Ernest J. Scalberg

Research Professor and Director of the GLOBE Center

Ernest J. Scalberg was Dean of the Fisher Graduate School of International Business and Associate Vice President at the Monterey Institute of International Studies from 2001-2009.  During his tenure, the Fisher International MBA program was awarded accreditation by AACSB International and has been included in MBA rankings by the Financial Times, Princeton Review, and Beyond Grey Pinstripes.  Dr. Scalberg has also expanded the Institute's specialized non-degree programs in the areas of language training, translation and interpretation, international policy, and business.  These new programs include an on-going series of credit option courses for Beijing Municipal Government officials and enterprise managers related to trade and business issues.

Dr. Scalberg has taught at UCLA, Fordham University, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Peking University, and the Monterey Institute of International Studies. Prior to his time at the Monterey Institute, Dr. Scalberg was Dean of the Graduate School of Business Administration and Dean of Faculty of the Schools of Business at Fordham University from 1994 to 2001.  Under his Deanship the Fordham MBA became nationally ranked including top 15 in US News and top 50 in Forbes. He also led a consortium of Universities to establish the Beijing International MBA program at Peking University.  Prior to joining Fordham, he was Associate Dean of UCLA's business school.  In the 1980s he established UCLA's Executive MBA Program and a new style of MBA program for the fully employed professional, both nationally ranked in the top five.  In 1990 he moved to Hong Kong for three years where, in a partnership agreement between UCLA and the Hong Kong government, he created a new school of business at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Dr. Scalberg is the recipient of six U.S. Government research and project grants and has published on a variety of higher education and business issues.  He consults for Business schools in the United States, Canada, South America and China, and for the beverage industry, having had his own wine-exporting business.  He has served as a director, advisor, or trustee for nine non-profit organizations and is listed in Who's Who in Hong Kong and Who's Who in the World.  He is currently a trustee for Select Sector SPDR, an S&P 500 Index Investment Fund on the American Stock Exchange.  He also serves on the Boards of the United States and China Foundation and the International University of Geneva in Switzerland.

Expertise

Globalization/localization of products and services, global leadership, leadership development, organizational behavior

Education

PhD, Higher Education and Organizational Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles; MA, Higher Education Administration, University of Denver; BS, Social Science and Psychology, Southern Oregon University

Selected Publications

Scalberg, Ernest J. "Responsible Leadership and Governance in Global Business: The Role of Business Education."  In J. Doh and S. Stumpf (eds.). Handbook of Responsible Leadership and Governance in Global Business.  Edward Elgar (2005), pp. 380-392.

Scalberg, Ernest J. "Lessons from China." Selections, I, 1 (Spring, 2001), pp. 6-13.

Scalberg, Ernest J. "The Expanding Market for Business Education in Asia", Selections, X, 1 (Autumn, 1993), pp. 36-39.

Scalberg, Ernest J. "Business and Management Education at the Postsecondary Level." In Alkin, Marvin C. (ed.). Encyclopedia of Educational Research. (6th Ed.) American Educational Research Association:  MacMillan Publishing Co., 1992.

Course List

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IMGT 8501 - Intl Organizational Behavior      

International Organizational Behavior uses a global perspective to focus on interactions among individuals, groups, organizations and cultures in management practice and business conduct.

The course uses lecture, team assignments, class discussions, individual assessments, guest lectures, multi-media material, and cross-cultural team simulations. Course topics include: the global business environment, culture and value orientations, vision/mission, organizational structures, leadership, management style, motivation, team work, negotiation, communication, organization change, ethics and social responsibility. These topics are treated from an international and comparative perspective.

Spring 2011 - MIIS

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IPMG 9606 - Continuity Operations Planning      

“Building a Continuity of Operations Plan: Managing Disasters, Disruptions and Emergencies for Businesses and Organizations” is a new course that will provide a hands-on opportunity to design and implement a business continuity plan for an existing company or organization. Continuity disruptions, such as major storms and flooding, earthquakes, fires, terrorism, power outages, security breaches, and disease pandemics, are having growing impact on today’s organizations. The career opportunities for people with credentials and experience in organization-wide planning for such problems is growing at an even faster rate. Course meeting times and location will be tailored to client, instructor, and student schedules.

This course must be taken in conjunction with the Business Continuity Management Certificate Workshop.

Spring 2013 - MIIS, Fall 2013 - MIIS

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MBAG 8606 - Continuity Operations Planning      

“Building a Continuity of Operations Plan: Managing Disasters, Disruptions and Emergencies for Businesses and Organizations” is a new course that will provide a hands-on opportunity to design and implement a business continuity plan for an existing company or organization. Continuity disruptions, such as major storms and flooding, earthquakes, fires, terrorism, power outages, security breaches, and disease pandemics, are having growing impact on today’s organizations. The career opportunities for people with credentials and experience in organization-wide planning for such problems is growing at an even faster rate. Course meeting times and location will be tailored to client, instructor, and student schedules.

This course must be taken in conjunction with the Business Continuity Management Certificate Workshop.

Spring 2013 - MIIS, Fall 2013 - MIIS

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MBAG 8617 / IMGT 8617 - Glocalization Strategy & Mgmt      

Adapting products and services, translating marketing materials, and localizing web sites are necessary but not sufficient for success overseas. Leaders must adapt their approaches, organizations, personnel selection and training, and their operating procedures in a responsible way to be a truly successful global business or organization. This course will identify key issues and solutions for success. The principal assignment will be to help prepare a domestic company for cross border markets.

Spring 2012 - MIIS, Fall 2012 - MIIS, Spring 2013 - MIIS

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TRLM 9617 - Glocalization Strategy & Mgmt      

Adapting products and services, translating marketing materials, and localizing web sites are necessary but not sufficient for success overseas. Leaders must adapt their approaches, organizations, personnel selection and training, and their operating procedures in a responsible way to be a truly successful global business or organization. This course will identify key issues and solutions for success. The principal assignment will be to help prepare a domestic company for cross border markets.

Spring 2013 - MIIS

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