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"Profitability is the Key to Value. If You've Got it, Flaunt It. If You Don't Have It, Get It (business strategy). If You Can't Get It, Get Out (capital strategy)."

--- Bill Fruhan, Professor of Finance, Harvard Business School, author of: Financial Strategy: Studies in the Creation, Transfer, and Destruction of Shareholder Value.

1852 - Henry Beadman Bryant, Henry Dwight Stratton (brother-in-law) acquired E. G. Folsom's Commercial College in Cleveland, OH (first two graduates of E. G. Folsom's Commercial College, founded in 1848 by R. C. Bacon, solely owned in February 1849 by Ezekiel G. Folsom as Folsom & Child's Commercial Institute, to teach Penmanship & Book-Keeping; May 1851 - incorporated as E. G. Folsom's Commercial College to provide young men with rudimentary training in business skills to fill positions in Cleveland's rapidly growing business community); 1853 - James W. Lusk joined as partner in Cleveland, renamed Bryant, Lusk & Stratton Mercantile College (to provide individuals with skills immediately transferable to workplace to help them develop in their careers); inaugurated National Chain of Mercantile Colleges (founded, acquired, partnered with business colleges across country); 1854 - opened in Buffalo, NY by Dr. John Collins Bryant as “Business Practice Learning Lab"; November 1856 - opened in Chicago, IL; 1857 - owned or were partners with institutions in Albany, Buffalo, New York City, Chicago; 1858 - former Folsom's merged with chain; 1864 - almost 50 schools; February 1867 - Stratton died, prompted demise of chain schools (no longer under governance of Bryant & Stratton Chain of Business Schools); 1937 - Bryant & Stratton Business College in Buffalo, NY renamed Bryant & Stratton; 1984 - acquired in leveraged buyout led by Bryant “By” Prentice III (J. C. Bryant’s great-great grandson); 2002 - renamed Bryant & Stratton College; February 5, 2008 - management recapitalization with Parthenon Capital, LLC to facilitate orderly ownership succession plan (Prentice, with 73% interest, sold 40.2% of stock to Parthenon Investors II, LP - new principal owner); serves 7,000 full-time students at 15 campuses in New York, Ohio, Virginia, Wisconsin; offers Associate and Bachelor degrees through 17 programs.

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1881 - American entrepreneur and industrialist Joseph Wharton proposed the idea in the history of business: establishment of the world's first collegiate school of business at the University of Pennsylvania for the scientific study od business and preparation of business leaders; Wharton: mineral ore industry entrepreneur (iron, zinc, and nickel), controlled Bethlehem Iron Company (predecessor to Bethlehem Steel), Manager of Swarthmore College for over 35 years. School created first business textbooks, named Albert S. Bolles as first business professor. Edmund James, early Wharton faculty member and school's first director, was founder of American Economic Association; became the first academic institution to develop administrative services in career management and academic advising.

1881 - Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIP, quasi-public agency representing all businesses whose head offices are located in the Paris region) created Hautes Etudes Commerciales as an Ecole de Commerce to serve as an academic institution in the Baron Haussmann area. The goal at the time was to impart students with practical fundamentals in international business and to prepare them for the rise in importance of science, industry and the financial market; 1963 - created dedicated, permanent and internationally trained faculty, a true team of management professors attached to the school; 1969 - created HEC MBA program (ISA: Institut Supérieur des Affaires); 1973 - created Program in International Management (PIM) program with New York University and the London Business School (first agreement in world to involve international exchanges between business schools); 1985 - only French business school, accredited by the French Ministry of Education, to grant, alone, Ph.D. in management; 1988 - Creation of Community of European Management Schools CEMS) to create a standard for excellence in European management (17 of Europe’s most highly regarded business schools joined with more than 50 international companies to shape Europe’s management education by defining a European curriculum); 1989 - name changed to HEC school of Management.

1898 - University of Chicago founded The College of Commerce and Politics to offer practical business instruction; 1916 - first comprehensive business curriculum developed; 1920 - first school to initiate PhD program in business; 1922 - first doctoral program in business offered; 1929 - first university to grant a PhD in business to a woman, Ursula Batchelder Stone; 1933 - first program to educate hospital administrators; 1935 - business student Jay Berwanger wins the first Heisman Trophy; 1943 - first school to offer Executive MBA program for experienced managers; 1960 - James Lorie and Lawrence Fischer establish Center for Research in Securities Prices, enabled rigorous empirical analysis of stock prices and investment theories; 1982 - first business school to have a Nobel laureate on faculty (George Stigler received Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences); November 7, 2008 - David Booth (MBA '71), co-founder, chief executive of Dimensional Fund Advisors mutual fund (founded 1981, manages about $120 billion in assets through 300 funds, accounts.), donated portion of his firm's stock, from Booth Family Trust, to business school; valued at $300 million (combination of up-front payment, income stream, equity interest); largest donation in University’s history, largest gift to any business school in world (2006 - Philip H. Knight, founder and chairman of Nike, gave $105 million to Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business; 2004 - Stephen M. Ross gave $100 million to University of Michigan's business school; 2007 - combined partnership of 13 alumni gave $85 million to University of Wisconsin at Madison business school; 2007 - Frank Batten Sr., retired chairman and chief executive of Landmark Communications, gave $60 million to Darden School at University of Virginia); name changed to University of Chicago Booth School of Business (endowment of $504 million is seventh among U.S. business schools, Harvard Business School's endowment of nearly $3 billion).

September 13, 1898 - Cora Jane Flood, daughter of industrialist and University of California Regent James C. Flood, donated land to University specifically to support study of commerce (proposed by University Regents Arthur Rodgers, A.S. Hallidie, George T. Marye Jr.); University of California established College of Commerce; third collegiate business school in United States, first college of commerce at public university; Carl C. Plehn appointed first Dean of new college; 1972 - established evening MBA program; 1989 - Walter and Elise Haas Fund donated $23.75 million to building campaign (largest in history of University to that date); school renamed the Haas School of Business; 2002 - established Berkeley-Columbia joint Executive MBA program.

January 19, 1900 - Dartmouth College Trustees authorized establishment of Amos Tuck School of Administration and Finance; Edward Tuck donated $300,000 worth of stock in Great Northern Railway Company of Minnesota to found school led by Secretary Frank Dixon; 1901 - Edward Tuck donated $100,000 to build home for school; 1916 - Tuck accredited by American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB); 1942 - name changed to Amos Tuck School of Business Administration; 1953 - Tuck degree changed from Master of Commercial Science (MCS) to Master of Business Administration (MBA); 1964 - accepted Herbert Kemp T'66, first minority student; 1968 - accepted Martha Fransson T'70, first female student.

