UVA Darden Professor Gentile Shortlisted for Thinkers50 Award

By Jessica Nelson

University of Virginia Darden School of Business Professor Mary Gentile was recently shortlisted by Thinkers50, the premier ranking of global business thinkers, for the 2019 Distinguished Achievement Awards.

Referred to as the “Oscars of management thinking,” this year’s award shortlists highlight thinkers whose ideas have the potential to change the world.

Gentile was nominated for the T50 Ideas Into Practice Award, which celebrates the individual whose ideas have successfully led organizational change.

Thinkers50 said it recognized Gentile for her work as creator of Giving Voice to Values — a curriculum that offers practical exercises, cases, modules, scripts and teaching plans for handling a wide range of ethical conflicts in the workplace and that has been piloted at nearly 1,000 business schools and organizations worldwide.

The winners will be revealed on 18 November when a diverse group of thinkers and business leaders from around the world convene in London.

To read more about the awards and see the full short lists of nominees, read the full press release from Thinkers50.


About the University of Virginia Darden School of Business

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business prepares responsible global leaders through unparalleled transformational learning experiences. Darden’s graduate degree programs (MBA, MSBA and Ph.D.) and Executive Education & Lifelong Learning programs offered by the Darden School Foundation set the stage for a lifetime of career advancement and impact. Darden’s top-ranked faculty, renowned for teaching excellence, inspires and shapes modern business leadership worldwide through research, thought leadership and business publishing. Darden has Grounds in Charlottesville, Virginia, and the Washington, D.C., area and a global community that includes 18,000 alumni in 90 countries. Darden was established in 1955 at the University of Virginia, a top public university founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819 in Charlottesville, Virginia.


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