Stories, Action and Ethics in Management Education

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This paper discusses ethics in management education from Arendt’s notion of action. Action is for Arendt disclosed in storytelling and other artful expression whereby people make their appearance in the world as distinct human beings with passions, feelings, intentions and voices. Stories are collective, situated, embodied and material. They are where people disclose themselves as subjects together with other people and are as such inherently linked to ethics. I suggest that stories have ethical consequences in three areas. Firstly, they emphasize the creative act and the new beginning. “True” action distorts the normal. Like a Picasso the normal is twisted, deconstructed and reassembled into something unique and different. Secondly, storytelling emphasizes human plurality, which implies that others are recognized as unique and different. Thirdly, storytelling emphasizes our responsibility for the world and our worldly becoming. These three areas serve as important signposts for reworking management students’ stories. They have consequences for the design of teaching practices for enhancing morality. These concern both managements students’ work of the self on the self and in regard how they are with others. I discuss the implications of this ethical framework in regard to modules in management education at Aalborg University. The first one is a personal leadership and coaching module at a master program in public governance. The second is a problem-based learning program in organization and strategy.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelFostering Sustainability by Management Education
RedaktørerAgata Stachowich-Stanusch, Wolfgang Amann
Antal sider18
Udgivelses stedCharlotte, NC
ForlagInformation Age Publishing
Publikationsdato2018
Sider173-191
Kapitel9
ISBN (Trykt)978-1-64113-116-2 , 978-1-64113-117-9
ISBN (Elektronisk)978-1-64113-118-6
StatusUdgivet - 2018
NavnContemporary Perspectives in Corporate Social Performance and Policy

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organization
responsibility
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Jørgensen, K. M. (2018). Stories, Action and Ethics in Management Education. I A. Stachowich-Stanusch, & W. Amann (red.), Fostering Sustainability by Management Education (s. 173-191). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. Contemporary Perspectives in Corporate Social Performance and Policy
Jørgensen, Kenneth Mølbjerg. / Stories, Action and Ethics in Management Education. Fostering Sustainability by Management Education. red. / Agata Stachowich-Stanusch ; Wolfgang Amann. Charlotte, NC : Information Age Publishing, 2018. s. 173-191 (Contemporary Perspectives in Corporate Social Performance and Policy).
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