1907 - Institut Sainte Geneviève founded Institut des Sciences Economiques et Commerciales (Institute of Economic and Commercial Sciences) - ESSEC - to infuse moral values and promote ethics and humanism into business world by training future senior executives; 1963 - 64% of students studied law alongside foreign languages, history of commerce, commercial geography, political economy, law courses; 1967 - opened  program at second-year level to students with university degrees in engineering, medicine, law, political science; created first "junior company" in France; 1969 - welcomed first women students; 1973 - enabled students to choose courses according to their career goals; exchange forum between students and companies; 1986 - created first specialized academic Chair; 1993 - pioneered acceptance of students majoring in literature; 1997 - first school outside North America to win AACSB accreditation.

1908 - President Charles W. Eliot requested that Corporation of Harvard University establish school of business administration; October 1, 1908 - Edwin F. Gay was appointed first dean; HBS opened with faculty of 15, course of study, 33 regular students, 47 special students; 1911 - Bureau of Business Research  established to undertake first organized research in field of business administration; "problem" method,  predecessor to case method, introduced to classroom as businessmen invited to present real problems to students; 1922 - Doctoral Program established; Harvard Business Review founded; 1924 - case method established as primary method of instruction; George Fisher Baker, president of First National Bank of New York, donated $5 million to build campus for Business School on Boston side of Charles River; 1945 - group of sixty executives, recently demobilized veterans enrolled in School's first executive education program, named Advanced Management Program (continuation of wartime retraining course launched in 1943).

1908 - Northwestern University's School of Commerce formed Board of Guarantors to provide part-time evening technical training courses in business to employees of Chicago companies; hired Willard E. Hotchkiss as first Dean; October 1910 - School of Commerce opened; 1912 - faculty, Board of Trustees approved degree program leading to Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.), to coordinate courses in commerce and economics; Professor Arthur Swanson taught school’s first “marketing” course; 1915 - women students accounted for about 6% of School of Commerce student body; June 1915 - Hotchkiss, Walter Dill Scott (Department of Psychology), others created National Association of Teachers of Advertising (NATA; became American Marketing Association);  1917 - annual enrollment exceeded 1,000; 90 diplomas in Commerce awarded in first decade; 1919 - introduced full-time undergraduate day program leading to Bachelor of Science in Commerce; 1920 - launched graduate program leading toward Master of Business Administration degree; drew nearly 400 students in first two years; 1922 - Fred E. Clark published Principles of Marketing -broke marketing into its constituent parts (assembling, grading, storing, transporting, financing, selling); 1926 - established doctoral program (10 students per year until end of World War II); 1937 - annual operating budget of approximately $650,000; enrollment of more than 8,000 full-time, part-time students; among largest, financially successful collegiate business schools in United States; 1942 - School of Commerce changed name of undergraduate program to Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; 1949 - faculty, student body almost entirely male; 1956 - School of Commerce became School of Business Administration, Graduate Commerce Division became Graduate School of Business Administration; 1962 - Professor Philip Kotler joined school's esteemed Marketing Department; 1966 - MBA program admitted women for first time; 1969 - School of Business named Graduate School of Management; MBA renamed Masters of Management (MM) degree; 1979 - John L. and Helen Kellogg Foundation (son of Will Keith Kellogg, 1/3 owner of Battle Creek Toasted Corn Flake Co. incorporated in February 1906) donated $10 million to school; Graduate School of Management renamed J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management; 2002 - London-based Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) ranked Kellogg’s MBA program as best in world for three consecutive years.

Willard E. Hotchkiss - first Dean of Kellogg (

John L. Kellogg - Northwestern (

February 7, 1916 - Trustees of Columbia University formally authorized creation of a School of Business; James C, Egbert, classics scholar and 1881 graduate of Columbia College named first director; tuition - approximately $24 per year; 1924 - offered BS, MS, PhD degrees; 1945 - established MBA degree, changed name to Graduate School of Business.

1920 - Fordham University established School of Accounting; 1922 - launched three-year certificate program, added economics course to curriculum; 1923 - attendance reached 93 students; 1926 - launched baccalaureate degree program; 1930 - first business bachelor of science degree handed to George McGrath; 1939 - became member of American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business; 1948 - four women graduated from program; 1948-1949 -enrollment of matriculated students at Campus Division, Downtown Division peaked at 1,943; 1990 - appointed Sharon P. Smith, Ph.D., dean of college (first woman dean of Jesuit business school); 2010 - Alumnus Mario J. Gabelli made $25 million gift, College of Business Administration renamed Gabelli School of Business.

Fall 1925 - Graduate School of Business opened at Stanford University (Herbert Hoover and friends had assembled 125 Pacific Coast business leaders, in September 1924, who agreed to raise funds to support new graduate school of business on West Coast; hoped to halt trend of bright students going east to get degree); 1926 - Willard Hotchkiss first dean of Stanford Business School (had organized business schools at University of Minnesota, Northwestern University); June 1931 - Business School awarded 62 MBA degrees, one doctorate; 1933 - Business School's first library opened with 7,000 books; 1952 - Executive Development Program offered first classes to business managers; 1971 - launched Public Management Program (careers in government, other nonprofit organizations); 1994 - established Global Management Program; 1997 - established Center for the Study of Entrepreneurship; 1999 - Center for Electronic Business and Commerce founded; 2004 - Center for Global Business and the Economy created; 2006 - adopted new MBA core curriculum.

1937 - Hamden L. Forkner of Teachers College, Columbia University, proposed to business teachers across country that national organization was needed for thousands of business clubs in nation’s high schools, colleges; 1940 - National Council for Business Education (now National Business Education Association) sponsored proposed student organization; appointed committees to formulate organization’s general plans; named "Future Business Leaders of America"; February 3, 1942 - experimental chapter chartered in Johnson City, TN; December 31, 1942 - 39 chapters added (38 more chapters by 1946); 1946 - sponsored by United Business Education Association (headquarters in Washington, DC); 1947 - Iowa became first state chapter (followed by Indiana, Ohio); ten chapters by 1950); 1958 - postsecondary division, Phi Beta Lambda, created (University of Northern Iowa first chapter); 1987 - annual membership topped 200,000; 1989 - Professional Division formed to include alumni, professional businesspersons.

February 1954 - Educational Testing Service administered 2 hour, 25 minute 'The Admission Test for Graduate Study in Business' (ATGSB) to 1300 students (deans from Columbia, Harvard, Northwestern, Rutgers, Seton Hall, University of Chicago, University of Michigan, University of Pennsylvania, Washington University had met with representatives from the Educational Testing Service in March 1953 to create objective, national entrance exam to test relevant skills that lead to success in core curriculum of graduate business schools - long enough to be statistically reliable, administered and scored uniformly); eight business schools required the exam as part of application for admissions; 1955 - added Quantitative and Verbal sectional scores; 1976 - name changed to Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT); 1994 - length of time required to take the test grew to four hours; 1997 - length of test changed to three hours thirty minutes; 2007 - required by more than 1800 business schools, 219,077 tests taken; first and only standardized test specifically designed for graduate business and management programs.

