Argument: Employers prefer years of work experience over MBA
David Hakala. "10 Questions to Ask Before You Hire an Employee with an M.B.A." HR World. February 21, 2008: "2. Has the candidate traded real-world experience for book learning? Ideally, you should get all the experience you want, plus the benefits of an M.B.A. classroom program. Beware of candidates who have not been in the trenches; they may be using your company for on-the-job experience before jumping to a bigger ship."