America losing technological competitiveness. Solution.MBAs.

Commercialisation, diffusion and use of inventions is of more value to companies and societies than the initial bright spark. America’s sophisticated marketing, distribution, sales and customer-service systems have long given it a decisive advantage over rivals, such as Japan in the 1980s, that began to catch up with its technological prowess. For America to retain this sort of edge, then, what the country needs is better MBAs, not more PhDs.

Amar Bhidé  of Columbia Business School In his new book“The Venturesome Economy”

 Do you agree with his assertion?

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