Glenn Leonard

Assistant Professor

PhD (University of New Brunswick)

Business Administration, Faculty of

Tilley Hall 320

Fredericton

glenn.leonard@unb.ca
1 506 458 7102



Glenn Leonard joined the Faculty of Business Administration in 2006 as a member of the Accounting/MIS area, and has taught in the faculty since 2000. In the BBA program he teaches courses in all areas of accounting, as well as in corporate finance, organization design and competitive strategy.

In the MBA program he teaches accounting and financial statement analysis. He was awarded Professor of the Year in 2007 by the FBA Undergraduate Business Society and has been nominated for the Allan P. Stuart award for Excellence in Teaching. He is also a research fellow with UNB's Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society.

Glenn is a professional accountant (CA) and has over 20 years experience in business. He has held managerial positions with Leonard Corporation, Ash, Casey and Thornton Chartered Accountants and Theatre New Brunswick. He has also served as the Vice Chair-Finance for the Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival.

His research interests include accounting, business and economic history, particularly as it relates to military matters, contemporary strategic management, contemporary accounting and finance, military history (First World War), Balkan history, and studies in terrorism and democracy.

Books

2010 – co-authored with Marc Milner, NB and the Navy, Four Hundred Years. The New Brunswick Military Heritage Series, Fredericton, Goose Lane Press.

Publications

2010 - Peer-reviewed, edited (Dr. Nick Pappas) volume published by AITNER includes chapter “The Effects of Organization Memory: British Diplomacy in Bulgaria, 1935-1938”. Original draft presented at ATINER 7th Annual International Conference on History: From Ancient to Modern, Athens, Greece (Dec 2009).

Articles

"Economics, Diplomacy and War: Britain and Bulgaria, 1936-1939" Canadian Journal of History, Winter 2012, Volume 47, Number 3.

Conferences and presentations

UNB Gregg Centre Conference on the War of 1812 (September 2012) Saint John, NB - “Financing a Ship of War; The Case of the Government Armed Sloop Brunswicker.”

13th World Congress for Accounting Historians (July 2012) Newcastle upon Tyne, UK - The Limits of Decision Making; Accounting, Budgets, Tactical Efficiency and the Choices of the British General Staff, 1908-1913.

International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines, Fall Conference, Oct 27-30, Memphis, Tenn. USA. Co-authored with Dr. Reg Sheppard (UNB), “As Assessment of Marketing Culture in Atlantic Canada’s Commercial Seafood Processing Sector vis-à-vis Marketing Audit Procedures.”

23rd Annual Cardiff Business School Accounting and Business History Research Unit Annual Conference, Cardiff United Kingdom (September 2011). “Deepening Professionalism; Internal Accounting Control and the British Army, 1910-1914.”

2nd Annual Accounting History International Emerging Scholars Colloquium, Vallendar, Germany (Jul 2011). “Accountants at War: The Paymaster General and the Accounting of the British Expeditionary Force, 1914-1918.”

22nd Annual Cardiff Business School Accounting and Business History Research Unit Annual Conference, Cardiff United Kingdom (September 2010) – “Pressures of Scale and Skill: The Accounting for the Demise of the Armed Forces Savings Banks in the United Kingdom.”

The Effects of Organization Memory: British Diplomacy in Bulgaria, 1935-1938. ATINER 7th Annual International Conference on History: From Ancient to Modern, Athens, Greece (Dec 2009).

Accounting in the Trenches: The Effects of Accounting Systems and Organization on the British Army's Preparedness for War, 1902-1914. 1st Annual Accounting History International Emerging Scholars Colloquium, Siena, Italy (Jul 2009).

The Evolution of Canadian Management Theory and the Effects of the Great War: The Cases of Sir Joseph Flaville and Sir Arthur Currie. Seventy-Fourth Annual Meeting of the Society of Military Historians, Fredrick, Maryland, 2007.