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The gift of professional maturity

Bedeian, Arthur G. (2004) The gift of professional maturity. Academy of Management Learning and Education 3(1):pp. 92-98.

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Abstract

[Bedeian argues for the value of gradaute management students learning the history of management studies. Taking his title from a line written by historian of psychology E. G. Boring, he draws five lessons to be learned from studying a discipline's history: (1) avioding the pathetic fallacy, (2) being an informed consumer of recevied knowledge, (3) seeking original sources, (4) that facts are often wrong, and (5) the special advantage of the past. -cdg-]

EPrint Type:Journal (Paginated)
Keywords:management
Subjects:Psychology > Industrial/Organizational
History > Historiography
ID Code:210
Deposited By:Green, Christopher D.
Deposited On:31 March 2004