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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)

Yes for Business / Functional Analysts50235.83
Yes for Solutions Architects30221.56
Yes for Developers18112.92
Yes for Project Managers42130.05
Yes for Product / Business Unit Managers52337.33
No to all.56039.97
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
  Forogar  13-Sep-13 9:08
professional  Forogar  13-Sep-13 9:08 
GeneralThose needs to do Business Administration Pin
♥…ЯҠ…♥11-Sep-13 22:21
professional♥…ЯҠ…♥11-Sep-13 22:21 
GeneralYes for Project Managers Pin
CPallini11-Sep-13 11:03
mveCPallini11-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
the retired10-Sep-13 13:55
Memberthe retired10-Sep-13 13:55 
AnswerCommodified Educations Pin
Sir Spazalot10-Sep-13 10:00
MemberSir Spazalot10-Sep-13 10:00 
GeneralNo, but ... Pin
908236510-Sep-13 5:17
Member908236510-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
Ingo9-Sep-13 23:03
MemberIngo9-Sep-13 23:03 
GeneralEducation is overrated... Pin
Sander Rossel9-Sep-13 21:03
professionalSander Rossel9-Sep-13 21:03 
GeneralRe: Education is overrated... Pin
CPallini11-Sep-13 11:06
mveCPallini11-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
professionalRahul 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
professionalErik Burd9-Sep-13 9:42 
GeneralSuch a fallacy Pin
Tom Clement9-Sep-13 8:04
professionalTom 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
Don Driskell12-Sep-13 8:21
MemberDon Driskell12-Sep-13 8:21 
GeneralWhy? Pin
Abhinav S9-Sep-13 7:42
MemberAbhinav S9-Sep-13 7:42 

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