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Introducing Business School Research And Positive Impact, Howard Thomas Jan 2024

Introducing Business School Research And Positive Impact, Howard Thomas

Research Collection Lee Kong Chian School Of Business

Typically, there are three main priorities, and dimensions, which interact with each other as business schools frame their visions and missions of enhancing management knowledge and producing distinctive management theories and insights. First, the processes of knowledge generation and development to produce high quality, often multi-disciplinary research outputs involving academic faculty, doctoral students and ‘tri-sector’ participants. Second, knowledge dissemination in teaching and learning activities enabling the growth of quality education at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and thus contributing to student intellectual growth and societal socio-economic development and advancement. Third, knowledge transfer through ‘tri-sector’ collaboration, engagement and practice enhancements that is …


Evaluating Strategic Leadership Development Programs, Felicia Littlejohn Dec 2023

Evaluating Strategic Leadership Development Programs, Felicia Littlejohn

Instructional Design Capstones Collection

Companies that lack an in-depth understanding of leadership development program evaluation may invest in a program that achieves suboptimal results. However, there is no generally prescribed framework for the evaluation of leadership development programs. Thus, the purpose of this action research paper is to provide the basis for vetting leadership development programs based on their organizational fit and investment value, training methodologies, workplace development approaches, coaching and development support, and targeted business outcomes.


Perspectives On The Impact, Mission And Purpose Of The Business School, Howard Thomas Jul 2023

Perspectives On The Impact, Mission And Purpose Of The Business School, Howard Thomas

Research Collection Lee Kong Chian School Of Business

The business school has been an important success story in the evolution of the modern university. The concept of how the impact, mission, purpose, and value of a management school should be formulated is often delegated to the dean, faculty and advisory committees in most schools. The British Academy has contributed significantly to the emerging debate on the purpose of a business school by both examining the concept of a purposeful business school in business and management education and, more recently, investigating what, and how, business schools should teach, grow and develop. Greater attention has been directed towards developing more …


Audio-Technica Strategic Audit, Caleb Druckemiller May 2023

Audio-Technica Strategic Audit, Caleb Druckemiller

Honors Theses

Audio-Technica is a multinational audio equipment design and manufacturing company specializing in the production of headphones, microphones, and turntables. The company has been a gold standard for professional use since its inception and has recently ventured into consumer markets. Using both internal and external analysis tools, this audit aims to evaluate how Audio-Technica has established itself in the highly competitive audio equipment industry. Specific techniques include Porter’s Five Forces and PESTEL analyses. After conducting this examination of Audio-Techinca and its industry environment, strategic recommendations will be made to best position the company moving forward.


Vanmoof Strategic Audit, Chi-Chun Chang May 2023

Vanmoof Strategic Audit, Chi-Chun Chang

Honors Theses

VanMoof is an e-bike brand originated in Amsterdam that has expanded to Western Europe, Eastern Asia, and North America. This paper will analyze the e-bike industry using PESTEL analysis. It will also analyze the industry’s competitive environment using the framework of Porter’s Five Forces, followed by an analysis of the strategy VanMoof’s currently employing. Based on the results, the paper will end with a recommendation for future strategies.


Airbnb Strategic Audit Overview, Andrea Curnes, Audrey Kreun, Tyler Royal, Jacob Zadalis, Cody Hohn, Jason Dirks May 2023

Airbnb Strategic Audit Overview, Andrea Curnes, Audrey Kreun, Tyler Royal, Jacob Zadalis, Cody Hohn, Jason Dirks

Honors Theses

This study provides an overview of Airbnb, an online marketplace for short-term rentals and experiences. It highlights the company's history, business strategies, value chain, acquisitions, code of ethical conduct, and organizational structure. With a Blue Ocean strategy combining differentiation and cost leadership, Airbnb has achieved remarkable success, boasting a valuation of over $67B and generating annual revenue exceeding $1.5B. The company's unique business model involves participating in all parts of the value chain, and it has expanded geographically through acquisitions and product market expansion. Airbnb's code of ethics reflects its core values, and its organizational structure fosters flexibility and remote …


