"Have you ever noticed," muses Henley Africa dean Jon Foster-Pedley, "how most people with a degree say they have a bachelor’s or an honours or a master’s or a PhD — but that when it comes to the MBA, they say, ‘I am an MBA’?"

Despite countless pronouncements over the years that the MBA is dead, the degree remains a source of pride for millions of graduates around the world, and the ultimate academic goal for millions of others...

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