Tuesday, May 6, 2014
MBA students delving into philosophy
The courses have titles such as "Thinking about Thinking." They read Kant, Marx.
The London School of Business, for instance, has a course called "Nobel Thinking"--theories.
All this is to help students grasp "the big picture"--the world beyond the spreadsheet.
But many business types do not like ambiguity. They like questions with one right answer.
I think this sounds great--more emphasis on the quirky science of human nature, why do people vote against their interests, ignore facts, and so on.
That could be a course.