The annual Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) Corporate Recruiters Survey Report was released last week, and provided a positive outlook for recent MBA graduates. Hiring demand for business school graduates, bachelor’s degree candidates and those that have attained MBA or doctorate level designations has increased according to the survey, with a strong demand for professionals in the areas of marketing, accounting and sales.
The ability to plan for adversities that seem unlikely and improbable is a challenge for businesses and corporations. With any luck, a crisis management plan will be a documented, trained and ready to implement set of procedures that the corporation will never have to put into action until an anomalous event occurs that threatens operational continuity. However when it is needed, a crisis management plan is an essential tool, helping businesses return to operational norms as quickly as possible.
Clayton Christensen, a Harvard Business School professor, is a leading authority on innovation. In a commencement address he articulated how we can apply business theories to create a meaningful life.