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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:

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

Education

M.A., University of Phoenix

B.S., Monmouth University

Publications

Scholarly Articles

Refereed Journal Articles:

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

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

 “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

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

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

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

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

“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

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

“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

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

         

Professional Associations

The Hospitality Board Member at FDU, 1999- present

Society For Advancement of Management 2007 – present

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

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

Learning for Life Northern New Jersey Council – 2004 – Present

Awards

Awarded 2007 Teaching Excellence Award – Leon Hess Business School

Awarded 2008 Teaching Excellence Award – Leon Hess Business School

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

Awarded “The Innovation in Teaching Award 2008” from MAACBA for

Efforts in teaching Entrepreneurship in the Leon Hess School of Business

Awarded 2010 Teaching Excellence Award – Leon Hess Business School

Awarded “National Innovative Entrepreneurship Course Award 2010” by the

U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE)

Awarded “Supervisor of the Year 2011” by the

Monmouth University Student Government Association

Awarded “Outstanding Monmouth University Community Member 2013” by the                              Monmouth University Student Government Association

Awarded “Outstanding Monmouth University Community Member 2014” by the

Monmouth University Student Government Association

Awarded “The Showcase Award 2014” by the Small Business Institute

Awarded “The Marketing Award 2015” by the U.S. Power Squadrons

Awarded “The Excellence in Entrepreneurship Education Award 2015” by the

U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE)

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)
  • Entrepreneurship (BM 451)
  • 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

2020 Spring

2020 Summer E

2020 Fall

2019 Spring

2019 Summer E

2019 Summer B

2019 Fall

2018 Spring

2018 Summer E

2018 Summer B

2018 Fall

2017 Spring

2017 Summer E

2017 Fall