|Title||Insatiable demand or academic supply: the intellectual context of entrepreneurship education|
|Authors||Adcroft, A., Dhaliwal, S. and Willis, R.|
Purpose – To consider whether the growth in management and entrepreneurship education is driven by (external) demand or (internal) academic supply.
Design/methodology/approach – Three key elements of the intellectual context of management and entrepreneurship education are considered: the apparent causal relationship between improved management and economic performance; the privilege afforded to management as an agent of change in the context of globalisation; reforms in the public sector which define problems in terms of management rather than resources.
Findings – There is a lack of clarity as to whether the purpose of entrepreneurship education is about promoting higher levels of activity or better recognising entrepreneurial activity.
Originality/value – The paper offers an alternative perspective on entrepreneurship education through an examination of its purpose rather than its form and content.
|Journal||European Business Review|
|Journal citation||17 (6), pp. 518-531|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||doi:10.1108/09555340510630554|