Management Education

Fragments of an Emancipatory Theory

Authors: Klikauer, Thomas

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  • Introduces key themes of the Frankfurt School of critical theory such as “recognition” (Honneth) and communicative action (Habermas) to management education
  • Delivers guidelines for a humanisation of management education
  • Takes a thoroughly external perspective to the critique modern management education
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Written in the tradition of the Frankfurt School of critical theory, this book develops a practical theory designed to humanise management education. Inevitably encountering deeply authoritarian business schools, the author sets the rigidity of curriculum against a student-centred approach found in Honneth’s concept of recognition and the Habermasian concept of communicative action. Management Education outlines measures for preventing Managerialism from colonising learning spaces that would prevent the practice of emancipatory learning from flourishing. The aim of the book is to allow students and teachers of business schools to create learning inside an education system based on humanity. 

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Thomas Klikauer is Senior Lecturer of Human Resources and Management in the School of Business, Western Sydney University, Australia. His previous books include Communication and Management at Work (2007), Management Communication- Communicative Action & Ethics (2008), Critical Management Ethics (2010), Seven Management Moralities (2012), Managerialism (2013) Seven Moralities of HRM (2014), and Hegel’s Moral Corporation (2015), all published with Palgrave Macmillan.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Management Education
Book Subtitle
Fragments of an Emancipatory Theory
Authors
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and the Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-40778-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-40778-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-40777-7
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-82181-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 313
Number of Illustrations
5 b/w illustrations
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