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The case method as invented tradition. Revisiting Harvard’s history to reorient management education

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posted on 30.07.2020 by Todd Bridgman, Stephen Cummings, C McLaughlin
Support for the case method reflects a conviction that business education should be training in solving business problems. However, opponents see it as contributing to a narrow, instrumental, amoral perspective on business. We revisit the emergence of the method at Harvard to think beyond this polarization for the future.

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Bridgman, T. N., Cummings, S. & McLaughlin, C. (2015, January). The case method as invented tradition. Revisiting Harvard’s history to reorient management education. In Proceedings of the 75th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management 75th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Vancouver, Canada (2015 (1)pp. 218-223). Academy of Management. https://doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2015.24

Conference name

75th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management

Conference Place

Vancouver, Canada

Conference start date

07/08/2015

Conference finish date

11/08/2015

Title of proceedings

Proceedings of the 75th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management

Volume

2015

Contribution type

Published Paper

Publication or Presentation Year

01/01/2015

Pagination

218-223

Publisher

Academy of Management

Publication status

Published

ISSN

0065-0668

eISSN

2151-6561

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