Tag Archives: Henry Mintzberg

What they don’t teach in Med School and B-School

Medical schools turn out doctors.  Business schools turn out managers.  Or so the theory goes. I recently read an interesting article that got me thinking about these two forms of professional education. A cardiologist wrote an article about how in … Continue reading

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Black Toilet Paper? MBA Case Studies Gone Bonkers . . .

  “The things taught in schools and colleges are not an education, but the means of education. “– Ralph Waldo Emerson I am a big fan of Professor Henry Mintzberg of McGill University.  Mintzberg is, in my mind, one of the few academics that … Continue reading

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Case Studies Gone Bonkers . . .

“The things taught in schools and colleges are not an education, but the means of education. “– Ralph Waldo Emerson I am a big fan of Professor Henry Mintzberg of McGill University.  Mintzberg is, in my mind, one of the … Continue reading

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Those Who Can’t, Teach . . . MBA Class

Business schools train people to sit in their offices and look for case studies. The more Harvard succeeds, the more business fails.   -Henry Mintzberg The other afternoon my doorbell rang and outside were five well-groomed young people (I know … Continue reading

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