Blog: Biotech is not just for geeks
As biotechnology matures, business professionals have an increasingly important role in the industry. These individuals need to have interdisciplinary understanding of the nature of science and technology, the process of technology innovation and implementation, and the strategic role of technology in business. Fred Ledley addresses the challenges of educating scientifically literate business professions on Bentley University’s IMPACT.
Blog: Can changes in accounting for R&D promote innovation?
Recent revisions in how R&D is represented in calculating the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) added ½ trillion dollars to measures of the US economy. Fred Ledley anticipates that similar changes in accounting standards could significantly increase the recognized value of innovation on Bentley University’s IMPACT.
Learning Objectives and Content of Science Curricula for Undergraduate Management Education, November 2012
Professor Fred Ledley of Bentley University talks with editor Jane Schmidt-Wilk about his paper, co-authored by Stephen Holt of Olin College, which argues that business programs should require science courses designed expressly to meet the needs of business students.