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Economist Articles on MBA -- what do you think?

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New post 16 Mar 2005, 00:20
let me know what you guys think.


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Bad for business?
Feb 17th 2005
From The Economist print edition
http://www.economist.com/opinion/Printe ... ID=3672752


Business schools stand accused of being responsible for much that is wrong with corporate management today

THIS is the time of year when MBA students run not from classroom to classroom but from interview to interview as they try to get the high-paying job that they expect their qualification to deliver. It seems that the demand for MBAs is now strong again, after four decidedly weak years. “The big eaters of MBA talent have regained their hiring appetite,â€
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New post 25 May 2005, 14:11
These articles were a great read, not just in terms of their intuitive nature but also for anyone practicing for AWA :lol:
But on a serious note, what in everyones opinion is the relevance of Harvards highly publicized "Case Study model" of teaching in classes. I this there was a refference to it in the first article also. Undoubtedly the second article hits the target bang on when it says that an MBA is not some sort of authoritative stamp of a great management professional. It is merely a qualification.
Interestingly, while Harvard and Stanford are based no one seems to have any complaints about good ol Wharton, and i am not even sure if they have a mandatory requirement on the ethics classes as Harvard now does.
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