Why Business Majors Need the Liberal Arts

A panel of educators at this month’s Aspen Ideas Festival pointed to the relationship between liberal arts training and business leadership potential. According to one participant, “American undergraduates are flocking to business programs, and finding plenty of entry-level opportunities. But when businesses go hunting for CEOs or managers, ‘they will say, a couple of decades out, that I’m looking for a liberal arts grad.’” In response to this challenge, a growing number of business programs are taking steps to ensure their students receive a broader education .

Follow the link below to the full article in The Atlantic magazine.

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2016/06/why-americas-business-majors-are-in-desperate-need-of-a-liberal-arts-education/489209/

 

*Thanks to Susanne Roper for the reference.

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