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George Joseph

George Joseph is an Associate Professor in the Manning School of Business.
Dr. George JosephAssociate Professor

Research Interests

Strategic Cost Management and Systems

Education

  • Ph D: Accounting, (1997), Temple University - Philadelphia, PA
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Information Usefulness of Accounting Measures in Determining Firm Value: An Examination of Some Special Areas
  • MBA: Accounting, (1990), Pittsburg State University - Pittsburg, Kansas
  • Other: Accounting, (1986), Institute of Chartered Accountants of India - Calcutta, India
  • Other, (1984), University of Calcutta - Calcutta India

Biography

Professor Joseph joined UMass Lowell in Fall 2005. His teaching areas are Managerial and Cost Accounting. He has published a number of research articles in such journals as Management Accounting Quarterly, Advances in Public Interest Accounting, Accounting Enquiries, and Journal of Business Research, and has presented research papers at National and Regional conferences of the American Accounting Association.

Awards and Honors

  • 2010 Teacher Awards, Teaching - UMASS Lowell Student Government Association
  • Certificate of Recognition for Excellence in Research in the College of Business, Scholarship/Research - Savannah State University
  • Highly Commended Paper Award, Scholarship/Research - Emerald Literati Network
  • Outstanding College of Business Faculty Member - Savannah State University
  • Third place prize in the first Annual Case Writing Competition, Scholarship/Research - Institute of Management Accountants
  • TLC Best Manuscript Award, Scholarship/Research - Northeast Region American Accounting Association Teaching & Learning Committee Section
  • 1st Annual Case Writing Competition, 3rd place prize (2011), Scholarship/Research - Institute of Management Accountants
  • 2009 TLC Best Manuscript award (2009), Scholarship/Research - American Accounting Association

Publications

  • Joseph, G., George, A., Strickland, S. (2015) "Perspectives on Information Literacy in the Accounting Curriculum," Emerald Group Publishing Limited pp. 89–111
  • Joseph, G. (2012) "Ambiguous but tethered: An accounting basis for sustainability reporting," Critical Perspectives on Accounting 23:2 pp. 93-106
  • Joseph, G. (2009) "Mapping, measurement and alignment of strategy using the balanced scorecard: the Tata Steel case," Accounting Education: an international journal 18:2 pp. 117–130
  • Joseph, G. (2008) "A rationale for stakeholder-based management in developing nations," Journal of Accounting & Organizational Change 4:2 pp. 136–161
  • Joseph, G., Lipka, R. (2006) "Distressed firms and the secular deterioration in usefulness of accounting information," Journal of Business Research 59:2 pp. 295-303
  • Joseph, G. (2006) "Understanding developments in the management information value chain from a structuration theory framework," International Journal of Accounting Information Systems 7:4 pp. 319-341
  • Joseph, G. (2006) "Understanding Management Accounting Techniques in the Context of Organizational Change: As Strategic Business Partners with a Responsibility to Improve Operations, Management Accountants Must Identify Techniques That Support Incremental Change and Help Transform Their Firm," Management Accounting Quarterly 7:4 pp. 24
  • Joseph, G., George, A. (2005) "Merging Management Accounting with Database Design: Management Accountants Have a Greater Opportunity to Support the Implementation of Corporate Strategy When They Are Involved in Developing IT Databases Using a Conceptual Design Tool in Concert with the Balanced Scorecard," Management Accounting Quarterly 6:2 pp. 34
  • Joseph, G., George, A. (2002) "ERP, learning communities, and curriculum integration," Journal of Information Systems Education 13:1 pp. 51–58
  • Joseph, G. (2001) "An incremental and relative analysis of the valuation of R&D intensive firms," Accounting Enquiries 10:2 pp. 243–274

