3 Meandering pathwaysBetwixt the national and the global

DOI: 10.4324/9781003257813-3

Management education: the Indian context

This chapter examines the interactions between sociology and management education in India. Drawing upon the disciplinary history of Indian sociology, it brings out the limited nature of interactions between the two disciplines in the context of the overwhelming institutional sway of the university system. The university-dominated structure and focus of Indian sociology has somehow made sociologists in India ill-equipped to work in applied interdisciplinary settings. Besides mapping out sociological practices in relation to management education and research, the chapter assesses the contributions of sociology to the ...

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