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A Man Looking at an Urban Horizon

Perfections, Powers, and Excellence

Alexandre Havard, founder of the Virtuous Leadership Institute, joined Dr. Karel Sovak, Dean of the Gary Tharaldson School of Business, to discuss virtue, business, and education.

Alexandre Havard
Dr. Karel Sovak
Apr 22, 2021
Two business students studying notes

Building Culture and Institutionalizing Mission-Driven Business Education

If we are serious about the Catholic mission and identity of business education, we must evaluate how its commitments are operationalized, especially amongst the teaching faculty.

Dr. Michael J. Naughton
Apr 22, 2021
University students studying

The State of Business Education at Catholic Universities

Few Catholic universities integrate a Catholic vision into their business programs, and few theologians have engaged questions of business.

Dr. Michael J. Naughton
Apr 15, 2021
A Notebook in an Auditorium

An Integrating Vision of Business Education at Catholic Universities

For a Catholic business school to engage its mission and identity fully, a conviction in the unity of knowledge and the complementarity of faith and reason must play a central role.

Dr. Michael J. Naughton
Apr 8, 2021
Business Education

Catholic Social Teaching in Business Education

The infusion of Catholic Social Teaching into business education programs contributes to the formation of virtuous leaders capable of bringing the Gospel to bear on all aspects of life.

Dr. Karel Sovak
Mar 18, 2021
The University of Toronto and Toronto Skyline

Institutionalizing a Catholic Culture in Professional Schools

The mission drift experienced by so many Catholic professional schools is rarely intentional, and the proper response is to institutional mission.

Dr. Michael J. Naughton
Dec 22, 2020
A hiker overlooks a cloud-filled valley

Schola et Labora

Dr. Michael J. Naughton and Msgr. James P. Shea discussed the importance of leisure for human flourishing and its relationship with work, as well as Dr. Naughton's book on this subject.

Dr. Michael J. Naughton
Msgr. James P. Shea
Dec 4, 2020
A Man with a Messenger Bag and a Book

How Virtuous Capitalism Reins in Selfishness

Once we grasp the distinction between selfishness and self-interest, we are able to see that virtuous capitalism is directed to serving the needs of others and assisting in human flourishing.

Dr. Karel Sovak
Dec 4, 2020