Presentations

  • Management Accounting, October 2012
  • Exploring Factors in the Growth of Accounting Professions and Professional Institutions (with K.Judge). - Northeast Regional Meeting, October 2012 - Providence, RI
  • An Integration of Institutional and Structurational Factors in Explaining the Influence of Accountants in Organizations - Annual Meeting of the AAA, August 2012 - Washington, D.C.
  • A Student-Centered Learning Approach to Using Lecture Capture Technology in an MBA Accounting Course - Effective Learning Strategies Forum (Poster Session), August 2012 - Washington, D.C.
  • An Integration of Institutional and Structurational Factors in Explaining the Influence of Accountants in Organizations - Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting, April 2012 - Philadelphia, PA
  • Developments in Management Accounting Research: A Study of Finnish Doctoral Dissertations from the 1940s to 2010 (by Lili-Anne Kihn) - Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting, April 2012 - Philadelphia, PA
  • A Student-Centered Learning Approach to Using Lecture Capture Technology in an MBAAccounting Course - Echo 360 Grant Presentation Conference, February 2012
  • Accounting for Toxic Use Reduction, October 2011
  • Information Literacy and Program Evaluation: A Stakeholder Perspective (with A. George) - Northeast Regional Meeting, October 2011 - White Plains, NY
  • Implementing Sustainability at Tata Steel - Annual Meeting of the AAA, August 2010 - San Francisco, CA
  • A Synergistic Approach to Planning and Control Using a Stakeholder-Based Strategy (with A.George and S. Collins) - Research Interaction Forum Session, August 2010 - San Francisco, CA
  • Strategic Cost Management, July 2010 - India
  • Assessment of Information Literacy Ð Incorporating Information Literacy Assessment into the Accounting Curriculum (with S. Strickland) - First Annual Faculty Development Conference, April 2010 - Lowell, MA
  • Implementing Sustainability at Tata Steel - Northeast Regional Meeting, November 2009 - Cambridge, MA
  • Ambiguous But Tethered: An Accounting Basis for Sustainability Reporting - Annual Meeting of the AAA, August 2009 - New York City, NY
  • A Synergistic Approach to Planning and Control Using a Stakeholder Based Strategy - Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting, April 2009 - Long Branch, NJ
  • Mapping, Measurement, and Alignment of Strategy Using the Balanced Scorecard: The Tata Steel Case - Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting, April 2008 - Philadelphia, PA
  • Sustainability Reporting in the GRI: An Exploratory Analysis - Faculty Research Presentation Series, November 2007 - Lowell, MA
  • Organizational Change, Knowledge Structure Framework, and Conceptual Design Modeling - Annual Meeting of the AAA, August 2007 - Chicago, IL
  • Consequences of a Stakeholder View on the Accounting Conceptual Framework - Annual Meeting of the AAA, August 2006 - Washington, D.C.
  • Understanding Management Accounting Techniques in the Context of Organization Change - Annual Conference of the Institute of Management Accountants, June 2006 - Las Vegas, NV
  • Understanding Management Accounting Techniques in the Context of Organization Change - Northeast Regional Meeting, April 2006 - Portsmouth, NH
  • Conceptual Design Modeling and IT (Information Technology) Induced Organizational Change - Annual Meeting of the AAA, August 2005 - San Francisco, CA
  • Value Relevance of Earnings, Cash Flows and Book Values as Distressed Firms Approach Cessation of Operations (with R. Lipka) - Annual Meeting of the AAA, August 2005 - San Francisco, CA
  • Developing a Strategy-Based Conceptual Database Design Framework Integrating the Balanced Scorecard and the REA (with A. George) - Annual Meeting of the AAA, August 2004 - Orlando, FL
  • Integrating Online Content Within a Learning Community (with A. George and M. Whatley) - Annual Meeting of the AAA, August 2004 - Orlando, FL
  • Stakeholder Theory of Management and Accountability as Foundations for an External Reporting Conceptual Framework - Annual Meeting of the AAA, August 2004 - Orlando, FL
  • Developing a Strategy-Based Conceptual Database Design Framework Integrating the Balanced Scorecard and the REA (with A. George) - 85th Annual Conference and Exposition, June 2004 - Chicago, IL
  • Presented at the Semantic Modeling of Accounting Phenomena Workshop - Mid-Year Meeting of the AAA (Information Systems Section), January 2004 - Clearwater, FL
