Garth Saloner, dean of Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business, discusses the challenge business schools face in educating students for a new world of companies without borders.
The rapid pace of globalization raises a new set of management questions for business leaders—and the MBA programs that train them. In this video interview, Garth Saloner, dean of the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University, talks about how MBA education is changing to meet the needs of a new world, one in which companies are borderless and emerging markets demand increasingly experienced talent.
He also discusses curriculum reform, how to train students effectively in the soft skills of leadership and critical thinking, and the impact the economic crisis has had on the business-school community. Lenny Mendonca, a director in McKinsey’s San Francisco office, conducted the interview.
LegacyYour significance in this world is not measured by what you have attained, or what you have left behind; rather, it is realized by what continues on without you.
Quality DeliverablesThe quality of a team's output is in direct relationship to their leaders' willingness to encourage, empower, and embrace their input. (Graphic)
Leader or Manager?An analysis of whether your most essential assets are anything other than your employees will be evidence of whether you are a leader or simply a manager.
The Key …Behind every storm cloud, there is a bright tomorrow. The key is in knowing how to find tomorrow, today. (Graphic)
PerspectiveOur perception is greatly based upon our point of view. Create a new perspective, by changing your POV. (Graphic)
By ExampleWhy would we ask our employee’s to perform a task that we ourselves are not willing to do?
Where is your passion?Our passions originate from experiences which have altered our perception …
Staff MotivationYour staff is not motivated by how much you know, but by how much you know, they know. (Graphic)
Control & PowerIf control and power is what you cherish, you will be no good to those under it. (Graphic)
Patience often surrenders to time, and dreams go unfulfilled… act as if time is fleeting, as it is.
No matter how hard you try, you can never be something that you’re not.