Jeff McNally

Associate Professor

PhD (McMaster University)

Business Administration, Faculty of

Singer Hall 356

Fredericton

jeff.mcnally@unb.ca
1 506 453 5129



Dr. Jeff McNally joined the Faculty of Business Administration in 2011 and is a member of the Human Resources area. He previously served the FBA as an instructor of human resources from 2005-2007. He teaches at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in the BBA and MBA programs at UNB.

Jeff’s research interests revolve around examining the types, investments in, and the outcomes of the relationships that people have with their work and/or learning organizations as exchange partners. He is currently one of the project leads in a global study examining the outcomes of entrepreneurship education at the university level, the Entrepreneurship Education Evaluation (EEE) project. EEE is fully funded by an Insight Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), on which Jeff is the Co-Investigator.

Jeff is a member of the Academy of Management, the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, and the Canadian Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship. He is an active ad hoc reviewer for such academic journals as Academy of Management Learning & Education, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Personnel Review, and the Journal of Small Business Management, among others. Jeff is a member of the Editorial Board of Academy of Management Learning & Education, which is one of the management field’s highest-ranking education journals.

Jeff was awarded the FBA Annual Research Award in 2013, the FBA Excellence in Teaching Award in 2015, and the FBA Excellence in Research Award in 2016. Also in 2016, Jeff earned the Emerald Citations of Excellence Award for an article in the Journal of Business Venturing, which he wrote with his coauthors. As a doctoral student, he was also awarded Ontario Graduate Scholarships in 2009 and 2010 as well as the prestigious SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship in 2010-2011.

Publications

Toward rigour and parsimony: Assessing and refining Kolvereid’s (1996) entrepreneurial attitudes scale. Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, 1-22 (with B. Martin, B. Honig, H. Bergmann, & P. Piperopoulos).

Examining the formation of human capital in entrepreneurship: A meta-analysis of entrepreneurship education outcomes. Journal of Business Venturing, 28, 211-224, 2013 (with B. Martin & M. Kay).

The relationship between university student commitment profiles and behavior: Exploring the nature of context effects [Special issue]. Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, 17, 201-215, 2010 (with P.G. Irving).

Proceedings

The role of self-evaluation in motivating task performance: A goal setting theory perspective. In James Mason (Ed.), Proceedings of the Thirty-Seventh Annual Conference of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (CD), Volume 31, 2010 (with B. Martin, S. Taggar, & P.H. Wong).

Examining the relationship between university student commitment profiles and behavior. In George T. Solomon (Ed.), Best Paper Proceedings of the Sixty-Sixth Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (CD), ISSN 1543-8643, 2009 (with P.G. Irving).

Presentations

Evaluating entrepreneurship education. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Research in Management Learning & Education ‘Unconference,’ Lima, Peru, 2015.

Assessing Kolvereid’s measure of entrepreneurial attitudes. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2014 (with B. Martin, B. Honig, H. Bergmann, & P.G. Piperopoulos).

Education

  • Ph.D., Business Administration, McMaster University
  • M.A., Industrial-Organizational Psychology, University of Western Ontario
  • B.A., Honours Psychology, Mount Allison University