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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
This study was undertaken with the objective to understand Strategic Human Resource Management (SHRM) practice in domestic enterprises (DEs) and multinational enterprises (MNEs) in the country context of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).
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 […]
Organizations seeking expansion for their operations in China have a number of options to facilitate business development. Both domestic and foreign invested companies consider branch offices to be a popular investment vehicle for fast expansion in China due to their comparable low incorporation requirements including no capital requirements and easy maintenance, but allow for a formal representation. The information in this publication is not exhaustive, but aims to provide entrepreneurs with an in-depth understanding of the purposes China based branch offices serve the advantages and limitations of the different types of branch offices and set-up of the administrative organization.
Monarch is happy to announce that the recent Doctoral workshop and defense period held at the Rapperswil Castle on Lake Zurich was a great success. Over 30 doctoral participants were present along with a large group of possessors. During the the week long event doctoral candidates presented their research and had the opportunity to be critiqued by faculty and their fellow candidates. The process enabled many of the candidates to move forward rapidly in their research design. Great fun was had by all and lots of learning took place.