MBA News Articles

  • Consulting & Energy up at Yale SOM

    Consulting & Energy up at Yale SOM

    by on December 20th, 2014

    In common with most other top business schools, an increasing number of MBAs at Yale School of Management had job offers three months after graduation this year and more of them had accepted their offers of employment. … Read More

  • What IBM Seeks in an MBA Hire

    What IBM Seeks in an MBA Hire

    by on December 19th, 2014

    Historians refer to the 20th century as “America’s Century.” America’s military commanded the skies and seas. Its culture spread globally through television and the internet. And from automobiles to antibiotics, … Read More

  • Big Data Drawing Big Student Enrollments

    Big Data Drawing Big Student Enrollments

    by on December 18th, 2014

    How does Netflix recommend TV shows and movies for you? How does the Center for Disease Control predict the spread of infectious diseases? Why does my computer now only display ads for MBA programs? What are the most … Read More

  • Is an MBA Worth It?

    Is an MBA Worth It?

    by on December 17th, 2014

    [Photo Credit: StockMonkeys.com via Compfight cc] Is the ROI of a top MBA program worth the financial obligation of going back to business school? The price tag of an MBA and the rising debt of newly-minted business … Read More

  • Rochester Dean: Recruit Foreign Students More Selectively

    Rochester Dean: Recruit Foreign Students More Selectively

    by on December 16th, 2014

    It happens so often: it turns out that the easy fix is not really a fix at all. For business schools competing strenuously for students, a pool of very bright, high-performing potential applicants appears to offer … Read More

  • HBS Spicy Chicken Prof Grovels, Stands Firm

    HBS Spicy Chicken Prof Grovels, Stands Firm

    by on December 15th, 2014

    People love to hate Harvard—even its supporters will tell you that. Lately, people love to hate Benjamin Edelman. Now, Harvard Business School professor Edelman has issued an abject apology for his behavior in a spat … Read More

  • Columbia B-School’s ‘Bitch in Business’

    Columbia B-School’s ‘Bitch in Business’

    by on December 14th, 2014

    There’s nothing shocking about watching rich and powerful men behaving like entitled, boorish idiots—and getting even richer and more powerful by virtue of that behavior. That’s the way of the world. Ho hum. … Read More

  • An HBS Prof’s $4 Spat Over Spicy Chicken

    An HBS Prof’s $4 Spat Over Spicy Chicken

    by on December 13th, 2014

    You don’t sucker punch Chuck Norris. You don’t tug on Godzilla’s tail. You don’t try to take a bone from a 120-pound Rottweiler. And you don’t ever, ever sttempt to overcharge Benjamin Edelman for Chinese … Read More

  • HBS to Admits: ‘The answer Is YES!’

    HBS to Admits: ‘The answer Is YES!’

    by on December 12th, 2014

    “The answer is YES!” That’s how Dee Leopold, managing director of admissions and financial aid, is informing applicants that they have been accepted for admission to Harvard Business School’s MBA program. Emails … Read More

  • The Don & Betty Draper Era Isn’t Over Yet

    The Don & Betty Draper Era Isn’t Over Yet

    by on December 11th, 2014

    The hit TV series ‘Mad Men’ is fraught with prodigious boozing, classy apparel, and overt sexism. It’s set in the 1950s, where women are dolled-up secretaries or accommodating housewives, and men are  the primary … Read More

  • Harvard B-School Raises $721 Million

    Harvard B-School Raises $721 Million

    by on December 10th, 2014

    In any business school brochure, you’re bound to find some reference to “family.” Once you earn your degree, you’re a Tiger, Jackrabbit, or Horned Frog “for life.” Don’t kid yourself. Advancement offices … Read More

  • 3 Challenges Facing B-School Recruitment

    3 Challenges Facing B-School Recruitment

    by on December 9th, 2014

    Top MBA programs worldwide value diversity because the presence of distinctly different points of view usually leads to more enriching discussions in the classroom and beyond. However, there are challenges to creating a … Read More

  • Leaders Ponder Inclusiveness at EurOUT Conference

    Leaders Ponder Inclusiveness at EurOUT Conference

    by on December 8th, 2014

    Panelists and speakers at the EurOUT Conference. Pictured from left to right are: Brian Rolfes, Partner, Global Recruiting at McKinsey, Dominic Houlder, Adjunct Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at London … Read More

  • How B-Schools Are Responding to the Rising Tide of Entrepreneurship

    How B-Schools Are Responding to the Rising Tide of Entrepreneurship

    by on December 7th, 2014

    On their Kickstarter video, Columbia Business School MBA candidates Connor Wilson and Nolan Walsh stand in a room where a group of male and female models cavorts around a pile of boots and shoes as they shower dollar … Read More