Keeping up with the Finishing School Myth: The Role of Communication in Contemporary Indian Management Education

  • Pragyan RathEmail author


The attempt here is to earnestly reflect on the fate of the communication discipline in a premier management institute in India. The reflection is more a response to the conflicting voices from the industry, the institutions and the instructors themselves. And hence, the reflection is even more significant because the demands, obligations and the dreams are not on the same page. What worries the instructor of managerial communication? This question seems to lose its way amidst the cantankerous noise. This is an attempt to be heard and understood along with the powerful voices that have had opinions on the subject and the teacher and the institute which provides a sanctuary for all.


Science Humanities Social science Rhetoric Placement demands English grammar Critical thinking Turf wars Post-positivist subject Management institutes 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Indian Institute of Management CalcuttaKolkataIndia

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