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Jessica McManus Warnell

Associate Teaching Professor of Management

BIO

Jessica McManus Warnell teaches the required undergraduate course in business ethics along with several electives in the areas of sustainable business and values-based decision-making; her position includes coordinating assessment of the Mendoza undergraduate business ethics curriculum. She earned her M.A. from the University of Chicago and her B.A. summa cum laude from Saint Mary's College, the Certificate in Executive Management from the Notre Dame Executive Education Program, and Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Sustainability Reporting Certification from LEAD Canada. She holds positions on several local community-based boards and committees and is a member of the Academy of Management, the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics (Membership Committee), the Society for Business Ethics, Net Impact and Alpha Kappa Delta. Past appointments include the board of directors of the Urban League of St. Joseph County, Vice Chair of the Foundation for Music and Healing, and the governing board of South Bend Youth As Resources. Her research explores development of moral learning, principled reasoning and other outcomes of business ethics curricula, ethical leadership and sustainability education in the context of the UN PRME initiative, managing millennials toward effective, ethical leadership, and U.S. and Japanese business ethics. A Faculty Fellow of the Notre Dame Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies, Jessica served as a visiting Research and Teaching Fellow at the Business Ethics Compliance and Research Center, Reitaku University 麗澤大学, Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan, April - July 2013.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

EDUCATION

TEACHING

  • Introduction to Business Ethics
  • Managing and Millennials
  • Topics in Sustainable Business
  • Giving Voice to Values
  • Business Ethics Field Project
  • Managing & Millennials

PUBLICATIONS

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

"“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.

Book Articles and Chapters

Giving Voice to Values: Engaging Millennials and Managing Multigenerational Cultures, in Managing Human Resources from the Millennial Generation (William Sauser & Ronald Sims, eds.); Information Age Publishing (October (4th Quarter/Autumn)2012).

Ethics, Leadership and the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME): Sustainability Matters, (with Theresa Ricke-Kiely), SAGE: Environmental Leadership: A Reference Handbook (September2012).

PRESENTATIONS

Jessica McManus Warnell, Diogo Bolster, Thomas J Frecka, Patrick E Murphy, John A. Berges Series in Business Ethics, Institute for Ethical Business Worldwide & Center for Ethics and Religious Values in Business, Notre Dame, ""The Ethics of Fracking"," (September9, 2014).

Jessica McManus Warnell, Connecting Silos: Sharing Ideas & Best Practices in the Teaching of Professional & Research Ethics, National Center for Professional & Research Ethics, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL, "Engaging Millennials for Ethical Leadership," (May29, 2014).

Jessica McManus Warnell, Notre Dame Alumni Association Leadership Conference, Notre Dame, Indiana, "Engaging Millennials for Ethical Leadership," (April11, 2014).

Jessica McManus Warnell, Liu Institute Fellows Colloquium Series, Notre Dame Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies, Notre Dame, Indiana, "A Perspective on Business Ethics in Japan and the United States," (April10, 2014).

Jessica McManus Warnell, Hesburgh Lecture, ND Alumni Club of Japan, WASEDA Business School, Tokyo, Japan, "Business Ethics Teaching and Learning," (March11, 2014).

Edward J Conlon, Michael Kronk, Jessica McManus Warnell, Association for Practical and Professional Ethics (APPE) 23rd Annual Meeting, APPE, Jacksonville, FL, "'Fessing Up: Impact on Consumers and Employees When Companies Admit Wrongdoing," (February28, 2014).

Jessica McManus Warnell, M. Adam Kronk, 20th Annual International Vincentian Business Ethics Conference, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois, "Unpacking the Millenial Mystery: Business Ethics and Working with Generational Differences in the Classroom and Corporation," (October18, 2013).

Jessica McManus Warnell, , Business Ethics and Compliance Research Center, Reitaku University, Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan "The Notre Dame Approach to Business Ethics and Trends in U.S. Business Ethics Education," (June29, 2013).

Deborah Mower, Jessica McManus Warnell, David McGraw, Association for Applied and Professional Ethics (APPE) 22nd Annual Meeting, APPE, San Antonio, TX, "Assessing Moral Sensitivity," (March2, 2013).

Jessica McManus Warnell, M. Adam Kronk, Association for Practical and Professional Ethics (APPE) 22nd Annual Meeting, APPE, San Antonio, TX, "Unpacking the Millennial Mystery: Business Ethics and Working with Generational Differences in the Classroom and the Corporation," (March1, 2013).

Jessica McManus Warnell, Responsibilities and Ethics in the Conduct of Research, Notre Dame Graduate School and Office of Research, South Bend, Indiana, ""Recognizing and Approaching an Ethical Problem"," (January14, 2013).

Stacie Chappell, Jessica McManus Warnell, Mark Edwards, Mary Gentile, Leigh Hafrey, Mary Shapiro, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, AOM, Boston, MA, "AOM PDW: Lessons Learned on the Front Line: Working with the “Giving Voice to Values” Case Method," (August4, 2012).

Jessica McManus Warnell, Maria Cecilia Coutinho de Arruda, Cheng Wang, Fifth ISBEE World Congress, International Society of Business, Economics and Ethics, Kozminski University, Warsaw, Poland, "Moral Reasoning and Learning Outcomes in Undergraduate Business Education: A Cross-Cultural Exploration," (July14, 2012).

Catharyn A. Baird, Jessica McManus Warnell, 8th International Symposium on Catholic Social Thought and Management Education: Renewing Mission and Identity in Catholic Business Education, John A. Ryan Institute for Catholic Social Thought at the Center for Catholic Studies, University of St. Thomas; University of Dayton, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, "Reinforcing Student’s Core Ethical Commitments through Emphasis of Catholic Social Thought," (June18, 2012).

Jessica McManus Warnell, 18th Annual International Business Ethics Conference, St. John's Universities/Vincentian Universities in the United States, New York, NY, "Giving Voice to Values in Management Education," (October26, 2011).

Jessica McManus Warnell, Association for Applied and Professional Ethics (APPE) Annual Meeting, APPE, Cincinnati, OH, "An Undergraduate Business Ethics Curriculum: Learning and Moral Development Outcomes," (March4, 2011).

Jessica McManus Warnell, Theresa Ricke-Kiely, Saint Mary's College, Center for Women's InterCultural Leadership, Notre Dame, Indiana, "Ethics, Leadership and Sustainability in Business Education: Implications of Identity and Pedagogical Considerations," (October2, 2010).

Jessica McManus Warnell, Callings: Fostering Vocation through Community-Based Learning Conference, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA, "Business Education, Ethics and Community-Based Learning: A Three-Year Longitudinal Study," (March17, 2007).

Jay W. Brandenberger, Jessica McManus Warnell, Annie Cahill Kelly, Association for Moral Education International Conference, AME, Fribourg, Switzerland, "Integrated Ethical Development in Business Education: A Longitudinal Study," (July 2006).

Jessica McManus Warnell, Wellsprings of Wisdom Annual Conference, Saint Mary's College - Center for Women's InterCultural Leadership, Notre Dame, Indiana, "Turning Violence Around in Our Communities," (June 2004).

WORKING PAPERS

with Ed Conlon, M. Adam Kronk, "Fessing Up: Impact on Consumers and Employees When Companies Admit Wrongdoing."

with Maria Cecilia Coutinho de Arruda, "Moral Reasoning and Learning Outcomes in Undergraduate Business Education: A Cross-Cultural Exploration."

with Toru Umeda, "Perspectives on Business Ethics in the Japanese Tradition: Implications for Global Understanding of the Role of Business in Society."