Margaret McKee

Program Coordinator MBA
Sobey School of Business
Management

Faculty Member Information

Education

Ph.D., Business Administration (Management), Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary’s University , 2008
M.B.A., Business Administration (Management), Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto , 1997
Bachelor of Public Relations (Distinction), Public Relations , Mount Saint Vincent University , 1984

Academic Work Experience

2014 - Present, Associate Professor and MBA Academic Director, Saint Mary's University
2009 - 2014, Assistant Professor, Saint Mary's University
2007 - 2009, Assistant Professor, Mount Saint Vincent University
2005 - 2005, Instructor, Dalhousie University
1999 - 2003, Instructor/Contract Employee, Mount Saint Vincent University

Non-Academic Work Experience

1996 - 1997, Manager, Internal Communications, CANADA TRUST

Membership

2009 - Present, Academy of Management
2009 - Present, Administrative Sciences Associations of Canada
2009 - Present, Canadian Business Ethics Research Network
2009 - Present, Canadian Centre for Ethics in Public Affairs
2009 - Present, Centre for Leadership Excellence
2009 - Present, CN Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
2009 - Present, International Association for Business and Society
2009 - Present, Research Network for Business Sustainability
2009 - Present, Society of Business Ethics

Honours

Governor General of Canada: Top Graduate Student Saint Mary’s University - 2009
Graduate Student Award of Merit Senior Women Academic Administrators of Canada (SWAAC) - 2008
Most Promising Dissertations, 3rd Place Management, Spirituality and Religion Division, Academy of Management - 2007
Doctoral Fellowship Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council - 2006
Doctoral Fellowship Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council - 2005
Best Student Paper: Making Sense of Workplace Spirituality In B. Sharma (Ed.), Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Atlantic Schools of Business - 2005
Doctoral Fellowship Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary’s University - 2004
The Study of Ethical Leadership: Emerging Issues International Applied Business Research Conference - 2004
Best Paper Winner: The Study of Ethical Leadership: Emerging Issues International Applied Business Research Conference - 2004

Teaching: Course / Program Development

2008/03 - Present, Teaching at Saint Mary's University
2006/03 - 2008/03, Teaching at Mount Saint Vincent University

Scholarly Contributions

Journal Articles

McKee Margaret, Carroll W., Wagar T.. "Investing in Business Ethics Training and Support Systems as Strategic Human Resource Practice" (Spring - 2015)
McKee Margaret, Kelley E., Kelloway E.K., Driscoll C.. "Transformational Leadership Training as a Predictor of Employee and Leader Well-being: A Field Experiment" (Spring - 2015)
Kelloway E.K., Weigand H., McKee Margaret, Das H.. "Positive Leadership and Employee Well-being", Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies 20:1 (Spring - 2013), 107-117
McKee Margaret, Driscoll C., Kelloway E.K, Kelley E.. "Exploring Linkages among Transformational Leadership, Workplace Spirituality and Well-being in Health Care Workers", Journal of Management Spirituality and Religion 8:3 (Spring - 2011), 233-255
McKee Margaret, Driscoll Cathy. "Creating stabilizers and safety nets for successor executives' high-wire act", Nonprofit Managment and Leadership 18:8 (Spring - 2008), 341-357
Driscoll C., McKee Margaret. "How ethical are you? 4 ways to incorporate ethics and social", Nova Scotia Business Journal 22:8 (Winter - 2008), 12-13
McKee M., Helms Mills,, Driscoll , C . "Sensemaking and Workplace Spirituality: Some Thoughts on a Theoretical Framework", Journal of Management, Spirituality and Religion 5 (2) (Winter - 2008), 190-210
McKee Margaret, Helms Mills, Driscoll C. "Making Sense of Workplace Spirituality: Towards a New Methodology", Journal of Management, Spirituality and Religion 5:2 (Spring - 2008), 190-210
Driscoll Cathy, McKee Margaret. "Restorying a Culture of Ethical and Spiritual Values: A Role for Leader Storytelling", Journal of Business Ethics 73:2 (Spring - 2007), 205-217
Arnold K., Barling J., Turner N., Kelloway E., McKee Margaret. "Transformational leadership and wellbeing: The mediating role of meaningful work", Journal of Occupational Health Psychology 12 :3 (Spring - 2007), 193-203
Driscoll C, McKee . "Ethics: short on training [top 101 CEO survey]", Progress.Vol. 13(1) NA (Winter - 2006), 37
McKee Margaret. "Workplace Spirituality: Can its Study Help Sustain People and Organizations?", Workplace Review (Winter - 2006)
McKee M., Mills A., Weatherbee T.. "Institutional Field of Dreams: Exploring the AACSB and the New Legitimacy of Canadian Business Schools", Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences 22:4 (Spring - 2005), 288-301
Carroll W., McKee Margaret. "Riding the Waves of Change: A Candid Interview with Bill Black", Workplace Review (Spring - 2005)
McKee Margaret. "The Study of Ethical Leadership: Emerging Issues", Journal of Business and Economics Research 3:11 (Spring - 2004), 1-16
McKee M., Weatherbee , T . "International Trade - Atlantic Canada's Past, Present & Future", Workplace Review, http://www.sobey.smu.ca/workplacereview/sept2004/InternationalTrade.pdf NA (Winter - 2004), NA

