publication . Conference object . 2017

Teaching business economics for sustainability with different interests in focus

Andersson, Pernilla;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
  • Publisher: Stockholms universitet, Institutionen för de humanistiska och samhällsvetenskapliga ämnenas didaktik
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Calls for the inclusion of ‘sustainable development’ in the business curriculum has increased significantly in the wake of financial crisis and increased concern about climate change. New teaching approaches are being developed with the expectation that students will be better equipped to address environmental and social challenges. However, there is also a concern that the concept of ‘sustainable development’ has lost the potential to address environmental and social challenges. It has been described as having become a wolf in sheep’s clothing that merely provides superficial solutions and supports the status quo, thereby taking the wind out of the sails of ‘th...
Subjects
free text keywords: business education, sustainable development, logics approach, discourse analysis, classroom observations, Didactics, Didaktik
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