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Mazutis, Daina

Mazutis, Daina

Associate Professor
Endowed Professor of Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability
B.A. (Carleton), M.B.A. (uOttawa), Ph.D. (University of Western Ontario)
Location
DMS 6127
Telephone
613-562-5800 x 4921
Email
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Biography

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 such as: Academy of Management Learning and Education, Business & Society, California Management Review, Journal of Business Ethics, Organizations & Environment amongst others. Her work has also been honoured with numerous prestigious awards and has been 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 Areas
  • Corporate responsibility and sustainability
  • Ethics
  • Leadership
  • Strategy

Publications during the last 7 years

Chapters in Books

  • 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.
  • Mazutis, D. Authentic leadership. In Rowe, W.G. and Guerrero L.. Cases in Leadership. Thousand Oaks, CA, USA: Sage Publications, 2018.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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

  • Slawinski, N., Winsor, B., Mazutis, D., Schouten, J. and Smith, W.K. 2019. Managing the paradoxes of place to foster regeneration. Organization & Environment.
  • Mazutis, D. 2017. Sleepwalking into catastrophe: Cognitive biases and corporate climate change inertia. California Management Review, 59(3): 74-108.
  • 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. and Zintel, C. 2015. Leadership and corporate responsibility: A review of the empirical evidence. Annals of Social Responsibility, 1(1): 76-107.
  • Mazutis, D. 2014. Supererogation: Beyond positive deviance and corporate social responsibility. Journal of Business Ethics, 119(4): 517-528.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Invited Contributions and/or Technical Reports

  • Mazutis, D., Ionescu-Somers, A., Sorrell, M. and Coughlan, S. 2015. "How Authentic is Your Corporate Purpose", an IMD CSL/Burson-Marsteller report.

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

Funded Research during the last 7 years

Funded Research during the last 7 years
From-To Source Title * ** Role Amount
2017-2018 University of Ottawa, Research Management Services Are boards on board with climate change action? R I PI $ 10,000
2017-2018 Telfer School of Management Research Grants (SMRG) Are boards on board with climate change action? R I PI $ 10,000
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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