What MBAs Can Learn from Wall Street

Watching the financial crisis unfold over the last year, I was struck by how utterly tone-deaf the financial-services industry has become to the sentiments of an enraged public. Junior analysts and senior managing directors alike seem to be genuinely perplexed by why their industry is being ambushed about their compensation, lending practices, and political lobbying. However, Wall Street's obliviousness serves as a cautionary tale for MBA applicants, students, and even alumni.

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