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Charles Handy article on how business schools don't prepare their students for top-level executive positions as managers. Handy begins the article discussing how he recently attended a meeting of senior executives, and how the meeting concerned listing the issues that gave them the most concern when looking ahead in their business. The executives unanimously listed the new shape of Europe at the top of their list, followed by a series of other observations, such as product liability, the environment, technological changes, and gender roles. Handy proceeds to comment that this focus on things beyond the control of the company are, increasingly, what matters the most in the corporate world, adding that it would be nice if there existed a business school where one could study such emergent and external issues. He then argues that managers are often proficiently educated in business theory but lack creative skills, concluding that managers should consider returning to school to develop more expansive thinking skills, which would equip them with enhanced abilities for leadership.