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The Business School and the Bottom Line / Ken Starkey & Nick Tiratsoo

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Publication date: 2007. Condition: Very good. The dust jacket is in very good condition, with just a little edge wear along the top edge. internally teh book is in very good condition - clean, tight and unmarked. Content: In recent decades, business schools have become important components of higher education throughout the world. The Business School and the Bottom Line charts the history and character of business schools in the light of current debates about the role of universities and the evolution of advanced economies. In recent decades, business schools have become important components of higher education throughout the world. Yet, surprisingly, they have received little serious attention. This book provides a sober and evidence-based assessment, charting the history and character of business schools in the light of current debates about the role of universities and the evolution of advanced economies. Previous commentators have viewed business schools as falling between two stools: lacking in academic rigour yet simultaneously derided by the corporate world as broadly irrelevant. However, over-concern with criticism risks ignoring the benefits of reform. What business schools need is reconfiguration based on new relationships with academia and business. Such change would deliver institutions that are truly fit for purpose, allowing them to become key players in the 21st century's emergent knowledge societies. This timely critique should be read by academics and policy-makers concerned with the present state and future development of business education.

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Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
16 x 23 x 2 cm
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521865115
ISBN-13:
9780521865111
Number of pages:
239
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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Publication date: 2007. Condition: Very good. The dust jacket is in very good condition, with just a little edge wear along the top edge. internally teh book is in very good condition - clean, tight and unmarked. Content: In recent decades, business schools have become important components of higher education throughout the world. The Business School and the Bottom Line charts the history and character of business schools in the light of current debates about the role of universities and the evolution of advanced economies. In recent decades, business schools have become important components of higher education throughout the world. Yet, surprisingly, they have received little serious attention. This book provides a sober and evidence-based assessment, charting the history and character of business schools in the light of current debates about the role of universities and the evolution of advanced economies. Previous commentators have viewed business schools as falling between two stools: lacking in academic rigour yet simultaneously derided by the corporate world as broadly irrelevant. However, over-concern with criticism risks ignoring the benefits of reform. What business schools need is reconfiguration based on new relationships with academia and business. Such change would deliver institutions that are truly fit for purpose, allowing them to become key players in the 21st century's emergent knowledge societies. This timely critique should be read by academics and policy-makers concerned with the present state and future development of business education.

Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
16 x 23 x 2 cm
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521865115
ISBN-13:
9780521865111
Number of pages:
239
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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