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The Future of the MBA: Designing the Thinker of the Future

Mihnea C. Moldoveanu and Roger L. Martin

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195340143
eISBN:
9780199851775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340143.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

The MBA is probably the hottest ticket among the current university graduate degree offerings—every year, more than 120,000 students enroll in MBA programs in the United States, and the estimates in ... More


The Development of Managers

John F. Wilson and Andrew Thomson

in The Making of Modern Management: British Management in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261581
eISBN:
9780191718588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261581.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter examines the development, education, and training of managers in Britain. It reviews national education and training institutions from basic education to universities and professional ... More


The Contemporary University, 1978 to the Present

John W. Boyer

in The University of Chicago: A History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226242514
eISBN:
9780226242651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226242651.003.0007
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter highlights major themes of the previous chapters up to the current day. It explores the work of Hanna Gray in rebuilding university finances and fundraising in the 1980s and in ... More


Spreading the Gospel of Change

in The Roots, Rituals, and Rhetorics of Change: North American Business Schools After the Second World War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776165
eISBN:
9780804778916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776165.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter examines the spread of the vision for change in business schools and management education in North America in the 1950s. It describes major developments in four different leading ... More


The Lessons of History

in The Roots, Rituals, and Rhetorics of Change: North American Business Schools After the Second World War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776165
eISBN:
9780804778916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776165.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the reform of business schools in North America during the period from 1945 to 1970. It describes the challenges faced by the advocates of ... More


The Rhetoric of Professionalism

in The Roots, Rituals, and Rhetorics of Change: North American Business Schools After the Second World War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776165
eISBN:
9780804778916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776165.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter examines the postwar pursuit of professional status for business and business schools in North America. It highlights concerns about the vision of managers and management that should be ... More


Research on Business Schools: Themes, Conjectures, and Future Directions

Ulrich Hommel and Howard Thomas

in The Institutional Development of Business Schools

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198713364
eISBN:
9780191781773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713364.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The purpose of this chapter is to review the current state of the literature by identifying the main research themes, by examining the contributions within each theme, and by discussing the ... More


The Twentieth-Century Business School: Integrating the Vocational and Scientific Traditions

in Creating New Knowledge in Management: Appropriating the Field's Lost Foundations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770750
eISBN:
9780804778374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770750.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

In the twentieth century, reforms enabled the business school to acquire graduate-professional status and to deliver the research university's requisite synergy between basic science and applied ... More


Georges F. Doriot: 1899–1987: Dream Builder

Edward Morris

in Wall Streeters: The Creators and Corruptors of American Finance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170543
eISBN:
9780231540506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170543.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The chapter describes Georges Doriot and the formation of the American Research and Development Company, the world’s first venture capital firm.


The Institutional Development of Business Schools

Andrew M. Pettigrew, Eric Cornuel, and Ulrich Hommel (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198713364
eISBN:
9780191781773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713364.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

In recent times, the fastest growing part of the higher education system has been business schools. There has been an established set of university-based business schools in the U.S.A. since the ... More


The Roots, Rituals, and Rhetorics of Change: North American Business Schools After the Second World War

Mie Augier and James G. March

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776165
eISBN:
9780804778916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776165.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Some rather remarkable changes took place in North American business schools between 1945 and 1970, altering the character of these institutions, the possibilities for their future, and the terms of ... More


The Nineteenth-Century Business School: Fall of the Classical and Rise of the Vocational and School of Opportunity Traditions

in Creating New Knowledge in Management: Appropriating the Field's Lost Foundations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770750
eISBN:
9780804778374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770750.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

The collegiate school of business (CSB) was established to elevate business training and to make higher education practical. An example of the CSB was the Wharton School of Finance and Economy (WSFE) ... More


An Engine of Change: The Ford Foundation

in The Roots, Rituals, and Rhetorics of Change: North American Business Schools After the Second World War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776165
eISBN:
9780804778916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776165.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter examines the role of the Ford Foundation in the reform of business schools in North America. It explains that the foundation nurtured the reform of business schools by commissioning a ... More


Towards a Vision for a Networked European Business School

Chris Cooper

in Franco-British Academic Partnerships: The Next Chapter: The Next Chapter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316630
eISBN:
9781846316777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316777.014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter assesses the networked alliance of the Burgundy School of Business and Oxford Brookes University Business School. This alliance presents the opportunity to incubate a model of ... More


The Role of the UK Media in the Communications Strategies of France's Grande École Business Schools

Brigitte Fournier

in Franco-British Academic Partnerships: The Next Chapter: The Next Chapter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316630
eISBN:
9781846316777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316777.026
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

A high priority of French business schools is to recruit top students for master's and executive education programmes. They rely on international media for editorial coverage and inclusion in the ... More


An Introduction

in The Roots, Rituals, and Rhetorics of Change: North American Business Schools After the Second World War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776165
eISBN:
9780804778916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776165.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about changes in business schools in North America after World War 2, particularly during the period from 1945 to 1970. This ... More


The Rhetoric of Reality

in The Roots, Rituals, and Rhetorics of Change: North American Business Schools After the Second World War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776165
eISBN:
9780804778916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776165.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter addresses the question of connecting managerial education to some version of reality in the process of business school reform in North America. It explains that the debate on this issue ... More


Business Schools Inside the Academy: What Are the Prospects for Interdepartmental Research Collaboration?

Ewan Ferlie, Graeme Currie, Julie Davies, and Nora Ramadan

in The Institutional Development of Business Schools

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198713364
eISBN:
9780191781773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713364.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter reports an exploratory investigation into inter-disciplinary Mode 1 research occurring between university-based U.K. business schools and other local academic departments: an arena that ... More


Building a Research University

Glenn C. Altschuler and Isaac Kramnick

in Cornell: A History, 1940-2015

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801444258
eISBN:
9780801471896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801444258.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter discusses Cornell University's transformation into a research university after World War II. It examines the role played by two Cornell presidents, Edmund Ezra Day and Deane Waldo ... More


The Contexts of Change

in The Roots, Rituals, and Rhetorics of Change: North American Business Schools After the Second World War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776165
eISBN:
9780804778916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776165.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter considers some major elements of the context in which changes in business schools in North America took place. It suggests that the course of the reforms was shaped by the context of the ... More


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