Innovative Management Education Pedagogies for Preparing Next-Generation Leaders

Innovative Management Education Pedagogies for Preparing Next-Generation Leaders

Shalini Rahul Tiwari (Institute of Management Technology, India) and Lubna Nafees (Institute of Management Technology, India)
Release Date: November, 2015|Copyright: © 2016 |Pages: 313
ISBN13: 9781466696914|ISBN10: 1466696915|EISBN13: 9781466696921|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9691-4

Description

Management education is currently adapting to several societal changes. Due to increased workload and outside pressures heaped on students, business education programs are undergoing a unique transformation to keep up with shifting industry expectations.

Innovative Management Education Pedagogies for Preparing Next-Generation Leaders facilitates the discussion on a variety of teaching methods and practices being used in current business education programs. Highlighting the ways that technology can be used to aid students in the advancement of their studies as well as career development and preparation, this text covers a range of topics, from leadership expectations and workforce requirements to electronic course materials. The timely research-based practices and methods included in this publication are beneficial to school administrators, instructional designers, instructors, and researchers in the fields of business and higher education.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Curriculum Development
  • Educational Technologies
  • Ethics Education
  • Leadership Training
  • Learning Measurement
  • Virtual Learning
  • Workforce Training

Reviews and Testimonials

This book unites international contributors in management, corporate communications, and information technology to reveal recent thinking in management education. The book’s 15 chapters deal with topics including the role of the instructor in virtual environments, crowd learning, leadership models in education, IT infrastructure in education, and transdisciplinary learning (TDL) as an innovative pedagogy in universities. Of special interest is a chapter on transcendental meditation in management education, written by a contributor from Maharishi University of Management in the US and outlining the latest research in Consciousness-Based Education (CBE).

– ProtoView Reviews

The chapter “Effective Change in Educational Institutions: Does the Construct of Power Influence Management and Leadership Models in Everyday Professional Practice?” is particularly helpful, in which the authors determine the role of the leader in the introduction and integration of educational innovation process. [...] A very useful resource for Indian researchers of teaching methodology and innovative learning environments.

– Barbara Masourou, Ph.D, University of Athens, Greece

Leadership is a mental tool, which helps to deal with the complexity of our times and to overturn traditional beliefs and outdated perceptions based on behaviorism, mechanistic learning and traditional management. This publication is not only a great help for researchers of pedagogy, graduate and undergraduate students, and academic staff, but is useful to any scientist who seeks new intellectual tools. It is necessary and useful for all demographics, a valuable tool for development and substantial improvement of the current way of thinking and behavior. A challenge and self driver, this title creates a strong desire for continuous improvement and excellent performance and shows the way to achieve them.

– Achilleas Efthimiopoulos, PhD, University of Athens, Greece

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Dr. Shalini is an Assistant Professor at Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad, India. She is also the Area Coordinator for Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Area. She has more than 15 years for experience in academia and industry. Her teaching, consultancy and research interests span around competitiveness of firms, strategies for emerging markets, management education and entrepreneurship. She has published cases, research articles and informative pieces in a wide variety of journals, books and other media. She likes reading, travelling and spending time with her family. She is keen to collaborate and participate in teaching, research and consultancy assignments with members of her fraternity.
Dr. Lubna Nafees is a faculty in the area of marketing at IMT Ghaziabad. She teaches papers on brand management, integrated marketing communications, digital marketing and cross functional simulation for leadership. With an experience of 14 years in academia and industry, her research and consultancy interests include branding and brand communications; visual imagery and semiotics; digital marketing ; use of simulation in b-school pedagogy and management education. She has published papers and case studies on marketing strategy, brand, marketing communications and simulation as a pedagogical tool in both academic journals and popular media.