Music as a Source of Inspiration for Future Managers—A French Learning-By-Doing Teaching Experiment
This chapter demonstrates how music can become a source of inspiration for building effective teams. In a learning-by-doing experiment with a group of business school students participants managed to turn their group into an effective team, by playing music. Hence, we will demonstrate how these students increased their group effectiveness by referring to Tuckman and Jensen’s group development theory and also to the power of music in each development stage. The federating elements which have fostered the students’ group effectiveness will then be presented. Finally, we show how this experiment can contribute to building higher group effectiveness in the workplace.
KeywordsMusic Learning-by-doing experiment Teams Group development theory Mindfulness
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