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Subject: Management as science
Category: Science > Social Sciences
Asked by: kensimmons02-ga
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Posted: 17 Jun 2005 08:50 PDT
Expires: 17 Jul 2005 08:50 PDT
Question ID: 534225
How do I find the following article that appeared in Harvard Business
Review as long ago as 20-30 years: "Is Management a Science?"  Author
and exact date unknown.
Ken Simmons

Request for Question Clarification by bobbie7-ga on 17 Jun 2005 09:33 PDT
Herllo Ken,

I located an article published in a 1992 issue of the Harvard Business
Review titled ?Is Management Still a Science??

If this is the article you?re looking for, please let me know and I
will provide you with a link to the full text of this article.


Request for Question Clarification by czh-ga on 17 Jun 2005 12:59 PDT
Hello kensimmons02-ga,

Are you certain that it was in the Harvard Business Review? I?ve found
an article titled ?Is Management a Science? in another management
journal dated 1978. Could the article you?re looking for have been
published somewhere other than the HBR? I look forward to your

~ czh ~
Subject: Re: Management as science
Answered By: czh-ga on 17 Jun 2005 13:24 PDT
Hello kensimmons02-ga,

After further searching I?m quite sure that you?re looking for an
article that was published in the Academy of Management Review in the
January 1978 issue on pages 139-144. The authors are Ronald E.
Gribbins and Shelley D. Hunt. You can access this article if you are
affiliated with an organization that has JSTOR available for its
members. Otherwise, you can get a copy of the article through Ingenta.
The links below will take you through this search step by step.

Best wishes for your project.

~ czh ~
Professionalism and the Social Responsibility of the Business Manager* 
Al Fiorino, PhD
Metamode Institute on Public Policy

13. Gribbins, Ronald E. and Shelley D. Hunt, "Is Management a
Science", in the Academy of Management Review (AMR), 1978 (January),
pp. 139-144.

***** The article you?re looking for is cited in the bibliography of this article.

The Academy of Management Review (AMR) is a scholarly journal for the
organizational sciences published for a global audience by the Academy
of Management. AMR ranks as one of the most influential business
journals, publishing academically rigorous, conceptual papers that
advance the science and practice of management.

***** The Academy of Management Review is a prestigious journal and on
a par with the Harvard Business Review so that might be why you
remembered the article as coming from the HBR.

Single articles appearing in Academy publications can be purchased
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Phone: 1-800-296-2221
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locate current and past articles.

***** Here are the directions for how to obtain a copy of the article. 

The Academy of Management Review
JSTOR Coverage: Vols. 1 - 24, 1976-1999
JSTOR Collections: Arts & Sciences IV, Business
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***** The Academy of Management Review is available for the year
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