Ask More of Business

Asking More Commentary: Perspectives from Mendoza College of Business

Five factors that will affect world development

by Leo Burke

November 5, 2010

Global growth must address five critical variables in order to ensure better lives for the human community. Read More

The future of food

by Scott James

October 19, 2010

Notre Dame alum Scott James, ND MBA '99, talks about sustainability concerns surrounding food production and distribution, and how the system needs to change. Read More

Re-educating b-schools: An update on the PRME initiative

by Carolyn Y. Woo

July 1, 2010

B-schools are making progress in addressing social responsibility, but corporate leaders have roles to play, too. 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

Peace Through Commerce Part I: The new role for business

by Oliver F. Williams, CSC

December 4, 2009

The traditional role of business to produce wealth for stakeholders is expanding. The new paradigm is for businesses to dedicate their considerable leadership skills and resources toward solving some of society's most intractable problems. Read More

"Castaways" find help in an Afghan school for the deaf

by Carolyn Y. Woo

August 24, 2009

During her recent visit to Afghanistan and Pakistan, Mendoza College Dean Carolyn Y. Woo visited a school for the deaf. Read More

Huts and Water: Providing relief to those fleeing Swat Valley

by Carolyn Y. Woo

August 19, 2009

Nearly 3 million people were displaced in the Swat Valley, Pakistan, due to fighting between the Pakistani military and the Taliban. Fleeing to the Mardan District, many were forced to live without proper shelter or access to water. During her recent travels to the country, Dean Carolyn Woo visited CRS-sponsored relief efforts. Read More

Poverty and hope both found in Afghanistan

by Carolyn Y. Woo

August 17, 2009

Carolyn Y. Woo, dean of the Mendoza College of Business, recently traveled through Afghanistan and Pakistan to observe the efforts of Catholic Relief Services to support entrepreneurship and education in these struggling countries. Read More