Presentation

Driscoll C., Price S.M, Nicholls J., McKee Margaret. "An Assessment of Sustainability Integration and Communication in Canadian MBA Programs", Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Conference (Spring - 2015)
Price S.M, Morris N., Bettin C., McKee Margaret, Kelloway E.K. "Exploring the Linkage Between Enhanced Oral Communication Skills and Outcomes Related to Student Success", Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Conference (Spring - 2015)
Driscoll C., McKee Margaret, Price S.M. "Community-based service-learning and community connectedness in a business ethics course", 2015 Annual Conference of the International Association of Business and Society (Spring - 2015)
McKee Margaret, Thang Truong T.N., Driscoll C.. "CSR in Vietnam: Corporate Social Responsibility in Vietnam: Assessing the Impact of Financial Performance, CSR Formalization and Stakeholder Influence on CSR Practices and Organizational Outcomes", CSR 6th International Conference on Sustainability and Responsibility (Fall - 2014)
Driscoll C., McKee Margaret, Krimer A.. "Promoting International Student Engagement and Responsible Business Practices through Community-Based Service-Learning (CBSL): A Panel Discussion", Atlantic Schools of Business Conference, Mount Saint Vincent University (Fall - 2014)
Driscoll C., McKee Margaret, Kelley E., Kelloway E.K., Krause J.. "Human Resources Practices in the Biotechnology Sector: The Leadership Difference In Entrepreneurial Enterprises", 2014 Conference, Canadian Council for Small Business & Entrepreneurship (Spring - 2014)
Driscoll C., McKee Margaret, Carroll W.R.. "Business Ethics Training and Development Practices of Small Firms. Ethics as a Practice: Fostering Moral Development in the Workplace Symposium", Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Annual Conference (Spring - 2014)
Godin J., McInnis A., McKee Margaret, Warner G., Earl M., Chamberlain S., Green M.. "Nursing Home Staff Mix and Resident Quality of Life: Resident, Staff, and Family Member Perspectives", Canadian Association of Gerontology Conference, Aging…from Cells to Society (Fall - 2013)
Kelloway E.K, McInnis A., McKee Margaret, Warner G., Gatein B., Godin J., Boudreau D., Dill D., LeBreche C., Haardt D.. "Assessing differences in nursing home care and construction on resident quality of life: Staff perspectives", Canadian Association of Gerontology Conference, Aging…from Cells to Society (Fall - 2013)
McKee Margaret, Joudrey S.. "Using Permanent Teams to Promote Engagement and Learning in Undergraduate Students", Association of Atlantic Universities 2013 Teaching Showcase at Mount Allison University (Fall - 2013)
McKee Margaret, Carroll W., Kelley E., Kelloway E.K., Krause J.. "Human Resources Practices in the Biotechnology Sector: The Leadership Difference", Atlantic Schools of Business Conference, St. Francis Xavier University (Fall - 2013)
Driscoll C., McKee Margaret, Price S.M. "Community-Based Service Learning: Serving Student and Community Engagement", Atlantic Schools of Business Conference, St. Francis Xavier University (Fall - 2013)
McKee Margaret, Driscoll C.. "Service Learning: Serving Student and Community Engagement", Saint Mary’s University Research Expo (Spring - 2013)
McKee Margaret, Driscoll C.. "Integrating Ethics and Entrepreneurship Education: an Assessment of Atlantic Canadian Business Schools and Business Programs", 2012 Conference, Canadian Council for Small Business & Entrepreneurship (Fall - 2012)
McKee Margaret, Carroll W.R., Driscoll C., Wagar T.. "Investing in Business Ethics Training and Support Systems as Strategic Human Resource Practice", Annual Meeting of the Society of Business Ethics (Spring - 2012)
Kelley E., McKee Margaret, Kelloway E.K.. "Leadership as a moderator of the relationship between work-family conflict and employee well-being", Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (Spring - 2012)
McKee Margaret, Carroll W.R., Driscoll C., Wagar T.. "Sustaining Ethics in Organizations: An Investigation of the Relationship between Transformational Leadership and Ethics Training", 18th Annual Business Ethics Conference (Fall - 2011)
McKee Margaret, Truong T.N.T. "Sustainable Management in a Vietnamese SME: The Case of Buffalo Tours Vietnam", International Conference, Network for Business Sustainability (Fall - 2011)
Kelley E., McKee Margaret, Kelloway E.K.. "Leadership as a moderator of the relationship between work-family conflict and employee well-being", Atlantic Schools of Business Conference (Fall - 2011)
McKee Margaret, Hawker K., Driscoll C.. "Communicating CSR: The Case of Atlantic Canadian SMEs", Atlantic Schools of Business Conference (Fall - 2011)
McKee Margaret. "Ethics Training in Leading Canadian Companies", Saint Mary’s Research Expo (Spring - 2011)
McKee Margaret, Carroll W.R., Driscoll C., Wagar T.. "Examining the Business Ethics Training and Development Practices of Atlantic Canadian Organizations", Atlantic Schools of Business Conference (Fall - 2010)
McKee Margaret, Loughlin C.A., Kelley E.. "Multilevel Dynamics 0f Team Conflict: Exploring Relationships with Leader Trust and Communication, Symposium on Dynamics of Team Conflict", Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (Fall - 2010)
McKee Margaret, Kelley E.. "Training Leaders Enhances their Well-being, Symposium on Transformational Leadership and Well-being", Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (Fall - 2010)
McKee Margaret, Cannon M., Kelloway E.K.. "Spirituality in the workplace and psychological well-being: What can existing psychological theories tell us? ", International Meaning Conference (Fall - 2010)
McKee Margaret. "Ethics Training in Leading Canadian Companies", Saint Mary’s Research Expo (Spring - 2010)
Yue A., Jamieson R., McKee Margaret, Kelloway E.K. "Training for Issues Management: Measuring The Impact on Manager Learning, Efficacy and Commitment", Academy of Management Annual Meeting (Fall - 2009)
Kelloway E.K, McKee Margaret. "Training Leaders to Enhance Employee Well-being", European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP) (Spring - 2009)
McKee Margaret, Kelley E.. "Leading the Way to Meaningful Work: A Longitudinal Study of the Relationship between Transformational Leadership and Meaningful Work", Institute of Work Psychology Conference (Spring - 2008)
Kelloway E.K., McKee Margaret. "Bad is stronger than good: Depending on the source. Bringing the Relationship into the Experience of Workplace Aggression Symposium", Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Inc (Spring - 2008)
McKee Margaret. "The Study of Ethical Leadership: Emerging Issues", International Applied Business Research Conference (Winter - 2004)
McKee Margaret, Driscoll C.. "The Interface Between Culture, Ethics and Leadership", Atlantic Schools of Business Conference (Fall - 2004)
McKee Margaret, Driscoll C. "Restorying a Culture of Ethical and Spiritual Values: A Role for Leadership Storytelling", Academy of Management Annual Meeting (Fall - 2004)
McKee Margaret, Weatherbee T., Mills A.J.. "The AACSB and Legitimacy: Creating Canadian Business School Wannabes", Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Annual Conference (Spring - 2004)
McKee Margaret. "Ethical Leadership: Fact, Fiction or Fad", Atlantic Schools of Business Conference (Fall - 2003)

