Faculty in the Media

GE’s leadership problem goes beyond its CEO

Knowledge@Wharton

Management professor Tim Hubbard recently participated in a Knowledge@Wharton podcast about General Electric's decision to replace CEO John Flannery.

“I don’t think a lot of the time they disagreed necessarily with the decisions [Flannery made], but once the decisions were made, the pace of change wasn’t keeping up with their expectations,” said Tim Hubbard, management professor at the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, also on the Knowledge@Wharton radio show.

How closures of local newspapers increase local government borrowing costs

Brookings Institution

Notre Dame finance professor Paul Gao and two colleagues from the University of Illinois at Chicago are presenting their research on the impact of newspaper closures on government costs at the Brookings Institution's 2018 Municipal Finance Conference this week. He and colleagues Chang Lee and Dermot Murphy of the University of Illinois at Chicago co-wrote "Financing Dies in Darkness? The Impact of Newspaper Closures on Public Finance." Read the blog post Brookings published on their research

I’m a Biblical scholar. It’s clear that Jeff Sessions needs a Bible lesson

Joseph Holt

Business ethics professor Joseph Holt, a former Jesuit priest, wrote a commentary piece for Fortune on Attorney General Jeff Sessions' use of scripture to defend the Trump administration's immigration policies. 

Joseph Holt

In the ancient command, “Justice, justice shall you pursue” (Deuteronomy 16:20), the Hebrew word that is translated as “justice” is tzedek. I found when studying biblical languages that most of the time the English translation of the underlying Hebrew or Greek words accurately conveys the meaning of the original text. But there is no word in English that captures the rich and full meaning of tzedek.