Research: Anti-Poverty Strategies: An Investigation of Northern Nigeria

Poverty and poverty reduction are prominent topics of discussion at international development meetings. Despite the existence of both private and public initiatives to combat it, over 1 billion people still live in extreme poverty, about half of whom are in sub-Saharan African countries (MDG, 2015). Poverty Global Practice, a poverty policy monitoring and evaluation unit of the World Bank, indicates that, for countries in Africa, poverty continues to rise because anti-poverty policies fail to reduce poverty (PGP, 2016), a view shared by the literature on poverty reduction in Africa (Dagusta, 2007; McCloskey, 2015). It has been suggested that more comprehensive and coordinated methods could help anti-poverty programmes overcome some of the major challenges to alleviating global poverty (Ravallion, 2016). In line with this suggestion, the proposed research examines the potential of sustainable anti-poverty strategies through the triangulation of three research domains: multidimensional poverty, family functioning, and social justice theories.

The Difference Between PhD and DBA Explained

Being a graduate business school we are often asked what exactly is the difference between a PhD and a DBA degree or program. In general, the two degrees are typically considered equivalent from an academic rigor standpoint. They both must satisfy the requirement for originality. And both can be used for teaching purposes. However, there are some important distinctions that should be kept in mind.

Post-Doctoral Candidate Dr. Shaid Rasool

It is a pleasure for the Administration to introduce Dr. Shahid Rasool, a Post-Doctoral Fellow in Corporate Social Responsibility and Global Business Ethics. He holds a Ph.D. in Marketing from the University of Malaysia Sarawak as well as a Master of Science and MBA in Marketing from Mohammad Ali Jinnah University in Pakistan. He also […]

Research: An Examination of the Implementation of the Common Market Protocol In East Africa

The East African Community (EAC) marks one among many of the attempts of East African countries to unite. The contemplated research intends to analyze the hindrances to the CMP’s full adoption through theories of international trade, regional integration and economic growth. The ultimate goal of the contemplated research is to construct a new conceptual model or framework that better explains the implementation of the EAC Common market protocol.

Student Focus: Meshack Zwelibanzi Dlamini – PhD/DBA Dual Degree In Business Strategy

Mr. Meshack Zwelibanzi Dlamini is a Combined PhD/DBA Business Strategy Dual Degree Program Candidate. He holds a Master in Business Leadership and an Honours Bachelor of Administration in Industrial Psychology from the University of South Africa as well as a Bachelor of Administration from the University of the North. He has also completed the Executive Human Resource Programme at the University of Stellenbosch and the Advanced Labour Law programme at UNISA. At present, he holds the position of Executive Director for Human Resources at the University of South Africa. Prior to that, he held the position of Senior Director of Human Resources and Development at Mangosuthu University of Technology.

Student Focus: Ryan Kok Kan Li – PhD Behavioral Finance

Mr. Ryan Kok Kan Li is a Doctoral transfer student from Leicester University in the UK. Mr. Li is a Professional PhD in Behaviour Finance Candidate. He holds a Master of Business Administration with Distinction from the University of Iowa, USA and a Master of Finance with Distinction from the University of Manchester, UK. He […]

Professor Stewart Discusses Being The CEO Of Your Life – Part 1

When we think of leadership, our thoughts may go to examples such as the heads of large organizations or to community figures that have historically impacted our society. We might point to others saying they are our leader through an accepted way of thinking or to simply avoid responsibility. But do we consider our self to be a leader regardless of our role, age or status? This series will explore the opportunity we all have to be the leader and what it takes to become and to live from the understanding that we are all the CEO of our life.

Student Focus: Jonathan Cole – PhD in Cyber Security

Monarch Business School is happy to welcome Mr. Jonathan Cole to the Professional PhD program in Cyber Secuirty. Mr. Cole holds a M.Sc. in Cyber Security and Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology /Asian Studies from the University of Maryland University College. He also holds an Associate of Arts in Italian Studies also from the University […]

Prof. Lutsenko Edits Book WIth Springer

Monarch Business School Switzerland is happy to announce that Prof. Anastasiia Lutsenko, Professor of Management, is a contributing editor on a new release with Springer. Her research focuses on the nexus of entrepreneurial orientation, learning orientation, and human resource management. She has also been a visiting researcher at York University (Canada) and is presently working on the innovation research project sponsored by the National Academy of Science of Ukraine.

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