Can an individual with an MBA degree be a business leader?


  • Aqsa MBA Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad. Author


Individual, Business, MBA degree


In this research study we are diagnosing the importance of an MBA degree, and its role for an individual to become a successful business leader in the market. This research is qualitative in nature according to nature of the topic, on which we are researching. The research strategy that we have utilized in this study is Mix Method of Data collection and interpretation. Under the umbrella of mix method approach and keeping other unfortunate situation such as closure of university and Covid-19 in mind we decided to collect the data in the form of open ended qualitative questionnaire, along with few interviews from the individuals holding MBA degree. The sample size of the study is 140 out of which the active responses are 128. Throughout the journey of making of this report we faced multiple restriction and gaps such as absence of past research work and lack of directly related material regarding our topic. The opinions, views and responses that we have received are free from any sort of biasness and shows the actual facts and figures made by the respondents themselves. In the findings we have multiple responses but their overall results can be defined in such a way that the, MBA degree is not required to be a business leader if you possess any sheer talent or set of skills. But it does not mean that the degree is useless, it is of high value and importance while managing and operating the organization and firms. To be a successful leader you do need managerial skills and important know how of finance, management and marketing, and the systematic knowledge of these fields can only be obtained while doing MBA courses.


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Can an individual with an MBA degree be a business leader?. (2024). International Research Journal of Management and Social Sciences, 5(1), 193-201.

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