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Area(s) of Expertise
About David Johnston
Currently working on issues of health and safety, operating risk and collaboration in supply networks.
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
Pagell M., Johnston D.A., Veltri A.. Twenty First Century Production Still Starts With Safety. Sloan Management Review. Winter Vol. 57 No. 2, 2016.
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. Accepted for publication September 2015.
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 No. 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.
Project Title Role Award Amount Year Awarded Granting Agency Project TitleLearning Collaborative Decision Making Through Role Playing Using On Line Simulations RolePrinciple Investigator Award Amount$2,500.00 Year Awarded2014-2016 Granting AgencyYork University Faculty Association Project TitleThe safety case for business: A multi-stakeholder examination of best practices and health and safety outcomes. with Mark Pagell RolePrincipal Investigator Award Amount$387,300.00 Year Awarded2008-2013 Granting AgencyWorkplace Safety and Insurance Board of Ontario (WSIB) - Research Grant Project Title“Sustaining The Advantage: A Resource-Based Examination Of Internet Business Solution Adoption And Use Among Canadian SMEs” with Mike Wade RoleCo-Investigator Award Amount$65,845.00 Year Awarded2005-2008 Granting AgencySocial Sciences and Humanities Research Council - General Operating Grant Project Title“International Net Impact Study” RolePrincipal Investigator Award Amount$75,000.00 Year Awarded2005-2006 Granting AgencyCisco Corporation - Thought Leadership Program Project TitleSmall and medium-sized enterprise international development through electronic networks RolePrincipal Investigator Award Amount$41,237.00 Year Awarded2002-2003 Granting AgencySocial Sciences and Humanities Research Council - INE Development Grant Project Title"Design of Anticipative Manufacturing Planning and Control Systems" RolePrincipal Investigator Award Amount$145,622.00 Year Awarded1995-2000 Granting AgencyUniversity Research Initiatives Fund (URIF) - Research Grant Project Title“Improved Business Process Planning and Analysis" RolePrincipal Investigator Award Amount$150,000.00 Year Awarded1995-2005 Granting AgencyNorthern Telecom University - Interaction Program Project Title"Improved Capacity Utilization and Forecasting" RolePrincipal Investigator Award Amount$164,000.00 Year Awarded1992-2005 Granting AgencyNorthern Telecom University Interaction Program - Manufacturing Thrust Grant