The role of managers in society is significant and not without controversy. A key aspect in understanding contemporary management is the education of its practitioners. This series brings together scholars from around the globe to examine and analyse the development of management education from various perspectives.
By Mikael Holmqvist
September 25, 2023
Social scientists are paying increasing attention to the business and financial elites: There’s a great need to understand who these elites are, what they do, and what makes them tick, as individuals but also as a class. By examining elite business schools, the institutions that train and prepare ...
By Mats Benner, Mikael Holmqvist
April 05, 2023
The COVID-19 pandemic, the surge of populism, the climate crisis and many other destabilizing factors in our time, all point at the expectation of trustworthy knowledge and reliable organization devoted to knowledge production and dissemination. However, universities remain enmeshed in economic ...
By Alexander Styhre
March 03, 2023
With more than 14,000 business schools worldwide, what is included in their curricula matters for how the economy and the corporate system are managed. Business schools should be subject to scholarly inquiries and critical reflection. While many studies of business schools examine its general role ...
By Alberto F. De Toni, Stefano De Marchi
August 29, 2022
Self-Organised Schools: Educational Leadership and Innovative Learning Environments describes the results of the research we carried out at fourteen Italian schools that highlight how there is a positive correlation between the capabilities of school self-organization and the innovativeness of ...
By Martin R. Fellenz, Sabine Hoidn, Mairead Brady
April 08, 2022
To remain relevant, management education must reflect the realities that influence its subject matter, management, while at the same time addressing societal needs and expectations. Faced by powerful drivers of change, many of which are amplified by the immense turbulence caused by the COVID-19 ...