March 30, 2008

Business School Resources

Lessons for Business Schools by Andrea Gabor

Works mentioned in this review.

Chester I. Barnard, The Functions of the Executive (Harvard University Press, 1938), 350 pages.

Warren Bennis and James O’Toole, “How Business Schools Lost Their Way,” Harvard Business Review, April/May 2005.

Peter F. Drucker, “The Graduate Business School,” Fortune, August 1950.

Robert Gleeson and Steven Schlossman, The Beginnings of Graduate Management Education in the United States (Graduate Management Admission Council, 1994).

Robert A. Gordon and James E. Howell, Higher Education for Business (Columbia University Press, 1959), 492 pages.

Gary Hamel (with Bill Breen), The Future of Management (Harvard Business School Press, 2007), 288 pages.

Robert H. Hayes and William J. Abernathy, “Managing Our Way to Economic Decline,” Harvard Business Review, July/August 1980.

Rakesh Khurana, From Higher Aims to Hired Hands: The Social Transformation of American Business Schools and the Unfulfilled Promise of Management as a Profession (Princeton University Press, 2007), 542 pages.

Henry Mintzberg, Managers, Not MBAs: A Hard Look at the Soft Practice of Managing and Management Development (Berrett-Koehler, 2004), 464 pages.

Frank Cook Pierson, The Education of American Businessmen: A Study of University-College Programs in Business Administration (McGraw-Hill, 1959), 740 pages.

Phil Rosenzweig, The Halo Effect…and the Eight Other Business Delusions That Deceive Managers (Free Press, 2007), 256 pages.

Thorstein Veblen, The Higher Learning in America: A Memorandum on the Conduct of Universities by Business Men (B.W. Huebsch, 1918), 294 pages.

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