BusinessWeek Ranking: Fatherly Regrets

Fathers and sons sometimes have the proverbial difficult relationship. That seems to be the case with John A. Byrne, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of C-Change Media, with his creation: the famous – and infamous – BusinessWeek ranking of the world’s best business schools. Its first edition was published in 1988 and now – having seen the 13th edition – Byrne seems to have regrets. On LinkedIn … [ Read more ]

A Shift Towards Entrepreneurship

MBAs are more interested than ever in becoming entrepreneurs. The question is: why?

CEOs: An MBA helps long-term company performance

Morten T. Hansen, a management professor at the University of California’s School of Information, and Herminia Ibarra, professor for organizational behaviour at Insead are attempting to do away with the usual rankings of top CEOs – who’s the most respected, the best paid, the most popular.

The Battle Over the Utility of the Case Study

The age-old fight in business education in regard to the Case Method has now been won, argues Roger Martin, Dean of the Rotman School of Management in the “Financial Times” – only to render the battle over the case study as a tool in business research more vitriolic than ever.

Gender Gap: What women do with their MBAs

More women are heading to business school than ever before, reports “Forbes”. According to numbers released last year by the US Department of Education, women received 44 per cent of all MBAs in 2007, a 75 per cent increase from a decade earlier.

Happiness Above Income

“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful”, said the famous doctor Albert Schweitzer. Many people, though confuse financial success with happiness, business students amongst them. But the assumption that an MBA will make them richer and therefore happier is flawed.