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ISSN: 2047-7031

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ISSN: 2047-7031  
Volume  6   Issue 1  2016  
Article Abstract
Teachers’ opinion about sustainability on management education
Keywords:  Sustainability; Management education; Principles of responsible management education
Luciana Cezarino, Etienne Cardoso Abdala, Vivian Duarte Couto Fernandes, Michelle de Castro Carrijo and Mara Alves Soares
Business Schools are making efforts to align their faculty to sustainability market demands. PRME - Principles for Responsible Management Education is a United Nations project to support business schools in educating managers with social and environmental issues conscious. The purpose of this study was to identify the faculty vision regarding to sustainability and PRME Project in Fagen - Faculty of Business and Management at Federal University of Uberlandia - Brazil. A descriptive research with a a semi structured questionnaire with 34 teachers from Fagen took place and was complemented by a focus group with eight teachers and a master student. As a result it was revealed that teachers have a concern with sustainability and believe it is very important to manager education, at the other side they have low engagement with sustainability projects and low familiarity with PRME objectives.
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