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Rethinking undergraduate business education : liberal learning for the profession

Author: Anne Colby; Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, ©2011.
Series: The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, 20
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"This book is from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching's three-year effort developed in response to concerns about the failures of business education to prepare undergraduates for their responsibilities in society, including in their business practice. Business leaders stress the importance of liberal learning but most liberal arts courses are not well-integrated with the business curriculum.  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Colby; Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
ISBN: 9780470889626 0470889624
OCLC Number: 699765434
Notes: "The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching."
Description: xviii, 190 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Liberal learning for business education: an integrative vision --
Business and the academy: founding hopes and continuing challenges --
On the ground: the challenges of undergraduate business education --
The meaning and relevance of liberal education --
Teaching for key dimensions of liberal learning --
Pedagogies of liberal learning in business education --
Structural approaches to integration: building institutional intentionality --
Emerging agendas: globalization and entrepreneurship --
The way forward.
Series Title: The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, 20
Responsibility: Anne Colby [and others] ; foreword by Lee S. Shulman.
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Business is the largest undergraduate major in the United States and still growing. This reality, along with the immense power of the business sector and its significance for national and global  Read more...

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