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.

Reimagining Management Academics: The Emerging Responsible Management Education Paradigm

Reimagining Management Academics: The Emerging Responsible Management Education Paradigm

Reimagining management academics: the emerging responsible management education paradigm
Sandra Waddock

The Need for A New Paradigm

In 1962, Thomas Kuhn published the first edition of The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (Kuhn, 1970), in which he argued that most scientists spend their careers doing what he called normal science. Normal science means that scientists do their thinking, research and teaching in the context of an existing paradigm. Most of today's management and education is set in the context of today's dominant neoliberal economics paradigm, with its assumptions (memes) of rationality, self-interest, free markets and continual growth (Monbiot, 2016; Waddock, 2016). Scientific revolutions or new paradigms develop, according to Kuhn, when anomalies arise that ...

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