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Center for Business Ethics

Visiting Professorship in Business Ethics

The idea of launching a visiting professorship in business ethics stems from Bentley University's mission: "Bentley University changes the world with a transformative business education, integrated with arts and sciences, that inspires and prepares ethical leaders who will confront the challenges of today and shape the opportunities of tomorrow." This professorship explores cutting edge thinking from some of the most insightful experts in the field of business ethics. For many years this program was supported by Verizon Communications, Inc.

October 19-21, 2021
2:00 to 3:15 p.m. Zoom
Studying Ethics in Organizations, Then and Now | Video
Linda Trevino
Distinguished Professor of Organizational Behavior and Ethics
Director of the Shoemaker Program in Business Ethics in the Smeal College of Business

October 26-28, 2020
The Core of Business Ethics | Video
John Hasnas
Professor, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University
Executive Director, Georgetown Institute for the Study of Markets and Ethics

November 19-21, 2019 
What's Ethically Wrong with Behavioral Economics? | Video
Daryl Koehn
Wicklander Chair of Business Ethics, DePaul University in Chicago

November 6-8, 2018
Executive Compensation and the Ethics of Misguided Incentives | Video
Peter Cohan

Lecture of Strategy, Babson College, and President of Peter S. Cohan & Associates
William D. Cohan

Best-selling author and journalist and Special Correspondent at Vanity Fair

November 14-16, 2017
Why Is It So Difficult to Be an Ethical Leader? | Video
Dr. Joanne B. Ciulla
Professor of Management & Global Business at Rutgers Business School

November 1, 2016
Responsible Capitalism: Business for the 21st Century | Video
R. Edward Freeman
University Professor & Olsson Professor of Business Administration, University of Virginia

November 9, 2015
Dignity, Wisdom, and Tomorrow's Ethical Business Leaders | Video
Donna Hicks
Associate at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University
Sandra Waddock, Galligan Chair of Strategy, Carroll Scholar of Corporate Responsibility, Professor of Management, Boston College

February 3, 2014

The Six Ethical Dilemmas of Every Professional Career | Video
Kirk O. Hanson
Executive Director, Markkula Center for Applied Ethics and John Courtney Murray SJ University Professor, Santa Clara University

February 4, 2013
Tenacity: The American Pursuit of Corporate Responsibility | Video
Kenneth E. Goodpaster
Koch Endowed Chair in Business Ethics, University of St. Thomas - Opus College of Business

February 6, 2012
Globalization and its Challenges for Business in the 21st Century | Video
Patricia Werhane
Wicklander Chair of Business Ethics, DePaul University

February 7, 2011
The Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer: A Test of Endurance | Video
Patrick J. Gnazzo
Former Chief Ethics, Risk & Compliance Officer at CA Technologies and former Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer at UTC

February 8, 2010
Ethics of Risk Management in the Information Age | Video
John R. Boatright
Raymond C. Baumhart, S.J., Professor of Business Ethics, Loyola University, Chicago

February 9, 2009
Corporate Control of Information: Ethical Challenges and Dilemmas | Video
George Brenkert, PhD
Director, Georgetown University’s Business Ethics Institute and Professor of Business Ethics, McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University.

February 11, 2008
Your E-mail Trail: Where Ethics meets Forensics | Video
Jennifer M. Moore, JD, PhD
Member, Epstein Becker & Green P.C., New York, N.Y.

February 12, 2007
Data, Dollars and the Unintentional Subversion of Human Rights | Video
Thomas I. White, PhD
Hilton Professor of Business Ethics, Loyola Marymount University

February 13, 2006
Corporate Excellence, Ethics and the Role of IT
Deborah G. Johnson
Olsson Professor of Applied Ethics, University of Virginia

February 7, 2005
Moral Courage, Digital Distrust: Ethics in a Troubled World | Video
Rushworth M. Kidder, PhD
Founder and President, Institute of Global Ethics

March 29, 2004
Information Technology and Intellectual Property | Video
Norman E. Bowie
Elmer L. Andersen Chair in Corporate Responsibility
Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota

March 31, 2003
Reply, Delete ... or Relate? IT’s Human Dimension | Video
Francis J. Daly
Corporate Director, Ethics and Business Conduct, Northrop Grumman Corporation

April 1, 2002
Leadership, Ethics, and the Information Imperative | Video
Richard O. Mason
Carr P. Collins Distinguished Professor of Management Information Sciences and Director of the Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility

February 5, 2001
Ethics in Cyberspace: Have We Seen This Movie Before? | Video
Thomas Donaldson
Mark O. Winkelman Professor at the Wharton
School of the University of Pennsylvania and Director of the Wharton Ethics Program

February 28, 2000
Technology and Ethics: Privacy in the Workplace | Video
Laura P. Hartman, PhD
Grainger Chair of Business Ethics at the University of Wisconsin

March 22, 1999
Business Ethics and the Information Age | Video
Richard T. De George, PhD
University Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Business Administration, University of Kansas