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The Best B-Schools
Schools known for tougher academic standards gained ground -- with students and recruiters
Online Extra: Kellogg's Dipak Jain on Leadership
Dean at BW's No. 1 B-school, he explains the focus on "collaborative wisdom" and developing MBAs who can be well-rounded leaders
Online Extra: Chicago's Culture of Challenge
Dean Ted Snyder talks about how the B-school gets MBAs "comfortable saying to someone you see some weakness"
How We Graded The Schools
Wall Street? Thanks, I'll Pass
Top Of The World
In this year's poll, global MBA programs are showing themselves to be more selective, more rigorous, and more desirable to recruiters
Online Extra: Cultural Diversity and Ethical Practices
Three international MBAs talk about the higher values gained from having classmates who hail from all over the world
New Strength In Europe
These schools aren't content to be also-rans anymore, and they're making a play for top students
Online Extra: HEC-Paris: Tough Lessons in Cooperation
Associate Dean Valérie Gauthier on how the French school gets students "to work with people you don't like"
Online Extra: At IMD, No Culture Is Dominant
Director Sean Meehan says the school's focus on mixing students of different nationalities is key
India: Big Brains On Campus
Its select Institutes of Management draw recruiters from top companies, but national job prospects are up, too
Welcome To Ethics 101
B-schools are trying a host of new methods to teach MBAs lasting lessons in leadership principles
Is The Focus Too Fine?
B-schools are narrowing down their core curriculums in favor of programs that develop marketable skills
Commentary: Too Much Of A Good Thing
Adjunct faculty are hot. But B-schools may be going overboard
Online Extra: Adjuncts Are Good, Profs Better
Stanford professor James Van Horne says he offers students "rigor and challenge," but he understands the need for part-time faculty
Online Extra: "Pondering, Wandering, Innovation"
Emory B-school adjunct Joey Reiman teaches an "ideation" class that challenges students to think creatively about business
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