The Americanization of Academic Management Education in Germany

Kieser, Alfred

Document Type: Article
Year of publication: 2004
The title of a journal, publication series: Journal of Management Inquiry
Volume: 13
Issue number: 2
Page range: 90-97
Place of publication: Newbury Park, Calif.
Publishing house: Sage Periodicals Press
ISSN: 1056-4926 , 1552-6542
Publication language: English
Institution: Business School > ABWL u. Organisation (Kieser Em)
Subject: 330 Economics
Subject headings (SWD): Amerikanisierung , Managementschule
Abstract: After a conceptualization of Americanization, an overview over the process of Americanization of the German system of higher education in management is provided. This process is characterized by four phases: (a) the almost complete absence of American influences on academic German management education before World War II, (b) the "reeducation" of German managers after World War II based on American principles of the free market and management approaches with some assumed effects on academic management education, (c) the increasing acceptance of American approaches to management sicences within academia, starting in the 1950s, (d) the attempts to Americanize (via Europeanizing) the higher management education institutions.

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