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Asking More Commentary: Perspectives from Mendoza College of Business

Why Michael Moore is wrong about capitalism

by Paul H. Schultz

November 5, 2009

Filmmaker Michael Moore's most recent movie blasts capitalism as a failed, even "evil," system. But Moore is wrong on all counts. Not only is capitalism that most efficient economic system, but it encourages ethical behavior, despite what recent failures would lead you to believe. Read More

Should Executives Be Paid Well For Doing Good?

by Thomas Harvey

October 20, 2009

The Chonicle of Philanthropy recently published a report about the salary levels of nonprofit CEOs that suggests they have been compensated generously even while their organizations have suffered decreased donations. But the report took a too-narrow view to accurately portray the real picture. Read More

The Pope and Pay

by Tonia Murphy

October 19, 2009

While the government and private industry debate the various policies and politics of executive pay, Pope Benedict XVI’s latest encyclical reminds us there is the idea of justice to be applied as well. Read More

Service is the enriching element of a Notre Dame education

by Kenneth W. Milani

October 1, 2009

What sets a Notre Dame education apart is its foundational tenet that service to others is a central part of the experience here. And every day, students set examples of service that humble the most ardent business cynic. Read More