The CEO of General Electric says his undergraduate math degree from Dartmouth is more valuable in his day-to-day operations of the company than his MBA from Harvard.
Does that sound counter-intuitive? Check out the article and see what he says (via Yahoo!): http://finance.yahoo.com/news/ceo-one-americas-biggest-companies-221446855
Read the article linked above. Answer the following questions in a sentence or two each.
What part of his mathematics learning is most important to him? Is it a specific topic in math (algebra, calculus, statistics) or something else? In what ways might that topic present itself to someone running a large company? What other careers or fields might benefit from having someone who is strong in mathematics in a position of authority? (Give an example or an explanation for at least two careers – you may *not* include math teacher.)