Title: Business Writer, Educator, Senior Fellow
Company: The Conference Board Inc.
Location: New York, New York, United States
Ronald Berenbeim, Business Writer, Educator and Senior Fellow at The Conference Board Inc., has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the field of business ethics.
Mr. Berenbeim graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from Cornell University in 1966 and was awarded a Keasbey Scholarship to study history at Balliol College, Oxford, from which he received a BA in 1968. He obtained a JD from Harvard Law School in 1971. While at Harvard during the summer of 1969, he worked as a “Nader’s Raider” and was a contributing author to a published report on the Interstate Commerce Commission titled “The Interstate Commerce Omission.”
He joined The Conference Board Inc., an economics, management, and public policy research and conferencing organization, as a research associate in 1977 and became a senior research associate in 1980.
In 1995, he joined the faculty of the Leonard N. Stern School of Business Administration at New York University as an adjunct professor. In 2010, as a Fulbright Specialist in Law, he taught business ethics at the University of Cergy-Pontoise in France.
Mr. Berenbeim became a principal researcher at The Conference Board Inc. in 1998 and a senior fellow in 2010.
In 2011, he served as co-facilitator for the United Nations Global Compact Principles for Responsible Management Education Anti-Corruption Working Group of business school faculty members that devised a sources and teaching methods toolkit for integrating anti-corruption into business school curricula worldwide. In that capacity, he edited and contributed to the publication “Anti-Corruption: Implementing Curriculum Change in Management Education,” which was released by Greenleaf Publishing in 2015.
Mr. Berenbeim has taught business ethics and anti-corruption courses at ISCTE in Lisbon, Portugal, in 2014, and at IASE in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 2016. He co-authored “Fighting Corruption in East Asia, Solutions from the Private Sector,” a research study financed and published by The World Bank in 2003. The Chinese edition was released in 2004 and the Vietnamese edition was released in 2005.
He is the author of 55 Conference Board reports and studies, and 50 of his articles and speeches have appeared in non-Conference Board publications. He obtained research grants for Conference Board research studies from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation in 1999 and The World Bank in 2001 and 2008.
In recognition of his expertise, Mr. Berenbeim was named in the Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior by Trust Across America in 2010 and 2011. As a further testament to his stature and success, he was included in the 27th edition of Who’s Who in the East and multiple editions of Who’s Who in America.
In the summer of 2019, he taught business ethics to Chinese high school students in the Prudens Research Institute for the Arts and Sciences program at Donghua University in Shanghai, China. The purpose of the business ethics course was to augment STEM skills with a liberal arts curriculum, including economics, ethics, law and behavioral sciences, that can be used in making business and career decisions.
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