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Entrepreneurship education all at sea – by Colin Jones

November 21, 2013

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During the last two years I have had the good fortune to gain exposure to many approaches to educating for and through entrepreneurship. It would seem that the world is alive and thriving, with enterprise everywhere. Everywhere it would seem but the traditional business school, which continues to see entrepreneurship as merely a subject area like marketing, accounting and human resources. Alternatively, some business schools are finally getting their act together and seeking to position themselves through the development of an enterprising mindset. Sadly, the traditional business school, drowning in mediocrity is reaching out to the increasingly popular entrepreneurship programs for salvation; just as strategic management research scholars did through the 80s and 90s. What they fail to see is that their time in the sun is almost done. To demonstrate this claim, lets consider the nature of innovations bubbling away related to enterprise education. […]

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