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The scholarship of management teaching and learning has established itself as a field in its own right, and this benchmark Handbook is the first to provide an account of the discipline. Original chapters from leading international academics identify the key issues and map out where the discipline is going. Each chapter provides a comprehensive and critical overview of the given topic area, highlights current debate, and reviews the emerging research agenda.

Building Learning Teams: The Key to Harnessing the Power of Small Groups in Management Education
Building learning teams: The key to harnessing the power of small groups in management education
Introduction

Post-secondary educators have been using small groups to facilitate learning some time and in a wide variety of ways (e.g. for comparative discussion of different approaches, see Fink 2004; Johnson et al., 2007; Millis and Cottell, 1998). In management education, small groups are most often used to enrich students’ understanding of course concepts and in one of two ways. Probably the most common is as a supplement to lecture/discussion or case-based courses and involves assigning a group project and/or presentation (with much or all of the work to be done outside of the class). The other ...

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