In this installment of our MBA Life on Youtube series, Washington University in St. Louis’ Olin Business School professor Jim Little discusses the school’s belief in the importance of having a research-active faculty.
Professor Little talks about the important feedback loop that emerges from faculty research: faculty take issues that come up in the classroom, use them in their research, and then reintroduce those issues to other students from a newly enlightened perspective. In the end, in Olin’s view, the focus on research keeps class discussions timely — and emphasizes critical thinking skills.
Check out the video for more, and be sure to stay tuned for future MBA Life on Youtube posts!
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