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Teaching management, leadership, organizational behavior and ethics through the use film and video
This roundtable focuses on the use of feature films to teach theories, concepts, and issues in a number of management-related disciplines, including ethics, leadership, and organizational behavior and management. Utilizing film in course materials assists in understanding concepts, introduces difficult subject matter, and demonstrates both positive and negative behaviors. The use of feature films, documentaries, television shows and other video sources promotes active learning and will appeal to different learning styles. This roundtable will introduce participants to current literature supporting the use of feature films, documentaries, television shows and video in collegiate courses, provide assignment ideas for use in management and organizational behavior courses, and develop a list of motion picture works applicable to a number of related topics.