The Palgrave Handbook of Experiential Learning in International Business

Editor/Author Vas Taras, Maria and Gonzalez-Perez, Alejandra
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Macmillan Publishers Ltd

Single-User Purchase Price: $279.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $418.50
ISBN: 978-1-349-50005-5
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Business
Image Count: 98
Book Status: Available
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The Handbook of Experiential Learning In International Business is a one-stop source for international managers, business educators and trainers who seek to either select and use an existing experiential learning project, or develop new projects and exercises of this kind.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Figures
  • List of Tables
  • Acknowledgements
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Part I Theories and Concepts of Experiential Learning in International Business/International Management
  • 1 Introduction: Experiencing the World - Allan Bird
  • 2 Conceptual and Theoretical Foundations: Experiential Learning in International Business and International Management Fields - Maria Alejandra Gonzalez-Perez and Vas Taras
  • 3 Teaching International Business without Teaching International Business: Opportunities through Considering the Students’ International Environment - Christian Zuber and Hans-Christian Pfohl
  • 4 Students as Global Virtual Team Leaders: A Model for Enquiry-Based Experiential Learning - Peter Zettinig, Audra I. Mockaitis, and Lena Zander
  • 5 Integrated Experiential Learning: Africa and the United States - Lucy Ojode
  • 6 A Model of the Firm's Sources of Experiential Knowledge in the Internationalization Process - Luis Alfonso Dau
  • 7 A Comprehensive Approach to Understand Learning Styles across Countries: A Comparison between the Japanese and Thai Employees of Japanese MNCs - Yoshitaka Yamazaki and Thitiwat Attrapreyangkul
  • 8 Investing in Human Capital through Training and Development: An Experiential Learning Framework - Adrienne A. Isakovic
  • Part II Examples of Experiential Learning Projects in International Business/International Management
  • 9 X-Culture: Challenges and Best Practices of Large-Scale Experiential Collaborative Projects - Vas Taras and Xavier Ordeñana
  • 10 A Decade of Global Enterprise Experiences - Deb Gilbertson and Virginia Cathro
  • 11 Designing Experiential into an International Business Programme - Allan Bird, Henry W. Lane, and Nicholas Athanassiou
  • Appendix 1 Four-course international business ‘backbone’
  • 12 Combining Cross-Border Online Teams and Field Projects in Developing Entrepreneurial Competencies - Tiit Elenurm
  • 13 Alternative Modes of Teaching International Business: Online Experiential Learning - Meena Chavan
  • 14 Intergenerational and Multicultural Experiential Learning in International Business Education - Alfredo Jiménez and Carmen Palmero
  • 15 Action Learning for International Business Students: The Role of Global Consulting Projects in the MBA Curriculum - James P. Johnson and D. Michael Brown
  • 16 It Takes a Global Village: A Network Approach to Providing Executive MBA Students with a Truly Global Experience - José R. de la Torre
  • 17 The Role of Experiential Learning in Educating Responsible Citizens - Weng Si (Clara) Lei, Ching Chi Cindia Lam, Fernando Lourenço, and Natalie Sappleton
  • 18 Experiential Learning Project on Doing Business in the ‘bottom-of-the-pyramiď Markets of Central and Eastern Europe - Aleksandra Wąsowska
  • 19 Creative Ways of Engaging in the Global Community: Experiential Learning Approach - Irina Naoumova and Annette Rogers
  • 20 Social Enterprise Work Placements: Connecting Competence to International Management Experience - Josh Lange and Keith Douglass Warner OFM
  • 21 Global Knowledge to Local Practice: Experiential Service Learning Model in International Business and Social Entrepreneurship Education - Sunny Jeong
  • 22 Transformative Experiences in Teaching International Business: A Study Using an Online Blended Learning System across Geographies and Contexts - Suresh George, Basil Janavaras, and Todd H. Friends
