Journal of Business Ethics

, Volume 49, Issue 2, pp 201–211

Business Ethics Teaching: Using Conversational Learning to Build an Effective Classroom Learning Environment

  • Ronald R. Sims

DOI: 10.1023/B:BUSI.0000015782.99051.d4

Cite this article as:
Sims, R.R. Journal of Business Ethics (2004) 49: 201. doi:10.1023/B:BUSI.0000015782.99051.d4


Building an effective classroom learningenvironment requires that business ethicsteachers pay particular attention to creating aclassroom environment that values the ideasothers have to offer. This article discussesthe importance of conversational learning tobusiness ethics teaching for effectivelearning. The paper also considers thebusiness ethics teacher's role in using aconversational learning approach to teachingbusiness ethics and some learning processesused to create a classroom climate conducive tothis approach for those interested in creatingnew kinds of conversation in their businessethics teaching efforts.

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ronald R. Sims
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Business AdministrationCollege of William and MaryWilliamsburgU.S.A.