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From Higher Aims to Hired Hands:
The Social Transformation of American Business Schools and the Unfulfilled Promise of Management as a Profession
Rakesh Khurana

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Introduction: Business Education and the Social Transformation of American Management 1

I: The Professionalization Project in American Business Education, 1881-1941
1: An Occupation in Search of Legitimacy 23
2: Ideas of Order: Science, the Professions, and the University in Late Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century America 51
3: The Invention of the University-Based Business School 87
4: "A Very Ill-Defined Institution": The Business School as Aspiring Professional School 137

II: The Institutionalization of Business Schools, 1941-1970
5: The Changing Institutional Field in the Postwar Era 195
6: Disciplining the Business School Faculty: The Impact of the Foundations 233

III: The Triumph of the Market and the Abandonment of the Professionalization Project, 1970-the Present
7: Unintended Consequences: The Post-Ford Business School and the Fall of Managerialism 291
8: Business Schools in the Marketplace 333

Epilogue: Ideas of Order Revisited:Markets, Hierarchies, and Communities 363
Acknowledgments 385
Bibliographic and Methods Note 387
Notes 397
Selected Bibliography 483
Index 509

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