Rethinking the MBA: Business Education at a Crossroads
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"Business Schools Face Test of Faith." "Is It Time to Retrain B-Schools?" As these headlines make clear, business education is at a major crossroads.

For decades, MBA graduates from top-tier schools set the standard for cutting-edge business knowledge and skills. Now the business world has changed, say the authors of Rethinking the MBA, and MBA programs must change with it....more
Hardcover, 400 pages
Published April 13th 2010 by Harvard Business Review Press (first published 2010)
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Authors Srikant M. Datar, David A. Garvin and Patrick G. Cullen have done their work very well. Their examination of the current state of the master of business administration (MBA) degree touches on the nature of education, the nature of higher education as an institution and culture, and the conceptual and practical demands that business places on education and employees. Though one might question citing the best MBA programs in the U.S. to represent business education as a whole, the authors’...more
Adam
An interesting review of the MBA degree and its place in the world today. For Harvard's centennial, two professors from HBS were tasked with a study to explore the challenges facing business schools and business students today. The book takes an in depth look at the macro trends facing the industry pre and post financial crisis as well as 5 schools with innovative curricula. They also lump Harvard in as a 6th featured school because HBS commissioned the study. The book gave good insights on the...more
Erhardt
Great overview of the history of business education, and what needs to be done to revitalize the curricula at leading graduate business schools to train managers that can be leaders for contemporary organizations and society.
rob
I took a lot of notes (as this was for a class) and came away with some good ideas, both for fixing the school's MBA program and ways to make my own experience more beneficial.
Jonathan
Great book to help you think through the many diverse issues facing MBA programs in the 21st century.
Wang Han
Have some brief introduction to current situation in business school such as HBS, INSEAD, SOM and GSB
Ashish Deb
Very insightful & interesting reading on the subject
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