A sustainable model for business schools?

Kai Peters and Howard Thomas argue that the current business model of business schools is financially unstable and probably unsustainable. At the core of each business school, a dialectic takes place between two distinct purposes – the goal of producing knowledge and the goal of educating students. Individual institutions have different views.

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The complexity of business schools

Kai Peters and Howard Thomas wonder how long business schools can survive the growing complexity of their industry Increasingly, universities and, relatedly, business schools have become more complex and complicated – with multiple activities, multiple locations and multiple audiences. For example, state-wide higher-education systems exist across many US states including California, Texas, Virginia and Illinois…

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The business of business schools

Kai Peters, Howard Thomas and Rick Smith suggest that while much has been written about business schools from historical and critical perspectives not enough has emerged from an additional viewpoint – the lens of the business of business schools.

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Business Schools Face the Future

Globalisation and technological developments are changing the business of business schools and presenting new opportunities to innovate, says Kai Peters. A plethora of challenges are impacting globally on the management education market, including the continuing evolution of online possibilities, the emergence of new providers, the role of for-profits, changes to public funding, a turbulent economy…

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