Melissa Jean

Melissa Jean

Job Title:

 Associate Professor, Management and Organizational Studies

Type:

 Full-Time Faculty

Email:

 mjean@uwo.ca

Phone:

 519.432.8353 x28070

Office:

 Ursuline Hall 334

Academic Background

  • CPA, CMA 
  • Master of Business Administration, Ivey Business School, Western University 
  • Bachelor of Arts, Honors Business Administration, Ivey Business School, Western University 
  • Not-for-Profit Certificate, CPA Canada 

Previous Work Experience

  • Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada), Site Assessor  
  • Vantage Professional Development, Pre-HBA Ivey Business School Accounting Refresher Instructor 
  • Ivey Business School, Western University, Business 2257 Lecturer 

Representative Publications

  • Jean, M. (2020). Daya Counselling Centre: Response to Funding Cuts, Ivey Publishing, London, ON. 
  • Jean, M. (2019). Selections from the ABC 2018 Annual Conference, Miami, Florida: Teaching Innovations Bright as the Tropical Sun. (D.J. Whalen, Ed.), Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, 82(2), 239–265. 
  • Jean, M. (2019). Innovation Works Community Bond, Case Research Journal, North American Case Research Association. 
  • Jean, M. (2017). Summer Swim Academy, Ivey Publishing, London, ON 
  • Jean, M. (2017). Andrew Peller Limited, Ivey Publishing, London, ON 
  • Jean, M. and C. Young. (2016). Asante Teaching Hospital and Activity-Based Costing, Ivey Publishing, London, ON. 
  • Jean, M. & J. Drewnowsky. (2016). The Miswak Company, Ivey Publishing, London, ON. 
  • Jean, M. & C. Forbes. (2012). An Exploration of the Motivations and Expectation Gaps of Mompreneurs. Journal of Business Diversity, 12(2), 112-130. 

Representative Conferences

  • Jean, M. (2019). The Impact of a Class Blogging Assignment on Student Writing Anxiety, Confidence, Mindset and Metacognition, Presentation at the 2019 Association for Business Communication conference, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Track, Detroit, MI. 
    Jean, M. (2019). Assessing Elements of Persuasion Using Infomercials, Presentation at the 2019 Association for Business Communication conference, My Favorite Assignment Session, Detroit, MI. 
  • Jean, M. (2019). Improving Student Writing Confidence and Decreasing Fear Through a Class Blogging Experience, Presentation at the 2019 Spring Perspectives on Teaching Conference, London, ON. 
  • Jean, M. (2018). Effective Subject Line Exercise, Presentation at the 2018 Association for Business Communication conference, My Favorite Assignment Session, Miami, FL. 
  • Jean, M. (2018). Nuts for Cheese Case and Teaching Note, Presentation at the 2018 Administrative Sciences Association of Canada conference, Case Division, Toronto, ON. 
  • Jean, M. (2017). Cultivating Curiosity in the Classroom: Practices and Techniques, Workshop presentation at the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Annual Conference, Halifax, NS. 
  • Jean, M. (2017). Innovation Works Community Bond, Case presented and proceedings publication at the 2017 Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Conference, Case Division. Montreal, QC. 
  • Jean, M. & Sharen, C. (2016). Who Me? Increasing High School Girls’ Entrepreneurial Self-Efficacy, Knowledge and Intentions.  Paper presented and proceedings publication at the 30th Annual Conference of the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship:  Competitive Paper Track.  San Diego, CA, USA. 

Areas of Teaching 

  • MOS 2205F/G – Business Communications 
  • MOS 3370A/B – Management Accounting 
  • MOS 4400A/B – Field Study – Community Consulting 
  • Business 1220E – Introduction to Business 
  • Business 2257 – Accounting and Business Analysis 
  • Foods & Nutrition 4422A/B – Financial Management & Control for Food & Nutrition Students 

Awards and Recognition

  • 2017: Honourable Mention (runner up) for Best Case, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Conference, Case Division, Montreal QC., Innovation Works Community Bond Case and Teaching Note.                                                                                                                        
  • 2015: Brescia University College Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • 2015: Best Reviewer, Case Track, United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship Annual Conference, Tampa, FL. 

Brescia University College Internal Research Grants: 

  • 2016-2017: Measuring the Impact of Entrepreneurial Education on Female Secondary and Post-Secondary Students 
  • 2015-2016: Who me? Increasing High School Girls' Entrepreneurial Self-Efficacy and Intentions 
  • 2011-2012: Podcast Lectures in the Accounting Classroom 
  • 2008-2009: Mompreneurs: Comparing the Expectations to the Reality of Running a Business and a Family

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