Joanne Jones

School of Administrative Studies

Associate Professor

Office: Atkinson College, 210
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext: 30332
Emailjcjones@yorku.ca

Joanne has a PhD in management, with a concentration in accounting, from the Schulich School of Business. Her research focuses the accounting profession and explores issues such as: auditor ethics, the impact of regulation on audit practice, and globalization of the accounting profession. She is also interested in academic ethics and accounting education.

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Area of Specialization

Audit & Management Information Systems

Degrees

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


Research Interests

Accounting , Ethics , Audit Profession, Auditor Behavior

Current Research Projects

Atkinson Fellowship - Teaching Release


Project Type: Funded
Funders: 
ATK Fellowship

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

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.

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

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

Journal Articles

Jones, J., Zoom Snowboards Inc.: Understanding the Impact of Management Decisions on the Audit Plan. Issues in Accounting Education. Forthcoming.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Conference Papers

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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,

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,

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

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.

Book Reviews

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

Current Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall 2017 AP/ADMS4551 3.0  Auditing and Other Assurance Services LECT  

Upcoming Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Winter 2018 AP/ADMS4553 3.0  Auditing: Advanced Topics LECT  


Joanne has a PhD in management, with a concentration in accounting, from the Schulich School of Business. Her research focuses the accounting profession and explores issues such as: auditor ethics, the impact of regulation on audit practice, and globalization of the accounting profession. She is also interested in academic ethics and accounting education.

Area of Specialization

Audit & Management Information Systems

Degrees

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

Research Interests:

Accounting , Ethics , Ethics , Audit Profession, Auditor Behavior

Current Research Projects

Atkinson Fellowship - Teaching Release


Project Type: Funded
Funders: 
ATK Fellowship

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

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.

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

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

Journal Articles

Jones, J., Zoom Snowboards Inc.: Understanding the Impact of Management Decisions on the Audit Plan. Issues in Accounting Education. Forthcoming.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Conference Papers

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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,

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,

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

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.

Book Reviews

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


Teaching:

Current Courses

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TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall 2017 AP/ADMS4551 3.0  Auditing and Other Assurance Services LECT  

Upcoming Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Winter 2018 AP/ADMS4553 3.0  Auditing: Advanced Topics LECT