Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business

Faculty and Staff

Dawn Harris

Title/s: Professor

Office #: Schreiber 432

Phone: 312.915.6536

E-mail: dharri1@luc.edu

Degrees

  • PhD, Northwestern University
  • MLIR, Michigan State University
  • BA, Grinnell College

Research Interests

  • Corporate Governance
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Human Capital
  • Leadership Development
  • Women and Leadership

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Academy of Management
  • Strategic Management Society

Professional Activities

  • Representative-at-Large, Strategic Management Society, Corporate Strategy and Governance Interest Group, 2007-2009
  • Member, Academy of Management, Business Policy and Strategy Division, Executive Committee, 2000-02

Courses Taught

  • Strategy and Organization
  • Strategic Management
  • Global Management

Awards

  • Gannon Center for Women and Leadership Faculty Fellow 2014
  • Quinlan School of Business Faculty Member of the Year, Loyola University, 1994-95

Selected Publications

Refereed Articles

Harris, D. A., Helfat, C., Dynamic Managerial Capabilities. Palgrave Encyclopedia of Strategic Management (2013).

Harris, D., Derdak, T., Lash, N., Uygur, U., Welch, M. & Tuncay Zayer, L. (2013) “Alliance for Social Enterprise:  A Framework to Develop Social Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies”, Journal of Strategic Management Education, Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. 113-132.

Harris, D. , Kaefer, F. & Salchenberger, L. (2013) “The Development of Dynamic Capabilities through Organizational and Managerial Processes”, International Journal of Business Environment, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 398-412.

Harris, D. & Kor, Y. (2013) “The Role of Human Capital in Scaling Social Entrepreneurship”, Journal of Management for Global Sustainability, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 163-172.

Jukic, B., Jukic, N., Harris, D. A.,  Feasibility Frontier-A Method for Aligning Competitive Strategy with the Choice of IT Architectures. Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce,(2011) 21(2), 158-175.

Harris, Dawn. & Helfat, C. "The Board of Directors as a Social Network: A New Perspective." Journal of Management Inquiry(2007).

Harris, Dawn. , Helfat, C., & Wolfson, P. "The Pipeline to the Top: Women and Men in the Top Executive Ranks of U.S. Corporations." Academy of Management Perspectives, (2006) 20. 4.

Presentation of Refereed Papers

Harris, D. (2014) “The Influence of Hambrick and Mason on Theory and Research on CEO Turnover and Selection”, Paper presented at the Thirty Years of Upper Echelons Research Conference, University Park, Pennsylvania, May 2014.

Harris, D. & Kor, Y. (2013) “The Role of Human Capital in Scaling Social Entrepreneurship”, Paper presented at the Strategic Management Society 33rd Annual International Conference, Atlanta, September 2013.

Goel, S. & Harris, D. (2012) “Identifying Effective Boards:  Distinguishing between Boards’ Symbolic versus Psychological Independence”, Paper presented at the Strategic Management Society 32nd Annual International Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, October 2012.

Harris, D., Kaefer, F. & Salchenberger, L. (2012) “The Development of Dynamic Capabilities through Organizational and Managerial Processes”, Paper presented at the 72nd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston, August 2012.
 
Harris, D., Lash, N., Tuncay Zayer, L., Welch, M. & Derdak, T. (2011) “Social Entrepreneurship in Subsistence Marketplaces:  A Strategic Alliance Framework”, Paper presented at the 17th International Association of Jesuit Business Schools World Forum, Lima, Peru, July 2011.

Harris, D. & Tuncay Zayer, L. (2011) “Assessing Entrepreneurs in Emerging Markets”. Paper presented at the Strategic Management Society Special Conference, San Diego, CA, June 2011.
 
Harris, D., Kaefer, F. & Salchenberger, L. (2010) “The Development of Dynamic Capabilities Through Organizational and Managerial Processes”.  Paper presented at the Strategic Management Society 30th Annual International Conference, Rome, Italy, September  2010.

Goel, S. & Harris, D. (2010) “Who are We as a Board and What Should We Do:  Linking Board’s Identity to Board’s Effectiveness”.  Paper presented at the Strategic Management Society 30th Annual International Conference, Rome, Italy,  September 2010.

Harris, Dawn, and S. Goel. (2010). "Who are We as a Board and What Should We Do?: Linking Board's Identity to Board's Operational Effectiveness." Organization Science Winter Conference XVI, Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

Harris, Dawn, F. Kaefer, and L. Salchenberger. (2010). "Organizational and Managerial Processes and the Development of Dynamic Capabilities." Organization Science Winter Conference XVI, Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

Harris, Dawn. and T. Derdak. (2009). "A Strategic Alliance Framework to Harness Entrepreneurial Skills in Developing Countries." Strategic Management Society 29th Annual International Conference, Washington, District of Columbia.

Harris, Dawn, F. Kaefer, and L. Salchenberger. (2009). "A Framework for Organizational Learning and Knowledge Alignment between Business and Information Technology." Organization Science Winter Conference XV, Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

Harris, Dawn. and T. Derdak. (2009). "Harnessing Entrepreneurial Skills in Developing Countries: A Strategic Alliance Framework." IAJBS World Forum, Jamshedpur, India.

Goel, S. & Harris, D. (2009) “Who are We as a Board?:  Linking Board’s Identity to Board Behavior”. Paper presented at the Midwest Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Chicago, October 2009.

 Harris, Dawn. (2008). "Corporate Strategy and Governance." Strategic Management Society 28th Annual International Conference, Cologne, Germany.

Harris, Dawn. (2008). "Behavioral and Organizational Influences of Top Management Team Composition." 68th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, California.

Harris, Dawn, F. Kaefer, and L. Salchenberger. (2008). "A Framework for Knowledge Alignment between Business and Information Technology." Strategic Management Society 28th Annual International Conference, Cologne, Germany.

Harris, Dawn, and T. Derdak. (2008). "Harnessing Entrepreneurial Skills in Developing Countries: A Strategic Alliance Framework." Strategic Management Society Special Conference, Hyderabad, India.

Harris, Dawn. (2007). "What Do Strategists Do?" Strategic Management Society 27th Annual International Conference, San Diego, California.

Harris, Dawn. (2006). "Mimetic and Social Influences on FDI Decisions." Strategic Management Society 26th Annual International Conference, Vienna, Austria.

Harris, Dawn. (2006). "Governance: Split Personalities (CEO/Chairman Duality)." 65th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, Georgia.

Harris, Dawn. (2005). "The Board of Directors and the CEO Selection Decision: Sociopolitical Dynamics, Social and Human Capital." Strategic Management Society 25th Annual International Conference, Orlando, Florida.

Harris, Dawn, and C. Helfat. (2005). "Current Status of Women in Management." Strategic Management Society 25th Annual International Conference, Orlando, Florida.

Harris, Dawn, and C. Helfat. (2005). "Women in Strategic Management: Progress and Prospects for the 21st Century." Strategic Management Society 25th Annual International Conference, Orlando, Florida.

 Harris, Dawn. (2005). "What Does It Take to be a Start-up or Turnaround CEO." Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois.

Harris, Dawn, and L. Salchenberger. (2005). "The Business Value of IT: Can IT be Measured?" Society for Information Management, Chicago, Illinois.