The Financial Times Business Schools Rankings: What Quality is this Signal of Quality?
European Management Review, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 195-208
35 Pages Posted: 14 Mar 2006 Last revised: 12 Nov 2015
Date Written: March 1, 2006
Many business schools have been seduced into using the rankings produced by the Financial Times and other pollsters to reward their Deans and to promote their school to potential students, faculty and benefactors. This paper analyses the FT rankings and argues that Top 20 schools can benefit from anchoring their market position to their rank but the other schools should be wary of this approach.
Keywords: MBA Rankings, Financial Times, Statistical Artifacts
JEL Classification: M19, M31, I20
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