Carlos Biaggi, PhD

• Dean, Faculty of Business Administration
• Director, Advancement and Marketing

• Associate Professor of Accounting and Management

• MBA Advisor

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• Telephone: +961 71 189650, +1 240 4284270

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Dr. Carlos Biaggi hails from Argentina and brings 20+ years of experience in the not-for-profit sector and academia in Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, the Philippines, and Lebanon. He is a CPA in his country, holds an MBA from Universidad Autónoma de Asunción, and a PhD in Business from the Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies. Carlos is passionate about utilizing the latest technologies in business in a context of integrity and ethics. He lives in Lebanon with his wife Silvana and their two children, Giuliana and Giovanni.
His research areas are business ethics, spirituality in business, strategy, human resources management, entrepreneurship, and qualitative research. Carlos serves as reviewer of the Asian Qualitative Research Association; International Forum; and the Journal of Management, Spirituality & Religion.


Conference presentations:

  • Zgheib, P. W., & Biaggi, C. E. Pilot Test Run of MEU Almayara Startup Innovation Competition as Core Requirement of Business Curriculum at MEU, 12th Biennial Seventh-day Adventist Business Teachers Conference, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan, USA (June 14-16, 2022).
  • Biaggi, C. E. Soft Skills for Hard Times, Entrepreneurship in Pandemic Times, 1st Symposium of the Faculty of Business, Dominican Republic Adventist University, Monseñor Nouel, Dominican Republic (March 21, 2021).
  • Biaggi, C. E. Leadership and Innovation in Pandemic Times, 4th International Congress of the Interamerican Division, Colombia Adventist University Corporation, Medellin, Colombia (March 10-13, 2021).
  • Biaggi, C. E., & Lasu, S. The Influence of Virtuous Leadership on Organizational Performance Among Leaders of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in MENA: A Classic Grounded Theory Study, 5th Research Conference, Adventist University of Africa, Nairobi, Kenya (September 24-26, 2020).
  • Barkanian, J., & Biaggi, C. E. Culture and Corruption: Plagiarism, Wasta and Bribery in the MENA Region, 11th Biennal SDA Business Teachers Conference, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan, USA (July 9-11, 2019).
  • Biaggi, C. E. Boundaries and Self-control: Keys to (Un)ethical Behavior in Organizations, 10th Biennal SDA Business Teachers Conference, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan, USA (July 11-13, 2017).
  • Biaggi, C. E., & Naddaf, J. The Challenges to Manage a Business in a Low Market Share Country: Legal, Illegal, and Franchises in Lebanon, 23th International Scientific Conference, Lebanese Association for the Advancement of Science, Lebanese University, Fanar, Lebanon (April 6-7, 2017).
  • Biaggi, C. E. The Influence of Spirituality and Nationality on Unethical Behavior Among Leaders of Christian Organizations, 16th AIIAS Annual Theological Forum, Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies, Silang, Philippines (October 31-November 2, 2013).
  • Biaggi, C. E. Millennial Students in Higher Education: Changes Needed from Christian Teachers, 14th AIIAS International Conference of the Graduate School, Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies, Silang, Philippines (October 28-29, 2013).
  • Biaggi, C. E. The Benefits of the Administrative and Financial Centralization of the Adventist Schools in Paraguay, 1st International Scholars Conference, Asia-Pacific International University, Muaklek, Thailand (October 3-4, 2013).
  • Biaggi, C. E. A Conceptual Model of Spirituality and its Influence on Unethical Behavior, International Conference on Management, Leadership and Governance ICMLG 2013, ACPI & Bangkok University, Thailand (February 7-8, 2013).
  • Biaggi, C. E. Avoiding Ethical Pitfalls: A Cross-Case Study of the Global Financial Crisis and the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Developing Countries, 13th AIIAS Graduate School Forum, Silang, Philippines (November 16, 2012).