Mendoza School of Business


Jessica McManus Warnell

Associate Teaching Professor
Management & Organization
 574-631-9182
  254 Mendoza College of Business
  • Biography
  • Background
  • Publications
  • Books
  • Presentations
  • Awards

Jessica McManus Warnell teaches the required undergraduate-level business ethics course at the Mendoza College of Business, and elective courses in sustainable business, values-based decision-making, managing millennials, and business and culture in Japan. Jessica is the recipient of the 2017 United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (UN PRME) North America Chapter Award for Teaching Excellence. Her research and presentations explore moral reasoning and business ethics curricula, sustainability education, managing millennials toward effective, ethical leadership, and business ethics in the U.S. and Japan. A faculty fellow of the Notre Dame Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies, she served as a visiting scholar at Reitaku University 麗澤大学, Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan, March – July 2013, with ongoing collaboration. Jessica is a graduate of Saint Mary’s College (BA) and the University of Chicago (MA) and has completed the Notre Dame Executive Education Certificate in Executive Management and Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Sustainability Reporting Certification from LEAD Canada. Jessica is the author of Engaging Millennials for Ethical Leadership: What Works for Young Professionals and Their Managers, available at http://EngagingEthicalMillennials.nd.edu.

Education
BA, Saint Mary's College
MA, University of Chicago
Certificate in Executive Management, University of Notre Dame, Executive Education

Areas of Expertise
Business Ethics
Sustainability
Values-Based Decision Making

Editorial Boards
Ad Hoc Reviewer
Academy of Management 2018 Annual Meeting - Management Education and Development Division
December, 2017 - February, 2018

Ad Hoc Reviewer
Academy of Management 2017 Annual Meeting - Management Education and Development Division
December, 2016 - February, 2017

Ad Hoc Reviewer
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada | Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines | Insight Grants
December, 2016 - January, 2017

Ad Hoc Reviewer
Academy of Management 2016 Annual Meeting - Management Education and Development Division & Social Issues in Management Division
December, 2015 - February, 2016

Ad Hoc Reviewer
Academy of Management 2015 Annual Meeting - Management Education and Development Division & Social Issues in Management Division
December, 2014 - February, 2015

Teaching
Introduction to Business Ethics
Ethical Leadership Research Seminar
Giving Voice to Values
Managing & Millennials
Topics in Sustainable Business
Managing and Millennials
Business Ethics Field Project
"Perspectives on Business Ethics in the Japanese Tradition: Implications for Global Understanding of the Role of Business in Society", (With Toru Umeda), Asian Journal of Business Ethics (Springer) - Accepted (awaiting publication)


"Business students and faculty on the same side of the desk: Engaged students and collaborative faculty present three new international business ethics case studies", (With Joan E. Dubinsky), Journal of Business Ethics Education, 13, 2016

"Leading Across Generations", Springer; Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and GovernanceGlobal Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance; Ali Farazmand, Ed., 2016

"Moral Reasoning and Learning Outcomes in Undergraduate Business Education: A Cross-Cultural Exploration", (With Maria Cecilia Coutinho de Arruda, Cheng Wang), Understanding Ethics and Responsibilities in a Globalizing World: The International Society of Business, Economics, and Ethics Book Series (Eds. M. C. Arruda, B. Rok; Springer), 5, 2016


"Giving Voice to Values: Engaging Millennials and Managing Multigenerational Cultures", Managing Human Resources from the Millennial Generation (William Sauser & Ronald Sims, eds.); Information Age Publishing, 2012

"Ethics, Leadership and the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME): Sustainability Matters", (With Theresa Ricke-Kiely), SAGE: Environmental Leadership: A Reference Handbook, 2012

"Ask More of Business Education: Giving Voice to Values for Emerging Leaders", Journal of Business Ethics Education: Special Issue: Giving Voice to Values, 8, 2012

"An Undergraduate Business Ethics Curriculum: Learning and Moral Development Outcomes", Journal of Business Ethics Education, 7, 2010, 2010

