ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Mismanagement of Indian Management Education

The Indian management education system, imported from the United States in the early 1960s, is in a state of crisis. The business schools lack strategic focus, with everyone trying to teach everything - the "everything-to-everybody" model. Adopted by the Indian Institutes of Management and copied by the rest, this model leaves little time for creative thinking. It has also led to faculty shortage and has resulted in low levels of research output and competence, ensuring mediocrity in the system. The schools have become teaching shops, and with the entry of foreign schools it will be time for hundreds of B-schools to migrate to the next emerging area of easy profit.



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