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Educating Business Professionals by Susan D. Gotsch, Lana S. Nino

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Chapter 9

Conclusions and the Path Forward

The walls around many business schools remain high, eroding interdisciplinary education and research collaboration that might address some grand challenges facing society. In response, we . . . argue business schools should lower their walls to engage with other academic departments to address such grand challenges in a way that engenders social value.

—Currie, et al.1

Keywords

Business education, higher education, change agents, liberal learning, professional programs, autonomy, social agency, self-concept

Introduction

This book has been about lowering the walls at Whittier College, but its lessons can be applied to other institutions. We were fortunate to have generous funding from the Andrew W. Mellon ...

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