A Strategic Audit Of Tesla Inc., Jayden Boesch May 2023

A Strategic Audit Of Tesla Inc., Jayden Boesch

Honors Theses

This research paper examines Tesla's competitive advantages and challenges, as well as its strategy and objectives in the electric vehicle industry. The paper begins by providing an overview of the electric vehicle market and Tesla's position within it. It then discusses Tesla's business model, strategy, and objectives, as well as its competitive advantages over other firms in the industry. The paper also highlights key resources that Tesla needs to maintain its sustainable competitive advantage in the future, such as research and development, charging infrastructure, and top engineering talent. Finally, the paper identifies challenges that Tesla may face in the future, …


John Deere Construction Equipment - Strategic Audit, Michael Pallesen May 2023

John Deere Construction Equipment - Strategic Audit, Michael Pallesen

Honors Theses

John Deere construction equipment is an operating segment of the equipment manufacturing giant John Deere Corporation. The company is considered the second largest construction equipment manufacturer in the world. This report seeks to understand the operating environment of John Deere’s construction equipment manufacturing segment, its resources, its competitive advantages, and its future challenges. This analysis uses both PESTEL and Porter’s Five Forces analyses to evaluate the external environment. Additionally, strategic recommendations and explanations are offered into how John Deere can effectively navigate the challenges facing the construction equipment manufacturing industry in the near future.


Nintendo Strategic Audit, Stephanie Herridge May 2023

Nintendo Strategic Audit, Stephanie Herridge

Honors Theses

Nintendo is a Japanese-based multinational company that is one of the primary competitors in the video game industry. It has smaller headquarters located in North America and Europe and continues to pursue new markets and customers. Having remained successful for over a century, Nintendo pursues unique forms of strategy to maintain relevance for current generations of consumers. This strategic audit seeks to dissect Nintendo’s long-term profitability by analyzing the company’s history, competitive resources and advantages, and the current challenges and trends in the video game industry as a whole. The tools used to explore the industry include Porter’s Five Forces …


Nvidia Corporation: Pc Gaming Industry Strategic Audit, Charlie Peng May 2023

Nvidia Corporation: Pc Gaming Industry Strategic Audit, Charlie Peng

Honors Theses

Nvidia is a semiconductor company focusing on high-performance computer graphics technology. The company designs graphics processing units (GPUs), which are used in a variety of fields such as data centers, artificial intelligence (AI), and gaming. This paper seeks to examine Nvidia’s position within the PC gaming industry. First, PESTEL and Porter’s Five Forces analyses are used to detail the overall PC gaming industry. The next section examines how Nvidia competes through its strategy, resources, and competitive advantages. Finally, future challenges and recommendations to position the company are explored.


Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 9, Number 2, Larry Starr, Phd Mar 2023

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 9, Number 2, Larry Starr, Phd

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter (Formerly Strategic Leadership Newsletter)

In this issue:

  • Doctoral Dissertation Updates
  • Travis Douglas, DMgt
  • John Ervin
  • John Pourdehnad, Ph.D.
  • Larry Hirschhorn, Ph.D.
  • Elliot Cole, Ph.D.
  • Larry M. Starr, Ph.D.


Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 9, Number 1 (Special Issue), Larry Starr, Phd Feb 2023

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 9, Number 1 (Special Issue), Larry Starr, Phd

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter (Formerly Strategic Leadership Newsletter)

In this issue:

  • ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEW ENTERPRISE: Dr. Elliot Cole Launches Neuro-Hope


Afit Strategic Plan: Accelerating Superiority 2023-2028, Afit Strategic Planning Committee, Air Force Institute Of Technology, Walter F. Jones Jan 2023

Afit Strategic Plan: Accelerating Superiority 2023-2028, Afit Strategic Planning Committee, Air Force Institute Of Technology, Walter F. Jones

AFIT Documents

AFIT Vision: Leading defense-focused education, research, and consultation to accelerate military superiority across all domains.

