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Why Soft Skills Of Liberal Arts Must Be Part Of Theory-Based B-School Curriculum

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Why Soft Skills Of Liberal Arts Must Be Part Of Theory-Based B-School Curriculum

Business graduates feel augmenting the curriculum of B-schools with liberal arts and humanities helps them grow into well-rounded professionals, who are better equipped to deal with the ever-changing scenario that is the world of business.

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“It is critical in a technological civilisation that the humanities be protected if society is going to retain its soul,” wrote Leland Miles, a US-based professor, in a recent article titled ‘Keeping the liberal arts and humanities alive’.

At a time when the world is grappling with the Fourth Industrial Revolution, students who are management graduates believe that educational institutions need to convey the value of liberal arts better, as ‘soft skills’ obtained through subjects taught in humanities modules help build social connections, understand socio-political issues and make a larger sense of the world.

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