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Mazutis, Daina

Mazutis, Daina

Endowed Professor of Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability
Assistant Professor
B.A. (Carleton), M.B.A. (uOttawa), Ph.D. (UWO)
Location
DMS 6127
Telephone
613-562-5800 x 4921
Email
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Research Areas
  • Corporate responsibility and sustainability
  • Ethics
  • Leadership
  • Strategy

Biography

Professor Mazutis's research lies at the intersection of strategy, leadership and corporate responsibility. She approaches environmental and social issues facing organizations today as critical strategic issues that require a broader understanding of business' role in society. Dr. Mazutis was most recently a professor of strategy at IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland and holds an endowed Professorship of Applied Business Ethics at Telfer where she will be teaching the core Social Issues of Business course.

Prior to her doctoral studies, Daina spent over 10 years in advertising, marketing, consulting and sales. She specialized in the strategic planning, research, development and implementation of national marketing campaigns for large multi-national clients.

Research

Dr. Mazutis's work is published, or is forthcoming, in several edited books as well as peer-reviewed journals such as: Academy of Management Learning and Education, Business Horizons, Business & Society, Journal of Business Ethics, and Management Learning. Among her academic honours, she won the Academy of Management William H. Newman Award for her study of CEO open executive orientation and the adoption of CSR initiatives over time; and the Academy of Management Learning and Education's best paper award for her paper on developing leadership character in business programs.

Publications during the last 7 years

Books

Mazutis, D. The CEO effect: A longitudinal, multi-level model of the relationship between executive orientation and corporate social strategy. USA: Sage Journals, 2011.

Chapters in Books

Crossan, M., Seijts, G., Reno, M. and Mazutis, D. Developing character in business schools. In Sison, A.. Handbook of Virtue Ethics in Business and Management. Boston, MA, USA : Springer, 2017.

Crossan, M., Mazutis, D., Reno, M. and Rae, P. Leadership virtues: A perspective in practice. In Sison, A.. Handbook of Virtue Ethics in Business and Management. Boston, MA, USA : Springer, 2017.

Mazutis, D. and Zintel, C. Beyond CSR: Global leadership virtues that make a difference. In Zander, L.. Research Handbook of Global Leadership: Making a difference. London, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, Inc., 2016.

Mazutis, D. Authentic leadership. In Rowe, W.G. and Guerrero L.. Cases in Leadership. Thousand Oaks, CA, USA: Sage Publications, 2014.

Crossman, M. and Mazutis, D. Transcendent leadership. In Rosenbach, W.E., Taylor, R. and Youndt, M.. Contemporary Issues in Leadership. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 2012.

Banerjee, B., Busch, T., Cooper, T., Mazutis, D. and Stomp, J. MNC's social, ethical and legal responsibilities. In De Lange, D.. Research Companion to Green International Management Studies: A Guide for Future Research, Collaboration and Review Writing. London, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, Inc., 2011.

White, R., Beamish, P.W. and Mazutis, D. Research in Motion: Managing Explosive Growth. In . 2011.

Papers in Refereed Journals

Mazutis, D. 2017. Sleepwalking into catastrophe: Cognitive biases and corporate climate change inertia. California Management Review.

Mazutis, D. and Zintel, C. 2015. Leadership and corporate responsibility: A review of the empirical evidence. Annals of Social Responsibility, 1(1): 76-107.

Mazutis, D. and Slawinski, N. 2015. Reconnecting business and society: Perceptions of authenticity in corporate social responsibility. Journal of Business Ethics, 131(1): 137-150.

Mazutis, D. 2014. Supererogation: Beyond positive deviance and corporate social responsibility. Journal of Business Ethics, 119(4): 517-528.

Mazutis, D. 2013. The CEO effect: A longitudinal, multi-level model of the relationship between executive orientation and corporate social strategy. Business and Society, 52(4): 631-648.

Crossan, M., Mazutis, D., Seijts, G. and Gandz, J. 2013. Developing leadership character in business programs. Academy of Management Learning & Education, 12(2): 285-305.

Crossan, M., Mazutis, D. and Seijts, G. 2013. In search of virtue: The role of virtue, character strengths and values in ethical decision making. Journal of Business Ethics, 113(4): 567-581.

Invited Contributions and/or Technical Reports

Mazutis, D., Ionescu-Somers, A., Sorrell, M. and Coughlan, S. 2015. "How Authentic is Your Corporate Purpose", n/a.

Mazutis, D., Morris, Z. and Olsen, K. 2011. "Leadership at the Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Levels", n/a.

Gandz, J., Crossan, M., Seijts, G. and Mazutis, D. **. 2010. "Leadership on Trial: A Manifesto for Leadership Development", Richard Ivey School of Business, n/a.

