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Joan Mansfield


Professor of Management
Management and Business Communication Dept.
Dockery Building 405-G
660-543-4057

neal@ucmo.edu

Degrees

Doctor of Philosophy (1994)
Major: Business Education
Minor: Management
University of Missouri-Columbia
Columbia, Missouri Communication

Master of Science (1989)
Major: Business Education
University of Central Missouri
Warrensburg, Missouri

Bachelor of Science (1977)
Major: Business Education
University of Central Missouri
Warrensburg, Missouri

Teaching Experience

University of Central Missouri

Acting Dean of Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies (Fall 2006-Summer 2007)
Department Chair (2001-2003)
Interim Departmental Coordinator (2000-2001)
Professor (2000-present)
Associate Professor (1997-2000)
Assistant Professor (1994-1997)
Instructor (1989-1994 )
Teaching Assistant (1988-1989)

Professional Memberships and Leadership

Invited (one of only 20 nation-wide) to attend the Business Communication Symposium in Santa Fe, NM, to discuss trends, teaching methods, and needs of business communication educators.  November 2005.
National Business Education Association (1990-2001 )
Delta Pi Epsilon (1991-2001)
Association for Business Communication (1990-present)
Missouri Business Education Association (1991-2001)
Reviewed manuscript proposals for symposiums at the Organization Development Conference (2002)
Reviewed Introduction to Business text for Houghton-Mifflin (2002)
Served as reviewer for Midwest Academy of Management 2000 Conference (1999)

University Service

University

Faculty Senate Ad Hoc Faculty Guide Committee (2003-present)
Muleskinner Publication Board (1998-2001)
Equity, Diversity and Multicultural Task Force (1999-2000)
Faculty Senate Constitution and Bylaws Committee(Co-Chair 1998-1999-Diane Smith; Chair 1997-1998-Pat Antrim), 1997-1999.
University Studies Committee (1998-2000)
Secretary, University Women of Central (Chair 1998-Chris Willey; Chair 1997-1998-Kathy Callahan; Chair 1996-1997-Vicki Hughes), 1996-2002.

College

hcbps Exceptions Committee, 2003-present
hcbps Strategic Planning Committee, 2002-2003, 2005-present
hcbps  AACSB Reaffirmation Team, 2001-2004
Chair, Interim Dean Search Committee, Fall 1999
hcbps Assessment Committee, 1998-2004
Recorder, hcbps Scholarship Awards Committee, 1995-2001
hcbps Ward Edwards Renovation Committee, 1997-2002

Department

-Serve as needed on various ad hoc committees
Chair, Six Search Committees, 2001-2005
Department Chair, 2001-2003
Faculty Search Committee, 2001-2002, Co-Chair
Department Coordinator, 2000-2001

Curriculum Vita

Refereed Journal Articles

Macy, G. & Neal, J. (2002). The dialogic case method: Building a micorworld in the classroom. Organization Development Journa,l, 20(3), [refereed; applied].

Winter, J.K., Neal, J.C., & Waner, K.K. (2001). How male, female, and mixed-gender groups regard interaction and leadership differences in the business communication course.  Business Communication Quarterly, 64(3), [refereed; applied].

Lummus, R.R., Neal, J. C., & Edwards, S. (Summer 2000). Entry assessment: An instrument for improving management education. The Delta Pi Epsilon Journal, 42(3), [refereed; applied].

Papers and Presentations

Waner, K.K., Winter, J.K., & Mansfield, J.C. (2004). Family Benefits-what are students' attitudes and expectations?  Paper presented at the Academy of Business Disciplines in Fort Myers Beach, FL, November 11-13, 2004, [refereed; instructional].

Mansfield, J.C., Winter, J.K., & Waner, K.K. (2004).  Using the FIRO-B to promote team skills in business.  Paper  presented at the Academy of Business Disciplines in Fort Myers Beach, FL, November 11-13. 2004, [refereed; instructional].

Winter, J.K., Winter, E.J., Waner, K.K., Mansfield, J.C., & Wierenga, E.M. (2003). Student attitudes toward cheating in post-secondary institutions. In P. Chakrapani & W. Mondal (ed.) American Society of Busness and Behavioral Sciences Proceedings 2003.   Paper presented at the tenth annual national meeting (Las Vegas, NV, February 20-22, 2003), [refereed; applied; published in conference proceedings].

Winter, J.K., Waner, K.K., & Neal, J.C. (2000).  Do students prefer not to hear hteir instructors' voices and see their faces?  In C.D. Strupeck (Ed.) Proceedings of the National Conference of the Academy of Business Disciplines, [refereed; applied; published in conference proceedings].

Winter, J.K. & Neal, J.C. (1999). The effect of gender and background knowledge of group processes on student perceptions of the quality and effectiveness of collaborative writing projects in the business communication course.  The Proceedings of the 1999 SAM International Management Conference, pp. 383-389[refereed; applied; published in conference proceedings].

Winter, J.K., & Neal, J.C. (1999). Business-executive preferences for buffers versus problem-solving solutions in bad-news messages.  The Proceedings of the 1999 SAM International Management Conference,  pp. 335-340[refereed, applied; published in conference proceedings].

Other Publications

Waner, K.K., Winter, J.K., & Mansfield, J.C. Student perceptions of family issues in the workplace.  Paper presented at the annual National Conference of the National Business and Economics Society, St. Thoms, Virgin Islands (March 5-9, 2003).

Waner, K.K., Winter, J.K., & Neal, J.C.  Do students believe that plagiarism from the internet is ethical-What strategies can teachers use? Paper presented at the 66th Annual Convention of the Association for Business Communication, San Diego, CA (November 7-9,2001).

Andrews, K., Kugler, P. & Neal, J. The effect of gender biased assumptions on females' rates of return to higher education.  Paper presented at the 28th Annual Southwestern Federation of Administrative Disciplines Conference, New Orleans, LA  (February 28-March 3, 2001).

Winter, J. K., Neal, J.C., & Waner, K.K.  Groups and conflict-how students cope and what they need to learn. Paper presented at the 6rth Annual Convention of the Association for Business Communication, Los Angeles, CA (November 3-6, 1999).

Neal, J.C., Waner, K.K., & Winter, J.K.  Reaction of male, female, and mixed-gender groups regarding interaction and leadership differences in the business communication course. Paper presented at the 64th Annual Convention of the Association for Business Communication, Los Angeles, CA (November 3-6, 1999).

Andrewd, K. & Neal, J.C.  Assessment program essentials: Setting objectives. Presented at the 1999 AACSB Outcomes and Assessment Conference, Clearwater Beach, FL (February 28-March 2, 1999).

Work in Progress

Neal-Mansfield, J.C., Waner, K.K., & Winter, J.K.  "Business Communication Trends for Post-Secondary Institutions."  In data analysis stage.[applied]

Andrews, K., Kugler, P., & Mansfield, J. "The Effect of Gender-Biased Assumptions on Females' Rates of Return". Continuing research. [applied]