Historical reflections at the intersection of past and future: Celebrating 50 years of Management Learning:

Gabrielle Durepos, Mairi Maclean, Rafael Alcadipani, Stephen Cummings

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Management Learning marks its 50th anniversary in 2020. The journal has a long history of publishing critical, reflexive scholarship on organizational learning and knowledge. This special issue is a forum to celebrate and build on this history through critical and reflective engagement with the past, present and future of management learning, knowledge and education. In particular, the special issue guest editors reflect on the future of Management Learning and outline the importance of learning from the history of and history in management learning, on reflexivity, on the archive and, on the geopolitics of knowledge.
Original languageEnglish
Article number1
Pages (from-to)3-16
Number of pages14
JournalManagement Learning
Issue number1
Early online date23 Oct 2019
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2020


  • 50th anniversary
  • Critical management education
  • historical organization studies
  • learning
  • reflexivity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Decision Sciences(all)
  • Strategy and Management
  • Management of Technology and Innovation

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