Business schools in an age of globalization

Lee D. Parker, James Guthrie

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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to consider the role of the business school now and in the future. Design/methodology/approach – The paper takes the form of an editorial review and argument. Findings – The paper acknowledges the impact of globalization and “marketization” on business schools. Research limitations/implications – The editorial offers scope for accounting academics to engage with the university and protect against business school corporatization and/or privatization. This is an important issue in higher education, not only in Australia, but internationally. Originality/value – The paper provides important empirical data and research information to scholars in the interdisciplinary accounting field of research about the future for business schools.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5-13
Number of pages9
JournalAccounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 5 Jan 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Accounting research
  • Business schools
  • Globalization
  • Higher education
  • Universities


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