Monarch Business School Switzerland is proud to highlight the wonderful research being completed by the Women at Monarch. Women in Management Research at Monarch crosses all management silos. As in general management the Monarch women bring an unique contributing voice to the scholarship. We look forward to highlighting all the research by the WOmen at Monarch and support the efforts to bring greater discourse to a more diversified management leadership.
The Role of Internal Audit on the Governance of Regulated Tier 4 Microfinance Institutions in Uganda
The Ugandan financial sector comprises non-deposit-taking microfinance institutions and deposit-taking institutions. Microfinance institutions provide financial assistance to the underprivileged worldwide to finance their small businesses. According to Ssekiziyivu et al. (2018), microfinance institutions in Uganda are essential in providing loans to support small and medium-sized firms that employ a large portion of the country’s workforce. Most microfinance institutions are non- deposit-taking microfinance institutions which lend to the majority of the small and medium-sized firms that contribute 20% of the gross domestic product and employ more than 60% of the labour force.
Fostering Economic Development Through School Reform Programs: A Case Study Of Central African Republic
Monarch is happy to announce the recent authorized research proposal addressing sustainable economic development through school reform by PhD Candidate Ms. Manuella Sonia Mbaiokoum-Khotoh. The
A resilient region is seen as one that continues to prosper and maintain economic stability in the face of inevitable shocks and disruptions that occur over time (Christopherson et al., 2010, p. 134). The ability to adapt to changing circumstances and seize new opportunities, leading to increased innovation and competitive advantage, make such regions more attractive to businesses and investors by providing a stable environment in which to invest and grow. And, particularly, innovation systems at different levels (Rose & Krausmann, 2013) such as scientific communities of national academies of sciences are seen as key to developing regional resilience.
Pressure on boards to operate differently is now unprecedented with boards needing to re-think how they develop to serve stakeholders needs. It is argued that boards need to develop as social systems and collectives of dynamics. The call is for boards to improve strategic decision making and to operate as collectives to deliver stakeholder value, ethical behaviour and social impact.
Organizational culture and effective change are regarded as vital for organizational transformations including digital culture. According to Henley (2021) adaptive cultures contribute positively to digital transformation.
Leadership Culture As An Antecedent To Innovation: American Multinational Technology Subsidiaries In Ireland
Ireland is an innovation leader according to the Global Innovation Index, and is rated in the top ten consistently across all performance indicators since the report’s inception in 2007. Ireland’s economy is highly globalized (Brennan, 2022). According to the Industrial Development Authority (IDA), Ireland remains an attractive location for multinational subsidiary operations despite raising its corporate tax rate from 12.5% to 15% in 2021. Ireland’s innovation capacity is cited as a critical strategic pillar attracting multinational investment.
Monarch Business School Switzerland is happy to announce that recent PhD graduate and faculty member, Dr. Caroline Ntara from Kenya, has published an article with the International Trade, Politics and Development Journal of Emerald Publishing. The article is entitled “The International Business Landscape: A look at paradigms, research gaps and new realities. The content of the article is a direct outcome of her dissertation work within the PhD program at Monarch.
Anastasiia Lutsenko Assumes Junior Research Fellow Position At Max Planck Institute For Innovation & Competition
Monarch Business School Switzerland is happy to announce that PhD Candidate Ms. Anastasiia Lutsenko has assumed the position of Junior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation & Competition. Her research focus is on innovation system resilience with emphasis on targetting the National Academy of Science of Ukraine. The research compliments her PhD study focus.
Women-owned businesses in the United States have increased dramatically in numbers but remain only 19.9% of all businesses as of 2018. While many external factors play a role, such as lack of financial capital and inadequate support networks, there are personal factors that inhibit a woman from starting a business such as family obligations, lack of confidence and lack of exposure to entrepreneurial experience.