From Advocacy to Accountability in Experiential Learning Practices

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Sarah Wright of the University of Canterbury, Jeanie M. Forray of Western New England University, and Kathy Lund Dean of Gustavus Adolphus College. They recently published an article in Management Learning entitled "From advocacy to accountability in experiential learning practices," which is currently free to read for a limited time. … Continue reading From Advocacy to Accountability in Experiential Learning Practices

Writing as ‘skin’: Negotiating the body in(to) learning about the managed self

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Deborah N. Brewis of the University of Bath and Eley Williams of the University of London. They recently published an article in Management Learning entitled "Writing as skin: Negotiating the body in(to) learning about the managed self," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, they briefly … Continue reading Writing as ‘skin’: Negotiating the body in(to) learning about the managed self

Award-Winning Journal of Management Education Article on Business Studios

We are pleased to congratulate Stefan Meisiek of University of Sydney and Daved Barry of Jönköping International Business School , who received the Fritz Roethlisberger Memorial Award for 2016 with their article, "Discovering the Business Studio," published in the February 2015 issue of Journal of Management Education.  The Fritz Roethlisberger Memorial Award commemorates Fritz Roethlisberger's devotion to inquiry and … Continue reading Award-Winning Journal of Management Education Article on Business Studios

A Visual Approach to Professional Communication

[We're pleased to welcome Deborah C. Andrews of University of Delaware, author of the article "Making the Familiar Strange: Thinking Visually in a Study Abroad Course in Professional Communication," published in Business and Professional Communication Quarterly.] Today’s intensely international, multimedia marketplace for communication places a premium on design thinking and collaboration. Such thinking has been … Continue reading A Visual Approach to Professional Communication

A New Method for Judging the Quality of Experiential Learning

[We're pleased to welcome Makoto Matsuo of Hokkaido University. Dr. Matsuo recently published an article entitled, "A Framework for Facilitating Experiential Learning," in the December 2015 issue of Human Resource Development Review.] What inspired you to be interested in this topic? Kolb’s (1984) Experiential Learning Model has been very popular and widely used in various … Continue reading A New Method for Judging the Quality of Experiential Learning

Could Smartphones Become a Teaching Tool?

A quick internet search of "smartphone etiquette in class" will give you a fairly straightforward answer: don't use your phone. But what if instructors could use smartphone technology to their advantage instead? A new article published in Business and Professional Communication Quarterly entitled "Multitasking With Smartphones in the College Classroom" examines the idea of using smartphones … Continue reading Could Smartphones Become a Teaching Tool?

Making Peace, Not War, In Games

Editor's note: The latest issue of Simulation & Gaming is all about using games to reduce violence and promote peace in today's world. We are pleased to welcome Rex Brynen of McGill University and Gary Milante of the World Bank, who authored the Guest Editorial, "Peacebuilding With Games and Simulations." We were delighted to be … Continue reading Making Peace, Not War, In Games

Design Thinking: Reinvigorating Management Education

The concept of "design thinking" has been around for a while--you may have read about it in Harvard Magazine or heard about it on 60 Minutes in just the past few weeks--and it's now making a breakthrough among management educators and students. On the latest Journal of Management Education podcast, Ann Welsh of the University … Continue reading Design Thinking: Reinvigorating Management Education

Making Change Happen: Part 3 of 4

Part Three: Overcoming the Obstacles Organizational change is a complex process. In working to lead change effectively, managers may face difficult decisions, resistance, or uncertainty about how to move forward.  They must be prepared to learn new skills, face paradoxical choices, work with individual behaviors and attitudes, and meet other challenges that may bar the … Continue reading Making Change Happen: Part 3 of 4

Why You Need Twitter In Your Classroom

Still skeptical about using Twitter in the classroom? This powerful tool has done wonders for business, and according to a study in the Journal of Marketing Education (JMD), it can help students feel better prepared for their careers. Shannon B. Rinaldo, Suzanne Tapp, and Debra A. Laverie, all of Texas Tech University, published “Learning by … Continue reading Why You Need Twitter In Your Classroom