AFIT Mission: Educate defense professionals to innovatively accomplish the deterrence and warfighting missions of the U.S. Air and Space Forces.


Leading Business Schools, Julie Davies, Howard Thomas, Eric Cornuel, Rolf D. Cremer Jan 2023

Leading Business Schools, Julie Davies, Howard Thomas, Eric Cornuel, Rolf D. Cremer

Research Collection Lee Kong Chian School Of Business

Business schools are critical players in higher education, educating current and future leaders to make a difference in the world. Yet we know surprisingly little about the leaders of business schools. Leading a Business School demystifies this complex and dynamic role, offering international insights into deans’ dilemmas in different contexts and situations. It highlights the importance of deans creating challenging and supportive learning cultures to enhance business and management education, organizations and society more broadly.Written by renowned experts on the role of the dean, Julie Davies, Howard Thomas, Eric Cornuel and Rolf D. Cremer, the book traces the historical evolution …


Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 8, Number 4, Larry Starr, Phd Dec 2022

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 8, Number 4, Larry Starr, Phd

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter (Formerly Strategic Leadership Newsletter)

In this Issue:

  • Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Braverman and Dr. Michael Jones
  • Complex and Strategic Leaders who have Graduated with DMgt or PhD Degree
  • Emerging Complex and Strategic Leaders Working Toward Degree Completion
  • Updated Doctoral Candidate Status
  • Our New Home is the School of Business in the College of Design, Engineering and Commerce About the
  • Academic Appointments Update: Larry Starr
  • Strategic Leadership and Complex Systems Leadership Alumni
  • Alumni Profiles : Reverend Dr. Valerie Andrews
  • Research Project: Reverend Dr. Valerie Andrews
  • Research Project: Carol Haines
  • Congratulations to Derek Hunsberger


Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 8, Number 3, Larry Starr, Phd Sep 2022

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 8, Number 3, Larry Starr, Phd

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter (Formerly Strategic Leadership Newsletter)

In this Issue:

  • Updated Dissertation Delivery Pathway Status
  • Congratulations: Dr. Hamid Bertal
  • Congratulations: Dr. Mark Pisacane
  • Congratulations: Dr. Syed Kazmi
  • Congratulations: Dr. Anne McCafferty
  • Congratulations: Dr. Regina Tendayi
  • Congratulations: Dr. Sagar Sharma
  • Congratulations: Rev Dr. Sung-Won Paek
  • Congratulations: Dr. Teresa Wolfgang
  • Congratulations to Dr. Jay Combs-Harris
  • Congratulations to John Ervin
  • Congratulations to Dr. Jim Plummer
  • Congratulations to Jerin Juby
  • Congratulations to Dr. Teresa Wolfgang
  • Congratulations to Reverend Dr. Sung-Won Paek
  • Congratulations to Dr. Elliot Cole
  • Congratulations to Dr. John Pourdehnad
  • Alumni Profiles


Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 8, Number 2, Larry Starr, Phd Jun 2022

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 8, Number 2, Larry Starr, Phd

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter (Formerly Strategic Leadership Newsletter)

In this Issue:

  • Doctor of Management Commencement
  • Updated Dissertation Proposals and Defenses
  • Strategic Leadership at Sea
  • Award-Winning Respiratory Therapy Department
  • IESE Faculty Appointment
  • Leadership Appointment: Dr. Scott Koerwer
  • Leadership Appointment: Dr. Rume Joy Azikiwe-Oyeyemi
  • Conference Invitations
  • Korean-American Publication
  • Memorial Weekend Writing
  • Interested in Earning Another Jefferson Doctorate? Announcing the Doctor of Health Sciences (DHSc) Degree
  • Online Conference from University of Hull: Systems Approaches to Child Protection
  • The 82nd Annual Meeting of the Academic of Management: A Hybrid Experience
  • Summer Strategic Leadership Means...


