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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 6:39
memberSOHAM GANDHI3-Feb-14 6:39 
GeneralShould-those-who-develop-Software-do-an-MBA Pin
Khandwawala Hatim14-Oct-13 22:26
professionalKhandwawala Hatim14-Oct-13 22:26 
GeneralNo to all Pin
ridoy13-Sep-13 6:10
professionalridoy13-Sep-13 6:10 
Generali am always amazed by those who believe they need to be taught how to run business/projects Pin
devvvy12-Sep-13 19:49
memberdevvvy12-Sep-13 19:49 
GeneralNO Pin
Aarti Meswania11-Sep-13 22:31
memberAarti Meswania11-Sep-13 22:31 
GeneralRe: NO Pin
Forogar13-Sep-13 8:08
memberForogar13-Sep-13 8:08 
GeneralThose needs to do Business Administration Pin
rk_prabakar11-Sep-13 21:21
memberrk_prabakar11-Sep-13 21:21 
GeneralYes for Project Managers Pin
CPallini11-Sep-13 10:03
mvpCPallini11-Sep-13 10:03 
GeneralIt might help for interpreting management speak Pin
Peter Mulholland11-Sep-13 6:29
memberPeter Mulholland11-Sep-13 6:29 
GeneralLet’s turn it back (or not) Pin
drdigit10-Sep-13 12:55
memberdrdigit10-Sep-13 12:55 
AnswerCommodified Educations Pin
Sir Spazalot10-Sep-13 9:00
memberSir Spazalot10-Sep-13 9:00 
GeneralNo, but ... Pin
Member 908236510-Sep-13 4:17
memberMember 908236510-Sep-13 4:17 
GeneralIf You want to manage, not develop Pin
Member 1026466310-Sep-13 4:15
memberMember 1026466310-Sep-13 4:15 
GeneralIt depends Pin
ihoecken9-Sep-13 22:03
professionalihoecken9-Sep-13 22:03 
GeneralEducation is overrated... Pin
Naerling9-Sep-13 20:03
memberNaerling9-Sep-13 20:03 
GeneralRe: Education is overrated... Pin
CPallini11-Sep-13 10:06
mvpCPallini11-Sep-13 10:06 
GeneralIt depends... Pin
ravithejag9-Sep-13 19:28
memberravithejag9-Sep-13 19:28 
GeneralIt is a good idea Pin
Rahul Rajat Singh9-Sep-13 17:26
mvpRahul Rajat Singh9-Sep-13 17:26 
GeneralThoughts Pin
PIEBALDconsult9-Sep-13 16:18
professionalPIEBALDconsult9-Sep-13 16:18 
GeneralIf your answer is not "No to all." Pin
Anand Ranjan Pandey9-Sep-13 10:13
professionalAnand Ranjan Pandey9-Sep-13 10:13 
Then you must agreed that who market Software must be do an Master's or Engineering in Computer programming ... Confused | :confused:
Cheers by,

Anand Ranjan

GeneralAn MBA is useful, depending on your role Pin
Erik Burd9-Sep-13 8:42
memberErik Burd9-Sep-13 8:42 
GeneralSuch a fallacy Pin
Tom Clement9-Sep-13 7:04
mentorTom Clement9-Sep-13 7:04 
GeneralRe: Such a fallacy Pin
Mycroft Holmes9-Sep-13 16:23
professionalMycroft Holmes9-Sep-13 16:23 
GeneralRe: Such a fallacy Pin
DonDriskell12-Sep-13 7:21
memberDonDriskell12-Sep-13 7:21 
GeneralWhy? Pin
Abhinav S9-Sep-13 6:42
mvpAbhinav S9-Sep-13 6:42 
GeneralMBA Pin
Clifford Nelson9-Sep-13 6:03
memberClifford Nelson9-Sep-13 6:03 
GeneralMost people... Pin
Marc Clifton9-Sep-13 5:37
protectorMarc Clifton9-Sep-13 5:37 
GeneralRe: Most people... Pin
Spliffa9-Sep-13 7:11
professionalSpliffa9-Sep-13 7:11 
GeneralRe: Most people... Pin
Jacek Gajek9-Sep-13 12:55
memberJacek Gajek9-Sep-13 12:55 
GeneralDevelopers should have an appreciation of the business aspects of their job Pin
Gary Wheeler9-Sep-13 5:22
memberGary Wheeler9-Sep-13 5:22 
GeneralRe: Developers should have an appreciation of the business aspects of their job Pin
AlexCode9-Sep-13 5:55
professionalAlexCode9-Sep-13 5:55 
QuestionShould they learn eXtreem snowboarding ?? Pin
Canny Brisk9-Sep-13 2:17
professionalCanny Brisk9-Sep-13 2:17 
Questionsuggestion Pin
dholakiya ankit9-Sep-13 2:15
professionaldholakiya ankit9-Sep-13 2:15 
AnswerRe: suggestion Pin
Nelek9-Sep-13 2:19
memberNelek9-Sep-13 2:19 
GeneralRe: suggestion Pin
dholakiya ankit9-Sep-13 2:22
professionaldholakiya ankit9-Sep-13 2:22 
GeneralRe: suggestion Pin
Nelek9-Sep-13 2:26
memberNelek9-Sep-13 2:26 
GeneralAll people studying MBA should study Software Engineering Pin
R. Erasmus9-Sep-13 1:22
memberR. Erasmus9-Sep-13 1:22 
GeneralRe: All people studying MBA should study Software Engineering Pin
Nelek9-Sep-13 2:28
memberNelek9-Sep-13 2:28 
GeneralRe: All people studying MBA should study Software Engineering Pin
Yves9-Sep-13 12:26
memberYves9-Sep-13 12:26 
GeneralRe: All people studying MBA should study Software Engineering Pin
IndifferentDisdain10-Sep-13 3:35
memberIndifferentDisdain10-Sep-13 3:35 
GeneralAlways depends on the future one want... Pin
Joan Murt9-Sep-13 1:08
memberJoan Murt9-Sep-13 1:08 
GeneralRe: Always depends on the future one want... Pin
AlexCode9-Sep-13 5:34
professionalAlexCode9-Sep-13 5:34 
GeneralCrazy. Pin
dimensionJumper9-Sep-13 1:03
memberdimensionJumper9-Sep-13 1:03 
GeneralRe: Crazy. Pin
RyanDev9-Sep-13 2:16
memberRyanDev9-Sep-13 2:16 
GeneralRe: Crazy. Pin
AlexCode9-Sep-13 3:47
professionalAlexCode9-Sep-13 3:47 
GeneralI'm an Engineer Pin
G3ZHX9-Sep-13 0:45
memberG3ZHX9-Sep-13 0:45 
GeneralRe: I'm an Engineer Pin
ChrisElston9-Sep-13 2:59
memberChrisElston9-Sep-13 2:59 
GeneralNo, no and thrice no Pin
Nagy Vilmos8-Sep-13 23:59
memberNagy Vilmos8-Sep-13 23:59 
GeneralDepends... Pin
sellinger8-Sep-13 23:50
membersellinger8-Sep-13 23:50 
GeneralWhat's an MBA? Pin
ChrisElston8-Sep-13 23:13
memberChrisElston8-Sep-13 23:13 

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