Ethné Swartz, Ph.D. is Associate Dean for Innovation and Strategic Initiatives Silberman College of Business College at Florham.

Ethné Swartz, Ph.D. is Professor of Entrepreneurship and serves as Associate Dean in the Silberman College of Business at Fairleigh Dickinson University. Prior to her current role she served as chair of the Marketing and Entrepreneurship Department in the Silberman College of Business at Fairleigh Dickinson University. Ethné is a native of South Africa where she worked in Human Resource Management for General Motors and Kodak.  She pursued doctoral research at the Manchester School of Management, UMIST, at Manchester University in the UK.  She has served on the boards of a number of non-profit organizations, including the United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE In New Jersey Ethné is an active contributor to New Jersey’s entrepreneurial organizations and she has served as one of Fairleigh Dickinson University’s delegates to the UN NGO Committee on Women. In spring 2013 Ethné was a Fulbright Scholar at Zeppelin University in Germany.

Ethné has published in a variety of academic outlets. The second edition of her book, “Business Continuity: A Crisis Management Approach” was published by Routledge in spring 2010. She has co-authored two additional books and her articles have appeared in the following journals: • Long Range Planning • Risk Management: An International Journal • Journal of Applied Management Studies • Leadership and Organisational Development Journal • Business Horizons • International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research • Facilities • Education and Training; ET&P.