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Mie Augier - The Roots, Rituals, and Rhetorics of Change: North American Business Schools After the Second World War - 9780804776165 - V9780804776165
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The Roots, Rituals, and Rhetorics of Change: North American Business Schools After the Second World War

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Description for The Roots, Rituals, and Rhetorics of Change: North American Business Schools After the Second World War Hardback. The book is a historical study of the changes that took place in North American business schools in the 25 years after the Second World, their roots in earlier history, and their impact on the rhetoric of debate over key issues in management education. Num Pages: 376 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JNL; KJB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 661. Weight in Grams: 633.

Some rather remarkable changes took place in North American business schools between 1945 and 1970, altering the character of these institutions, the possibilities for their future, and the terms of discourse about them. This period represents a minor revolution, during which business school are reported to have become more academic, more analytic, and more quantitative.

The Roots, Rituals, and Rhetorics of Change considers these changes and explores their roots. It traces the origins of this quiet revolution and shows how it shaped discussions about management education, leading to a shift in that weakened the place of business cases and ... Read more

The text considers how the rhetoric of change was organized around three core questions: Should business schools concern themselves primarily with experiential knowledge or with academic knowledge? What vision of managers and management should be reflected by business schools? How should managerial education connect its teaching to some version of reality?

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Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Number of pages
376
Condition
New
Number of Pages
376
Place of Publication
Palo Alto, United States
ISBN
9780804776165
SKU
V9780804776165
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 7 to 11 working days
Ref
99-50

About Mie Augier
Mie Augier is a social science research associate at Stanford University and Research Associate Professor at the Naval Postgraduate School where she works on research for the Director of Office of Net Assessment, Office of the Secretary of Defense. James G. March is Professor Emeritus at Stanford University, where he has been on the faculty since 1970. ... Read more

Reviews for The Roots, Rituals, and Rhetorics of Change: North American Business Schools After the Second World War
"In The Roots, Rituals, and Rhetorics of Change, Augier and March offer us a compelling discussion of the transformations [in education] that follow [the Second World War]. The reform story is a complicated one of course, but in their hands, it is easy to grasp. . . Augier and March wrote a terrific appraisal of the reformation and its legacy."—James ... Read more

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