Daphne Rixon

Associate Professor
Sobey School of Business
Accounting

Faculty Member Information

Education

Ph.D., Ph.D, University of Warwick, 2007
M.B.A., Business Administration, Memorial University, 1994
B.Comm, Business Administration (Hons), Memorial University, 1986
B.A., Arts, Memorial University, 1981

Professional Licensures & Certifications

FCMA (Fellow, Certified Management Accountant), Society of Management Accountants, 2011
CMA (Certified Management Accountant) , Society of Management Accountants, 1988

Academic Work Experience

2011 - Present, Executive Director , Centre of Excellence for Accounting and Reporting for Co-operatives (CEARC), Saint Mary's University
2008 - Present, Associate Professor, Saint Mary's University
2008 - Present, Moderator- Strategic Leadership Program , Certified Management Accountants- Nova Scotia
2001 - 2007, Moderator- Strategic Leadership Program , Certified Management Accountant- Newfoundland

Non-Academic Work Experience

1992 - 2007, Director of Finance, Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission
1988 - 1992, Manager of Accounting , Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission
1988 - 1988, Budget Accountant, Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission
1987 - 1988, Controller, Titan Holdings Limited

Honours

Fellow, Certified Management Accountants Institute of Certified Management Accountants - 2011
Faculty of Business Administration Dean's MBA Award Memorial University - 1994
Fellow of the School of Graduate Studies Memorial University - 1994
Hewlett Packard Award for academic achievement (MBA) Memorial University - 1994
CMA Citizenship Award (Newfoundland) Society of Management Accountants - 1988
Institute of Chartered Accountants Scholarship Memorial University - 1988
Robert G.Reid Scholarship Memorial Univeristy - 1988
Director's Award of Excellence for the CMA final accreditation examinations Society of Management Accountants - 1988

Teaching: Course / Program Development

2014/02 - 2014/02, Distance course for Accounting 2242
2012/03 - 2013/03, Case Development for CPA Canada Professional Education System
2010/03 - 2011/03, Case Development for the CMA Executive Program

Scholarly Contributions

Book

Rixon Daphne. "Credit Union Performance Reporting in North America" (Spring - 2013)

Journal Articles

Grandy G., Rixon Daphne. "Assessing the Success of a Divine Plan: The Anglican Foundation of Canada's Strategic Priorities" (Spring - 2015)
Lightstone K., Rixon Daphne. ""Passion or Profit: Bloody Creek Vineyard and Winery", teaching case, under review", Case Research Journal (Spring - 2014)
Stapleton D., Hanlon D., Rixon Daphne. "Scotia Medicine Chest: Prescription for a Noble Exit, Teaching Case", Online Journal of International Case Analysis 5:2 (Spring - 2014), 56-70
Rixon Daphne, Stapleton D., Sceles H.. "IFRS Conversion: The Case of a Marine Defence Contractor, Teaching Cases", Accounting Perspectives (Spring - 2014)
Rixon Daphne, Rois J., Faseruk A.. "The Seven Deadly Sins of Church Accounting", Journal of Business Diversity 4:1 (Spring - 2014), 9-17
Rixon Daphne, Lightstone K.. "Fair Trade Community Cafe Expansion, teaching case", Accounting Perspectives 13:3 (Spring - 2014), 197-208
Rixon Daphne, Faseruk A.. "Accounting Standards: Should Churches and Private Enterprise Sing from the Same Hymnbook?", Journal of Leadership: Accountability and Ethics 11:2 (Spring - 2014)
Rois J., Faseruk A., Rixon Daphne. "Organizational Perspectives on Stained Glass Ceilings for Female Bishops in the Anglican Communion: A Case Study of the Church of England", Journal of Business Diversity (Spring - 2013)
Rixon Daphne. "Are Co-operative Principles Reflected in Performance Reporting: A Case Study of Insurance Co-operatives", International Journal of Co-operative Management 6:2 (Spring - 2013), 77-91
Rixon Daphne. "Stakeholders and Their Stakes: How They are Reflected in Public Sector Reporting ", International Journal of Business, Accounting and Finance 7:1 (Spring - 2013), 125-139
Beaubien L., Rixon Daphne. "Directions in the Development of KPIs in Cooperatives", Journal of Co-operative Studies 45:2 (Spring - 2012), 5-15
Rixon D., Sceles H.. "Superstar Entertainment, Teaching Case", Accounting Case Institute http//aci.smu.ca (Winter - 2012), 1-15
Rixon Daphne, Faseruk A.. "Secular Tools and Sacred Goals: A Case Study of How Anglican Priests Are Embracing Management Accounting and Strategic Planning ", Journal of Business Diversity 12:1 (Spring - 2012), 19-32
Rixon Daphne. "Accountability Legislation: Implications for Financial and Performance Reporting ", Journal of Governance and Regulation 1:1 (Spring - 2012), 25-35
Rixon Daphne. "The Balanced Scorecard as a Reporting Tool for Public Sector Agencies", Workplace Review (Spring - 2011)
Rixon Daphne, M Furey. "Oversight of Telecommunications Regulatory Agencies ", International Journal of Internet Technology and Secured Transactions 3:3 (Spring - 2011), 223-239
Rixon Daphne. "An Analysis of Changes in Stakeholder Accountability among Canadian WCBs: 1998-2008", Canadian Public Administration 53:2 (Spring - 2010), 221-240
Rixon Daphne. "Stakeholder Engagement in Public Sector Agencies: Ascending the Rungs of the Accountability Ladder", International Journal of Public Administration 53:2 (Spring - 2010), 347-356
Rixon Daphne, Faseruk A.. "Valuation in Public Sector Agencies: Impact on Financial Reporting and Performance Metrics through the Implementation of International Financial Standards", Journal of Financial Management and Analysis 22:1 (Spring - 2009), 16-27
Ellwood S., Rixon Daphne. "Accounting for Performance ", Financial Management (UK) (Spring - 2006)

