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1 a view of our future JC Spender ESADE, Lund, Queen’s

2 some recent literature our anxieties – Bologna, Africa, ethics / CSR, engaged scholarship, eco-thought, new mental model ? two + centuries of sniping with few empirical studies except - accreditation, student satisfaction, publications, RAE, rankings, etc. Bok (1978) Mintzberg (2004) Hubbard (2005) Lorange (2005/2008) Starkey & Tiratsoo (2007) Policano (2005) Khurana (2007) 2/1/2008EFMD Deans & Directors2

3 bibliography Bok, D. C. (1978). The President's Report Cambridge MA: Harvard University. Hubbard, G. (2006). Business, Knowledge, and Global Growth. Capitalism and Society, 1(3), 1. Khurana, R. (2007). From Higher Aims to Hired Hands: The Social Transformation of American Business Schools and the Unfulfilled Promise of Management as a Profession. Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press. Lorange, P. (2005). Strategy Means Choice: Also for Today’s Business School! Journal of Management Development, 24(9), Mintzberg, H. (2004). Managers not MBAs: A Hard Look at the Soft Practice of Managing and Management Development. San Francisco CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers. Policano, A. J. (2005). What Price Rankings? BizEd(September/October), Starkey, K., & Tiratsoo, N. (2007). The Business School and the Bottom Line. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. von Ghyczy, T., von Oetinger, B., & Bassford, C. (Eds.). (2001). Clausewitz on Strategy: Inspiration and Insight from a Master Strategist. New York: John Wiley & Sons. Watts, D. J. (2003). Six Degrees: The Science of a Connected Age. New York: W W Norton & Co. 2/1/2008EFMD Deans & Directors3

4 small world phenomena resistance and the illusion of control social networking, citation behavior immobility of reputation - the recruit, hire, and endow cycle Blair Sheppard – resources, program quality, global brand, alumnii new financial aid policies irrelevance of ‘research’, star faculty, star administrators? market share and market failure 2/1/2008EFMD Deans & Directors4 ( Duncan Watts: power laws )

5 options I see incremental development - constrained by power laws what breaks the business model/virtuous cycle – recruiters, students’ ROI, post-capitalism, global inequity, eco-politics ? Donham’s Dream Redux School for Managing in a Mixed Economy – triple helix ? in a Mixed Global Environment (state capitalism?) Institute for Advanced Study of Organization reconcile OT and microeconomics into a workable theory of the managed organization philosophy of bounded-ness (Richard Lamming) 2/1/2008EFMD Deans & Directors5


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