The U.S. military and intelligence community practices exist within a business ethics framework of laws, official policies, and guidance that seeks to protect national interests and provide a scaffolding for individual intelligence agents through decision-making processes. Particularly in times of crisis, intelligence agents must make time-sensitive decisions that often hold ethical consequences. With rapid technological advances in the post-9/11 era, such as the advent and proliferation of drones and the institution of the PRISM program, operatives face new ethical and personal leadership challenges. Whistleblowers Edward Snowden and Chelsea Manning have become public examples of how the intersection of business ethics and crisis management can lead to personal leadership decisions which hold great consequence for national security and personal autonomy. The contemplated research examines such contemporary ethical issues through a triangulation of three research domains, being: business and personal ethics, crisis management, and congruency theory. The contemplated research seeks to uncover themes related to what happens at the intersection of these three research domains set in a technologically advancing intelligence and surveillance network through intelligence agent participatory survey data, interviews, and content analysis of U.S. intelligence and Department of Defense literature.
Affordable & Flexible Monarch Business School is happy to announce the start of the Fully Online Modular MBA Program. The Monarch Modular MBA is an innovative program that allows Candidates to complete a fully online MBA Program in a sequential manner with a great deal of flexibility and with little financial risk. Candidates progress through […]
Monarch Business School is happy to announce the introduction of the Dual PhD / DBA Program. The Dual Professional PhD / Doctor of Business Administration program represents an unique approach to management scholarship. It is specifically formulated to address the requirement of achieving the highest level of integration between the theoretical aspects of a PhD program and the applied nature of the DBA program. The program is meant for top consultants, practicing managers or academics who wish to ensure a well-rounded and holistic understanding of the nexus of management theory and practice. As an integrated program emphasis is placed on the ability of the Candidate to merge and synthesize theory with real world application to push the scholarship in both an academic and applied focus.
Monarch Business School is happy to announce that the October 2018 Doctoral workshop and Symposium will be held at the beautiful Rapperswil Castle on Lake Zurich. The dates of the event are from Monday, October 15th through Thursday, October 18th, 2018. Candidates wishing to attend the event must make their intentions know by submitting the […]
Monarch Business School Switzerland is excited to announce that Mr. Paul Stewart has joined the faculty as academic coach. Paul’s role will be to assist students in completing their academic goals and to become the very best they can be at Monarch.
It is a pleasure for Monarch to welcome Dr. Arijit Maity as a Post-Doctoral Fellow and Associate Professor of Management at Monarch Business School Switzerland. Dr. Maity holds a Ph.D. in Management from the University of Calcutta, India along with an MBA from the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology. He also holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from Visveswariah Technological University. Dr. Maity is also an Associate Professor at the Globsyn Business School in Calcutta, India. His research specialty focus around the areas of Corporate Social Responsibility, Service Management and Entrepreneurship development. He has over a decade of experience within the construction industry at Ramco Cement Ltd., Lafarge India Ltd, Aditya Birla Group and S.S.P. Construction. Dr. Maity is a well published academic with both national and international journal articles. Dr. Maity is also a professional member of the Institute of Engineers, India.
Monarch Business School is happy to announce that the April Doctoral workshop recently held in Pretoria, South Africa was a great success. The purpose of the workshops is to give students the opportunity to present their research in front of their peers and faculty members. The research method is deconstructed and reconstructed in order to improve upon the work. The debates between concerning the methodology used are lively and students themselves assist each other a great deal in improving everyone’s work.
Monarch Business School is happy to announce that it is reintroducing the Dean’s Scholarship provision for applicants from OECD developing countries. The Dean’s Scholarship is named in honor of Dr. Lee Dahringer, former Dean of the Faculty at Monarch Business School and presently Professor Emeritus.
The historically high Foreign Direct Investment inflows into China has been one of the principal drivers of economic growth, developing China into the world’s second largest economy by nominal Gross Domestic Product (Chung & Bruton, 2008; Worldbank, 2017). The Chinese business context, which is considered challenging by investing European companies, is undergoing structural reform, complicating the determination to perform FDI (EKN, 2016; EU CoC, 2016). The contemplated research examines the above through an analysis of the seminal literature from Strategic Decision-Making Theory, Market Entry Theory and Foreign Direct Investment Theory. An attempt to construct a new conceptual model or framework that better integrates theory with praxis is the ultimate goal of the research. In particular, the research will examine the impact of determinants of the strategic decision-making process on market entry by Dutch companies through a triangulation research approach including: a literature review, content analysis of government policy and interviewing of selected individuals from Dutch companies’, (semi-)government, China-based Chambers of Commerce.
Monarch Business School Switzerland is happy to announce that 3rd year Doctoral Candidate Gerard Bruijl has assumed a lectureship position at NMIT in New Zealand within their Master of Applied Management program. Within the NMIT program Prof. Bruijl, MBA, B.Comm. will be teaching “Critical Issues in Management “and “International Strategic Management” courses within semesters 1, 3 and 5 of the program. Prof. Bruijl will be building upon his knowledge gained within the Doctor of Applied Management program at Monarch. Prof. Bruijl helps to demonstrate the value of the Monarch doctoral program in preparing professors for eventual teaching positions. The Faculty, Administrators and fellow candidates wish him the very best in his role as academic professor.