An Ethical Discussion About The Responsibility For Protection Of Minors In The Digital Environment: A State-Of-The-Art Review, Charles Alves De Castro, Aiden Carthy, Isobel Oreilly Dr May 2022

An Ethical Discussion About The Responsibility For Protection Of Minors In The Digital Environment: A State-Of-The-Art Review, Charles Alves De Castro, Aiden Carthy, Isobel Oreilly Dr

Articles

Many ethical questions have been raised regarding the use of social media and the internet, mainly related to the protection of young people in the digital environment. In order to critically address the research question "who is responsible for ethically protecting minors in the digital environment?", this paper will review the main literature available to understand the role of parents, the government, and companies in protecting young people within the digital environment. We employed a holistic process that covers a state-of-the-art review and desk research. The article is divided into four sessions; (1) Government Policies from the European Union (EU) …


A Strategic Audit Of Seaworld, Jaden Capaldi, Rachel Jendro, Jacob Mir, Sophie Newman, Tommy Wolfe May 2022

A Strategic Audit Of Seaworld, Jaden Capaldi, Rachel Jendro, Jacob Mir, Sophie Newman, Tommy Wolfe

Honors Theses

No abstract provided.


Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 8, Number 1, Larry Starr, Phd Feb 2022

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 8, Number 1, Larry Starr, Phd

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter (Formerly Strategic Leadership Newsletter)

In this issue:

  • Reminder: Our Name
  • Dr. Jim Plummer
  • Rev. Dr. Valerie Andrews
  • Dr. Bibi R. Khan
  • Strategic Leadership in the Press Again
  • Dr. Joy Azikiwe
  • Mark Pisacane
  • Dr. Scott Koerwer
  • Rev. Sung-Won Paek
  • Uploaded 2021 DMgt Dissertations
  • DMGT Candidates and Dissertation Topics
  • Photo Gallery


How To Attract The Library Visitors? The Role Of Csr At The Library, Library Image, Customer Value, And Loyalty To The Library: Evidence From Indonesia, Sri Hartini, Masmira Kurniawati, Jovi Sulistiawan, Muhammad Ihwanudin Jan 2022

How To Attract The Library Visitors? The Role Of Csr At The Library, Library Image, Customer Value, And Loyalty To The Library: Evidence From Indonesia, Sri Hartini, Masmira Kurniawati, Jovi Sulistiawan, Muhammad Ihwanudin

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study focuses on the impact of CSR on the library’s performance in collaboration with CSR programs. Using the purposive sampling method, the sample was 350 library service users in Indonesia. Data was collected through a Google Form questionnaire distributed on social media. SEM-PLS was used to analyze five hypotheses, which were accepted. This study indicates that CSR in the library is significantly positively related to library image, customer value, and loyalty. In addition, library image and customer value are positively related to library visitor loyalty. Currently, the social responsibility literature is only limited to the customer perspective, and not …


Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 7, Number 3, Larry Starr, Phd Oct 2021

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 7, Number 3, Larry Starr, Phd

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter (Formerly Strategic Leadership Newsletter)

In this Issue:

  • DMgt Final Semester of Classes
  • Doctoral Candidates, Advisers and Dissertation Topics
  • Dean Shelly Osagie’s Announcement
  • Student Scholarship
  • Faculty Scholarship and Practice
  • DMgt Doctoral Candidate Opens Korean Consulting Firm
  • Career Advancement


Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 7, Number 2, Larry Starr, Phd Jul 2021

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 7, Number 2, Larry Starr, Phd

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter (Formerly Strategic Leadership Newsletter)

In this Issue:

  • Annual Mike Jackson Systems Lecture
  • Uploaded Community Scholarship and Research
  • Dissertation Support Group
  • Jim Plummer Tries His Hand at Politics
  • Emerging Challenges for Healthcare Leadership
  • Global Education
  • Entrepreneurial Endeavor
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Virtual Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management
  • Contributions to Global Education: Our Alumni
  • DMgt Candidate Dissertations
  • DMgt Learners Approaching Dissertation