March 2006 - Private investors Henry Kravis, Russell Carson, Arthur Samberg pledged $45 million to Columbia Business School in New York to boost its curriculum and faculty; Kravis and Samberg graduated from Columbia in 1969; Carson received MBA in 1967.

August 1, 2006 - Philip H. Knight (Stanford Business School class of 1962), founder (1972) and chairman of Nike, pledged $105 million to Stanford Business School for a new campus to be called the Knight Management Center; largest single donation to an American business school; 2004 - Stephen M. Ross, New York real estate developer, gave $100 million to University of Michigan, his alma mater, for the Ross School of Business.

April 27, 2008 - What matters to MBA students:


August 27, 2008 - Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) said that 77% of business schools surveyed (521 graduate management programs at 273 schools in U.S., Europe, other parts of world) reported increase in application volume in 2008, up from 64% in 2007; second-largest year-over-year surge in applications to full-time programs since 2002, highest level of increase in five years; record number of students took GMAT in 2008 (administered 226,057 times during testing cycle); fourth straight year of growth for the exam; first 9-months of 2008 - U. S. GMAT registration volume totaled 129,902 (up 5.1% from same period in 2007).

March 14, 2009 - Some 146,000 graduate degrees in business awarded in 2005-06, roughly one-fourth of 594,000 graduate degrees awarded (source: Education Department); challenge: produce leaders, mot just managers.


(Baruch), Selma C. Berrol (1989). Getting Down to Business: Baruch College in the City of New York, 1847-1987. (New York, NY: Greenwood Press, 267 p.). Bernard M. Baruch College--History; Business schools--New York (State)--New York--History.

(Cass Business School), Allan P.O. Williams (2006). The Rise of Cass Business School: The Journey to World-Class: 1966 Onwards. (New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 256 p.). Sir John Cass Business School--History; Business schools--England--London--History; Business education--England--London--History. Part of City University in the UK. Rise through ranks of business schools; themes, factors affecting rise.

(Columbia University Graduate Business School), Thurman William Van Metre (1954). A History of the Graduate School of Business, Columbia University. (New York, NY: Coulumbia University Press, 124 p.). Columbia University. Graduate School of Business.

(Columbia University Graduate Business School), Courtney C. Brown (1983). The Dean Meant Business. (New York, NY: Graduate School of Business, Columbia University, 278 p.). Brown, Courtney C., 1904- ; Columbia University. Graduate School of Business; Business teachers--New York (State)--New York--Biography.

(HBS), Melvin T. Copeland (1958). And Mark an Era: The Story of the Harvard Business School. (Boston, MA: Little, Brown, 368 p.). Harvard University. Graduate School of Business Administration--History; Business schools--Massachusetts--History.

Edwin F. Gay - first dean HBS ( lib/03so/images/ 070_Image_0001.jpg)

(HBS), Charles D. Orth, 3rd (1963). Social Structure and Learning Climate; The First Year at the Harvard Business School. (Boston, MA: Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration, 236 p.). Harvard University. Graduate School of Business Administration.

(HBS), Herbert Heaton (1968). A Scholar in Action, Edwin F. Gay. (New York, NY: Greenwood Press, 260 p. [orig. pub. 1952]). Gay, Edwin Francis, 1867-1946. 

(HBS), Peter Cohen (1973). The Gospel According to the Harvard Business School. (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 331 p.). Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration, Business Education.

(HBS), Fran Worden Henry (1983). Toughing It Out at Harvard: The Making of a Woman MBA. (New York, NY: Putnam, 253 p.). Henry, Fran Worden; Harvard University. Graduate School of Business Administration--Biography; Master of business administration degree--United States.

(HBS), Liz Roman Gallese (1985). Women Like Us: What Is Happening to the Women of the Harvard Business School, Class of '75--the Women Who Had the First Chance to Make It to the Top. (New York, NY: Morrow, 252 p.). Harvard University. Graduate School of Business Administration; Master of business administration degree--United States; Women executives--United States.

(HBS), Francis J. Kelly and Heather Mayfield Kelly (1986). What They Really Teach You at the Harvard Business School. (New York, NY: Warner Books, 260 p.). Harvard University. Graduate School of Business Administration.

(HBS), Laurence Shames (1986). The Big Time : The Harvard Business School's Most Successful Class and How It Shaped America. (New York, NY: Harper&Row, 226 p.). Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration-Class of '49.

(HBS), Jeffrey L. Cruikshank ; foreword by John H. McArthur (1987). A Delicate Experiment: The Harvard Business School, 1908-1945. (Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press, 303 p.). Harvard University. Graduate School of Business Administration--History.

(HBS), J. Paul Mark (1987). The Empire Builders: Inside the Harvard Business School. (New York, NY: Morrow, 303 p.). Harvard University. Graduate School of Business Administration.

(HBS), David W. Ewing (1990). Inside the Harvard Business School: Strategies and Lessons of America's Leading School of Business. (New York, NY: Times Books, 292 p.). Harvard University. Graduate School of Business Administration--Curricula; Harvard University. Graduate School of Business Administration--Alumni and alumnae--Interviews.

(HBS), Robert Reid (1994). Year One: An Intimate Look Inside Harvard Business School, Source of the Most Coveted Advanced Degree in the World. (New York, NY: Morrow, 331 p.). Reid, Robert, 1965- ; Harvard University. Graduate School of Business Administration; Harvard University. Graduate School of Business Administration--Students--Biography.

(HBS), edited by Thomas K. McCrae and Jeffrey L. Cruikshank (1999). The Intellectual Venture Capitalist: John H. McArthur and the Work of the Harvard Business School, 1980-1995. (Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press, 353 p.). McArthur, John H.; McArthur, John H.--Contributions to business education; Harvard University. Graduate School of Business Administration; Harvard Business School; Deans (Education)--United States.

(HBS), Mark Stevens (2001). Extreme Management: What They Teach at Harvard's Advanced Management Program. (New York, NY: Warner Books, 184 p.). Harvard Business School; Executives--Training of--United States; Management--Study and teaching--United States.

(HBS), David Callahan (2002). Kindred Spirits: Harvard Business School's Extraordinary Class of 1949 and How They Transformed American Business. (New York, NY: Wiley, 296 p.). Co-Founder, Demos (public policy research firm). Harvard University. Graduate School of Business Administration. Class of 1949--Biography; Harvard University. Graduate School of Business Administration--Alumni and alumnae--Biography; Businesspeople--United States--Biography. 

