Sunday, January 17, 2010

Proud to be an M.B.A.?

I have to say that my sweet, little program at JFKU was really sorta all over this kinda theory.

Multicultural Critical Theory. At B-School?
by Lane Wallace
NY Times: January 9, 2010

"...the value of managers who could think more nimbly across multiple frameworks, cultures and disciplines. The financial crisis underscored those concerns — at business schools and in the business world itself. As a result, a number of prominent business schools have re-evaluated and, in some cases, redesigned their M.B.A. programs in the last few years...moving business schools into territory more traditionally associated with the liberal arts: multidisciplinary approaches, an understanding of global and historical context and perspectives, a greater focus on leadership and social responsibility and, yes, learning how to think critically."

Read more here

...and I think it's super-smart Susie Wise strolling the Stanford think-tank dSchool studio [stage left]

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