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Sunday, June 06, 2010

Is an MBA worthwhile for Software Engineers?

"Where are you going?" asked Kewan Khawaja, CEO of Techlogix.
"Sweden" was my reply.
He further inquired, "I hope you are not going for an MBA?"
And I said that I intended to pursuit an MS in Dependable Computer Systems from Sweden.

He seemed to digress, "Do you think this is a fascinating building?" The year was 2004, and this was my first and only interaction with Kewan that lasted for around 20 minutes. Techlogix had newly established its office in The Forum, Karachi, where we were sitting. He went on to say, "Don't you admire the systems that are functioning within this building? This is made by an engineer. Compared to that, what can an MBA do? An MBA just blabs."

Read the complete post on The Pied Piper's blog.