Competence?based management education and the needs of the learning organization

Bruce Macfarlane, Laurie Lomas

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Points out that competence?based education has been endorsed by Government and employers alike as a means of raising standards of management practice in the UK, though the highly prescriptive nature of the competence curriculum poses dangers to organizations seeking to release the human potential of managers. Contends that the over?control of the management curriculum through competences encourages conformity and fails to challenge the received wisdom of current practice
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)29-32
Number of pages4
JournalEducation + Training
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1994


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