Tonight The Hesburgh Lecture Series hosted Fr. Oliver F. Williams, CSC, Director of the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Religious Values in Business in the Mendoza College of Business. He discussed, "Can You Do Well While Doing Good?"
As shared in the event post, many believe that business ethics is an oxymoron. Following the spirit of the famous line, “an ambassador is an honest man lying abroad for the good of his country,”some business leaders conduct their operations as if the bottom line is the only concern. Is it possible to do well while doing good? Fr. Oliver Williams discussed many examples such as 3M, Sumitomo, and Novartis, and how it's possible for a business manager to exhibit superior performance in business and yet be a model of virtue and ethical values. It was a great night of networking and an engaging talk. Here are some wisdom points shared to help educate and enlighten you: