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Block 1: Read before you do LJ1 (9 Jan)

Daudelin, M. W. (1996). Learning from experience through reflection. Organizational Dynamics, 24(3), 36–48

Nentl, N., & Zietlow, R. (2008). Using Bloom's taxonomy to teach critical thinking skills to business students. College & Undergraduate Libraries, 15(1/2), 159–172

Kolb, D. A. (1976). Management and the learning process. California Management Review, 8(3), 21–31


Block 2: Read before LJ 2 (11 Jan)

Oakley, B., Felder, R. M., Brent, R., & Elhajj, I. (2004). Turning student groups into effective teams. Journal of student centered learning, 2(1), 9–34

Katzenbach, J. R. & Smith, D. K. (1992). Why teams matter. McKinsey Quarterly, (3), 3–27

Edmondson, A. C. (2002). Managing the risk of learning: Psychological safety in work teams. Working paper, Harvard Business School. Retrieved from


Block 3: Read before you do LJ3 (16 Jan)

Cross, R., Nohria, N., & Parker, A. (2002). Six myths about informal networks: And how to overcome them. MIT Sloan Management Review; Cambridge, 43(3), 67–75.

Kelley, R. E. (1988). In praise of followers. Harvard Business Review, 66(6), 142–148

Pearce, C., & Manz, C. (2005). The new silver bullets of leadership: The importance of self- and shared leadership in knowledge work. Management Department Faculty Publications. Retrieved from


Block 4: Read before you do LJ4 (18 Jan)

Argyris, C. (1991). Teaching smart people how to learn. Reflections, 4(2), 4–15

Argyris, C. (1977) Double loop learning in organizations. Harvard Business Review, 55(5), 115–125,


Block 5: Read before you do LJ5 (23 Jan)

Buchanan, L. & O'Connell, A. (2006). A brief history of decision making. Harvard Business Review, 84(1), 32–41

Hammond, J. S., Keeney, R. L., & Raiffa, H. (1998). The hidden traps in decision making. Harvard Business Review, 76(5), 47-58.

Yukl, G. A. (2013). Nature of managerial work. In Leadership in organizations (8th ed., pp. 23–47). Boston: Pearson


Block 6: Read before you do LJ6 (25 Jan)

Kim, W. C. & Mauborgne, R. (2002). Charting your company's future. Harvard Business Review, 80(6), 76–83

Kim, W. C. & Mauborgne, R. (2004). Blue ocean strategy. Harvard Business Review, 82(10), 75–84

Magretta, J. (2002). Why business models matter. Harvard Business Review, 80(5), 86–92


Block 7: Read before you do LJ7 (30 Jan)

Davies, J., & Easterby-Smith, M. (1984). Learning and developing from managerial work experiences. Journal of Management Studies, 21(2), 169–182

Katz, R. L. (1955). Skills of an effective administrator. Harvard Business Review, 33(1), 33–42


Block 8: Read before you do LJ8 (1 Feb)

Christensen, C. M. (2010). How will you measure your life? Harvard Business Review, 88(7/8), 46

Peiperl, M. A. (2001). Getting 360° feedback right. Harvard Business Review, 79(1), 142–147

All readings are available through Canvas (under the 'Readings' tab).

It is very important that you keep up to date with your readings, and come prepared to discuss these during the beginning of our Monday classes. They will also be relevant to your weekly learning journals and final summative learning portfolio.