A Conversation With Tomorrow

Seven MBA students at MIT offer their takes on the corporate world, the risks of entrepreneurship, and the importance of money

Getting an MBA from a prestigious institution used to be a rite of passage with a predictable outcome, a ticket to prosperity and stability in Corporate America. These days, a top B-school is just as likely to be an incubator for the next hot startup, a place where students get pumped up to take calculated risks. To understand how entrepreneurship is affecting the business leaders of the next century, frontier went right to the source. We assembled a diverse group of second-year MBA candidates at Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Management, ironically named after the late godfather of modern corporate management, Alfred P. Sloan, the celebrated chairman of General Motors Corp. In truth, he might admire the students who talked to reporter Hilary Rosenberg about their futures and the role entrepreneurship will play:

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