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ERIC Number: ED523502
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Jun
Pages: 464
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-978-0-7656-1504-6
Business and Management Education in Transitioning and Developing Countries: A Handbook
McIntyre, John R., Ed.; Alon, Ilan, Ed.
M.E. Sharpe Inc
Business education is a critical ingredient in establishing a viable middle class of managers in transitioning and developing economies. Compiled in association with the Center for International Business Education and Research, this comprehensive examination of business and management education, pedagogical models, and curricula innovations in institutions around the world is the first such work to emphasize emerging markets. This volume contains six parts. Part I, Indian Subcontinent, contains: (1) Quality in Business Education: A Study of the Indian Context (Vipin Gupta, Kamala Gollakota, and Ancheri Sreekumar); (2) Governance of Publicly Funded Business Schools: The Current Debate in India (Vipin Gupta and Kamala Gollakota); (3) Engineer as Entrepreneur: A Necessity for Successful Product Innovation in the Small-scale Industry Sector in India (V.P. Wani, T.K. Garg, and S.K. Sharma); (4) Undergraduate Curriculum in India: The Corporate Context (Raj Agrawal); and (5) Management Education in Nepal: A View from the High Country (Alfred Rosenbloom and Bijay K.C.). Part II, Russian Federation, contains: (6) Entrepreneurship Training in Postcommunist Europe (Leo Paul Dana); (7) Recent Developments in Accounting Education in Russia (Galina G. Preobragenskaya and Robert W. McGee); and (8) Developing Key Skills in Russian Business Education: A Comparison Between U.K. and American Business Programs (Scott G. Dacko). Part III, Transitioning Europe and Central Asia, contains: (9) Business Education in the Former Soviet Union Republic of Kazakhstan: A Former Dean's Perspective (Dai Rao and Liza Rybina); (10) Entrepreneurial Behavior in the Academic Environment: The Case of the Lviv Institute of Management (Sharon V. Thach, Serhiy Gvozdiov, and Galen Hull); (11) The Internationalization of Business Education in Lithuania: The Vilnius University Master Program in International Business (Vytautas Pranulis and Audra I. Mockaitis); (12) Reforming Accounting Education in Armenia (Robert W. McGee); (13) Educating Professors in a Transition Economy: A Case Study of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Robert W. McGee); and (14) Is Albania Ready for a Business School Model? Diagnosis and Prospects (Vera Ivanaj, Silvester Ivanaj, and Palok Kolnikaj). Part IV, Latin America, contains: (15) Toward the Internationalization of Business Education in Latin America (Jaime Ortiz); (16) University Entrepreneurship Education in Argentina: A Decade of Analysis (Sergio Postigo and Fernanda Tamborini); (17) Undergraduate Students as a Source of Potential Entrepreneurs: A Comparative Study Between Italy and Argentina (Sergio Postigo, Donato Iacobucci, and Maria Fernanda Tamborini); and (18) Business Education in Chile: A Case Study for Successful Transition to Market Economy in Developing Countries (Maria-Teresa Lepeley). Part V, Africa and Near East, contains: (19) Management Education in Developing Countries: What Can Business Schools Contribute? (Guy Pfefferman); (20) Education, Management, and the World's Work: Leadership Traits of Educators in Undeveloped and Developing Countries Focusing on Uganda in Sub-Saharan Africa (Romie F. Littrell and Peter Baguma); (21) Research Capacity Building: A North-South Knowledge Transfer Project (Jan-Erik Jaensson and Lettice Rutashobya); (22) Reengineering Business Education: A Case Study of the "Modular Curriculum" of Sakarya University (Rana Ozen Kutanis and Serkan Bayraktaroglu); and (23) Open vs. Closed Minds: Lessons in Management Education from the International Leadership Development Academy in Ghana (Earl N. Caldwell II and Vanessa Gail Perry). Part VI, China, contains: (24) Distance Learning Education in China (Jonatan Jelen and Ilan Alon); and (25) Educating Future Marketing Professionals in China (Ilan Alon and Le Lu). A foreword by Ben L. Kedia and index are included.
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Africa; Asia; China; India; Russia