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    Reflexive Management Learning: An Integrative Review and a Conceptual Typology


    Cotter, Richard J. and Cullen, John G. (2012) Reflexive Management Learning: An Integrative Review and a Conceptual Typology. Human Resource Development Review, 11 (2). pp. 227-253. ISSN 1534-4843

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    Abstract

    The scale and reach of the recent global financial has created a fresh wave of interest in exploring more sustainable forms of management. A central thrust behind this trend in the practice of management development and education has been the accentuation of reflexivity. There are many variations in how reflexivity is understood, and this article aims to explore the various philosophical roots and contemporary understandings of reflexive management learning (which we refer to in this article as RML). Rather than assuming that RML is “one thing,” we attempt to integrate disparate understandings of it in classical and contemporary theory and propose a conceptual typology of the various forms of RML as it is studied and practiced. We conclude by reviewing some of the problematic aspects of RML and signpost further avenues of research in the field.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: reflexivity; reflection; management learning;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Business
    Item ID: 11252
    Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1177/1534484312438874
    Depositing User: Dr. John G. Cullen
    Date Deposited: 14 Oct 2019 13:54
    Journal or Publication Title: Human Resource Development Review
    Publisher: Sage Publications
    Refereed: Yes
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