Management Education and the Role of Technique

David Foster has a must read post about MBA programs and the excessive use of business tools out of context. Have you ever met those people that rarely learn something new, so when they do they have to apply it incessantly to every problem?

Learning when to use a certain tool is just as important as learning how to use it.

update: (scroll down to "Management Education…) if blogspot doesn't take you straight there.