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Engaging Knowledge Management Learners Through Web-Based Ict: An Empirical Study, Thomas Menkhoff, Tze Yian Thang, Yue Wah Chay, Yue Kee Wong May 2011

Engaging Knowledge Management Learners Through Web-Based Ict: An Empirical Study, Thomas Menkhoff, Tze Yian Thang, Yue Wah Chay, Yue Kee Wong

Research Collection Lee Kong Chian School Of Business

The purpose of this paper is to examine how to successfully blend an e-learning module into a knowledge management (KM) course aimed at getting KM students interested in the respective subject matter (=KM) in a web-based learning environment. Based on data obtained from 138 undergraduate business management students at a university in Singapore, practical aspects of effectively implementing an e-learning system with a focus on KM are analyzed and the importance determined of three conceptual variables in the context of successful blended learning approaches: online faculty to student interaction, social presence and personal e-learning experiences. The study shows some positive ...


A Sustainable Model For Business Schools?, Kai Peters, Howard Thomas Jan 2011

A Sustainable Model For Business Schools?, Kai Peters, Howard Thomas

Research Collection Lee Kong Chian School Of Business

The article looks at the condition of business model of business schools, and presents the views of the authors on its instability in terms of finance and unsustainability. It explores the financial drivers of business schools, both on the income and expenditure sides, as well as highlights the areas of distinct concern for business school finances. The sources of funding for business schools are discussed.


Business School Futures: Evaluation And Perspectives, Howard Thomas, Eric Cornuel Jan 2011

Business School Futures: Evaluation And Perspectives, Howard Thomas, Eric Cornuel

Research Collection Lee Kong Chian School Of Business

The purpose of this paper is to present details of this special issue, that has as its theme: “Business school futures: evaluation and perspectives”. The Guest Editors have assembled a set of papers presented at recent AACSB/EFMD meetings to provide further fuel for this important debate. Together the papers in this volume provide a set of insights about important themes and perspectives on business schools as we reflect about their future evolution. The insights presented in this special issue should provide the fuel for continued critical debate and dialogue as we confront the current turning points in management education ...


Perspectives On Leadership In Business Schools, Howard Thomas, Lynne Thomas Jan 2011

Perspectives On Leadership In Business Schools, Howard Thomas, Lynne Thomas

Research Collection Lee Kong Chian School Of Business

This paper aims to focus on leadership in business schools. It seeks to advocate examining strategic leadership processes through the exploration of interactions between such multiple constituencies as the dean, faculty, university councils and advisory boards. A range of models of the leadership process are identified and illustrated, namely, the strategic leadership process model, a model of leadership dynamics and an interactionist model, involving an examination of leadership characteristics, context and leadership style. The current financial crisis and criticisms of the business school in the modern university require deans to address changing models and contingencies, globalisation and moral values in ...