During the biotech IPO boom in 2000, a lot of people made money; but very few products ever made it into the hands of consumers. Research by Bentley University’s Laura McNamee and Fred Ledley credits the problem to poor business models that have a glaring gap between science and business.
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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 February 3 at 3:30 p.m.
Leading historian of African American photography Deborah Willis speaks at Bentley University annual breakfast honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. January 28, 2014.
Mahendra Gujarathi and Jay Thibodeau appointed Rae D. Anderson Professors of Accountancy, recognized for for scholarship, education and service for the university, for academia more broadly, and for the profession.
A combination of technical skills and business acumen propelled a team of undergraduate students from Bentley University and Northeastern University to first place in a competition against seriously tech-savvy contenders from across the U.S. at the Supercomputing Conference in Colorado.
Do radio and TV ads for new prescription drugs steer consumers toward newer, high-priced products? Bentley professor Dhaval Dave says “yes,” according to a recent study of the implications of both broadcast and non-broadcast direct-to-consumer advertising on rising prescription drug costs and demand.
Bentley University is proud to now have a reverse vending machine on campus. The Greenbean Machine’s unique technology has caught the interest of students who have been actively using it since it was installed on campus in October 2013. In its initial months, Bentley students have already used the Greenbean more than any other college with a similar machine.
Bentley’s Kathleen Burns Kingsbury joins CNBC to discuss the ‘soft side’ of finance. Appointed to CNBC’s Digital Financial Advisor Council, she will appear on air and contribute to CNBC.com tackling issues like client communication, the psychology of money and how to empower women financially.
Fred D. Ledley, Professor of Natural & Applied Sciences and Management, and Director of the Center for Integration of Science and Industry, was named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). He will be recognized at the AAAS Annual Meeting in Chicago in February 2014.
Bentley Accountancy Professor Mahendra Gujarathi wants his students to understand that contrary to textbooks, the answers to accounting issues in the real world are not black and white but shades of gray. He teaches this through experiential education using real-world cases. One such case earned Gujarathi the Emerson Ethics Award from the North American Case Research Association (NACRA).