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Business Educator Issue Two September 2022: Research and Scholarship: Building Sustainable Futures.

Foster, Monika, Armstrong, Paul-Alan, Bhate, Seema and Janfeshar Nobari, Juila (2022) Business Educator Issue Two September 2022: Research and Scholarship: Building Sustainable Futures. University of Sunderland, Sunderland, UK.

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Co-editors’ Introduction
Welcome to Business Educator Issue 2 (2021-2022).
This Working Paper series is for scholars, researchers, early career researchers, members of the PhD community and students whose research and scholarship are located within Management Learning and Business Education.
The purpose of this Working Paper series is to provide a peer-reviewed publication to support the development of high-quality outputs from research in the areas of:
- Management Learning including leadership and management development approaches; coaching; professional development; reflexivity; creativity and innovation in management
learning; developing resilient and agile managers; internationalisation of management
learning across cultures.
- Business Education including business pedagogies; creative approaches to learning and teaching; online and hybrid approaches; digital business education; the student experience;
student as partners; collaborative approaches to business education; inclusive business education practices; work-based learning, experiential learning; internationalisation of
business education.
We are delighted that this second issue reflects the breadth of the experience within the research community in the Faculty of Business, Law, and Tourism and beyond by including
working papers from early career researchers, colleagues from University of Sunderland in London and established internationally recognised researchers.
Following the Call for Papers in October 2021, this issue contains three working papers and starts with a timely topic for all on ‘Securing the future of work: an analysis on skill gaps
between Business Education and industry needs in the UK’ by Dr Giuseppe Cantafio (Senior Lecturer (Academic Development APP and TEF University of Sunderland in London) and Awajioyem Miracle Ikoawaji (MSc International Business Management, University of Sunderland in London). This paper considers and reflects upon emerging technologies, disruptions and rapid evolution faced in the business environment. They present the case for new managers entering the market to acquire the skills needed to thrive and grow in a fastchanging
This is followed by a paper from established researchers on ‘An exploration of the impact of TNE programmes on graduate employability using stakeholder approach’ by Professor
Monika Foster (Head of School of Business and Management, University of Sunderland), Dr Yuan Zhai (Lecturer in Business, University of Teesside) and Dr Derek Watson (Associate
Professor, University of Sunderland). This paper focuses on TNE student graduateness and career progression. They provide insights and outline informed guidance on the design and
delivery of TNE programmes to further enrich graduate employability. This is followed by a paper by an early career researcher on ‘A conceptual study on the application of qualitative methods to the study of international master foundation students’ online engagement
during the pandemic lockdown’ by Iris Ren. This paper presents an emerging conceptualisation of the experience of the impact of Covid-19 on teaching practice for a teacher whose cultural differences have presented unique opportunities and challenges for developing their praxis and teaching of international postgraduate students.

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Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2022 11:53
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Author: Monika Foster ORCID iD
Author: Juila Janfeshar Nobari ORCID iD
Author: Paul-Alan Armstrong
Author: Seema Bhate

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