David Johnston

Professor of Operations Management and Information Systems; Program Director, Master of Supply Chain Management at Schulich Executive Learning Centre

Biography

Schulich Executive Learning Centre

David A. Johnston, PhD, specializes in the areas supply chain management for the Schulich School of Business, York University. Dr. Johnston has successfully researched, taught and also consulted internationally in the area of supply management. Dr. Johnston is a well-respected thought leader who focuses primarily on issues of buyer-supplier cooperation, risk management, e-commerce and process improvement. He is also a member of Supply Chain Canada, the leading association and community for supply chain professionals in Canada.

Honours

  • 2017 Schulich Fellowship in Research Achievement
  • 2015 Best Associate Editor, Journal of Supply Chain Management
  • 2011 Best Conference Paper Reviewer, Academy of Management, Operations Management Division
  • 2011 Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting - Best Paper: Sustainability Track
  • 2010-2012, 2007, 2004 Merit Award, Schulich School of Business,York University
  • 2008 Emerald Literati Award of Excellence Winner
  • 2007 Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting - Best Paper: Sustainability Track
  • 2003 Supply Chain Transformation In The E-business Environment: Issues, Solutions, and The Future Conference - Best Paper Award

Recent Publications

  • Johnston D.A., Pagell M., Veltri A., Klassen R., Values-in-action that support safe production. Journal of Safety Science. 72, 2020. pp.75-91.
  • Shevchenko, A., Pagell, M., Lévesque, M. and Johnston, D., 2020. Preventing supplier non-conformance: extending the agency theory perspective. International Journal of Operations & Production Management. Accepted for publication, January 2020.
  • Johnston, D.,A. Diamant, A., and Quereshy, F.. Why do surgeons schedule their own surgeries? Journal of Operations Management, 65.3 2019: 262-281. Nominated for Best Article for the Journal of Operations Management 2019.
  • Gölgeci, I., Murphy, W.H. and Johnston, D.A.. Power-based behaviors between supply chain partners of diverse national and organizational cultures: The crucial role of boundary spanners’ cultural intelligence. Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing, Accepted for publication, August 25 2019.
  • Shevchenko, A., Pagell, M., Johnston, D., Veltri, A. and Robson, L.. Joint management systems for operations and safety: A routine-based perspective. Journal of Cleaner Production, 194, 2018. 635-644.
  • Doha, A., Pagell, M., Swink, M. and Johnston, D.. The Imitator's Dilemma: Why Imitators Should Break Out of Imitation. Journal of Product Innovation Management, 35(4), 2018. 543-564.
  • Gölgeci, I., Murphy, W.H. and Johnston, D.A.. Power-based behaviors in supply chains and their effects on relational satisfaction: A fresh perspective and directions for research. European Management Journal, 36(2), 2018. 278-287.
  • Doha A., Pagell M., Swink M., Johnston D.A.. The Imitator’s Dilemma: Why Imitators Should Break out of Imitation. Journal of Product Innovation Management. Accepted for publication August 2017.
  • Gölgeci, Ismail, William H. Murphy, and David A. Johnston. Power-based behaviors in supply chains and their effects on relational satisfaction: A fresh perspective and directions for research. European Management Journal. Accepted for publication March 2017.
  • Doha A., Pagell M., Swink M., Johnston D.A.. Measuring firm’s imitation activity. R&D Management. Accepted for publication March 2016.
  • Pagell M., Johnston D.A., Veltri A.. Getting workplace safety right. Sloan Management Review. Winter Vol. 57 Iss. 2, 2016, 12-14.
  • Tompa E., Institute for Work and Health, Pagell M., Klassen R., Johnston D.A., Shevchenko A., Sharma S.. Managing safety and operations: The effect of joint management system practices on safety and operational outcomes. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Vol. 58 Iss. 3, 2016, e80-e89.
  • Pagell M., Klassen R., Johnston D.A., Shevchenko A., Sharma S.. Are safety and operational effectiveness contradictory requirements: The roles of routines and relational coordination. Journal of Operations Management, Vol.36, May 2015, 1–14.
  • Knoppen D., Johnston, D.A., Sáenz M.J.. Supply chain relationships as a context for learning leading to innovation. International Journal of Logistics Management, Vol. 26 Iss. 3, 2015, 543-567.
