Extending Sustainable Management Education: Florida's Model for Regional Programs

By Betty Diener.

Published by The Sustainability Collection

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Universities in Florida have joined together to support development of faculty and teaching materials in sustainable management. Other regions wishing to promote sustainable management might benefit from studying their activities.

Keywords: Sustainability, Management Education, Florida colleges and universities

International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, Volume 1, Issue 5, pp.119-124. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 782.875KB).

Dr. Betty Diener

Dr Betty Diener received her undergraduate degree from Wellesley College; she also has an MBA and a doctoral degree from Harvard Business School. She has worked in industry, in marketing, in new product development, and in advertising. Dr Diener also worked in state government as a Cabinet Secretary to the Governor of Virginia, where she was responsible for economic development and environmental protection. Finally, she has been president of a trade association for the environmental technology industry in the New England region of the United States. She was Professor of Marketing and Management in the College of Management at the University of Massachusetts in Boston until she took early retirement in the summer of 2002. Dr Betty Diener, in 1994 spent a semester at INCAE University in Costa Rica lecturing in marketing and environmental management, and then, in spring, 2001, spent a semester as a Fulbright professor, lecturing on marketing and also on environmental management, at Tsinghua University's School of Economics and Management, in Beijing, China. Since then she has been active in the development of teaching materials on environmental management issues in Chinese and U.S. companies. Currently, Dr Diener is a Professor of Management at the Andreas School of Business at Barry University. In Florida she serves on the Board of the Florida Council for Sustainable Development; she also serves on the Board of Bainbridge Graduate Institute, an MBA program in Sustainable Management.


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