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Media Tap Bentley Experts 2012
This article originally appeared in the Bentley Magazine.
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“In the past, advancing women in the workplace was [seen as] just ‘a nice thing to do.’” Now, Myers sees a big shift in the thinking of male leaders in corporate America. They are embracing the business case for advancing women in the workplace in order to stay competitive.
Betsy Myers, Founding Director, Center for Women and Business
Boston.com, Global Business Hub blog, April 30, 2012
“The demand for management education is by no means shrinking.” The 11-month Bentley MBA capitalizes on the interest, with a curriculum organized into four 10-week themes: innovation, values, the environment and leadership. “We’re targeting a slightly older student who wants to enhance and leverage his or her work experience.”
Mike Page, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
U.S. News & World Report: Best Graduate School Guide, April 2, 2012
“We’re saying that even though you are a for-profit business, you can operate in a way that ultimately creates value for everyone, including society. This is not just restricted to social ventures.”
Raj Sisodia, Professor of Marketing
Sydney Morning Herald, April 23, 2012
“There is no such thing as universal grammar…. The rules of language are not innate but spring from necessity and circumstance.”
Dan Everett, Dean of Arts and Sciences
Discussing his new book in the Guardian, March 24, 2012
“My research finds that, when making decisions, people are influenced by a variety of factors that are explicitly conscious, tacitly conscious and unconscious. So even for a hiring manager that knows of this tendency and forces him- or herself to suppress it, it is still an influence.” [On whether personal appearance affects the chances of being hired or promoted.]
Marc L. Resnick, Professor of Information Design and Corporate Communication
Career-intelligence.com, April 19, 2012
“It takes a village to graduate young adults who can survive this job market and lead in today’s world. It takes an all-encompassing process, supported by curriculum and programs that emphasize service–learning, ethics and social responsibility. Institutions can bring together disciplines such as business and liberal arts to provide more contextual learning. The idea that you can be a film major, for example, and learn not only how to make a film but also how to produce and sell a film, is critical.”
Susan Brennan, Managing Director, University Career Services
The Washington Post, College Inc. blog, January 25, 2012
A Bentley course explores how female personas in the media can reinforce stereotypes that are harmful to women's personal and professional choices.