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PhD in Business Administration (CNAM, Paris)
Alumnus of Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan
Master of Research (DEA) in Business (Paris-Créteil University)
MA (Sciences Po, Paris)
BA (Paris-1 Sorbonne University)
Dr. Nicolas M. Dahan, is an Associate Professor of International Business and Strategy, at CSUMB, College of Business.
He has worked as a full-time faculty at a number of institutions, both in the USA (most recently, Temple University-Fox School of Business) and France (most recently, Rouen Business School).
He has also extensive adjunct teaching experience with American institutions, including George Washington University, Tulane University, Baruch College-CUNY, as well as top French business schools (ESSEC, ESCP Europe, Sciences Po…), and executive education. He has also been a guest speaker on several US programs (including Wharton-Estée Lauder Institute, Babson College, Ball State University).
During his doctoral studies, he was a lecturer in strategic management and international business at University College Dublin (Ireland) for two years.
His research interests focus mainly on the area of non-market strategies (in particular, corporate political activity, as well as corporate social responsibility and corporate governance). His scholarly work has appeared in international refereed outlets with impact factors such as Business & Society, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Business Research, Human Relations, Long Range Planning, Strategic Organization, Thunderbird International Business Review. He has also presented papers at many international and French conferences, and has organized a number of international research conferences pertaining to corporate political strategies and interest groups. He is also member of three journal editorial boards.
He has work experience with several French firms, and has acted occasionally as a consultant for multinational enterprises as well as trade associations.
Courses taught at CSUMB include: BUS 425: Global Marketing (4 units) (Global Marketing), BUS 493: International Business (4 units) (International Business), BUS 631: Global Business (6 units) (Global Business), BUS 691: Business Strategy (6 units) (Business Strategy).
Selection of Recent Published Research:
-Dahan, N. (lead author), DiGregorio, D., Seeton, A., Hadani, M. (forthcoming). "Beyond Beauty Contests: Benchmarking Undergraduate International Business Education Programs According to Best Practice Adoption". Accepted for publication in Thunderbird International Business Review.
-Hadani, M., N. Dahan, N. and J-P. Bonardi, (2017). "Corporate Political Activity, Public Policy Uncertainty and Firm Outcomes: A Meta-Analysis". Strategic Organization, 15(3): 338-366.
-Dahan, N., Doh, J., & Raelin, J. (2015). "Pivoting the role of government in the business & society interface: A Stakeholder perspective". Journal of Business Ethics, 131(3): 665-680.
-Hadani, M., Dahan, N., & Doh, J. (2015). "The CEO as Chief Political Officer: Managerial Discretion and Corporate Political Activity". Journal of Business Research, 68(11): 2330-2337.