(HBS), Monique Maddy (2004). Learning To Love Africa: My Journey from Africa to Harvard Business School and Back. (New York, NY: HarperBusiness, 358 p.). Maddy, Monique; Businesswomen Tanzania Biography; New business enterprises Tanzania; Entrepreneurship Tanzania. 

(HBS), The Staff of the Harbus, Harvard Business School Student Newspaper (2004). 65 Successful Harvard Business School Application Essays: With Analysis by the Staff of the Harbus, The Harvard Business School Newspaper. (New York, NY: St. Martin's Griffin, 224 p.). Harvard Business School; Business schools United States Admission; Exposition (Rhetoric); Essay Authorship; Business writing.

(HBS), Jeffrey L. Cruikshank (2005). Shaping the Waves: A History of Entrepreneurship at Harvard Business School. (Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Pub., 371 p.). Harvard Business School--Curricula; Entrepreneurship--Study and teaching (Graduate)--United States; Industrial management--Study and teaching (Graduate)--United States.

(Harvard Business School), Philip Delves Broughton (2008). The Curve: Two Years at Harvard Business School. (New York, NY: Penguin Press, 304 p.). Former New York and Paris bureau chief (Daily Telegraph of London). Harvard Business School; Business education --Massachusetts; Business students --Massachusetts; Management --Study and teaching (Higher) --Massachusetts. 2004 - left as Paris bureau chief of London Daily Telegraph, joined 900 others at Harvard Business School; studied more than 500 cases; surprising pleasures of accounting, allure of "beta," ingenious chicanery of leveraging, workings of business world; less savory trappings; assessment of school’s success at teaching traits it extols as most important in business.

(HBS), Lillian Lincoln Lambert with Rosemary Brutico (2010). The Road to Someplace Better: From the Segregated South to Harvard Business School and Beyond. (Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 238 p.). Founder, President and CEO of Centennial One, Inc.; Former Managing Editor of MIT's Sloan Management Review. Lambert, Lillian Lincoln, 1940-; Centennial One, Inc.; African American women executives -- Biography; African American businesspeople -- Biography. From humble beginnings as poor farm girl in segregated South to first black woman to earn MBA from Harvard Business School (1969) to founder, president, CEO of Centennial One, Inc., building maintenance company (founded in 1976 in her garage with a few thousand dollars), $20 million in sales, 1,200 employees); no substitute for education, no shortcuts.

(HEC), Marc Meuleau (1981). Histoire d'une grande école: HEC 100, 1881-1981. (Paris, FR: Dunod, 190 p.). Ecole des hautes études commerciales (France)--History; Economics--Study and teaching (Higher)--France--History.

(HEC), Marc Nouschi (1988). Histoire et Pouvoir d'une Grande Ecole: HEC. (Paris, FR: R. Laffont, 300 p.). Ecole des hautes études commerciales (France)--History; Economics--Study and teaching--France--History; Business schools--France--History.

(HEC), Patricia Defever, Tristan Gaston-Breton (2007). HEC: L’Excellence Europeenne, un Rayonnement Mondial. (Paris, FR: Cherche Midi, 139 p.). Ecole des hautes études commerciales (France)--History; Economics--Study and teaching--France--History; Business schools--France--History.

(Insead), Jean-Louis Barsoux (2000). Insead: From Intuition to Institution. (New York, NY: St. Martin's Press, 249 p.). Insead--History; Business schools--France--History.

(Humber College), Lori Fournier and Don Wheeler (2004). Building Business: A History of the Business School at Humber. (Toronto, ON, Business School at Humber, 89 p.). Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning. Business School --History. Business education.

(IMD), Peter Lorange (2008). Thought Leadership Meets Business: How Business Schools Can Become More Successful. (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 240 p.). Kristian Gerhard Jebsen Professor of International Shipping (IMD), formerly President of the Norwegian School of Management in Oslo. Business education; Business and education; Success in business. Factors that have led to delivery of high-quality executive education at top-ranking International Institute for Management Development (IMD); model for business school success.

(Kellogg School), Michael J. Sedlak and Harold F. Williamson (1983). The Evolution of Management Education : A History of the Northwestern University J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, 1908-1983. (Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 202 p.). J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management-History.

(Kellogg School), Matt Golosinski (2008). Wide Awake in the Windy City: Celebrating a Century of Excellence at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, 1908-2008. (Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 378 p.). Assistant Dean and Chief Marketing Officer of the Kellogg School. Kellogg School of Management --History; Business schools --Illinois --History. Century-long ascent of Kellogg School of Management; its influence on marketing, evolution as globally renowned general management force; school's strategic decisions, some of most important catalysts — deans, professors, students, business practitioners.

(London Business School), William Barnes (1989). Managerial Catalyst: The Story of London Business School 1964-1989. (London, UK, Published by Paul Chapman for London Business School, 182 p.). London Business School; Business education -- England -- London. London Business School.

(L'Oreal), François Dalle, Jean Bounine (1993). L'Education en Entreprise: Contre le Chômage des Jeunes. (Paris, FR: Editions Odile Jacob, 282 p.). CEO of L'Oreal (1957-1984). Career education--France; Professional education--France; Business and education--France.

(LSE), Lord Beveridge (1960). The London School of Economics and Its Problems, 1919-1937. (London, UK: Allen & Unwin, 138 p.). London School of Economics and Political Science.

(LSE), Sir Sydney Caine (1963). The History of the Foundation of the London School of Economics and Political Science. (London, UK: London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London, 103 p.). London School of Economics and Political Science.

(LSE), Paul Hoch & Vic Schoenbach (1969). L.S.E.: The Natives Are Restless: A Report on Student Power in Action. (London, UK: Sheed & Ward, 212 p.). London School of Economics and Political Science--Students; Student-administrator relationships--England--London.

(LSE), Harry Kidd (1969). The Trouble at L.S.E., 1966-1967. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 199 p.). London School of Economics and Political Science--Students; Student-administrator relationships--England--London.

(LSE), Ralf Dahrendorf (1995). LSE: A History of the London School of Economics and Political Science, 1895-1995. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 584 p.). Former Director, London School of Economics and Politics (1974-1984). London School of Economics and Political Science--History. 

(LSE), I.G. Patel (2004). An Encounter with Higher Education: My Years at LSE. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 216 p.). Former Director, London School of Economics and Politics (1984-1990); Former Governor, Reserve Bank of India. Patel, I. G. (Indraprasad Gordhanbhai), 1924- ; London School of Economics and Political Science; Education, Higher--Great Britain--History--20th century; Universities and colleges--England--London--History--20th century.

