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Meet the Master of Science in Organizational Leadership Faculty

M. Elizabeth Merkel, PhD
Director, Master of Science in Organizational Leadership Program

BS Psychology Grace University
MS Organizational Leadership, College of Saint Mary
PhD Human Science-Leadership Studies, University of Nebraska Lincoln

BS Psychology Grace University
MS Organizational Leadership, College of Saint Mary
PhD Human Science-Leadership Studies, University of Nebraska Lincoln

mmerkel [at] CSM.edu
Narcissus Shambare, PhD

MBA Strategic Management & Consultancy, Nottingham Trent University
MS Strategic Focus, Edinburgh Business School

MBA Strategic Management & Consultancy, Nottingham Trent University
MS Strategic Focus, Edinburgh Business School
MSIS Enterprise Resource Planning, Central Michigan University
PhD Management Information Systems, Northcentral University

Areas of Expertise
Business Administration, Information Systems, Enterprise Resource Planning, Business Development and Consulting

Accomplishments and Published Articles
Shambare, N. (2013). Examining the influence of personality traits on intranet portal by faculty in higher education. ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, n/a.
Shi, W., Shambare, N. and Wang, J. (2008). The adoption of internet banking: An institutional theory perspective. Journal of Financial Services Marketing, 12(4), 272-286
Shambare, N. (1999). Increasing market share of Colgate Palmolive (Zimbabwe) in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry in Zimbabwe. Nottingham Trent University Library, UK (Dissertation). August 1999.
Lisieux Fund Award, College of Saint Mary, Spring 2017
Lisieux Fund Award, College of Saint Mary, Spring 2014
College Educator of the Year Award, AIM Institute, 2013
Faculty Inspiring Excellence Award, College of Saint Mary, 2011-12

Involvement
Tech Talent Taskforce - Greater Omaha, Served on the Evaluation and Measurement Workgroup, 2016
Tech Talent Taskforce - Greater Omaha, Subcommittee to compute target goal for Tech Talent by 2020
Tech Talent Taskforce - Greater Omaha, Strategic Planning and Implementation, 2015
Central Michigan University GEAR UP program, 2002-2019
Review for Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management, 2006-present

nshambare [at] csm.edu
Christine Basque Malloy, MA
cmalloy [at] csm.edu
Summer Zwanziger-Elsinger, PhD

BS Drake University
MBA Risk Management, University of St. Thomas
MSc Business Research, Glasgow Caledonian University (Scotland)

BS Drake University
MBA Risk Management, University of St. Thomas
MSc Business Research, Glasgow Caledonian University (Scotland)
Ph.D. Organization & Management, Capella University

Areas of Expertise
DEI, Business Ethics, Research, Statistics, Change Management, International Short-Term Faculty-Led Courses

Accomplishments and Published Articles
Zwanziger Elsinger, S. & Heinz, M. (2022). A Cross-Disciplinary Project on Marketing to Older Adults. Marketing Education Review: Taylor & Francis. Manuscript DOI: 10.1080/10528008.2022.2035236.
Zwanziger Elsinger, S. & Hinders, J. (2021). Understanding the Importance of Customer Engagement When Making Strategic Business Decisions. Transnational Journal of Business

Involvement
St. Sebald Church Cemetery Association trustee
Volga City Truck Cruise trustee

szwanzigerelsinger [at] csm.edu
Jaye Stentz, MS, MA, Board Certified Coach (BCC)
Adjunct Instructor

M.A. Management, University of Nebraska Lincoln
M.S. Leadership Education, University of Nebraska Lincoln

M.A. Management, University of Nebraska Lincoln
M.S. Leadership Education, University of Nebraska Lincoln

jstentz [at] csm.edu