In a global economy, cultural awareness can make or break a business deal. In July, international students from seven different countries will have the chance to garner a better understanding of American business practices and culture at the International Summer Institute at Bentley (ISIB) July 1-22.
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The Center for Business Ethics (CBE) at Bentley College is pleased to announce the winners of the 2006 W. Michael Hoffman Essay Prize in Business Ethics: Daniel J. O'Regan '06 of Stoneham, Mass., and Bentley MBA candidate Valerie Wehler of North Grafton, Mass.
Bentley professors Susan Adams and Patricia Flynn are recipients of an Outstanding Paper Award from the Emerald Literati Club for their article, "Actionable Knowledge: Consulting to Promote Women on Boards," published in the Journal of Organizational Change Management (2005).
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has awarded a $93,000 grant to the Bentley College Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic. Bentley is the only college in Massachusetts and among only a handful of colleges and universities nationwide (other than law schools) to receive this type of grant.
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.
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.