This was my first academic article (as you can probably tell by the very convoluted title). It is a teaching note, reviewed only for publication merit rather than research rigor. In it, I described the effects of using complementary strategies to reduce both inadequate referencing technique and cheating. The full-text article is available on the Business &… Continue reading Linking Multimodal Communication & Feedback Loops to Reinforce Plagiarism Awareness
So excited! Our article, "Getting it Right: Directors' Assessment of Information", was selected by the Managerial Auditing Journal’s editorial team as a Highly Commended Paper in the 2016 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence. The Emerald Literati Awards, which include the Awards for Excellence and Citations of Excellence, are now in their 23rd year and… Continue reading 2016 Emerald Literati Award – woot!
Ignorance is not an excuse, and courts are not sympathetic to executives who fail to ask questions. Being a board member is not just an opportunity to wear a nice suit and be a figurehead. Every individual director is legally obliged to understand all aspects of discharging their duties, and to ask questions if they do not. When… Continue reading Getting it right: directors’ assessment of information
by Dr Kerri O'Donnell Abstract Auditor independence became a focus of regulatory and accounting research due to a number of large corporate collapses involving fraud in the early 2000s. The focus of research was the reduction of auditor bias, and attention to improving the auditors’ objective position as a means to enhance the identification of… Continue reading Thesis: Professional Scepticism – Another audit expectation gap?