JOURNAL OF STRATEGIC INNOVATION AND SUSTAINABILITY
Toward Sustainable Sustainability Learning: Lessons from a U.S. MBA Study
Abroad Program in Scandinavia
Author(s): Robert Strand
Citation: Robert Strand, (2011) "Toward Sustainable Sustainability Learning: Lessons from a U.S. MBA Study Abroad Program in Scandinavia," Journal of Strategic Innovation and Sustainability, Vol. 7, Iss. 2, pp. 41 - 63
Article Type: Research paper
Publisher: North American Business Press
The debate about how to “fix” business schools is intensifying which has coincided with a call for a greater attention to sustainability in business and business education. Teaching sustainability in MBA programs, however, raises a number of questions and challenges. This article presents a few straightforward ideas to address these challenges and offers findings from MBA level sustainability courses I have taught at a major U.S. business school- including a study abroad course to Scandinavia- in which these ideas have demonstrated their effectiveness.