It has been said that innovation is at the heart of entrepreneurial careers. But, can anyone with enough imagination and perseverance be that person who can clear the way in uncharted territory? Do you have to go to engineering or business school to become an innovator? How do you come up with an idea? What kind of innovation do we need nowadays?
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Wherever you are in your MBA experience -- just starting to consider B-School, have already submitted applications, or are a current student -- the value of an MBA degree is likely at the forefront of your mind. How will your personal and professional life change? What will your post-MBA finances look like? Ultimately, what will this investment return for you?
In an attempt to learn more and keep updated in the B School and the business industry world, I have been exploring various blogs and websites that actively touch on these subjects. Whether you are just starting to contemplate an MBA, or are a second year student in the throes of projects and interviewing - below are some interesting sites (in addition to this Carlson MBA Admissions Blog!) to keep yourself updated in the B School world.
As the number of women in science and engineering continue to grow, a recent Catalyst report highlight some interesting statistics about women in business in the United States.
Women make up 46.6% of the U.S. labor force and 51.4% in management, professional and related occupations. Yet, in positions of leadership, only 14.1% of Fortune 500 executive officers are women, 16.1% of Fortune 500 board seats are held by women, women account for only 7.5% of Fortune 500 top earners and 3.4% of Fortune 500 CEOs are women. This percentage represents only 17 women who currently hold CEO positions at companies that rank on the most recently published Fortune 500 list.