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Sometimes you really question the worth of what is taught in a MBA program. Take, for instance, the guest lecture we had today on Etiquette. Here’s a sample of the knowledge gained:
- You have to take a bath twice a day (with soap)
- You have to use a deodorant
- You should not apply oil to your hair after you have shampooed it
- You should wear fresh clothes
It seems that as potential future managers you have to learn to be a metrosexual (an urban-living fashion-conscious man). It’s essential that you give yourself a pedicure and a manicure every week. Believe it or not, there even was a sample foot scrapper passed around in class for awareness. And if your foot smells (eeeeeks!) after a long day in shoes, there’s no need to panic, because there’s always that Dr. Schloff’s (or someone) foot cream. Yippee!
Quite mindless. Absolutely useless. A terrible way to waste your time.
You actually get paid — I assume big bucks — to discuss such things in a MBA class. Now, is that an opportunity knocking or what?
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