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Thursday, Dec 02, 2021
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B Schools Special

Ticket In A Bottle

What do recruiters want, and what do they get? Not the team man, anyway.

Ticket In A Bottle
Jayachandran
Ticket In A Bottle
outlookindia.com
-0001-11-30T00:00:00+05:53

Bhandarkar has just completed a voluminous study, one she started working on in June 2000 and for which she and her team spoke to over 1,200 students, alumni and recruiters, to assess the value added by a B-school. And ‘not much’ is the conclusion she has come up with. To elaborate a little, B-schools, in their curriculum and overall training, focus too much and too sharply on skills pertaining to numbers, such as analytical ability and presentation skills, to the exclusion of soft skills like ability to work in a team or taking initiatives.

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