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DAVID L. LEVY

Associate Dean Graduate Programs and Research

College of Management

University of Massachusetts, Boston

David.Levy@umb.edu

 

CURRICULUM VITAE

ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT

 

1991-Present   Professor, University of Massachusetts, Boston, College of Management

                        Courses taught: Strategy, Business and Society, Multinationals and Globalization, Business and Climate Change

 

1998-1999       Harvard University, J. F. Kennedy School of Government

                        Faculty Research Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

 

EDUCATION

 

1987-1992       Harvard Business School, Boston, Mass.

                        Doctor of Business Administration

                        Thesis Title: The Costs of Coordinating International Production

 

1980-1982:     Recanati Business School, Tel Aviv University, Israel.

                        M.B.A

 

1976-1979:     University of Manchester (UMIST), England.

                        B.Sc. Management Science, 1st Class Honours Degree.

 

AWARDS:     Aspen Institute, Business and Society Program, Faculty Pioneer Award, 2011

 


PUBLICATIONS:

 

To download files, simply click on ‘download’, or if you have trouble with this, right-click on ‘download’ to save the file before opening it. The pdf files require Acrobat 6 or higher, and are about 0.3 – 0.6 MB in size. These are pre-publication versions. I am providing a single copy of each article for colleagues, but for copyright reasons, please do not make further reproductions or transmissions.

 

 

REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES

 

Levy, David L. and Andre Spicer (2013). Contested Imaginaries and the Cultural Political Economy of Climate Change. Organization, 20(5): 659–678 Download

 

Wittneben, B. B. F., Okereke, C., Banerjee, S. B., & Levy, D. L. (2012). Climate Change and the Emergence of New Organizational Landscapes. Organization Studies, 33(11): 1431-1450 Download

 

Bulkeley, H., Andonova, L., Bäckstrand, K., Betsill, M., Compagnon, D., Duffy, R., Kolk, A., Hoffmann, M., Levy, D., & Newell, P. (2012). Governing climate change transnationally: assessing the evidence from a database of sixty initiatives. Environment and Planning C, 30(4): 591.

 

Rothenberg, Sandra, and David L. Levy (2012) Corporate Perceptions of Climate Science: The Role of Corporate Environmental Scientists. Business and Society, 51(1): 31-61. Download

 

Levy, David L. (2011). Private Sector Governance for a Sustainable Economy: A Strategic Approach, Review of Policy Research   28(5): 487-493 Download.

 

Knox-Hayes, Janelle, and David Levy (2011). “The politics of carbon disclosure as climate governance.” Strategic Organization 9(1):1-9  Download.

 

Levy, David L., Halina S. Brown, and Martin De Jong (2010). The Contested Politics of Corporate Governance:  The Case of the Global Reporting Initiative. Business and Society Vol. 49. No. 1: 88-115. Download.

 

Brown, H., De Jong, M., and Levy, D. (2009). “Building Institutions Based on Information Disclosure: Lessons from GRI’s Sustainability Reporting.”  Journal of Cleaner Production 17(6): 571-580.

 

Kolk, Ans, David L. Levy, and Jonatan Pinkse (2008) “Corporate responses in an emerging climate regime: The institutionalization and commensuration of carbon disclosure” European Accounting Review, Vol.17, No. 4, pp. 719-745. Download.

 

Levy, David L. (2008) “Political Contestation in Global Production Networks”, Academy of Management Review, Vol. 33, No. 4.  Download.

 

Jones, Charles A. and David L. Levy (2007) “North American Business Strategies Towards Climate Change”, European Management Journal, Vol. 25, No. 6, pp. 428-440. Download.

 

Levy, David L. and Maureen Scully (2007) “The Institutional Entrepreneur as Modern Prince: The Strategic Face of Power in Contested Fields”, Organization Studies, Vol. 28, No. 7, pp. 971-991. Download. 

 

Levy, David L. and David Terkla (2007) “Clean Energy in Massachusetts”, Benchmarks, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 13-18.  Download. 

 

Levy, David L. (2005) “Offshoring in the New Global Political Economy”, Journal of Management Studies Vol. 42, No. 3. Download.

 

Levy, David L. and Aseem Prakesh (2003) “Bargains Old and New: Multinationals in International Governance”, Business and Politics Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 131-151. Download.

(reprinted in Thomas Clarke and Marie Dela Rama, eds., 2006, Corporate Governance and Globalization. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage)

(reprinted in Peter M. Haas, ed., 2008, International Environmental Governance. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing)

 

Levy, David L. and Daniel Egan (2003) “A Neo-Gramscian Approach to Corporate Political Strategy: Conflict and Accommodation in the Climate Change Negotiations”, Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 40, No. 4, pp. 803-30. Download.

 

Levy, David L. and Peter Newell (2002)  Business Strategy and International Environmental Governance: Toward a Neo-Gramscian Synthesis” Global Environmental Politics. Vol. 2, No. 4, pp. 84-101.  Downloadspacer.

 

Levy, David L. and Ans Kolk (2002) “Strategic Responses to Global Climate Change: Conflicting Pressures on Multinationals in the Oil Industry” Business and Politics. Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 275-300. Download.

(reprinted in Andrew Crane and Dirk Matten, eds., 2007, Corporate Social Responsibility, Vol. 3. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage)

 

Kolk, Ans and David L. Levy (October 2001) “Winds of Change: Corporate Strategy, Climate Change and Oil Multinationals, European Management Journal, Vol. 19, No. 5, pp. 501-509. Download.

 

Levy, David L. and Peter Newell (2000) “Oceans apart? Business responses to the environment in Europe and North America”, Environment, Vol. 42, No. 9 (November) pp. 8-20. Download.

 

Levy, David L. and Daniel Egan (1998). "Capital Contests: National and Transnational Channels of Corporate Influence on the Climate Change Negotiations", Politics and Society, Vol. 26, No. 3 (September), pp. 335-359.  Download.

                                                                                                             

Levy, David L. (1997). "Environmental Management as Political Sustainability", Organization and Environment, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 126-147. Download pdf file.

 

Levy, David L. (1997). "Business and International Environmental Treaties". California Management Review, Vol. 39, No. 3 (Spring), pp. 54-71. Download.

 

Levy, David  L. (1997). "Lean Production in an International Supply Chain", Sloan Management Review, Vol. 38, No. 2 (Winter), pp. 94-102   Download.

Reprinted in: Smart Globalization: Designing Global Strategies, Creating Global Networks." Editors: Anil K. Gupta and Eleanor Westney. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers, Feb 2003)

 

Levy, David L. (1995) "The Environmental Practices and Performance of TNCs", Transnational Corporations, Vol. 4, No. 1 (April), pp. 44-68  Download.

 

Levy, David L. (1995) "International Sourcing and Supply Chain Stability", Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 26, No. 2, pp. 343-360  Download.

Reprinted in Global Supply Chain Management, Vol. 2, Masaaki Kotabe and Michael J. Mol (eds.), Edward Elgar (2006).

 

Levy, David L. (1994), "Chaos Theory and Strategy: Theory, Application, and Managerial Implications", Strategic Management Journal, Vol. 15 (Summer), pp. 167-178.  Download.

Reprinted in Complexity and Organization (2006). Edited by Robert MacIntosh, Donald Maclean, Ralph Stacey and Douglas Griffin. London: Routledge.

 

Levy, David L. with John D. Dunning (1993), "International Production and Sourcing: Trends and Issues", Science, Technology, and Industry Review, No. 13 (December), pp. 14-59  Download.

Reprinted in Global Supply Chain Management, Vol. 1, Masaaki Kotabe and Michael J. Mol (eds.), Edward Elgar (2006).

 

BOOKS

 

Levy, David L. and Peter J. Newell, Editors, (2005) Business in International Environmental Governance: A Political Economy Approach. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press. Download Introduction as pdf file.

 

Begg, Kathryn, Frans van der Woerd, and David L. Levy, Editors, (forthcoming, 2004) Corporate Responses to Climate Change. Sheffield, UK: Greenleaf Publishing

 

 

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

 

Levy, David L. (2005) “Hegemony in the Global Factory: Power, Ideology, and Value in Global Production Networks”. In K. Mark Weaver (Ed.), Best Paper Proceedings of the Sixty-fifth Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (CD), ISSN 1543-8643.

(Received CMS Best Paper Award)    Download 6-page proceedings.

 

 

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

 

Levy, David L. and Halina Brown (2012) The Global Reporting Initiative: The Promise and Limitations of Non-Financial Reporting for Corporate Governance. In Mukherjee-Reed, Reed and Utting (eds). Business, Non-State Regulation and Development. London: Routledge.

 

Levy, David L. and Benyamin Lichtenstein (2012) Approaching Business and the Environment with Complexity Theory. In Hoffman, A. and Bansal, P. (Eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Business and the Environment. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Download

 

Levy, David L. and Halina Brown. (2011) The Global Reporting Initiative: Collaboration and conflict in the development of non-financial reporting. In Subhash Jain and Ben Kedia (eds.), Enhancing Global Competitiveness through Sustainable Environmental Stewardship. London: Edward Elgar

 

Levy, David L. (2011) “Environmentalism” In: Key Concepts in Critical Management Studies. Edited by Mark Tadajewski, Pauline Maclaran, Elizabeth Parsons and Martin Parker. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. pp. 108-114 Download

 

Charles A. Jones and David L. Levy (2009. “Business Strategies and Climate Change”. In Henrik Selin and Stacy D. VanDeveer (eds.), Changing Climates in North American Politics: Institutions, Policymaking and Multilevel Governance. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press Download.

 

Levy, David L. and Rami Kaplan (2008) "Corporate Social Responsibility and Theories of Global Governance: Strategic Contestation in Global Issue Arenas". In A. Crane, A. McWilliams, D. Matten, J. Moon, and D. Siegel (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Corporate Social Responsibility (Oxford: Oxford University Press)  Download.

 

Levy, David L. and Peter J. Newell (2006) “Multinationals in Global Governance”, in Sushil Vachani, ed., Transformations in Global Governance: Implications for Multinationals and Other Stakeholders (London: Edward Elgar). Download.

 

Newell, Peter J. and David L. Levy (2006) “The Political Economy of the Firm in Global Environmental Governance” in May, Chris (Ed.) Global Corporate Power (IPE Yearbook, Vol. 15). (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner) Download.

 

Kolk, Ans and David L. Levy (2004) “Multinationals and Global Climate Change: Issues for the Automotive and Oil Industries” in Sarianna Lundan (ed.), Multinationals, environment and global competition, Research in Global Strategic Management, Vol. 9, Oxford, UK. JAI an imprint of Elsevier Science.

 

Levy, David L., Mats Alvesson and Hugh Willmott, (2003) “Critical approaches to strategic management.” in Mats Alvesson and Hugh Willmott (eds.) Studying Management Critically  (Newbury Park, Cal.: Sage)

Download.

 

Levy, David L. and Sandra Rothenberg (2002) “Heterogeneity and change in environmental strategy: technological and political responses to climate change in the automobile industry. In Andrew Hoffman and Marc Ventresca, eds., Organizations, Policy and the Natural Environment: Institutional and Strategic Perspectives, pp. 173-193 (Stanford: Stanford University Press).  Download.

 

Egan, Daniel and Levy, David L. (2000) “International Environmental Politics and the Internationalization of the State: The Cases of MAI and Climate Change”, in Dimitris Stevis and Valerie Ansetto, eds., The International Political Economy of the Environment. Vol. 12 of the International Political Economy Yearbook (Boulder, Colorado: Lynne Rienner Publishers)

 

Levy, David L. (2000) "Applications and Limitations of Complexity Theory in Organization Theory and Strategy", in Jack Rabin, Gerald J. Miller, and W. Bartley Hildreth (editors), Handbook of Strategic Management, Second Edition (New York: Marcel Dekker)  Download.

 

Levy, David L. and Egan, Daniel (2000) "Corporate Political Action in the Global Polity: National and Transnational Strategies in the Climate Change Negotiations" in Richard Higgott, Geoffrey Underhill, and Andreas Beiler (editors) Globalisation and Non-state Actors (London: Routledge) Download.

