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Dwyer, Rocky   Dwyer, Rocky
Adjunct Professor
Program: Ethics
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Research Activities:

Human resources management and ethics; leadership

Education:

CMA – Society of Management Accountants, New Brunswick, 2003
PhD – Organization and Management, Capella University, MN, 2000
M.S. – Career and Human Resource Management, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, 1997
B.S. – Vocational Education (Summa Cum Laude), Bemidji State University, MN, 1995

Member of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Courses taught:

Applied Ethics: Ethics for the Human Resources Professional
Applied Ethics: Leadership
Applied Ethics: Accountability and Ethics in the Public Sector

Publications:

Papers in refereed Journals

(Selected works available in English, French, Spanish, and Russian)

Dwyer, Rock Dwyer, Rocky J. (2010) Telling a More Credible Performance Story: Old Wine in New Bottles. International Journal of Government Financial Management. Vol X, No. 2. pp. 24-35.

Rocky J. (2010) Participación inclusiva: Estrategia de apertura para la reducción de la pobreza. Revista Strategia. Vol. 5 No. 17. pp. 36-37.

Dwyer, Rocky J. (2009) Effectiveness Measurement: When will we get it right? Journal of Economics, Finance and Administrative Science. Vol. 14 No. 27. pp. 63-71.

Dwyer, Rocky J. (2009) Keen to be Green Organizations – A Focussed Rules Approach to Accountability. Management Decision – Special Issue. Vol. 47 No 7. pp. 1200-1216.

Dwyer, Rocky J. (2009) Leadership – Taking Stock of the Nuts and Bolts. FMI Journal. Vol. 20 No 2. pp 30-38.

Carasow, Steve D., & Dwyer, Rocky J. (2009) Subordinates and Supervisor Relationships. FMI Journal. Vol. 20 No.2. pp. 19-25.

Dwyer, Rocky J. (2009) Prepare for the Impact of the Multi-Generational Workforce Transforming Government: People, Process & Government. Vol. 3 No. 2. pp. 101-110.

Smith, Doreen C, & Dwyer, Rocky J. (2008) Mind the Gap. FMI Journal. Vol. 20 No. 1. pp. 8-13.

Dwyer, Rocky J. (2008). Preparing for the new work world. Strategic HR Review. Vol. 7 No 5. pp. 33-34.

Dwyer, Rocky J. (2007). Utilizing simple rules to enhance performance measurement competitiveness and accountability growth. FMI Journal. Vol. 19 No. 1. pp. 24-27. (Reprint)

Dwyer, Rocky J. (2007). Alleviating poverty: How do we know the scope of the problem and when we have solved it? Management Decision – Special Edition. Vol. 45 No 8. pp. 1344-1358.

Dwyer, Rocky J. (2007) Performance evaluation for the financial analyst – A primer. FMI Journal. Vol. 18 No 3. pp. 40-44.

Dwyer, Rocky J. (2007) Perception or reality: An examination on the importance of external auditor independence and objectivity in the accountability process. FMI Journal. Vol. 18 No. 2. pp. 31-34.

Dwyer, Rocky J. (2007). Utilizing simple rules to enhance performance measurement competitiveness and accountability growth. Business Strategy Series. Vol. 8 No. 1. pp. 72-77.

Dwyer, Rocky J. (2006). Play it again Sam! Strategic planning – The resurrection. FMI Journal. Vol.18 No. 1. pp. 28-32.

Dwyer, Rocky J. (2006) Understanding the stairway to heaven – basic lessons to moving out and up. FMI Journal. Vol. 17 No. 3.pp. 36-38.

Dwyer, Rocky J. (2006). Employee development using adult education principles. Personnel Management Development. Vol. 1 No. 1. pp. 62-69 (Reprint).

Dwyer, Rocky J. (2006). Adventure Education –A new way to confront reality! Development and Learning in Organizations: An International Journal.. Vol. 20 No 4. pp. 12-15.

Dwyer, Rocky J. (2006). If trust leads to loyalty - What leads to trust? FMI Journal. Vol. 17 No. 2. pp. 20-22.

