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Rethinking the MBA : business education at a crossroads

Author: Srikant M Datar; David A Garvin; Patrick G Cullen
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Harvard Business Press, ©2010.
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This book provides case studies showing how leading MBA programs have begun reinventing themselves for the better. Also offer concrete ideas for how business schools can surmount the challenges that come with reinvention, including securing faculty with new skills and experimenting with new pedagogies. Rich with examples and thoroughly researched, this book also helps to reveals why and how business schools must  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Srikant M Datar; David A Garvin; Patrick G Cullen
ISBN: 9781422131640 1422131645
OCLC Number: 436026627
Description: x, 378 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction : a degree in transition --
The changing MBA marketplace --
A close look at the curriculum --
A rising chorus of concerns --
Meeting the challenges of globalization, leadership, and integration --
Innovations in pedagogy and course design --
University of Chicago Booth School of Business : flexibility and the discipline-based approach --
INSEAD : the credo of globalization --
The Center for Creative Leadership : leadership development at the core --
Harvard Business School : general management and the focus on practice --
Yale School of Management : integration and large-scale change --
Stanford Graduate School of Business : customization and large-scale change --
Conclusion : business schools at a crossroads.
Responsibility: Srikant M. Datar, David A. Garvin, Patrick G. Cullen.
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Documents a chorus of concerns about business schools gleaned from interviews with deans and executives, and from an analysis of curricula and trends in graduate business education. This title  Read more...

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