Changing the Way MBA Programs do Business: Lead or Languish

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Journal of Education for Business

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The same drivers of change that affect corporate America are forcing MBA programs to re-evaluate their curriculums, course delivery methods, and internal and external relationships. Determining if, how, and when to keep up with the speed of business is becoming more important as business schools face increased competition and an ever-changing corporate climate. In this article, the author examines the needs of students and the corporate world that challenge business schools. She reviews research findings on improving business education. The article outlines considerations and strategies for facilitating changes in MBA education.


Journal of Education for Business, Vol 77, No. 5 (May/June 2002): 296-300. DOI.

Stephani Richards-Wilson was affiliated with the University of San Diego at the time of publication.