September 13, 2019Hesburgh Lecture to examine Catholic Social Teaching in a business context
On Oct. 7, Father Oliver Williams, C.S.C., will speak on “Catholic Social Thought: A Spirituality for Business Life,” which explores the concept of work as a vocation as outlined in Vatican II’s “Decree on the Apostolate of the Laity.” Williams is a management professor and the director of the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Religious Values in Business.
September 11, 2019Trump is pushing for interest rates of ‘zero or less’ — but do they work?
Finance professor Jeffrey Bergstrand commented in an NBC News article about what has happened in the past when interest rates have been lowered to zero.
September 10, 2019Girls Who Invest
Notre Dame Institute for Global Investing (NDIGI) has partnered with the educational nonprofit Girls Who Invest (GWI)as part of its Women in Finance Initiative. The vision of the nonprofit is to increase the percentage of global investable capital managed by women to 30 percent by 2030.
September 9, 2019Humility Is a Double-Edged Sword for Some Leaders, Study Shows
Research by management professor Cindy Muir (Zapata) was featured on Lab Manager. Muir's research revealed how leaders are perceived by followers and observers when they show humility.
September 5, 2019Generic drug recall research wins best paper award
IT, Analytics and Operations professor Kaitlin Wowak won the 2019 Journal of Operations Management Jack Meredith Best Paper Award, which recognizes significant research published in the journal in the past year.
September 5, 2019Dean’s Speaker Series kicks off with newly retired NetApp vice chairman Tom Mendoza
Recently retired vice chairman of data services and management company NetApp Tom Mendoza's speech at Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business is free and open to the public, and takes place 11 a.m. to noon on September 13 in Mendoza's Jordan Auditorium.
September 4, 2019Forbes: Raiders value jumped $1.5B after Las Vegas relocation talks
Finance professor Richard Sheehan was quoted in a Las Vegas Review-Journal article about the Raiders' relocation to Las Vegas. According to Sheehan it's possible when the novelty wears off and if the team isn't winning that fans will lose interest.
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September 4, 201920% of Big 4-audited IPOs report weaknesses in financial-reporting controls
Market Watch published a piece about an SEC proposal to exempt some development-stage biotech and medical device companies from getting an auditor’s opinion on their internal controls. Commissioner Hester Peirce spoke of her support for the proposal at Mendoza's 2019 CARE conference, saying that investors want their money to go to research and growing the company and not to auditors.
September 3, 2019MBA apps are down but the latest crop of incoming students are really impressive
Forbes wrote a piece about MBA student Father Arthur Joseph Ssembajja, whose profile recently appeared in a Poet's & Quants list of MBA class of 2021 go-getters. According to Forbes, Ssembajja is just one example of the exceptional students who are sacrificing to pursue an MBA.
September 3, 2019New course dovetails with diversity trends
Human Resource Executive wrote a piece on the Women in Leadership course, which was designed to prepare women to build strategic leadership skills, lead effective change, practice ethical decision-making, negotiate and resolve conflict, and build relationships through mentorship and networking.
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