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‘Capitalism in Question’ at Annual Meeting of Management Profs

???Capitalism in Question??? at Annual Meeting of Management Profs
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“Capitalism in Question” sounds like a consciousness-raising session from Occupy Wall Street. But it also happens to be the theme of this year’s annual meeting of the Academy of Management, an association of management professors with more than 19,000 members in over 100 countries. It’s happening on Aug. 9-13 at Walt Disney World in Florida.

Readers are left to draw their own conclusions about whether the questioning of capitalism is a sign that management professors have been infected by the liberalism of their colleagues from the philosophy and sociology departments, or whether capitalism has performed so poorly lately that even the people who teach it for a living are asking hard questions.