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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 PinmemberSOHAM GANDHI3-Feb-14 7:39 
GeneralShould-those-who-develop-Software-do-an-MBA PinprofessionalKhandwawala Hatim14-Oct-13 23:26 
GeneralNo to all Pinprofessionalridoy13-Sep-13 7:10 
Generali am always amazed by those who believe they need to be taught how to run business/projects Pinmemberdevvvy12-Sep-13 20:49 
pmp, mba, agile ... all the bullsh*t unbelievable
dev

GeneralNO PinmemberAarti Meswania11-Sep-13 23:31 
GeneralRe: NO PinmemberForogar13-Sep-13 9:08 
GeneralThose needs to do Business Administration Pinmemberrk_prabakar11-Sep-13 22:21 
GeneralYes for Project Managers PinmvpCPallini11-Sep-13 11:03 
GeneralIt might help for interpreting management speak PinmemberPeter Mulholland11-Sep-13 7:29 
GeneralLet’s turn it back (or not) Pinmemberdrdigit10-Sep-13 13:55 
AnswerCommodified Educations [modified] PinmemberSir Spazalot10-Sep-13 10:00 
GeneralNo, but ... PinmemberMember 908236510-Sep-13 5:17 
GeneralIf You want to manage, not develop PinmemberMember 1026466310-Sep-13 5:15 
GeneralIt depends Pinprofessionalihoecken9-Sep-13 23:03 
GeneralEducation is overrated... PinmemberNaerling9-Sep-13 21:03 
GeneralRe: Education is overrated... PinmvpCPallini11-Sep-13 11:06 
GeneralIt depends... Pinmemberravithejag9-Sep-13 20:28 
GeneralIt is a good idea PinmvpRahul Rajat Singh9-Sep-13 18:26 
GeneralThoughts PinprofessionalPIEBALDconsult9-Sep-13 17:18 
GeneralIf your answer is not "No to all." PinprofessionalAnand Ranjan Pandey9-Sep-13 11:13 
GeneralAn MBA is useful, depending on your role PinmemberErik Burd9-Sep-13 9:42 
GeneralSuch a fallacy PinmentorTom Clement9-Sep-13 8:04 
GeneralRe: Such a fallacy PinprofessionalMycroft Holmes9-Sep-13 17:23 
GeneralRe: Such a fallacy PinmemberDonDriskell12-Sep-13 8:21 
GeneralWhy? PinmvpAbhinav S9-Sep-13 7:42 
GeneralMBA PinmemberClifford Nelson9-Sep-13 7:03 
GeneralMost people... PinprotectorMarc Clifton9-Sep-13 6:37 
GeneralRe: Most people... PinprofessionalSpliffa9-Sep-13 8:11 
GeneralRe: Most people... PinmemberJacek Gajek9-Sep-13 13:55 
GeneralDevelopers should have an appreciation of the business aspects of their job PinmemberGary Wheeler9-Sep-13 6:22 
GeneralRe: Developers should have an appreciation of the business aspects of their job PinprofessionalAlexCode9-Sep-13 6:55 
QuestionShould they learn eXtreem snowboarding ?? PinprofessionalCanny Brisk9-Sep-13 3:17 
Questionsuggestion Pinprofessionaldholakiya ankit9-Sep-13 3:15 
AnswerRe: suggestion PinmemberNelek9-Sep-13 3:19 
GeneralRe: suggestion Pinprofessionaldholakiya ankit9-Sep-13 3:22 
GeneralRe: suggestion PinmemberNelek9-Sep-13 3:26 
GeneralAll people studying MBA should study Software Engineering [modified] PinmemberR. Erasmus9-Sep-13 2:22 
GeneralRe: All people studying MBA should study Software Engineering PinmemberNelek9-Sep-13 3:28 
GeneralRe: All people studying MBA should study Software Engineering PinmemberYves9-Sep-13 13:26 
GeneralRe: All people studying MBA should study Software Engineering PinmemberIndifferentDisdain10-Sep-13 4:35 
GeneralAlways depends on the future one want... PinmemberJoan Murt9-Sep-13 2:08 
GeneralRe: Always depends on the future one want... PinprofessionalAlexCode9-Sep-13 6:34 
GeneralCrazy. PinmemberdimensionJumper9-Sep-13 2:03 
GeneralRe: Crazy. PinmemberRyanDev9-Sep-13 3:16 
GeneralRe: Crazy. PinprofessionalAlexCode9-Sep-13 4:47 
GeneralI'm an Engineer PinmemberG3ZHX9-Sep-13 1:45 
GeneralRe: I'm an Engineer PinmemberChrisElston9-Sep-13 3:59 
GeneralNo, no and thrice no PinmemberNagy Vilmos9-Sep-13 0:59 
GeneralDepends... Pinmembersellinger9-Sep-13 0:50 
GeneralWhat's an MBA? PinmemberChrisElston9-Sep-13 0:13 

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