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Confronting managerialism : how the business elite and their schools threw our lives out of balance

Author: Robert R Locke; J C Spender
Publisher: London ; New York : Zed Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a scathing critique of the influence of neoclassical economics and modern finance on business school teaching and management practice.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert R Locke; J C Spender
ISBN: 9781780320717 178032071X 9781780320724 1780320728
OCLC Number: 912475524
Description: xix, 217 p. ; 22 cm
Contents: ForewordIntroduction: Managerialism and Business School Education (1920-1970)1. The Failure of Management Science and the US Business School Model2. US Managerialsm and Business Schools Fail to Find Their Moral Compass3. Managerialism and the Decline of the US Automobile Industry4. Managerialism, Business Schools, and our Financial CrisisConclusion: Back to BalanceReferences
Responsibility: Robert. R Locke and J.-C. Spender.

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'Everyone should read this book to see what is so wrong with finance capitalism U.S.-style. The book's expose of bad "management philosophy from hell" carries one forward like an adventure story as Read more...

 
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