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Agents of American hegemony in management education: evidence from Malaysia

Jamil, Rossilah (2015) Agents of American hegemony in management education: evidence from Malaysia. International Journal of Management Education, 13 (3). pp. 302-315. ISSN 1472-8117

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijme.2015.09.002

Abstract

The present study investigates how and why American management education (ME) ideas proliferate. It also examines their contributions to sustaining the hegemonic status of the United States. To achieve these objectives, a study in Malaysia was conducted that involved interviews with management educators from three public university business schools as well as analysis of their websites and program prospectuses. The findings suggest that the American influence on local ME practices is substantial. Three key American agents were determined to be responsible for spreading and sustaining the observed hegemony. The author associates the phenomenon with post-war American imperialism and discusses its implications on local ME and business practice

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:American hegemony, business school
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions:International Business School
ID Code:57714
Deposited By: Haliza Zainal
Deposited On:04 Dec 2016 12:07
Last Modified:02 Feb 2017 12:37

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