June 14, 2019Notre Dame president co-signs climate change accords
Executives from among the world’s leading energy producers and investors concluded two days of Vatican-sponsored dialogue on energy transition, with — for the first time — most signing statements of support for carbon pricing and disclosures on climate change risk. Carolyn Woo, former dean of the Mendoza College of Business at Notre Dame, and Leo Burke, professor emeritus of management, spearheaded efforts on behalf of the Vatican and Notre Dame to encourage the energy industry and its investors on a path toward energy transition.
Notre Dame Office of Public Affairs and Communications
June 13, 2019Could Japan be Trump’s next trade war victim?
Finance professor Jeffrey Bergstrand was quoted in an NBC article about the economic impact President Trump's policies may have on Japan. According to Bergstrand Japan used to be 67 percent of the US economy and is now about 40 percent due to Japan's slower growth rate.
June 7, 2019A name change for Mendoza’s undergraduate IT major
The change is intended to better describe what Business Technology students actually study, and to emphasize the strategic importance of so many diverse digital technologies to businesses. It also differentiates the major from the IT, Analytics, and Operations Department's other major, Business Analytics.
June 6, 2019Taking Social Security numbers public could fix our data breach crisis
Mike Chapple, associate teaching professor of information technology, analytics and operations, wrote an op ed for CNN business about a data breach suffered by the American Medical Collection Agency that exposed the personal information of millions of patients, including Social Security numbers, bank information, and medical records. Chapple says this isn't something new and one way to break the cycle might be to publish all active Social Security numbers.
June 5, 2019Mendoza research lab seeking participants for business research
Primary research — surveys, interviews, observations and ethnographic data — is vital to developing greater understanding of human behavior in business. To better study work-related behavior, assistant professor of management Timothy Hubbard and other Mendoza researchers are seeking help from members of the public to participate in various research studies being conducted by the Mendoza Behavioral Lab (MLB).
June 4, 2019Age-friendly universities are finally here
There are now 51 colleges and universities around the world that are part of what’s known as the Age-Friendly University Global Network. While Notre Dame is not a member, the University offers the Inspired Leadership Initiative, which allows retirees to come to Notre Dame for a year, take classes and discern what they want to do in their retirement, and was co-founded by Mendoza management professor Chris Stevens.
May 31, 2019After the flood of IPOs? Next come the shareholder lawsuits
Lyft and Eventbrite are among the crop of newly public companies facing litigation after their IPOs. The risk factors sections for S-1 filings have grown larger in the last 20 years in an attempt to avoid lawsuits. Finance professor Timothy Loughran is quoted in an article for Inc., saying, "Painting a pessimistic picture of what could happen in the future can only help in the event of a lawsuit."
May 22, 2019Executive compensation: Is it corrupted?
Bernard J. Hank Professor of Finance and Dean of Mendoza Martijn Cremers' co-authored research paper was published on the Columbia Law School's blog on corporations and the capital markets.
The CLS Blue Sky Blog
May 22, 2019Study shows concerns often not offered or accepted in close employee-manager relationships
"Who Says There's a Problem? Preferences on the Sending and Receiving of Prohibitive Voice" is forthcoming in Human Relations from Charlice Hurst, assistant professor of management and organization, and Ken Kelley, Edward F. Sorin Society Professor of IT, Analytics, and Operations in Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business. The study examined when employees engage in prohibitive voice and when leaders listen.
May 21, 2019Mendoza Dean Martijn Cremers delivers the 2019 undergraduate commencement speech
On Sunday, May 19, 2019 Mendoza’s undergraduate class heard from Mendoza Dean Martijn Cremers and fellow speaker Peggy Noonan, speechwriter for President Ronald Reagan, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the Wall Street Journal and author of five New York Times best-sellers. Watch the diploma ceremony here or read a transcript of Dean Cremers’ speech below. Congratulations […]