DAVID MALONE

SCHOOL OF ACCOUNTING & FINANCE CHAIR
PROFESSOR OF ACCOUNTING

David Malone


CONTACT


PHONE801.626.8802
EMAIL: dmalone@weber.edu
OFFICE
: WB 254


ABOUT


David Malone joined the faculty of Weber State University in 2007. He serves as chair of the School of Accounting & Taxation in the Goddard School of Business & Economics. He previously taught at University of Wyoming, University of Idaho and most recently at Texas Tech University. He earned a PhD in accounting in 1987 from University of Arkansas, and he has his BBA and MBA from Texas State University. Malone primarily teaches financial and managerial accounting. 

Malone’s current research interests are accounting for environmental sustainability and target costing. He has published in a wide variety of journals on topics ranging from financial reporting to corporate social responsibility to accounting information systems. He has served as chair of the Trueblood Seminars Committee of the American Accounting Association, sponsored by the Deloitte & Touche Foundation. He is currently active as a member of and participant in the Consortium for Advanced Management – International, working with their Environmental Sustainability Interest Group.


EDUCATION


Ph.D., Accounting - University of Arkansas, 1987 

MBA, Texas State University, 1981

BBA, Accounting - Texas State University, 1979


HONORS & AWARDS


  • 2012 Hemingway Collaboration Award, with Shane Schvaneveld.
  • 2009 Green Pioneers Award for Curriculum Innovation in Sustainability (with Cliff Nowell, Therese Grijalva and Shane Schvaneveldt,) Green Business Awards presented by Rocky Mountain Power.
  • 2007 Alpha Iota Delta Best Paper for Instructional Innovation, Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute Southwest Region.
  • 2004 Exemplary Reviewer Award, 2004 Accounting Educator Conference
  • 2000 Distinguished Research Award, Allied Academies 2000 International Conference
  • 2000 Invited participant: e-Education Conference – sponsored by Ernst & Young
  • 1998 Delta Delta Delta Outstanding Texas Tech Faculty Member Award
  • 1997 University of Idaho Alumni Association Award for Faculty Excellence
  • 1996 University of Idaho Alumni Association Award for Faculty Excellence
  • 1995 Invited participant: Trueblood Seminar - sponsored by Deloitte & Touche LLP
  • 1994  Invited participant: Accounting Education Change Commission Project-School Symposium, Brigham Young University
  • 1991 Nominated for Outstanding Junior Research Award, College of Business, University of Wyoming
  • 1989 “Top Prof” Award, Mortar Board, University of Wyoming
  • 1988 Invited participant at the Arthur Andersen New Faculty  Consortium, Arthur Andersen


HOBBIES


Malone is an avid skier, motorcyclist, sailor, and is an instrument rated private pilot. He has run marathons in each of the 50 states and on four of the seven continents, including Antarctica. 


