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The Corporatization of the Business School : Minerva Meets the Market

Huzzard, Tony LU ; Benner, Mats LU and Kärreman, Dan LU (2017)
Abstract
With business schools becoming increasingly market-driven, questionable trends have emerged, such as the conflation of academic and corporate management, and the notion that academics and students are market players, who respond rationally to market signals.

Using individual studies from leading scholars in a variety of disciplines and countries, this book identifies the global pressures behind these trends. It focuses on the debates surrounded the commercialization of business schools, and the rise of different methods of measuring their success. In their unique approach, the authors and editors discuss the impact of the confrontation between the timeless values embodied by Minerva, the Roman goddess of Wisdom, and the hard... (More)
With business schools becoming increasingly market-driven, questionable trends have emerged, such as the conflation of academic and corporate management, and the notion that academics and students are market players, who respond rationally to market signals.

Using individual studies from leading scholars in a variety of disciplines and countries, this book identifies the global pressures behind these trends. It focuses on the debates surrounded the commercialization of business schools, and the rise of different methods of measuring their success. In their unique approach, the authors and editors discuss the impact of the confrontation between the timeless values embodied by Minerva, the Roman goddess of Wisdom, and the hard realities of competition and corporatization in modern society. (Less)
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business schools, critical management studies, lived experience, neo-liberalism, new public management
pages
256 pages
publisher
Taylor & Francis
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  • scopus:85027100160
  • scopus:85027100160
ISBN
978-1-138-19120-7
978-1-138-19114-3
DOI
10.4324/9781315640594
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English
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  abstract     = {With business schools becoming increasingly market-driven, questionable trends have emerged, such as the conflation of academic and corporate management, and the notion that academics and students are market players, who respond rationally to market signals.<br/><br/>Using individual studies from leading scholars in a variety of disciplines and countries, this book identifies the global pressures behind these trends. It focuses on the debates surrounded the commercialization of business schools, and the rise of different methods of measuring their success. In their unique approach, the authors and editors discuss the impact of the confrontation between the timeless values embodied by Minerva, the Roman goddess of Wisdom, and the hard realities of competition and corporatization in modern society.},
  author       = {Huzzard, Tony and Benner, Mats and Kärreman, Dan},
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  keyword      = {business schools,critical management studies,lived experience,neo-liberalism,new public management},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Book Editor},
  pages        = {256},
  publisher    = {Taylor & Francis},
  title        = {The Corporatization of the Business School : Minerva Meets the Market},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315640594},
  year         = {2017},
}