Presentation

Rixon Daphne, Furey M.. "Learning from close Call Experiences: Has This Close Call Been a Wake up Call?", International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines Confrence (Winter - 2015)
Rixon Daphne, Faseruk A., Rois J.. "Using Accounting and Market Data with the Total Return Strategy to Manage a Foundation's Investment Portfolio: A Case Study of a Canadian Charitable Foundation", North American Accounting Society (NAAS) conference (Spring - 2015)
Rixon Daphne, Beaubien L.. "Integrated Reporting for Co-operatives: A Case Study of VanCity Credit Union", International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines Confrence (Winter - 2015)
Rixon Daphne. "Performance Reporting in the Co-op Financial Services Sector ", Canadian Association for Studies in Cooperation Conference, Brock University (Spring - 2014)
Rixon Daphne, Lightstone K.. "Rowe Family Winery, teaching case", North American Case Research Association (Fall - 2014)
Rixon Daphne. "Forming a Canadian Chapter of the National Society of Accountants for Cooperatives", NSAC Conference (Spring - 2014)
Rixon Daphne, Lightstone K. "Impact of IFRS on Credit Unions in Canada", International Academy of Business and Reporting Conference (Summer - 2014)
Rixon Daphne. "Overview of the Center of Excellence in Accounting and Reporting for Co-operatives Board of Directors", National Society of Accountants for Co-operatives (Winter - 2014)
Rixon Daphne. "Performance Reporting in the Co-op Financial Services Sector", Atlantic Schools of Business Conference (Fall - 2014)
Rixon Daphne, Lightstone K. "Impact of IFRS on Credit Unions in Canada", International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (Winter - 2014)
Grandy G., Rixon Daphne. "Assessing the Success of a Divine Plan: The Anglican Foundation of Canada's Strategic Priorities, teaching case", North America Case Research Association (Fall - 2014)
Rixon Daphne, Rois J., Faseruk A.. "The Seven Deadly Sins of Church Accounting ", The North American Accounting Society Conference (Spring - 2014)
Rixon Daphne. "Credit Union Performance Reporting in North American ", Cooperative Trust (Fall - 2013)
Rixon Daphne. "Credit Union Performance Reporting in North America ", International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (Winter - 2013)
Campbell S., Foley S., Rixon Daphne. "Human resource management in cooperatives: Challenging the 'best practice' paradigm", Canadian Association for Studies in Cooperation Conference (Summer - 2013)
Campbell S., J. Foley,, Rixon Daphne. "Management Education and the Co-operative Movement: Will Continued Success Demand Differentiation or Convergence?", Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (Spring - 2013)
Rixon Daphne. "The Seven Principles of Co-operatives: Are they still relevant? A case study of North American credit unions", Canadian Association for Studies in Cooperation Conference (Summer - 2013)
Rixon Daphne. "An Examination of KPIs Reported by North American Credit Unions ", Financial Business and Reporting Conference (Summer - 2013)
Rixon Daphne. "Round Table Discussion and Presentation", International Workshop in Accounting for Co-operatives (Fall - 2012)
Rixon Daphne. "Stakeholder Salience and Accountability Performance Reporting", Financial Reporting and Business Communication Conference (Summer - 2012)
Rixon Daphne, Furey M.. "Response to Call: Has This Close Call Been a Wake-up Call", Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (Summer - 2012)
Rixon Daphne. "Are Co-operative Principles Reflected in Key Performance Indicators", Managing the Co-operative Difference Conference (Spring - 2012)
Rixon D., Stapleton D.. "Scotia Medicine Chest, Teaching Case", Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (Spring - 2012)
Rixon Daphne. "Stakeholders and Their Stakes: How They are Reflected in Public Sector Reporting ", International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (Winter - 2012)
Rixon Daphne. "Key Performance Indicators for Credit Unions", Alberta Central Fall Conference (Fall - 2012)
Rixon Daphne. "Co-operative Accounting and Key Performance Indicators", Canadian Co-operative Association (Winter - 2012)
Rixon D. "Key Performance Indicators: Do They Reflect the Cooperative Values and Principles", International Workshop on Co-operative Accounting (Fall - 2012)
Stapleton D., Rixon Daphne, Hanlon D.. "Scotia Medicine Chest: Prescription for a Noble Exit", North American Case Research Association (Fall - 2012)
Rixon Daphne. "Key Performance Indicators:What are Credit Unions Measuring and Why?", Atlantic Schools of Business Conference (Fall - 2012)
Rixon Daphne. "An Examination KPIs Reported by Credit Unions in North America", Cooperating to build a better Nova Scotia Conference (Fall - 2012)
Rixon D., Furey M.. "Learning from Oversight by Telecommunications Regulatory Agencies", 7th International Conference for Internet Technology and Secured Transactions (Fall - 2012)
Rixon Daphne, Faseruk A.. "Peeling Back the Sacred Canopy: Is There a Sacred-Secular Gap in Accounting and Managerial Accounting and Managerial Practices in the Anglican Church of Canada ", European Accounting Association (Spring - 2011)
