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British Management Developments from the 1940s

Edward Brech, Andrew Thomson, and John F. Wilson

in Lyndall Urwick, Management Pioneer: A Biography

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199541966
eISBN:
9780191715433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541966.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Strategy

This chapter covers a period when several British management institutions were initiated and Urwick played a key role in most of them. Urwick's Chairmanship of the Education Committee of the ... More


Lyndall Urwick, Management Pioneer: A Biography

Edward Brech, Andrew Thomson, and John F. Wilson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199541966
eISBN:
9780191715433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541966.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Strategy

The book reviews the career of Lyndall Urwick, the dominant figure in British management between the late 1920s and the early 1960s, both in terms of his writings and his passion in pursuit of ... More


Later Writings

Edward Brech, Andrew Thomson, and John F. Wilson

in Lyndall Urwick, Management Pioneer: A Biography

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199541966
eISBN:
9780191715433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541966.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Strategy

This chapter covers a selection of Urwick's writings from the Second World War onwards. There are twelve subsections, some dealing with individual books, others topic areas, and in all covering a ... More


Managers—The Social and Cultural Environment

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/9780199261581.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter examines the role of industry in British society, reflecting Rubinstein’s argument that ‘Britain’s was never fundamentally an industrial and manufacturing economy; rather, it was always, ... More


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


Wartime

Edward Brech, Andrew Thomson, and John F. Wilson

in Lyndall Urwick, Management Pioneer: A Biography

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199541966
eISBN:
9780191715433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541966.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Strategy

This chapter covers Urwick's roles and activities during the Second World War, when he took leave of absence from Urwick Orr to enter public service. It is, however, largely a story of frustration. ... More


Diabetes

Stephanie Zaza, Peter A. Briss, and Kate W. Harris

in The Guide to Community Preventive Services: What works to promote health?

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195151091
eISBN:
9780199864973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151091.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter summarizes the conclusions and recommendations from the Task Force on interventions to reduce the burden of diabetes. For interventions in the healthcare system, the Task Force ... 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


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 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


Challenges in University Technology Transfer and the Promising Role of Entrepreneurship Education

Andrew Nelson and Thomas Byers

in The Chicago Handbook of University Technology Transfer and Academic Entrepreneurship

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226178349
eISBN:
9780226178486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226178486.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter outlines the many challenges that confront efforts to commercialize university technologies via spinouts or startups. It also considers the role of entrepreneurship education in relation ... More


The Rhetoric of Relevance

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/9780804776165.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter deals with the issue of relevance in the process of reforming the teaching of management education in business schools in North America. It highlights pedagogical concerns about ... More


A Legend of Change: Abraham Flexner

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/9780804776165.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter examines the influence of Abraham Flexner and his Flexner Report, published in 1910 as a critique of medical schools in the U.S., on the reform of business schools in North America. It ... More


Governance

Brendan Cantwell, Rómulo Pinheiro, and Marek Kwiek

in High Participation Systems of Higher Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198828877
eISBN:
9780191867347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828877.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter finds that governance is necessarily complex in high participation systems (HPS) of higher education and discusses actual governance arrangements. Extensive social entanglement ... 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


Management Educators Are Asleep at the Wheel: Integrating the Topic of Sleep into Management Education

Christopher M. Barnes, Maartje E. Schouten, and Evelyn van de Veen

in Work and Sleep: Research Insights for the Workplace

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190217662
eISBN:
9780190600822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217662.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Employees commonly work on short amounts of sleep. This creates a variety of negative effects on their experiences and performance at work. However, management education is silent on this topic. ... More


Implications and Conclusions

Georges Romme

in The Quest for Professionalism: The Case of Management and Entrepreneurship

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198737735
eISBN:
9780191801266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737735.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

The key implications and conclusions arising from the argument in The Quest for Professionalism are outlined and discussed. Several complementary paths for professionalizing management practice and ... More


Defining Public Schools and Understanding Their Shifting Terrain

Sarah M. Stitzlein

in American Public Education and the Responsibility of its Citizens: Supporting Democracy in the Age of Accountability

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190657383
eISBN:
9780190692568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190657383.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Chapter three illustrates the essential role of public schools in a vibrant democracy. I define what public schools are, identifying five key elements essential to their form and function. My ... More


The Quest for Professionalism: The Case of Management and Entrepreneurship

Georges Romme

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198737735
eISBN:
9780191801266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737735.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Early pioneers in management thinking, such as Henri Fayol and Peter Drucker, conceived of management as a professional activity that serves the greater good. Today, however, many organizations are ... More


Developing Leaders by Executive Coaching: Practice and Evidence

Andromachi Athanasopoulou and Sue Dopson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199681952
eISBN:
9780191761713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681952.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

In its approximately twenty-five years of existence, the executive coaching field has rapidly grown, becoming a highly profitable market globally. It emerges as a recognized approach to improve ... More


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