Business, Education and the Individual: Creating the ‘Collective Entrepreneur' for the Knowledge Economy

International Journal of Applied Strategic Management (ISSN: 1742-8204) Volume 1 Issue 1

Kenneth Smith
Sheffield Business School


This paper is concerned to locate a discussion regarding the mutually-related responsibilities of business and education to individuals and the community within an analysis of debates concerning the present nature of society. In questioning the increasing inter-penetration of business and education, it sets out an agenda for the education of business, while cautioning against the business of education as a means of achieving the creation of the ‘collective entrepreneur' - a paradoxical prerequisite for the emerging Knowledge Economy.

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