Ask More of Business

Asking More Commentary: Perspectives from Mendoza College of Business

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

Peace Through Commerce: Business as a vocation

by Oliver F. Williams, CSC

December 17, 2009

In this second part of his "Peace Through Commerce" commentary, Oliver Williams, CSC, discusses how the broadening values of business leaders and employees is leading to a broadening of values of capitalism to include social responsibility. Read More