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  • Phone:

    +966-13-849-8595

  • Email:

    bmcnally@pmu.edu.sa

  • Office No:

    F-101

  • Dr. Beverley McNally Ph.d

  • Job Title :

    Assistant Professor

  • College :

    College of Business Administration


  • Department :

    Human Resource Management


Dr Beverley McNally PhD. is an experienced educator working in both the contact and distance tertiary environments. She has worked for over 20 years in the tertiary education sector in New Zealand including Victoria University of Wellington, Massey University and the Open Polytechnic of New Zealand. Prior to entering the education profession she spent a number of years in HR and management roles in the insurance and finance and NGO sectors. Dr McNally has also held board and governance roles in the NGO sector as well and mentoring roles for young women in business.

 

  • PhD Management (Victoria University of Wellington)
  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Business (Leadership/Human Resource Management) University of Southern Queensland
  • MBA (Henley Management College, UK)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Canterbury University. New Zealand)
  • Master of Tea (Dilmah Tea Sri Lanka)
  • Diploma in Interior Design (Open Polytechnic of New Zealand)

 

Refereed Publications 

  • McNally, B & Winkel, C. (2023) Embracing the changes: A study examining the career intentions of Saudi female undergraduates. Journal of International Women’s Studies 25 (4) Article 2 https://vc.bridgew.edu/jiws/vol25/iss4/2/
     
  • McNally, B; Winkel, C; and Al Obaydan, W. (2023) "Meeting the challenge in a crisis: Students perceptions of emergency on-line teaching in Saudi Arabia," Arab Economic and Business Journal: 15 (1)  Available at: https://doi.org/10.38039/2214-4625.1026
     
  • Winkel, C., McNally, B. & Omari, R. (2022 ) Finding Strength in Times of Crisis? Post-traumatic Growth during the Covid-19 Pandemic: A Saudi Arabian Perspective in Illness, Crisis and Loss. 31 (3)  DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/10541373221105815
  • McNally, B & Khoury, G. (2022) Accessing entrepreneurial learning opportunities for women: Palestine and Saudi Arabia in Metcalfe, B., Bastian, B., and Al-Dajani, H Women and Entrepreneurship Development in the Middle East. Routledge Series Sustainability and Development

  • Winkel, C., McNally, B., & Aamir, S. (2021) Narratives of a crisis: Female Saudi students and the Covid-19 pandemic. Illness, Crisis and Loss. First published July 22, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1177/10541373211029079

  • Nabulsi, N., McNally, B & Khoury, G., (2021) Improving graduateness: Addressing the gap between employer needs and graduate employability in Palestine.  Educational+Training Journal  63 (6) pp 947-963
  • El-Nakla, D., McNally, B., & El-Nakla, S (2019) The importance of institutional support in maintaining academic rigor in e-learning assessment. 2nd International Conference on new Trends in Computing Sciences. 9-11 October. Amman Jordan 10.1109/ICTCS.2019.8923111.

  • McNally, B & Khoury, G (2018) The role of context and institution in supporting entrepreneurship in Palestine and Saudi Arabia. Women’s Entrepreneurship: Going beyond the Gender-Neutral Approach: Routledge - Taylor Francis
  • McNally, B (2017) Using the past to inform the present: The influence of folklore on CEO leadership. Australian Folklore Vol 32 (1) pp 106-205
  • Khoury, G & McNally, B. (2016) Importance of fostering alignment to ensure sustainable nation building: The role of HRD in large Palestinian organizations. Journal of Management Development. 35(6) pp 718-734
  • McNally, B & Khoury, G. (2016). The role of leadership style and ineffective communication in creating conflict and tension in a higher education institution. In Normore, A, Javidi, M. & Long, L. (eds.) Handbook of Effective Communication, Leadership and Conflict Resolution. IGI Global. Hershey, PA. USA. pp 233-247
    http://www.igi-global.com/book/handbook-research-effective-communication-leadership/141914
  • McNally, B. (2014) Fallen through the cracks? The role of second responders in the Christchurch emergency: A Wellington perspective.  Australian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Management. 18 (1) pp. 9-18
  • McNally, B & Obied, M. (2014), Teamwork in the Palestinian IT industry: The importance of Context, Cohesiveness and Commitment.  In Khoury, G & Khoury, M.C., Cases on Management and Organizational Behavior in an Arab Context. IGI Global. Hershey PA. pp. 163-180
  • Khoury, G & McNally, B. (2014), The role of external context in creating internal tensions: A case study of a Palestinian University. In Cases on Management and Organizational Behavior in an Arab Context. IGI Press. pp.128 - 145
  • McNally, B (2012) Learning the lessons: The role of human resources in the Christchurch emergency.  New Zealand Journal of Human Resource Management 12 (3) pp 124-135
  • McNally, B.A. & Shaw, R. (2011) Proximal & Distal Emergency Management: The Wellington response to the Christchurch emergency 2011. 25th ANZAM Conference Wellington December 7-9.
  • McNally, B.A. (2010) An unrecognized power. The influence of folklore on executive leadership. Australian, New Zealand Academy of Management. Monash University Melbourne. 1-5 December, 2009.
  • McNally, B.A. (2009) Executive leadership in New Zealand: a mono-cultural construct? The Open Polytechnic Working Paper Series. ISBN.
  • McNally, B.A. (2004). The human resource challenges of globalization. In Wiesner & Millett (eds.) Human Resource Management: Challenges and Future Directions.  Brisbane.  Jacaranda Wiley.
  • McNally, B.A. (2001) International Comparative Employment Relations: The impact of the need for foreign direct investment on the employment relations policies of New Zealand, Thailand and Malaysia.  International Journal of Organizational Behavior. 4(2) p96-110
  • McNally, B.A. & Parry, K.W. (2000) Global Managers? Meeting the transnational challenge: An investigation into the development of transnational competencies in the New Zealand Finance Sector. Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources 38(1) 84-101
  • McNally, B.A.(2000) Executive Stress: An occupational health and safety issue in the New Zealand finance sector. International Journal of Organizational Behavior. 2(1) 13-29

