The way business schools today compete leads students to ask, “What can I do to make the most money?” and the manner in which faculty members teach allows students to regard the moral consequences of their actions as mere afterthoughts.
Content: Quotation | Author: Joel M. Podolny | Source: The Guardian | Subject: MBA Related
We tend to equate [lack of trust and distrust], but social scientists such as Sim B. Sitkin and Nancy L. Roth argue that there’s an important difference. A lack of trust results when your expectations about how a person should behave aren’t met. As Sitkin and Roth point out, laws and regulations help address those situations by acting as effective deterrents. In contrast, distrust arises … [ Read more ]
Content: Quotation | Author: Joel M. Podolny | Source: Harvard Business Review | Subject: Trust
An occupation earns the right to be a profession only when some ideals, such as being an impartial counsel, doing no harm, or serving the greater good, are infused into the conduct of people in that occupation. In like vein, a school becomes a professional school only when it infuses those ideals into its graduates. A business school does that effectively when it forces its … [ Read more ]
Content: Quotation | Author: Joel M. Podolny | Source: Harvard Business Review | Subject: MBA Related