Is focused attention always best? New study reveals when it’s not
Mendoza professor Mike Mannor evaluates the tension between a CEO's ambition and the benefit of maintaining focus when it comes to growing an organization.
The African Lion meets the Fighting Irish: The 2022 Mandela Washington Fellowship at Notre Dame
25 emerging professionals from 17 African countries traveled to the University of Notre Dame for a six-week Leadership in Business Institute, which included sessions led by four Mendoza College of Business professors and other faculty and staff from across campus.
Notre Dame football head coach Marcus Freeman discusses leadership
The Observer covered an event put on by the Mendoza College of Business featuring head football coach Marcus Freeman. Dean Martijn Cremers conducted a Q&A with the coach as part of Mendoza's annual Dean's Lecture Series.
Meet Aesha Browne, mother, wife, engineer & current EMBA student
Right opportunity, right time. Busy mom, wife and industrial engineer Aesha Browne sets her sights higher by going back to school for her EMBA.
Creating pathways to the C-suite for minorities and women
In August 2021, Leon Jackson (EMBA ’19) returned to Mendoza with 21 women and men from underrepresented groups for a three-day immersion in accounting and finance principles as part of the new Diversity in Leadership (DIL) program at Marian University in Indianapolis.
Melissa Jackson and Carol Elliott
New ND online series to explore business’ role in combating civil polarization
The online series "Civil Discourse: Becoming a Better Conversation Partner" focuses on improving civil discourse and strengthening an individual’s ability to speak and listen with empathy in both public and private, and explore tools, frameworks and mindsets to establish common ground with others.
Director retention does not necessarily facilitate post-acquisition firm performance, study shows
New research from management professor John Busenbark calls into question the wisdom of retaining at least one board-level director from an acquired company.
‘Disagreeable’ married men who shirk domestic responsibilities earn more at work, study shows
New research by management professors Brittany Solomon and Cindy Muir Zapata shows that “disagreeable” men in opposite-sex marriages are less helpful with domestic work, allowing them to devote greater resources to their jobs, which results in higher pay.
Charting the course to your calling
What does it mean to have a “calling”? Notre Dame management researcher Matt Bloom visited hundreds of clergy, doctors, teachers and aid workers in 22 countries to find out.