Is Business Education Useful?

Knowledge and Intangibles Management

Michael T, USA

Is Business Education Useful?

25,000 new business books are published annually along with millions of business articles. Thousands of business schools graduate over a million MBA students each year.
Still I wonder: is all this knowledge gained from business education actually remembered and applied, considering the immensity and complexity of the topics, and the limited human capacity to store and use all of this information?


Bill, USA

Business Education Gives Some Recollection

I asked a similar question when I was going for my MBA and posed it to a group of young CEOs. Altho... Sign up

AntoinetteSW, UK

Business Education Takes you Back to Basics

Business education is essential; most people in middle and senior roles within business will at some... Sign up

Brendan Dunphy
Business Consultant, France

Disappointed MBA's...

I think one downside of the mountain of books and education is that practitioners lose sight of the ... Sign up

Hemant Vora, USA

Better Understanding of Surroundings

Usefulness of business education in daily professional life may be limited, however, its impact on o... Sign up

Natalia, Russia

Continuous Business Education is Most Important

I am convinced: employees with MSc, MBA or any other relevant business education can make a business... Sign up

Bena Dookie-Shah, Trinidad and Tobago

Business Education Helps us in our Personal Lives

@Natalia : I agree that continuous business education is important. The amount that is remembered a... Sign up

KK Verma
Director, India

Education Helps Unlearning. Which is Useful

'Use of all this information' is a very huge question. Actually from my point of view, any learning ... Sign up

Phil Harrison, Canada

Acquiring Learning Skills

I think it is a mistake to focus on remembering the readings and lecture notes. The real value of hi... Sign up

Jagdish B Acharya
Consultant, India

Business Challenges Require More than MBA

Business challenges require more than what any course like MBA may cover as harmonised body of knowl... Sign up

lo, China

Is Business Education Useful?

Actually in China, business education is useful. But choose the necessary one first.... Sign up

Management Consultant, Qatar

The Education Business

Whether the business education is useful or not, educational institutions are doing good business. S... Sign up

Jagdish B Acharya
Consultant, India

Degrees and Labels Make Business Schools Attractive

Education has three broad uses: - Acquire knowledge - Discrimination power or wisdom to use knowle... Sign up

Miguel Chavez Olivares
Consultant, Mexico

Business Education, Degrees and Knowledge

In these topics a life cycle exists. There is a devalaution process depending of the changes in tech... Sign up

Jaap de Jonge
Editor, Netherlands

Formal Business Education is Useful But Has Limitations

Of course, getting a traditional business / management education at a university or a business schoo... Sign up

Cecilia Medina
Student (MBA), Mexico

Only an MBA is not Enough

@Miguel Chavez: I am agreeing with you. When I was young I studied Industrial Engineering and I work... Sign up

Srikumar Varma

On #3: No Need for Retaining Everything in your Mind

@Jaap de Jonge: Different businesses need different approaches but this doesn't mean one has to lear... Sign up


Co-Create Realities

@Bill: The immensity of knowledge accumulation becomes relevant at the moment you need it. One of th... Sign up

Helen Strong
Business Consultant, South Africa

Business Education is More than Information

Agree with @Phil Harrison. As long as you invest in continuous personal development to keep up with ... Sign up

Hans Joergen Pedersen
Analyst, Denmark

A Business Education is Like a Coat Rack or Furniture

Learning without applying what you learn is a genuine waste of time. So no, then it's not useful. An... Sign up

Ronald Ainsbury
Coach, New Zealand

Get a Job First

The obvious answer is surely "Yes, business education is useful." A more interesting question might... Sign up

augustus eli

Priority Problems

There are only a limited number of entrepreneurs in society, and most of them are not the ones bargi... Sign up

Maurice Hogarth
Consultant, United Kingdom

The Usefulness of Business Education Results from its Use (Use it or Lose It)

Is business education useful? Presumably this will depend on whether that "education" is used; so, ... Sign up


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