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Financial Times: Why Businesses Ignore the Business Schools

In the past, we have commented on how the MBA has been under attack from academics. Well, here is an interesting switch: academics at MBA programs are now under attack from MBAs. The Financial Times recently commented on why, unlike lawyers who devour journals, MBAs choose not to read publications from top-business schools or attend academic conferences. The FT concluded that such articles can be arcane and overly-theoretical, while management is more practical. Further, the FT commented that publications are typically backward-looking, while management is forward-looking.

For an interesting and somewhat amusing read click on the link below: 

Why Businesses Ignore the Business Schools




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