Education, 2000
Conceives of the classroom as a service encounter between marketer (instructor) and stakeholders (students), making stakeholder satisfaction the key to meeting learning goals. Suggests ways to create value in the classroom: understanding what stakeholders need and want, efficiently delivering services, and demonstrating product leadership. (SK)
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Higher Education, Stakeholders, Teacher Student Relationship
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Bolton, Michele Kremen – Journal of Management Education, 1999
Describes ways teachers can support student teams: (1) starting on the right foot by laying the groundwork of group process; (2) increasing effectiveness by helping teams manage diversity and conflict; and (3) helping students learn from the teamwork experience. Appropriate coaching behaviors for each step are presented. (SK)
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Group Dynamics, Higher Education, Teacher Role
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McLeod, Poppy Lauretta; Cotter, James F. – Journal of Management Education, 1999
In a joint exercise between required finance and organizational behavior courses, graduate students applied material for both classes to a single case study on acquisition and merger. Students conducted financial analyses, role played negotiations, and created an implementation plan. (SK)
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Higher Education, Integrated Curriculum
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Arbaugh, J. B. – Journal of Management Education, 2000
Class discussions and student interaction were compared in a conventional class (n=33) and an Internet-based class using LearningSpace(R) software (n=29). No significant differences in learning or interaction quality were found. There was significantly more participation in the Internet course, particularly by women. (SK)
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Conventional Instruction, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Higher Education
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Lyon, Douglas W.; Kirby, Eric G. – Journal of Management Education, 2000
Describes a career planning essay as an opportunity for students to evaluate career goals; reflect on the relationship of values, career goals, and life goals; and develop an action plan. Provides instructional tips about timing, setup, and feedback for this exercise. (SK)
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Career Planning, Essays, Higher Education
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Salner, Marcia – Journal of Management Education, 1999
A seminar to prepare students for learning organizations was based on Perry's theory of intellectual and ethical development. Developmental assignments were designed to assist cognitive growth and self-awareness. Challenges arose from differences in group composition (younger or mixed-age students) and the ethics of attempting to alter students'…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Cognitive Development, Curriculum Design, Ethics
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Reynolds, Michael – Journal of Management Education, 1999
Outlines the content, process, and implementation issues of a critical pedagogy for management education. Discusses the usefulness of critical reflection for less hierarchical management. (SK)
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Critical Thinking, Higher Education, Management Development
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McCarthy, Anne M.; Tucker, Mary L. – Journal of Management Education, 1999
A survey of 84 college students revealed positive perceptions of community service but not of its inclusion in college courses. Factors influencing participation in service included desire to help, self-efficacy, and the costs of time and interpersonal conflicts. Framing community service as service learning might help students recognize the…
Descriptors: Business Education, Cost Effectiveness, Course Selection (Students), Curriculum Development
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Mazen, Abdelmagid M. – Journal of Management Education, 2000
Argyris' Action Theory (individual actions are related to espoused theory and theory-in-use) was used in an organizational behavior course for 6 years. Multiple longitudinal assessments document the feasibility of Action Theory when it is used to create the learning environment it purports to facilitate. (SK)
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Classroom Techniques, Curriculum Design, Educational Environment
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Day, Nancy E.; Glick, Betty J. – Journal of Management Education, 2000
Content analysis of 25 business college syllabi indicated that content skills related to diversity were being taught. Survey responses from 81 human resource managers suggested that college graduates were not adequately prepared to deal with diversity. Managers believed that process skills (team building, communication, managing and supervising…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Content Analysis, Course Content, Higher Education
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Bailey, Jeffrey J. – Journal of Management Education, 2000
Proposes the metaphor of professional/client rather than student-as-customer to characterize the relationship between professors and students. Uses examples of fitness trainer, management consultant, accounting service, and mountain guide to illustrate faculty and student roles. (SK)
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, Metaphors, Student Role
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Bumpus, Minnette – Journal of Management Education, 2000
The novel "Brothers and Sisters" by Bebe Moore Campbell was used in a management course to explore human resource management issues, concepts, and theories. The course included prereading and postreading surveys, lecture, book review, and examination. Most of the students (92%) felt the novel was an appropriate way to meet course…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Diversity (Institutional), Higher Education, Human Resources
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Falkenberg, Loren; Russell, Randy; Ricker, Lynne – Journal of Management Education, 2000
Management students taught basic business concepts to sixth graders and managed business projects with them. The management students applied knowledge of marketing, human resources, and operations management and developed reflective learning skills through project reports and coaching sessions. (SK)
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, College School Cooperation, Grade 6, Higher Education
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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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