Teaching leadership in UAE business and education programmes: a habermasian analysis within an islamic context
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The study uses Habermas' account of critical theory to investigate leadership curriculum in selected UAE business and education programmes and examine the extent to which the curriculum is derived from and linked to students' cultural and Islamic values. The study is conducted in response to scholars' call for developing leadership models and practices that integrate both traditional and international knowledge to mitigate the dominance of Western theories and values over the curriculum, which threatens the Islamic and cultural identity. It aims to start a dialogue between different sources of knowledge and to select the practices that work best in a certain society given its unique cultural and religious values. This research employs a mixed methods approach that takes classical pragmatism as its philosophical foundation. The purpose for mixing methods is complementarity, development and triangulation (Greene, 2007). Research methods include critical discourse analysis of course materials, class observat...
Hamad bin Khalifa University Press (HBKU Press)
Elkaleh, Eman, "Teaching leadership in UAE business and education programmes: a habermasian analysis within an islamic context" (2015). All Works. 3302.
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