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Professor of English and Media Studies Jennifer Gillan discusses how the feud between Sunbeam and DirecTV could affect Boston area Super Bowl viewers.
Bedard’s research has focused on various aspects of improving audit quality. While her earlier research studied individual auditors’ decisions, her more recent studies examine firm-level quality control practices and regulation. In that scope, Bedard co-wrote a series of papers with Karla Johnstone (University of Wisconsin-Madison) that investigates factors associated with why audit firms either accept or decline certain companies as audit clients. She was honored at the organization’s Midyear Conference and Doctoral Consortium in Savannah, GA, in January.
A standing-room-only crowd gathered for Bentley University’s 26th annual Celebration for Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. on January 24, 2012. Keynote Darryl Vernon Poole, 21-year Bentley University Trustee Emeritus, delivered a powerful message emphasizing the strength of the individual and the ability to change the world by saving a child.
In response to the question of whether or not it is ethical to blame one player for a team loss, Executive Founding Director of the Center for Business Ethics Mike Hoffman asserts, "I don’t think there is anything unethical about somebody blaming a particular person or play for a loss or failure. I do think it is inappropriate or even mean-spirited to do so because nobody is going to make every single field goal they kick or every basket they shoot."
On Monday, February 6, at 2:00 p.m., the Bentley Verizon Visiting Professorship in Business Ethics will feature renowned business ethics scholar Patricia Werhane, who will explore ways businesses can respond to pressures to globalize without losing their integrity.
Bentley University’s 26th annual Celebration for Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., will feature 21-year Bentley University Trustee Emeritus, Darryl Vernon Poole ‘68, as the keynote speaker on Tuesday, January 24, 2012, from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m., in the Executive Dining Room in the LaCava Center. A Bentley graduate and certified internal auditor, Poole received a Master’s in Management Sciences from The Alfred P. Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.undefined
UK magazine, MoneyWeek, highlights Economics Professor Scott Sumner as the leader of an influential group of bloggers supporting NGDP targeting.
Research by Assistant Dean of the McCallum Graduate School George Thompson was recently published in the College Student Affairs Journal (Volume 29, No. 2). The study, “Efficacy of Orientation for New Student Affairs Professionals,” explores the critical role of workplace orientation in the retention of new employees in the field of higher education and student affairs.
Managing Director of Career Services Susan Brennan explains the importance of utilizing Career Services before graduating in the spring, and highlights that Bentley "covers the nuts and bolts that you may not expect to be part of the [college to real world] transition."