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ERIC Number: EJ812692
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 20
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 64
ISSN: ISSN-0951-354X
Critical Management in Knowledge Organizations
Macpherson, Reynold
International Journal of Educational Management, v22 n7 p676-695 2008
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to invite educational managers and management educators to reflect critically on practice. Design/methodology/approach: Using the point of Socrates' death, the paper suggests ways of reflecting on actions using ethically-critical, socially-critical, environmentally-critical, politically-critical and globally-critical perspectives. Findings: Ways and means are found of reflecting on actions with special reference to the concept of value and the unique nature of knowledge organizations. Originality/value: The paper is of value in recommending a blend of Rawlsian egalitarian liberalism and Deweyan democratic and educative pragmatism to support ways of being critical in management education, research and in practice. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A