Contact
Email Address
Moira.Tolan@msmc.edu
Office
845-569-3288
Location
Aquinas 100
Office Hours
By Appointment

Bio

During Professor Tolan's early career, she worked in professional sales in New York's financial district. She began teaching at the college in 1992, teaching courses in finance, marketing and management. 

Degrees
Doctor of Philosophy, State University at Albany
Master of Business Adminstration, Iona College
Bachelor of Business Administration, Iona College

Courses
MGT 5050 – Organizational Behavior
BUS 3150 – Organizational Behavior
MGT 6600 – Research Seminar in Planning and Implementation of Business Policy
BUS 3080 – International Business

Instructor’s Expectations
A priority of Professor Tolan's has been to develop a lifelong love of learning in her students so that after a particular course is over, they will have refined many of the skills that are necessary for the attainment and expression of knowledge.

A continual focus on the development of reading and writing skills and the use of technology as a learning facilitator helps her to achieve her goals. She also emphasizes each topic’s relevance to contemporary society in order to build enthusiasm for the subject matter. Students are encouraged to actively participate in all of her classes.

Specializations/Areas of Research Interest
Professor Tolan's area of specialization in her research is management education. She is currently focused upon addressing sustainability practices in business.

Memberships and Professional Associations
Professor Tolan has served on the Board of Directors of the Northeast Business and Economics Association (NBEA) since 2014 and was the Vice President and Program Director of this group in 2016.

Recent Publications
Book Chapters

Published Conference Proceedings

  • Business as a calling revisited
    Moira Tolan, T. Niemotko
    Northeast Business and Economics Association Conference Proceedings, 2017
  • Relationship of sustainability reporting to practice
    Moira Tolan, T. Niemotko
    Northeast Business and Economics Association Conference Proceedings, 2017
  • Socio-cultural idiosyncrasies of the American lifestyle and business practices within the United States
    Moira Tolan, Tracey J. Niemotko
    Innovative Approaches in Foreign Language Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2016
  • Teaching business at a faith-based institution
    Moira Tolan, T. Niemotko, M. Mackenzie, C. Zola, and C. McQuillen
    Northeast Business and Economics Association Conference Proceedings, 2016
  • Institutionalization and the death of ideas in management
    Moira Tolan
    Northeast Business and Economics Association Conference Proceedings, 2015
  • Bridging the divide between organizational theory and practice
    Moira Tolan, Akm Hossain
    Northeast Business and Economics Association Conference Proceedings, 2014

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