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Business in the Movies

A guide to using film clips and quotes to describe business situations in presentations and classes for both students and faculty.


Additional Articles

Teaching Entrepreneurial Mindset: Lessons from Dead Poets Society;Heidi M Neck, Virginia W Gerde, Christopher P Neck. International Journal of Entrepreneurship Education. 2007. Vol. 5; p. 175

Entrepreneurship in the Cinema: Feature Films as Case Material in Entrepreneurship Education
Marco van Gelderen, Karen Verduyn. International Journal of Entrepreneurship Education. 2003. Vol. 1, Iss. 4; p. 585

Ripley, Burke, German and Friends: Using the film Aliens to teach leadership and power
K. V. Harrington. Organizational Behavior Teaching Review. 1990. Vol. 14, Iss. 3; 79-86

Bronson, Brenner, and McQueen: Do they have something to teach us about influencing others?
L. K. Michaelsen. Organizational Behavior Teaching Review. 1987. Vol. 12, Iss. 4; 144-154

Using film to examine the place of ethics in business
V. W. Gerde. The Journal of Legal Studies Education. 1996. Vol. 14, Iss. 2; 199-214

Carpe diem: Lessons about organization and management from Dead Poets Society
T. T. Serey. Journal of Management Education. 1992. Vol. 16, Iss. 3; 374-381

The use of films in accounting instruction
W. J. Fleig. Accounting Review. 1950. Vol. 25, Iss. 1; 94-96

Theses & Dissertations


The use of movies in management education since "life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get,"
C. Baccarani. 2002. In Selected papers from the 13th International Conference on College Teaching and Learning , p. 7-26

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