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Rejuvenation at Work:  Leveraging Connections for Employee Engagement

Rejuvenation at Work: Leveraging Connections for Employee Engagement

NDDCEL Staff

Resolutions, diets, the latest exercise routines - we are inundated with “new year, new you” messages each January. This time of year also marks a bit of a reset at work - many of us return to the office after extra time with loved ones over the holidays.

As we consider our priorities and well-being, our work is rightly a key focus. The workplace is where many of us spend most of our time, alongside the people with whom we endeavor to create meaning and impact. The time is right for reevaluation and rejuvenation. And the attention business leaders should pay to their own engagement at work - and that of their employees - is a year-round issue.…

The Courage to Stand Up:  CEO of Deloitte Consulting on Ethical Leadership

The Courage to Stand Up: CEO of Deloitte Consulting on Ethical Leadership

NDDCEL Staff

Skill in enterprise communication, courage to voice values, and willingness to experiment - these are among the "under-appreciated and under-discussed" skills that leaders must embrace for prosperity and impact. 

Dan Helfrich, Chair and CEO of Deloitte Consulting LLP, sat down with us to share his insights on cultivating moral courage, finding balance at work, and how ethical leaders can contribute with impact despite the high velocity of today's changing business landscape. …

Global Good:  Leading Business Amid Challenges in Central Europe

Global Good: Leading Business Amid Challenges in Central Europe

Jessica McManus Warnell

In his 20+ years with Deloitte, most recently as CEO for Poland, Tomasz Konik has put "making an impact that matters" front and center. Poised to assume leadership as CEO of the firm's Central European operations in 2024, he reflects on leading through the adversity of a region in conflict, and building mission-aligned teams across geographic and cultural boundaries.…

Global Good:  Lenses on Ethical Leadership from Japan

Global Good: Lenses on Ethical Leadership from Japan

Colin Linnen (ND ‘25) & Jessica McManus Warnell

What is the role of business in community resilience, as environmental disasters increase in frequency and intensity around the world? Japan - the world's third largest economy - is among the countries most geographically vulnerable to environmental challenges. At the same time, its infrastructure, technology, and innovation position it as an important global example, as countries around the world pursue environmental adaptation

Sports and Ethical Leadership: Views from the Field

Sports and Ethical Leadership: Views from the Field

Jessica McManus Warnell

Like most universities with Division I athletics, Notre Dame doesn’t need to look far to find alumni making their mark in competition after graduation. But sports as an industry is big business - with big challenges, and ever-expanding opportunities for ethical leadership. We sat down with alumni working in the industry along with faculty member and NDDCEL Fellow Professor Brian Levey

Sustainable Energy for a Sustainable Future

Sustainable Energy for a Sustainable Future

NDDCEL Staff

“Isn’t every company a sustainable company?”

 

This is the challenging question posed by Kirsten Higgins, ND ’14, during her insightful interview on the present and future of renewable energy. She expanded on this question noting that as more companies become attuned to the costs—tangible and intangible

A Crystal Clear Opportunity: Transparency Improves Business and Sets Your Firm Apart

A Crystal Clear Opportunity: Transparency Improves Business and Sets Your Firm Apart

Lindsay Paturalski and Jessica McManus Warnell

It’s clear by now that ESG (environmental, social, and governance) factors are part of the 21st century business landscape. You can’t stroll through business or investing sites without coming across the term, but a simple commitment to ESG is not going to be enough for companies to justify their social license to operate. Consumers, especially Gen Z who have considerable market power, have gotten savvy to ‘greenwashing’ and ‘social washing’ by major companies and are demanding more transparency

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The NDDCEL Annual Fall Forum, held at the University of Notre Dame Chicago campus, was a rousing success! We brought together business leaders, researchers, early career professionals, and students for two days of thoughtful engagement on rejuvenation and the connection between personal and social revitalization. Stay tuned for business, teaching, and research materials! To get the latest content sign up for our quarterly newsletter.

 

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On October 12-13 we hosted our invitation-only Annual Fall Forum at the Notre Dame Campus in Chicago. This forum brought together business leaders, researchers, and students for two days of discussion and workshops around themes of burnout, self-care, and sustainability.  Watch for resources available soon!

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