(Malaysian Institute of Management), D.J.M. Tate (1991). Malaysian Management: The Story of the Malaysian Institute of Management. (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: The Institute, 116 p.). Malaysian Institute of Management--History; Management--Study and teaching (Higher)--Malaysia--History.

(Manchester Business School), John F. Wilson (1992). The Manchester Experiment: A History of Manchester Business School, 1965-1990. (London, UK: Paul Chapman Pub., 153 p.). Manchester Business School (University of Manchester)--History; Business education--England--Manchester--History; Management--Study and teaching--England--Manchester--History.

(MIT), Henry Etzkowitz (2002). MIT and the Rise of Entrepreneurial Science. (New York, NY: Routledge, 173 p.). Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Business and education --United States. University's expanded role in society involving economic, social development, teaching and research; how ground-breaking university-industry-government interactions have become one of foundations of modern successful economies.

(NYU Stern School), Abraham L. Gitlow (1995). New York University's Stern School of Business: A Centennial Retrospective. (New York, NY: New York University Press, 307 p.). Leonard N. Stern School of Business; Business schools -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.

(Queen’s University (Kingston, ON) School of Business), Mervin Daub and P. Bruce Buchan (1999). Getting Down to Business: A History of Business Education at Queen’s, 1889-1999. (Montreal, QU: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 129 p.). Queen’s University (Kingston, Ont.). School of Business--History.

(Stanford), Peter Robinson (1994). Snapshots from Hell: The Making of an MBA. (New York, NY: Warner Books, 286 p.). Robinson, Peter, 1957- ; Stanford University. Graduate School of Business; Business students--California--Stanford--Biography.

(Tours), Doug Gelbert (1994). Company Museums, Industry Museums, and Industrial Tours: A Guidebook of Sites in the United States That Are Open to the Public. (Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., 314 p.). Industrial museums--United States--Guidebooks.

(Tours), Karen Axelrod and Bruce Brumberg; foreword by Richard S. Gurin (1997). Watch It Made in the U.S.A.: A Visitor's Guide to the Companies That Make Your Favorite Products. (Santa Fe, NM: John Muir Publications, 366 p. [2nd ed.]). Industries--United States--Directories; Manufacturing industries--United States--Directories; Tour guides (Manuals); United States--Tours--Handbooks, manuals, etc. Authors describe tours of almost 250 factories throughout the U. S.

(Tuck Business School), Wayne G. Broehl, Jr. (1999). Tuck & Tucker : The Origin of the Graduate Business School. (Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 110 p.). Professor, Tuck Business School (Dartmouth College). Edward Tuck (1842-1938), William J. Tucker (1839-1926), Business Schools.

Amos Tuck (

(University of Alberta), William Preshing (2008). A Chronicle of Commerce: A Short History of the School of Business at the University of Alberta. (Edmonton, AB, University of Alberta School of Business, 388 p.). University of Alberta. School of Business --History. Business School.

(Weatherhead School of Management), Richard E. Boyatzis, Scott S. Cowen, David A. Kolb, and Associates (1995). Innovation in Professional Education: Steps on a Journey from Teaching to Learning: The Story of Change and Invention at the Weatherhead School of Management. (San Francisco, CA, Jossey-Bass, 280 p.). Weatherhead School of Management; Professional education -- United States -- Case studies; Master of business administration degree -- United States; Universities and colleges -- United States -- Graduate work.Weatherhood School.

(Western Ontario), Collected & Edited by Doreen Sanders (1993). Learning To Lead: Western Business School, The University of Western Ontario, 1923-1993. (London, ON, Western Business School, University of Western Ontario, 120 p.). University of Western Ontario. Western Business School -- History. Western Ontario.

(Wharton -proposed in 1881), Steven A. Sass (1982). The Pragmatic Imagination: A History of the Wharton School, 1881-1981. (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 351 p.). Wharton School--History.

Joseph Wharton (

(Wharton), Nicole Ridgway (2005). The Running of the Bulls: Inside the Cutthroat Race from Wharton to Wall Street. (New York, NY: Gotham Books, 304 p.). Reporter (Forbes). Wharton School; Finance--Vocational guidance--United States.

Ed. Mark Allen (2007). The Next Generation of Corporate Universities: Innovative Approaches for Developing People and Expanding Organizational Capabilities. (San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 432 p.). Director of Executive Education (Pepperdine University). Employer-supported education; Employees--Training of; Organizational learning. Innovative approaches for developing people, expanding organizational capabilities.

Eds. Ilan Alon & John R. McIntyre (2005). Business and Management Education in China. (Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific, 396 p.). Business education--China; Management--Study and teaching--China. Potential,  obstacles for business and management education in world's second largest economy.

eds. Rolv Petter Amdam ... [et al.] (2003). Inside the Business Schools: The Content of European Business Education. (Oslo, Norway: Copenhagen Business School Press, 293 p.). Business education--Europe; Business education--Curricula--Europe; Management--Study and teaching--Europe; Business schools--Management--Europe. 

Ed. Barbara J. Austin (2000). Capitalizing Knowledge: Essays on the History of Business Education in Canada. (Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press, 371 p.). Business education -- Canada -- History; Management -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Canada -- History.

Jared L. Bleak (2005). When for-Profit Meets Nonprofit: Educating Through the Market. (New York, NY: Routledge, 179 p.). Education, Higher--Economic aspects--United States; Business and education--United States; For-profit universities and colleges--United States. 

Derek Bok (2003). Universities in the Marketplace: The Commercialization of Higher Education. (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 233 p.). Former President, Harvard University; 300th Anniversary University Professor and Faculty Chair of the Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations (Harvard). Education, Higher--Economic aspects--United States; Industry and education--United States; Universities and colleges--United States--Sociological aspects. 

David Colander (2007). The Making of an Economist, Redux. (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 280 p.). CA Johnson Distinguished Professor of Economics (Middlebury College). Economics--Study and teaching (Graduate)--United States; Economists--United States; Graduate students--United States. Elite U.S. economics Ph.D. programs; view of cutting-edge economics, glimpse at its likely future; economics education today compared to findings of original book (1990).

Stuart Crainer and Des Dearlove (1999). Gravy Training : Inside the Business of Business Schools. (San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 315 p.). Business Schools, MBA degree.

ed. Dianne Cyr and Blaize Horner Reich; foreword by Denise M. Rousseau (1996). Scaling the Ivory Tower: Stories from Women in Business School Faculties. (Westport, CT: Praeger, 202 p.). Business schools--United States--Faculty; Women college teachers--United States; College teachers--Tenure--United States.

Carter A. Daniel (1998). MBA: The First Century. (Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press, 330 p.). Master of business administration degree--United States--History; Business education--United States--History; Business schools--United States--History.

