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Learning and training in organizations: The case-method teaching approach

Human Resource Management International Digest

ISSN: 0967-0734

Publication date: 8 July 2019

Abstract

Purpose

This paper aims to review the latest management developments across the globe and pinpoint practical implications from cutting-edge research and case studies.

Design

This briefing is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the articles in context.

Findings

Traditional teaching methods have limitations in expecting learners to be passive recipients, and do not take individual differences of either instructor or learner into account. Active teaching methods, such as case-method teaching (CMT) require learners to be more active and dynamic, engaging with real-world case studies, analyzing and problem-solving. The CMT method offers flexibility matching learning and teaching styles of participants. This method has advantages working with potential challenges and opportunities for organizations, empowering staff and bridging the gap between theoretical knowledge and reality.

Originality

The briefing saves busy executives and researchers hours of reading time by selecting only the very best, most pertinent information and presenting it in a condensed and easy-to-digest format.

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Citation

(2019), "Learning and training in organizations: The case-method teaching approach", Human Resource Management International Digest, Vol. 27 No. 5, pp. 27-29. https://doi.org/10.1108/HRMID-05-2019-0146

Publisher

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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