Orwell Award Announcement SusanOhanian.Org Home


[Susan notes: Calling Business Week on hypocrisy will always make me smile.]

Submitted to Business Week but not published
08/27/2005

To the editor


By the time students apply to business school, it's far too late to start teaching them how to apply value judgments to issues that are not clear cut ("B-Schools: Only a C+ in Ethics," IdeasViewpoint, Sept. 5). That's something that should have been included in the K-12 curriculum. But the No Child Left Behind Act, which business leaders enthusiastically support, does not recognize non-cognitive outcomes of any sort. These include precisely the values and attitudes that Jeffrey E. Garten urges business school admissions officers to examine. His failure to address the hypocrisy in an essay on ethics is puzzling.



Walt Gardner


FAIR USE NOTICE
This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of education issues vital to a democracy. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information click here. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.