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: