Jennifer Mencl, Ph.D.

Jennifer Mencl

Professional title

Professor; Faculty of Organizational Behavior and Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Effectiveness



  • Ph.D. University of Nebraska-Lincoln (2004)

Research Interests

  • Empathy
  • Ethical decision-making
  • Adult learning


  • Mencl, J., Wefald, A. J., & van ittersum, K. (2016). Transformational leadership attributes: Interpersonal skills, engagement, and well-being. Leadership and Organization Development Journal, 37(5), 635-657.
  • Mencl, J., & May, D. R. (2016). An exploratory study among HRM professionals of moral recognition in off-shoring decisions: The roles of perceived magnitude of consequences, time pressure, cognitive empathy, and prior knowledge. Business & Society, 55(2), 246-270.
  • Mencl, J., & Lester, S.W. (2014). More alike than different: What generations value and how the values affect employee workplace perceptions. Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, 21(3), 257-272.
  • May, D. R., Mencl, J., Li, C., & Huang, C.C. (2014). The ethics of meaningful work: Types and magnitude of job-related harm and the ethical decision-making process. Journal of Business Ethics, 121, 651-669. [citation includes erratum to author ordering]
  • Mencl, J., Tay, L., Schwoerer, C. E., & Drasgow, F. (2012). Evaluating quantitative and qualitative types of change: An analysis of the malleability of general and specific self-efficacy constructs and measures. Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, 19, 378-391.

Courses Taught

  • Organizational Behavior & Management
  • Business Ethics
  • Managerial Skills