Refereed Research Presentations 

  • El-Nakla, D., McNally, B., & El-Nakla, S (2019) The importance of institutional support in maintaining academic rigor in e-learning assessment. 2nd International Conference on new Trends in Computing Sciences. 9-11 October. Amman Jordan
  • McNally, B and Khoury, G. (2017) Challenges to Women’s Entrepreneurial Performance: A cross-country comparison in the Arab region. Women’s Entrepreneurial Conference Bangkok. Bangkok University Thailand 3-5th April
  • Khoury, G. and McNally, B. (2014), “Human Resource Development in Palestine: Challenges for the future” in Competitiveness, Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Tools for Economic Growth in Palestine” 19 November 2014, World Bank Birzeit University – Palestine.
  • McNally, B.A. & Shaw, R. (2011) Proximal & Distal Emergency Management:
  • The Wellington response to the Christchurch emergency 2011. 25th Australian, New Zealand Academy of Management Wellington New Zealand December 7-9
  • McNally, B.A. (2010) Recognising institutionalised expectations to prepare for an unknowable future. The social processes of CEO leadership in New Zealand. 24th Australian, New Zealand Academy of Management Conference. Adelaide South Australia.
  • Yabar, Y & McNally, B.  (2010) The forgotten leadership development tool: A plea for improved career development practices. Managing by Values – Beyond Cultures and Generations Conference. MacEwan School of Business - 2nd Annual International Conference Edmonton, Alberta, Canada 3-4 May
  • McNally, B.A. (2009) An unrecognised power. The influence of folklore on executive leadership.  Australian, New Zealand Academy of Management.  Monash University Melbourne. 1-5 December, 2009
  • McNally, B.A. (2009) The influence of folklore on CEO leadership.  Antipodes: New directions in history and culture: Aotearoa New Zealand.  Stout Research Centre, Victoria University of Wellington.  3-5 September, 2009
  • McNally, B.A. (2009) Completing the cycle: The issues of social justice arising from e-enhanced delivery of NZ Dip Bus.  New Zealand Applied Education Conference.  Millennium Hotel Rotorua.  28 & 29 September 2009.
  • McNally, B.A. & Rutland, P. (2009) The baby or the bath water? Computerised technologies, educational provision and social injustice in New Zealand.  The 13th Cambridge International Conference on Open and Distance Learning New Hall Cambridge University, Cambridge U.K. 25-28 September, 2009
  • McNally, B.A. (2008) CEO leadership: A mono–cultural construct? International Conference on Studying Leadership.  Auckland University 8-9 December 2008
  • McNally, B.A. (2008) Folklore and the CEO. Refereed poster presented at Australia & New Zealand Academy of Management.  Auckland University 2-5 December, 2008
  • McNally, B.A.  (2007) Is new always better? The challenges of new technologies in open and distance learning in the next ten years.  The 12th Cambridge International Conference on Open and Distance Learning New Hall Cambridge University, Cambridge U.K. 25-28 September, 2007
  • McNally, B.A.  (2007) Altering the viewing perspective: An examination of CEO leadership through a constructivist lens.  Irish Academy of Management, Queens University, Belfast, Ireland.  3-5 September, 2007

 

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Dr McNally’s research interests are in the area of leadership, specifically CEO leadership, human resource management, entrepreneurship in transitioning societies and entrepreneurial learning. She has also been published in the field of e-enhanced learning . Over the past 6 years she has been working closely with a group of female researchers at Birzeit University, Palestine 

 

 

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