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Asking More Commentary: Perspectives from Mendoza College of Business

Clarifying the terms of business ethics and CSR

by Georges Enderle

April 6, 2010

The definitions of the terms "business ethics" and "CSR" have evolved considerably in the past 30 years. Professor Georges Enderle reflects on three recently published documents that inform their meaning. Read More

Ensure your board isn't asleep at the wheel

by Thomas Harvey

February 16, 2010

Individual accountability is key to high-quality decision making by nonprofit board trustees. But in practice, measuring the board's performance -- both as a whole and in terms of individual members -- is often not carried out. Read More

Business is a necessary good

by Carolyn Y. Woo

January 15, 2010

During a recent talk before the United Nations, Dean Carolyn Woo spoke about the necessity for business to serve the greater good, and comments on the UN's manifesto, "Global Economic Ethic -- Consequences for Global Businesses. Read More

Business on the Frontlines: Lebanon

by Ed Conlon

December 22, 2009

Associate Dean Ed Conlon traveled to Lebanon with a team of six MBA students to observe economic efforts in the war-torn country. The trip was part of an innovative course, Business on the Frontlines Read More