The MBA is in trouble. Organized and taught in the same way for generations, the traditional MBA program is increasingly anachronistic.
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TOPIC: Career Trends
It’s often said that students attend business school because they want good jobs when they graduate. Naturally enough, they tend to focus on class work that will help them reach that goal. However, classroom learning can take them only so far.
“Marissa Mayer Is Wrong.” “Horrible Bosses: Marissa Mayer’s Ban on Telecommuting at Yahoo Won’t Work.” “Marissa Mayer’s Work-From-Home Ban Is the Exact Opposite of What CEOs Should Be Doing.” These headlines reflect popu
There is an adage in the organizational behavior world that posits that employees don’t leave organizations; rather, they leave bad managers who create and perpetuate toxic work environments.
One of the greatest operational issues is “staffing mismatches.” Having people in the wrong roles can create a dysfunctional organization and keep your company from growing.
Boston Mayor Thomas Menino may be the most underrated politician in America.
The accounting profession is still suffering from old stereotypes: stagnant and boring number crunching. Mention the word “accountant” and people still picture a worker hunched over a desk, never seeing the light of day.
In a down economy, biotechnology jobs are growing faster than the overall Massachusetts state economy.
Where is the action on climate change? The answer may surprise you.
It’s in business.
There is a prevalent depiction in society that business is inherently selfish and greedy. It’s a typecast that many business people have reluctantly come to accept. But it doesn’t have to be this way. And it certainly shouldn’t.