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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 Analysts50235.83
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%



 
GeneralRe: suggestion Pin
Nelek9-Sep-13 3:26
protectorNelek9-Sep-13 3:26 
GeneralAll people studying MBA should study Software Engineering Pin
R. Erasmus9-Sep-13 2:22
R. Erasmus9-Sep-13 2:22 
GeneralRe: All people studying MBA should study Software Engineering Pin
Nelek9-Sep-13 3:28
protectorNelek9-Sep-13 3:28 
GeneralRe: All people studying MBA should study Software Engineering Pin
Yves9-Sep-13 13:26
Yves9-Sep-13 13:26 
GeneralRe: All people studying MBA should study Software Engineering Pin
IndifferentDisdain10-Sep-13 4:35
IndifferentDisdain10-Sep-13 4:35 
GeneralAlways depends on the future one want... Pin
Joan M9-Sep-13 2:08
professionalJoan M9-Sep-13 2:08 
GeneralRe: Always depends on the future one want... Pin
AlexCode9-Sep-13 6:34
professionalAlexCode9-Sep-13 6:34 
GeneralCrazy. Pin
daleofcourse9-Sep-13 2:03
daleofcourse9-Sep-13 2:03 
One of the "business development" managers (business development being in general not specifically software based) at our place is THE main problem when it comes to any software development and he's very very fond of reminding us all about his MBA...
GeneralRe: Crazy. Pin
ZurdoDev9-Sep-13 3:16
professionalZurdoDev9-Sep-13 3:16 
GeneralRe: Crazy. Pin
AlexCode9-Sep-13 4:47
professionalAlexCode9-Sep-13 4:47 
GeneralI'm an Engineer Pin
G3ZHX9-Sep-13 1:45
G3ZHX9-Sep-13 1:45 
GeneralRe: I'm an Engineer Pin
chriselst9-Sep-13 3:59
chriselst9-Sep-13 3:59 
GeneralNo, no and thrice no Pin
Nagy Vilmos9-Sep-13 0:59
professionalNagy Vilmos9-Sep-13 0:59 
GeneralDepends... Pin
sellinger9-Sep-13 0:50
sellinger9-Sep-13 0:50 
GeneralWhat's an MBA? Pin
chriselst9-Sep-13 0:13
chriselst9-Sep-13 0:13 
GeneralRe: What's an MBA? Pin
Brian Schummer9-Sep-13 10:44
Brian Schummer9-Sep-13 10:44 
GeneralRe: What's an MBA? Pin
Vivi Chellappa11-Sep-13 3:32
professionalVivi Chellappa11-Sep-13 3:32 
GeneralRe: What's an MBA? Pin
Shmuel Zang14-Sep-13 23:30
Shmuel Zang14-Sep-13 23:30 
GeneralMBA is irrelevant for a developer Pin
Vivi Chellappa8-Sep-13 22:22
professionalVivi Chellappa8-Sep-13 22:22 
GeneralMBA's don't make good professionals... Pin
AlexCode8-Sep-13 22:17
professionalAlexCode8-Sep-13 22:17 
GeneralRe: MBA's don't make good professionals... Pin
GregoryW8-Sep-13 23:42
GregoryW8-Sep-13 23:42 
GeneralBacon Pin
Dennis E White8-Sep-13 19:26
professionalDennis E White8-Sep-13 19:26 
QuestionRe: Bacon Pin
ZurdoDev9-Sep-13 3:17
professionalZurdoDev9-Sep-13 3:17 
AnswerRe: Bacon Pin
Jarek Kruza9-Sep-13 4:39
Jarek Kruza9-Sep-13 4:39 
GeneralRe: Bacon Pin
ZurdoDev9-Sep-13 4:45
professionalZurdoDev9-Sep-13 4:45 

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