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Top Six Ethical Dilemmas in the Workplace Revealed
Are college graduates ready to face ethical dilemmas on the job? Business ethics pioneer Kirk O. Hanson will share his research regarding the top ethics issues that professionals experience during the course of their career as he presents: “The Six Ethical Dilemmas Every Professional Faces” at the Verizon Lectureship in Business Ethics at Bentley University on Monday, February 3, 2014, at 3:30 p.m. in LaCava Campus Center room 395.
Hanson is executive director of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics and the John Courtney Murray S.J. University Professor at Santa Clara University in California. As a visiting professor at Bentley, he will be based at the Center for Business Ethics and will facilitate a faculty and staff workshop on February 6, in addition to visiting classes.
Kirk Hanson has earned a strong reputation as a leader in the field of applied ethics and has written extensively on managing the ethical and public behavior of corporations, including as co-editor of a four-volume series, The Accountable Corporation. His current research interests include the design of corporate ethics programs and the responsibilities of boards for the ethical culture of the organization.
The Center for Business Ethics’ Verizon Visiting Professorship in Business Ethics at Bentley University is sponsored through the generous support of Verizon Communications. The center is a partner in the Bentley Alliance for Ethics and Social Responsibility, and this event is co-sponsored by Bentley’s Academic Integrity Society (AIS). For further information, contact the Center for Business Ethics at 781.891.2981.
BENTLEY UNIVERSITY is one of the nation’s leading business schools, dedicated to preparing a new kind of business leader – one with the deep technical skills, broad global perspective, and high ethical standards required to make a difference in an ever-changing world. Our rich, diverse arts and sciences program, combined with an advanced business curriculum, prepares informed professionals who make an impact in their chosen fields. Located on a classic New England campus minutes from Boston, Bentley is a dynamic community of leaders, scholars and creative thinkers. The Graduate School emphasizes the impact of technology on business practice, in offerings that include MBA and Master of Science programs, PhD programs in accountancy and in business, and customized executive education programs. The university enrolls approximately 4,100 full-time undergraduate, 140 adult part-time undergraduate, 1,430 graduate, and 43 doctoral students. Bentley is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business; and the European Quality Improvement System, which benchmarks quality in management and business education. For more information, please visit www.bentley.edu.
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