ERIC Number: EJ1032103
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Abstractor: As Provided
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Charism and Commerce: Business Education in the Mercy Context
Eisenhauer, Joseph G.
Journal of Catholic Higher Education, v33 n1 p93-117 Win 2014
This article explores the current and historical importance of business to the Mercy ministries, and the ways in which business programs at Mercy colleges and universities exemplify and promote their charism. Mission statements, faculty and staff development activities, research, curricular and extracurricular initiatives, community service, and alumni/alumnae engagement are examined using survey results and publicly available information. Examples of best practices in each category are highlighted.
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Higher Education, Institutional Mission, Church Related Colleges, Catholic Schools, Altruism, Religious Factors, Consciousness Raising, Spiritual Development, Service Learning, Advisory Committees, Alumni
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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