Jeffrey Power

Chair of Accounting
Sobey School of Business
Accounting

Faculty Member Information

Interests

Activity-Based-Management, Income Manipulation by Management, Ethics, Information Technology and its Effect on Accounting Education.

Education

Ph.D., Accounting, Strategic Management , Purdue University , 1991
M.B.A., Accounting and Finance, Saint Mary's University , 1980
B.Comm, Economics and Management Science, Saint Mary's University , 1976

Professional Licensures & Certifications

CPA and FCPA , Chartered Professional Accountants of Nova Scotia, 2015
FCMA, Society of Management Accountants of Canada , 2005
CMA, Society of Management Accountants of Ontario , 1981

Academic Work Experience

2014 - 2015, Chartered Professional Accountant, Atlantic School of Business
2002 - 2002, Instructor , Saint Mary’s University Nunavut Advanced Management Diploma Program
2001 - 2014, Instructor , Society of Management Accountants of Nova Scotia
1995 - Present, Assistant Professor of Accounting, Saint Mary's University
1989 - 1995, Assistant Professor of Accounting, The University of Rhode Island
1985 - 1989, Graduate Assistant/Lecturer, Purdue University
1981 - 1985, Lecturer in Business Administration, University of Prince Edward Island
1979 - 1980, Graduate Assistant/Lecturer, Saint Mary's University

Non-Academic Work Experience

1980 - 1981, Consultant in the Accounting Division, Bureau of Management Consulting, Government of Canada
1976 - 1978, Money Market Credit Analyst, Wood Gundy Limited

Membership

1981 - Present, Society of Management Accountants of Canada

Honours

Saint Mary’s University President’s Award for Exemplary Service Saint Mary's University - 2011
Canadian Association of University Teachers Dedicated Service Award - 2008
Canadian Academic Accounting Association Outstanding Service Citation Canadian Academic Accounting Association - 2007
The Honorary Designation FCMA Society of Management Accountants of Canada - 2005
Saint Mary’s University Senate Research Grants Saint Mary's University - 1998
Saint Mary’s University Senate Research Grants Saint Mary's University - 1997
Teaching Fellow University of Rhode Island - 1994
Richard D. Irwin Doctoral Fellowship - 1989
Doctoral Fellowship 1987-1988 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada - 1988
Doctoral Consortium Fellow American Accounting Association - 1987
"Big-Ten" Doctoral Consortium Fellow - 1987
National Honour Graduate Society of Management Accountants of Canada - 1981
Top Graduate Award Society of Management Accountants of Ontario, Ottawa Valley Chapter - 1981
Fellowship Ford Foundation - 1980
Academic Scholarship Saint Mary's University - 1979
Academic Scholarship Saint Mary's University - 1976

Teaching: Course / Program Development

2001/03 - 2010/03, Developed and delivered an accreditation review course semi-annually at Society of Management Accountants of Nova Scotia

Scholarly Contributions

Book Reviews

Fred K., Power Jeffrey. (2000)"Management Accounting", Issues in Accounting Education
Power Jeffrey. (1993)"Book Review of ", Implementing Activity-Based Cost Management: Moving From Analysis to Action by Robin Cooper et al (1992), Management Accounting News and Views
Power Jeffrey. (1991)"Book Review of ", Canadian Cases in Financial Accounting by Joan Conrod, Carol Dilworth and Richard D. Irwin, Issues in Accounting Education

Journal Articles

Power Jeffrey, E. Cooper,, B. , D. Rama,, Sanchez G.. "Expectancy Theory to Assess Student Motivation: An International Replication", Issues in Accounting Education Vol. 13, No.1 (Winter - 1998), 139-156
Power Jeffrey, Geiger M, Cooper E, Hussain I, Connell B, Raghunandan K, Rama D, Sanchez G. "Using Expectancy Theory to Assess Student Motivation: An International Replication", Issues in Accounting Education 13:1 (Winter - 1998), 139-156
Power Jeffrey. "Positive Accounting", The History of Accounting: An International Encyclopedia (Winter - 1996), 471-473
Power Jeffrey. "Student Attitudes Toward Integrating Spreadsheets Into the Accounting Curriculum", Delaware Business Journal IX (Winter - 1993), 33-41
Power Jeffrey. "Lotus 1-2-3 Competency Exams Save Time in Cost Accounting", Course Notes 1:3 (Winter - 1993), 5

