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|Title: ||Can Historical Research into Fengshui Tell Us Anything about Business in China?|
|Authors: ||Paton, Michael|
|Issue Date: ||Dec-2009|
|Publisher: ||Business and Labour History Group, The University of Sydney|
|Citation: ||History in Australian and New Zealand Business Schools: The Proceedings of the First AAHANZBS Conference, The University of Sydney, 14-15 December 2009 / edited by Greg Patmore|
|Abstract: ||The commodification of higher education has been led by business schools in Australia, and they have been accused of teaching merely technique and preaching greed in their manifesto of career and revenue generation. The study of history has been a casualty in this push for the techniques rather than the substance of business. This paper argues that even historical research into a subject as arcane as the traditional Chinese art/science of fengshui can lead to a greater understanding of the context of business in China and therefore of Chinese business practice itself.|
|Description: ||Not refereed|
|Rights and Permissions: ||The author retains copyright of this work.|
|Type of Work: ||Conference paper|
|Appears in Collections:||History in Australian and New Zealand Business Schools: The Proceedings of the First AAHANZBS Conference.|
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