Archives: December 2010

MBAs Say Strong Management Is Key To Employee Retention

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on December 29

Performance bonuses alone are not enough to retain employees, according to essays from the mid-term exams of 800 first-year MBA students at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School. For the...

IESE Offers New Course for Politicians

Posted by: Alison Damast on December 22

Politicians and business school students don't typically mix, but a new program at Spain's IESE Business School is hoping to change that. This January, IESE (IESE Full-Time MBA Profile) says...

Are Business School Grads "Wealth Destroyers"?

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on December 21

It's probably not too much of a sweeping generalization to say that if business schools serve any purpose at all it's to prepare graduates to be better stewards of their...

Cisco Technology Helps Duke MBA Program 'Cross Continents'

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on December 20

It used to be that when you signed up for an MBA program, what you got--the professors, fellow students--was what you got. This is particularly true for many part-time MBA...

Yale Gets $50 Million For New Business School Campus

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on December 20

Yale today announced that it has received a $50 million commitment to help fund construction of its new campus for the School of Management (Yale Full-Time MBA Profile). The gift,...

MIT Brings Improv to the MBA Classroom

Posted by: Alison Damast on December 14

A group of MBA students at MIT's Sloan School of Management tossed aside their briefcases and book bags this month to flex their creative muscles, doing everything from playing an...

Notre Dame Receives $10 million Gift for Fellowships

Posted by: Alison Damast on December 10

On Friday, the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business announced a $10 million gift from Kenneth R. Meyer to fund annual fellowships for MBA students. The gift will...

Survey: Employers Plan to Hire More College Grads

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on December 08

The recovery in the job market for new college graduates continues to gather steam, just not by a whole lot. The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) is reporting...

Wanted: The Next Great Management Idea

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on December 02

Here's a chance for the world's MBA students to put their expensive education to work and maybe even make a few bucks in the process. The Management Innovation Exchange, an...

New Feature Brings More Transparency to MBA Rankings

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on December 02

Over the years, Bloomberg Businessweek has been criticized for a lack of transparency concerning our ranking methodology. So in an effort to be responsive to those complaints, we recently made...

More B-Schools Accepting GRE

Posted by: Alison Damast on December 02

It's been well over a year since many top business schools started allowing applicants to submit the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) for admissions, and the number of schools joining this...


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