publication . Article . 2021

Training Leaders to Win Wars and Forge Peace: Lessons from History

Peter Tufano;
Open Access English
  • Published: 03 Feb 2021 Journal: Business History Review (issn: 0007-6805, eissn: 2044-768X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (CUP)
Abstract
<jats:p>Leaders of business schools and other educational institutions have enjoyed decades of stability. Today, we confront a set of systemic global challenges, including a pandemic, severe economic weakness, heightened inequality, racial injustice, and a climate emergency. Taken together, these challenges redefine the environment in which we operate—and offer us an opportunity to reimagine our organizations. We can learn about how to deal with this level of upheaval by studying how leading U.S. business schools responded to World War II. All shrank as students and faculty were drafted, most innovated in fairly traditional ways while still maintaining existing ...
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free text keywords: Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous), Business and International Management, History, Political economy, Peacetime, Political science, Inequality, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Spanish Civil War, Forge, World War II, Injustice, Pandemic, Prosperity
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