A Hippocratic oath for MBAs

Our first speaker of the day, Max Anderson, is the founder and chairman of the MBA Oath Initiative, a grassroots effort to establish a Hippocratic oath for MBAs and other business professionals. While a student at Harvard he started an online pledge students could sign committing themselves to the principles of integrity, honesty, and fair dealing. Since it began in 2009 it has been adapted by over 300 business schools on every inhabitable continent.

Words matter. You create accountability by speaking what you intend. If you don't tell anyone you're in a diet no one will stop you if you order a piece if chocolate cake.

It's about coming together to change culture in a way a single individual never could.

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