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On March 14 in Washington, D.C., a group of business school educators and administrators gathered at the National Academy of Sciences to meet with leaders from the private and public sectors and have a conversation on an unlikely topic: climate change education for future business leaders.

May 29, 2013
by
David Szymanski

Over the course of our careers, virtually all of us will be faced with an ethical quandary. It could be pressure from a boss to “hit the numbers.” It could be arm-twisting to “be a team player” when dealing with questionable supplier practices. Or it could be our own rationalizations for looking the other way — “Everyone is doing it” or “This isn’t my responsibility.”Indeed, the world of business can be murky at times.

May 22, 2013
by
Tony Buono

"Business ethics” means very different things to different students — depending upon where they are raised and the experiences that they have had to date.

May 15, 2013
by
Roy (Chip) A. Wiggins

During my time at Bentley, I took a variety of business courses. We all know that to be a successful business person in today’s world, you need a variety of skills and exposure to many different ways of thinking.In one class, Professor Tim Anderson introduced the talking stick.

May 9, 2013
by
C.C. Chapman

Learning deepens when students, alumni and guest companies grab the tools to take matters into their own hands.

May 3, 2013
by
Mark Frydenberg

The presence of women on the boards of public companies has been increasing virtually everywhere in the world — except in the United States. Why?

April 30, 2013
by
Patricia M. Flynn and Toni G. Wolfman

I am a baby boomer, one of the many Americans approaching their dream retirement age. I am also one of the many baby boomers who has a little panic attack every time I look at my retirement accounts and my exposure to the whims of the stock market.One of the questions that I often get as a financial planner (and one that I ask myself) is: Should I take money out of my retirement account to pay off the remaining balance on my home’s mortgage?

April 25, 2013
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David Milton

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