Dwyer, Rocky J. and Beauvais, Chantal (2006). Building and maintaining trust: The essential ingredient for organizational success. Journal for Philosophical Practice. Vol. 1 No. 1.

Dwyer, Rocky J. (2005). Employee development using adult education principles. FMI Journal. Vol. 17 No. 1. pp. 18-22 (Reprint).

Dwyer, Rocky J. (2005). Formal organizations in contemporary society: The relevance of historical perspectives. Journal of Management History. Vol. 43 No. 9. pp. 1232-1248.

Dwyer, Rocky J. (2005). Utilizing points of differentiation to enhance competitiveness and growth – some thoughts for consideration. FMI Journal Vol. 16 No. 3 pp. 19-23 (Reprint).

Dwyer, Rocky J. (2005). Utilizing points of differentiation to enhance competitiveness and growth – some thoughts for consideration. Management Digest. No. 2 (8) pp. 44-52 (Reprint).

Dwyer, Rocky J. (2005). Balanced scorecard performance measurement framework, measures and implementation plan - Superintendencia de Transportes, Bolivia, SA

Dwyer, Rocky J. (2004). Utilizing points of differentiation to enhance competitiveness and growth – some thoughts for consideration. Performance Measurement and Metrics. Vol. 5 No. 2. pp. 66-71.

Dwyer, Rocky J. (2004). Employee development using adult education principles. Industrial and Commercial Training. Vol. 36 No. 2. pp. 79-85.

Dwyer, Rocky J. (2003). Career progression factors of Aboriginal executives in the Canada Federal Public Service. Journal of Management Development. Vol. 22 No.10. pp. 881-889.

Goss Gilroy Inc., Dwyer, Rocky, and Roussel, Suzanne (2002). Evaluation of the Atlantic Canada Business Service Centres. Moncton, NB: Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

Côté, André, and Dwyer, Rocky (2001). Final evaluation of the Nunavut infrastructure partnering arrangement. Ottawa, ON: Department of Indian Affairs & Northern Development.

Dwyer, Rocky J., and Grondin, H. (2000). Planning report: Evaluation of the Nunavut unified human resources development strategy. Ottawa, ON: Department of Indian Affairs & Northern Development.

Dwyer, Rocky J. (1999). Career development & advancement patterns of Aboriginal executives in the Canadian Federal Public Service. Minneapolis, MN: Capella.

Digby, P., Dwyer, R., and Campbell, E. (1999). Planning report: Interim evaluation of the Nunavut infrastructure partnering arrangement. Ottawa, ON: Department of Indian Affairs & Northern Development.


Dwyer, R. (1997). Yukon Aboriginal employment plan: Specific initiatives 1997-2000, general strategy beyond 2000. Ottawa, ON: Department of Indian Affairs & Northern Development.

Dwyer, Rocky J. (2000). Departmental Audit & Evaluation Branch Public Service
Employee Survey action plan: A plan for the future. Ottawa, ON: Departmental Audit & Evaluation Branch.

Dwyer, Rocky J. (1999). Audit evidence & the comprehensive audit process: Concepts - Components & Characteristics. Ottawa, ON: Departmental Audit & Evaluation Branch, DIAND.

Dwyer, Rocky J. (1999). Career development & advancement patterns of Aboriginal
executives in the Canadian Federal Public Service. Minneapolis, MN: Capella.

Dwyer, Rocky J. (1999). Leadership - a review & analysis. Ottawa, ON: Department of Indian Affairs & Northern Development.

Dwyer, R. (1998). A perspective on research models. Ottawa, ON: Department of Indian Affairs & Northern Development.

Dwyer, R. (1998). A review & analysis of the Yukon Aboriginal Employment Plan. Ottawa, ON: Department of Indian Affairs & Northern Development.

Dwyer, R. (1997). Diversity in the Workplace - a perspective. Ottawa, ON: Department of Indian Affairs & Northern Development.

Dwyer, R. J. (1997). Public service executive compensation: Moving toward reality. Canadian Government Executive Vol. 3 No. 4. pp. 4-5.

