Why Business Leaders Need Liberal Arts
Today’s leader looks at issues from a multitude of perspectives and communicates with a diverse set of individuals. While business fundamentals go a long way in preparing students to successfully navigate organizational challenges, business skills alone can’t prepare a student for this type of holistic leadership. A business education must incorporate both liberal arts and business foundations in one comprehensive package.
“Liberal arts skills and business skills need to be combined in a way that will help individuals succeed,” says Zhan Li, dean of the School of Economics and Business Administration at Saint Mary’s College of California.View full screen here.