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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%



 
GeneralMBA Pin
Clifford Nelson9-Sep-13 7:03
memberClifford Nelson9-Sep-13 7:03 
GeneralMost people... Pin
Marc Clifton9-Sep-13 6:37
protectorMarc Clifton9-Sep-13 6:37 
GeneralRe: Most people... Pin
Spliffa9-Sep-13 8:11
professionalSpliffa9-Sep-13 8:11 
GeneralRe: Most people... Pin
Jacek Gajek9-Sep-13 13:55
memberJacek Gajek9-Sep-13 13:55 
GeneralDevelopers should have an appreciation of the business aspects of their job Pin
Gary Wheeler9-Sep-13 6:22
memberGary Wheeler9-Sep-13 6:22 
GeneralRe: Developers should have an appreciation of the business aspects of their job Pin
AlexCode9-Sep-13 6:55
professionalAlexCode9-Sep-13 6:55 
QuestionShould they learn eXtreem snowboarding ?? Pin
Canny Brisk9-Sep-13 3:17
professionalCanny Brisk9-Sep-13 3:17 
Questionsuggestion Pin
dholakiya ankit9-Sep-13 3:15
professionaldholakiya ankit9-Sep-13 3:15 
AnswerRe: suggestion Pin
Nelek9-Sep-13 3:19
memberNelek9-Sep-13 3:19 
GeneralRe: suggestion Pin
dholakiya ankit9-Sep-13 3:22
professionaldholakiya ankit9-Sep-13 3:22 
GeneralRe: suggestion Pin
Nelek9-Sep-13 3:26
memberNelek9-Sep-13 3:26 
GeneralAll people studying MBA should study Software Engineering [modified] Pin
R. Erasmus9-Sep-13 2:22
memberR. Erasmus9-Sep-13 2:22 
GeneralRe: All people studying MBA should study Software Engineering Pin
Nelek9-Sep-13 3:28
memberNelek9-Sep-13 3:28 
GeneralRe: All people studying MBA should study Software Engineering Pin
Yves9-Sep-13 13:26
memberYves9-Sep-13 13:26 
GeneralRe: All people studying MBA should study Software Engineering Pin
IndifferentDisdain10-Sep-13 4:35
memberIndifferentDisdain10-Sep-13 4:35 
GeneralAlways depends on the future one want... Pin
Joan Murt9-Sep-13 2:08
memberJoan Murt9-Sep-13 2:08 
GeneralRe: Always depends on the future one want... Pin
AlexCode9-Sep-13 6:34
professionalAlexCode9-Sep-13 6:34 
GeneralCrazy. Pin
dimensionJumper9-Sep-13 2:03
memberdimensionJumper9-Sep-13 2:03 
GeneralRe: Crazy. Pin
RyanDev9-Sep-13 3:16
memberRyanDev9-Sep-13 3:16 
GeneralRe: Crazy. Pin
AlexCode9-Sep-13 4:47
professionalAlexCode9-Sep-13 4:47 
GeneralI'm an Engineer Pin
G3ZHX9-Sep-13 1:45
memberG3ZHX9-Sep-13 1:45 
GeneralRe: I'm an Engineer Pin
ChrisElston9-Sep-13 3:59
memberChrisElston9-Sep-13 3:59 
GeneralNo, no and thrice no Pin
Nagy Vilmos9-Sep-13 0:59
memberNagy Vilmos9-Sep-13 0:59 
GeneralDepends... Pin
sellinger9-Sep-13 0:50
membersellinger9-Sep-13 0:50 
GeneralWhat's an MBA? Pin
ChrisElston9-Sep-13 0:13
memberChrisElston9-Sep-13 0:13 
GeneralRe: What's an MBA? Pin
Brian Schummer9-Sep-13 10:44
memberBrian Schummer9-Sep-13 10:44 
GeneralRe: What's an MBA? Pin
Vivic11-Sep-13 3:32
memberVivic11-Sep-13 3:32 
GeneralRe: What's an MBA? Pin
Shmuel Zang14-Sep-13 23:30
memberShmuel Zang14-Sep-13 23:30 
GeneralMBA is irrelevant for a developer Pin
Vivic8-Sep-13 22:22
memberVivic8-Sep-13 22:22 
GeneralMBA's don't make good professionals... Pin
AlexCode8-Sep-13 22:17
professionalAlexCode8-Sep-13 22:17 
GeneralRe: MBA's don't make good professionals... Pin
GregoryW8-Sep-13 23:42
memberGregoryW8-Sep-13 23:42 
GeneralBacon Pin
Dennis E White8-Sep-13 19:26
professionalDennis E White8-Sep-13 19:26 
QuestionRe: Bacon Pin
RyanDev9-Sep-13 3:17
memberRyanDev9-Sep-13 3:17 
AnswerRe: Bacon Pin
Jarek Kruza9-Sep-13 4:39
memberJarek Kruza9-Sep-13 4:39 
GeneralRe: Bacon Pin
RyanDev9-Sep-13 4:45
memberRyanDev9-Sep-13 4:45 

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