How to Develop a Transdisciplinary Approach for Teaching Humanities in Business Educational Organisations

By Carlos Rabasso and Francisco Javier Rabasso.

Published by The International Journal of Humanities Education

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This paper presents a transversal approach that is necessary for teaching humanities in management educational organizations. The purpose of this work is to broaden the scope of our educational business community toward human sciences and cultural studies, areas of knowledge poorly studied in our business universities, where disciplines such as management, marketing, human resources, and so on supposedly include the mentioned humanist fields in their course outlines and seminars. This paper shows how for the intellectual development of our students and future managers, it is vital that business institutions value the role of humanist disciplines of critical inquiry with independent multidisciplinary human sciences departments. Along with this line of thought, this paper discusses how different management and business educational institutions—respecting the peculiarities and/or the specific characteristics of each culture—can contribute in the creation of an open learning organization thanks to humanities.

Keywords: Transversal Teaching, Cultural Studies, Humanistic Management

The International Journal of Humanities Education, Volume 13, Issue 3, September 2015, pp.1-8. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Published online: June 18, 2015 (Article: Electronic (PDF File; 336.304KB)).

Carlos Rabasso

Associate Professor, Economics, Culture, and International Relations, NEOMA Business School, Rouen, France

Francisco Javier Rabasso

Associate Professor, UFR Lettres et Sciences Humaines, Université de Rouen, Rouen, Seine Maritime, France