Mendoza School of Business


  • July 6, 2020
    Incoming CEOs with premium pay packages perform accordingly, study shows

    A study by management professors Adam Wowak and Craig Crossland found CEOs who are paid more than the going rate during their first two years on the job tend to perform more effectively over the rest of their tenure.

    Shannon Roddel

  • March 10, 2020
    ND business experts on: Coronavirus

    Jeffrey Bergstrand, professor of finance, James O'Rourke, professor of management, and Kaitlin Wowak, assistant professor of information technology, analytics, and operations, provide insight into aspects of how the COVID-19 epidemic has unfolded, as health officials brace for the virus to spread within the United States.

    Shannon Roddel

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    July 5, 2019
    Enlist your employees in crafting grand goals that produce big wins

    Management and Organization's Mike Crant was interviewed for an Investor's Business Daily story on employee goal-setting. According to Crant employees don't always buy in when managers set goals for them.

    Investor's Business Daily

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    May 21, 2019
    Concerns often not offered or accepted in close employee-manager relationships, study shows

    Research has long suggested that strong relationships between managers and employees lead to positive outcomes, including employees feeling safe to speak up and take risks. But new research from the University of Notre Dame shows that employees may not want to sacrifice social capital with their leader by voicing concerns.

    Shannon Roddel

  • December 11, 2018
    Research: When overconfidence Is an asset, and when it’s a liability

    Harvard Business Review published a piece on Nathan Meikle…

    Harvard Business Review

  • November 8, 2018
    Series brings nonprofits leaders, top researchers together around program evaluation

    The four-part Fall Nonprofit Breakfast Series concluded Oct. 26 with a collaborative discussion of quantitative and qualitative approaches to program evaluation.

    Erin Blasko

  • October 29, 2018
    Commentary: Why good businesspeople do bad things

    Business ethics professor Joseph Holt reflected on the recent conviction of an Adidas exec and two others on fraud charges in a commentary piece published in the Chicago Tribune.

    Joseph Holt

  • October 25, 2018
    Psychopaths may not be as useful in leadership as you think — and women are often punished for dark traits while men are rewarded

    Business Insider featured Management & Organization professor Charlice Hurst's research in a roundup of studies about psychopaths in the workplace. Lead author Charlice Hurst, an assistant professor of management in Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business, said that this is harmful in the long run because it could enable people who are likely to "perpetuate abusive cultures."…

    Business Insider

  • October 19, 2018
    Notre Dame Stories: Confidence, building

    In this episode: Confidence, building. New research from Mendoza College of Business on confidence says nonverbal cues can help people avoid the social penalties of overconfidence. And, a collaboration between Notre Dame’s School of Architecture and the City of South Bend shows how buildings from the past can help plan for the future.…

    Andy Fuller

  • October 17, 2018
    Notre Dame’s new one-year graduate business degree focuses on nonprofit leadership

    The U.S. nonprofit workforce ranks third in size among the 18 major U.S. industries, behind only retail trade and manufacturing. The sector includes a dynamic array of industries, from health care and education, to social services and the arts. And many economic experts foresee strong job growth in the future, as nonprofit sector sees increasing demand for vital services.…

    Carol Elliott