Nothing happened, something happened: Silence in a makerspace

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Dr. François-Xavier de Vaujanyof the Université Paris-Dauphine, and Dr. Jeremy Aroles of Durham University Business School. They recently published an article in Management Learning entitled "Nothing happened, something happened: Silence in a makerspace," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, they briefly describe the motivations of this … Continue reading Nothing happened, something happened: Silence in a makerspace

Dealing with Learning–Credibility Tension

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Alaric Bourgoin and Jean-François Harvey of HEC Montréal, Canada, who recently published the article, "Professional image under threat: Dealing with learning–credibility tension," in Human Relations. Below they discuss the results and implications of their research.] How does one learn and build credibility simultaneously? Today’s professionals often find themselves entering new organisations … Continue reading Dealing with Learning–Credibility Tension

Evaluating Social Marketing Campaigns

[We’re pleased to welcome author Diogo Veríssimo of Johns Hopkins University. He recently published an article in Social Marketing Quarterly entitled “Does It Work for Biodiversity? Experiences and Challenges in the Evaluation of Social Marketing Campaigns,” which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, Dr. Veríssimo provides insight on impact evaluation and behaviour change:] … Continue reading Evaluating Social Marketing Campaigns

Laissez-Colbert: Using The Colbert Report to Teach Macroeconomics

It is not often that economics and comedy come together, but for professors looking to infuse their macroeconomics courses with comedic appeal, look no further than The Colbert Report. A recent article from The American Economist from author Gregory M. Randolph entitled "Laissez-Colbert: Teaching Introductory Macroeconomics with The Colbert Report" outlines how the Comedy Central show can be useful tool … Continue reading Laissez-Colbert: Using The Colbert Report to Teach Macroeconomics

Read the New Issue of Journal of Management Education!

The October 2016 issue of Journal of Management Education is now available online, and can be accessed free for the next 30 days. The October issue features a new provocative conversation for the article "Isn't It Time We Did Something About the Lack of Teaching Preparation in Business Doctoral Programs?" by authors Robert D. Marx, Joseph E. Garcia, D. Anthony … Continue reading Read the New Issue of Journal of Management Education!

Shifting the Blame: Mistakes As Learning Opportunities for Employees

Although making mistakes is a part of the human experience, mistakes can be embarrassing, sometimes leading individuals to cover up and keep errors secret. This behavior likely has its origin in our socialization. Errors can be perceived by others to be a lack of competency, and making mistakes can lead one to have a negative … Continue reading Shifting the Blame: Mistakes As Learning Opportunities for Employees

Read the August 2016 Issue of Journal of Management Education!

The August 2016 issue of Journal of Management Education is now available online and can be accessed free for the next 30 days. The August issue features a provocative article from authors J. Michael Cavanaugh, Catherine C. Giapponi, and Timothy D. Golden, entitled "Digital Technology and Student Cognitive Development: The Neuroscience of the University Classroom," … Continue reading Read the August 2016 Issue of Journal of Management Education!

Award-Winning Journal of Management Education Article on Learning-Inhibitory Introductory Textbooks

Robert A. Snyder of Northern Kentucky University recently won the first Ruane National Prize for Innovation in Business Education for his article, "Let's Burn Them All: Reflections on the Learning-Inhibitory Nature of Introduction to Management and Introduction to Organizational Behavior Textbooks," which was published in the October 2014 issue of Journal of Management Education. Dr. Snyder also … Continue reading Award-Winning Journal of Management Education Article on Learning-Inhibitory Introductory Textbooks

Book Review: Organizational Resilience: How Learning Sustains Organizations in Crisis, Disaster, and Breakdowns

D. Christopher Kayes: Organizational Resilience: How Learning Sustains Organizations in Crisis, Disaster, and Breakdowns. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. 171 pp. $59.95, hardcover. Karl E. Weick of Ross School of Business recently reviewed the book in Administrative Science Quarterly. From the review: Kayes has been a long-time, articulate student of experiential learning (e.g., 2002) … Continue reading Book Review: Organizational Resilience: How Learning Sustains Organizations in Crisis, Disaster, and Breakdowns

Gather Classroom Data and Encourage Learning with the Attendance2 App

[We’re pleased to welcome Cathy Finger of St. Mary's College. Professor Finger published a review entitled "iOS Application, 'Attendance2'" in the April 2015 issue of Journal of Management Education.] While teaching introductory accounting at a liberal arts college, I found that students were more engaged if I monitored student attendance and rewarded students with points for professionalism … Continue reading Gather Classroom Data and Encourage Learning with the Attendance2 App