BBus (Accounting), BBus (Marketing) (CSU)
Dan began as a lecturer in February 2000 based on the Albury campus. He currently teaches management accounting and financial management subjects. Prior to joining the University Dan had extensive experience as a small business operator and as an accountant with KPMG. Dan has also previously undertaken independent research consultancy work with large corporations and government departments including Mars Petcare and the federal Department of Health. Dan's research interests lie in social and environmental accounting, accountability, superannuation and socially responsible investment, accounting education, and small business in Australia. Dan is a member of the Australasian chapter of the Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research (A-CSEAR).
Dan teaches in both Finance and Accounting and has taught a number of subjects from these disciplines in face to face, online (distance), and international modes. He is currently the subject convener for ACC210 Management Accounting. In the past Dan has used his separate marketing qualifications to teach most of the subjects in the undergraduate Marketing degree on the Albury campus.
Dan’s research interests are in social accounting, superannuation and socially responsible investment, accounting and accountability, accounting education, and small business. He has a number of ongoing current projects.
Murphy, D. & Moerman, L. (2018 forthcoming) SLAPPing Accountability out of the Public Sphere, Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal; (doi: 10.1108/AAAJ-10-2017-3186).
Murphy, D. & McGrath, D. (2018) A success/failure paradox: reflection on a university-community engagement in Australia, Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, doi: 10.1080/1360080X.2018.1482102
Giles, O., & Murphy, D. (2016). SLAPPed: The relationship between SLAPP suits and changed ESG reporting by firms. Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal, 7(1), 44-79. doi: 10.1108/sampj-12-2014-0084
McGrath, D., & Murphy, D. (2016). Understanding accounting as a career: an immersion work experience for students making career decisions. Accounting Education, 25(1), 57-87. doi:10.1080/09639284.2015.1125299
Murphy, D. & McGrath, D. (2013) ESG reporting – class actions, deterrence, and avoidance, Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal, 4(2), 216–235.
Plummer, K., Burmeister, O., Muntean, D., McGrath, D., Murphy, D., & Macklin, R. 2010 A whole of curriculum approach to teaching business ethics. Australian Journal of Professional and Applied Ethics. 12, (1&2).
Murphy, D., Pawsey, N., McGrath, D. & Nayeem, T. (2017). “Water Pricing Engagement in Victoria: A prem(o)ium accountability regime” presented at A-CSEAR Conference, 6-8 December, Nadi, Fiji
Murphy, D. & Moerman, L. (2016). “SLAPPing Accountability” presented at APIRA Conference, 13-15 July, Melbourne, Australia
d’Alessandro, S., Duncan, R., Bossomaier, T., & Murphy, D. (2016). “Browsing or buying: Adding shop dynamics and additional mall visit constraints in regional versus city mall simulations” presented at the 15th International Modeling and Simulation Multiconference (MAS2016), 26-28 September, Larnaca, Cyprus
Duncan, R., Bossomaier, T., d’Alessandro, S., & Murphy, D. (2015). “Clothes maketh the man and the regional mall” presented at the 12th International Multidisciplinary Modeling and Simulation Multiconference (I3M 2015), 21-23 September, Bergeggi, Italy
Murphy, D. & McGrath, D. (2013). “Reaping what you sow: A stereotype intervention model to improve the uptake of accounting as a career choice” presented at AFAANZ Conference, 7-9 July, Perth, Australia
Giles, O. & Murphy, D. (2013). “SLAPPed: The relationship between SLAPP suits and increased ESG reporting”, presented at 12th A-CSEAR Conference, Hamilton, New Zealand, 1 – 3 December.
Murphy, D. & McGrath, D. (2013) "Changing accounting perceptions: Introducing an intervention model to improve accounting as a career choice for secondary students", Accounting Educators Professional Periodical, July 2013, available at http://www.afaanz.org/ images/ stories/SIG5/July%202013.pdf
Murphy, D & McGrath, D. 2011 ‘ESG Reporting – Australian Class Actions as a Motivator’. Presented at 2011 AFAANZ Conference, July 2011, Darwin
McGrath, D. & Murphy, D. 2011 ‘Reaping what you sow: An action research proposal (model) to improve the uptake of accounting as a career choice’. Presented at 2011 AFAANZ Conference, July 2011, Darwin
Murphy, D & McGrath, D. 2011 ‘Australian class actions as a potential motivator for Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Reporting’. Presented at Global Accounting, Finance and Economics Conference, 14-15 February 2011, Melbourne.
