Why is the USA still the Mecca for best higher education?Critizcize the country for promoting international terrorism. Criticize it for creating troubles in economic affairs of certain countries.
Yes, it is very much true. The USA does this and more.
But it still remains the fountainhead of all knowledge. Its very high standards of education has produced wonders in so many fields.
Take Information Technology. Apple computers rules the world with amazing products. Cloud computing comes from there. Microsoft, IBM, Google, HP, you name any company and we find they are all American.
The secret is that their investment in R&D is so huge. Their innovation methodologies are simply superb. Even the mighty Japanese have copied all their knowledge or all their technologies.
Contrary to actual facts, Deming and Juran and Philip Crosby, the big Quality gurus were not from Japan. They made all Japanese companies do what they did. Give importance to quality, and the rest will follow.
All the three Gurus were American. Their learning came from the USA. They were not listened to, in USA. The Japanese lapped it up.
But then, Ford, General Motors and Crysler have all come back. With a huge vengence.
The Americans probe deep. Their investigation methods are so detailed. Their cures are also so detailed and based on most advanced technology.
Our own doctors, engineers, scientists, lawyers, Management Consultants, et al, have done so well in USA. The fountainhead of knowledge that is always updated is open to anyone from any corner of the world, on merit.
Hundreds of engineers from IITs make it there. Hundreds of MBAs from the IIMs are also there. Every year, their numbers keep growing.
Though the great Trump is playing the Bal Thakery game by trying to shut doors to immigrants in terms of jobs, he will come a cropper. The big companies will find a way out and trounce him in the knowledge game. We should note that Indians are the most powerful immigrant community in USA and are in Government too.
The USA will continue to innovate. There is absolutely no rote learning there. Everything is based on research. USA will continue to dominate the landscape of all new products, all new innovations and all new technologies for decades to come.