Are CEOs with MBAs actually stronger leaders? The answer might depend on the age of the CEO.
Inspired by the raging debate last year over the role of MBAs in the financial crisis, we tried to analyze whether having an MBA influences overall CEO performance. In a large-scale study of CEO performance since they took office, we found that other things equal, MBA CEOs had a slight performance edge over their non-MBA peers.
Authors: Herminia Ibarra, Morten T. Hansen
Source: Harvard Business Review
Subject: Miscellaneous MBA-related Resources