Business Schools Hiring a New Kind of Dean

According to a  new report published by the Korn/Ferry Institute, business leaders today need to get a new set of skills from their education: leadership, critical thinking, creativity, ethics, global perspective, and cultural awareness (sounds like ABET a-k criteria, no?). 

The new business dean skill set (which I may say applies to ALL professionals) include: strategic skills, enterprise management, innovation, people and relationship effectiveness. Shouldn’t faculty possess these skills as well (otherwise, how can they develop them in students)?

Report:  The_business_school_dean_redefined Jan 2012

More at

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s