Grace O'Farrell

Grace O'Farrell Title: Associate Professor
Office: 3BC14
Building: Buhler
Email: g.ofarrell@uwinnipeg.ca

Teaching Areas:
Human Resource Management 
Recruitment and Selection 
Compensation and Benefits 
Contemporary HR Issues 
Organizational Behaviour

Research Interests:
Person-Organization Fit 
Cost-Benefit Analysis of Employee Benefits 
International Accounting Harmonization 
Work Life Balance 
Diversity Management 

Publications:

Liu, C., Luo, X., Sia, C. L., O'Farrell, G., Teo, H. H., 2014. The Impact of XBRL Adoption in P. R. China. Decision Support Systems, 59, 242-249.

Liu, C., O’Farrell, G., Wei, K. K., Yao, J. L., 2013. Ratio Analysis Comparability Between Chinese and Japanese Firms. Journal of Asia Business Studies, 7(2), 185-199. 

Liu, C. & O’Farrell, G., 2011. The Impact of IFRS on earnings management: evidence from the People’s Republic of China.International Journal of Services and Standards 7(3/4), 264-277. 

Liu, C., O’Farrell, G., 2011. Comparability and Convergence between IASB-IFRS and Regional-IFRS.  International Journal of Business, Accounting, and Finance 5(1), 27-42. 

Liu, C., O’Farrell, G., 2010. Empirical Test on the Removal of Reconciliation Requirement from IFRS to US-GAAP. International Journal of Managerial and Financial Accounting2(2), 123-133. 

Liu, C., O’Farrell, G., Yao, J. L., 2010. Net Income Comparability between IFRS and US-GAAP before Release No. 33-8879: Evidence from Fifty US-listed European Union Companies.  International Journal of Business, Accounting, and Finance 4(1), 49-62. 

Liu, C., O’Farrell, G., 2009. China and U.S. Financial Ratio Comparison.  International Journal of Business, Accounting, and Finance 3(2), 1-12. 

Seijts, G.H., O’Farrell, G., 2005. Urine collection jars versus video games: Perceptions of three stakeholder groups toward drug testing and impairment testing programs. Journal of Drug Issues 35, 885-916. 

O’Farrell, G., Seijts, G.H., 2003. Reactions toward drug testing and impairment testing programs. Human Resources Professionals Association of Ontario, HR Professional Magazine, July 24. 

Seijts, G.H., O’Farrell, G., 2003. Engage the Heart: Appealing to the Emotions facilitates Change.  Ivey Business JournalJanuary/February, 1-5.