How to Improve Written Case Analysis and Reduce Grading Time

[Professors Kirsten A. Passyn of Citadel Military College of South Carolina and M. J. Billups of the Baker School of Business recently published a research article in the Journal of Marketing Education which is entitled "How to Improve Written Case Analysis and Reduce Grading Time: The One-Page, Two-Case Method." We are delighted to welcome them … Continue reading How to Improve Written Case Analysis and Reduce Grading Time

Balancing Profit and People: Corporate Social Responsibility in Business Education

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Shannon Deer of Mays Business School, and Jill Zarestky of Colorado State University. They recently published an article in the Journal of Management Education entitled “Balancing Profit and People: Corporate Social Responsibility in Business Education," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, Deer discusses the research:] Together … Continue reading Balancing Profit and People: Corporate Social Responsibility in Business Education

Refugee Resettlement Volunteers: Committed or Compelled?

[We’re pleased to welcome author Kirstie McAllum of the Université de Montréal, Canada (Ph.D, University of Waikato, New Zealand). McAllum recently published an article in Human Relations entitled "Committing to refugee resettlement volunteering: Attaching, detaching, and displacing organizational ties," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below McAllum summarizes her research and … Continue reading Refugee Resettlement Volunteers: Committed or Compelled?

Can Critical Thinking Be Taught in Business School?

In her editorial of the September issue of Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, Melinda Knight explains, There is universal agreement among educators in the academy and managers in the workplace that critical thinking skills are essential for success at all levels. Over a century ago, the American sociologist William Graham Sumner defined what we now … Continue reading Can Critical Thinking Be Taught in Business School?

Teaching Business Students to Think Effectively

Editor's note: We are pleased to welcome Dr. Gerald F. Smith, Professor of Management at the University of Northern Iowa College of Business Administration. His article, "Assessing Business Student Thinking Skills," is forthcoming in the Journal of Management Education and now available in the journal's OnlineFirst section. My paper tries to provide a substantive account … Continue reading Teaching Business Students to Think Effectively

How Digital Distraction Affects Our Workforce

Thanks to the vastness and immediacy of electronic media, we have the world at our fingertips. But are we better informed as a result? "Driven to Distraction: How Electronic Media Are Affecting the Brain and the Implications for Human Resource Development in the Future," published by Edie Williams of George Washington University on August 10, … Continue reading How Digital Distraction Affects Our Workforce