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needs of business for liberal arts graduates.

Ormsbee W. Robinson

needs of business for liberal arts graduates.

by Ormsbee W. Robinson

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Published by Princeton University in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vocational guidance.

  • Edition Notes

    Presented at the Conference on the Liberal Arts Graduate and the Business Community, November 18 and 19, 1965.

    Series[Princeton Conference series] -- no. 47., Princeton University Conference (Series) -- 47.
    ContributionsConference on the Liberal Arts Graduate and the Business Community (1964 : Princeton University)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF5549 .R6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination13 l.
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16634815M

      What I am saying is with today’s implementation of a liberal arts curriculum, even at elite universities like Stanford and Yale, I find that many Liberal Arts majors (excluding roughly the top. As a liberal arts major, you’ve heard it before: “What are you going to do with that English degree?” Or that history degree, or that philosophy degree?. Get a job, that’s what! Believe it or not, a liberal arts degree makes you well-suited for several industries, including technology, marketing, and business 's because your studies have taught you how to think.

    You went through four years of college, studied long and hard, and made it to the other side, proudly holding your liberal arts , not so proudly: Given all the talk lately of whether studying liberal arts is worth anything and the less-than-easy job market, it would be understandable if you were starting to doubt your degree.. Well, you shouldn’t! Pursuing a liberal arts degree also exposes people to ideas and subjects outside the world of business or technology, giving grads a broader perspective on issues and challenges they may face in the workplace. And with that wider view, they may discover the route they Author: Ryan Galloway.

    Liberal arts degrees set applicants apart because the skills they have acquired make them innovative and able to solve problems analytically and think on their feet. A successful career with a liberal arts degree requires a strategic answer to the commonly asked question, coupled with an interest in acquiring a few technical skills along the : Mckenzie Perkins. The core focus for a liberal arts program is typically in humanities, social sciences, sciences and mathematics. Students develop critical-thinking, problem-solving and communication : Tom Calen.


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Needs of business for liberal arts graduates by Ormsbee W. Robinson Download PDF EPUB FB2

InMicrosoft cofounder Bill Gates told a panel of American governors that a liberal arts education would hold back college graduates in the modern : Richard Feloni. Blending Liberal Art & Business Education By: E. Byron Chew and Cecilia McInnis-Bowers Business educators and colleagues in the liberal arts have not found the ideal bridge, from the student's perspective, that provides a meaningful connection between the two domains.

A version of this article appeared in the July–August issue (pp–) of Harvard Business Review. JM Olejarz is an assistant editor at Harvard Business Review.

This article is about. Why the Business World Needs Liberal Arts Graduates Liberal arts education is in a life-and-death struggle amidst pressure by politicians, business leaders and educational administrators to diminish or eliminate their presence in our post-secondary institutions and replace them with a targeted educational system emphasizing technological and.

In his book 'The Fuzzie and the Techie: Why the liberal arts' will rule the world, venture capitalist and author Scott Hartley makes a strong case for the importance of liberal arts or humanities. Thinking about going to college for business.

The Atlantic just recently ran an article called Why America's Business Majors Are in Desperate Need of a Liberal-Arts Education—and here at Siena, we could not agree more.

Here's why. Liberal arts skills will never become obsolete. In the article, author Yoni Applebaum says, "Put simply, business majors seem to be graduating with some of the. What the future holds for liberal arts graduates.

Last November, the labor market research company Emsi and the Strada Network education research group released a report on the skills for the Author: VOA Learning English. Many graduates of and faculties in the most selective liberal arts colleges have long been distinguished not for wealth but their preeminence as scholars or practitioners in fields like the pure.

While Anders, a contributing writer at Forbes magazine, clearly wants the best for recent liberal arts graduates, his pep talk often consists of rebranding the treacherous market conditions of the Author: Timothy Aubry. Inappropriate The list (including its title or description) facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow Goodreads member or author.

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Details *. I also believe that business leaders ought to be doing more to encourage students to take a second look at the liberal arts degree.

In order to move the conversation beyond rhetoric it is important that students see the merits of having a liberal arts degree, in both the hiring process and in the public statements of today’s business leaders.

Business leaders may lampoon liberal arts graduates and exalt professional degrees, says Williams, but that is dangerously misguided. He says Peter Drucker, known as the world’s foremost expert on management and leadership, drew many of his insights from literature and social sciences.

This work is not complete if liberal arts is either missing or so disconnected from business education that they remain un-integrated in separate silos within the graduate. Business is the application of sophisticated models, tools, techniques and ways of thinking to phenomena and people in the world.

Liberal arts, also referred to as the humanities, includes the study of history, literature, writing, philosophy, sociology, psychology, creative arts, and more. More broadly speaking, students earning a liberal arts degree learn to formulate effective arguments, communicate well, and.

One of my Forbes magazine cover stories has turned into a new book: "You Can Do Anything: The Surprising Power of a Useless Liberal Arts Education." Learn more at Your analytics team needs a liberal arts major Whether you are a company director, an educator or a parent, you need to think about how to create a diverse workforce in the short and long term.

Liberal Arts Colleges Cater to Employers' Needs Many liberal arts colleges are helping grads translate their skills into successful careers.

By Margaret Loftus, Contributor Sept. 14, Author: Margaret Loftus. Offers detailed listings for 50 companies with fast-track management programs for liberal arts graduates.

Information was obtained through personal interviews with corporate human resource officers and executives, college placement professionals, career planning specialists and actual employees whose comments appear in ``Report From The Trenches'' which accompanies each corporate profile.5/5(1).

A Liberal Arts Degree can refer to either an actual Bachelor of Liberal Arts or a degree in one of many Liberal Arts disciplines. A Bachelor of Liberal Arts (BLA) provides a broad overview of humanities and is ideal for students who have a variety of academic interests they wish to explore.

One example is Bentley’s liberal studies major, in which business majors add a second, liberal arts major. Students might combine a major in economics and finance with a liberal studies major in earth environment and global sustainability, leaving them well suited to develop a business plan for a growing solar power company.

Beyond tech, business: Why liberal arts education in an uncertain economy is the answer Studying the liberal arts means studying all of the ways that humans try to understand the world, and the curriculum includes classes from across the humanities, the social sciences, and the Author: ET CONTRIBUTORS.The Liberal Arts in Business Education: Perspectives of a Multi-time CEO Abigail B.

Schneider Assistant Professor, College of Business and Economics Regis University ([email protected]) Abstract The financial crisis called into question, for many, the value of a college education—in particular, the value of a liberal arts education.Liberal Arts Graduates Find Interesting, Non-Traditional Jobs The Atlantic’s article, “The Unexpected Value of the Liberal Arts,” does a brilliant job showcasing stories of people who leveraged their liberal arts education to both discover and secure positions in their fields of interest.

While the professional world may look.