Conference Proceedings

Indigenous Management Education and the Management Academy

Michelle Evans, Rick Colbourne, Ella Yvette Henry, Brent Mainprize, Daniel Stewart, Ian O Williamson

Academy of Management Proceedings | Academy of Management | Published : 2015

Abstract

Indigenous entrepreneurism, business ownership and self-employment are growing across first world nations, creating great need for Indigenous business education. Some Universities have created bespoke programs that bring Indigenous business people, executives, and nascent entrepreneurs into the higher education space and others have created programs that are conducted in community based settings. Panelists will present models of Indigenous business education programs and address implications for teaching, research, and how assisting Indigenous economic development is a key concern for Universities. The panelists will direct an engaging conversation that seeks to surface key tensions inherent..

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