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.

Reflection, Reflective Practice and Organizing Reflection

Reflection, reflective practice and organizing reflection

Reflection is the practice of periodically stepping back to ponder the meaning to self and others in one's immediate environment about what has recently transpired. It illuminates what has been experienced by both self and others, providing a basis for future action. It thus constitutes the ability to uncover and make explicit to oneself and to one's colleagues what one has planned, observed, or achieved in practice. In particular, it privileges the process of inquiry leading to an understanding of experiences that may have been overlooked. Experiences can be composed of actions, beliefs, and feelings.

(Raelin, 2001: 11)

The word reflection is a representation of human consciousness, both individual and collective. From a philosophical point of ...

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