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Faculty | Oct 23, 2017 |

With ‘Humanistic’ Management Framework, Scholar Foresees Solution to World Crises

By Tanisia Morris Note: This story was originally published in the Fordham Newsroom and was re-published here on GabelliConnect. What’s the harm in using management practices that are merely concerned with profit-making? For Michael Pirson, a scholar of humanistic management, …

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Featured Events | Apr 15, 2016 |

Cordes: Always ask, ‘How can I help you?’

When Ron Cordes, along with a group of academics and philanthropists, walked into a school in a Kenyan village in 2007, he immediately came to his own conclusions about how to fix the facility. Get rid of the dirt floors. Put …

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Featured Events | Apr 07, 2016 |

April 12 panel to address empathy, humility in leadership

It’s a common belief that business leaders must be ruthless, focused only on shareholder optimization and profit, but a growing movement in commerce seeks to dispel that notion. Leaders, say those who advocate for a new approach, can succeed with …

Faculty
Faculty | Feb 01, 2016 |

Pirson honored for work to reframe purpose of business

Michael Pirson’s efforts to reshape global businesses as catalysts for improving society and solving some of its ills have brought him a new honor and responsibility. Pirson, an associate professor of management systems at the Gabelli School of Business, has …

Faculty
Faculty | Nov 06, 2015 |

Pirson to address gathering at World Bank

Associate Professor Michael Pirson will address a gathering at the World Bank in Washington, D.C., on November 9 as part of the organization’s Internal Justice Week. Pirson will also talk with Yvonne Tsikata, the chief of staff to World Bank …

Faculty
Faculty | Oct 20, 2015 |

HuffPost features students urging action on climate change

Fordham students have a message for corporate America: Change the way you do business and make sustainability a priority in order to combat climate change. Several students joined Huffington Post to make a video (scroll down for player!) calling out corporate CEOs and demanding …

Undergraduate
Undergraduate | Oct 05, 2015 |

Students to have a say in the future of electric cars

Today’s students already have the mindset for new models of urban mobility. Now they will get a chance to have their voices heard in the next levels of sustainability innovation. A social innovation practicum, in which BMW is joining with …

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Featured Events | Sep 21, 2015 |

Panel: Pope’s warnings on climate change a moral charge

Hunter Lovins, a well-known environmentally focused entrepreneur and advocate, has news for us: We are already in a climate crisis. Enough talk about what might happen in the future (though that’s important, she says). There is plenty occurring right now that …

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Featured Events | Sep 04, 2015 |

Author to Gabelli School freshmen: ‘Build things that you love’

David Bornstein – author, New York Times blogger and entrepreneurial journalist – told Gabelli School of Business freshmen during a Sept. 2 lecture about his recent experience sitting on a beach while thinking about his work and its impact. That’s …

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Featured Events | Sep 03, 2015 |

Panel will debate pope’s views on climate change on Sept. 17

Pope Francis, in his encyclical Laudato Si, calls for “a new and universal solidarity” to deal with a planet imperiled by a lack of attention to its ecological state. The encyclical by the lightning-rod Argentinian, elected in 2013 to lead …

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