Dwyer, R. (1997). Strategic planning - the concept. Ottawa, ON: Department of Indian Affairs & Northern Development.

Dwyer, R. (1997). The concept of a career: Developing Minds & Opportunities. Ottawa, ON: Department of Indian Affairs & Northern Development.

Dwyer, R. (1997). The learning highway: Selected annotated bibliography. Ottawa, ON: Department of Indian Affairs & Northern Development.

Dwyer, R. J. (1997). Theory & methods of educating adults: A review - analysis - perspective. Ottawa, ON: Department of Indian Affairs & Northern Development.

Dwyer, R. (1997). Yukon Aboriginal employment plan: Specific initiatives 1997-2000, general strategy beyond 2000. Ottawa, ON: Department of Indian Affairs & Northern Development.

Dwyer, R. J. (1996). Creating teamwork in organizations through adventure education. Edmonton, AB: Department of Indian Affairs & Northern Development.

Dwyer, R. J. (1996). Power & tactics. Edmonton, AB: Department of Indian Affairs & Northern Development.

Dwyer, R. J. (1996). The Cowboy & Indian show: A group analysis. Edmonton, AB: Department of Indian Affairs & Northern Development.

Dwyer, R. J. (1996). Work group management. Edmonton, AB: Department of Indian Affairs & Northern Development.

Papers in Refereed Conference Proceedings

“Building and Maintaining Trust in Cultural Contexts: The Essential Ingredients for Organizational Success” presentation at the International Symposium on Culture and Philosophy – Xi’an, China – July 2009.

“Modernizing Accountability” presentation at the Western Forum of Public Administration, Xi’an, China – July 2009.

“Developing an Accountability and Performance Framework” presentation at the 2008 Public Sector Financial Leadership Conference: Maintaining the Momentum for Change – Conference Board of Canada, Ottawa, ON – May 2008

“Talk about Value: It all comes down to TRUST” presentation at the Public Service in the Age of Scrutiny Symposium for Saint Paul University Ethics Centre and the Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, Ottawa, ON – May 2007

“Measuring & Evaluating Progress: Some Thoughts on Fighting Poverty” presentation at the 2006 International Trade Centre Executive Forum on the National Export Strategy Global Debate, Berlin, Germany – September 2006

“Performance Measurement Metrics in the International Context” presentation at The Future of International Trade for the 2005 Annual CMA New Brunswick Conference, Saint John, NB – November, 2005

“Adding to the Bottom Line – Business Strategy that Works” presentation at Think Tank – Gestión 2005 for CESO, La Paz, Bolivia, SA – February, 2005

“Performance Measurement – Adding Rigor” presentation at Think Tank – Gestión 2005 for CESO, La Paz, Bolivia, SA – February, 2005

“Accountability and the Canada Firearms Centre” presentation at the Performance Breakfast Series for the Treasury Board of Canada Centre of Evaluation Excellence, Ottawa,
ON – September, 2004

“Celebrating Success: Closing Your Project” Workshop presented at the International Quality and Productivity Centre Strategic Project Management for the Public Sector Conference, Ottawa,
ON – May, 2003

“Perceptions and Patterns of Aboriginal Executive Career Development and Advancement in a Public Sector Milieu” paper presented at the Canadian Association of Geographers (CAG) Annual Conference, Toronto, ON – May 2002

“Career Development and Advancement Patterns of Aboriginal Executives in the Canadian Federal Public Service” paper presented at the Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education (CASAE) Annual Conference, Toronto, ON – May 2002


“Career Development and Advancement in the Public Sector - Perceptions by Native Americans” paper presented at the Economic and Business Historical Society (EBHS) Annual Conference, Chicago, IL – April 2002

“Change Management” Workshop presented at the Aboriginal Financial Officers Association National Conference, Vancouver, BC - February 2001

“Human Resources Policies and Practices for the Financial Manager” Colloquium presented at the Aboriginal Financial Officers Association National Conference, Vancouver, BC - February, 2001

“Initiating Change in Financial Organizations” Workshop presented at the Aboriginal Financial Officers Association Saskatoon Chapter, Saskatoon, SK - December 2000