Confronting Managerialism: How the Business Elite and Their Schools Threw Our Lives Out of Balance (Paperback)

Confronting Managerialism: How the Business Elite and Their Schools Threw Our Lives Out of Balance By Robert R. Locke, J.-C. Spender Cover Image
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About the Author


Robert R. Locke is Emeritus Professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He is one of the leading international authorities on the contentious subject of management, and the author of numerous books and articles on comparative management and management education. J. C. Spender is a visiting professor in the Center for Business Performance at Cranfield School of Management. Now retired after seven years as a Business School Dean, he works as a consultant, researcher, writer, lecturer, and generally itinerant academic.

Praise For…


"In a brilliant and compelling narrative, Locke and Spender trace the decline of American business after World War Two to the extinction of socially responsible management. This is a truly important book ... definitely a must-read." -- H. Thomas Johnson, Professor of Sustainability Management, Portland State University



Product Details
ISBN: 9781780320717
ISBN-10: 178032071X
Publisher: Zed Books
Publication Date: September 8th, 2011
Pages: 240
Language: English
Series: Economic Controversies