This article sets the scene for the
exploration of corporate and company developments in the field of the corporate university
and related development paradigms. It identifies the driving forces promoting the growth
in corporate universities, corporate business schools and other similar styles of
intellectual asset management.
There are many emergent issues and
differences concerning the style, scope and culture of the emergent management programmes
and as a consequence some important changes could occur in the nature of the corporate
relationship with providers in the traditional intellectual supply chain.
acknowledges the evolutionary stage of these developments and engages with the main
subject areas as a platform for a methodology in examining future developments.