Shut Down the Business School: What's Wrong with Management Education
A Paperback edition by Martin Parker in English (May 14, 2018)
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Short Description: Even as higher education is under attack, one area is thriving: business schools. Shut Down the Business School explains why?and builds a convincing case that they are pernicious... Read more
Even as higher education is under attack, one area is thriving: business schools. Shut Down the Business School explains why?and builds a convincing case that they are pernicious and should be closed. Martin Parker writes his polemic from the inside, drawing on his experience as a professor of management, and showing us that business schools are little more than loudspeakers for neoliberal capitalism, designed to produce unreflective managers whose primary focus is on their own personal rewards. If we believe that universities have responsibilities to society, Parker argues, then we must challenge the very foundation of the business school and its emphasis on the market above all else.
Shut Down the Business School Paperback edition by Martin Parker
- Martin Parker
- Pluto Press
- Publication date
- May 14, 2018
- Product dimensions
- 130 x 198 x 17mm
1. What Goes on In Business Schools?
2. Teaching Capitalism
3. What's Wrong with Management?
4. What's Wrong with the Business School?
5. The Business School and the University
6. What is 'Management' Anyway?
7. The School for Organising
8. The Politics of Organising
9. What Do Students Want?
10. The Business School of Tomorrow