 


Non-Refereed Articles, Reports, Book Reviews, and Working Papers

 

Levy, David L. (2011) Private Sector Governance for a Sustainable Economy: A Strategic Approach. Boston University, Pardee Center Task Force Report: Beyond Rio + 20: Governance for a Green Economy. March 2011. http://www.bu.edu/pardee/publications/green-economy/

 

Levy, David L. (2011) Climate change, corporate change: shifting business models towards the climate agenda. Transparency International

 

Levy, David L. (2011)  Book review of Challenged by Carbon, Cambridge University Press, by Bryan Lovell, for International Affairs, 87: 2: 13-14

 

Levy, David L. (2011)  Book review of Climate Capitalism by Peter Newell and Matthew Paterson for Ephemera

 

Levy, David L. (2011) “Business and Climate Change beyond Copenhagen”,

Newsletter of AoM Organizations and Natural Environment Division, Feb. 2010

 

Levy, David L. and Charles A. Jones (2006) U.S. Business Strategies and Climate Change”, in Henrik Selin and Stacy D. VanDeveer (eds.) Climate Change Politics in North America: The State of Play (pp. 73-84). Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Canada Institute, Occasional Papers Series, No. 2.

          www.wilsoncenter.org/topics/pubs/CI_OccPaper_ClimateChange.pdf

Reprinted in The Encyclopedia of Earth: http://www.eoearth.org/article/Business_strategies_and_climate_change%2C_United_States

 

Levy, David L. (2005) “The Passion, Prescience, and Politics of The End of Nature.Organization and Environment, Vol. 18, No. 2 pp. 177-182. Download.

 

Levy, David L. and David Terkla (2005) Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, and Jobs in Massachusetts. Report Commissioned by the Mass. Renewable Energy Trust.  www.mtpc.org/renewableenergy/reports/clusterreport11405.pdf

 

 

GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS, AWARDS:

 

2013    Faculty Collaborator on $3.1 million NSF Division of Graduate Ed. IGERT Grant: Coasts and Communities: Natural and Human Systems in Urbanizing Environments. PI: Robyn Hannigan, School for Environment. NSF EDGE: 1249946. Duration: 09/01/13 to 08/31/18. College of Management and SERC are partners, and funded PhD students will integrate business, science, and policy in research on complex environmental policy.

 

2011   Aspen Institute 2011 Faculty Pioneer Award Winner

 

2007-9  College of Management Leadership Fellow

 

2006:  Dean’s Award for Distinguished Research, University of Massachusetts-

           Boston, College of Management

 

2005    Best Paper Award from the Critical Management Studies Division of the Academy of Management for paper “Hegemony in the Global Factory: Power, Ideology, and Value in Global Production Networks”. Paper also included in Best Paper Proceedings for the conference.

 

2005   Awarded grant from NESCAUM (North East States for Coordinated Air Use Management) to study business and economic impact of regional carbon trading system.

 

2001   Awarded grant from Mass. Technology Collaborative/Renewable Energy Trust Fund, through campus STEP program, to research public role in stimulating region’s renewable energy industry. $200,000

 

1998: One-year Research Fellowship, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

 

1999: Summer. Visiting Research Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

1998: Awarded $30,000 from the Consortium on Environmental Challenges, MIT, to research corporate strategic responses to the emerging greenhouse gas regime

 

 

 

Membership of Professional Governance Bodies, Editorial and Advisory Boards

 

Member of editorial boards of Organization, Organization and Environment, and Critical Perspectives on International Business.

 

September 2002 till present: Member, International Advisory Board of the New Zealand Centre for Business and Sustainable Development

 

Guest editor of Organization and Environment, 2005, Vol. 18, No. 2, special issue on 15th anniversary of publication of Bill McKibben’s The End of Nature.

 

Occasional reviewer for National Science Foundation, Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of International Business Studies, Strategic Management Journal, Human Relations, Organization, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Organization Science, California Management Review, Global Environmental Politics, Business and Politics, Review of International Political Economy, Transnational Corporations, International Business Review, Regulation and Governance, Social Forces, Business and Society.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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