Conference Proceedings

McKee Margaret, Driscoll C.. "Transformational Leadership Training and Employee Well-Being: Insights from Leaders Participating in Training", Proceedings from the 42nd Annual Conference Atlantic Schools of Business (2012 - 2012)
Carroll W.R, McKee Margaret, Driscoll C., Wagar T.. "Examining the Business Ethics Training and Development Practices of Canadian Organizations: Preliminary Evidence from Top Companies", Proceedings of the 2011 Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business & Society (IABS) (2011 - 2011)
Driscoll C., McKee Margaret, , . "Soul Conflict in the Workplace: Exploring the Extension of Theoretical Models", In M. Bliemel (Ed.), Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Corporate Social Responsibility Division (2008 - 2008)
McKee M. "Making Sense of Workplace Spirituality", In B. Sharma (Ed.), Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Atlantic Schools of Business (2005 - 2005)
McKee Margaret. "Creating Stabilizers and Values-Based Safety Nets for a Potential Successor CEO's High-Wire Act", In M.-D. L. Seidel (Ed.), Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Organizational Theory Division (2005 - 2005)
McKee M. "Creating a Satisfying Spiritual Work Environment Through Transformational Leadership", In J. H. Tiessen (Ed.), Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Health Care Management Interest Group (2005 - 2005)
Weatherbee T., McKee Margaret, Mills A.. "You Say Tomato I Say Tomato: Business School Change and the Unpacking of Constituent Institutional Legitimacies", Proceedings of the 2004 Annual Conference, European Group on Organizational Studies (2004 - 2004)
Grant J., McKee Margaret, Rudderham-Gaudet E. "Are the stars out tonight? The “stars” of academic business research in Canada", In N. Chesworth (Ed)., Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Atlantic Schools of Business Conference (2003 - 2003)

