On September 9, 2021, Morgan Blount became Dr. Morgan Blount after successfully defending her doctoral manuscript entitled Crisis Leadership: An Examination of Effective Leadership Styles and Mindset, making her the FIRST EVER Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree recipient from JWU. After enrolling in the inaugural cohort in 2018, Dr. Blount fondly looks back at her experience in the program and re-confirms the program's goal of progressing students to graduate successfully and on time. "I really enjoyed the lock-step courses throughout the dissertation.
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While most leaders understand the internal and external realities that require change, some senior leaders disconnected from the market or their employees impose top-down change without input from stakeholders. In this scenario, leaders sense a performance gap, diagnose the problems, and impose changes with little-to-no participant involvement.
Desired qualifications: Terminal degree status, subject matter expertise, familiarity with APA format, previous research and methodology experience, exceptional editing skills, mentoring potential, ability to work as part of a team, PATIENCE.
As a second-year student in the online Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program at Johnson & Wales University, I wanted to share some thoughts on my experiences and give prospective students insights into the program. Overall, it has been an extremely positive and rewarding experience so far. Here’s why.
For business professionals who are looking to give themselves a competitive edge, an advanced degree can provide an in-depth exploration of topics and methods. At Johnson & Wales University, the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree focuses on organizational development and allows students to expand their knowledge and leadership practices.
Jump-start your career with a focused study in communications, and learn the foundational skills you need to communicate effectively in any industry. In this online undergraduate certificate program from Johnson & Wales, you will explore the basic principles, practices, and theories of communications, as well as how organizations use communication strategies to enable social change. Topics of study include traditional communication methods, use of media, stakeholder analysis, effective messaging for social change, and rhetoric and composition.
If you’re thinking about expanding your formal education and increasing your career opportunities with a doctoral degree, consider the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA). Although most familiar is the PhD, there are some significant advantages to earning a DBA — and it is a professional doctorate with the same status, standing, and academic challenge as a PhD.