Business Schools Under Fire: Humanistic Management Education as the Way Forward

Hardcover | September 15, 2011

EditorWolfgang Amann, Michael Pirson, Claus Dierksmeier

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In a time of instability trust in managers is low. Management education is being scrutinized for its impact on society and business schools have been considered 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.

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In a time of instability trust in managers is low. Management education is being scrutinized for its impact on society and business schools have been considered 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 educati...

WOLFGANG AMANN is the Executive Academic Director of Executive Education and Faculty at Goethe Business School in Frankfurt, Germany, and teaches on a variety of strategy and governance topics. He was previously the principal project leader to turn the European Business School into a fully integrated university with multiple disciplin...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:496 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.06 inPublished:September 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Humanistic Management Education; W.Amann, M.Pirson, H.Spitzeck, C.Dierksmeier, E.von Kimakowitz S.Khan
PART I: ISSUES WITH THE CURRENT MANAGEMENT EDUCATION
Reorienting Management Education: From the Homo Oeconomicus to Human Dignity; C.Dierksmeier
What is Business Organizing For?: The Role of Business in Society Over Time; M.Pirson
Insights on human Functioning as a Basis for Humanistic Management Education; S.Weisweiler, C.Peus, A.Nikitopoulos & D.Frey
Undergraduate Perspectives: The Business of Changing the World By Net Impact
New Leaders, New Perspectives: A Survey of MBA Student Opinions on the Relationship between Business and Social/Environmental Issues
PART II: WAYS FORWARD
Insights from the W. Edwards Deming Memorial Conference; K.Holland
From Higher Aims to Hired Hands
The Social Transformation of American Business Schools and the Unfulfilled Promise of Management as a Profession; R.Khurana
Experts versus Managers: A Case Against Professionalizing Management Education; A.H.Goodall
Leadership Beyond the Bush MBA; H.Mintzberg
What are the Principles of a Humanistic Education? R.McDonald
Restoring Public Trust in the MBA: A Road-Tested Kantian Approach; W.Jarvis
A Renewed Darwinian Theory of Responsible Leadership; M.Pirson
Towards a Human-Centric Theory of The Firm
'Reflective Executives'– A Realistic Goal for Modern Management Education?; D.Euler & S.Seufert
Giving Voice To Values: A Pedagogy for Values-Driven; M.Gentile
PART III: DEVELOPING SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE BEHAVIOR IN MANAGERS
Experimental Evidence of the Effectiveness of Different Approaches to Management Education; S.C.Schneider, M.Zollo R.Manocha
Unleashing a Rising Generation of Leading Social Change Agents: An Emerging University Pedagogy; G.Bloom M.Pirson
Humanizing Management Education; J.C.Spender & J.Kraaijenbrink
Business School Research: Some Preliminary Suggestions; E.Freeman & D.Newkirk
PART IV: HOW TO ACHIEVE AND SUSTAIN PROGRESS
The Future Of Management Education: A Global Perspective; M.Escudero
Humanistic management education in Europe; F.Baylis
Responsible Management Education in Germany; A.Rehm, U.Schneidewind & K.Augenstein
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
Humanistic Management Education in Africa; I.Adeleye, K.Amaeshi & C.Ogbechie
Business Schools and the Pedagogy of Hope: An African Perspective; E.Smit
Humanism in Business Schools in Latin America; H.Hernandez
A Closer Look at Business Education: Sustainability in the Curriculum
Outside Organizations as Catalysts of Curriculum Change; J.Weichert & M.Pirson
The Role and Development of the Aspen Institute
Exploring Student Entrepreneurship: The oikos Experience of Promoting Sustainability at Faculties of Economics and Management;
M.Herrndorf, P.Mesquita K.Beck
A Developmental Model for Humanistic Management Education; H.Spitzeck
Taking The Pledge; K.Holland
The Right Dean for Humanistic Business Schools; W.Amann & S.Khan
PART V: THE RISE OF HUMANISTIC BUSINESS SCHOOLS (HUBS)
The Rise of Humanistic Business Schools as the Way Forward; W.Amann, M.Pirson, C.Dierksmeier, E.von Kimakowitz, S.Khan & H.Spitzeck