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Joanne Jones

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School of Administrative Studies

Associate Professor

Office: Atkinson College, 213
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext: 30332
Email: jcjones@yorku.ca

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Joanne's current research focuses on audit practice and the impact of regulation, auditor-client negotiations, and auditor ethics. Her research also examines issues related to diversity and inclusion within the accounting profession and she is currently involved with a project that is examining the experiences of professional accountants migrating to Canada. She has a keen interest in improving accounting education and has conducted pedagogical research as well as published several educational cases.

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Degrees

PhD, Schulich School of Business, York University
CPA, CA, CPA Ontario
MBA, Memorial University of Newfoundland
BComm, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Professional Leadership

Joanne is an active academic reviewer for several journals and conferences. She currently is an Associate Editor with Accounting Perspectives and has served as an Associate Editor for Issues in Accounting Education.

Community Contributions

- Chair, Academic Relations Committee, Institute of Internal Auditors, Toronto Chapter, 2011- 2012
- Chair, Arthur Child Scholarship Selection Committee, Institute of Internal Auditors, Toronto Chapter, 2009-2010
- National Treasurer, Women’s Legal Education Action Fund, Toronto, 2006-2008
- Treasurer, Youth Without Shelter, Etobicoke, 1994-1998

Research Interests

Accounting , Ethics, Accounting Profession and Immigration, Audit Practice, Accounting Education, Diversity and inclusion in the accounting profession

Current Research Projects

Make More: A Community-University Research Alliance for Facilitating Professional Success of Internationally Educated Professionals in Business

    Summary:

    This project examines the career transitions of internationally trained accountants who have successfully resumed their careers in Canada.

    Description:

    In this study we conducted life history interviews with over 30 accountants from countries all over the world who have immigrated to Canada. We also interviewed several diversity and human resource professionals of several elite employers (Big4 and Financial Services Firms) who are recognized as exemplars for their “good immigrant employment practices.”

    See more
    Role: Co-investigator

    Collaborator: Kelly Thomson
    Collaborator Institution: York University
    Collaborator Role: Principal investigator

    Funders:
    Great West Life Foundation
The Impact of Oversight Board Inspections on Audit Firms' Reflexive Practices

    Summary:

    This research project examines how auditors perceive the impact of Auditor Oversight Boards on their reflexive practices and, ultimately, audit quality

    See more
    Role: Principal Investigator

    Start Date:
      Month: Jun   Year: 2009

    End Date:
      Month: Jun   Year: 2011

    Funders:
    Deloitte/CAAA Research Grant
An Experimental Investigation of: Effects of Ethical Distance, Perceived Fairness, an Techniques of Neutralization On Accounting Students’ Likelihood to Whistle-blow

    Summary:

    This study aims to increase our understanding of how to promote the likelihood that students will whistle-blow (during their academic and professional careers).

    See more
    Role: Principal Investigator

    Start Date:
      Month: Jun   Year: 2009

    End Date:
      Month: Jun   Year: 2011

    Collaborator: Gary Spraakman
    Collaborator Institution: School of Administrative Studies
    Funders:
    University of Waterloo Centre for Accounting Ethics
Developing Critical Thinking in Accounting Education

    Summary:

    This project involves the development of an accounting skills workshops for accounting students to assist them in developing their critical thinking and specific job skills.

    See more
    Start Date:
      Month: Jul   Year: 2009

    End Date:
      Month: Jul   Year: 2010

    Collaborator: Gary Spraakman
    Funders:
    Atkinson Teaching Research, Experiments, Engagement and Sharing (TREES) grant
Books

Publication
Year

Arens, Alvin A.., Elder, Randal., Beasley, Mark., Hogan, Chris. and Jones, J. 2018. Auditing: The Art and Science of Assurance Engagements, 14th Canadian Edition. Pearson Education.

2018

Book Chapters

Publication
Year

J. Jones and S. Scott, 2012. Cyberbullying in the University Classroom: A Multiplicity of Issues in C. Wankel and L. Wankel (eds.) Misbehavior Online in Higher Education, Emerald Publishing.