Other Publications

McKee Margaret. "Interested in furthering your teaching? "
Teaching and Learning Newsletter 22 (2), 8 (Spring - 2011)

Service: Institutional Committees

Action Team, President’s Council Report, 2013/02 - None (Member)
Selection Committee, Limited-Term Appointments for MGMT 1281 and 2383, 2012/03 - None (Chair)
International Student Success Committee, 2012/03 - 2013/03 (Member)
MBA Program Review Committee, Sobey School of Business, 2012/02 - None (Member)
Planning Committee, AACSB Accreditation Workshop, Integrating Ethics Across the Curriculum, 2012/01 - 2012/01 (Member)
Hiring Committee, Limited-Term Appointments for MGMT 1281, 2384 and 3480, 2010/03 - 2010/04 (Member)
Hiring Process Subcommittee, Department of Management, 2010/02 - 2010/04 (Member)
Academic Integrity Committee, Sobey School of Business, 2009/01 - 2011/01 (Member)
Research Ethics Board, 2009/01 - 2013/03 (Member)

Service: Professional or Disciplinary

Chair, Student Paper Presentations, International Doctoral Consortium on Management and Organizational Studies 2012/03 - 2012/03
Co-Presenter, Career Progression, International Doctoral Consortium on Management and Organizational Studies, Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary’s University 2012/03 - 2012/03
Co-Presenter, Permanent Learning Teams: More than Just Group Work, Centre for Academic and Instructional Development Workshop, Saint Mary’s University 2012/03 - 2012/03
Reviewer, Insight Grant Applications, Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) 2012/02 - 2012/02
Facilitator, EMBA Program Review, Strategic Planning Sessions, Sobey School of Business, Halifax 2012/01 - 2012/02
Presenter, Using Permanent Teams in an Ethics Course, Teaching Show & Tell, Saint Mary’s University 2012/01 - 2012/01
Co-organizer and Facilitator, Teaching Ethics across the Curriculum, AACSB Accreditation Workshop, Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary's University 2012/01 - 2012/01
Chair, Student Paper Presentations, Sobey/York University Doctoral Consortium 2011/03 - 2011/03
Reviewer, Organizational Behavior/ Human Resources Division, Atlantic Schools of Business Conference 2011/03 - 2011/03
Reviewer, Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences 2011/03 - 2011/03
Co-Presenter,Joint Doctoral Consortium, Getting Finished and Getting Employed, Sobey/York University Doctoral Consortium 2011/03 - 2011/03
Reviewer, Journal of Business Ethics 2011/02 - 2011/02
Reviewer, Social Issues in Management Division, Academy of Management 2011/02 - 2011/02
Reviewer, Journal of Business Ethics 2011/02 - 2011/02
Reviewer, Ethics and Social Issues Track, Atlantic Schools of Business Conference, University of Prince Edward Island 2011/01 - 2011/01
Co-chair, Ethics and Social Issues Track, Atlantic Schools of Business Conference, University of Prince Edward Island 2011/01 - 2011/01
Member, Psychologically Healthy Workplace Awards (PHWA) Committee, CN Centre for Occupational Health and Safety and the Association of Psychologists in Nova Scotia (APNS) 2011/01 - Present
Presenter, Doctoral and Early Career Symposium, Atlantic Schools of Business Conference, Charlottetown, PEI 2011/01 - 2011/01
Co-Presenter, Joint Doctoral Consortium, Getting Finished and Getting Employed, Sobey/York University Doctoral Consortium 2010/03 - 2010/03
Presenter, Transformational Leadership, National Conference, Propane Gas Association of Canada, Halifax 2009/03 - 2009/03
Presenter, “Leadership and Advancement, Atlantic Region Workshop, Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education, Dalhousie University, Halifax 2009/02 - 2009/02
Reviewer, International Journal of Workplace Health Management 2008/02 - 2008/02
Recording Secretary, Executive Committee, Board of Directors, Atlantic Schools of Business Conference Society 2004/03 - 2012/03
Reviewer eJournal, Sobey School of Production Editor, Business 2004/01 - 2008/02