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ERIC Number: ED528456
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Sep
Pages: 496
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: 0-2303-4905-6
Business Schools under Fire: Humanistic Management Education as the Way Forward. Humanism in Business Series
Amann, Wolfgang, Ed.; Pirson, Michael, Ed.; Dierksmeier, Claus, Ed.; Von Kimakowitz, Ernst, Ed.; Spitzeck, Heiko, Ed.
Palgrave Macmillan
In a time of instability trust in managers is low. Management education is being scrutinized for its impact on society and business schools have been considered as "silent partners in corporate crime." This book outlines how business schools can get out of the line of fire by presenting the cornerstones of a humanistic business education. This book begins with "Humanistic Management Education," by W. Amann, M. Pirson, H. Spitzeck, C. Dierksmeier, E.von Kimakowitz & S. Khan. Part I, Issues with the Current Management Education, contains the following: (1) Reorienting Management Education: From the Homo Oeconomicus to Human Dignity (C. Dierksmeier); (2) What is Business Organizing For? The Role of Business in Society Over Time (M. Pirson); and (3) Insights on human Functioning as a Basis for Humanistic Management Education (S. Weisweiler, C. Peus, A. Nikitopoulos & D. Frey). Part II, Ways Forward, contains the following: (4) Insights from the W. Edwards Deming Memorial Conference (K. Holland); (5) The Social Transformation of American Business Schools and the Unfulfilled Promise of Management as a Profession (R. Khurana); (6) Experts versus Managers: A Case Against Professionalizing Management Education (A. H. Goodall); (7) Leadership Beyond the Bush MBA (H. Mintzberg); (8) What are the Principles of a Humanistic Education? (R. McDonald); (9) Restoring Public Trust in the MBA: A Road-Tested Kantian Approach (W. Jarvis); (10) A Renewed Darwinian Theory of Responsible Leadership (M. Pirson); (11) "Reflective Executives"--A Realistic Goal for Modern Management Education? (D. Euler & S. Seufert); and (12) Giving Voice To Values: A Pedagogy for Values-Driven (M. Gentile). Part III, Developing Socially Responsible Behavior in Managers, contains the following: (13) Experimental Evidence of the Effectiveness of Different Approaches to Management Education (S. C. Schneider, M. Zollo & R. Manocha); (14) Unleashing a Rising Generation of Leading Social Change Agents: An Emerging University Pedagogy (G. Bloom & M. Pirson); (15) Humanizing Management Education (J. C. Spender & J. Kraaijenbrink); and (16) Business School Research: Some Preliminary Suggestions (E. Freeman & D. Newkirk). Part IV, How to Achieve and Sustain Progress, contains the following: (17) The Future Of Management Education: A Global Perspective (M. Escudero); (18) Humanistic management education in Europe (F. Baylis); (19) Responsible Management Education in Germany (A. Rehm, U. Schneidewind & K. Augenstein); (20) Humanistic Management Education in Asia: Responsible Management Education of Asian Business Schools for the Changing Era (B. Yang, D. Ding, M. Umez, C. P. Siegenthaler, A. Okamatsu & Y. Seung Park); (21) Humanistic Management Education in Africa (I. Adeleye, K. Amaeshi & C. Ogbechie); (22) Business Schools and the Pedagogy of Hope: An African Perspective (E. Smit); (23) Humanism in Business Schools in Latin America (H. Hernandez); (24) Outside Organizations as Catalysts of Curriculum Change (J. Weichert & M. Pirson); (25) Exploring Student Entrepreneurship: The oikos Experience of Promoting Sustainability at Faculties of Economics and Management (M. Herrndorf, P. Mesquita & K. Beck); (26) A Developmental Model for Humanistic Management Education (H. Spitzeck); (27) Taking The Pledge (K. Holland); and (28) The Right Dean for Humanistic Business Schools (W. Amann & S. Khan). Part V, The Rise of the Humanistic Business Schools (HUBS), contains the following: (29) The Rise of Humanistic Business Schools as the Way Forward (W. Amann, M. Pirson, C. Dierksmeier, E. von Kimakowitz, S. Khan & H. Spitzeck). (Contains 22 tables and 30 figures.)
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Africa; Asia; Germany