Rixon Daphne, Faseruk A.. "Secular Tools and Sacred Goals : How Anglican Priests are Embracing Accounting and Strategic Planning ", Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Conference (Spring - 2011)
Rixon Daphne. "Case: IFRS Implementation in a Canadian Defence Contractor Company ", North American Research Association (Spring - 2011)
Rixon D., Stapleton D.. "IFRS Implementation in a Canadian Defence Contractor Company", North America Case Research Association (Fall - 2011)
Rixon Daphne. "Key Performance Indicators for Insurance Co-operatives: Do They Reflect the Cooperative Values and Principles", International Workshop on Co-operative Accounting (Spring - 2011)
Rixon Daphne, Faseruk A.. "Peeling Back the Sacred Canopy: Is There a Sacred-Secular Gap in Accounting and Managerial Accounting and Managerial Practices in the Anglican Church of Canada ", North American Accounting Society Conference (Spring - 2011)
Rixon Daphne. "The Balanced Scorecard as a Reporting Tool for Public Sector Agencies ", Atlantic Schools of Business Confrence (Fall - 2010)
Rixon Daphne. "Accounting Legislation: Implications for Public Sector Financial and Performance Reporting ", International Research Society for Public Management (Spring - 2010)
Rixon Daphne, Faseruk A.. "Not-for-Profit Accounting Standards: Should Churches and private Enterprise Sing from the Same Hymnbook ", North American Accounting Society Conference (Spring - 2010)
Rixon D. "Stakeholder Salience: A Typlogy for Public Sector Agencies to Identify and Prioritize Stakeholders", Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (Spring - 2010)
Rixon Daphne, Faseruk A.. "Implementation of International Financial Reporting Standards Metrics in Workers Compensation Boards in Canada: A Position Paper ", Academy of Finance Conference (Spring - 2009)
Rixon Daphne, Faseruk A.. "Fair Value Accounting in Public Sector Agencies: Impact on Financial Reporting and Performance Metrics ", Comparative International Government Accounting Research Conference (Summer - 2009)
Rixon D., A . "Implementation of International Financial Reporting Standards in Workers' Compensation Boards in Canada: A Position Paper", Comparative International Government Accounting Research Conference (Spring - 2009)
Rixon Daphne, Faseruk A.. "Implementation of International Financial Reporting Standards in Canadian Public Sector Agencies ", European Accounting Association (Summer - 2009)
Rixon Daphne, Faseruk A.. "Not-for-Profit Accounting Standards: Should Churches and private Enterprise Sing from the Same Hymnbook ", Atlantic Schools of Business Conference (Fall - 2009)
Rixon Daphne, Faseruk A.. "Fair Value Accounting in Public Sector Agencies: Impact on Financial Reporting and Performance Metrics ", American Accounting Association Conference ( Government Non-for-Profit section) (Spring - 2009)
Rixon Daphne. "Reporting for Public Sector Agencies: A Stakeholder Model ", International Workshop on Social Audit, Social Accounting and Accountability (Spring - 2008)
Rixon Daphne, Furey M.. "Technological failure: a stakeholder analysis of a Bell Aliant service outage with implications for organizational decision making model", Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Conference (Spring - 2008)
Rixon Daphne, Furey M.. "Fire on the Line: A Stakeholder Analysis of a Telecommunications Service Outage", Atlantic School of Business Conference (Spring - 2008)
Rixon Daphne, Furey M.. "Who Should Really Answer the Call: Regulation of Telecommunications", Atlantic Schools of Business Conference (Spring - 2007)
Ellwood S., Rixon Daphne. "Stakeholder Accountability for Semi-Autonomous Public Sector Agencies : The Case of Workers Compensation in Newfoundland, Canada", Comparative International Government Accounting Research Conference (Spring - 2007)
Rixon Daphne. "Performance Indicators for WCB, Business Improvement Team", Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission (Spring - 2007)
Furey M., Rixon Daphne. "A close call with no call: Crisis Management and Accountability review after an entire province becomes disconnected, including 911", Hawaii International Business Conference (Spring - 2007)
Rixon Daphne. "Demonstrating Accountability to WCB Stakeholders", Association of Workers Compensation Boards of Canada (Spring - 2007)
Ellwood S., Rixon Daphne. "Stakeholder Accountability: Workplace Injuries in the UK and Canada", Canadian Academic Accounting Association Annual Conference (Spring - 2006)
Ellwood S., Rixon Daphne. "Balancing Health Care Performance Measurement: UK and Canada", 2nd Conference on Performance Measurement and Management Control (Spring - 2003)
Rixon Daphne. "Performance Management of Workers Compensation Schemes: Canada and the UK", Institute of Public Sector Accounting Research Conference (Spring - 2003)
Rixon Daphne, Ellwood S.. "Performance Management of Workers Compensation Schemes: Canada and the UK", Financial Reporting & Business Communication research Unit, Seventh Annual Conference (Spring - 2003)
Rixon D, Ellwood S. "Performance Measurement of Workers’ Compensation Schemes: Canada and the UK", Financial Reporting & Business Communication Research Unit, Seventh Annual Conference (Spring - 2003)

