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Interview: The Sustainability Challenge - OWP 2013 with Professor Daina Mazutis

Biography

Telfer School of Management
Academic Director

Dr. Daina Mazutis is a tenured Associate Professor of Strategy at the University of Ottawa where she also holds the Endowed Professorship in Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability (ERS). Daina’s research on leadership, strategy and sustainability has been published in several edited books as well as peer-reviewed journals and has been honoured with numerous prestigious awards. She has extensive executive education experience, is a sought-after speaker and has presented broadly at conferences internationally. Prior to joining the University of Ottawa, Daina was a Professor of Strategy, Leadership and Ethics at IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland and spent over ten years in various marketing, advertising, sales and consulting roles. She holds an MBA from the University of Ottawa, a PhD from the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario and is a graduate of the ICD Directors Education Program. Dr. Mazutis currently sits on the Board of Prime Ministers’ Row and Riga Business School.

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

Chapters in Books

  • Mazutis, D. Authentic leadership. In Rowe, W.G. and Guerrero L.. Cases in Leadership. Thousand Oaks, CA, USA: Sage Publications, 2018.
  • Mazutis, D. Much ado about nothing: The glacial pace of CSR implementation in practice. In Weber, J. and Wasieleski, D.. Business and Society 360. Emerald, 2018.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Papers in Refereed Journals

  • Mazutis, D. 2017. Sleepwalking into catastrophe: Cognitive biases and corporate climate change inertia. California Management Review, 59(3): 74-108.
  • 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.

Other Scholarly Contributions

  • (Case) Mazutis, D. and Abolina, E. 2018. "Zibi - One Planet Living: Overcoming Strategic Business Challenges In Sustainable Community Development", 2nd Australasian ed., Milton: Wiley.
  • (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
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