Business majors spend less time preparing for class than students in any other field, and it shows.
Accreditors identify thousands of learning goals that could help.
A significant percentage fail to develop the broad-based skills and knowledge they ought to master, two sociologists write in this excerpt from Academically Adrift.
"Academically Adrift," which blames students' lack of progress on weaknesses in the curricula, has earned fans and critics.
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We should stop snickering when we hear the word "leadership" and start recognizing our students' desire for such skills.
Who should teach business students: scholars with research doctorates or M.B.A.'s with practical experience?
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A growing number of students worldwide are heading to Europe to pursue a degree that was born in America: the M.B.A.
The once-struggling Hult International Business School recently drew a top ranking, but it's still working to establish a name among global business schools.
The schools must learn from their counterparts overseas to successfully adapt to changes in the global business-school market.
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