The Business School: Serving Mammon or the University
The Purpose of Business: Contemporary Perspectives from Different Walks of Life, Albert Erisman and David Gautschi, eds, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015
Posted: 7 Nov 2015 Last revised: 22 Jan 2016
Date Written: November 19, 2015
What are business schools to do? For slightly more than a century, there has been a protracted debate about the business school in the university. We argue that business schools have a special responsibility to advance understanding of business context and how it evolves. In so doing the business school naturally establishes itself as both a legitimate academic unit of the university and as a purveyor of value to the constituencies it serves as a professional school.
Keywords: Business Schools, Universities, Innovation in Education
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