PSU news by
Penn State's student blog

Topics

About

Smeal MBA is Pretty Ethical! Says Businessweek

Congratulations are in order to Penn State’s Smeal College of Business, whose MBA program was recently ranked 15th in ethics out of 82 schools as part of Businessweek’s Best B-Schools Rankings.

Businessweek compiled these “Best B-School Rankings” — which also rate MBA programs in specialties such as entrepreneurship, international business, and diversity — by surveying 2012 MBA grads about “the full range of of their business school experience.” If the survey results are to believed, Smeal’s MBA program rates higher in the specialty of “Ethics” than MBA powerhouses such as Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management (18th in ethics; 5th overall), Harvard Business School (23rd; 2nd overall), Penn’s Wharton School (49th; 3rd overall), and Stanford Graduate School of Business (59th; 4th overall).

Smeal, which is ranked 38th overall in the Best B-Schools Rankings, is also ranked relatively high in categories such as “Information Technology” (30th), “E-business” (23rd), “Diversity” (39th), and “Teamwork” (36th), in addition to the aforementioned 15th rank in ethics.

What’s the secret behind the good ethics of Smeal College of Business? The Smeal’s Honor Code initiative? Good ol’ Midwestern values? There’s no way to know for sure, but hey, do your thang, you super-ethical Smeal MBAs.

About the Author

Bobby Chen

Writer and photographer, helping tell the many stories of the Penn State community.

Comments

More by Robert

[Photos] Penn State Tramples UMass, 48-7

Relive Penn State’s 48-7 thrashing of the UMass Minutemen through the lenses of our photographers, Bobby Chen and Hannah Byrne.

[Photos] Lunar Lion Debuts New Mission Headquarters

[Video] The Statesmen’s Ben Mays Sings Proposal to Girlfriend, In A Cappella

Athletics

Reports: Tony Carr To Begin Professional Career In Italy

Tony Carr might have to wait a little longer than he had hoped to make his NBA debut.

Penn State Hockey’s Aarne Talvitie Showcases At Devils Development Camp

Penn State Hoops Releases 2018-19 Non-Conference Schedule

Forward Abdou Tsimbila Commits To Penn State Hoops

Penn State Volleyball Trio Representing U.S. At Pan-American Cup

Student Life

Penn State Student Dies Of Allergic Reaction To Peanuts

Max McGlinchey had just finished his freshman year studying finance.

Freshman 101: On-Campus Life

Student Farm To Commemorate Summer Solstice With Second Annual Celebration

Plans Submitted For New KFC In State College

Developers have submitted preliminary land development plans to build a new KFC restaurant at 1780 S. Atherton St. in State College.

‘Rathskeller’ Name Subject Of Trademark Infringement Lawsuit

The complaint cites that the business has been sold throughout the years and is not tied to that specific location.

Finance Committee Recommends Tuition Freeze For In-State Undergraduate Students

If it is approved by a full-Board vote Friday, the committee’s budget plan will freeze in-state undergraduate tuition for the first time since 2015.

Be the first to know

  • Top posts and the best Penn State stories

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.

Doggie’s Rathskeller And Garden Opens With Hopes Of Returning To Its Roots

The All-American Rathskeller is no more and Doggie’s Rathskeller and Garden is officially in business — opening with its “sneak peak” at the new bar Thursday afternoon in time for Arts Fest.

Send this to a friend