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The Future Of Doctoral Education In Business Administration, Arnoud Cyriel Leo De Meyer May 2013

The Future Of Doctoral Education In Business Administration, Arnoud Cyriel Leo De Meyer

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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 quality level. Additionally, society has a rapidly growing need for knowledge workers who have a doctoral education or an equivalent. The traditional apprentice approach may not be able to cope with that demand. Society has also criticized the inefficiency and cost associated with the current model of PhD education in management or business administration. The purpose of this paper is to provide a reflection for leaders in business education on how ...


Business Schools And Management Research: A Uk Perspective, Howard Thomas Jan 2009

Business Schools And Management Research: A Uk Perspective, Howard Thomas

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In recent years, the role and value of management research is being increasingly challenged because of the perceived imbalance between its rigour and relevance. The purpose of this paper is to review the progress of management research in the UK and focuses particularly on the need for sensible evaluation of the impact of management research. The paper outlines the research challenges faced by business schools from a UK perspective. It draws upon the author's experiences and the results of an analytic study of Economic and Social Research Council-sponsored research undertaken by the author in 2008. There is a perception ...