Dr. Jack McCarthy is an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior in the School of Management at Boston University, where he also serves as the Director of the Executive Development Roundtable, a major consortium and research center on leadership. His research interests are in leadership, organizational change and global sustainability, and he teaches courses on leadership and organizational behavior in the undergraduate, MBA, international and executive programs. Additionally, he designs and leads a year-long seminar series on leadership for the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program at Boston University, comprised of mid-career professionals and scholars from developing nations studying in the United States. He also serves as the Faculty Director for the universityís core undergraduate Organizational Behavior course. His work has been published in leading journals and he is a frequent speaker on leadership at academic and professional conferences in the US and abroad. With over fifteen years in corporate finance in several large firms as a financial analyst, manager, and senior executive prior to his career transition into academia, Dr. McCarthy draws heavily upon his real-world management and leadership experience in his teaching and research. He also serves as a leadership development consultant for executives and senior management teams in various industries. He was previously an Assistant Professor at the University of New Hampshire, where he launched and led the undergraduate business program at the universityís urban campus in Manchester, NH and was the recipient of the college-wide 2005 Teaching Excellence Award. Having taught for three summers in residence in China, he received the 2009 Faculty of the Year Award from the International MBA Cohort at Boston University. In addition, he was selected to deliver the 2011 Faculty Address for the School of Managementís Convocation Ceremony for its Bachelorís degree candidates as part of Boston Universityís 138th Commencement Exercises. Most recently, Dr. McCarthy received the 2012 Broderick Prize for Excellence in Teaching at the Boston University School of Management, the schoolís highest honor for teaching.
In addition to a DBA in Organizational Behavior from the Graduate School of Management at Boston University, he received an MBA with a concentration in Finance from Babson College, and a BA in Economics from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. A native Bostonian, and an alumnus of The Boston Latin School, Jack is an avid Boston sports fan and still plays competitive ice hockey, although at an increasingly less competitive pace.
DBA, Boston University School of Management, Organizational Behavior, 2002.
MBA, Babson College, Finance, 1981.
BA, University of Massacusetts at Amherst, Economics, 1979.
SMG OB221 A1
The Dynamics of Leading Organizations
SMG OB221 D1
The Dynamics of Leading Organizations
Integrating Liberal Arts,Globalization, Advanced Technology and Virtual Capability into the Undergraduate Curriculum, Boston University. (January 1, 2014 - December 30, 2015).
RULE: Redesigning the Undergraduate Learning Experience. (December 1, 2010 - Present).
Serve as mentor to students in the Boston University Boston Public Schools Mentorship Program.
Serve as an advisor to the BU Tamid Israel Investment Group. Provide support for strategy, planning and events.
Serve as a member of the Provost's Arts Council to provide broad leadership to ensure that the creative arts are deeply embedded into the cultural and intellectual fabric of the university.
Serve on the Advisory Board of the university's Humphrey Fellowship program. Plan, organize and contribute to the mission and strategy of the organization.
Serve as community member on the School of Theatre's Academic Outreach Committee.
Faculty advisor to research center.
Coordinate curriculum, deliver lectures, oversee faculty, manage quality control.
Lead EDRT research center, manage staff, plan and coordinate meetings and research on leadership and executive development, recruit and foster membership, conduct strategic planning, and forge partnerships for future growth.
Served as moderator and facilitator for meeting of the College of Fine Arts Dean's Advisory Board.
Provided teaching demonstration of case method for incoming MBA students as part of the 2013 PEMA Orientaion.
Participated in a week-long faculty study tour on innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership to Israel, including site visits to corporations, nonprofit, university and governmental organizations.
Served as reviewer for submissions to the 2013 Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference.
Serve as reviewer for submissions to the 2012 Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference.
McCarthy, J., Journal of Leadership Studies, Symposium on the Arts, Special Issue Editor, International, One-Time Editorship (Edited One Issue, Edition, Etc.), Appointed, Academic. (April 1, 2014 - Present).
Serve as guest editor for Symposium on the use of the integration of the arts in leadership studies. Design and develop symposium, research and solicit authors, review and edit submissions.
Visiting Professor, Dublin City University Business School. (April 1, 2014 - May 15, 2014).
Served as a visiting faculty member at the Dublin City University Business School as part of 2014 sabbatical.
Served as a visiting scholar at the Center of Creative Leadership's African headquarter office, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia as part of 2014 sabbatical.
Faculty Excellence Award, Boston University International MBA Students, Teaching. (May 15, 2014).
Received award for teaching excellence by the International MBA student cohort.
The Broderick Prize is the School's highest honor for teaching.