Ask More of Business

Asking More Commentary: Perspectives from Mendoza College of Business

Newsweek might have gone digital, but the magazine industry isn’t dead

by James S. O'Rourke

January 10, 2013

Despite the rise of digital media, print magazines still have a future. Read More

Why Encyclopaedia Britannica Mattered

by James S. O'Rourke

March 15, 2012

Encyclopaedia Britannica may seem anachronistic, but there are good reasons to mourn its exit from publishing. Read More

Not rain, sleet or even the Internet should stop the mail

by James S. O'Rourke

September 7, 2011

Even though technology has taken the place of traditional mail for many, the USPS still provides a much-needed service, and a lot of jobs. Read More

Trust is ephemeral: Part II

by James S. O'Rourke

August 12, 2009

The recent scandals have caused a significant breach in the public's trust in capitalism, resulting in a stronger faith in government to provide basic services than private enterprise. For that to change, business leaders must put their moral and ethical principles into practice, both personally and professionally. Read More

Trust is ephemeral

by James S. O'Rourke

August 1, 2009

In view of recent untrustworthy behavior on the part of businesses, ranging from the Enron scandal of 2001 to the more recent Madoff and Stanford Financial schemes, people have more reasons than ever to be distrustful of businesses and the people who run them. Read More