The Entrepreneurial Shift
Americanization in European High-Technology Management Education
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Entrepreneurial Shift by Robert R. Locke
Book DescriptionThis volume is a provocative study of how American-led entrepreneurship transformed business education in Europe. Starting with Silicon Valley's high-technology businesses, and examining business schools in France, Germany and the Czech Republic, the book shows how management education shifted in response to an increasingly entrepreneurial business context. Traditionally, training focused on learning about existing models and how to use them to best advantage; there was little room to embrace continuous change. New technologies have been liberating, enhancing variety and change in European business schools. The educational emphasis has turned now to thinking 'outside the box'- embracing technological solutions, and creating organizations in which constant transformation is an everyday phenomenon. This study is an important contribution, and will be of interest to academics, students, and practitioners who are concerned with how and why business is and should be taught today.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521840101
(228mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 9-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Entrepreneurial Shift, Paperback (September 2011)
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Collapse of the American Management Mystique, Hardback (June 1996)» View all books by Robert R. Locke
This text discusses American management and the influence of the country in the 20th century. It should be of use to both business people and scholars and students of management, business and comparative management.
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Author Biography - Robert R. Locke
Robert Locke is Emeritus Professor of History, Department of History, University of Hawaii at Manoa. He is the author of The End of the Practical Man (1984), Management and Higher Education Since 1940 (1989), and The Collapse of the American Management Mystique (1996). Katja Schone holds a Master's degree in Business Economics (BWL) and a PhD in International Relations.
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