A New Attribute
WSJ.com -- The Top Business Schools:
In the recent article on the Top Business Schools, recruiters were asked what they considered the most important qualities they were looking for. There were the usual suspects
"Communication and interpersonal skills 90%
Ability to work well within a team 87%
Analytical and problem-solving skills 85%
Personal ethics and integrity (1) 84%"
The "(1)" on the last attribute indicates that the was a new attribute this year. Not surprising. The scandals that rocked corporate America in the past few months clearly showed the missing component in the nation's top CEOs and managers. Ethics and Integrity. So
the new age man should also have what Raymond Chandler described,

"Down these mean streets a man must go who is not himself mean, who is neither tarnished nor afraid. … He is the hero, he is everything. He must be a complete man and a common man and yet an unusual man. He must be, to use a rather weathered phrase, a man of honor, by instinct, by inevitability, without thought of it, and certainly without saying it. He must be the best man in his world and a good enough man for any world."

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