Position

Senior Lecturer
Flinders Business School

Biography

Educated primarily in Africa, joined the School from consulting and full-time study after twenty years in the ministry and a number of years in human resources management with two international companies. Graham's community interests include encouraging wholistic development aid for the two-thirds world, particularly southern and central Africa, Indonesia and Bangladesh; developing employment opportunities for South Australian young people in South Australia; and encouraging senior executives to act ethically in all areas of their business ventures. Graham has a long standing interest in Learning and Teaching and in particular the education of accounting students. From 2007 to 2013 Graham was the Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching) in the Flinders Business School .One of his key interests is the development of quality leaders to help maximise the potential of Australia businesses. Graham researched and developed what was to become the Advanced Leadership degree offered by Flinders Business School. It has been his delight to see quality students take up the degree and begin to realise their potential. Professionally Graham is involved in both the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand and CPA Australia.

Qualifications

BAcc (Flinders), BA (University of South Africa), BTheol (University of South Africa), MCom (Flinders), LTh (Baptist Theolocial College of Southern Africa), FCPA, CA, JP

Topic Coordinator:

Topic Lecturer:

  • BUSN2029  Accounting Theory in Practice

Research interests

  • Corporate social investment in South Africa
  • Accountability Theory as it relates to corporations in South Africa.
  • Black economic empowerment.
  • The influence of senior executives values on decisions regarding corporate philanthropy.
  • The reporting practices of Australian corporations in the area of corporate philanthropy.
  • Corporate social reporting.
  • Effective means of motivating accounting students.

Publications

  • Maple-Brown, L., Hughes, J.T., Lawton, P., Jones, G.R., Ellis, A.G., Drabsch, K., et al. (2013). Erratum Regarding “Accurate Assessment of Kidney Function in Indigenous Australians: The Estimated GFR Study” (Am J Kidney Dis 2012; 60:679-682) American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 61(3) pp. 527-528.
    [10.1053/j.ajkd.2013.01.001]
  • Tilt, C.A. and Jones, G.R. (2005). Corporate philanthropic reporting in Australia: some preliminary evidence. Social and Environmental Accounting Journal, 25(1) pp. 7-10.
    [10.1080/0969160x.2005.9651728]
  • Jones, G.R. (2001). Personal Values and Corporate Philanthropy - A Theoretical Model for the Role Senior Executives' values Play in Decisions Regarding Corporate Philanthropy. In Birch, D; Batten, J, ed. Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility in the New Millenium. Melbourne, VIC: Deakin University Press. Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility in the New Millenium. Deakin University, VIC. Nov 2001.
  • Maple-Brown, L., Hughes, J.T., Lawton, P., Jones, G.R., Ellis, A.G., Drabsch, K., et al. (2012). Accurate Assessment of Kidney Function in Indigenous Australians: The Estimated GFR Study. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 60(4) pp. 679-682.
    [10.1053/j.ajkd.2012.07.001]
  • Jones, G.R. (2007). Senior executives' personal values: the role personal values play in decisions regarding corporate philanthropy - a theoretical model. International Journal of Management and Decision Making, 8(2-3) pp. 343-355.
    [10.1504/IJMDM.2007.012728] [Scopus]
  • Jones, G.R. (2001). Personal Values and Corporate Philanthropy - A Theoretical Model for the Role Senior Executives' values Play in Decisions Regarding Corporate Philanthropy. In Birch, D; Batten, J, ed. Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility in the New Millenium. Melbourne, VIC: Deakin University Press. Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility in the New Millenium. Deakin University, VIC. Nov 2001.
  • Maple-Brown, L., Hughes, J.T., Lawton, P., Jones, G.R., Ellis, A.G., Drabsch, K., et al. (2012). Accurate Assessment of Kidney Function in Indigenous Australians: The Estimated GFR Study. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 60(4) pp. 679-682.
    [10.1053/j.ajkd.2012.07.001]
  • Jones, G.R. (2007). Senior executives' personal values: the role personal values play in decisions regarding corporate philanthropy - a theoretical model. International Journal of Management and Decision Making, 8(2-3) pp. 343-355.
    [10.1504/IJMDM.2007.012728] [Scopus]
  • Maple-Brown, L., Hughes, J.T., Lawton, P., Jones, G.R., Ellis, A.G., Drabsch, K., et al. (2013). Erratum Regarding “Accurate Assessment of Kidney Function in Indigenous Australians: The Estimated GFR Study” (Am J Kidney Dis 2012; 60:679-682) American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 61(3) pp. 527-528.
    [10.1053/j.ajkd.2013.01.001]
  • Tilt, C.A. and Jones, G.R. (2005). Corporate philanthropic reporting in Australia: some preliminary evidence. Social and Environmental Accounting Journal, 25(1) pp. 7-10.
    [10.1080/0969160x.2005.9651728]

Professional and community engagement

Fellow of CPA Australia
Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants
Justice of the Peace in the State of South Australia

Expertise for media contact

Interests

  • Black Economic Empowerment in South Africa
  • Corporate Philanthropy

Contact

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Phone: +61 8 82012006
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Location: Law & Commerce Building (3.19)
Postal address: GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia
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