"Energy, Justice & Fukushima: A Multidisciplinary Faculty Collaboration", Association for Practical and Professional Ethics (APPE) 28th Annual Meeting, 2019
"Millennials & Ethical Leadership at Work", Mendoza Staff Speaker Series, 2018
"The Investigative Teams Model: A Meaningful Voice for People in Poverty in Partnership with Allies", Association for Practical and Professional Ethics 27th Annual Conference, 2018
"Ethics in Management Education", 2017 International Vincentian Business Ethics Conference, DePaul University, Chicago, 2017
"The influence of institutional mission on students' values: A comparison among universities (with Jim Weber, Duquesne University)", 2017 International Vincentian Business Ethics Conference, DePaul University, Chicago, 2017
"Three International Business Ethics Case Studies: A Faculty-Student Collaboration", 2017 International Vincentian Business Ethics Conference, DePaul University, Chicago, 2017
"Early Career Employees & Ethical Decision Making: What’s different & why does it matter?", Day of Research, Ethical Decision Making & Early Career Employees // Ted Rogers Leadership Centre, at Ryerson University's Ted Rogers School of Management, 2017
"Plenary Presentation: Millennials and Ethical Leadership", 19th International Conference on Ethics Across the Curriculum, 2017
"A Multidisciplinary Collaboration on Teaching Business & Culture in Japan", 66th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs , 2017
"Lunch with An Author: Jessica McManus Warnell on Engaging Millennials for Ethical Leadership; Featured presentation of the Lunch with An Author program, Professional Ethics Track, of the APPE Annual Meeting; host discussion of my book with small group participants.", Association for Practical and Professional Ethics 26th Annual International Conference, 2017
"Business students and faculty on the same side of the desk: A collaborative effort to develop new international business ethics case studies", Association for Practical and Professional Ethics 26th Annual International Conference, 2017
"Perspectives on Business Ethics in the Japanese Tradition: Implications for Global Understanding of the Role of Business in Society", International Society of Business, Economics & Ethics (ISBEE) World Congress, Shanghai, China, 2016
"Invited Faculty Speaker: Engaging Millennials for Ethical Leadership: Generations at Work", Daniels Fund Ethics Consortium Summit, 2015
"Engaging Millennials for Ethical Leadership", Higgins Labor Studies Program: Research, Advocacy & Policy (RAP) Program, 2015
"Engaging Millennials for Ethical Leadership: New Insights on What Works", Webinar: Clear-Sighted Career Online Learning Series of the Notre Dame Alumni Association, 2015
"Engaging Millennials for Ethical Leadership: PDW", Academy of Management 2015 Annual Meeting, 2015
"Engaging Millennials for Ethical Leadership", Notre Dame Alumni Association Annual Leadership Conference, 2015
"Perspectives on Business Ethics in the Japanese Tradition: Implications for a Global Understanding of the Role of Business in Society", Association for Applied and Professional Ethics (APPE) 24th Annual Meeting, 2015
"Moderator, Faculty Panel: The Ethics of Fracking", John A. Berges Series in Business Ethics, 2014
"Engaging Millennials for Ethical Leadership", Connecting Silos: Sharing Ideas & Best Practices in the Teaching of Professional & Research Ethics, 2014
"Engaging Millennials for Ethical Leadership", Notre Dame Alumni Association Leadership Conference, 2014
"A Perspective on Business Ethics in Japan and the United States", Liu Institute Fellows Colloquium Series, 2014
"Business Ethics Teaching and Learning", Hesburgh Lecture, Tokyo, Japan, Waseda University, 2014
"'Fessing Up: Impact on Consumers and Employees When Companies Admit Wrongdoing", Association for Practical and Professional Ethics (APPE) 23rd Annual Meeting, 2014
"Unpacking the Millennial Mystery: Business Ethics and Working with Generational Differences in the Classroom and Corporation", 20th Annual International Vincentian Business Ethics Conference, 2013
"The Notre Dame Approach to Business Ethics and Trends in U.S. Business Ethics Education"
"Assessing Moral Sensitivity", Association for Applied and Professional Ethics (APPE) 22nd Annual Meeting, 2013
"Unpacking the Millennial Mystery: Business Ethics and Working with Generational Differences in the Classroom and the Corporation", Association for Practical and Professional Ethics (APPE) 22nd Annual Meeting, 2013
"Recognizing and Approaching an Ethical Problem", Responsibilities and Ethics in the Conduct of Research, 2013
"AOM PDW: Lessons Learned on the Front Line: Working with the Giving Voice to Values Case Method", Academy of Management Annual Meeting, 2012
"Moral Reasoning and Learning Outcomes in Undergraduate Business Education: A Cross-Cultural Exploration", Fifth ISBEE World Congress, 2012
"Reinforcing Students’ Core Ethical Commitments through Emphasis of Catholic Social Thought", 8th International Symposium on Catholic Social Thought and Management Education: Renewing Mission and Identity in Catholic Business Education, 2012
"Giving Voice to Values in Management Education", 18th Annual International Business Ethics Conference, 2011
"An Undergraduate Business Ethics Curriculum: Learning and Moral Development Outcomes", Association for Applied and Professional Ethics (APPE) Annual Meeting, 2011
"Ethics, Leadership and Sustainability in Business Education: Implications of Identity and Pedagogical Considerations", Saint Mary's College, 2010
"Business Education, Ethics and Community-Based Learning: A Three-Year Longitudinal Study", Callings: Fostering Vocation through Community-Based Learning Conference, 2007
"Integrated Ethical Development in Business Education: A Longitudinal Study", Association for Moral Education International Conference, 2006
"Engaging Millennials for Ethical Leadership", Notre Dame Alumni Association Leadership Conference, 2005
"Turning Violence Around in Our Communities", Wellsprings of Wisdom Annual Conference, 2004
"Global Engagement and Faculty Partnership Grant", Notre Dame International, 2019

"Justice and Asia Collaborative Research Grant", Notre Dame Liu Institute for Asia & Asian Studies, 2019

"Stephen C. Moore Center for Values & Ethics in Business Endowment Curriculum Development Grant", 2018

"2018 Management & Organization Department Faculty Service Award", MCOB M&O Department, 2018

"UN PRME Chapter North America Award for Excellence in Teaching", United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education, 2017

"Research Funding Award", Notre Dame Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies, 2014

"2013–2014 Gray Family Course Development Grant Recipient", Notre Dame Center for Social Concerns, 2013

"2010 Key Award for Services Program of the Year - Robinson Community Learning Center", Indiana Association for Community Economic Development and the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority, 2010