What are your underlying assumptions in having students go through your cases?

2021-04-19

WHAT IS THIS CASE ALSO A CASE OF? 
Our own research on cases in management education shows that cases provide heroic, individualistic and uncritical perspectives on leadership and organization, that they have a narrow scope and focus exclusively on the company and its shareholders, and that they are biased towards masculinity, managerialism and American capitalism. I argue here that engineering ethics should carefully scrutinize the underlying ideas that a teaching case is representing. What are your cases also a case of? What are your underlying assumptions in having students go through your cases?

Read blog post from Thomas Lennerfors at SEFI, European Society for Engineering Education

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