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on its own...maybe. But what if it was preceeded by a nursing or a physics or chemistry degree?

 

 

Why would someone with those qualifications want one in Business Administration?

 

Greater profit from their pill sales?

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MBAs seem to have been largely abandoned nowadays - the bright kids are off to Silicon Valley

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Sometimes it is very hard to fight the impression that there are some candidates who are only standing because there is the prospect of pulling £50k a year of taxpayers money for at least 5 years. It might be because they are in a lower paid job or because they are running a business that is struggling or are simply sick of what they are doing and see it as a way out. How many have genuinely fresh ideas that they can throw into the mix? How many really do it from a sense of public service? Some of them interview terribly on the radio - even some of the sitting members.

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Sometimes it is very hard to fight the impression that there are some candidates who are only standing because there is the prospect of pulling £50k a year of taxpayers money for at least 5 years. It might be because they are in a lower paid job or because they are running a business that is struggling or are simply sick of what they are doing and see it as a way out. How many have genuinely fresh ideas that they can throw into the mix? How many really do it from a sense of public service? Some of them interview terribly on the radio - even some of the sitting members.

 

This is absolutely the case but has been so for a long time. It's by no means new this time around...but could, I grant you, be at elevated levels.

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Sometimes it is very hard to fight the impression that there are some candidates who are only standing because there is the prospect of pulling £50k a year of taxpayers money for at least 5 years. It might be because they are in a lower paid job or because they are running a business that is struggling or are simply sick of what they are doing and see it as a way out. How many have genuinely fresh ideas that they can throw into the mix? How many really do it from a sense of public service? Some of them interview terribly on the radio - even some of the sitting members.

 

This is absolutely the case but has been so for a long time. It's by no means new this time around...but could, I grant you, be at elevated levels.

 

From my own point of view, I can honestly state that I am not standing for any financial reasons, I have not even bothered to look at what the remuneration package is!

I am standing solely because I believe that I can positively contribute to the future of the island, I am sure that there are many others in the same position.

I have never been motivated by huge personal financial gain and don't need a lot of money to get by anyway.

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MBAs seem to have been largely abandoned nowadays - the bright kids are off to Silicon Valley

The last 3 people I've seen binned off recently in various businesses all had MBAs. I don't think theoretical business strategy adds much value to businesses that aren't writing new business and which don't understand how to sell to customers.

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MBAs seem to have been largely abandoned nowadays - the bright kids are off to Silicon Valley

The last 3 people I've seen binned off recently in various businesses all had MBAs. I don't think theoretical business strategy adds much value to businesses that aren't writing new business and which don't understand how to sell to customers.

 

Absolutely. Some real planks have MBAs.

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That David Fowler interview is superb. I hope he gets in so I can periodically email him to ask why Legoland hasn't been built yet.

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MBAs seem to have been largely abandoned nowadays - the bright kids are off to Silicon Valley

 

The last 3 people I've seen binned off recently in various businesses all had MBAs. I don't think theoretical business strategy adds much value to businesses that aren't writing new business and which don't understand how to sell to customers.

Absolutely. Some real planks have MBAs.
I heard there are people with degrees in prison too for murder and stuff Time to ban them.

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Sometimes it is very hard to fight the impression that there are some candidates who are only standing because there is the prospect of pulling £50k a year of taxpayers money for at least 5 years. It might be because they are in a lower paid job or because they are running a business that is struggling or are simply sick of what they are doing and see it as a way out. How many have genuinely fresh ideas that they can throw into the mix? How many really do it from a sense of public service? Some of them interview terribly on the radio - even some of the sitting members.

 

This is absolutely the case but has been so for a long time. It's by no means new this time around...but could, I grant you, be at elevated levels.

 

From my own point of view, I can honestly state that I am not standing for any financial reasons, I have not even bothered to look at what the remuneration package is!

 

I am standing solely because I believe that I can positively contribute to the future of the island, I am sure that there are many others in the same position.

 

I have never been motivated by huge personal financial gain and don't need a lot of money to get by anyway.

 

 

I am tempted to say I don't believe you but that would be churlish of me. Instead I will just say that you might hardly have your finger on the pulse if you aren't aware what Tynwald members are paid.

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Maybe Isle of Man Newspapers will offer a prize for the candidate who comes up with a new political idea

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Maybe Isle of Man Newspapers will offer a prize for the candidate who comes up with a new political idea

Political Idol 2016. All we need is a Simon Cowell type figure.

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