Presentation

Power Jeffrey. "Teaching Through Simulations", BNUZ Faculty Workshop (Summer - 2015)
Beaubien L, Power Jeffrey. "Accounting Education by Distance", American Accounting Association South East Regional Mid-Year Conference (Spring - 2013)
Power Jeffrey, Morrill Cameron. "Analyzing University Budgets", CAUT Forum for Presidents (Winter - 2011)
Power Jeffrey. "The Collective Agreement and Long Term Success", SMU New Faculty Orientation (Summer - 2010)
Power Jeffrey. "Hiring Faculty – The Union Perspective", SMU Department Chairs Workshop (Spring - 2010)
Power Jeffrey. "Personal Course Management Journals", AAU Teaching Showcase (Fall - 2010)
Power Jeffrey. "The Bard on Business: An Example of Integrating the Liberal Arts into an Accounting Class", American Accounting Association Annual Meeting and Conference, Effective Learning Strategies Forum (Summer - 2009)
Power Jeffrey. "The Collective Agreement and Long Term Success", SMU New Faculty Orientation (Summer - 2009)
Power Jeffrey. "Making the Liberal Arts Relevant to Business Students", AAU Teaching Showcase (Fall - 2009)
Power Jeffrey. "Managing Earnings: Have Students’ Attitudes Changed since Enron?", American Accounting Association Annual Meeting and Conference, Effective Learning Strategies Forum (Summer - 2007)
Power Jeffrey, Lightstone Karen. "Remote Responders: Lessons Learned", American Accounting Association Annual Meeting and Conference, Effective Learning Strategies Forum (Summer - 2006)
Power Jeffrey. "MBA-CMA Web Based Course Design", SMU Accounting Department research seminar (Fall - 2004)
Power Jeffrey, Johnstone Harvey. "Developing International Cultural Understanding: A Case Study", Atlantic Universities Teaching Showcase (Fall - 2003)
Power Jeffrey, Lightstone Karen. "Developing and Distributing Accounting Cases in Atlantic Canada", Atlantic Schools of Business Conference (Spring - 2000)
Power Jeffrey. "Business Ethics: A Multinational Perspective", Invited speaker to a group of international faculty and masters students visiting SMU, (Spring - 2000)
Power Jeffrey, Jollymore Mark. "Product Cost Accounting: A Preliminary Field Study and Analysis", The Canadian Academic Accounting Association Annual Conference (Spring - 1999)
Power Jeffrey. "The Strategic Use of Debates as an Aid in Developing Critical Thinking", Atlantic Universities Teaching Showcase (Fall - 1998)
Power Jeffrey. "Income Manipulation Around the Time of Antitakeover Amendment Proposals", The Canadian Academic Accounting Association Annual Conference (Spring - 1993)
Power Jeffrey. "Student Attitudes Toward Integrating Spreadsheets Into the Accounting Curriculum", Delaware Business Journal (Winter - 1993)
Power Jeffrey, Gramas Maria. "The Accounting Profession In The Nineties: Is The Gender Gap Narrowing?", Canadian Academic Accounting Association Conference (Spring - 1992)
Power Jeffrey. "Accounting and Strategic Management: Perspectives on Interdisciplinary Research", AAA Northeast Regional Conference (Spring - 1991)

Editorial Work

Power Jeffrey. (Ed.) (2007) Solution manual of book.

Other Publications

Power Jeffrey. "Sampler Desserts"
Accounting Case Institute (Spring - 2001)
Power Jeffrey, Chesley G. "Lam Restaurant and Lounge (B)"
Accounting Case Institute (Spring - 2001)