Conference Proceedings

Rixon Daphne. ""Stakeholders and Their Stakes: How They are reflected in Public Sector Reporting"", International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines Proceedings (2012 - 2012)
Rixon Daphne, Stapleton D.. ""Scotia Medicine Chest", Teaching case", Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (2012 - 2012)
Rixon Daphne. ""What are Credit Unions Measuring and Why?" ", Atlantic Schools of Business (2012 - 2012)
Rixon Daphne, Faseruk A.. ""Secular Tools and Sacred Goals: A Case Study of How Anglican Priests are Embracing Accounting and Strategic Planning "", Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Conference Proceddings (2011 - 2011)
Rixon Daphne. ""Key Performance Indicators for Insurance Co-operatives: Do They Reflect the Co-operative Values and Principles"", International Workshop on Co-operative Accounting Valencia Proceedings (2011 - 2011)
Rixon Daphne. ""The Balanced Scorecard as a Reporting Tool for Public Sector Agencies"", Atlantic Schools of Business Conference Proceedings (2010 - 2010)

Editorial Work

Rixon Daphne. (Ed.) (2015) Academic Reviewer .

Other Publications

Foley J., Rixon Daphne. "Explaining the 2013 Merger of the Three Accounting Designations" (Spring - 2014)
Rixon Daphne, Lighstone K.. "Halifax Henna" (Spring - 2014)
Rixon Daphne. "Developed 17 teaching case feedback guides and solutions for the CPA Canada Professional Educational Program " (Spring - 2014)
Rixon Daphne. "Authored new teaching case, solutions and feedback guide for the CPA Canada Professional Education Program" (Spring - 2014)
Rixon Daphne, Lightstone K.. "Impact of IFRS on Canadian Credit Unions" (Spring - 2014)
Rixon Daphne, Stapleton D.. "Scotia Medicine Chest, Teaching Case"
Accounting Case Institute (Spring - 2014)
Lighstone K., Rixon Daphne. "Green Gutter Solutions" (Spring - 2014)
Rixon Daphne, Faseruk A., Rois J.. "Total Return Strategy: A Case Study of a Canadian " (Spring - 2014)
Rixon Daphne. "Developed 16 teaching cases for the CPA Canada Professional Education Program" (Spring - 2013)
Robb A., Rixon Daphne, Maddocks J., Hicks E.. "International Statement of Recommended Practices (iSORP 6) : Co-operative Non-financial Reporting"
Centre of Excellence for Accounting and Reporting for Co-operatives (Spring - 2011)
Rixon Daphne. "Authored Not-for-Profit case for the CMA Executive program" (Spring - 2011)
Rixon Daphne, Furey M.. "Fire on the Line: A Stakeholder Analysis of a Bell Aliant Telecommunications Service Outage"
Workplace Review (Spring - 2009)
Rixon Daphne, Ellwood S.. "A Comparative Study of Performance Management and Accountability for Industrial Injuries in the UK and Canada"
CIMA (Spring - 2006)

