Poets & Quants
To Employers, A Perfect MBA Looks Like This – 01/12/15
Article reports on Businessweek and GMAC’s employer surveys, both of which found that employers most value communication skills in MBAs. Quotes Betsy Ziegler, associate dean of MBA programs, who said, “As we think about what majors we should be offering, and what collection of classes in general, thematically what themes we should be talking about, recruiters are at the core.”
Why Are So Few Black People Using Bitcoin? – 01/07/15
Quotes Professor Nicholas Pearce, who said, “For African Americans in particular, I think the issue with Bitcoin is that it stimulates arms-length transactions. In the African American community, by and large, people tend to be more relationship-oriented than transactionally-driven.”
Sustainable mining: an inherent contradiction in terms? – 01/05/15
Article reports on a white paper by the Kellogg Innovation Network that is meant to serve as a framework to inspire more mining companies to develop sustainable projects that could also boost their profits.