School of Management and Business
Major: International Business
School of Business Administration
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Faculty of Commerce
Faculty of Commerce
Associate Professor, Department of Management, School of Management, University of Scranton. (September 1993-Present)
Assistant Professor, Department of Management/Marketing, School of Management, University of Scranton. (September 1987- August 1993)
Instructor, Department of Business Administration, West Chester University, West Chester, Pennsylvania. (September 1986- May 1987)
Graduate Teaching Assistant, School of business Administration, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Fall 1984- Spring 1986)
Professional Association Affiliation: Other Responsibilities: Courses Taught:
ECO 351: The Environment of International Business
(Prerequisites: Eco. 153 & 154; junior standing) This course introduces the student to the growing field of international business, touching on the economic, social and political environments of international trade and multinational corporations. International institutions and agencies that impact on international business are discussed and practical aspects of these topics are emphasized.
MGT 455: Business Policy and Strategic Management
(Prerequisites: Seniors only, Fin. 351, OIM 352, Mgt. 352, Mkt. 351) This is the capstone course for all business majors. Concepts and skills developed in the prerequisite courses are integrated and applied to the overall management of an organization. Topics will include setting objectives, designing strategic plans, allocating resources, organizational structuring and controlling performance.
MGT 475: International Management
(Prerequisites: Eco. 351, Mgt. 351) Designed as an advanced level undergraduate course on international business. Focuses on functional strategies of multi-national corporations (MNCs), structure & control systems of MNCs, and comparative management. The specific MNC strategies to be covered include entry, sourcing, marketing, financial, human resource, and public affairs. The study of structure and control systems delves into issues such as corporate structure, headquarters-subsidiary relationships. Study of comparative management systems focuses on nature of management systems & practices in different cultures. Projected as a mainly case oriented course.
MGT 556: International Management
(Prerequisite: Mgt. 505) A basic graduate course in international management, this course focuses on the set of strategy decisions facing the multinational corporation. It will also focus on the external and internal variables that influence the choice and outcome of strategies. The specific strategies covered are entry/ownership, sourcing, control, marketing, financial, human resources, and public affairs. Other topics include the division of labor and resource allocation on a worldwide basis, cultural issues, and issues of nationalism.