Stan Davis and Jim Botkin (1994). The Monster under the Bed: How Business Is Mastering the Opportunity of Knowledge for Profit. (New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 189 p.). Business education; Industry and education; Employees--Training of; Information technology; Continuing education; Competition.

Charles R. DeCarlo and Ormsbee W. Robinson (1966). Education in Business and Industry. (New York, NY: Center for Applied Research in Education, 118 p.). Business education--United States; Employees--Training of.

Eds. Sue Dopson, Michael Earl and Peter Snow (2008). Mapping the Management Journey: Practice, Theory, and Context (Five Decades of Management Studies). (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 325 p). Teaches on University of Oxford's degree program in management; Former Professor of Information Management (London Business School); Industrial management; International business enterprises--Management. Development of discipline of Management Studies, concise guide to specific areas; exploration of range of sectors (private, public professional), specific functions involved in management (Corporate Strategy, Information Technology, Operations Management, Marketing). 

James Engell and Anthony Dangerfield (2005). Saving Higher Education in the Age of Money. (Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 277 p.). Education, Higher--Economic aspects--United States; Commercialism in schools--United States; Universities and colleges--United States--Sociological aspects; Education, Higher--Aims and objectives--United States. 

Dale L. Flesher (2010). Gerhard G. Mueller: Father of International Accounting Education. (Bingley, UK: Emerald, 222 p.). Professor and Arthur Andersen Alumni Lecturer in the School of Accountancy (University of Mississippi). Mueller, Gerhard G.; Accounting -- Study and teaching; International business enterprises -- Accounting -- Study and teaching. Premiere international accountant of 20th century; father of international accounting education movement; retired from academe, appointed to FASB, as academic representative to world's major standard-setting body.

Terence R. Gourvish and Nick Tiratsoo (1998). Missionaries and Managers: American Influences on European Management Education, 1945-60. (New York, NY: Manchester University Press (distrib. by St. Martin's Press), 165 p.). Management-Study and Teaching-Europe-History.

Daniel S. Greenberg (2007). Science for Sale: The Perils, Rewards, and Delusions of Campus Capitalism. (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 324 p.). Research--United States--Finance; Universities and colleges--United States; Research institutes--Economic aspects--United States; Science--Economic aspects--United States; Federal aid to research--United States. Campus capitalism is more complicated, less profitable, than media reports suggest. From research that has shifted overseas  to conflicts of interest in scientific publishing, temptations of money will always be a threat.

Bradford T. Hudson (2008). Academies of Industry: The Historical Origins of American Higher Education for Business Prior to 1916. (Saarbrücken, Germany, VDM Verlag Dr. Müller320 p.). Business -- Study and teaching (Graduate) -- United States -- History;  Business -- Study and teaching (Graduate) -- Europe -- History; Business schools -- United States -- History; Engineering -- Study and teaching -- United States -- History; Engineering schools -- United States -- History; Wharton School -- History. How old is business education? Who started the first business school? Were there precedents for this innovation? Is business education an American or European phenomenon? How does business education relate to economics and other types of professional education? How did the Industrial Revolution influence the emergence of business education? 1881 - Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania) - first American business school; precedents that influenced the founders, influence of Wharton on subsequent business schools; role of French, German technical institutes, within a movement toward practical education that encompassed engineering, business;  business education much older than commonly believed, American business education influenced by European precedents, engineering education served as institutional model for business schools.

Norio Kambayashi, Masaya Morita, Yoko Okabe (2007). Management Education in Japan. (Oxford, UK: Chandos Publishing, 124 p.). Management -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Japan -- History. Changing nature of education, training system in Japanese firms, recent developments of management education in Japanese universities; whether MBA education system in Japanese business schools is really useful for human resource development in Japanese firms; importance of developments of Japanese-specific methods of management education.

Rakesh Khurana (2007). From Higher Aims to Hired Hands: The Social Transformation of American Business Schools and the Unfulfilled Promise of Management as a Profession. (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 542 p.). Associate Professor in Organizational Behavior (Harvard Business School). Business education--United States; Business schools--United States; Management--Vocational guidance--United States. Institutional history of U.S. management education: 1) business schools have largely capitulated in battle for professionalism, 2) have become purveyors of product, MBA, with students treated as consumers, 3) professional, moral ideals conquered by perspective that managers are merely agents of shareholders, beholden only to cause of profits, 4) should not be surprised at rise of corporate malfeasance.

David L. Kirp (2003). Shakespeare, Einstein, and the Bottom Line: The Marketing of Higher Education. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 336 p.). Professor of Public Policy (Berkeley). Universities and colleges--United States--Marketing; Education, Higher--Public relations--United States. 

Arjo Klamer and David Colander (1990). The Making of an Economist. (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 216 p.). Professor in de Economie van Kunst en Cultuur aan (Erasmus Universiteit, Rotterdam); CA Johnson Distinguished Professor of Economics (Middlebury College). Economics--Study and teaching (Graduate)--United States; Economists--United States; Graduate students--United States. Led to reexamination of graduate education by profession.

Naomi R. Lamoreaux, Daniel M. G. Raff and Peter Temin (1999). Learning by Doing in Markets, Firms, and Countries. (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 347 p.). Organizational learning--Congresses; Business intelligence--History--Congresses; Business enterprises--History--Case studies--Congresses; Business--History--Congresses.

Robert R. Locke (1989). Management and Higher Education Since 1940: The Influence of America and Japan on West Germany, Great Britain, and France. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 328 p.). Management -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Germany (West); Management -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- France; Management -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Great Britain; Management -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States; Management -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Japan.

Ed. Robert R. Locke (1998). Management Education. (Aldershot: Dartmouth: Ashgate, 579 p.). Management--Study and teaching; Business education.

Robert R. Locke and Katja E. Schöne (2004). The Entrepreneurial Shift: Americanization in European High-Technology Management Education. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 250 p.). Business education -- Europe; Entrepreneurship -- Study and teaching -- Europe; Business -- Technological innovations -- Study and teaching -- Europe; Business education -- France; Business education -- Germany; Business education -- Czech Republic.

Magnus Bild and Kristina Nilsson Mårtensson, Eds. Par (2008). Teaching and Learning at Business Schools: Transforming Business Education. (Burlington, VT: Gower, 309 p.). Head of Pedagogical and Faculty Development at the Stockholm School of Economics; Founding Partner at Bild & Runsten and is also the former Head of Pedagogical Development at Stockholm School of Economics; Business and Program Director in IFL Executive Education at the Stockholm School of Economics. Business schools -- Cross-cultural studies. Direction, ideas, techniques for transforming business education; themes within, outside classroom; contributions from managers, educators involved in International Teachers Programme (faculty development programme started by Harvard Business School more than 30 years ago).

