Dr. Lynn Metcalf has taught IM 8691: International Business Negotiation at MIIS for tour years. IM 8691 is an experiential workshop where participants are introduced to and practice negotiation skills through a variety of inter-cultural simulations.
She is Professor and Chair, Marketing Area at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Dr. Metcalf’s research interests are focused on cross-cultural negotiation; package design for marketability; and innovation and regional development.
Professor McAllister presently teaches full-time at Saint Mary's College. He has taught a variety of finance and management courses at the graduate level in organizations including Santa Clara University, Eckerd College, and the University of Tampa.
Professor Roberts teaches Economics, Money, Banking and International Finance, Decision Science, and Modeling and Forecasting. He has taught at the State University of New York, Howard University, Naval Postgraduate School, and the University of Southern California. He has also lectured in the U.S., Europe, Africa, and Asia. He was a visiting financial economist at the National Credit Union Administration in Washington, DC, and is an active member of several professional organizations including the American Economic Association and the American Statistical Association.
Professor Landry has taught at the University of Hawaii at Hilo, Hong Kong Baptist University and the University of Colorado at Boulder. He was program controller for the Ford Aerospace and Communications Corporation, held various cost accounting positions for the Hewlett-Packard company, and various production management positions for Proctor & Gamble.
Professor Dalakas is an associate professor of marketing at California State University, San Marcos. He has researched and published extensively in the marketing field in publications including the Journal of Consumer Marketing, Sports Marketing and Consumer Psychology, Journal of Consumer Psychology, and Journal of Euromarketing.
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.
Professor Dahel was a faculty member in the Department of Information Systems and Operations Management at the University of Toledo, Ohio. He has also taught at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Central Michigan University.
Mr. William M. Brooks has over 34 years of high technology industry management experience working in New Product Development (NPD) organizations. His role has spanned from Research Physicist to Senior Vice President/General Manager, often working as Senior Program Manager leading international product development teams. His expertise extends from technology to business development that includes project planning, multi-criteria decision-making, multi-cultural leadership, financial management, contracts management, and strategy development.
Professor Jenkins' career began with Procter & Gamble. He subsequently held senior-level management positions with three other multinational organizations. He later became Market Research Director of the Canadian Television Network. Following this he was Professor of Marketing and served as Dean of Business and Economics at Wilfird Laurier University in Canada. While serving as dean, he launched Laurier's highly successful MBA and cooperative BBA programs. He has been a visiting professor in Australia, Britain, China, and New Zealand, and has taught business seminars in various oth