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Should those who develop Software do an MBA?

Survey period: 9 Sep 2013 to 16 Sep 2013

An interesting post in the Harvard Business Review asks if MBAs should learn to code. Let's turn it around. (Suggested by Manas Bhardwaj)

OptionVotes% 
Yes for Business / Functional Analysts50235.83502 votes, 35.83%
Yes for Solutions Architects30221.56302 votes, 21.56%
Yes for Developers18112.92181 votes, 12.92%
Yes for Project Managers42130.05421 votes, 30.05%
Yes for Product / Business Unit Managers52337.33523 votes, 37.33%
No to all.56039.97560 votes, 39.97%
Respondents were allowed to choose more than one answer; totals may not add up to 100%



 
Generalnot at all Pin
SOHAM GANDHI3-Feb-14 7:39
memberSOHAM GANDHI3-Feb-14 7:39 
GeneralShould-those-who-develop-Software-do-an-MBA Pin
Khandwawala Hatim14-Oct-13 23:26
professionalKhandwawala Hatim14-Oct-13 23:26 
GeneralNo to all Pin
ridoy13-Sep-13 7:10
professionalridoy13-Sep-13 7:10 
Generali am always amazed by those who believe they need to be taught how to run business/projects Pin
devvvy12-Sep-13 20:49
memberdevvvy12-Sep-13 20:49 
GeneralNO Pin
Aarti Meswania11-Sep-13 23:31
memberAarti Meswania11-Sep-13 23:31 
GeneralRe: NO Pin
Forogar13-Sep-13 9:08
memberForogar13-Sep-13 9:08 
GeneralThose needs to do Business Administration Pin
rk_prabakar11-Sep-13 22:21
memberrk_prabakar11-Sep-13 22:21 
GeneralYes for Project Managers Pin
CPallini11-Sep-13 11:03
mvpCPallini11-Sep-13 11:03 
GeneralIt might help for interpreting management speak Pin
Peter Mulholland11-Sep-13 7:29
memberPeter Mulholland11-Sep-13 7:29 
GeneralLet’s turn it back (or not) Pin
drdigit10-Sep-13 13:55
memberdrdigit10-Sep-13 13:55 
AnswerCommodified Educations [modified] Pin
Sir Spazalot10-Sep-13 10:00
memberSir Spazalot10-Sep-13 10:00 
GeneralNo, but ... Pin
Member 908236510-Sep-13 5:17
memberMember 908236510-Sep-13 5:17 
GeneralIf You want to manage, not develop Pin
Member 1026466310-Sep-13 5:15
memberMember 1026466310-Sep-13 5:15 
GeneralIt depends Pin
ihoecken9-Sep-13 23:03
professionalihoecken9-Sep-13 23:03 
GeneralEducation is overrated... Pin
Naerling9-Sep-13 21:03
memberNaerling9-Sep-13 21:03 
GeneralRe: Education is overrated... Pin
CPallini11-Sep-13 11:06
mvpCPallini11-Sep-13 11:06 
GeneralIt depends... Pin
ravithejag9-Sep-13 20:28
memberravithejag9-Sep-13 20:28 
GeneralIt is a good idea Pin
Rahul Rajat Singh9-Sep-13 18:26
mvpRahul Rajat Singh9-Sep-13 18:26 
GeneralThoughts Pin
PIEBALDconsult9-Sep-13 17:18
professionalPIEBALDconsult9-Sep-13 17:18 
GeneralIf your answer is not "No to all." Pin
Anand Ranjan Pandey9-Sep-13 11:13
professionalAnand Ranjan Pandey9-Sep-13 11:13 
GeneralAn MBA is useful, depending on your role Pin
Erik Burd9-Sep-13 9:42
memberErik Burd9-Sep-13 9:42 
GeneralSuch a fallacy Pin
Tom Clement9-Sep-13 8:04
mentorTom Clement9-Sep-13 8:04 
GeneralRe: Such a fallacy Pin
Mycroft Holmes9-Sep-13 17:23
professionalMycroft Holmes9-Sep-13 17:23 
GeneralRe: Such a fallacy Pin
DonDriskell12-Sep-13 8:21
memberDonDriskell12-Sep-13 8:21 
GeneralWhy? Pin
Abhinav S9-Sep-13 7:42
mvpAbhinav S9-Sep-13 7:42 

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