Posts Tagged ‘bloomberg’

Is There an MBA Application Drought?

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

Bloomberg Businessweek reported last month that: “Full-time MBA applications have sunk at at least a dozen of the top 30 B-schools.” What factors are contributing to this drought?

Read the article here.

Related: our in-depth interview with Acton School of Business founder Jeff Sandefer.

Shawn Klein on the Ousted Olympic Badminton Players

Monday, August 6th, 2012

Bloomberg interviewed CEE professor Shawn Klein on the recent badminton scandal at the Olympics. Four players were disqualified for losing on purpose, which they apparently did in order to play against weaker opponents in future matches, increasing their chances at winning a medal. “You have to play hard, you can’t just mail it in,” [Dr. Klein] said in a telephone interview. “But as I think about it more and what sports is, rules of the game and good sportsmanship, I started wondering when is it appropriate to kick them out of the game and is it really that wrong?”

Read the article here.