According to Business Week, attacks on business schools for their role in the economic crisis - mine among them - were the third most significant business school story of 2009. Good to know we made some sort of splash.
This piece in the American Scholar offers a great analysis of why fewer and fewer undergraduates study the humanities. Business studies, by contrast, have been surging. Between 1970/71 and 2003/4, the percentage of US undergraduates studying business went from 13.7% to 21.9%. Meanwhile for the humanities, it was a grimmer picture: English, from 7.6 percent… Continue reading Rise of business in undergraduate education
I just wrote this piece for Nikkei Business Online in Japan: In my local newspaper this month, there was a profile of a local fence builder, Don Banks. He has been building fences all over Connecticut for thirty years, from small garden fences to horse rings to long, winding fences around enormous farms. Over the… Continue reading Seeds of growth