Building a Research Agenda for the Institutional Development of Business Schools

Published on Nov 13, 2014
· DOI :10.1093/ACPROF:OSO/9780198713364.003.0013
Andrew Pettigrew55
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Business schools face growing institutional pressure to respond to the sustainability agenda, especially since the financial crisis highlighted the need to educate business leaders who engage with issues beyond a profit imperative. Although business schools increasingly signal their engagement with global issues, such as sustainability, there are also suggestions that they decouple their espoused commitments from their practices. Rather than institute actual change and include sustainability in ...
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