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Business Schools Under Fire
 

Wolfgang Amman, Michael Pirson, Claus Dierksmeier, Ernst von Kimakowitz, Heiko Spitzeck

Business Schools Under Fire

Humanism in Business Series


2011, 496 pages, ISBN: 9780230349056
Publishers: Palgrave Macmillan
Series: Humanism in Business Series
Full Citation: Busines Schools Under Fire, Amann, W., Pirson, M., Dierksmeier, C., von Kimakowitz, E., Spitzeck, H. (Eds.) (2011). Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan

In a time of ecological, social and financial crisis, trust in managers is very low. Management education in general is being scrutinized for its impact on society and business schools have been described as 'silent partners in corporate crime.'

This book outlines how business schools can get out of the line of fire by presenting the cornerstones of a humanistic business education. As with any cure, it starts with an in-depth analysis of the root causes and then with a humanistic management education model details more promising ways forward. It outlines the implications of this next generation management education model for the administration of business schools as well as their core tasks of research and teaching.


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Introduction: Humanistic Management Education; W. Amann, M. Pirson, H. Spitzeck, C. Dierksmeier, E. von Kimakowitz & S. Khan

Part1: Issues with the Current Management Education

Chapter 1:
Reorienting Management Education: From the Homo Oeconomicus to Human Dignity; C. Dierksmeier
Chapter 2:
What is Business Organizing For?: The Role of Business in Society Over Time; M. Pirson
Chapter 3:
Insights on human Functioning as a Basis for Humanistic Management Education; S. Weisweiler, C. Peus, A. Nikitopoulos & D. Frey
Chapter 4:
Undergraduate Perspectives: The Business of Changing the World By Net Impact
Chapter 5:
New Leaders, New Perspectives: A Survey of MBA Student Opinions on the Relationship between Business and Social/Environmental Issues

Part 2: Ways Forward

Chapter 6: Insights from the W. Edwards Deming Memorial Conference; K. Holland
Chapter 7: From Higher Aims to Hired Hands The Social Transformation of American Business Schools and the Unfulfilled Promise of Management as a Profession; R. Khurana
Chapter 8: Experts versus Managers: A Case Against Professionalizing Management Education; A. H. Goodall
Chapter 9: Leadership Beyond the Bush MBA; H. Mintzberg
Chapter 10: What are the Principles of a Humanistic Education? R. McDonald
Chapter 11: Restoring Public Trust in the MBA: A Road-Tested Kantian Approach; W. Jarvis
Chapter 12: A Renewed Darwinian Theory of Responsible Leadership; M. Pirson
Chapter 13: Towards a Human-Centric Theory of The Firm 'Reflective Executives' - A Realistic Goal for Modern Management Education?; D. Euler & S. Seufert
Chapter 14: Giving Voice To Values: A Pedagogy for Values-Driven; M. Gentile

Part 3: Developing Socially Responsible Behavior in Managers

Chapter 15: Experimental Evidence of the Effectiveness of Different Approaches to Management Education; S. C. Schneider, M. Zollo & R. Manocha
Chapter 16: Unleashing a Rising Generation of Leading Social Change Agents: An Emerging University Pedagogy; G. Bloom & M. Pirson
Chapter 17: Humanizing Management Education; J. C. Spender & J. Kraaijenbrink
Chapter 18: Business School Research: Some Preliminary Suggestions; E. Freeman & D. Newkirk

Part 4: How to Achieve and Sustain Progress

Chapter 19: The Future Of Management Education: A Global Perspective; M. Escudero
Chapter 20: Humanistic management education in Europe; F. Baylis
Chapter 21: Responsible Management Education in Germany; A. Rehm, U. Schneidewind & K. Augenstein
Chapter 22: Humanistic Management Education in Asia: Responsible Management Education of Asian Business Schools for the Changing Era; B. Yang, D. Ding, M. Umez, C. P. Siegenthaler, A. Okamatsu & Y. Seung Park
Chapter 23: Humanistic Management Education in Africa; I. Adeleye, K. Amaeshi & C. Ogbechie
Chapter 24: Business Schools and the Pedagog of Hope: An African Perspective; E. Smit
Chapter 25: Humanism in Business Schools in Latin America; H. Hernandez
Chapter 26: A Closer Look at Business Education: Sustainability in the Curriculum Outside Organizations as Catalysts of Curriculum Change; J. Weichert & M. Pirson
Chapter 27: The Role and Development of the Aspen Institute
Chapter 28: Exploring Student Entrepreneurship: The oikos Experience of Promoting Sustainability at Faculties of Economics and Management; M. Herrndorf, P. Mesquita & K. Beck
Chapter 29: A Developmental Model for Humanistic Management Education; H. Spitzeck
Chapter 30: Taking The Pledge; K. Holland
Chapter 31: The Right Dean for Humanistic Business Schools; W. Amann & S. Khan

Part 5: The Rise of Humanistic Business Schools (HUBS)

Chapter 32: The Rise of Humanistic Business Schools as the Way Forward; W. Amann, M. Pirson, C. Dierksmeier, E. von Kimakowitz, S. Khan & H. Spitzeck

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