People Skills at MIT

Tue, 27 Oct 2009 14:54:31 +0000

This seems like a great program that is long overdue, and not just at an engineering-focused school like MIT. The crux of the matter:

“A lot of MIT graduates go out into the real world and fall on their faces because they don’t know how to work within a company,’’ Goldhaber said. “They expect their bosses to be impressed by their creativity, but they don’t deliver the product on time.’’

Incorporating leadership development into an undergraduate curriculum is something that I have been focusing on quite a bit in my day job. For more, read here. Comments, whether on the blog or by e-mail, are welcome and encouraged.