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Author Mintzberg, Henry.

Title Managers, not MBAs : a hard look at the soft practice of managing and management development / Henry Mintzberg.

Imprint San Francisco : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, ©2004.


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Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 464 pages) : illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 417-436) and index.
Contents I: Not MBAs -- Wrong people -- Wrong ways -- Wrong consequences I: corruption of the educational process -- Wrong consequences II: corruption of managerial practice -- Wrong consequences III: corruption of established organizations -- Wrong consequences IV: corruption of social institutions -- New MBAs? -- II: Developing managers -- Management development in practice -- Developing management education -- Developing managers I: the IMPM program -- Developing managers II: five mindsets -- Developing managers III: learning on the job -- Developing managers IV: impact of the learning -- Developing managers V: diffusing the innovation -- Developing true schools of management.
Summary "Mintzberg asserts that conventional MBA classrooms overemphasize the science of management while ignoring its art and denigrating its craft, leaving a distorted impression of its practice. We need to get back to a more engaging style of management, to build stronger organizations, not bloated share prices. This calls for another approach to management education, whereby practicing managers learn from their own experience. We need to build the art and the craft back into management education, and into management itself." "Mintzberg examines what is wrong with our current system. Conventional MBA programs are mostly for young people with little or no experience. These are the wrong people. Programs to train them emphasize analysis and technique. These are the wrong ways. They leave graduates with the false impression that they have been trained as managers, which has had a corrupting effect on the practice of management as well as on our organizations and societies. These are the wrong consequences." "Mintzberg describes a very different approach to management education, which encourages practicing managers to learn from their own experience. No one can create a manager in a classroom. But existing managers can significantly improve their practice in a thoughtful classroom that makes use of that experience."--BOOK JACKET. Crump.
Subject Executives -- Training of.
Experiential learning.
Active learning.
Management -- Study and teaching (Graduate)
Master of business administration degree.
Business education.
Cadres (Personnel) -- Formation.
Apprentissage expérientiel.
Apprentissage par l'action.
Gestion -- Étude et enseignement (2e et 3e cycles)
Maîtrise en administration.
Enseignement commercial.
Active learning. (OCoLC)fst00796275
Business education. (OCoLC)fst00842480
Executives -- Training of. (OCoLC)fst00917945
Experiential learning. (OCoLC)fst00918393
Management -- Study and teaching (Graduate) (OCoLC)fst01007241
Master of business administration degree. (OCoLC)fst01011565
Management development.
Master of business administration
Maîtrise en administration.
Formation professionnelle.
Apprentissage par l'expérience.
Cadre (Personnel)
Master of business administration.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Mintzberg, Henry. Managers, not MBAs. 1st ed. San Francisco : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, ©2004 1576752755 9781576752753 (DLC) 2003058361 (OCoLC)53001111
ISBN 9781576755112 (electronic bk.)
1576755118 (electronic bk.)
9781609940447 (electronic bk.)
160994044X (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000043398633

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