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Something Else They Didn't Teach Us: Management Education For Non-Traditional Managers. The Case Of Library Directors, Maureen L. Mackenzie Ph.D., Lauren Spatig Ph.D., Michael Koenig, James P. Smith Mls, Ph.D. Jan 2008

Something Else They Didn't Teach Us: Management Education For Non-Traditional Managers. The Case Of Library Directors, Maureen L. Mackenzie Ph.D., Lauren Spatig Ph.D., Michael Koenig, James P. Smith Mls, Ph.D.

Faculty Works: Business (1973-2022)

This panel theme has evolved from a broader research agenda on defining and understanding the process of educating the individuals who hold management positions in non-traditional businesses. Examples of such non-traditional business managers, and the graduate degrees they hold, include: Library Directors (MLS), Pastors (M.Div), Primary and Secondary School Principals (Ed.D), Museum Directors (MFA), College Provosts and Presidents (Ph.D.) and Physicians (M.D.). The academic preparation for an individual earning a discipline-specific degree, as described above, is fundamentally different from that taken by the individual who has sought an advanced degree in management with the intention of assuming a leadership role …