Insatiable demand or academic supply: the intellectual context of entrepreneurship education
Dhaliwal, S, Adcroft, A and Willis, R (2005) Insatiable demand or academic supply: the intellectual context of entrepreneurship education European Business Review, 17 (6). pp. 518-532.
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Purpose – To consider whether the growth in management and entrepreneurship education is driven by (external) demand or (internal) academic supply. Design/methodology/approach – Three key elements of the intellectual context of management and entrepreneurship education are considered: the apparent causal relationship between improved management and economic performance; the privilege afforded to management as an agent of change in the context of globalisation; reforms in the public sector which define problems in terms of management rather than resources. Findings – There is a lack of clarity as to whether the purpose of entrepreneurship education is about promoting higher levels of activity or better recognising entrepreneurial activity. Originality/value – The paper offers an alternative perspective on entrepreneurship education through an examination of its purpose rather than its form and content.
|Divisions :||Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Surrey Business School|
|Identification Number :||https://doi.org/10.1108/09555340510630554|
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|Depositing User :||Symplectic Elements|
|Date Deposited :||15 Nov 2012 12:40|
|Last Modified :||23 Sep 2013 19:03|
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