Professor Mary Gentile Named a Top Mind of 2017

By Dave Hendrick Darden Professor Mary Gentile has added a new accolade to her list of awards and plaudits.Gentile, author of the influential Giving Voice to Values curriculum, has…

Teaching Business Ethics Through the Lens of the Holocaust

“Without memory, there is no culture. Without memory, there would be no civilization, no society, no future.”~ Elie Wiesel, Nobel Laureate & Holocaust Survivor Professor Mary Gentile Co-Leads…

Professor Bobby Parmar and Darden MBA Students Help Middle School Students Discover the Challenges, and Sweet Rewards, of Business

By Jenny Mead Approximately 40 Darden School second year MBA students went back to middle school recently. Sixth grade, to be exact.In a scenario of MBA student-turned instructor…

Professor Mary Margaret Frank Leads Discussions at 2017 Pay for Success and Social Impact Finance Conference

By Tori Schucheng YangHow can Pay for Success models be used to improve project outcomes? And how can these public-private financing models help foster innovation and positively impact…

Institute for Business in Society Welcomes New Executive Director, Joey Burton

The Institute for Business in Society is pleased to announce its new Executive Director, Joseph (Joey) Burton.Burton arrives from the University of Chicago, where he led the research, operations…

Cases & Courses, Events & Activities, Guest Posts, Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge, Uncategorized

Darden Team Places Second Out of 100+ Competitors at Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge

Guest Post By Zach Ruchman, Michelle Hammer, Stewart Gray and Jess Cornell (MBA ’18)Recently, our Darden MBA team had the opportunity to compete as finalists in the 8th Annual Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge, and came in second place out of over 100 teams from around the world…

By Laura Hennessey Martens-
Events & Activities, Guest Posts, Tri-Sector Leadership, Uncategorized

Global Leadership in Crisis? A Conversation with UVA Deans on Preparing Leaders for the Unique Challenges of the 21st Century

By Joyce Lee and Laura Hennessey MartensModerator: UVA Executive Vice President and Provost Thomas KatsouleasDarden School of Business: Dean Scott BeardsleyUVA School of Law: Dean Risa GoluboffFrank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy: Dean Allan StamWhether addressing humanitarian crises, climate change, or the recent…

By Laura Hennessey Martens-
Events & Activities, Thought Leadership, Tri-Sector Leadership

Event Invitation: Global Leadership in Crisis? A Conversation With UVA Deans on Preparing Leaders for the Unique Challenges of the 21st Century

16 February 2018 at 3 p.m.Abbott Center Auditorium, Darden School of BusinessPresented by the UVA Tri-Sector Leadership Fellows Program Read the full news recap of this event here.How can cross-sector leadership skills help 21st century leaders navigate the complex challenges and disruptive change…

By Laura Hennessey Martens-
Cases & Courses, Events & Activities, Guest Posts, In the News, Thought Leadership

Professor Ed Freeman – The New Story of Business: Towards a More Responsible Capitalism

By Esther Jan We have all heard it before – the predominant negative narrative that businesses are all out to make a buck. That the primary role of business is to maximize profits for shareholders. That most business leaders operate in a “greed is good” paradigm, along with any other number…

By Jordan Hodgkins-
Cases & Courses, Events & Activities, Guest Posts, Thought Leadership

Professor Ed Freeman: It Is Time to Replace the Old Story of Business With a New Narrative

By Esther Jan Commonly referenced as the foremost scholar on stakeholder theory and business ethics, Professor R. Edward Freeman is perhaps best known for his award-winning book, Strategic Management: A Stakeholder Approach, first published in 1984 and reissued in 2010 by Cambridge University Press. Contrary to the traditional view…

By Jordan Hodgkins-
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