The MBA: Reframing Its Conceptual Foundations

Posted May 19, 2022 | Leadership |
"The Thinker" statue rendered in yellow plastic on a black background
We believe that a radical shift in MBA education is needed. Instead of transmitting existing knowledge or developing a set of functional skills, students must become comfortable with the process of thinking based on America’s unique contribution to the history of philosophy: pragmatism. 
About The Author
Dwight Collins
Dwight Collins is Dean Emeritus and a member of the founding faculty at the Presidio Graduate School, recognized by the New York Times in 2015 as “the MBA program to attend to change the world.” He was Dean of Presidio’s MBA Program from 2013 to 2015. Dr. Collins cofounded the school’s Experiential Learning Program and has taught his signature “Sustainable Operations and Supply Chain Management” course since the school's founding. He is founder… Read More
Ron Nahser
Ron Nahser is Executive Director for Corporantes, an outgrowth of The Nahser Agency/Advertising. He is Senior Fellow/Director of Urban Sustainable Management Programs, Institute for Nature and Culture at DePaul University’s Department of Environmental Science and Studies. Dr. Nahser is also Provost Emeritus of Presidio School of Management, which offers the first accredited MBA in sustainable management. He lectures and consults with business… Read More
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