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Title: Masculinity and management education: Feminising the MBA
Authors: Simpson, R
Publication Date: 2006
Publisher: Academy of Management
Citation: Academy of Management (Learning and Education),Vol 5(2),pages 182-193
Abstract: Drawing on recent work on critical management education (CME), I explore the masculinity of the MBA and call for a "feminization" of course content and design. The masculinity of the MBA is considered through the emphasis on "hard" skills (culturally associated with masculinity) and through its influence on three key areas: the values of management, the subjectivity of the manager, and the performance of the managerial role.
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