Assistant/Associate Adjunct Faculty in Management/Entrepreneurship, MGT-460.01 Strategic Thinking for Organizational Success - Summer Quarter 2022

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7104272 (Ref.No. 3188433)
Posted: June 29, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Location: Online
Open Date: Jun 28, 2022

Description:Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation, and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning, and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.

MGT-460.01 – Strategic Thinking for Organizational Success

Summer Quarter, 7/11/22 – 9/17/2022, Online Asynchronous

Applicant must reside in California.

Why do some organizations succeed and others fail? Why are some industries more attractive than others? Why, within a given industry, are some firms successful and others not? In this course, we will try to find answers to these questions with a primary goal of gaining an understanding of strategies that increase the probability of success and reduce the probability of failure for organizations. You will learn to think like a general manager with a more holistic, comprehensive approach with a focus on problem solving, decision-making, and implementation capability in your organization. In particular, we will focus on competitive advantage and how firms create and sustain it.


- Ph.D. degree in Strategy or Entrepreneurship or a closely related field and a recent publication record in the field, OR

- A Master’s degree in Strategy or Entrepreneurship or a closely related field and five years of current, relevant professional experience.

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