Other Scholarly Contributions

(Case) Mazutis, D. and Ionescu-Somers, A. 2016. "Firmenich: Making scents of complexity".

(Case) Mazutis, D., Slawinski, N. and Critch, B. 2016. "The Masdar Project: A Beacon of Sustainability in a Sea of Oil ".

(Case) Mazutis, D. and Day, D. 2014. "Newlight Technologies: Towards a Carbon Negative Future Teaching Note,". IMD-7-1645-T

(Case) Mazutis, D. and Day, D. 2014. "Newlight Technologies: Towards a Carbon Negative Future". IMD-7-1645, ., winner, EFMD Best Case Award, Sustainable Production Systems Category

(Case) Mazutis, D., Slawinski, N. and Critch, B. 2014. "Biolite: Innovative Design for Global Solutions Teaching Note". IMD-7-1571-T

(Case) Mazutis, D., Slawinski, N. and Critch, B. 2014. "Biolite: Innovative Design for Global Solutions ". IMD-7-1571

(Case) Mazutis, D., Weeks, J., Vivanco, L. and Buche, I. 2013. "Singapore Airlines (A): The India Decision". IMD-3-2414

(Case) Mazutis, D., Weeks, J., Vivanco, L. and Buche, I. 2013. "Singapore Airlines (B): Strategic Positioning in the Indian Airline Industry". IMD-3-241

(Case) Mazutis, D., Weeks, J., Vivanco, L. and Buche, I. 2013. "Singapore Airlines (C): Managing a Strategic Paradox". IMD-3-2416

(Case) Mazutis, D., Weeks, J., Vivanco, L. and Buche, I. 2013. "Singapore Airlines Teaching Note". IMD-3-2414-TN

(Case) Mazutis, D. and Eckardt, A. 2013. "Skanska CS (A): Living the 'Five Zeros'". IMD-3-2366

(Case) Mazutis, D. and Eckardt, A. 2013. "Skanska CS (B): An Employee in Handcuffs". IMD-3-2367

(Case) Mazutis, D. and Eckardt, A. 2013. "Skanska CS (C): Money for Nothing". IMD-3-2368

(Case) Mazutis, D. and Eckardt, A. 2013. "Skanska CS (D): Sweet Temptation". IMD-3-2369

(Case) Mazutis, D. and Eckardt, A. 2013. "Skanska CS Teaching Note". IMD-3-2366-TN, 2013 EFMD Highly Commended Case in the Responsible Leadership category

(Case) Slawinski, N., Hookey, B. and Mazutis, D. 2013. "Social entrepreneurship on Fogo Island: Searching for new ways in an old continuity (A)". IMD-3-2360

(Case) Slawinski, D., Hookey, B. and Mazutis, D. 2013. "Social entrepreneurship on Fogo Island: Searching for new ways in an old continuity (B)". IMD-3-2361

(Case) Slawinski, N., Hookey, B. and Mazutis, D. 2013. "Social entrepreneurship on Fogo Island: Searching for new ways in an old continuity Teaching Notes". IMD-3-2360-TN

(Case) Mazutis, D. 2013. "Singapore Airlines: The India Decision (Abridged)". IMD-7-1615

(Case) Mazutis, D. and Buche, I. 2013. "Singapore Airlines (D): The Sustainability Question". IMD-3-2418

(Case) White, R., Beamish, P.W. and Mazutis, D. 2011. "Research In Motion: Managing Explosive Growth", Ivey Case Series, London, ON, Canada. Case (9B08M046) and Teaching Note (8B08M46) •Based on field research at RIM; written with Dr. Paul Beamish and Dr. Rod White •Chinese translation available •Awarded “Top 10 Best Selling Case” in 2011-2012, 2010-2011, 2009-2010 & 2008-2009 by Ivey Publishing.

(Monograph) Mazutis, D. 2011. "The CEO effect: A longitudinal, multi-level model of the relationship between executive orientation and corporate social strategy", Sage Journals, USA. (PhD Thesis, University of Western Ontario, Ivey School of Business)

Funded Research during the last 7 years

Funded Research during the last 7 years
From-To Source Title * ** Role Amount
2016-2017 Telfer School of Management Research Grants (SMRG) Corporate change (in)action: Are boards on board R I PI $ 12,000

*Purpose = C: Contract (R and D), E: Equipment Grant, R: Research Grant, S: Support Award, P: Pedagogical Grant, O: Other, U: Unknown

**Type= C: Granting Councils, G: Government, F: Foundations, I: UO Internal Funding, O: Other, U: Unknown

Role: PI = Principal Investigator, Co-I = Co-Investigator, Co-PI = Co-Principal Investigator

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