Are Business Schools and Colleges Misleading Their Students?

Dr. Donovan A. McFarlane .

Abstract


In this paper the author examines the roles and responsibilities of business schools and colleges as they shape organizations, individuals, and society and affect value creation and leadership. The author discusses some of the errors or mistakes that business schools make in their attempt to teach and educate leaders and managers, and to create successful entrepreneurs. The author believes that business schools and colleges should base education and training on realistic models that mirror the harsh world of reality in which graduates must work and survive by teaching skills that are readily applicable to survival. The ethical and social responsibilities of business schools and colleges are examined as well as the types of leadership: administrative, educational, and business leadership that define leadership in business schools and colleges. Finally, the author provides a summary of the roles and responsibilities of business schools and colleges as vibrant and vital strategic links to progress.

Keywords


Value creation, Culture of Followership, Knowledge management (KM), Knowledge Management Body of Knowledge (KMBOK), Leadership, Resources utilization, Conservation, Individualism, Change.

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