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 early career and multigenerational employees, 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, effective and ethical leadership at work, 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
Asian Journal of Business Ethics (Springer)
2018

Ad Hoc Reviewer
Business, Management, and Accounting Texts, Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group
2018

Ad Hoc Reviewer
Journal of Management Education
2016

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

Ad Hoc Reviewer
Academy of Management Annual Meeting - Management Education and Development Division
2013

Ad Hoc Reviewer
Accounting Education: An International Journal
2013

Ad Hoc Reviewer
Association for Practical & Professional Ethics (APPE) Annual Meeting Program Reviewer
2013

Ad Hoc Reviewer
Organization Management Journal
2013

Ad Hoc Reviewer
Journal of Business Ethics Education
2012

Ad Hoc Reviewer
Mitacs Accelerate Research: Career Stage, Age, and Gender on Employees’ Ethical Challenges: a Canadian Perspective
2018

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
"Toward Discovering a National Identity for Millennials: Examining their Personal Value Orientations for Regional, Institutional, and Demographic Similarities or Variations", (With James Weber, Dawn Elm, Vanessa Hill, Jeffrey Loewenstein, Patsy Lewellyn), Business and Society Review, 124 - 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

"Keynote Presentation", Ethical Leadership Across Generations - Gallagher Risk Management & Consulting, 2019
"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
"Giving Voice to Values - Ethical Leadership", Ethical Leaders in STEM - The Notre Dame Graduate School, 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
"International Business Ethics and Social Entrepreneurship Case Presentation", Mandela Washington Fellows - Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), 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
"Ethical Leadership", Leadership South Bend/Mishawaka of the St. Joseph County Chamber of Commerce, 2017
"Business Ethics", Leadership South Bend/Mishawaka of the St. Joseph County Chamber of Commerce, 2016
"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
"", Sustainability: a Multi-disciplinary Movement; Invited participation representing the College of Business, GreeND multidisciplinary faculty panel presentation and discussion, 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
"Hitting the Ground Running: Understanding and Leveraging Generational Differences", Orientation - MCOB Graduate Business Programs, 2015
"Perspectives on Business Ethics in the Japanese Tradition: Implications for a Global Understanding of the Role of Business in Society", 5th Annual Connecting Silos: Sharing Ideas & Best Practices in the Teaching of Professional & Research Ethics, 2015
"Engaging Millennials for Ethical Leadership", Notre Dame Alumni Association Annual Leadership Conference, 2015
"Engaging Millennials for Ethical Leadership: New Insights on What Works", Association for Applied and Professional Ethics (APPE) 24th Annual Meeting, 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 (with Edward Conlon & Adam Kronk)", 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; Reitaku University, Japan"
"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; Notre Dame Graduate School, 2013
"Moral Reasoning and Learning Outcomes in Undergraduate Business Education: A Cross-Cultural Exploration (presented by Maria Cecilia Arruda)", Congreso ALENE 2012, Universidad del Salvador, 2012
"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
"Competencies Related to Ethics (presented by Maria Cecilia Arruda - FGV-EAESP, Sao Paulo, Brazil)"
"B-School Curricula: What We Do, How We Measure Its Impact, and What Could Be Added", Innovating Ethics Pedagogy in the Classroom and the Corporation: A Forum about What Works, What’s New, and What’s Possible (ND Deloitte Center for Ethical Leadership), 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
"Sustainable Business", Colloquia Presentation in Sustainability Through the Catholic Social Tradition (Bill Purcell, Rachel Novak, Instructors), 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 (presented by Jay Brandenberger)", Association for Moral Education International Conference, 2006
"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

"2016-2017 Rodney F. Ganey, Ph.D. Collaborative Community-Based Research Seed Grant", Notre Dame Center for Social Concerns, 2016

"Research Funding Award", Notre Dame Deloitte Center for Ethical Leadership, 2014

"Invited Research Fellow", Business Ethics and Compliance Research Center, Reitaku University, Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan, 2014

"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

"Invited Research Fellow and Instructor (5-Month Appointment)", Business Ethics and Compliance Research Center, Reitaku University, Japan, 2013

"2010 Key Award for Services Program of the Year - Robinson Community Learning Center - with Jay Caponigro, Luther Tyson and Melissa Paulsen", Indiana Association for Community Economic Development and the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority, 2010