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Joseph J. McManus, Ph.D.

Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship

Associate Professor

Headshot of Joseph J. McManus

Ph.D., Rutgers University

MBA, Pepperdine University

J.D., Rutgers University – Camden Law School

Pozycki Hall 107
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 Ph.D. 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

Scholarly Articles

McManus, J. 2018. “Ethical Considerations and the Practice of Tanking in Sport Management.”  Sport, Ethics and Philosophy, Accepted for publication May, 2018.  DOI 10.1080/17511321.2018.1483418

McManus, J. 2018.  “Hubris & Unethical Decision Making: The Tragedy of the Uncommon,” Journal of Business Ethics. 149(1), 169-185.

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

Book Chapters

Nersesian, R. L. & McManus, J. 2018. “Risk Inherent in Matching Unreliability with Uncertainty,” (with Professor Roy Nersesian).  Research, Practices, and Innovations in Global Risk and Contingency Management, (pp. 73-97).  IGI Global.