The Center for Business Ethics at Bentley College, Celebrates 30 Years.
WALTHAM, Mass. -- Bentley College Bentley College is located at 175 Forest Street in Waltham, Massachusetts, 10 miles west of Boston. Founded as a school of accounting and finance in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood, Bentley moved to Waltham in 1968 and today is ranked 31 on Business Week's top 100 undergrad celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Center for Business Ethics business ethics, the study and evaluation of decision making by businesses according to moral concepts and judgments. Ethical questions range from practical, narrowly defined issues, such as a company's obligation to be honest with its customers, to broader social (CBE CBE Commander of the Order of the British Empire (a Brit. title)
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"Many people think business ethics means the ethics of individuals, but it is much more than that," says Hoffman. "Good people can be brought down by bad organizations and good organizations can be brought down by bad people. It is vital for organizations to constantly remind employees that succeeding in financial goals is important, but not at the expense of values and ethical propriety pro·pri·e·ty
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The CBE was founded in 1976 and has evolved into an internationally recognized educational and consulting organization whose vision is a world in which all businesses contribute positively to society through ethically sound and responsible operations.
The center is known for its research, surveys, conferences, scholarships, corporate ethics seminars and lectureships. In 2005, as part of the Bentley Alliance for Ethics and Social Responsibility, the center embarked on a multi-year partnership with State Street Corporation to establish the Global Business Ethics Symposium, in honor of the late Timothy B. Harbert '76, alumnus ALUMNUS, civil law. A child which one has nursed; a foster child. Dig. 40, 2, 14. and trustee. The symposium brings together international experts, corporate leaders, academics and media, among others, for in-depth discussions of best practices and challenges in business ethics and education.
Hoffman is a co-founder and the first executive director of the Ethics and Compliance Officer Association (ECOA ECOA Equal Credit Opportunity Act (US)
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For more information on the Center for Business Ethics go to www.bentley.edu/cbe.
Bentley is a national leader in business education. Centered on education and research in business and related professions, Bentley blends the breadth and technological strength of a university with the student focus of a small college. Enrolling approximately 4,000 full-time undergraduate and 1,270 graduate students, Bentley is located in Waltham, Mass.