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Really useful knowledge? Critical management education in the UK and the US

Perriton, Linda (2007) Really useful knowledge? Critical management education in the UK and the US. Scandinavian Journal of Management. pp. 66-83. ISSN 0956-5221

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Abstract

This article reviews the Critical Management Education (CME) literature produced since 1995 and compares its development in the United Kingdom with that of the United States. It explores the relationship between CME, as an academic field, and that of Critical Management Studies (CMS), the wider movement that deploys critiques drawn from sociology and political science perspectives. In the UK, the origins of CME are in established debates about utilitarian versus liberal education and in radical adult education theory-quite separate from the CMS movement. In the US however, the article argues that business schools and the academy are sites that the CMS is attempting to colonise and CME cannot, in that context, be separated from the CMS project. (c) 2006 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

Item Type: Article
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: Copyright © 2006 Elsevier Ltd. Uploaded in accordance with the publisher's self-archiving policy. This is an author produced version of a paper subsequently published in 'Scandinavian Journal of Management'.
Keywords: critical management education, history, United States, United Kingdom, literature review, ACADEMY-OF-MANAGEMENT, SPINNING DISCIPLINES, TEACHING MANAGERS, BUSINESS SCHOOLS, PEDAGOGY, REFLECTION, PROSPECTS, DILEMMAS
Academic Units: The University of York > The York Management School
Depositing User: Repository Officer
Date Deposited: 23 Apr 2007
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2013 14:16
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scaman.2006.11.001
Status: Published
Refereed: Yes
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URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/2418

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