Service: Institutional Committees

University Go-Forward Task Force, 2013/03 - 2014/03 (Member)
Pan-University Targeted Expenditure Task Group, 2013/03 - 2014/03 (Member)
Librarian IV Promotion Review Committee, 2013/03 - 2013/03 (Member)
Strategic and Targeted Academic Task Group, 2013/02 - 2014/01 (Member)
Budget Advisory Committee, 2012/03 - None (Member)
SMU Academic Plan Implementation Committee, 2012/03 - None (Member)
University Review Committee, 2011/03 - 2013/03 (Member)
Sobey School of Business MBA Council, 2011/03 - None (Member)
Joint University and Union Market Supplement Committee, 2011/03 - None (Member)
SMU Academic Senate Elections Committee, 2011/03 - None (Member)
SMU Academic Senate, 2011/03 - 2014/03 (Member)
Saint Mary's University Faculty and Administration Pension Committee, 2011/03 - None (Member)
University Review Committee and Appointments Committee, 2007/03 - None (SMUFU Union observer)
SMU United Way Steering Committee, 2006/03 - 2008/03 (Member)
Student Discipline Appeals Board, 2005/03 - 2007/03 (Member)
Budget Advisory Committee, 2004/03 - 2007/03 (Member)
SMU Academic Senate, 2004/03 - 2007/03 (Member)
Sobey School of Business MBA Council, 2002/03 - 2007/03 (Member)
CAUT Defence Fund Investment Committee, 2002/03 - 2005/03 (Member)
SMU Global Business Management Coordination Committee, 2002/03 - 2011/03 (Member)
Saint Mary's University Faculty and Administration Pension Committee, 2001/03 - 2007/03 (Member)
SMUFU Investment Committee, 2001/03 - 2007/03 (Chair)
SMU Department of Accounting Faculty Recruitment Committee, 2001/03 - 2004/03 (Member)
Sobey School of Business MBA Council, 1999/03 - 2000/03 (Member)
SMUFU Investment Committee, 1997/03 - 2001/03 (Member)

Service: Professional or Disciplinary

Reviewer , Canadian Academic Accounting Association Research Grants Committee 2013/03 - 2013/03
Reviewer (Conference), Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Annual Conference 2013/03 - 2013/03
Reviewer (Conference), Atlantic Schools of Business Conference 2012/03 - 2012/03
Chair, CEARC Research Committee 2011/03 - Present
Reviewer (Conference), Atlantic Schools of Business Conference 2010/03 - 2010/03
Discussant, Revenue Efficiency and Cost Mix and Yield Variances: Extensions of the Holistic Variance Analysis Model, American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, New York 2008/03 - 2008/03
Reviewer (Conference), Atlantic Schools of Business Conference 2008/03 - 2008/03
Moderator, Sustainability Reports: The Transition from ‘PR’ to ‘Disclosure, Session for the CMA Nova Scotia Conference on ‘Creating Opportunities through Innovation and Risk’ 2008/01 - 2008/01
Member, American Accounting Association, Innovations in Accounting Education Awards Committee 2007/03 - 2007/03
Moderator, International Financial Reporting Standards, Session for the CMA Nova Scotia Conference on ‘Leading with Change’ 2007/01 - 2007/01
Reviewer (Conference), Atlantic Schools of Business Conference 2006/03 - 2006/03
Chair , CAAA Annual Conference 2006/03 - 2006/03
Accounting Section Chair, Atlantic Schools of Business Conference 2006/03 - 2006/03
Invited examiner at the national marking center for the Strategic Leadership Program, Society of Management Accountants of Nova Scotia 2005/03 - 2005/03
Reviewer (Conference), Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Annual Conference 2005/03 - 2005/03
Board Member, Centre of Excellence in Accounting and Reporting for Co-operatives (CEARC) 2005/03 - Present
Reviewer (Conference), Atlantic Schools of Business Conference 2004/03 - 2004/03
Moderator, Accounting: Internal Control and Auditor Relationships, Research paper presentation at the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada National Meeting 2002/03 - 2002/03
Reviewer (Conference), Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Annual Conference 2002/03 - 2002/03
Member of Council, Society of Management Accountants of Nova Scotia 2001/03 - 2004/03
Co-founder and Director, Accounting Case Institute 2000/03 - Present
Moderator, Developing and Distributing Maritime Accounting Cases, Panel discussion at the Atlantic Schools of Business Conference 2000/01 - 2000/01
Reviewer (Member of Accreditation team), CMA Canada Accreditation Report for the Accounting programs at McMaster University, University of Regina, and University of Ottawa 1999/03 - 1999/03
Reviewer (Conference), Atlantic Schools of Business Conference 1999/03 - 1999/03
Member, Three CMA Accreditation Review Committees 1999/03 - 1999/03
Member, CAAA Annual Conference Committee 1999/03 - 1999/03

Service: Community

Lay minister and reader, St Peter’s Parish 2003/03 - 2009/03