Thursday, May 06, 2010


I did not want to be a chemical engineer. That is the most important thing I learned in IIT.
-- Prof. Nitin Nohria who has just been appointed Dean of Harvard Business School. [The Economic Times]

Short profiles of Prof. Nohria and his work: WSJ and FT.


  1. Fëanor said...

    "Young Nohria spent time mixing chemicals and his teacher Arvind Kuchadkar would watch him and tell himself that the young lad was cut out for management."


  2. Abi said...

    @Fëanor: Good catch!

    The next sentence partly undoes the damage done in this one with a direct quote. Still, a good catch.

  3. Samia said...

    But chemE is the tops! :D Thanks for posting this. I picked up Master Passions yesterday and it's pretty interesting so far.