Journal of Management Development


Human Resource Management

Table Of Contents: Volume 32 Issue 5 - Special issue for the 2013 EFMD annual conference: promising directions in management education and new prospects

The unfulfilled promise of management education (ME): the role, value and purposes of ME

Howard Thomas, Lynne Thomas, Alex Wilson

This paper aims to review the evolution of management education primarily over the last 50 years and seeks to identify the challenges and lessons learned in management…

The future of doctoral education in business administration

Arnoud De Meyer

Doctoral education in business administration needs to change in order to cope with the fast growing demand for PhD holders, who can teach and perform research at a high…

Developing globally responsible leaders in business schools

Katrin Muff

It is 50 years since the Gordon/Howell and Pierson reports substantially influenced and shaped management education. “Vision 50+20” offers an alternative future in…

Towards a liberal management education

Stefano Harney, Howard Thomas

This paper seeks to outline the element of a liberal management education that would attend to the full human development of undergraduate management students enabling…

Public no more universities: subsidy to self‐reliance

Gary C. Fethke, Andrew J. Policano

Tightened government budgets are forcing public universities to confront a new economic reality as the traditional low tuition‐high subsidy model of public higher…

The emergence of risk‐based regulation in higher education

Ulrich Hommel, Roger King

Business schools are increasingly positioning themselves as entrepreneurial risk‐takers. In doing so, they are front‐runners of a marketization trend affecting the entire…

The benefits and limitations of leadership speeches in change initiatives

Johan Roos

The purpose of this paper is to present a case study in the use of leadership speech to advance a change initiative in a large organization.



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