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Description - The Entrepreneurial Shift by Robert R. Locke

This 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 organisations in which constant transformation is an everyday phenomenon. This study is an important contribution which 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 Details

ISBN: 9780521840101
ISBN-10: 0521840104
Format: Hardback
(228mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Pages: 266
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 9-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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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