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Office: Room G207, SSB
Area(s) of Expertise
- Buyer-Supplier Relationships
- Complexity Theory
- Corporate Social Responsibility
- International Business
- Management - Technology
- Operations Management
- Risk Management
- Supplier/Customer Alliances
- Sustainability Management
- Work & Health
About David Johnston
Program Director, Master of Supply Chain Management Program
Current research is on innovation and collaboration in the management of sustainable supply networks, healthcare systems and industrial health and safety.
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
Johnston D., Pagell M., Veltri A., Klassen R., Values-in-action that support safe production. Journal of Safety Science. Accepted for publication, November 20 2019.
Johnston, D., Diamant, A., and Quereshy, F.. Why do surgeons schedule their own surgeries? Journal of Operations Management, 65.3 2019: 262-281.
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.
Project Title Role Award Amount Year Awarded Granting Agency Project TitleImproving Healthcare Operations RolePrincipal Investigator Award Amount$27,500.00 Year Awarded2017-2018 Granting AgencySchulich Research Fellowship Project TitleLearning Collaborative Decision Making Through Role Playing Using On Line Simulations RolePrincipal 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 RoleCo-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” RoleCo-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