Los Angeles Times: For investment banker Lloyd Greif, deal-making makes his world go around

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Source: Los Angeles Times by James F. Peltz Dec 20, 2015 he gig: Lloyd Greif, who rose from grocery store box boy to Wall Street deal maker, is founder and chief executive of the investment banking firm Greif & Co. With headquarters on the 65th floor of a downtown Los Angeles skyscraper, Greif specializes in serving entrepreneurial, midsize companies, whether …

Fortune: The Hottest New MBA Is Not an MBA at All

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Source: Fortune by Ethan Baron Dec 8, 2015 or many mid-tier business schools, the last few years have been tough. The hyper growth of the MBA degree, making it the most popular graduate degree in the U.S., has stalled. Some schools, including Wake Forest University and Simmons College, have recently pulled out of the full-time, on-campus MBA market after years …

Harvard Business School finally ranks #1

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or the first time since BusinessWeek started ranking MBA programs 27 years ago, Harvard Business School has been ranked number 1 by the influential ranking published today. HBS rose seven spots to grab the top spot. The ranking shuffle is the result of a methodology change, which the publication says “now focuses on what most people hope to get after …

Wall Street Journal: Why More People Want an M.B.A.

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Source: The Wall Street Journal by Lindsay Gellman Sep 30, 2015 usiness-school admissions officers are staying busy. The number of applicants seeking admission to M.B.A. programs grew at 57% of schools world-wide offering full-time, two-year programs, according to the latest data from the Graduate Management Admission Council, which tracks business-school data. And, after years in which international students drove growth, …

THE: The Schools That Make CEOs

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Source: Times Higher Education by David Matthews September 5, 2013 n most global university league tables, the UK comes a comfortable second, having more institutions in the elite lists than any country except the US. But in a new index that ranks universities by how many degrees they have awarded to the chief executives of the world’s biggest companies, UK …