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On June 21, 2017, Dorothy McAleer successfully defended her PhD dissertation titled "A Global Meta-Data Analysis of Factors Influencing Sustainability Report External Assurance."
The jury was made up of Professor Manomita Nandy (adviser), Professor Michael Wynne (second examiner), and Professor César Baena (ISM Dean and Director of Doctoral Research).

On August 2, 2017, ISM DBA candidate Troy Troublefield successfully defended his dissertation titled “Gaps in Cross-Cultural Training in the US Military: Building Cross-Cultural Competence in Service Members Assigned to South Korea.” The defense jury was made up of ​Professor Nicholas Harkiolakis (adviser), Professor Andrew Thomas (second examiner), and Professor César Baena (ISM’s Dean and Director of Doctoral Research).
DBA alumnus Akintoye Akindele (Class of 2016) published a paper titled “The Determinants of Bond Market Development: Further Evidence from Emerging and Developed Countries” in the Emerging Markets Review. He co-authored the article based on his ISM dissertation with his adviser and his second reader, Professors Houcem Smaoui and Martin Grandes. To read the abstract, go to http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1566014116301005
The 5th International Innovation Management, Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Conference took place on May 25-26, 2017, in Prague. ISM PhD alumnus and core faculty Professor Michael Neubert presented his paper on “Innovation Pricing Strategies of High-Tech Start-Up Firms.” To access the conference book of proceedings, go to http://imes.vse.cz/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Conference_Proceedings_IMES_2017.pdf.
On July 20, 2017, ISM PhD candidate Manal Naboulsi successfully defended her dissertation titled “The Interface between Gender Processes and Family Business Succession in Family-Owned Businesses in Lebanon and the United States: A Comparative Case Study.” The defense jury was made up of ​Professor Daphne Halkias (adviser), Professor Michael Neubert (second examiner), and Professor César Baena (ISM’s Dean and Director of Doctoral Research).