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Joseph McManus, PhD

Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship

Assistant Professor

PhD, Rutgers University

MBA, Pepperdine University

J.D., Rutgers University – Camden Law School

Office: Pozycki Hall, Room 107

Phone: 732-923-4643


Regularly Taught Courses:

Strategic Management BM 490 & 590

Business, Ethics, Law & Society BM 327

Entrepreneurship BM 451

Corporate Governance & Organizational Ethics BM 660


Dr. McManus is an Assistant Professor within the Leon Hess Business School. He joined Monmouth University in 2012 while completing his PhD at Rutgers. He has also served as the Director of the Leon Hess Business School's Center for Entrepreneurship since 2013. Prior to entering academia, Dr. McManus worked as a Senior Vice President at Aon Corporation's Financial Services Group for close to ten years. At Aon, Dr. McManus focused on Directors’ & Officers’ liability insurance programs as well as specialty insurance solutions tied to M&A activity.


Scholarly Articles:

McManus, J. 2016. “Hubris & Unethical Decision Making: The Strategy of the Uncommon,” Journal of Business Ethics, DOI 10.1007/s10551-016-3087-9.

McManus J. J. & Mosca, J. B. 2015. Strategies to Build Trust & Improve Employee Engagement. International Journal of Management & Information Systems, 19(1), 37-42.