Written by: Austen Hufford Published by: The Wall Street Journal on 11/26/2022 MBA News Digest Comment: With fewer employees needing a college degree, will this impact the GME pipeline downstream? Extracted Content: The tight labor market is prompting more employers to eliminate one of the biggest requirements for many higher-paying jobs: the need for a college degree. Companies such … [Read more...] about Employers Rethink Need for College Degrees in Tight Labor Market
Written by: Marc Ethier Published by: Poets&Quants on 9/22/2022 MBA News Digest Comment: Consulting firms seem to understand what it means to bridge the gap between higher education and industry. Extracted Content: One of the biggest consulting companies in the world is also one of the biggest employers of business school graduates. So it’s news when Deloitte announces a new partnership … [Read more...] about Busy Month for Deloitte: Consulting Giant Announces Major B-School Initiative
Written by: Chris Kornelis Published by: The Wall Street Journal on 9/17/2022 MBA News Digest Comment: Performance measurement and reporting is something organizations do, so is grade-nondisclosure just delaying the inevitable? Extracted Content: If students in top-tier M.B.A. programs don’t have to show recruiters their grades, will they still try to get good grades? That was one of the … [Read more...] about What Happens When M.B.A. Students Don’t Tell Recruiters Their Grades?
Written by: Eric Floyd, Daniel Lee, and Sorabh Tomar Published by: SMU Cox School of Business Research Paper No. 22-13 on August 31, 2022 MBA News Digest Comment: No surprises. Extracted Content: We study the effects of grade non-disclosure (GND) policies implemented within MBA programs at highly ranked business schools. GND precludes students from disclosing their grades and grade point … [Read more...] about How Withholding Grades Affects Student Behavior and Employment
Written by: SMU COX SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Published by: Poets&Quants on 8/24/2022 MBA News Digest Comment: This may be one of the most significant B-School organization changes of the century. Should the next step be adding curriculum management as part of the Senior Assistant Dean's responsibilities? Extracted Content: Graduate business schools typically treat admissions and career management … [Read more...] about Blending Graduate Admissions With Career Management
Written by: Jonathan Black Published by: Financial Times on 7/31/2022 MBA News Digest Comment: As you read this article, you may want to think about this topic as both a placement and a program recruitment issue. Extracted Content: As this year’s graduates move into the job market, many employers are realising they have to change the way they recruit and retain a new generation of workers, with … [Read more...] about Generation Z: how to recruit and retain them