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Sociodrama as a Creative Learning Strategy in Business Administration

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ABSTRACT

Sociodrama is a learning process focused on solutions for human relationship problems. It offers the opportunity for groups to clarify values and review behaviors, practicing new spontaneous and creative attitudes. The objective of this work is to analyze and discuss how sociodrama can be used as a methodological strategy for cooperative education in business administration. More specifically, to show how sociodramatic sessions can be used in different organizational contexts and to discuss how sociodramatic interventions foster creativity and change in the learning process between the main facilitator and other actors involved. To reach those objectives, three experiences are presented in the paper. The situations here presented show that the same technique, used with different groups, is a creative way to intervene and work with groups. It can serve critical thinking and group bonding, can foster motivation or help a group clarify values and define priorities.

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Bidart-Novaes, M. , Brunstein, J. , Gil, A. and Drummond, J. (2014) Sociodrama as a Creative Learning Strategy in Business Administration. Creative Education, 5, 1322-1333. doi: 10.4236/ce.2014.514151.

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