Eileen White Jahn, M.B.A., Ph.D.

Eileen White Jahn, M.B.A., Ph.D.

Chair and Professor

Business Administration and Marketing Graduate Management Studies Accounting M.B.A. EMBA Health Care Management M.B.A. Health Care Management M.B.A. — Health Information Systems Management M.S. — Health Care Management Management M.S. — Human Resources Management Management M.S. — Organizational Management


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Ph.D., Organizational Policy Studies, CUNY Graduate Center, Baruch College, 1998

M.B.A., Management Information Technology, New York University, 1984

B.S., Biology and Economics, SUNY Binghamton


Eileen White Jahn has been a member of the St. Joseph’s College faculty since 1998. She is currently a professor of business and serves as the chair of the Department of Business Administration and Marketing.

Prior to working at St. Joseph’s College, Dr. White Jahn held positions at Cornell University, Empire State College and Baruch College. She also worked as a management consultant at Mobley, Luciani, and Associates, where she directed a variety of organizational development projects.   

She has published several works on business practices and organizational management, including “A Multilevel Examination of Work-Life Practices: Is More Always Better?” and “Perceived Organizational Family Support (POFS): A Multilevel and Longitudinal Analysis,” both of which appeared in the Journal of Managerial Issues.

Dr. White Jahn’s work has earned her numerous accolades, including the 2005 Camp America PEACE Award for Providing Exceptional Avenues for Cultural Exchange from the American Institute of Foreign Studies.

Scholarly & Professional Interests

Family and worklife studies

Emotional and social competencies

Social responsibility of business

Managerial development

Research methodology

Hospitality and tourism

Select Publications

Personnel Review 2007 36:163-189 Prottas, D., Thompson, C., Kopelman, R., Jahn, E. Title: Work-Family Programs: Factors Affecting Employee Knowledge

Kopelman, R., Prottas, D., Thompson, C., Jahn, E. Title: A Multilevel Examination of Work-Life Practices: Is More Always Better

Thompson, C., Jahn, E., Kopelman, R., Prottas, D.
Title: Perceived Organizational Family Support (POFS): A Multilevel and Longitudinal Analysis

JOURNAL OF COMMUNITY, WORK, AND FAMILY 2003 6: 123-140 Jahn, E., Thompson, C., Kopelman, R., Prottas, D.
Title: Rationale and Construct Validity Evidence For a Measure of Perceived Organizational Family Support (POFS):Because purported work practices may not reflect reality.