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Submissions from 2022

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A Reconciliatory Approach to Marketing: A Case of the Marginalized, Mauvalyn Bowen
This paper shares some reflections and research, informed by faith and Biblical principles, to cast a fresh vision for ways that marketing can be reconciliatory instead of adversarial, and God-honoring instead of self-glorifying. It then co...

Submissions from 2021

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Jamaican micro/small entrepreneurs: A comparative assessment of their motivations and problems, Mauvalyn M. Bowen
The purpose of the paper is to assess the motivations and challenges faced by three groups of micro and small entrepreneurs in Jamaica, as well as factors that might contribute to their success. Success was operationally defined in the stud...

Submissions from 2020

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Business Education: How Culture and Leadership Impact Organizational Outcomes, Joyce LeMay and Chris Kaiser
Leadership and organizational culture influence the outcomes of any business. Many companies look at various information to measure results but may not know how to manage the information or interpret it in a way to make ethical and effectiv...

Submissions from 2019

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Entrepreneurial Skills for the 21st Century Workplace: The SME Sector, Mauvalyn Manzia Bowen and Karen R. Johnson
The foundation of graduates' employability is based on skills and by extension, workers. Due to the high levels of unemployment among young people, entrepreneurial skills for graduates and the workforce becomes an imperative to scholars and...

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Faculty Development for Online Teaching, Karen R. Johnson, Gertrude I. Hewapathirana, and Mauvalyn M. Bowen
Despite dramatic increase in online education and the benefits associated with this instructional pedagogy, many challenges exist with the design and delivery of online learning. Faculty play a critical role in the process of quality online...

Submissions from 2011

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Promoting Successful College-to-Workplace Transitions: Examples from Bethel University, Charles Hannema, Joyce LeMay, Bethany Opsata, and Stephen Whiting
Life is filled with transitions. One of the toughest is from college to the workplace. Many graduates experience culture shock as they move from the comfort of a Christian college to the reality of the business world. This paper will look a...