As an aside, there is a correction that Marketplace will be making to the byline because the commentary was based on a co-authored chapter that I contributed to an edited volume, not a book I've written. I am in the process of writing a book on the historical and social evolution of business education in America, but alas it is still several months from completion.This topic is a broad one (this week's Economist asks, "Is the MBA responsible for moral turpitude at the top?") and two minutes on a radio program certainly cannot do justice to Professor Khurana's views. Meanwhile, the book referenced in the Marketplace program, to which he contributed, is available here; his earlier solo work, Searching for a Corporate Savior: The Irrational Quest for Charismatic CEOs, and an earlier volume to which he contributed, Harvard Business Review on Leadership at the Top, are also available.
18 February 2005
True Professionalism (Update)
Regarding a previous post, Rakesh Khurana writes (in part):