2012

J. Jones. 2011. Broadening Your Perspective - Comparing International Financial Reporting Standards and Canadian Accounting Standards for Private Companies (in Chapters 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 11, and 14). In P. Kimmel, J. Weygandt, D. Kieso, B. Trenholm, and W. Irving. Financial Accounting: Tools for Business Decision Making (5th Canadian Edition). John Wiley and Sons, Canada

2011

Thorne, L. and J. Jones, Oversights and Intentions in R. Kidwell and C. Martin (eds). Managing Organizational Deviance, Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications, 2005.

2005

Book Reviews

Publication
Year

Accountants’ Truth (Matthew Gill, Oxford University Press) Administrative Sciences Quarterly, June 2010.

2010

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

Sheehan, Norman. Joanne C. Jones, Fred Phillips and Mahendra R. Gujarathi. 2017. Using Design Thinking to Write Cases. Journal of Management Education. Vol 42(1): 135-160.

2018

Thomson, Kelly. and Jones, Joanne C.. 2017. Global Mobility and Precariousness: Implications for Moral Agency in the Accounting Profession. Journal of Business Ethics, 146(4): 747-770.

2017

Thomson, Kelly. and Jones, Joanne C. 2016. Colonials in Camouflage: Metonymy, mimicry and the reproduction of the colonial order in the age of diversity. Critical Perspectives on Accounting. 35, 58-75

2016

Thomson, Kelly. and Jones, Joanne C.. 2015. Being and Becoming a Professional Accountant in Canada: Mimicry and menace in the transitions of migrant accountants. Critical Perspectives on International Business. 11(2), 156-172.

2015

Jones. Joanne C., Gary. Spraakman, and Cristobal. Sanchez-Rodriguez. 2014. What’s in it for Me? An Examination of Accounting Students’ Likelihood to Report Faculty Misconduct. Journal of Business Ethics. 123 (4): 645-667.

2014

Jones, J. and S. Iacobelli. 2012. Superior Construction Inc.: An assessment of risks and controls as part of a post-acquisition engagement. Journal of Accounting Education, 30(2) Special Issue on Audit Education.

2012

Jones, Joanne C. 2012. Zoom Snowboards Inc.: Understanding the Impact of Management Decisions on the Audit Plan. Issues in Accounting Education. 27(4): 1193-1213.

2012

Jones. J., S. Iacobelli, and K. Hung, 2011. La Femme Media Inc: Identifying and Managing Audit Engagement Risk Factors. Accounting Perspectives, Vol 10(1): 55-76. Winner of the 2010 Canadian Academic Accounting Association Annual Case Competition.

2011

Jones, J. and G. Spraakman, 2011. A Case of Academic Misconduct: Does Self –Interest Rule? Accounting Perspectives, Vol 10(1): 1-22.

2011

L. Thorne, D. Massey and J. Jones, 2004. An Investigation of Social influence: Explaining the Effect of Group Discussion on Consensus in Auditors’ Ethical Reasoning, Business Ethics Quarterly, 14(3): 525-552.

2004

Jones, J., D. Massey, and L. Thorne, 2003. Auditors’ Ethical Reasoning: Insights from Past Research and Implications for the Future. Journal of Accounting Literature, Vol 22: 45-103.

2003

Conference Papers

Publication
Year

J. Jones and S. Iacobelli. 2012. Superior Construction: An Internal Audit Post-Acquisition Engagement. American Accounting Association Mid-Year Audit Conference, Savannah, Georgia.

2012

Jones, J., Zoom Snowboards Inc.: Understanding the Impact of Management Decisions on the Audit Plan. American Accounting Association Annual Audit Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, January, 2011.

2011

Jones, J. and G. Spraakman, A Case of Academic Misconduct: Does Self-Interest Rule? Concurrent Session, American Accounting Association Annual Conference, Aug 2010, San Francisco.

2010

Jones, J. and G. Spraakman, A Case of Academic Misconduct: Does Self-Interest Rule?, Concurrent Session, Canadian Academic Accounting Association Annual Conference, May 2010, Vancouver.

2010

Jones, J. Understanding Auditor Negotiations through the Lens of Social Identity: The Effects of Gender and Firm Identification, Concurrent Session, Canadian Academic Accounting Association Annual Conference, August 2010.

