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Disrupt or Be Disrupted: A Blueprint for Change in Management Education

Disrupt or Be Disrupted: A Blueprint for Change in Management Education

GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council)

ISBN: 978-1-118-65354-8

Jul 2013, Jossey-Bass

432 pages

$26.99

Description

An evidence-based approach to improving the practice of graduate management education

Compiled by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) and with contributions by administrators and professors from the top global MBA programs, this book provides business school decision-makers with an evidence-based approach to improving the practice of graduate management education. The book is designed to help navigate the pressures and create revolutionary platforms that leverage a school's unique competitive advantage in a design distinctly tailored for today's business realities.

  • Offers a unique handbook for improving graduate management education
  • Contains contributions from an international group of deans and professors that lead MBA programs
  • Sponsored by GMAC, owner of the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) exam used by over 5,000 programs worldwide

This important resource gives academics a proven approach for improving graduate-level management programs.

Foreword vii

George S. Yip

Introduction: The Change Imperative 1
Brooks C. Holtom and Lyman W. Porter

Chapter 1 Ensuring and Enhancing Future Value 21
Erich C. Dierdorff, Denis J. Nayden, Dipak C. Jain, and Subhash C. Jain

Chapter 2 Framing and Making Strategic Choices 57
Michael Hay

Chapter 3 Managing Aspirations, Resources, and Cost Structures 95
Jikyeong Kang and Andrew W. Stark

Chapter 4 Intellectual Signatures: Impact on Relevance and Doctoral Programs 131
JC Spender and Rakesh Khurana

Chapter 5 Curriculum Matters: Toward a More Holistic Graduate Management Education 179
Sara L. Rynes and Jean M. Bartunek

Chapter 6 Overlooked and Unappreciated: What Research Tells Us About How Teaching Must Change 219
Kenneth G. Brown, J. Ben Arbaugh, George Hrivnak, and Amy Kenworthy

Chapter 7 Student Engagement: Selection, Management, and Outcomes 259
Daniel C. Feldman

Chapter 8 Reclaiming Quality in Graduate Management Education 297
Robert S. Rubin and Frederick P. Morgeson

Epilogue 347
Erich C. Dierdorff and Brooks C. Holtom

Acknowledgments 373

About the Contributors 375

Name Index 395

Subject Index 405