Guy Adamo, Ph.D., Chair, Fashion, Larry L. Luing School of Business, and Calvin Hodock, Marketing, Larry L. Luing School of Business, are the authors of “Attacking Creative Dilemmas,” which was published in the Summer 2011 issue of the American Marketing Association’s Marketing Management magazine.
Kwaku Ampadu-Nyarkoh, Ph.D., Management, Larry L. Luing School of Business, presented on “The Geography of Knowledge Sourcing by Multinational Corporation Subsidiaries with Special Reference to the Pharmaceutical Industry” at the Global Business Research conference in Rome, Italy.
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. And, she edited the Instructor Manual for Strategic Management: Text and Cases, Global Edition (McGraw-Hill, September 2011).
Anthony Avallone, D.I.B.A., Management, 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, Larry L. Luing School of Business, presented “Corporate Governance Bundles in Emerging Markets: Do they Matter?” at the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, in Cambridge, England.
Rahul Bedi, Ph.D., Associate Chair, Management, Larry L. Luing School of Business, presented “Inquiry Based Service-Learning and Business Education: A Case Study” at the International Symposium on Integrating Research, Education and Problem Solving in Orlando, FL. Dr. Bedi co-authored the research paper with Darshan Desai, Ph.D., Management, Larry L. Luing School of Business. Due to the quality and importance of their research, Dr. Bedi and Dr. Desai were invited to deliver the plenary keynote address at the symposium.
In other news, Rahul Bedi, Ph.D. was interviewed by the Washington, D.C. Bureau of BBC World News on the topic of India’s geopolitical role in the context of the recent defense scandal. In addition, Dr. Bedi participated in the 8th Annual India Business Conference hosted by the Columbia Business School of Columbia University.
Also, 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.
Kristin Comeforo, Ph.D., Marketing, Larry L. Luing School of Business, presented “Representing Resistance: The Case of CAFTA-DR (Central American Free Trade Agreement – Dominican Republic) in Costa Rica,” at the 9th Annual International Conference on Communication and Mass Media hosted by the Athens Institute for Education and Research in Athens, Greece. In addition, Dr. Comeforo is the author of “Joys of Social Media,” which was published in the April/May issue of Women to Women: Connecting Women in Business, a publication of the North Essex Chamber of Commerce, NJ.
Manny Correa, Management, Larry L. Luing School of Business, presented “The Keys to On-line Retention: Expectation and Communication” at the Hispanic Educational Technology Services (HETS) Second Best Practices Showcase in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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. In addition, Dr. Desai is the author of “Big Data Analytics for Big Business Value: Is this Real?” published on the Information Management, Source Media website.
Christian Ehiobuche, Ph.D., and Lawrence Froelich, both Management, Larry L. Luing School of Business, presented “Emerging Markets of Sub Saharan Region: A Validating Study of Entry Modes” at the International Conference for Academic Disciplines, sponsored by the International Journal of Arts & Sciences and held at Ryerson University’s International Learning Center in Toronto, Canada. Also at the conference, Dr. Ehiobuche and Solomon Nyaanga, Management, Larry L. Luing School of Business, presented “Renaissance in Perspectives of Total Quality Management and Quality Control Tools.” In addition, Dr. Ehiobuche is the author of “Organizational Dynamics” and “The Imperatives of Leadership and Motivational Theories,” which were published in the Leadership and Organizational Management Journal (Volume 2012, Issue 2).
Christian Ehiobuche presented two papers: “Positioning Sub-Saharan African Countries as Fertile Land for Outsourcing Businesses Operations and Projects” and “Critical Thinking and Professional Development in African Family-Owned Businesses” at the Ontario International Development Agency International Conference on Sustainable Development 2012, held at Montclair State University. Dr. Ehiobuche also presented two papers: “Critical Thinking, Professional Customer Service and Family-Owned Businesses in the Hospitality Industry” and “Repositioning Jamaica's Hospitality and Tourism Industry through Scholarships, Publications and Public Relations” at the School of Business Administration International Conference on Business, Hospitality and Tourism Management, hosted by the University of Technology in Kingston, Jamaica. In addition, Dr. Ehiobuche is the author of “Footnotes on Leadership Styles, Perspective from Organizational Behavior,” which was published in the Leadership & Organizational Management Journal (Volume 2012, Issue 3).
Christian Ehiobuche, Ph.D. is the co-author of “Marketing: Can It Ignore Social Media?” which was published in the Journal of International Diversity (Volume 2011, Issue 2). In addition, Dr. Ehiobuche delivered two workshops: “Total Quality Management” and “Change Management,” as a guest professor at the Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business University of West Indies. She also presented “Gallimaufry U.S. – Sub Saharan African Trade Policy: The African Growth and Opportunity Act” and co-presented “U-Curve Theory and Globalization: A Comparative Study of Nigerian and Taiwanese Immigrant Acculturation Experience in the U.S.” at the International Journal of Arts and Science Conference at Harvard University with Hu-wen Tu, D.Ed., Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Liberal Arts.
Wolfgang Hinck, Ph.D., Chair, Marketing, Larry L. Luing School of Business, was featured on NJTV’s “One-on-One with Steve Adubato.” Dr. Hinck discussed the new Marketing Communications degree program and how social media has changed the face of the marketing industry. He also presented the new Marketing Communications program to students at Cresskill High School in Cresskill, NJ. In other news, Dr. Hinck represented Berkeley College at a higher education networking event at the United Nations in New York City.
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. She also 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.
Monica Murga, Fashion, Larry L. Luing School of Business, presented a research exhibition on fashion designer Antonio Canvois del Castillo at the Costume Society of America’s Symposium in Atlanta, GA.
Paul Pensabene, Ph.D., Management, Larry L. Luing School of Business, is the author of “Within Reach: The Role of Mentoring in Attaining Maximum Success,” which was published by AuthorHouse in July 2011.
John Rapanos, D.P.S., Dean, 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, was selected as a member of the Green Team in Wayne, NJ. Green Teams are a requirement of the Sustainable Jersey program. Teams draw on the skills and expertise of members to develop plans, implement programs and assist with educational opportunities that support the creation of a sustainable community. Dr. Scuralli serves as Council President of the township.
Lloyd Soobrian, Ph.D., Accounting and Finance, Larry L. Luing School of Business, is a co-author of the business case “Managing Knowledge and Learning at PT Telkomunikasi Indonesia Tbk,” which has been accepted for publication by the Business Case Center of the Institut Teknologi Bandung School of Business and Management in Indonesia.
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.
Hui-wen Tu, Ed.D., presented “Dialogue as a Tool for Teaching and Learning of Entrepreneurship” and “Towards the Relevance of Classical Theories in the Understanding of Organizational Behavior” at the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, NV. Christian Ehiobuche, Ph.D., Management, Larry L. Luing School of Business, is a co-author of the papers.
Ira Weissman, Chair, Accounting and Finance, Larry L. Luing School of Business, received a Chartered Global Management Accountant license from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. In other news, Ira Weissman presented a lecture on “Reading and Understanding Financial Statements for Not for Profit Entities,” which was sponsored by the School of Philanthropy at New York University in New York City. He also served as the keynote speaker at Accounting Careers Night, sponsored by Fordham Graduate School of Business.