Larry L. Luing School of Business
Faculty Accomplishments

Kwaku Ampadu-Nyarkoh, Ph.D., Christian Ehiobuche, Ph.D., and Solomon Nyaanga, Ph.D., all Management, are co-authors of “A Strategic Management Option for Business in Developing Countries,” which was published in the International Journal of Arts and Sciences (Volume 6, Number 2).

Pauline Assenza, D.P.S., Management, Larry L. Luing School of Business, presented “The Identity Salience of Professionals: Multiple Identities and Intrinsic Needs” at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting in Boston, MA.

Anthony Avallone, D.I.B.A., Online Chair, Business, Larry L. Luing School of Business, presented “Cultural Immersion – Then Reversion: The Experience of Expatriates in Ukraine” at the Third Annual American Business Research Conference at Adelphi University.

Rahul Bedi, Ph.D., Associate Chair, Management, presented “Leveraging MOOCs in a Flipped Classroom: An Experiment” at the 10th Annual NJEDge.Net Conference in Plainsboro, NJ. Dr. Bedi also presented “Corporate Governance Bundles in Emerging Markets: Do they Matter?” at the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, in Cambridge, England. In addition, Dr. Bedi was elected to the Board of the International Consortium for Coaching in Organizations (ICCO). The ICCO is a global dialogue and research community of organizations and professionals dedicated to excellence in organizational coaching.

Darshan Desai, Ph.D., Management, Larry L. Luing School of Business, is the author of “Engaging Customers in the Emerging Countries: Is that Different?” which has been accepted for publication in the International Journal of Strategic Change Management. Dr. Desai also presented “Complex Dynamic Capability Approach: Implications for Research and Practice” at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2012 in Boston, MA. Dr. Desai is also the author of “Big Data Analytics for Big Business Value: Is this Real?” published on the Information Management, Source Media website.

Diane Maglio, Fashion, Larry L. Luing School of Business, presented “Ivy Style on Rodeo Drive: Disinvoltura of Beverly Hills Menswear” at the Royal College of Art Conference in London, England. And, she presented “Palm Beach Peacocks in the Sands: Flamboyant American Men’s Resort Wear 1920-1930,” at the Costume Society Symposium held in Eastbourne, England.

Dorothy Minkus-McKenna, D.P.S., Marketing, Larry L. Luing School of Business, judged the final round of the “Social Impact Business Plan,” an initiative of the Social Impact Exchange. The exchange is a community of professionals interested in developing practices for studying, implementing, and funding large-scale expansions of top-performing nonprofit organizations. In addition, Dr. Minkus-McKenna was a judge for the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship competition at Westhill High School.

John Rapanos, D.P.S., Management, Larry L. Luing School of Business, was a guest on NJTV’s “One-on-One with Steve Adubato.” Dr. Rapanos discussed the wide variety of programs offered through the Larry L. Luing School of Business at Berkeley College.

Joseph Scuralli, D.P.S., Chair, Management, Larry L. Luing School of Business, presented a program titled "Purchasing: Negotiation and Strategies" for the North Jersey Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals at the Village Inn in Wayne, NJ.

Syleecia Thompson, D.B.A., Management, Larry L. Luing School of Business, hosted a “Road to Indie Success” music business seminar in New York City. The event was attended by Indie managers, artists, producers and other industry professionals, as well as Berkeley College students. She also spoke on “Launching Your Indie Record Label” at the 15th Annual Millennium Music Conference in Harrisburg, PA.