Arbor Day Foundation Consulting Proposal, Katelyn Bonham, Grace Novak, Kayla Brumley, Amanda Purintun, Lauren Niesen, Sarah Rakes May 2021

Arbor Day Foundation Consulting Proposal, Katelyn Bonham, Grace Novak, Kayla Brumley, Amanda Purintun, Lauren Niesen, Sarah Rakes

Honors Theses

Over the course of one semester, our group has worked with the Arbor Day Foundation as part of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business Honors Academy. The Arbor Day Foundation is a local nonprofit conservation organization with a focus on trees. As consultants for the Arbor Day Foundation, our team discussed and observed the current needs of the company. We then developed creative solutions to address these needs, concentrating on Arbor Day’s Tree City USA program. Our solutions can be described utilizing the acronym “S.A.P.” which stands for “Segmentation”, “Awareness”, and “Portal”. These three recommendations build on each other …


Pacific Life Strategic Analysis, Jake Litel-Smith Apr 2021

Pacific Life Strategic Analysis, Jake Litel-Smith

Honors Theses

Pacific Life is one of the most recognizable names in life insurance. The company is known for its brand and consistent delivery on its promises for over 150 years. This study shows a comprehensive analysis of Pacific Life, including external and internal considerations. Porter’s Five Forces and PESTEL will provide a guide to understanding the environment outside of the company. A SWOT analysis will provide a better grasp on the company’s current market position. The analysis will conclude with an understanding of Pacific Life’s current strategy and recommendations for its future success.


Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 7, Number 1, Larry Starr, Phd Mar 2021

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 7, Number 1, Larry Starr, Phd

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter (Formerly Strategic Leadership Newsletter)

In this Issue:

  • Sustaining Our Memory
  • Greetings from Bahrain
  • Anniversary Honors
  • Dissertation Proposal Update
  • Invited Speaker
  • Sharlene Goldfischer Update on Health
  • Q2 SCOUTs I&D Award
  • Tom Guggino Conducts Presentation Skills Workshop
  • Research Project with Jefferson Neurology
  • Scholarship and Practice
  • DMgt Candidate Dissertations
  • DMgt Learners Approaching Dissertation


The Effect Innovation Of Information Technology, Product, Work, And Service Toward Development Performance Academic Business Laboratory In Indonesia, Ilham M, Tanti Handriana, Fendy Suhariadi Jan 2021

The Effect Innovation Of Information Technology, Product, Work, And Service Toward Development Performance Academic Business Laboratory In Indonesia, Ilham M, Tanti Handriana, Fendy Suhariadi

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study was conducted to compile a work plan and create an integrated laboratory information system and improve academic services at Uin Sunan Ampel Surabaya based on the implementation of work programs towards a world class university. The purpose of this research activity is to design and implement a system capable of providing work information for each manager of the integration laboratory and maximizing the utilization of the integration laboratory so that the use of the integration laboratory is better and more precise. The results of this research can form an integrated laboratory information system that can optimize the performance …


Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 6, Number 5 (Special Issue), Larry Starr, Phd Dec 2020

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 6, Number 5 (Special Issue), Larry Starr, Phd

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter (Formerly Strategic Leadership Newsletter)

In this Issue:

  • 2020 Reflections


Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 6, Number 4 (Special Issue), Larry Starr, Phd Dec 2020

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 6, Number 4 (Special Issue), Larry Starr, Phd

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter (Formerly Strategic Leadership Newsletter)

In this Issue:

  • Upcoming Events for our DMgt and PhD Communities


Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 6, Number 3 (Special Issue), Larry Starr, Phd Nov 2020

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter: Volume 6, Number 3 (Special Issue), Larry Starr, Phd

Leadership Doctorates Newsletter (Formerly Strategic Leadership Newsletter)

In this Issue:

  • Upcoming Events for our DMgt and PhD Communities