Although they hail from different companies, two keynote speakers at the Second Bentley Global Business Ethics Symposium were in agreement: Global organizations such as theirs must translate their values to the needs of a complex world, and sometimes that is a tricky business.
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David Halberstam, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, journalist and noted historian, told Bentley College graduates during the 87th undergraduate commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 20, that even those who have reached a high career plateau suffer daily defeats and humiliations -- but the key to life is getting up and getting on with it.
Select international faculty will gather at the Bentley Business Ethics Workshop from May 23 - 26 at the college's Waltham campus. The workshop aims to help participating faculty integrate ethical and corporate social responsibility issues into their classes and to enable students to raise their own ethical awareness and improve their ability to make rational, ethical choices in the business world.
For the second year in a row, Bentley College students won two divisions of a national case competition sponsored by the Society for Advancement of Management (SAM). The teams were awarded first place in both the Open Division, which allows graduate students to participate, and the Undergraduate Division.
Bentley College has been ranked among the top 50 undergraduate business programs in the nation in BusinessWeek's first ever rankings of the Top 50 Undergraduate Business Schools. Bentley was ranked #31 overall and #7 in the Northeast. In academic quality Bentley ranked 17th, ahead of MIT and Villanova, and received an A in teaching quality.