MONA SCHOOL OF BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT (MSBM), in association with its Cohort 4 doctoral candidates presented the 2014 Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) academic conference, which was held at the University of the West Indies Regional Headquarters, Mona Jamaica, on Thursday, June 5, 2014 .
Under the theme” Towards new business growth: the nexus of theory and practice,” the keynote address was gven by Mr. Patrick Hylton, group-managing director of Jamaica’s largest commercial (National commercial Bank), and a member of the public/private sector oversight committee, Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC. The conference agenda also included remarks by Professor E. Nigel Harris, Vice-Chancellor of the University of the West Indies, as well as presentations by the six doctoral candidates on their respective dissertation research interests.
The candidates’ areas of focus for dissertation research include
The conference brought together academic researchers and industry practitioners to share their ideas on scholarly research and their applicability to business practices.