Do Business Schools Need to Think about What They’re Teaching?

There was an interesting article in The New York Times on Sunday about whether the way business students are taught contributed to the economic crisis. According to the article, “Critics of business education have many complaints. Some say the schools have become too scientific, too detached from real-world issues. Others say students are taught to come up with hasty solutions to complicated problems. Another group contends that schools give students a limited and distorted view of their role — that they graduate with a focus on maximizing shareholder value and only a limited understanding of ethical and social considerations essential to business leadership.”

Read the article here.

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