A piece in the NY Times today about Roger Martin at Rotman in Canada and other schools trying to re-think the MBA. Some of it's interesting, but some of it reminds me of Steve Jobs' remark about Dell trying to be innovative - it's like watching Michael Dell trying to dance. The fundamental issue here… Continue reading Re-thinking the MBA
For the past three years, the Ecole des Mines in Paris has compiled its own ranking of the world's universities, based on the number of their alumni among the CEO's of the world's top 500 companies. It's as incomplete as any ranking system, but considerably more interesting than most. And with a much more transparent… Continue reading Great university ranking system
This in the New York Times today about universities trying to become "relevant". The grotesque thing about all this is that it's the result of awful hiring policies at businesses. Businesses say they want one thing - people who can communicate, think clearly and independently - and yet they hire another, students with "relevant" experience,… Continue reading Why must businesses lie about what they want in graduates?