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.

Responsible Management Learning and Education in Need of Inter- and Transdisciplinarity

Responsible Management Learning and Education in Need of Inter- and Transdisciplinarity

Responsible management learning and education in need of inter- and transdisciplinarity
Markus Beckmann Stefan Schaltegger

To be effective, responsible management learning and education requires adequate forms of interaction that uncover what responsibility could mean and how it could be realized in practice. To introduce and enhance responsibility in learning thus goes hand in hand with implications for management research and practice (Laasch & Moosmayer, 2015), one being the need for inter- and transdisciplinarity. This chapter discusses why inter- and transdisciplinarity play an important role for responsible management learning beyond acquiring facts. In a nutshell, interdisciplinarity combines different academic research perspectives to jointly analyze an object or issue ...

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