Running a social enterprise can be difficult, but Dawn Harris has crafted a plan to help out. Her findings, published in a leading Jesuit academic journal, provide a blueprint for growth so that companies like Solar Sisters in Uganda can achieve their important social missions—in this case, keeping combustible lamps out of children's reach.
What separates social enterprises from normal businesses? Professors Uğur Uygur and Alexei Marcoux have come up with a clear line of distinction. “It’s something more than having a social benefit flowing from business,” Marcoux says, “because just about all businesses have some kind of social benefit flowing from them.”
How can you keep your business afloat during turbulent times? Finance Professor Abol Jalilvand offers three do-or-die tips.
If you think your teachers never fail—think again. Human Resources Professor Suzy Fox had her work rejected five years straight before finally landing on top. Her journey from F to A+.
Dismantle the eurozone? Inside the mind of the Quinlan professor who is moving this bold idea forward.
Abol Jalilvand and Sung Min Kim analyze and confront the overall insufficiency in innovation and technological advancement in the US energy sector. LEARN MORE
Six-pack abs! Bikini models! Hot tubs! Get real, say most men, according to new research that shows your "typical dude," as portrayed in advertising, is not so typical at all.
Professors Clifford Shultz and Mine Cinar discuss their experiences in Egypt just before the country's first free elections.
Research from Professor Dow Scott offers advice for weathering the storm as the job market opens up.
Marketing professor Joan Phillips explains why negative ad campaigns are popular in politics.
Natalie Miknaitis didn't study business before coming to Loyola to get her MBA. But once she started the program, she found a way to turn her passion for green living into a $2,000 scholarship.