University and Corporate Innovations in Lifelong Learning (PB) by Charles WankelUniversity and Corporate Innovations in Lifelong Learning (PB) by Charles Wankel

University and Corporate Innovations in Lifelong Learning (PB)

EditorCharles Wankel, Robert Defillippi

Paperback | March 6, 2008

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A volume in Research in Management Education and DevelopmentSeries Editors: Charles Wankel, St. John's University and Robert DeFillippi, Suffolk UniversityThis volume covers cutting edge theory and cases in lifelong learning in both corporate and highereducational contexts. It includes studies of both prestigious world-class executive education and programsof regional universities. Analysis of the experience of innovative efforts to provide management educationtranscending normal degree program structures in both advanced nations and developing ones is provided.Partnering of corporate universities with traditional ones is discussed as a means of helping 21st century firmsto develop management know-how to fit changing needs and opportunities. Executive education programsare presented as laboratories in which curriculum innovations integrating adult learning theory withprofessional development can be nurtured. How executive education programs can be designed to createlearning communities that foster learning mindsets is described.One frame-breaking approach described is that of arts-based management learning as an expressive means togenerate innovative and stimulating continuing management education experiences. Another chapterpresents and explains best practices in leadership development are presented from a study of top firms. How the capacity for creative lifelonglearning can be developed in undergraduates through embedded assessments is reported. A chapter reports on the efforts to support the EuropeanCouncil by constructing Europe-wide lifelong management learning and its provision to participants of a toolbox of ideas, concepts, models andmethods that can be usefully used to promote lifelong learning.
Title:University and Corporate Innovations in Lifelong Learning (PB)Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.6 inPublished:March 6, 2008Publisher:Information Age PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1593118090

ISBN - 13:9781593118099