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School for Scoundrels

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We were so busy with Hewlett-Packard and Pirate Capital updates yesterday that we completely overlooked the USA Today story on ethics at Harvard Business School. Time was that teachers were held accountable for the ethics of their students. Think Socrates.
There’s a serious question, however, about whether these ethics classes do any good. Lawyers have to pass a nation-wide ethics test. And look how much good that does.

Bad Harvard grads are poster boys for ethics classes
[USA Today]