  • 23 Game On: Virtual Reality in International Business Education - Grishma Shah and John Cragin
  • 24 Developing Cultural Intelligence Using Social Media - Olivia Hernández-Pozas
  • 25 Who Are You Really? Exploring Cultural Identity from the Inside Out - Ruth C. May
  • Appendix A Beyond Our Differences group debrief
  • Appendix B Who are you, really? Follow-up assignment
  • 26 Experiential Learning through the Design Thinking Technique - Malia Deutschmann and Moritz Botts
  • 27 Reflexivity, Critical Reflection, and Mindfulness in Experiential Learning: Developing Successful International Business Graduates - Mark Tayar and Varina Paisley
  • 28 Transition to Professional Life through Experiential Learning: An Undergraduate Course - Bülent Kılıç, Rengin Işık, Ayşe Esra Tuncer, Pınar Özbek, and Muhsine Itır Özgen
  • 29 Enhancing Educational Quality through Active Learning in Mega Classes - Nikolaos Papazoglou
  • Appendix A
  • Appendix B
  • 30 Balancing Skill Application with Cross-Cultural Contexts of Business in International Travel Programmes: A Site Study - Jennie L. Walker
  • 31 Study Tours and the Enhancement of Knowledge and Competences on International Business: Experiential Learning Facilitated by UNCTAD Virtual Institute - Maria Alejandra Gonzalez-Perez
  • 32 Developing Global Mindsets through the China Study Programme - Connie Zheng and Jane Menzies
  • 33 Fostering Experiential Learning in Faculty-Led Study-Abroad Programmes - Dante Di Gregorio
  • 34 Living the Factory: Experiential Learning for International Operations Managers Training - Juan Esteban Escalante and Ricardo Uribe
  • 35 The Study-Abroad Experience in Enhancing Cross-Cultural Tolerance and Communication - Jose F. Moreno, Luis E. Torres, and Sara C. Jackson
  • Appendix A. GENE scale
  • Appendix B. ICC instrument
  • Appendix C. Study-abroad information from the University of the Incarnate Word
  • 36 A Short-Term Study-Abroad Programme: Why and How - Gordana Pesakovic
  • 37 Suggestions for Developing an Internship Programme in Indonesia - Liem Gai Sin
  • 38 Connecting Students and Firms to Win in Emerging Markets: The Master in Relations with Eastern Countries - Ernesto Tavoletti and Corrado Cerruti
  • 39 Analysing an Atypical Emerging Market: Case Study of a Student Project - Susan H. Godar
  • Appendix: Student handout
  • 40 Improving IB Learning through Multidisciplinary Simulations: Lessons from a Mock-Up of EU-US Trade Negotiations - Gabriele Suder, Mark T. Nance, and Abigail Hall
  • 41 Using Management Simulations to Enrich Students’ Learning Experiences on a Conventional MBA Programme - Michael Z. Ngoasong and Donai A. O'Neill
  • 42 Course-Based Export/Import Projects: Workings with Real Businesses in Order to Engage Students and Produce Graduates Who Can Identify and Capitalize on Export Opportunities - Mirosław Jarosiński and Nick Robinson
  • 43 IMF, FOREX, and International Business in Emerging Markets - Satyendra Singh
  • 44 The Cross-Border Forum: Learning about International Business through Experience - Sara C. Jackson, Luis E. Torres, and Jose F. Moreno
  • 45 Top-Bottom of the Pyramid Collaborative Engagement - Lucy Ojode
  • 46 French Connections: How to Succeed in Undergraduate Experiential Learning Missions - Sergio Janczak and Krista Finstad-Milion
  • 47 Creating Textbook 2.0 with a Student Wiki - Moritz Botts and Maiia Deutschmann
  • 48 Let's Go Party! Marketing Research Methods Course - Natalie S. Mikhaylov
  • 49 A Suite of Student Research Assignments in International Management - Daniel S. Zisk and Marion M. Owyar-Hosseini
  • 50 From a Theoretical Innovation Management Course to a Creative Business Plan - Malia Deutschmann and Moritz Botts
  • 51 International Business and Water Colouring Flowers: Unexpected Experience through Experiment - Håkan Pihl and Annika Fjelkner
  • 52 More Food for Thought: Other Experiential Learning Projects - Vas Taras, David M. Berg, Carolyn Buie Erdener, James M. Hagen, Adam Johns, Greta Meszoely Varina Paisley, Daria Panina, and Rachel Clapp Smith