  • Understanding Developments in the Management Information Value Chain from a Structuration Theory Framework (updated version) - Mid-Year Meeting of the AAA (Information Systems Section), January 2004 - Clearwater, FL
  • Developing an REA Framework for Integrating Accounting Information Systems (with A. George) - Annual Meeting of the American Association of Accounting and Finance, December 2003 - New Orleans, LA
  • Understanding Developments in the Management Information Value Chain from a Structuration Theory Framework - Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting, April 2003 - Philadelphia, PA
  • Accountability, Stakeholder Theory, and the Future of Accounting: A Critical Theory Perspective - Southeast Regional Meeting, March 2003 - Charleston, SC
  • Using Structuration Theory of Technology to Understand the Flow of Knowledge in the Information Systems Area of Academe (with R. Leseane and A. George) - Annual Meeting of the Southeast Decision Sciences Institute, February 2003 - Williamsburg, VA
  • Stakeholders and the Role of Accountants - Coastal Georgia Chapter Meeting, February 2003 - Savannah, GA
  • Teaching Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP): Pros and Cons - Annual Meeting of the International Information Management Association, October 2002 - Savannah, GA
  • Technology, Accounting Education, and Accounting Curricular Change (with A. George) - Annual Meeting of the AAA, August 2002 - San Antonio, TX
  • An ERP-Learning Community Model to Incorporate ERP into the Curriculum (with A. George) - Annual Meeting of the Southern Association of Information Systems, March 2002 - Savannah, GA
  • Technology and Accounting Curricular Change (with A. George) - Annual Meeting of the AAA (Information Systems Section), January 2002 - Orlando, FL
  • Using ABC/Balanced Scorecard to Implement ERP (with A. George and C. Ofong) - Annual Meeting of the AAA (Information Systems Section), January 2002 - Orlando, FL
  • An Assessment of Accounting Doctoral Programs by Discipline and Concentration (with A. George) - Annual Meeting of the AAA, August 2001 - Atlanta, GA
  • Distressed Firms and the Secular Deterioration in Usefulness of Accounting Information (with R. Lipka) - Annual Meeting of the AAA, August 2001 - Atlanta, GA
  • An Assessment of Accounting Doctoral Programs by Discipline and Concentration (with A. George) - Southeast Regional Meeting, April 2001 - Tampa, FL
  • ERP and the Creation of Learning Communities in Business Education (with R. Leseane) - POMS Mastery in the New Millennium Conference, March 2001 - Orlando, FL
  • Waiting for ERP: Using ABC/Balanced Scorecard to Implement ERP (with C. Ofong and A. George) - SAM International Management Conference, March 2001 - Las Vegas, NV
  • Accounting for Public Administrators - Master of Public Administration Program, December 2000 - Savannah, GA
  • - Accounting Information Forum, October 2000 - Savannah, GA
  • - Seminar on Accounting Information Systems, March 2000 - Savannah, GA
  • An Examination of the Validity of Accounting Measures in the Valuation of R&D Intensive Firms - 7th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, February 2000 - Las Vegas, NV
  • Agency Theory, Opportunism, and Faith-Learning Integration (with R. Lewis) - Annual Conference of the Christian Business Faculty Association, October 1998 - Vancouver, Canada
  • Information Usefulness of Accounting Measures in Firm Valuation: An Examination of Financial Distress and R&D Intensive Firms - Annual Meeting of the AAA, August 1998 - New Orleans, LA
  • An Empirical Evaluation of the Acquisition Accounting Controversy Using Conceptual Framework Criteria of Information Usefulness - 39th Annual Ohio Regional Meeting, March 1998 - Columbus, OH
  • Information Usefulness of Accounting Measures In Determining Firm Value: An Examination of Some Special Areas - Annual Meeting of the Northeast Region of the AAA (Ph.D. Dissertation Consortium), 1996 - New York
  • A Study of Banks and Market Reactions to SFAS 96 - Annual Meeting of the AAA, 1994 - New York

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Development Grant (2011), Grant - Echo 360
    Joseph, G.
  • Foundation for Applied Research Grant (2008), Grant - Institute of Management Accountants
    Joseph, G.
  • Teaching & Learning (Title III) Mini-Grant (2002), Grant - Savannah State University
    Joseph, G.
  • UML Echo360 Lecture Program (2011), -
    Joseph, G. (Principal)
  • Assessment Fellow (2009), Grant - UMASS Lowell Faculty Development Center Fellowship
    Joseph, G.