Bruce Warren

Professor Emeritus

Phone: 617-521-2396
Fax: 617-521-3138
Office: M-348
Email:


Education

J.D., Suffolk University Law School; MBA, Clark University; B.S., Bryant College; Diploma United States Army Command and General Staff College

Specialization

Business Law, Employment Law, Ethics and General Management

Bio

Dr. Warren focuses his teaching, research, and consulting in management and law, with an emphasis in the employment law and ethics area. Along with publishing articles on employment law, he has utilized his training and background as a law practitioner and as an arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association, and continues to consult with small businesses and non-profit organizations. Dr. Warren is admitted to practice law before all Massachusetts Courts, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Middlesex County Bar Association, the South Middlesex County Bar Association, the American Business Law Association, the North Atlantic Regional Business Law Association, and the Eastern Academy of Management. Dr. Warren joined the Simmons faculty in 1970. Dr. Warren has also been an adjunct professor at Babson College, Bentley College, and the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Care Professions Graduate Program. His recent publications include Teaching Business Ethics--Is it a Lost Cause? and Stalking in the Wilderness: A Preventive View of the Law of Sexual Harassment.

Current Course(s)

  • Business Law
  • Introduction to Management
  • Special Topics in Management: Seminar
  • The Manager & the Law

Publications

Academic Articles (Peer Review)

  • Warren, B. & Leonid Garbuzov (2006). Ethical Concerns and Considerations for Organizations in the New Millennium. Business Law Review.
  • Warren, B. & Deborah Rosenthal (2006). Teaching Business Ethics-Is it a Lost Cause? . International Journal of Management.
  • Warren, B. & Merritt, T. (2005). Stalking in the Wilderness: A Preventative View of the Law of Sexual Harassment. Business Law Review.

Professional Publications (Full Paper)

  • Warren, B., Hurst, C. B., Woodilla, J. , & Vega, G. (2005). Live and Learn: Values, Ethics and Social Responsibility in Introductory Business/Management Education. Eastern Academy of Management.
  • Warren, B. & Deborah Rosenthal (2005). Teaching Business Ethics - Is it a Lost Cause? Eastern Academy of Management.
  • Warren, B., Woodilla, J. , Hess , P. W., & Hurst, C. (2002). Wrestling With The Elephant: Revitalizing The Business/Management Introductory Course. Eastern Academy of Management.

Work in Progress

  • Immigration: Legal, Political and Ethical Considerations
  • Assurance of Learning: Ethics In Business Schools

Professional Memberships

Chair:
2002-2005: Introduction to Management Task Force: Committee entered by Administration

Member:
2003-2004: AACSB Accreditation Committee: Committee entered by Administration

College/School assignments:
Faculty Advisor:
2000-2004: Student Liaison Committee: Committee entered by Administration

Member:
2006-2008: SOM Promotion and Tenure Committee
2006-2008: Faculty Senate: Committee entered by Administration
2004-2005: AACSB Accreditation Committee: Committee entered by Administration
2001-2002: Faculty Council: Committee entered by Administration

Speaking Engagements

Academic Conference: Moderator / Facilitator

  • 2005: North Atlantic Regional Business Law Associations Annual Conference, Bentley College. The presentations included: Getting it Right: The Ever-Changing NLRB Precedents on Co-Worker Presence at Investigatory Interviews, Employer Investigatory Interviews in the Non-Union Workplace: The Rules Change Again, and ERISA: Employee Benefit Plans, Preemption and Remedies., Waltham, Massachusetts (Regional).
  • 2004: North Atlantic Regional Business Law Associations Annual Conference, Boston College School of Management. The presentations included: Direct Foreign Investment in India, The European Union: Borders and Security Issues and Online and at Risk: Evolving Medical -Legal Aspects of Doctor-Patient Communication., Boston, Massachusetts (Regional).
  • 2003: 37th Annual Conference of the North Atlantic Business Law Association, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts (Regional).
  • 2002: Eastern Academy of Management, Wrestling With The Elephant: Revitalizing The Business/Management Introductory Course, Massachusetts (Regional).

Academic Conference: Panelist

  • 2004: North Atlantic Regional Business Law Associations Annual Conference, Panel Member and presented research regarding the teaching of ethics and other topics in management law courses. Boston College School of Management, Boston, Massachusetts (Regional).

Presentations

  • 2004: Simmons School of Management MBA Program, Presentation on employment law, Boston, Massachusetts (Local).
  • 2002-2004: Simmons School of Management Undergraduate Program, Presentation on Human Resource Management, Boston, Massachusetts (Local).
  • 2001-2003: Simmons School of Management, Presentations on employment law, Boston, Massachusetts (Local).