  • Pathak S.D., Wu H., Johnston D.A., Toward a structural view of co-opetition in supply networks. Journal of Operations Management, Vol.32, Iss. 5, July 2014, 254-267.
  • Pagell M. Johnston D.A., Veltri A., Klassen R., Biehl M. Is Safe Production an Oxymoron? Production and Operations Management, Vol.23 Iss. 7, July 2014, 1161–1175.
  • Longoni A., Pagell M., Johnston, D.A., Veltri A.. When does lean hurt? – an exploration of lean practices and worker health and safety outcomes. International Journal of Production Research. Vol.51 Iss. 11, 2013, 3300-3320.
  • Veltri A., Pagell M., Johnston, D.A., Amik B.. Understanding safety in the context of business operations: an exploratory study using case studies. Safety Science, Vol. 55, 2013, 119–134.
  • Knoppen D., Sáenz M.J., Johnston D.A.. Innovations in a relational context: mechanisms to connect learning processes of absorptive capacity in supply chains. Management Learning, Vol. 42, Iss. 4, 2011, 419-438.
  • Hamann R., Giamporcaro S. Johnston, D.A. Yachkaschi S.. The role of business and cross-sector collaboration in addressing the ‘wicked problem’ of food insecurity. Development South Africa, Vol. 28 Iss. 4, 2011, 579-594.
  • Knoppen D., Sáenz M.J., Johnston D.A.. Innovations in a relational context: mechanisms to connect learning processes of absorptive capacity in supply chains. Management Learning, Vol. 42, Iss. 4, 2011, 419-438.
  • Johnston D.A., Kristal M.. The climate for cooperation: buyer - supplier beliefs and behavior. International Journal of Production and Operations Management, Vol. 28 Iss: 9, 2008, 875 – 898. (Emerald Literati Award of Excellence Winner 2008).
  • Johnston D.A., Michael Wade M., McClean R.. Does E-business matter to SMEs? a comparison of the financial impacts of internet business solutions on European and North American SMEs. Journal of Small Business Management, Vol. 45 Iss. 3, 2007, 354-361
  • Biehl M., Cook W., Johnston D.A.. The efficiency of joint decision making in buyer-supplier relationships, Annals of Operations Research, Vol.145 Iss. 1, 2006, 15 - 34.
  • Johnston D.A., Lorna Wright L., The E-business capability of small and medium sized firms in international supply chains. Information Systems and e-Business Management. Vol.2 Iss. 2-3, 2004, 223-240.
  • Johnson W.H.A., Johnston D.A.. Organizational knowledge creating processes and the performance of university-industry collaborative r&d projects. International Journal of Technology Management. Vol. 27, No. 1, 2004, 93-114.
  • Wade M. Johnston D.A., and McClean R.. Exploring the net impact of internet business solution adoption on sme performance. International Journal of Electronic Business, Vol. 2 Iss. 4, 2004, 336-350.
  • Johnston D.A., McCutcheon, D.M., Stuart I., Kerwood H.. Effects of supplier trust on performance of cooperative supplier relationships. Journal of Operations Management, Vol. 22 Iss.1, 2004, 23-38.
  • Johnson W.H.A., Johnston D.A.. Aligning technical and business goals in industry-university collaborative projects: a tale of two projects. Engineering Management Journal, Vol. 13 Iss.1, 2001, 23-27.
  • Johnston D.A., Linton J.. Social networks and the implementation of environmental technology. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Vol. 47 Iss. 4, 2000, 465 – 477.
  • Linton, J., Johnston D.A.. A decision support system for planning remanufacturing at Nortel Networks. Interfaces, Vol. 30 Iss. 6, 2000, 17-31.
  • Dimnik T., Johnston D.A.. Manufacturing managers and the adoption of advanced manufacturing technology. OMEGA, Vol. 21 Iss. 2, 1993, 155–162.
  • Cook W., Johnston D.A., Kress M.. Selecting a new technology strategy using multiattribute, multilevel decision trees. Journal of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis, Vol. 2, Iss. 3, 1993, 129–144.
  • Cook W., Johnston D.A.. Evaluating alternative suppliers for the development of complex systems: a multiple criteria approach. Journal of the Operations Research Society, Vol. 43 Iss. 11, 1992, 1055-1061.
  • Cook W., Johnston D.A., McCutcheon, D.. Implementation of robotics: identifying efficient implementors using data envelopment analysis. OMEGA, Vol. 20 Iss. 2 1992, 227-239.
  • Johnston D.A.. Evaluating opportunities for production/operations management education using computer aided learning." Operations Management Review, No. 3-4, 1991, 1-9
  • Johnston D.A., Leenders M.. The diffusion of innovation within multi-unit firms. International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Vol. 10, Iss. 5, 1990, 15-24.

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