Service: Institutional Committees

Research Committee, Department of Accounting , 2012/01 - 2014/01 (Member)
Research Committee, Centre of Excellence for Accounting and Reporting for Co-operatives (CEARC), 2012/01 - None (Member)
Assurance of Learning Committee for AACSB renewal, 2010/03 - 2013/03 (Member)
Appeals Committee, 2010/03 - 2011/03 (Member)
Strategic Planning Committee, Centre of Excellence for Accounting and Reporting for Co-operatives (CEARC), 2010/03 - None (Chair)
Centre of Excellence for Accounting and Reporting for Co-operatives (CEARC), 2009/03 - 2010/03 (Chair)
Senate Committee on Literacy Strategy, 2009/03 - None (Member)
Organizing Committee, Sobey School of Business Accounting Case Competition , 2009/03 - None (Co- Chair)
Investment Committee, 2008/03 - 2009/03 (Chair)

Service: Professional or Disciplinary

Academic Reviewer, Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal 2014/03 - Present
Academic Reviewer- Case Shorts, Emerald 2014/03 - Present
Academic Reviewer, Cost Management: Measuring, Monitoring and Motivating Performance, Eldenburg, L., Wolcott, S, Chen L. and Cook G.. 2014/03 - 2014/03
Academic Reviewer, Course Connect online component for, Cost Accounting: A Managerial Emphasis, Seventh Canadian Edition 2013/03 - 2013/03
Academic Reviewer, Atlantic Schools of Business conference papers 2013/03 - 2013/03
Co-chair, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada 2015 Halifax Conference 2012/03 - Present
Member, Canadian Co-operative Research Network 2012/03 - Present
Member Program Review Task Group, CMA 2012/03 - Present
Treasurer, Scientific Committee, International Research Network on Accounting for Cooperatives and Mutual Entities 2012/01 - Present
Treasurer, Anglican Foundation of Canada 2011/03 - Present
Treasurer, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada 2011/03 - Present
Member Competence Map Review Committee, CMA 2011/03 - 2013/03
Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Co-operative Accounting and Reporting 2011/03 - Present
Member, Editorial Board, Managerial Finance 2010/03 - Present
Vice-President, Finance , Atlantic Schools of Business 2009/03 - Present
Academic Reviewer, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada conference papers 2008/03 - 2013/03
Academic Reviewer, Atlantic Schools of Business conference papers 2008/03 - 2010/03
Academic Reviewer and Discussant, Comparative International Government Accounting Research Conference 2008/03 - 2008/03
Treasurer, Board of Directors, Regency Park Condominium Corporation 2008/03 - Present
Reserve Fund Advisory, Regency Park Condominium Corporation 2008/03 - 2008/03
Academic Reviewer, Public Management Review 2007/03 - 2014/03
Vice-President, Board of Directors, CMA, NL 2004/03 - 2006/03
Treasurer, Board of Directors, CMA, NL 2002/03 - 2004/03
Member, National Certification Committee, CMA Canada 2000/03 - 2006/03
Member, Board of Directors (National), Treasury Management Association of Canada 2000/03 - 2005/03
Member, Board of Directors, CMA, NL 1999/03 - 2001/03
Member, Board of Directors (National), Treasury Management Association of Canada 1995/03 - 1998/03
Member, Board of Directors (NL), Treasury Management Association of Canada 1995/03 - 1998/03
Member, Concordia MBA Case Competition 1993/03 - 1993/03
Member, Dalhousie International Case Competition Team 1993/03 - 1993/03
Member, Association of Workers' Compensation Boards of Canada, Steering Committee 1990/03 - 2006/03

Service: Community

Treasurer, Victorian Order of Nurses, St. John's, NL Chapter 1995/03 - 1996/03
Treasurer, Planned Parenthood, St. John's, NL 1992/03 - 1994/03