Faculty Profile

David Sarcone

Associate Professor of International Business and Management (2001)

Contact Information

sarconed@dickinson.edu

Althouse Hall Room 218
717.245.1261

Education

  • B.S., Pennsylvania State University, 1975
  • M.B.A., University of Pittsburgh, 1978
  • Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 2008

2015-2016 Academic Year

Fall 2015

INBM 400 Sem:Intl Bus Policy & Strategy
This capstone course focuses on the challenges associated with formulating strategy in multinational organizations. The course will examine multinational business decisions from the perspective of top managers who must develop strategies, deploy resources, and guide organizations that compete in a global environment. Major topics include foreign market entry strategies, motivation and challenges of internationalization, the analysis of international industries, building competitive advantage in global industries, and the role of the country manager. Case studies will be used to increase the student's understanding of the complexities of managing international business operations. Prerequisite: Completion of at least four of the five 200-level courses (200, 220, 230, 240, 250). This course will not fulfill distribution requirement.

HEST 400 Senior Sem in Health Studies
The Senior Seminar in Health Studies is an interdisciplinary, topics driven course, with specific foci dependent upon the specialization(s) of the instructor. Students will survey the relevant literatures of at least two disciplines; identify specific problems or topics; complete a research project based on secondary and/or primary sources; and offer a final presentation of interdisciplinary work (in the forms of academic papers, oral presentations, or some other creative project (including film, narrative, performance, etc.). Prerequisite: 201 and at least two other courses in Health Studies (as accepted by Health Studies Coordinator), or permission of instructor.Normally offered fall semester.

INBM 500 Independent Study

Spring 2016

INBM 100 Fundamentals of Business
This course features an introductory focus on a wide range of business subjects including the following: business in a global environment; forms of business ownership including small businesses, partnerships, multinational and domestic corporations, joint ventures, and franchises; management decision making; ethics; marketing; accounting; management information systems; human resources; finance; business law; taxation; uses of the internet in business; and how all of the above are integrated into running a successful business. You will learn how a company gets ideas, develops products, raises money, makes its products, sells them and accounts for the money earned and spent. This course will not fulfill a distribution requirement.

HEST 250 National Futures
Cross-listed with INBM 300-04, INST 290-03 and PMGT 290-02. This course explores policies and controversies related to reproductive health in the United States, Japan, and Israel. Along with assessing the success and/or failure of public policy to support fertility and reproductive health, students will compare and contrast the health systems of the three countries. Students will also examine ethnographically cultures of infant and maternal health, and apply the World Health Organization’s building block approach to clarify linkages among health system components, measure health system performance, and assess attempted reforms on system-wide outcomes. At the conclusion of the semester, class members will travel to Israel to visit Ben Gurion University of the Negev to gain a deeper, comparative understanding of the Israeli health system.

PMGT 290 National Futures
Cross-listed with HEST 250-01, INBM 300-04 and INST 290-03. This course explores policies and controversies related to reproductive health in the United States, Japan, and Israel. Along with assessing the success and/or failure of public policy to support fertility and reproductive health, students will compare and contrast the health systems of the three countries. Students will also examine ethnographically cultures of infant and maternal health, and apply the World Health Organization’s building block approach to clarify linkages among health system components, measure health system performance, and assess attempted reforms on system-wide outcomes. At the conclusion of the semester, class members will travel to Israel to visit Ben Gurion University of the Negev to gain a deeper, comparative understanding of the Israeli health system.

INST 290 National Futures
Cross-listed with HEST 250-01, INBM 300-04 and PMGT 290-02. This course explores policies and controversies related to reproductive health in the United States, Japan, and Israel. Along with assessing the success and/or failure of public policy to support fertility and reproductive health, students will compare and contrast the health systems of the three countries. Students will also examine ethnographically cultures of infant and maternal health, and apply the World Health Organization’s building block approach to clarify linkages among health system components, measure health system performance, and assess attempted reforms on system-wide outcomes. At the conclusion of the semester, class members will travel to Israel to visit Ben Gurion University of the Negev to gain a deeper, comparative understanding of the Israeli health system.

INBM 300 National Futures
Cross-listed with HEST 250-01, INST 290-03 and PMGT 290-02. This course explores policies and controversies related to reproductive health in the United States, Japan, and Israel. Along with assessing the success and/or failure of public policy to support fertility and reproductive health, students will compare and contrast the health systems of the three countries. Students will also examine ethnographically cultures of infant and maternal health, and apply the World Health Organization’s building block approach to clarify linkages among health system components, measure health system performance, and assess attempted reforms on system-wide outcomes. At the conclusion of the semester, class members will travel to Israel to visit Ben Gurion University of the Negev to gain a deeper, comparative understanding of the Israeli health system.

INBM 400 Sem:Intl Bus Policy & Strategy
This capstone course focuses on the challenges associated with formulating strategy in multinational organizations. The course will examine multinational business decisions from the perspective of top managers who must develop strategies, deploy resources, and guide organizations that compete in a global environment. Major topics include foreign market entry strategies, motivation and challenges of internationalization, the analysis of international industries, building competitive advantage in global industries, and the role of the country manager. Case studies will be used to increase the student's understanding of the complexities of managing international business operations. Prerequisite: Completion of at least four of the five 200-level courses (200, 220, 230, 240, 250). This course will not fulfill distribution requirement.