MBAs: the case against

03 Mar MBAs: the case against

The MBA has long been seen as the essential qualification for business leaders, but in a recently published extract from her book Makers and Takers, Financial Times journalist Rana Foroohar argues that the qualification is failing the economy and society.

Foroohar argues that “MBA education today is basically an education in finance, not business” and that “MBA programs don’t churn out innovators well prepared to cope with a fast-changing world“. She highlights the lack of social, moral and macroeconomic content in MBA courses, arguing that MBAs are driving short-termism in business decisions.

You can read the full article and add your comments to the debate here.