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Enhancing Graduate Business School Programmes

Enhancing Graduate Business School Programmes During the 1980s, much criticism surfaced regarding the need formanagers and executives to be more effectively prepared for their rolesand responsibilities. Graduate business schools were identified as onesource which needed to improve because a business degree oftenrepresents a significant part of managers and executives preparation.In addition to reviewing content, graduate business schools need toimprove the methods used to deliver content. Specifically, they need toincorporate successful methods used in private and governmentalorganisations to train and develop managers. These methods include roleplay, case method, inbasket technique, games, computer based training,learning contracts, assessment centres, shadowing, structuredselfassessment and mentoring. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Management Development Emerald Publishing

Enhancing Graduate Business School Programmes

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0262-1711
DOI
10.1108/02621719110135100
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Abstract

During the 1980s, much criticism surfaced regarding the need formanagers and executives to be more effectively prepared for their rolesand responsibilities. Graduate business schools were identified as onesource which needed to improve because a business degree oftenrepresents a significant part of managers and executives preparation.In addition to reviewing content, graduate business schools need toimprove the methods used to deliver content. Specifically, they need toincorporate successful methods used in private and governmentalorganisations to train and develop managers. These methods include roleplay, case method, inbasket technique, games, computer based training,learning contracts, assessment centres, shadowing, structuredselfassessment and mentoring.

Journal

Journal of Management DevelopmentEmerald Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 1991

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