Morgan W. McCall, Jr., George P. Hollenbeck (2002). Developing Global Executives: The Lessons of International Experience. (Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press, 259 p.). Professor of Management (USC). Executives--Training of; Executive ability; Globalization; Industrial management.

Mark H. McCormack (1984). What They Don't Teach You at Harvard Business School. (New York, NY: Bantam Books, 256 p.). Founder, International Creative Management. Management, Success in Business.

--- (1989). What They Still Don't Teach You at Harvard Business School : More Notes From a Street-Smart Executive. (New York, NY: Bantam Books, 298 p.). Founder, International Creative Management. Management, Success in Business.

Donald E. Mellon (1986). The Role of the Entrepreneur-Educator in Private Business Education in the United States from 1850-1915: A Study in Conditioned Entrepreneurship. (New York, NY: Garland, 501 p.). Business education--United States--History; Entrepreneurship. Series: American business history.

Henry Mintzberg (2004). Managers, not MBAs: A Hard Look at the Soft Practice of Managing and Management Development. (San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 464 p.). Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies (McGill University). Executives--Training of; Experiential learning; Active learning; Management--Study and teaching (Graduate); Master of business administration degree; Business education. 

David C. Mowery ... [et al.] (2004). Ivory Tower and Industrial Innovation: University-Industry Technology Transfer Before and After the Bayh-Dole Act in the United States. (Stanford, CA: Stanford Business Books, 241 p.). Milton W. Terrill Professor of Business, Haas School of Business (UC, Berkeley). Technology transfer--United States; Academic-industrial collaboration--United States. 

Ed. Peter Navarro (2005). What the Best MBAs Know: How To Apply the Greatest Ideas Taught in the Best Business Schools. (New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 338 p.). Professor of Business and Economics (University of California-Irvine). Business education; Master of business administration degree. 

Lyman W. Porter, Lawrence E. McKibbin (1988). Management Education and Development: Drift or Thrust into the 21st Century? (New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 372 p.). Management -- Study and teaching -- United States. Outcome of a three-year study commissioned by the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business.

The Princeton Review and Nedda Gilbert (2003). Business School Essays That Made a Difference. (New York, NY: Random House, 220 p.). Business schools--United States--Admission; College applications--United States; Essay--Authorship; Exposition (Rhetoric). 1) Forty-four real-life essays;  2) Eight case studies of b-school applicants; 3) Essay question translations; 4) Insider advice.

The Princeton Review (2006). Business School Essays That Made a Difference. (New York, NY: Princeton Review, 272 p. [2nd ed.]). Business schools--United States--Admission; College applications--United States; Essay--Authorship; Exposition (Rhetoric). Over 50 essays, interviews with admissions pros,  students who've been through process, into business school.

Eds. Christiopher C. Roland, Richard J. Wagner, Robert J. Weigand (1995). Do It-- and Understand!: The Bottom Line on Corporate Experiential Learning. (Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Pub. Co., 239 p.). Employees--Training of; Experiential learning; Organizational change.

Alan P. Rudy, Dawn Coppin, Jason Konefal, Bradley T. Shaw, Toby A. Ten Eyck, Craig Harris and Lawrence Busch (2007). Universities in the Age of Corporate Science: The UC Berkeley-Novartis controversy. (Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 256 p.). University of California, Berkeley; Novartis Agricultural Discovery Institute, Inc.; Business and education--United States; Education, Higher--Economic aspects--United States. Inside story of partnership ($25 million contract) between Plant and Microbial Biology Department at University of California, Berkeley, and Novartis Agricultural Discovery Institute (subsidiary of Novartis, international pharmaceutical, agribusiness conglomerate).

Michael Sanderson (1972). The Universities and British Industry, 1850-1970. (London, UK: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 436 p.). Universities and colleges--Great Britain--History; Business and education--Great Britain--History.

Roger C. Schank (2002). Designing World Class e-Learning: How IBM, GE, Harvard Business School, and Columbia University Are Succeeding at e-Learning. (New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 269 p.). Creator of Custom-Designed, Interactive Training Programs. Employees--Training of--Case studies; Computer-assisted instruction--Case studies. 

Debra J. Schleef (2005). Managing Elites: Professional Socialization in Law and Business Schools. (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 256 p.). Professional socialization; Elite (Social sciences); Law students--Attitudes. How elites-in-training contest, rationalize, embrace their dominant positions in society.

Michael W. Sedlak (1977). The Emergence and Development of Collegiate Business Education in the United States, 1881-1974 : Northwestern University as a Case Study. (Evanston, IL: Northwestern University, 456 p.). Management-Study and Teaching, Business Education.

Scott Shane (2004). Academic Entrepreneurship: University Spinoffs and Wealth Creation. (Northampton, MA: E. Elgar, 335 p.). High technology industries--United States; University-based new business enterprises--United States; Academic-industrial collaboration--United States; Research, Industrial--United States; Technology transfer--United States; Entrepreneurship--United States.

Edited with an introduction by Terry K. Sheldahl (1989). Education for the Mercantile Counting House: Critical and Constructive Essays by Nine British writers, 1716-1794. (New York, NY: Garland, 412 p.). Merchants--Education--England--History--18th century; Business education--England--History--18th century. Series: Foundations of accounting.

Sheila Slaughter and Gary Rhoades (2004). Academic Capitalism and the New Economy: Markets, State, and Higher Education. (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 370 p.). Professor of Higher Education (University of Arizona); Director of the Center for the Study of Higher Education (University of Arizona). Education, Higher--Economic aspects--United States; Business and education--United States; Universities and colleges--United States--Sociological aspects. 

Ken Starkey, Nick Tiratsoo (2007). The Business School and the Bottom Line. (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 239 p.). Professor of Management and Organisational Learning and Head of the Strategy Division (Nottingham University Business School); Chair of a Regeneration Charity in East London. Business schools; Master of business administration degree -- Evaluation. History, character of business schools in light of current debates about role of universities, evolution of advanced economies; business schools need   reconfiguration based on new relationships with academia, business to deliver institutions that are truly fit for purpose, allowing them to become key players in the 21st century's emergent knowledge societies. 

Michael Useem (1989). Liberal Education and the Corporation: The Hiring and Advancement of College Graduates. (New York, NY: A. de Gruyter, 216 p.). College graduates--Employment--United States; Corporate culture--United States.

Eds. Charles Wankel and Robert DeFillippi (2005). Educating Managers Through Real World Projects. (Greenwich, CT: Information Age Pub., 378 p.). St. Johns University; Suffolk University. Management--Study and teaching; Business education. Innovative learning projects in contemporary management education and development in frame of cutting-edge theory, salient practice. 

