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John S. Buzza

Senior Specialist Professor


Department
Management and Leadership
Office
Bey Hall 144
Phone
732-263-5575
Email
jbuzza@monmouth.edu
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John S. Buzza

Professor John Buzza joined Monmouth University as a visiting professor in 2004. He began teaching as a full time Specialist Professor in 2005. In addition, he has been an adjunct professor at Farleigh Dickinson University, Essex County College, and The Katherine Gibbs School since 1986. In 2008 he was awarded the position of Director of the Monmouth University Center for Entrepreneurship. He also works with several community service groups including St. Luke’s Church, SIFE, Enactus, St. Catherine’s Church, St. Cecilia’s Church, Knights of Columbus, Project Pride, Fresh Start, and Redeem-Her.

Below you can find a summary of his university-wide service:

  • Consulting – Park Savoy Estate, Florham Park, New Jersey, 2011 – Present
  • Advisor Enactus at Monmouth University, 2010 – Present
  • Blue–White Association, Member, 2008 to Present
  • Study Abroad Curriculum Committee, 2007 – Present
  • School of Business Representative, Center for Human and Community Wellness, 2007 to Present
  • President’s Society Member, 2007 to Present
  • LCAC Freshman Advisor, 2005 to Present
  • LCAC Freshman Seminar, 2005 to Present
  • Mentoring Program, 2005 to Present
  • Advisor – Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, 2007-2014
  • Advisor – The Marketing Management Club, 2005-2013
  • Advisor – Alpha Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, 2011
  • Grant Activity – Entrepreneurship Grant, Santander Bank, Fall 2011
  • Advisor – SIFE International Association, 2007-2010
  • Developed, structured and taught “From Our Classroom to Your Boardroom: Necessary Business Skills Now and Forever” – Fall FYE course 2010
  • Developed and structured “Franchising” – a new course that was added to the curriculum in The School of Business for the Spring of 2009
  • Chair, 2008 Search Committee for Faculty Position in Marketing and Management Department
  • Scholarship Donor, Monmouth University’s 75th Anniversary, 2008
  • Employee Giving Campaign Leadership Committee, 2008
  • First Year Seminar Working Group, 2008
  • Awarded the position of Director, Monmouth University Center for Entrepreneurship by The School of Business – 2008
  • Developed, structured, and taught “Business Development” – a new course that was added to the curriculum in The School of Business for the Summer of 2008
  • Developed, structured, and taught “Hospitality Management” – a new course that was added to the curriculum in the School of Business for the Spring of 2008
  • Developed, structured, and taught “Small Business Management” – a new course that was added to the curriculum in the School of Business for the Spring of 2007

Education

M.A., University of Phoenix

B.S., Monmouth University

Publications

Scholarly Articles

Refereed Journal Articles:

“Human Resource Managers Enhance Effectiveness When Coaching” The Journal of Global Business – Fall 2018

“Are You Living to Work or Working to Live?” Journal of Sociology and Social Work – Fall 2017

“Non-Flextime Users vs. The Appeal of Flextime. Work-life Balance and its Relationship with Job Satisfaction” Journal of Human Resource Management and Labor Studies – Spring 2016

“Human Resource Mangers Implement Effective Organizational Change Through Leadership and Process Management” International Journal of Management and Information Systems 2014

“Qualitative Findings Regarding Pedagogical Experiments in Business Classes Performed in Two Colleges to Improve Critical Thinking Skills of the Participating Students”  American Journal of Business Education – Fall 2013

“Clothing and the Effects on a Teacher’s Image: How Students View Them” Contemporary Issues in Education Research” – Spring 2013

“Experiential Learning: Improving The Efficacy of An Undergraduate Business Degree” The American Journal of Business Education – Spring 2013

“The Assurance of Learning Process Components and the Effects of Engaging Students in the Learning Process” – Spring 2011

“Coaching to Win: A Systematic Approach to Achieving Productivity Through Coaching” Journal of Business and Economics Research – Spring 2010

 “Coaching Verses Traditional Management: Employee Perceptions of Leadership Effectiveness” – International Leadership Journal – March 2009

