CHAPTER 1

Dark Sides of Business and Higher Education Management

Agata Stachowicz-Stanusch and Gianluigi Mangia

There are several reasons for this book. The very first reason has been provided by the knowhow (practice) in management, since the last decade has been abundant in numerous examples of corruption scandals in modern organizations and instances of management misconduct that have eroded public faith (such as Enron, WorldCom, Tyco, Adelphia, Arthur Andersen, and Parmalat). It made us realize that there is a highly active dark side to the organizations, which is quite unknown in management studies. However, majority of the research and scientific publications on business and education management have been focusing on the positive, even ...

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