Rip Up the MBA and Start Over

Rip Up the MBA and Start Over
Business consultant Jeanette Purcell was CEO of the Association of MBAs from 2003-2010. Here’s what she has to say about the state of graduate business education:

“What is needed is a review of the MBA and a more innovative approach to its design and delivery. A good start would be to rip up the existing model and start again, focusing on the MBA’s primary objective – to develop effective business people.”

— “Rip up the existing MBA and start afresh,” Jeanette Purcell, Financial Times

If you need further convincing you need only recall that the only U.S. President with an MBA was George W. Bush, the guy who crashed the world economy.


“Is an MBA Worth It”? Infographic


Short Link

Image (“Another Business School Turkey”) by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht,

Comments are welcome if they are on-topic, substantive, concise, and not boring or obscene. Comments may be edited for clarity and length.

Add to: Facebook | Digg | | Stumbleupon | Reddit | Blinklist | Twitter | Technorati | Yahoo Buzz | Newsvine

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: