Ranking Business Schools

Ranking Business Schools

Forming Fields, Identities and Boundaries in International Management Education

Linda Wedlin

International comparisons and rankings of universities and business schools have proliferated in recent years. Ranking Business Schools provides a welcome analysis of this development and its implications for the field of management education, theorizing the role of classifications such as rankings in forming and structuring organizational fields.

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Linda Wedlin

Subjects: business and management, management education, management and universities, organisation studies, education, management and universities, management education

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© Linda Wedlin 2006 All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical or photocopying, recording, or otherwise without the prior permission of the publisher. Published by Edward Elgar Publishing Limited Glensanda House Montpellier Parade Cheltenham Glos GL50 1UA UK Edward Elgar Publishing, Inc. 136 West Street Suite 202 Northampton Massachusetts 01060 USA A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data Wedlin, Linda. Ranking business schools : forming fields, identities, and boundaries in international management education / Linda Wedlin. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. 1. Business schools—Europe—Evaluation. 2. Master of business administration degree—Europe—Evaluation. I. Title. HF1140.W43 2006 650.071′14—dc22 2005052810 ISBN–13: 978 1 84542 515 9 ISBN–10: 1 84542 515 4 Typeset by Cambrian Typesetters, Camberley, Surrey Printed and bound in Great Britain by MPG Books Ltd, Bodmin, Cornwall