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What Your Business Degree Won't Teach You

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 10.26.2014 | Business
Sajeel Qureshi

The ability to sell proves your attitude, critical thinking and soft-skills. Every other business discipline is just semantics. You have no marketers, accountants, lawyers, managers or HR people on staff if you have no sales. Businesses put a premium on people that can generate revenue.

Millennial Recruitment and Impact Investing

Robert Rubinstein | Posted 10.19.2014 | Business
Robert Rubinstein

If a company wanted to attract the best and the brightest and retain that talent, they would have to anchor corporate social responsibility and sustainability in all their business processes.

Business Schools at the Forefront of LGBT Inclusion

Joanne Sprague | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Joanne Sprague

Would you expect MBA programs to be one of America's hotbeds for activating people to show support for their LGBT friends? Neither would I, but 12 of the country's top business schools are proving me wrong.

Academic Study Validates U.S. News Business School Rankings

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.01.2013 | College

U.S. News & World Report is the preferred outlet for business school rankings, a peer-reviewed study found. Graduates from business schools ranked ...

How Business Schools Aren't Teaching What They Should

Eduardo P. Braun | Posted 07.15.2013 | Business
Eduardo P. Braun

"Culture eats strategy over breakfast," said Peter Drucker, and it is only when you fully understand what this means, that you'll lead a successful company.

Poultry Scientists Get Green Cards, MBAs Get the Boot

Dinkar Jain | Posted 05.25.2013 | Politics
Dinkar Jain

Do you think someone with an MS in Poultry Science from Kansas State University should be ahead in line to get a U.S. green card compared to a Stanford or Harvard MBA? That is what Congress is likely to propose next month.

Smaller B-Schools Can Play Matchmaker Too

Thomas Kruczek | Posted 05.18.2013 | College
Thomas Kruczek

Bringing business students out from behind their desks and into the real world is a key aspect we champion, and you don't have to be one of the elites to do this. Any size school, such a Lynn, can reorient their thinking to put "matchmaking" high on the priority list. Here's how it can be done.

Are Business Schools Clueless Or Evil?

blogs.hbr.org | Posted 11.15.2012 | College

The last decade has been a one of soul-searching for business schools worldwide. Since the collapse of Enron, through the financial crisis, to the ins...

Encouraging MBA Entrepreneurship

Danielle Weinblatt | Posted 09.25.2012 | Business
Danielle Weinblatt

If we could overhaul the way we think about the cost of education and the pursuit of entrepreneurship at our nation's MBA programs, perhaps, only then, we would see more entrepreneurs coming straight out of business school.

Business Schools Must Teach Unlearning

Erica Dhawan | Posted 08.14.2012 | Education
Erica Dhawan

Perhaps the business school of the future isn't so much about technical knowledge but rather about educating ourselves on the process of learning. To build a new generation of innovative business leaders, unlearning curriculum is a business imperative.

The Best B-Schools For Cut Throat Masters of the Universe

Poets and Quants | Posted 05.01.2012 | College

Every year, Princeton Review surveys about 19,000 MBA students at some 300 business schools and publishes a top ten list of the schools with the "most...

Occupy From the Inside

Tim Mohin | Posted 03.12.2012 | Impact
Tim Mohin

Should companies have any role in protecting people and the planet? High profile cases of corporate misconduct mask the less sexy, but no less important, cases of companies choosing to do the right things right.

Going Global at UCONN: A Super CIBER Experience

Stacie Nevadomski Berdan | Posted 12.26.2011 | College
Stacie Nevadomski Berdan

Sixty students from 15 universities -- 12 from across the U.S. and 3 international -- participated in the 8th Annual CIBER Case Challenge this past Saturday at the University of Connecticut in Storrs.

Sadly, There's No MBA for Imagination

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sarah O'Leary

There are some indisputable facts in our glorious world. Men can't give birth. You can't cheat death. And you can't educate your way to creativity.

For MBA's (Future and Present) Only

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

More important than a school's rank is its culture and how that environment matches up with your personality, your study habits and your ultimate professional goals.

MBA at the Crossroads -- Transactional Myopia or Transformational Vision

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

MBA programs need to change what and how they teach in the two years that they have to inspire, embolden, teach and train business professionals of the future.

Post-Financial Crisis, MBA Programs Feature More Ethics Classes

Inside Higher Ed | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A few years ago, any discussion of the master's in business administration would begin with discussions of scandal and mismanagement. Look at instance...

Coyotes and Bankers

Matthew Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Matthew Anderson

Recently in the backcountry near my home, I saw a Coyote wearing a backpack sporting a bumper sticker that said, "Coexist." That is when I knew for certain that the Coyote had never gone to Business School.

The "Precision" of B-School Rankings Can Claim Victims

Pablo Triana | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Pablo Triana

Why do the outrageously flawed rankings go on living?

Business School Rankings For Bailed Out Bankers, CEOs (SLIDESHOW)

businessinsider.com | Joe Weisenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

No big surprise: Most of the bankers, politicians and regulators who got us into this mess went to a handful of elite universities and business school...

Blame the Business Schools

Charles Warner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Charles Warner

The Banking Committees should ask the deans of the five top business schools to testify under oath, and ask these academics what they have done to contribute to the crisis and how they might change their ways.

Greener B-Schools, Greener Employees

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

Even though he's been studying sustainable business, Ash wants to work for a private-equity firm and says, "Am I really driven to do this by my values? The honest answer is no...It just makes good business sense to be sustainable."

CEOs Who Need To Return To Business School

24/7 Wall Street | Douglas A. McIntyre | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Looking around the wreckage of some of the big cap companies it is not hard to find a few CEOs who probably need to go back to business school. Wall S...