At age 49, Gary Fails went back to school. Eighteen months later, in August 2002, the president of City Theatrical received his Masters of Business Administration degree from Columbia University. Continuing to run his company while going to school, Fails admits it was a tremendous challenge, yet recommends it to anyone in business today. Armed with his new acumen, Fails takes a look at how an MBA looks at the lighting industry.
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