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Gravy training : inside the business of business schools

Author: Stuart Crainer; Des Dearlove
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass Publishers, ©1999.
Series: Jossey-Bass business & management series.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"In Gravy Training, two hard-hitting business writers present the controversial results of their own investigation into the world's most prestigious business schools. Are such elite centers of management education as Columbia, Stanford, and Wharton really crucibles of cutting-edge theory and expertise? Or are they merely cash cows for the universities and their faculties?"--BOOK JACKET.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Crainer; Des Dearlove
ISBN: 0787949310 9780787949310 0787908584 9780787908584
OCLC Number: 41612285
Description: xxii, 315 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The business school phenomenon --
Building an engineer's paradise --
Business or ivory tower? --
The industrialization of the MBA --
The business of professorship --
Strings attached? --
Alumni associations --
Rankings on the line --
The new competition --
Uncertain futures --
Where now for business schools?
Series Title: Jossey-Bass business & management series.
Responsibility: Stuart Crainer, Des Dearlove.
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This inside look at the lucrative world of top business schools reveals that they aren't always seats of new economic theory, strategic innovation and best management practices, but are sometimes  Read more...

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