HR is not a silo or narrow function; it is a dynamic career path that touches all aspects of a company. – Sandy Kinnett [Vanderbilt Owen] In today’s fast-paced business world, the Human Resources (HR) team is not just responsible for recruiting and training new employees or managing employee relations and compensation, but also needs … Read more
So many schools. So little time… A giant step in the onerous process of MBA application is, in its most basic description, awareness. Picking a list of business schools is like selecting your most desired dishes in a rather humongous buffet. You need the appetite to taste what you want. And, it is you who … Read more
To say that MBA Rankings are like an annual edition of the Old Testament, etched in stone and blessed by the supreme being, would be an overstatement. So will be the assumption that these annual rankings have no standing in the way students, educators, and even the business schools, themselves, are influenced in their decision … Read more
A major investment decision requires some amount of due diligence to figure out the risks as well as the returns involved, so that you have an idea of what’s in store for you and you have no unpleasant surprises later.
MBA rankings, according to John A. Byrne, P&Q founder, are a fact of life. He says, “They [rankings] have changed the way schools are managed, the way applicants choose programs, the way companies recruit MBA students, the way schools hire and retain faculty, how alumni feel about their alma mater, and how much donors give … Read more
The very word “part-time” gives suggestions of a laidback schedule and mediocrity to many people. Probably, this is why b-schools take particular care to stress the intensiveness and commitment that their part-time MBA courses demand. There is nothing casual about these programs.
PepsiCo’s Indra Nooyi’s “landmark” donation to her alma mater, Yale School of Management, was a grand gesture. But her message was simple: “My experience at the school forever altered the course of my life…My gift to this wonderful institution pales in comparison with the gift that Yale gave me.”
In the mid-1970s, when Muhammad Yunus went around poor villages in his country, Bangladesh, it struck him that many people required only very small sums of about $27 to start small businesses and break free from the shackles of greedy moneylenders. He launched “Grameen Bank” for providing microcredit to them. The result was the growth … Read more
Accelerated MBA programs offered by even the best business schools are sometimes belittled as “quickie” degrees. However, all the bad press about these programs probably disappeared when The Financial Times released its 2016 list of global full-time MBA courses. INSEAD’s one-year program topped the rankings, and there were as many as eight “quickies” in the … Read more
When someone says Harvard MBA is not the best business school, the other competing names that come to mind are the likes of Stanford, Wharton, MIT and other regular suspects that dominate the MBA rankings. Instead when you hear names like BYU Marriott, Wisconsin School of Business, Foster (Washington), Fisher (Ohio), Simon (Rochester), Mendonza (Notre … Read more
When you ask the question: ‘Is an MBA worth it?’ the typical answer you’d hear from many friends and colleagues would sound something like this, ‘Yes, dude, an MBA is worth it…but only if you get it from the Top MBA colleges in the world’. Some might qualify it further a ‘Top 10 MBA colleges … Read more
We have published our first B-school rankings based on a popularity index. Unlike the other B-school rankings, our attempt is to find out the top 50 international business school that have the best online footprint. Or in simple terms – the most popular business schools. The big assumption here is that the level of interest … Read more