Category Archives: Teaching

Article – A Mosquito in the Classroom

Audebrand, Luc K., Annie Camus, und Valérie Michaud. 2017. A Mosquito in the Classroom: Using the Cooperative Business Model to Foster Paradoxical Thinking in Management Education. Journal of Management Education 41 (2): 216–248. doi: 10.1177/1052562916682552. [http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1052562916682552] Abstract Although the paradox … Continue reading

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Unhealthy Metaphors for Business and Workplaces

Following the blog entry by John W. Budd in witherwork.blogspot.dk (http://whitherwork.blogspot.dk/2018/02/business-is-not-war-jungle-machine-or.html), I would like to invite you to do a little exercise with your students. Ask your students to read the business press (incl. the news distributed via the internet) … Continue reading

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Organisational Treasure Hunt

One of my student instructors (Thank you, Dicte!) came up with the idea to offer our students the possibility for an organisational treasure hunt. She suggested contacting local businesses and asking whether one representative would be available for an interview … Continue reading

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Deconstructing the Organizational Behavior Text

“Although the pedagogy of organizational behavior (OB) has made some progress in addressing gender, racial, and cultural diversity in the past decade, it remains essentially noncritical-politically, economically, socially, and ecologically. It continues to uphold positivist conventions, reinforce modernistic illusions of … Continue reading

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Critical pedagogy: “Yeah, let us do that!” vs. “No, let us rather stop doing it!”

Today I provide you two opinions on critical pedagogy and whether we should educate our students into critical thinkers or not. In the ‘pros-corner’, there is Tait Coles, then being vice principal at Dixons City Academy in Bradford. He explains … Continue reading

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