Research: Multilateral Negotiations: The Emerging Negotiating Model In The International Labour Organization

The negotiating model or framework adopted at the formation of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in 1919 placed the representatives of workers and employers on an equal footing with government representatives in decision making (Maupain 2013). The tripartite arrangement makes the ILO a unique agency within the United Nations system (Simpson, 1994). However, the configuration of the government group evolved during and after the cold war resulting in complex multi- layers of negotiating units (Newman et al, 2006; Muldoon et al; 2010; Hampson & Heinbecker 2011). Furthermore, there are issues around the “paper” balance of power between governments and social partners in the negotiation processes let alone the representativeness of those that negotiate on behalf of the workers and employers (Thomas, 1996; Muldoon et al, 2010; Standing, 2010). The contemplated research will explore and analyse the inter-actor relationships and the attributes of the negotiating model or framework in the ILO

Monarch Continues Its KIVA Support In Q3

Monarch Business School is happy to make available the Kiva Micro loan report for Q3, 2019. Monarch continued its support of the Kiva network by expanding its loan to over 122 to entrepreneurs in developing countries with 84% going to females and 16% going to males. The major loans sectors include: agriculture, education and retail. […]

Dr. Keller Presents Research Paper At The Western Business & Management Research Conference In France

It is with pleasure that Monarch Business School Announces that Dr. Gary Keller has recently presented his latest research paper at the The Western Business & Management International Research Conference In Dijon, France on September, 20-21, 2019. The research is entitled: “Comparing the Total Activity Rates and Grade Outcomes of Students at a Rural University: A One Year Analysis”.

Research: Workforce Engagement of Generation Z

Managers have to ensure the engagement of four different generational groups as part of the workforce. The conflict between generations and its negative impact on workforce productivity, company progress and overall advancement has long been acknowledged. The millennial problem, which refers to the set of ideas that the individuals born between 1975 and 2000 are ill-fit for the work environment, is correlated with an ambiguity surrounding Generation Z; There is a lack of information about the generational groups born after Millienials, from 1995 to 2009. Therefore, ensuring an operationally functional work environment is believed to be problematic and difficult. The contemplated research intends to examine the values, work condition inclinations and preferred managerial style of Generation Z employees.

Dr. Panchali Das Post-Doctoral Candidate Joins Monarch

Dr. Panchali Das is a Post-Doctoral Fellow and Doctor of Literature Candidate. She holds a PhD in Business Administration from the Faculty of Commerce, Gauhati University, India. She also holds an MBA from School of Management Sciences, Central University, Tezpur, Assam, India and a Bachelor of Arts in English from Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi University, New Delhi, India. She has completed the faculty development program at the Indian Institute of Management (IIMA) in Ahmedabad, India. She has been an Assistant Professor & Coordinator for the BBA Program in Marketing at the Emirates College for Management & Information Technology in Dubai, UAE. She has been a Lecturer and Assistant Professor in the past at: Rai Business School; the Institute of Information Technology and Management; and the Apeejay Institute of Mass Communication in New Delhi. As an active researcher she has many published papers in academic journals as well as papers accepted and published at various academic conferences.

The Importance Of ISO Certification For Academic Organizations

Monarch Business School is Triple Certified By ISO International. Being a business school Monarch recognized early on the importance of ISO certification in establishing the value of the programs on offer. Recognized in 163 countries by businesses, governments and organizations of all types, the ISO certification provides a global evaluation standard that students can look to with confidence. With the recent ISO certification of AACSB (The Association To Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, USA) one of the premiere business school accreditation agencies in the USA this viewpoint is further reinforced. In the article below, Dr. Keller, Professor of Management at Monarch Business School Switzerland provides a more in-depth review of the importance and value of the ISO Certification for academic institutions.

MBA Candidate Jenny Tran’s Research Paper Accepted For Publication At The DSI 50th Annual Conference in New Orleans

It is a pleasure for Monarch to announce that a recent research paper by MBA Candidate Jenny Tran entitled: “Achieving Blue Ocean Strategy by Operations Management” has been accepted for publication in the Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute 50th Annual Conference for 2019 at New Orleans in November. Ms. Tran researched her paper under the watchful direction of Dr. Barin Nag, Professor of Operations Management at Monarch. We wish Ms. Tran the very best in presenting her paper and we are proud of her accomplishment.

Monarch Graduate Dr. Ng’Andu Appointed Zambian Minister of Finance

Monarch Business School Switzerland is proud to announce that Monarch Graduate Dr. Bwalya Ng’Andu has been appointed Minister of Finance for Zambia. The announcement was made public on the 15th of July, 2019. Monarch wishes Dr. Ng’Andu the very best in his new position and we are confident that Dr. Ng’Andu’s academic and professional experience will be a great asset to the ministry and government. Markets have reacted positively to his appointment as reported by Bloomberg.

Research: Programme Management Strategies For Improved Delivery Of Major Construction Activities

In the current business climate with aggressive competition and increasing demands for improved performance and profits, sustainable growth strategies are key to any successful programme delivery. Successful programmes invariably occur as a result of effective and strong leadership by those who truly understand the programme environment as well as the challenges and the opportunities that are created. A programme is defined as a temporary, flexible organisation created to coordinate, direct and oversee the implementation of a set of related projects and activities in order to deliver outcomes and benefits related to the strategic objectives of the organisation. Programmes are generally about delivering change with a series of outcomes and these are invariably interlinked. The contemplated research examines programme management strategies for improved delivery of major construction activities of large projects in both Europe and the Middle Eastern regions. This is achieved through a triangulation of three research domains, namely: sustainability theory, strategy in programme management theory and stakeholder management theory. The contemplated research seeks to formulate a new model or framework that defines programme management strategies for the delivering of major construction activities.

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