2010

J. Jones. 2009. Understanding Auditor Negotiations through the Lens of Social Identity: The Effects of Gender and Firm Identification. Canadian Academic Accounting Association Annual Conference, Montreal and American Accounting Association Annual Conference.

2009

J. Jones and G. Spraakman. 2009. A Case of Academic Misconduct: Does Self Interest Rule? American Accounting Association Teaching and Learning Web-based Conference, Ethics and the Financial Crisis Workshop Hosted by The Canadian Business Ethics Research Network and The University of Toronto Centre for Ethics, and American Accounting Association, Professionalism and Ethics Symposium

2009

Chung, J., J. Jones, J., P. Puri, and L. Thorne, Auditors’ Liability: Settling in the Shadows. Concurrent Session, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Annual Conference, 2005, Toronto and York University New Researchers Symposium,

2005

J.Chung,J. Jones, P. Puri.and L. Thorne. 2005. Auditors’ Liability: Settling in the Shadows Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Toronto and York University New Researchers Symposium,

2005

Jones, J. “The Auditor-Client Relationship and Auditor Independence” American Accounting Association, Professionalism and Ethics Symposium, Honolulu, August 2003.

2003

Jones, J., D. Massey, and L. Thorne. "A Review and Synthesis of the Empirical Research on the Ethical Dimension of Accountant's Professional Judgment." American Accounting Association, Professionalism and Ethics Symposium, San Antonio, August 2002 and Canadian Academic Accounting Association Annual Conference, Montreal, May 2002.

2002

Jones, J. Presenter. "Firm-NGO Alliances - A Stakeholder Perspective", Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, London, 2001. Published in the Proceedings. Received Best Student Paper Award, Strategy Division.

2001



Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall 2019 AP/ADMS4551 3.0 B Auditing and Other Assurance Services LECT
Fall 2019 AP/ADMS4551 3.0 C Auditing and Other Assurance Services LECT
Winter 2020 AP/ADMS4553 3.0 N Auditing: Advanced Topics LECT
Winter 2020 GS/PACC5550 3.0 M Issues in the Practice of Assurance LECT


Joanne's current research focuses on audit practice and the impact of regulation, auditor-client negotiations, and auditor ethics. Her research also examines issues related to diversity and inclusion within the accounting profession and she is currently involved with a project that is examining the experiences of professional accountants migrating to Canada. She has a keen interest in improving accounting education and has conducted pedagogical research as well as published several educational cases.

Degrees

PhD, Schulich School of Business, York University
CPA, CA, CPA Ontario
MBA, Memorial University of Newfoundland
BComm, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Professional Leadership

Joanne is an active academic reviewer for several journals and conferences. She currently is an Associate Editor with Accounting Perspectives and has served as an Associate Editor for Issues in Accounting Education.

Community Contributions

- Chair, Academic Relations Committee, Institute of Internal Auditors, Toronto Chapter, 2011- 2012
- Chair, Arthur Child Scholarship Selection Committee, Institute of Internal Auditors, Toronto Chapter, 2009-2010
- National Treasurer, Women’s Legal Education Action Fund, Toronto, 2006-2008
- Treasurer, Youth Without Shelter, Etobicoke, 1994-1998

Research Interests

Accounting , Ethics, Accounting Profession and Immigration, Audit Practice, Accounting Education, Diversity and inclusion in the accounting profession

Current Research Projects

Make More: A Community-University Research Alliance for Facilitating Professional Success of Internationally Educated Professionals in Business

    Summary:

    This project examines the career transitions of internationally trained accountants who have successfully resumed their careers in Canada.

    Description:

    In this study we conducted life history interviews with over 30 accountants from countries all over the world who have immigrated to Canada. We also interviewed several diversity and human resource professionals of several elite employers (Big4 and Financial Services Firms) who are recognized as exemplars for their “good immigrant employment practices.”

