Why study philosophy?  

If you want to succeed in business, don’t get an M.B.A. Study philosophy instead.
— Matthew Stewart, "The Management Myth" (link below)
Forget economics. Philosophy offers a deeper, broader way of thinking to help guide companies through tough times made tougher by overspecialized experts.
— Dov Seidman, "Philosophy is Back in Business" (link below)
A philosophy degree has trained the individual’s brain and given them the ability to provide management-consulting firms with the sort of skills that they require and clients demand. These skills can include the ability to be very analytical, provide clear and innovative thinking, and question assumptions.
— Fiona Czerniawska, director of the Management Consultancies Association's think tank, in "I Think, Therefore I Earn", (link below)

There is an increasing number of articles discussing the value of studying philosophy.  As a place to begin, I suggest the following three:

For more, take at look at these:

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