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M.J. (Murray) Bryant

M.J. (Murray) Bryant

Associate Professor, Managerial Accounting and Control

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Professor Bryant holds a B.Com. (Canterbury), a M.Com.(Auckland), a M.A. (Ohio State), a Ph.D. (Cincinnati), and a CA (New Zealand).

He joined the Ivey Business School in 1996. Since 1980 he was a member of the Faculty of Management at the University of Toronto, where he taught extensively in degree and non-degree programs. His teaching and research area is accounting, particularly the area of Strategic Costing for management decision making. He has published articles, monographs and cases in this field, some of which have been international prize winners. In 1996, he received the prestigious OCUFA award, a province-wide teaching award for teaching, program innovation, and program leadership for his work as Director of the Executive MBA program from 1992-1996 at the University of Toronto.

Professor Bryant is currently director of the London and Southwestern region Local Health Integration Network, and the research director for the Blue Ribbon Commission on the Governance of Executive Compensation. He is also active in a number of other organizations, including the Canadian Deposit Insurance Corporation, Domtar, Industry Science Canada, and Unum Corporation. He previously taught at IMI, Ohio State University, University of Cincinnati, University of Auckland (NZ), University of Otago (NZ), University of Manitoba, Johannes Keppler Universitaet (Austria), and LIMAK Internationale Management Akademie (Austria).

Teaching

  • Managerial Accounting & Control, MBA Program

Selected Publications

  • Bryant, M.J., 2010, "The Language of Business", Financial Post, September(28).
  • Bryant, M.J., Mark, K., 2010, "Jill's Table - The Next Step", Canadian Business Online, October(21).
  • Hunter, T., Bryant, M.J., 2010, "BP and Public Issues (Mis)Management", Ivey Business Journal Online, September/October.

Research/Course Development

  • Written some 25 cases in Managerial Accounting including: Caribbean Internet Café; Surgeons of Steel; Flawless Tool and Die Manufacturing; Fisher and Paykel Limited; Kookaburra Limited. In health care: Mapleview Hospital; St. Catharines General Hospital; Note on the Ontario Health Care System; Gamma-Dynacare
  • Currently developing a course in health care management.

Honours & Awards

  • Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) Teaching Award 1996 given for program innovation for the Executive MBA Program at the University of Toronto.

Experience

  • Assoc. Professor; Ivey Business School, Western University (1998-present)
  • Assoc. Professor, The Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto (1980-98)
  • Director, Executive MBA Program, UofT (1991-96)
  • Associate Dean, MBA Programs, UofT (1993-96)
  • Discipline Rep., Erindale College (1983-88)

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