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Business schools: a new sense of purpose

Michael Hay (London Business School, London, UK)

Journal of Management Development

ISSN: 0262-1711

Article publication date: 11 April 2008

Abstract

Purpose

The aim of this paper is to investigate the purpose of the business school in light of the growing globalization of the business world.

Design/methodology/approach

The paper investigates the purpose of the business school, with views from the literature. It also presents views as to the purpose of the business school today.

Findings

The paper finds that the purpose of the business school is to create value in the forms of academic, personal and public or social value.

Originality/value

This paper has interesting information as to the purpose and role of business schools in the globalizing modern world.

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Citation

Hay, M. (2008), "Business schools: a new sense of purpose", Journal of Management Development, Vol. 27 No. 4, pp. 371-378. https://doi.org/10.1108/02621710810866723

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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