Once a hot degree, the MBA is now being questioned by more and more people. Wall Street Journal columnist Andy Kessler, for example, recently wrote that “the cost is prohibitive.” … Continue reading “Some MBA Programs Are an Overpriced Credential, but Others Give Real Value”
A few years ago, something changed in class. I customarily taught classes where my students read multiple books, wrote thoughtful reflective essays, and came to class prepared to engage in … Continue reading “Are Students Addicted to Distraction?”
Politics is on many people’s minds this year, so this is a good time to write about that topic. But the politics I’m thinking about does not involve the presidency. … Continue reading “Faculty Senate Shrugged”
Many courses teach about business, but not how to actually do it.
A professor admits that most of his academic research has been of little value.
Textbooks tend to take a superficial and often anti-market approach when dealing with this topic.
Their graduate-school work is no preparation for teaching new college students.
The questions raised by a 1959 report on business schools are relevant today.
The venerable organization that accredits business schools doesn’t seem to put a stamp of quality on its beneficiaries.
If the college degree is oversold, the MBA (Master of Business Administration) may be the pets.com of higher education.