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How an MBA Helped Me Redefine Failure and Success

Nisha Asher | Posted 06.03.2014 | Education
Nisha Asher

Along my journey, I also learned that I was not alone. At first, you think that you are.

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.

Hand-Raising At Harvard -- Will It Help Level the Field?

Kathleen Reardon | Posted 11.09.2013 | Business
Kathleen Reardon

How does a top business graduate school level the playing field for women? How does it retain female faculty in a culture that the university admits has been unwelcoming to women?

Sign That Petition or Change What Is Taught?

Judith Samuelson | Posted 04.22.2013 | Business
Judith Samuelson

It is true that companies are being held to new standards, due to web-enabled transparency and the reputation risks for popular brands when things go horribly wrong, but these nuances are largely missing.

Calling for Reform in the Financial Times' MBA Program Rankings

Adam Pervez | Posted 04.17.2013 | Business
Adam Pervez

Dedicating 40 percent of a school's score to purely financial considerations seems to make a mockery of the fact that many students pursue an MBA as an avenue to higher education. Some even use that education to try and make the world a better place.

Three Reasons Why Startups Are the New MBA

Nisha Chittal | Posted 03.18.2013 | Small Business
Nisha Chittal

Conventional wisdom says that one can only go so far in the business world before an MBA is required for entry into the next level -- but in the new economy, creating game-changing technology tools may be more valuable than getting an old-school degree.

Another University Sent False Info To U.S. News For Rankings

Posted 01.02.2013 | College

Tulane University sent false information for at least two years to U.S. News & World Report for the magazine's college ranking consideration, the univ...

MBA Pay: The Devil's In The Details

www.businessweek.com | Posted 11.19.2012 | College

For many years, prospective business school students have studied the career stats for the nation’s top MBA programs like handicappers poring over t...

Six Principles for Business Ethics

John Paul Rollert | Posted 09.10.2012 | Business
John Paul Rollert

By reevaluating our principles, we make them more relevant to the challenges we face. Our principles must live through us if business ethics is to be a way of life.

What Companies Can Learn From MBA Programs

Aaron Hurst | Posted 08.26.2012 | Impact
Aaron Hurst

In a few years, we might find that pro bono opportunities are as common in corporate office buildings as on MBA campuses. That would be great news for employees and the nonprofits they would serve.

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.

How CSU Misspent $200K Of Student Fees

| Posted 05.14.2012 | Los Angeles

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch By Erica Perez Officials at CSU Long Beach spent nearly $200,000 on extra pay for some bus...

From "Too Big to Solve" to "Too Big to Fail"

Ahmad Ashkar | Posted 05.01.2012 | Impact
Ahmad Ashkar

How can we solve the world's toughest social challenges without the sincere belief that a wide-scale solution exists? An annual $1M Poverty Challenge, with the goal of identifying and launching the most compelling student-generated solutions to the crippling issues faced by billions in need.

Applications To Full-Time M.B.A. Programs Drop

The Chronicle of Higher Education | Katherine Mangan | Posted 11.13.2011 | College

Applications to full-time M.B.A. programs in the United States and abroad declined this year for the third straight year, according to a report releas...

Back to School for Startups Too!

Angela Haines | Posted 09.20.2011 | Women
Angela Haines

In 2004, Esther Psarakis founded her imported specialty foods company, Taste of Crete, out of her love for Greece. She married a Greek, and very qu...

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.

Business Schools Go Beyond Case Studies, Embrace Studying Abroad

New York Times | James Flanigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Southern California universities have long led the nation in the number of students enrolled from other countries. Now the universities' business prog...