PUBLICATIONS


REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES

  1. Malone, D., 2015, “Cost Management Tools for the Environmentally Sustainable Firm,” Cost Management.29(2) pp. 41-47.
  2. Malone, D. and M. Mouritsen, 2014, “Change Management: Risk, Transition, and Strategy,” Cost Management 28(3) pp. 6-13.
  3. Malone, D., 2011, “Empirical Evidence of the Fairness and Quality of Peer Evaluations,” Academy of Educational Leadership Journal 15(2) pp. 129-140.
  4. Malone, D. and J. Turner, 2010 “The Merger of AOL and Time Warner: A Case Study,” Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies. 16(8) pp. 103-109, 151-156 (Instructor’s Notes.)
  5. Malone, D., 2005, “Workload Distribution within an Extensive Case Pedagogy: A Competitive Bidding Strategy,” College Teaching Methods & Styles Journal 1 (3) pp. 13-23.
  6. Malone, D., 2003, “Shooting the Past: An Instructional Case for Knowledge Management,” Journal of Information Systems 17(2) pp. 41-49.
  7. Fischer, M., T. Gordon, D. Malone, and M. Kraut, 2002, “Reporting Cash Flows: An Investigation of College and University Compliance with SFAS No. 117,” Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting & Financial Management 14(3) pp. 331-359.
  8. Gordon, T., M. Fischer, D. Malone, and G. Tower, 2002, “A Comparative Empirical Examination of Extent of Disclosure by Private and Public Colleges and Universities in the United States,” Journal of Accounting and Public Policy 21(3) pp. 235-275.
  9. Malone, D., 2002, “Knowledge Management: A Model for Organizational Learning,” International Journal of Accounting Information Systems 3(2) pp. 111-123.
  10. Fischer, M., T. Gordon, M. Kraut, and D. Malone, 2000, “New Reporting Guidelines SFAS No. 124: Compliance by Private U.S. Colleges and Universities,” Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal 4(1) pp. 98-106.
  11. Malone, D. and S. Goodin, 1997, "An Analysis of U.S. Disinvestment from South Africa: Utility, Rights, and Justice," Journal of Business Ethics 16(16) pp. 1687-1703.
  12. Malone D. and R. Roberts, 1996, "Public Interest Reports as a Medium for Corporate Disclosure: The Case of General Motors," Journal of Business Ethics 15(7) pp. 759-771.
  13. Cahan, S. and D. Malone, 1995, "An Empirical Examination of the Relationship Between Corporate Social Responsiveness and Extent of Disclosure," Business & Professional Ethics Journal 14(2) pp. 23-46.
  14. Malone, D. and R. Roberts, 1994, "An Analysis of Public Interest Reporting: The Case of General Motors in South Africa," Business and Professional Ethics Journal 13(3) pp. 71-92.
  15. Malone, D., C. Fries, and T. Jones, 1993, "An Empirical Investigation of the Extent of CorporateFinancial Disclosure in the Oil and Gas Industry," Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance 8(3) pp. 249-275.
  16. Malone, D. 1993, "Expert Systems, Artificial Intelligence and Accounting," Journal of Education for Business 68(4) pp. 222-226.
  17. Malone, D. 1993, "The Ethical Issues of Automated Information Processing," Journal of Computer Information Systems 33(3) pp. 82-84.
  18. Chavis, B., D. Elmendorf, and D. Malone, 1992, "Voluntary Disclosure of Private, Non-Proprietary Information by Selected Oil and Gas Firms: An Empirical Test of Analytical Principal/Agent Models," Oil and Gas Tax Quarterly 41(1), pp. 133-144.
  19. Malone, D., 1991, "Term Projects: Their Role in the Accounting Information Systems Course," Kent/Bentley Journal of Accounting and Computers 7, pp. 81-96.
  20. Malone, D., 1990, "Association Between Certain Financial Variables and Changes in the Extent of Financial Disclosure: An Examination of the Monitoring Hypothesis," Oil and Gas Tax Quarterly 39(2), pp. 329-347.
  21. Malone, D., 1989, "The Association Between Importance of Information and Its Disclosure in the Financial Reports of Oil and Gas Firms," Petroleum Accounting and Financial Management Journal 8(2), pp. 21-46.
  22. Malone, D., 1988, "An Examination of Explanatory Variables in the Identification of Merger Candidates: The Case of the Oil and Gas Industry," Oil and Gas Tax Quarterly 36(3), pp. 487-498.

Refereed Proceedings/Conferences: 

