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to the undertaking Paris in springtime is the fabled urban of a fabled season. This interesting position and spell binding time have been the atmosphere for a June 15-18, 1980 convention on administration schooling, the ultimate part of a ancient cooperative attempt among americans and Europeans, the end result of 3 years' paintings on a thrilling undertaking entitled "Management and administration schooling in a global of fixing expectancies. " The undertaking concerned a glance forward on the thirty-year interval from 1980 to 2010, the adjustments prone to ensue in the course of that point, and the results for administration and administration schooling. Spon­ sored by way of the yank meeting of Collegiate faculties of commercial (AACSB) and the eu starting place for administration Devel- xiii xiv advent ment (EFMD), it had phases ahead of the Paris convention - the 1st, a futures-oriented colloquium held in February 1979 at St. George's residence, Windsor citadel, on "The altering expectancies of Society"j the second one, a colloquium held in November 1979 at Arden condominium, Columbia college, on "Management for the XXI Century. " The subject matter of the Paris convention used to be "Managers for the XXI Century: Their schooling and improvement. " whereas spon­ sored by way of AACSB and EFMD, the Paris convention used to be really a world assembly, with company leaders and deans or administrators of commercial faculties during the global invited to take part. illustration got here from all continents, with 650 individuals from thirty-five countries.

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The charitable assumption is that an ever more productive minority would strive to keep under control the forcibly idle minority by means of a generalized and paternalistic welfare system. A less charitable assumption is that repressive regimes and wired fences would be required. Fortunately enough, a fuite en avant by means of an acceleration of the present growth patterns seems unlikely. As usual, the reference projection is a poor tool for forecasting. I consider as even more unlikely and undesirable the no-growth alternative to growth with maldevelopment.

Could managers also find that enabling other people (including groups and communities) to develop and discover themselves provides them with a new guiding principle for their work? We need to consider whether enough talented people will be attracted by management and be willing to take on the tough role demanded - or whether some of the best young talent will be attracted to a new, nonwork ethic. 28 TAMES ROBERTSON Is this the kind of possibility that management and management education can usefully pursue today?

E) Industrial-sector distributions within countries and growth rates and vulnerabilities. f) Science and technology capability. g) Military capability. B. Issues. * 1. The demand for a New International Economic Order. a) The Lima Target of 25 percent of world manufacturing in the UNCTAD nations by the year 2000. b) Commodity cartels of primary products. c) Type of new international division of labor. , Britain). 2. The demographic upheavals. a) In Latin America (with the exception of Argentina) 42-48 percent of the population is under fifteen years of age; what is likely to happen when this youth cohort enters the labor market and the university systems?

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