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If Harvard Business School Were a Religion, It Could Be Mormonism

posted on May 17, 2012

Responding to articles exploring “why Mormons make good business leaders,” Clayton Christensen, a Mormon and Harvard Business School (HBS) professor writes, at The Washington Post, how “values that underpin Mormon leadership … are the same ones espoused by Harvard Business School.” Comparing the HBS case method with Mormonism, Christensen draws parallels between being asked “what great question yielded that answer” at Harvard and how the founder of the LDS church organizing the church “around answers to questions that he asked of God.” It is much more about “how we learned at HBS” for Christensen, something he also sees as central to the LDS church.

Read at The Washington Post