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Title: The struggle for management education in Britain: The Urwick Committee and the Office Management Association
Authors: Guerriero, Wilson Robbie
Contact Email: r.g.wilson@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: Lyndall Urwick
management education
management history
office work
the UK
United Kingdom
Issue Date: Nov-2011
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Citation: Guerriero Wilson R (2011) The struggle for management education in Britain: The Urwick Committee and the Office Management Association, Management and Organizational History, 6 (4), pp. 367-389.
Abstract: After the Second World War several government committees and many occupational organisations in the UK were involved in efforts to develop education for management. This article will trace and analyse the actions of two of these actors. The Committee on Education for Management, chaired by Lyndall Urwick, wished to unite the myriad training schemes offered by numerous ‘professional' associations into a general management education curriculum. But these associations, including the Office Management Association, resisted Urwick's attempts to forge a general management curriculum because they sought to maintain control of entry into their occupational groups.
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/20247
DOI Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1744935911410618
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Affiliation: Management Work and Organisation

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