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Managers Not MBAs by Henry Mintzberg

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8MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT IN PRACTICE

We all want mass customized action learning for the individual.

—HEINZ THANHEISER

From management education, we turn here to management development— something quite different, unfortunately. While the organizations that employ the managers rarely get involved in their education, beyond hiring and sometimes sponsoring them as students, they do take the lead in their development. This has resulted in more variety, and so more experimentation, also more practicality, and so more superficiality, too. But there is a great deal of thoughtful practice in management development, and the best of it should be informing management education more than it has.

MAPPING MANAGEMENT EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT

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