“‘Create the Plan – Work the Plan’ A Look at Why the Independent Business Owner Has Trouble Calling a Franchisee a True Entrepreneur” American Journal of Business and Education – Fall 2009

“The Essentials of Cross Cultural Training:  The Benefits of Delegation and the Roll of Education,
College Teaching and Learning Journal – June 2007

         

Professional Associations

Member – Canadian Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (CCSBE) 2011 – Present

Society For Advancement of Management 2007 – present

Member – United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) 2006- Present

Learning for Life Northern New Jersey Council – 2004 – Present

The Hospitality Board Member at FDU, 1999- present

Awards

Excellence in Entrepreneurship Education Award 2015 by the U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE)

Marketing Award 2015 by the U.S. Power Squadrons

Showcase Award 2014 by the Small Business Institute

Dr. Martin Luther King Unsung Hero Award 2013 and 2008 from students and administration of Monmouth University

Supervisor of the Year 2011 by the Monmouth University Student Government Association

Outstanding Monmouth University Community Member 2014 by the Monmouth University Student Government Association

Outstanding Monmouth University Community Member 2013 by the Monmouth University Student Government Association

National Innovative Entrepreneurship Course Award 2010 by the U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE)

2010 Teaching Excellence Award – Leon Hess Business School

Innovation in Teaching Award 2008 from MAACBA for Efforts in teaching Entrepreneurship in the Leon Hess School of Business

2008 Teaching Excellence Award – Leon Hess Business School

2007 Teaching Excellence Award – Leon Hess Business School

Additional Information

Community Service

St. Luke’s Church

SIFE

Enactus

St. Catherine’s Church

St. Cecilia Church

Knights of Columbus

Project Pride

Fresh Start

Redeem-Her

Courses

Frequently Taught Classes

  • Cooperative Education: Management Concentration (BM 488)
  • Ethics, Diversity, and Social Responsibility (BM 327)
  • First Year Seminar (FY 101)
  • From Our Classroom to Your Boardroom: Necessary Business Skills Now and Forever (FYBM 103)
  • Hospitality Management and Marketing (BM 432)
  • Principles of Management and Organizational Behavior (BM 250)
  • Small Business Management/Marketing (BM 434, BM 482)

Recently Taught Classes

2022 Summer E

  • Principles of Management and Organizational Behavior - BM 250
  • Small Business Management/Marketing - BM 482

2022 Spring

  • Hospitality Management and Marketing - BM 432
  • Principles of Management and Organizational Behavior - BM 250

2021 Fall

  • Principles of Management and Organizational Behavior - BM 250
  • Small Business Management/Marketing - BM 482

2021 Summer E

  • Principles of Management and Organizational Behavior - BM 250
  • Small Business Management/Marketing - BM 482

2021 Spring

  • Hospitality Management and Marketing - BM 432
  • Principles of Management and Organizational Behavior - BM 250

2020 Fall

  • Principles of Management and Organizational Behavior - BM 250
  • Small Business Management/Marketing - BM 482

2020 Summer E

  • Hospitality Management and Marketing - BM 432
  • Small Business Management/Marketing - BM 482

2020 Spring

  • Ethics, Diversity, and Social Responsibility - BM 327
  • Hospitality Management and Marketing - BM 432
  • Principles of Management and Organizational Behavior - BM 250
  • Small Business Management/Marketing - BM 434

2019 Fall

  • From Our Classroom to Your Boardroom: Necessary Business Skills Now and Forever - FYBM 103
  • Principles of Management and Organizational Behavior - BM 250
  • Small Business Management/Marketing - BM 434

2019 Summer E

  • Cooperative Education: Management Concentration - BM 488
  • Hospitality Management and Marketing - BM 432

2019 Summer B

  • Small Business Management/Marketing - BM 434

2019 Spring

  • Ethics, Diversity, and Social Responsibility - BM 327
  • Hospitality Management and Marketing - BM 432
  • Principles of Management and Organizational Behavior - BM 250
  • Small Business Management/Marketing - BM 434