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The Liberal Arts Approach at B-School

Roger Martin, the new dean of the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, has a radical idea for business education: that students need to learn how to think critically and creatively every …

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Learning From the Financial Crisis

Earlier this week, the Financial Times reported that B-school programs everywhere are making curriculum adjustments–from tweaking their course content to introducing new classes and seminars and even new degrees–in an effort to convey the lessons …

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Financial Crisis, Meet Lesson Plan

At colleges and universities across the country, the economic crisis has worked its way into the curriculum as a valuable teaching tool, and no where is this more apparent than at today’s business schools. Lisa …

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B-School Classrooms Get Real

The New York Times published a worthwhile read earlier in the week about executives injecting real-world knowledge into business school classrooms. The piece profiles several top deal-makers from JPMorgan Chase, Merrill Lynch, Lehman Brothers and …

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Darden’s Dean Bruner on Financial Crisis

The New York Times yesterday profiled dean Robert Bruner of Darden School of Business as he discussed his latest book, “The Panic of 1907: Lessons Learned from the Market’s Perfect Storm,” and how students can …

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MIT Sloan’s “Downturn Manifesto”

It was like deja vu…last week, a panel of five MIT economists reconvened after six months to discuss the current state of the U.S. economy. As part of MIT Sloan Management Review’s special report “The …

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