Creative Problem Solving Training: What Works?

[We're pleased to welcome David Vernon of Cantebury Christ Church University. David recently published an article in Human Resource Development Review entitled "An Evidence-Based Review of Creative Problem Solving Tools: A Practitioner's Resource" with co-authors Ian Hocking and Tresoi C. Tyler.] What inspired you to be interested in this topic? My colleague, Dr Ian Hocking, … Continue reading Creative Problem Solving Training: What Works?

Get a Better Understanding of Climate Change Issues Through Simulation

Global warming and climate change have become hot-button issues in the past few decades. Many disagree on the long-term effects and what needs to be done to correct it, if anything at all. In their article published in Simulation and Gaming, "WORLD CLIMATE: A Role-Play Simulation of Climate Negotiations," collaborators John Sterman, Travis Franck, Thomas … Continue reading Get a Better Understanding of Climate Change Issues Through Simulation

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