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Grace O'Farrell

Business and Administration


Associate Professor

Phone: 204-786-9431; Email: g.ofarrell@uwinnipeg.ca

Teaching Interests

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 

Selected 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.