Ed. Charles Wankel (2010). Cutting-Edge Social Media Approaches to Business Education: Teaching with LinkeIn, Facebook, Twitter, Second Life, and Blogs. (Charlotte, NC: Information Age Pub., 352 p.). St. John's University. Management education; management education -- social media. How instructors around world meaningfully incorporate social media into their management, marketing, other business courses (text, images, audio and video material rapidly and interactively): 1) three-dimensional immersive virtual world interfaces for teaching and learning; 2) Second Life; 3) use of wikis to foster collaborative development of course related material by learners; how faculty members can be supported in their deployment of social media projects, course structures; how social media can enable structuring of course activities involving students, prospective students, alumni, employers, businesspersons, others in rich sharing and support; courses as networking venues beyond learning forums.

Jennifer Washburn (2004). University, Inc.: The Corporate Corruption of American Higher Education. (New York, NY: Basic Books, 320 p.). Fellow at the New America Foundation. Business and education--United States; Universities and colleges--United States--Administration. 

David A. Whetten, Kim S. Cameron. (2004). Developing Management Skills. (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 720 p. [6th ed.]). Management--Study and teaching; Management--Problems, exercises, etc.

Richard Whitley, Alan Thomas, Jane Marceau (1981). Masters of Business?: Business Schools and Business Graduates in Britain and France. (New York, NY: Tavistock Publications, 241 p.). Business education--Great Britain; Business education--France; Business education graduates--Great Britain; Business education graduates--France; Master of business administration degree--Great Britain; Master of business administration degree--France.

Alan P. O. Williams (2010). The History of UK Business and Management Education. (Bibgley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 160 p.). Emeritus Professor at Cass Business School (City University London). Management education -- UK history; business schools - UK. Main influences, institutions, individuals behind emergence of business schools in UK; milestones in last two centuries; growth of management education in last fifty years with creation of supportive institutions; growth of knowledge-based management education; how systematic research contributed to content, methods of management education; roles of academic, applied bodies; national and international standing of UK business schools; trends in quality ratings revealed by various public assessments, media rankings; factors that have influenced strategies, subsequent development of business schools.

Jonathan Winterton and Ruth Winterton (1999). Developing Managerial Competence. (New York, NY: Routledge, 307 p.). Management--Study and teaching--Great Britain; Executives--Training of--Great Britain; Executive ability--Standards--Great Britain; Competency based education--Great Britain.

Eds. Mimi Wolverton and Larry Edward Penley (2004). Elite MBA Programs at Public Universities: How a Dozen Innovative Schools Are Redefining Business Education. (Westport, CT: Praeger, 252 p.). Business education--United States; Master of business administration degree--United States; Business schools--United States.

Mahmood A. Zaidi, Aleksander Sulejewicz (2010). Beyond MBA: Management Education in Transitional Economies. (Warsaw, Poland: Warsaw School of Economics, 491 p.). Professor , Founding Director of International Program Office Center for Human Resources and Labor Studies (University of Minnesota); Warsaw School of Economics. Business education -- Poland; Management -- Study and teaching -- Poland.



Academy of Management                                                                                                                                                                                           

A leading professional association of scholars dedicated to creating and disseminating knowledge about management and organizations. The Academy’s central mission is to enhance the profession of management by advancing the scholarship of management and enriching the professional development of its members.

Aspen Institute Center for Business Education’s Teaching Innovation                        b.612443/k.8512/Teaching_Innovation_Program.htm

The Teaching Innovation Program (TIP) is designed to create a tipping point in business education to further the teaching of corporate citizenship and values-based leadership. Through TIP, The Aspen Institute Business and Society Program (Aspen BSP) creates networks of business school faculty and business practitioners from around the world. As part of TIP, teams of business school faculty from participating schools implement pilot projects at their respective institutions, each aimed at assisting individuals and firms in addressing challenges and opportunities in the areas of corporate citizenship, social impact management, corporate social responsibility (CSR), and values-based leadership. The faculty teams, along with corporate representatives, convene several times to identify common opportunities and critical challenges within projects and share knowledge and experiences.

Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning                                                                                                                                       

ABSEL is a professional association whose purpose is to develop and promote the use of experiential techniques and simulations in the field of business education and development.

Biz/ed: Virtual Learning Arcade                                                                                                                                                                                

A new offering from Biz/ed, the Virtual Learning Arcade uses simulations and interactive online models to help teach concepts related to economics and business. Along with the simulations are a variety of support materials written to help educators take full advantage of the tools provided. Ten simulations are currently available, but the goal of the project is to have twenty eventually. Interested users can sign up for the Biz/ed newsletter to keep up-to-date on the newest VLA releases.


This site is designed to provide detailed information on many different aspects of pursuing an undergraduate or advanced degree in business, along with providing related information on available scholarships and potential career options. Developed as part of the All Schools online network, visitors to the site can search their database of over 1500 schools by state, country, specialty, and educational level. The search engine will return results based on visitors specifications that will contain links to the different schools' respective programs, along with a link to send email to the program directly. The site also has a helpful list of hundreds of financial aid options available to students studying business, along with a glossary and suggested reading for selecting an appropriate program. Finally, the site contains numerous guidance articles written by experts in the field of business education, such as a Yale business school professor and a former Ocean Spray marketing director.

A Daring Experiment: Harvard and Business Education for Women, 1937-1970                                                                                                 

1937 - The history of business education for women at Harvard began with a certificate program in personnel administration at Radcliffe College. Called "the first daring experiment in ‘practical education’ for women"1 by Harvard Business School Professor Fritz Roethlisberger, the course eventually evolved into the Harvard-Radcliffe Program in Business Administration (HRPBA), jointly managed by Harvard Business School and Radcliffe College.

Management Education and Discussion                                                                                                                            

Sharing management learning ideas and content.

Organizational Behavior Teaching Society: Teaching Society for Management Educators                                                                                                    

Dedicated to innovative teaching and learning in the organizational and management sciences. Our members are faculty at universities and colleges throughout the world, as well as business educators and consultants in the profit and non-profit sectors. Mission: "To promote quality teaching and learning across the management disciplines." David L. Bradford Outstanding Educator Award honors one person or a team with consistently demonstrated achievement in teaching and learning over a lifetime or career. Outstanding educators impact the field of management education as a whole, with innovations and ideas often extending to a wider audience

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A Visitor's Guide to the Companies That Make Your Favorite Products - experience firsthand the products, companies, technology, and workers that fuel our economy, from Boeing to Ben & Jerry's, Hallmark to Harley-Davidson. Whether you're curious about potato chips or computer chips, cars or crayons; information about the more than 300 ordinary and extraordinary products most of us take for granted.



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