Mission-Driven Approaches in Modern Business Education

Mission-Driven Approaches in Modern Business Education

Brent Smith (Saint Joseph's University, USA)
Projected Release Date: July, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 380
ISBN13: 9781522549727|ISBN10: 1522549722|EISBN13: 9781522549734|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-4972-7


In a globalized world, it is essential for business courses to adapt to the current economic climate by integrating cross-cultural and transnational approaches while remaining focused on the mission of the curriculum.

Mission-Driven Approaches in Modern Business Education provides innovative insights into the ways that mission values can be seamlessly, efficiently, and effectively integrated into the core of any business course to inspire and influence quality business education. The content within this publication represents the work of educators in finance, management, marketing, international business, and other fields. It is designed for business managers, academicians, upper-level students, researchers, administrators, and organizational developers, and covers topics centered on mission as it relates to teaching, leadership, experiential learning, mission statements, sustainability, cultural engagement, and several other topics.

Topics Covered

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

  • Business Policy
  • Finance Teaching
  • Leadership Development
  • Learning Assessment
  • Management Theory
  • Mission Values
  • Multiple Identity Organizations
  • Service Learning
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic Decision-Making
  • Transnational Education

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Dr. Brent Smith is Associate Professor of Marketing, Interim Associate Director of the Pedro Arrupe Center for Business Ethics, and Director of Fellowships at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, PA. His areas of expertise include marketing strategy, marketing ethics, marketing analytics, global business, and cross-cultural engagement. He has developed several teaching innovations, including the "Five Creatures Lesson," a novel paradigm for competing effectively in business and industry. Dr. Smith's research focuses on the role of culture in marketing ethics, marketing channels, sales management, and leadership. His work appears in various scholarly outlets, such as Psychology & Marketing, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Marketing Channels, Advances in International Management, Marketing Education Review, and Journal of Business-to-Business Marketing.