Primary File Info
Laudato Si' in Action: Business as a Vocation Promoting the Common Good
Angela M. Senander
September 10, 2019
Africa, Asia - Pacific, Europe, Latin & South America, North America
Ethics & Social Justice, Strategy & General Management
Laudato Si', Ignatian, Jesuit, transformative business education, Common Good
This article examines the potential for Laudato Si' to play a more formative role in Jesuit business education and describes a course that puts Laudato Si' into action. lgnatian spirituality is evident in Laudato Si' as it challenges businesspeople to reflect deeply on their business vocation and respond to a call to discipleship. The lgnatian pedagogy reflected in the structure of Laudato Si' provides a model for transformative business education rooted in experiential learning, reflected on theologically and ethically, and focused on serving the common good through both public policy and personal practices.