    Project Type: Funded
    Role: Co-investigator

    Collaborator: Kelly Thomson
    Collaborator Institution: York University
    Collaborator Role: Principal investigator

    Funders:
    Great West Life Foundation
The Impact of Oversight Board Inspections on Audit Firms' Reflexive Practices

    Summary:

    This research project examines how auditors perceive the impact of Auditor Oversight Boards on their reflexive practices and, ultimately, audit quality

    Project Type: Funded
    Role: Principal Investigator

    Start Date:
      Month: Jun   Year: 2009

    End Date:
      Month: Jun   Year: 2011

    Funders:
    Deloitte/CAAA Research Grant
An Experimental Investigation of: Effects of Ethical Distance, Perceived Fairness, an Techniques of Neutralization On Accounting Students’ Likelihood to Whistle-blow

    Summary:

    This study aims to increase our understanding of how to promote the likelihood that students will whistle-blow (during their academic and professional careers).

    Project Type: Funded
    Role: Principal Investigator

    Start Date:
      Month: Jun   Year: 2009

    End Date:
      Month: Jun   Year: 2011

    Collaborator: Gary Spraakman
    Collaborator Institution: School of Administrative Studies
    Funders:
    University of Waterloo Centre for Accounting Ethics
Developing Critical Thinking in Accounting Education

    Summary:

    This project involves the development of an accounting skills workshops for accounting students to assist them in developing their critical thinking and specific job skills.

    Project Type: Funded
    Start Date:
      Month: Jul   Year: 2009

    End Date:
      Month: Jul   Year: 2010

    Collaborator: Gary Spraakman
    Funders:
    Atkinson Teaching Research, Experiments, Engagement and Sharing (TREES) grant

All Publications


Book Chapters

Publication
Year

J. Jones and S. Scott, 2012. Cyberbullying in the University Classroom: A Multiplicity of Issues in C. Wankel and L. Wankel (eds.) Misbehavior Online in Higher Education, Emerald Publishing.

2012

J. Jones. 2011. Broadening Your Perspective - Comparing International Financial Reporting Standards and Canadian Accounting Standards for Private Companies (in Chapters 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 11, and 14). In P. Kimmel, J. Weygandt, D. Kieso, B. Trenholm, and W. Irving. Financial Accounting: Tools for Business Decision Making (5th Canadian Edition). John Wiley and Sons, Canada

2011

Thorne, L. and J. Jones, Oversights and Intentions in R. Kidwell and C. Martin (eds). Managing Organizational Deviance, Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications, 2005.

2005

Book Reviews

Publication
Year

Accountants’ Truth (Matthew Gill, Oxford University Press) Administrative Sciences Quarterly, June 2010.

2010

Books

Publication
Year

Arens, Alvin A.., Elder, Randal., Beasley, Mark., Hogan, Chris. and Jones, J. 2018. Auditing: The Art and Science of Assurance Engagements, 14th Canadian Edition. Pearson Education.

2018

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

Sheehan, Norman. Joanne C. Jones, Fred Phillips and Mahendra R. Gujarathi. 2017. Using Design Thinking to Write Cases. Journal of Management Education. Vol 42(1): 135-160.

2018

Thomson, Kelly. and Jones, Joanne C.. 2017. Global Mobility and Precariousness: Implications for Moral Agency in the Accounting Profession. Journal of Business Ethics, 146(4): 747-770.

2017

Thomson, Kelly. and Jones, Joanne C. 2016. Colonials in Camouflage: Metonymy, mimicry and the reproduction of the colonial order in the age of diversity. Critical Perspectives on Accounting. 35, 58-75

2016

Thomson, Kelly. and Jones, Joanne C.. 2015. Being and Becoming a Professional Accountant in Canada: Mimicry and menace in the transitions of migrant accountants. Critical Perspectives on International Business. 11(2), 156-172.

2015

Jones. Joanne C., Gary. Spraakman, and Cristobal. Sanchez-Rodriguez. 2014. What’s in it for Me? An Examination of Accounting Students’ Likelihood to Report Faculty Misconduct. Journal of Business Ethics. 123 (4): 645-667.

2014

Jones, J. and S. Iacobelli. 2012. Superior Construction Inc.: An assessment of risks and controls as part of a post-acquisition engagement. Journal of Accounting Education, 30(2) Special Issue on Audit Education.