Murphy, D 2007 ‘Exploring Socially Responsible Investment for Superannuation Funds in Australia: A Research Proposal’ presented at Asia Pacific Interdisciplinary Research in Accounting (APIRA) Conference, Auckland July 2007
Murphy, D & McGrath, D. 2007 ‘Generic Skill Development for Accounting Students: A Prescription for Success’ presented at International Conference on Innovation in Accounting and Corporate Governance Education, Hobart, January 2007
Murphy, D & McGrath, D. 2007 ‘Developing Ethical Understanding within an Undergraduate Accounting Degree: A Proposed Model’, presented at International Conference on Innovation in Accounting and Corporate Governance Education, Hobart, January 2007
Murphy, D & McGrath, D. 2006 ‘Revealing the hidden curriculum of Business IT: If it’s not taught here, where is it taught?’ presented at Accounting Educators Forum, Sydney, December 2006
Murphy, D & McGrath, D. 2006 ‘Surface to Deep: An assessment intervention to influence students learning approach’ presented at British Accounting Association, Accounting Education Special Interest Group, Royal Holloway, London
McGrath, D. & Murphy, D 2006 ‘Gaps and overlaps: a model to map the development of generic skills within a profession based undergraduate degree’ presented at Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Annual Conference, Wellington, New Zealand
McGrath, D. & Murphy, D 2006 ‘Deconstructing the delivery of ethics in a commerce degree: a model to map the development of ethical skills in an accounting undergraduate degree’ presented at British Accounting Association, Accounting Education Special Interest Group, Royal Holloway, London.
McGrath, D. & Murphy, D. 2006 ‘An Education Model to Develop Ethical Understanding in the Corporate Governance Environment’ presented at International Borneo Business Conference (IBBC) Sarawak, Malaysia
Murphy, D. 2005 ‘Defining small business: the problem with full time equivalent (FTE)’ presented at Small Enterprise Association of Australia and New Zealand (SEAANZ) Conference, Armidale NSW
Murphy, D. & Robbins, W. 2005 ‘Business Research: engaging regional and national communities’ presented in La Trobe University : Centre for Sustainable Regional Communities Small Towns Conference,
Murphy, D. 2004, “Regional Business Futures Research Group: a regional engagement start-up”, published proceedings, AUCEA National Conference, Bathurst, July 2004
Petzke, S, & Murphy, D. 2002, A survey of small regional businesses and the impact of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), presented at SEAANZ Conference 2002 Adelaide, 22-24 September, 2002.
2013 Amway Course Development ($40,000)
Created online Amway Small Business course covering all aspects of small business accounting, finance and entrepreneurship. Directed IT team to create look and feel of online delivery environment to match client brief. Created module assessment tasks and completion pathways. Consultancy commissioned by Amway of Australia
Murphy, D. Team Leader,
2004 Market Research on Residential Preferences in Albury Wodonga: A Qualitative Reassessment ($15,000)
Team leader of research team investigating the attitudes of key stakeholders in the residential land market in Albury Wodonga and the factors underpinning the success of the AWDC Thurgoona development area. Research commissioned by Albury Wodonga Development Corporation.
Murphy D. Lead Researcher,
2003-2004 Albury Wodonga Employment Survey ($40,000).
Design and development of phone survey application. Supervision of data collection and quantitative and qualitative analysis and reporting of results. Research commissioned by Albury Wodonga Business, Wodonga City Council, and Albury City Council.
Murphy, D. Lead Researcher,
2002 Market Research into Residential Housing Preferences in Albury Wodonga ($30,000)
Research commissioned by Albury Wodonga Development Corporation.