  1. Malone, D., 2015, “Target Costing – An Experiment,” presented at the University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, England.
  2. Malone, D. and M. Mouritsen, 2012, “Change Management: Perspectives of Strategy, Transition, and Risk,” Annual Conference of the Utah Academy of Sciences, Arts, & Letters, Logan, Utah.
  3. Malone, D., 2009, “Structured Use of Video Media in the Hybrid Online Classroom,” Teaching with Technology Symposium, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah.
  4. Malone, D., 2008, “Pedagogical Transfer and the Accounting Classroom: Everything I Learned About Teaching Accounting, I Learned From My Piano Teacher,” Annual Conference and Centennial Celebration of the Utah Academy of Sciences, Arts, & Letters, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  5. Malone, D., 2007, “Evidence of Fairness and Quality of Student Peer Evaluations,” Annual Meeting of the Decision Science Institute Southwest Region, San Diego, California.
  6. Malone, D., 2004, “Workload Distribution within an Extensive Case Pedagogy: A Competitive Bidding Strategy,” The International Teaching Methods & Styles Conference, Reno, Nevada.
  7. Malone, D., 2002, “Knowledge Management: A Model for Organizational Learning,” Annual Meeting of the American Accounting Association, San Antonio, Texas.
  8. Malone, D., 2002, “Knowledge Management: A Model for Organizational Learning,” University Synergy Program 2002 International Conference, Lubbock, Texas.
  9. Malone, D., 2001, “Shooting the Past: An Instructional Case for Knowledge Management,” In Proceedings of The Accounting Information Systems Educator Conference, Estes Park, Colorado.
  10. Fischer, M., T. Gordon, M. Kraut, and D. Malone, 2000, “New Reporting Guidelines SFAS No. 124: Compliance by Private U.S. Colleges and Universities,” Allied Academies 2000 International Conference, Maui, Hawaii.
  11. Fischer, M., T. Gordon, M. M. Kraut, and D. Malone, 2000, “Reporting Cash Flows: An Investigation of College and University Compliance,” Annual Meeting of the Southwest Federation ofAdministrative Disciplines, San Antonio, Texas.
  12. Fischer, M., T. Gordon, M. M. Kraut, and D. Malone, 1999, “New Reporting Guidelines SFAS Nos. 116, 117, and 124: Compliance by Private U.S. Colleges and Universities,” In: Collected Papers and Abstracts of the American Accounting Association Southwest Regional Meeting 1999.
  13. Gordon, T., M. Fischer, D. Malone, and G. Tower, 1997, “A Comparative Empirical Examination of Extent of Disclosure by Private and Public Colleges and Universities in the United States,” 1997 Annual Meeting of the American Accounting Association, Dallas, Texas.
  14. Malone, D. and S. Goodin, 1996, "An Analysis of U.S. Disinvestment from South Africa: Utility, Rights, and Justice," Northwest Accounting Research Group, Hood River, Oregon.
  15. Malone, D., 1996, “Capitalism and the Logic of Domination: Lessons From Ecofeminism,” Seventeenth Annual Conference of the National Women’s Studies Association, Skidmore College, New York.
  16. Malone, D., 1995, “Nontraditional Status and Gender: An Examination of Student Performance in the Introductory Financial Accounting Course” American Accounting Association 1995 Western Regional Meeting, Palm Desert, California.
  17. Malone, D., 1994, "An Examination of the Relationship Between Municipal Financial Disclosure and Political Culture," Northwest Accounting Research Group. Osoyoos, British Columbia.
  18. Malone, D. and R. Roberts, 1993, "An Analysis of Public Interest Reporting: The Case of General Motors in South Africa," International Symposium on Critical Perspectives on Accounting: Critically Reappraising Accounting. New York, NY.
  19. Malone, D., 1992, "Expert Systems, Artificial Intelligence and Accounting: A Model for Introduction in the Accounting Systems Course," The Association of Management Proceedings 10(3), pp. 79-84.
  20. Malone, D., 1992, "The Ethical Issues of Automated Information Processing," Presented at: Rocky Mountain Academy of Legal Studies in Business - Annual Conference. Vail, Colorado.
  21. Malone, D., 1990, "On Adding Productivity to the Accounting Systems Course," In: Collected Papers and Abstracts of the American Accounting Association Southwest Regional Meeting 1990, pp. 105-112.
  22. Felton, J. and D. Malone, 1989, "A Cross-Sectional Examination of the Distribution of Changes in Accounting Ratios and Stock Prices," In: Proceedings of the American Accounting Association 1989 Midwest Regional Meeting, (Robert E. Holtfreter, editor), pp. 152-158.
  23. Malone, D., 1987, "A Study of the Differences Between A CPA's Theoretical Perception of and Receptiveness To An Accounting Alternative As A Practice Standard," Presented at: American Accounting Association 1987 Northeast Annual Meeting. Hartford, Connecticut.
  24. Malone, D., 1987, "The Contributions of A. C. Littleton to Accounting Theory," In: Proceedings of the American Accounting Association 1987 Midwest Annual Meeting, (Lawrence C. Sundby, editor), pp. 110-117B.
  25. Malone, D., 1987, "The Effect of Readability on the Comprehension and Acceptance of an Auditing Standard," In: Collected Papers and Abstracts of the American Accounting Association's Southwest Regional Meeting, pp. 298-304.
  26. Malone, D., 1987, "An Examination of Explanatory Variables in the Identification of Merger Candidates: The Case of the Oil and Gas Industry," In: Collected Papers and Abstracts of the American Accounting Association's Southwest Regional Meeting, pp. 221-228.

Invited Presentations:

  1.  Malone, D., 2017 (March) “Cost Management Tools for Environmental Sustainability: A Research Agenda,” Presented at the University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, England.
  2. Malone, D., 2010 (January) “Interpreting Financial Statements of a Not-for-Profit Organization,” Presentation to Board of Directors, Ogden Nature Center, Ogden, Utah.
  3. Malone, D., 2001 (July) “Knowledge Management,” 2001 AICPA Controllers Workshop, Aventura, Florida.
  4. Malone, D., 2001 (July) Lecture Series including presentations on ERP, Knowledge Management, and Contemporary Research in Accounting Research to Faculty and Graduate Students, JiaotongUniversity, Xi’an, Shaanxi, People’s Republic of China.
  5. Malone, D., 2001 (June) “Knowledge Management,” 2001 AICPA Controllers Workshop, San Diego, California.
  6. Malone, D. – Texas Tech University, F. Reynolds – Eastman Kodak, K. McIntyre – Honeywell, and B. Balzer – Boeing, 2000 (September) “Knowledge: Shall We Exploit It or Create It Again?” Presented to the quarterly meeting of the Consortium for Advanced Manufacturing – International.
  7. Malone, D., 2000 (June) “Introduction to and Implementation Strategies for ERP,” Presented to ERP Development Team from Shandong Electric Power Company.