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Apr 15, 2014
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Bruce Dubinsky Lecture: Ethics – Avoiding Orange or Green Apparel 

“You would think the visual image of the infamous ‘perp walk’ would be enough of a deterrent to those high level C suite executives about to make the wrong decision and engage in a fraud.  It’s shocking to me that it obviously isn’t.” - Bruce  Dubinsky 

At the April 9th event sponsored by C-BERC, Bruce Dubinsky talked with university students and faculty about the more recent...

Apr 15, 2014
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“A corporation’s board of directors promotes and protects the interests of the corporate entity as well as the various stakeholders of the corporation.” - Dr. Sri Ramamoorti

Professor Sri Ramamoorti, Associate Professor of Accounting and Director - Board Culture & Behavioral Dynamics, Corporate Governance Center, Kennesaw State University, spoke to the university community on March 4, 2014, as an invited guest of Center for Business Ethics, Regulation, and Crime (C-BERC).  

Apr 10, 2014
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On March 28, 2014, at the North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Bethesda, Md., students, faculty and business professionals met for the third annual Smith School Business Summit.  This year’s theme looked at innovation as an essential building block for the prosperity and survival of corporations. With more than 600 registered attendants, it was the largest Summit yet.

The Summit is hosted by the school’s...

Mar 27, 2014
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The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) recently awarded funding to Dr. Sally Simpson for her research grant, White-Collar and Corporate Frauds: Understanding and Measuring Public Policy Preferences, with Co-PIs Dr. Mark Cohen (Vanderbilt University) and Dr. Tom Loughran (UMD).  This research will investigate the costs of white-collar crime. Read more.

Jan 06, 2014
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The College of Behavioral & Social Sciences and the Robert H. Smith School of Business recently combined the strengths of their criminology and criminal justice and business ethics focus areas through the establishment of the Center for the Study of Business Ethics, Regulation, and Crime (C-BERC). C-BERC is the first venture of its kind to formally link business with criminology in an academic environment. Through C-BERC, UMD seeks to scientifically confront, assess, evaluate and develop best practices at the intersections of business, ethics,...

Nov 05, 2013
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Nov 04, 2013
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