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Assistant Professor at University of San Francisco and Director of CHART Lab
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: 2019 ECUST & USF Doctoral Consortium at The 4th East China University of Science and Technology – University of San Francisco International Symposium

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: 2019 ECUST & USF Doctoral Consortium at The 4th East China University of Science and Technology – University of San Francisco International Symposium

2019 ECUST & USF Doctoral PDW Quick Facts Important Dates: Submission Deadline: 10th May 2019 (24:00 midnight Hong Kong time) Notification: 17th May 2019 Doctoral PDW Day: Sunday, 26th May 2019 Submission Details: Online Submission: mjmonnot@usfca.edu SUBJECT LINE: CBSI DOCTORAL PDW   Template: Submissions should follow the American Psychological Association for formatting, with 12 size font and double space (main text only). Submission Content: (1) 1-page application letter, (2) 2-page research summary (including references), and (3) a 1-2-page CV. Chair: Matt Monnot,…

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My Job is Fun

My Job is Fun

Management Majors from the University of San Francisco killing it at the Palace of Fine Arts Escape Rooms as part of the adventure learning section of their culminating course – BUS447. Nice work team!    

Call for Papers: The 4th East China University of Science and Technology – University of San Francisco International Symposium

Call for Papers: The 4th East China University of Science and Technology – University of San Francisco International Symposium

Call for Papers 4th East China University of Science and Technology – University of San Francisco International Symposium Date: May 25-26, 2019 Location:  Shanghai, P.R. China Currently, the international economic structure is undergoing tremendous changes. On one hand, anti-globalization sentiment and subsequent protectionism keep rising across the developed economies. The protectionist trade policies of United States, and the China-US trade war in particular, are causing the world economic system to undergo turbulent adjustments and hindering foreign direct investment from emerging market countries….

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Financial Success and (or?) Happiness

Financial Success and (or?) Happiness

Thanks to Jill Suttie for her article at Greater Good Magazine on the relationship between money and happiness. She cites Lora Park and my own research. Monnot hopes his research might help individuals—and business leaders and policymakers—to realize that fulfilling psychological needs is more important to happiness than making a lot of money. “Autonomy, developing a skill set to be good at what you do, being affiliative with others, having a sense of connection to your community—these are all things…

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Organization Innovation Fitness

Organization Innovation Fitness

Looking forward to hearing from Laszlo Gyorffy this evening at USF, hosted by the USF’s MSOD program. Come and meet Laszlo, President of the Enterprise Development Group, with over 20 years of experience. Based on Laszlo’s work with pioneering enterprises in Silicon Valley and around the globe (e.g., BBC, Panera Bread, IDEO, Toyota, Swisscom, Phillips, Stanford University) he has learned a great deal about what makes innovation prosper. His one-hour talk you will delve into the strategies, ingredients, and organizational dynamics…

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Examining Easterlin’s Paradox in Post-Reform China

Examining Easterlin’s Paradox in Post-Reform China

Had a great time writing this piece for The International Academic Forum‘s interdisciplinary academic platform, Think, designed for both the academic community and general readership. How far is money related to levels of satisfaction with life? Dr Matthew J. Monnot of the University of San Francisco, United States, discusses the contrast between decades of GDP growth in China and stagnant levels of individual life and job satisfaction, questioning whether monetary incentives can fill evolved psychological needs and examining the relationship…

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China Innovation and Global Integration: Silicon Valley and Beyond

China Innovation and Global Integration: Silicon Valley and Beyond

The final acceptance letters have been sent out! The program is being finalized for the China Business Studies Initiative (CBSI) International Conference hosted by University of San Francisco in collaboration with Peking University, the Department of International Science and Technology Cooperation, Ministry of Science and Technology of China, and the World Federation of Overseas Chinese Associations. China Innovation and Global Integration: Silicon Valley and Beyond will take place in Beijing, China from May 17 to 19, 2017 and will serve…

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One Belt, One Road, One World: What’s in it for U.S. Businesses?

One Belt, One Road, One World: What’s in it for U.S. Businesses?

Join China experts for a lively discussion on OBOR and find out how your business can benefit during the CBSI gala event filled with enlightening discussions, networking, and cultural and musical entertainment! China’s One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative represents “the largest and potentially the most transformative engineering effort in human history.” (Chas Freeman, Former U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, June 20, 2016). OBOR is already having a transformational impact on the political economies of many Asian nations. Keynote Speaker…

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Disruptive Employee Engagement

Disruptive Employee Engagement

What a fantastic event tonight! Such an engaging and innovative approach to talent management. Thanks to Kyle Hermans! Also thanks to the huge turnout of attendees. Description below. Kyle Hermans will present an interactive discussion that explores disruptive employee engagement. He will explore the roadblocks that stand in the way to building a strong employee experience and how to overcome them to lay the foundation for a change ready culture. Kyle currently holds the position of Partner at Lippincott, a…

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Call for Papers: China Business Studies Initiative (CBSI) 2nd International Conference

Call for Papers: China Business Studies Initiative (CBSI) 2nd International Conference

China Innovation and Global Integration: Silicon Valley and Beyond The 2nd Annual China Business Studies Initiative (CBSI) International Conference hosted by University of San Francisco in collaboration with Peking University, the Department of International Science and Technology Cooperation, Ministry of Science and Technology of China, and the World Federation of Overseas Chinese Associations . Date: May 17-19, 2017 Location: Langfang, JingJinJi, China (near Beijing) Submission Deadline: January 25, 2017 Notice of Acceptance: February 25, 2017 Early Bird Registration: March 10,…

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