February 22, 2021Annual Mendoza, Deloitte Center Ethics Week focuses on empathy
The Observer covered the 24th annual Ethics Week presentations and discussions that focused on this year’s theme: Beginning with Empathy: Listening and Learning from Others.
January 29, 2021Lecture series looks at the problem of truth in the age of deepfakes
Fakery certainly isn’t a new concept, but in the past few years, the phenomenon of the “deepfake” has taken the practice of disinformation to a whole new — and often scary — level. The University of Notre Dame’s Ten Years Hence Speaker Series will explore “News, Fake News and Deep Fakes. How Do We Know […]
October 7, 2020Is Big Tech too big? Focus should be on consumers, not firm size, expert says
The House Judiciary Committee said Big Tech companies have abused their monopoly power, but James Otteson, the John T. Ryan Jr. Professor of Business Ethics at the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business takes a different view.
July 21, 2020Walmart’s decision to close on Thanksgiving, give bonuses will pay off and catch on, expert says
James Otteson, professor of business ethics at the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business, believes Walmart’s decision will pay off and that other companies will follow its lead.
July 1, 2020The Technology 202: IBM and Notre Dame team up on new tech ethics lab
The University of Notre Dame unveiled a new Tech Ethics Lab with the backing of IBM, which will conduct research on some of the most pressing dilemmas confronting the field.
March 25, 2020How to prioritize ethical leadership amid the pandemic
Three insights that approach crises as opportunities for ethical leadership, not opportunism. As COVID-19 crept toward Chattanooga, Tennessee, Matt Colvin and his brother Noah saw a business opportunity. They drove more than a thousand miles to small, rural towns, buying up all the hand sanitizer they could find. Matt Colvin listed the bottles on Amazon, […]
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December 20, 20192019’s best books for ethical leaders
The Notre Dame Deloitte Center for Ethical Leadership offers a list of the best new books on the topic of ethics that bridge the worlds of business and academia.
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December 6, 2019Yes, ethics can be taught.
A new study by accountancy professor Zachary Kowaleski provides an evidence-based answer to a question that is both a timely—and timeless—question, as illustrated by NBC’s hit TV show The Good Place.
July 23, 2019Lily Tomlin joins PETA campaign aimed at FCA over Iditarod dog race
Management & Organization associate teaching professor Joseph Holt was interviewed in a USA Today article about PETA's protests to Chrysler over a dealership's sponsorship of the Iditarod race. Holt said, "I do believe it's reasonable for PETA to pressure the parent company. Members of the public often don't make the fine distinction the law makes between acts of the franchisee and acts of the franchisor."
June 24, 2019Resoundingly Human – Ethics in analytics and data science
Associate teaching professor of Information, Technology, Analytics and Operations Scott Nestler was interviewed for an episode of the INFORMS podcast "Resoundingly Human," where he speaks to ethics in analytics and data science.