Teaching Strategic Management


Teaching Strategic Management

A Hands-on Guide to Teaching Success

9781788978354 Edward Elgar Publishing
Edited by Sabine Baumann, Professor of Digital Business, Berlin School of Economics and Law, and Scientific Director, OFFIS Institute for Information Technology, Germany
Publication Date: 2020 ISBN: 978 1 78897 835 4 Extent: 320 pp
Teaching Strategic Management: A Hands-on Guide to Teaching Success provides a wide scope of knowledge and teaching resources on methods and practices for teaching strategic management theories and concepts for a multitude of settings (classroom, online and hybrid), course levels (bachelors, masters, MBA, executive) and student groups.

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Teaching Strategic Management: A Hands-on Guide to Teaching Success provides a wide scope of knowledge and teaching resources on methods and practices for teaching strategic management theories and concepts for a multitude of settings (classroom, online and hybrid), course levels (bachelors, masters, MBA, executive) and student groups.

The book brings together experienced faculty who are experts in the topic to discuss and summarize pertinent theories, concepts and approaches and provide concrete examples of strategic management education courses. All chapters offer various resources for instructors such as assignments, exercises, case studies, reading lists, etc. to apply in either physical or virtual classrooms. The breadth of material provided within this guide is invaluable to faculty and instructors of strategic management whether they are experienced and seeking inspiration for new methods or needing guidance for developing a new course.

Instructors, faculty, and program directors of strategic management courses at undergraduate, graduate and executive levels can use Teaching Strategic Management: A Hands-on Guide to Teaching Success as an enlightening and instructive guide for teaching and for creating course syllabi and teaching plans.
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''Teaching Strategic Management is not just another traditional textbook on strategic management, but a comprehensive guide on how to successfully teach a fascinating and complex subject. Sabine Baumann has succeeded in inspiring many excellent and, above all, experienced strategic management educators to contribute. From the first to the last page, the reader benefits from the fact that the different perspectives of strategic management are highlighted in an extremely competent way and with a concrete reference to the teaching situation. Absolutely worth reading – not only for teachers.’
– Michael Nippa, Free University of Bozen – Bolzano, Italy

‘Baumann has compiled a wonderful collection of works on the topic of teaching strategic management. Resulting from a series of academic seminars and frontline experiences, the book authors present a set of prescriptions for dealing with the exciting challenges strategy teachers continually face. Indeed, this book provides the reader with an examination of a multitude of pedagogical options for a variety of teaching settings. The book offers practical advice on a multitude of substantive issues, such as how to teach sustainability and ethics, as well as an invitation to consider interesting experiential and online methods. Altogether, this a comprehensive guide for anyone wanting to add variety and spice to his or her teaching.’
– Charles B. Shrader, Iowa State University, US

‘This brilliant new book is an essential hands-on guide for anyone teaching strategic management today. Sabine Baumann has compiled a terrific series of mind-expanding articles, from some of the leading global thinkers on strategic management, and has woven them into an interesting and informative teaching guide. If you teach strategic management, I highly recommend listening to what they have to say.’
– Alan N. Hoffman, Bentley University, US, Co-Author, Strategic Management and Business Policy, 15th edition: Globalization, Innovation and Sustainability
Contributors: S. Baumann, J. Bourke, B. Boyd, G. Graybeal, S.-O. Horst, R. Järventie-Thesleff, D.R. King, P. Maijanen, S. Reisinger, N.T. Sheehan, A.E. Sizemore, R. Smith, U. Stratmann, P. Tan, C.M. TenBrink, J. Tienari, K. Turnquest, D. Tyers, R.P. Wright

Introduction: Learning from Teaching Failures, Achieving Teaching Successes
Sabine Baumann

Part One: Teaching Strategic Management History and newly evolving Fields
Chapter 1: Teaching the History of Strategic Management
Päivi Maijanen

Chapter 2: Teaching Strategy as an Ethical Practice
Sven-Ove Horst

Chapter 3: Teaching Sustainability in Strategic Management
Britta Boyd

Part Two: Methods for Teaching Strategic Management
Chapter 4: Service Learning in Strategic Management – Opportunities, Challenges, and Examples
Candace M. TenBrink and Krysti Turnquest

Chapter 5: Experiential Approach to Strategy Formulation
Richard R. Smith and Patrick Tan

Chapter 6: Writing and Using your own Case Study for Strategy Teaching
Uwe Stratmann

Chapter 7: Interactive Exercises, Peer Coaching, and Videos in Strategic Management Education
Sabine Reisinger

Chapter 8: Tailored Methods of Strategizing in Undergraduate Education:
From SWOT to the 6Ps of Business Strategy
Norman T. Sheehan

Chapter 9: Teaching Strategy by Not Teaching Strategy
Robert P. Wright

Part Three: Teaching Strategic Management for particular Groups of Learners and Teaching Settings
Chapter 10: Strategic Management in Online and Hybrid Courses
David R. King and Aiden E. Sizemore

Chapter 11: Teaching Strategic Management for Media Students
Geoffrey Graybeal

Chapter 12: Teaching Strategy Work to Business Students
Rita Järventie-Thesleff and Janne Tienari

Chapter 13: Teaching Strategic Management for Executives
Dianne Tyers and John Bourke


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