2012

Jones, Joanne C. 2012. Zoom Snowboards Inc.: Understanding the Impact of Management Decisions on the Audit Plan. Issues in Accounting Education. 27(4): 1193-1213.

2012

Jones. J., S. Iacobelli, and K. Hung, 2011. La Femme Media Inc: Identifying and Managing Audit Engagement Risk Factors. Accounting Perspectives, Vol 10(1): 55-76. Winner of the 2010 Canadian Academic Accounting Association Annual Case Competition.

2011

Jones, J. and G. Spraakman, 2011. A Case of Academic Misconduct: Does Self –Interest Rule? Accounting Perspectives, Vol 10(1): 1-22.

2011

L. Thorne, D. Massey and J. Jones, 2004. An Investigation of Social influence: Explaining the Effect of Group Discussion on Consensus in Auditors’ Ethical Reasoning, Business Ethics Quarterly, 14(3): 525-552.

2004

Jones, J., D. Massey, and L. Thorne, 2003. Auditors’ Ethical Reasoning: Insights from Past Research and Implications for the Future. Journal of Accounting Literature, Vol 22: 45-103.

2003

Conference Papers

Publication
Year

J. Jones and S. Iacobelli. 2012. Superior Construction: An Internal Audit Post-Acquisition Engagement. American Accounting Association Mid-Year Audit Conference, Savannah, Georgia.

2012

Jones, J., Zoom Snowboards Inc.: Understanding the Impact of Management Decisions on the Audit Plan. American Accounting Association Annual Audit Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, January, 2011.

2011

Jones, J. and G. Spraakman, A Case of Academic Misconduct: Does Self-Interest Rule? Concurrent Session, American Accounting Association Annual Conference, Aug 2010, San Francisco.

2010

Jones, J. and G. Spraakman, A Case of Academic Misconduct: Does Self-Interest Rule?, Concurrent Session, Canadian Academic Accounting Association Annual Conference, May 2010, Vancouver.

2010

Jones, J. Understanding Auditor Negotiations through the Lens of Social Identity: The Effects of Gender and Firm Identification, Concurrent Session, Canadian Academic Accounting Association Annual Conference, August 2010.

2010

J. Jones. 2009. Understanding Auditor Negotiations through the Lens of Social Identity: The Effects of Gender and Firm Identification. Canadian Academic Accounting Association Annual Conference, Montreal and American Accounting Association Annual Conference.

2009

J. Jones and G. Spraakman. 2009. A Case of Academic Misconduct: Does Self Interest Rule? American Accounting Association Teaching and Learning Web-based Conference, Ethics and the Financial Crisis Workshop Hosted by The Canadian Business Ethics Research Network and The University of Toronto Centre for Ethics, and American Accounting Association, Professionalism and Ethics Symposium

2009

Chung, J., J. Jones, J., P. Puri, and L. Thorne, Auditors’ Liability: Settling in the Shadows. Concurrent Session, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Annual Conference, 2005, Toronto and York University New Researchers Symposium,

2005

J.Chung,J. Jones, P. Puri.and L. Thorne. 2005. Auditors’ Liability: Settling in the Shadows Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Toronto and York University New Researchers Symposium,

2005

Jones, J. “The Auditor-Client Relationship and Auditor Independence” American Accounting Association, Professionalism and Ethics Symposium, Honolulu, August 2003.

2003

Jones, J., D. Massey, and L. Thorne. "A Review and Synthesis of the Empirical Research on the Ethical Dimension of Accountant's Professional Judgment." American Accounting Association, Professionalism and Ethics Symposium, San Antonio, August 2002 and Canadian Academic Accounting Association Annual Conference, Montreal, May 2002.

2002

Jones, J. Presenter. "Firm-NGO Alliances - A Stakeholder Perspective", Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, London, 2001. Published in the Proceedings. Received Best Student Paper Award, Strategy Division.

2001



Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall 2019 AP/ADMS4551 3.0 B Auditing and Other Assurance Services LECT
Fall 2019 AP/ADMS4551 3.0 C Auditing and Other Assurance Services LECT
Winter 2020 AP/ADMS4553 3.0 N Auditing: Advanced Topics LECT
Winter 2020 GS/PACC5550 3.0 M Issues in the Practice of Assurance LECT