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MBA Round-Up: iPads in B-School, Rising Salaries, and the 8 Stupidest Management Fads of all Time

Posted in Test Prep on February 22, 2011 by

Welcome to another installation of Knewton’s MBA roundup! This week, check out articles about rising MBA salaries, the work load in b-school, executive MBA programs, and a few sub-par management fads that may be all too familiar…

1. MBA Students Start Taking the Tablets

Top programs may issue tablet devices pre-loaded with relevant applications. The iPad may change b-school culture forever…

2. Salaries on the Rise for B-School Graduates

Read this article to get a sense of how freshly minted MBAs are faring on the job market.

3. Business School is Actually a Lot of Work

Forget partying and grade non-disclosure. Business school is actually a lot of work.

4. MBA Programs Must Deliver Grads Ready for Global Careers

As we saw last week, schools like Wharton and HBS are becoming increasingly focused on the international. Other programs are doing the same.

5. 8 Stupidest Management Fads of All Time

From “Six Sigma” to “Business Process Reengineering” to “Matrix Management,” this quirky run-down through some of the most well-known management fads is sure to make you think twice about adopting the next buzzword in your office.

6. Executive MBAs: Are They Worth it?

Deciding whether to take the MBA plunge now or to wait a few years and enroll in an executive program? This article may help you sort through the factors.