Business Education – Different Strokes for Different Folks?

The Economist tells the story of Russia’s leading international business school, which prepares its students to ‘get things done’ in ‘difficult economies’, like the BRICs.

When compared with most schools that are introducing compulsory courses on Ethics, this seems to be more Durmstrang than Hogwarts.

However, ground realities in ‘difficult economies’ are quite different from their more developed counterparts – institutionalized corruption, infrastructure constraints, slothful bureaucracy and the constant need to do more with less (money, time, people). Thus the troubling shade of grey.

Read more at Which MBA? | School of the dark arts.

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3 thoughts on “Business Education – Different Strokes for Different Folks?

  1. Sure, it’s necessary that somebody should teach the subtle line between the legal “facilitation payments” and illegal “bribe” to get things done in developing/emerging countries.

  2. Pingback: Challenges for middle ranked business schools « A little bit of this, a little bit of that

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