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The Learning Environment and the Politics of Globalization: Consultants and Business Schools between Standardization and Rhetoric
The learning environment and the politics of globalization: Consultants and business schools between standardization and rhetoric
Carlos J. Fernández Rodríguez
Learning Objectives
  • To explain the role of business schools and consultancy for the study of globalization and MNCs
  • To outline the importance of such organizations in the transmission of management philosophies and practices
  • To conceptualize the link between neoliberalism and market-oriented policies and the nature of management education and learning
  • To raise ethical and political issues in relation to the manner in which such bodies have evolved in various contexts

Since the 1980s, studies in business and management have become increasingly important in post-compulsory education. There seems to be a strong demand for business education, ...

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