Reflecting the rapid rise in popularity of recent initiatives such as the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), this Handbook exhaustively covers a variety of responsible management, learning and education topics, and provides an invaluable roadmap for this fast-developing field. Covering various perspectives on the topic, right through to contexts, methods, outcomes and beyond, this volume will be an invaluable integrative resource for practitioners and researchers alike, and is designed to serve a range of communities that deal with topics related to sustainability, responsibility and ethics in management learning and education. Part 1: Perspectives on Responsible Management Learning and Education; Part 2: Educational Purposes and Contents; Part 3: Learning Outcomes and Processes; Part 4: Academic Environment; and Part 5: Responsible Research.

Online Education for Responsible Management

Online Education for Responsible Management

Online education for responsible management
Amelia Clarke Jennifer Lynes


For us in the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED) at the University of Waterloo (Canada), responsible management is closely tied with sustainable development. We consider business operationalization of environmental sustainability, social responsibility and ethics in an integrated way through sustainable business and sustainable development lenses. This chapter focuses specifically on our Master of Environment and Business (MEB) online degree and considers what lessons can be learned for teaching and learning responsible management through online courses. In this chapter we argue the value of fully integrating sustainability thinking within business education. We also argue how technology now makes online learning quite comparable ...

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