The Five-Minute University

19 July 2009 at 1:57 pm 3 comments

| Peter Klein |

This clip is making the rounds. How many of you Old Timers remember Father Guido Sarducci? Both economics and business get mentioned.

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  • 1. russcoff  |  20 July 2009 at 7:01 am

    Classic! Thx for posting.

    Of course, this is based on education being a powerful signal in labor markets with imperfect information. How does Father Guido screen for quality? The 5 minute U might work but I think he will have to charge more than $20 just to cover his screening costs.

    Reminds me of Ivar Bergs book, The Great Training Robbery…

  • 2. Brian  |  21 July 2009 at 12:04 pm

    So what are the “coma esta usted” and “muy bien” of strategic management? That is, what are the couple of core concepts or ideas that you expect your students to retain a couple of years down the road?

  • 3. Danny L. McDaniel  |  6 October 2009 at 5:30 pm

    The Good Father forgot that college is theogical in nature; that is, it is a voluntary submission of oneself to poverty.

    Danny L. McDaniel
    Lafayette, Indiana

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