MBAs Combine Doing Good With Doing Well

More and more prospective MBA students are showing interest in programs that focus on social entrepreneurship, as evidenced by Monday’s special report in the New York Times, MBA’s Guide Socially Concerned Entrepreneurs.

“With the current financial crisis, we have seen student interest shift from investment banking and consulting jobs ”” the dot.com get-rich model ”” to social entrepreneurship, a socially conscious model,” Loïc Sadoulet, an affiliate professor of economics at INSEAD, tells the Times. “Google’s motto, ”˜Don’t be evil,’ resonates more and more with our students. Most now want job options that ”˜make sense.’”

The article touches on the social entrepreneurship movement at INSEAD, Saïd Business School and Fuqua School of Business. To learn more, read the entire piece here.

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