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From higher aims to hired hands: the social transformation of American business schools and the unfulfilled promise of management as a profession

Author: Khurana, Rakesh Publisher: Princeton University Press, 2007.Language: EnglishDescription: 531 p. : Graphs/Ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780691120201Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Book Asia Campus
Reference Section - Career
Print Z12 .K48 2007
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Print Z12 .K48 2007
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Includes bibliographical references and index


From Higher Aims to Hired Hands The Social Transformation of American Business Schools and the Unfulfilled Promise of Management as a Profession Contents Introduction Business Education and the Social Transformation of American Management 1 I The Professionalization Project in American Business Education, 1881-1941 1 An Occupation in Search of Legitimacy 23 2 Ideas of Order: Science, the Professions, and the University in Late Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century America 5/ 3 The Invention of the University-Based Business School 87 4 "A Very III-Defined Institution": The Business School as Aspiring Professional School 137 II The Institutionalization of Business Schools, 1941-1970 5 The Changing Institutional Field in the Postwar Era 195 6 Disciplining the Business School Faculty: The Impact of the Foundations 233 III The Triumph of the Market and the Abandonment of the Professionalization Project, 1970-the Present 7 Unintended Consequences: The Post-Ford Business School and the Fall of Managerialism 291 8 Business Schools in the Marketplace 333 Epilogue Ideas of Order Revisited: Markets, Hierarchies, and Communities 363 Acknowledgments 385 Bibliographic and Methods Note 387 Notes 397 Selected Bibliography 483 Index 509

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