Dovev Lavie

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Dovev Lavie is a Professor of Management at the Department of Management and Technology of Bocconi University. Formerly, he served as a Full Professor and Vice Dean of MBA Programs at the Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management at the Technion. He earned his Ph.D. in Management at the Wharton School and served as an Assistant Professor at the University of Texas at Austin. He also held visiting positions at the London Business School, Imperial College London, and BI Norway. Lavie is a Sloan Industry Studies Fellow, a recipient of the Strategic Management Society's Emerging Scholar Award, and winner of the INFORMS TMS Best Dissertation Award and the Academy of Management Newman Award. His research interests include the evolution and performance implications of alliance portfolios, the balancing of exploration and exploitation, and applications of resource-based theory in interconnected technology-intensive industries. His work has been published in leading journals, such as the Strategic Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, and Strategy Science. Lavie has served as an Associate Editor at the Academy of Management Journal and the Strategic Management Journal and on the boards of other leading Journals. He also served as a Director-at-Large at the Board of the Strategic Management Society and held leadership positions at the SMS Cooperative Strategies Interest Group and the Academy of Management STR Division. His recent book - The Cooperative Economy: A Solution to Societal Grand Challenges (Routledge, 2023) identifies some design flaws in our economic system and proposes an alternative system based on prosocial behavior.

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Professor of Strategic Management at Bocconi University (2017-present); Professor of Strategic Management and Vice Dean for MBA Programs at the Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion (2006-2017); Assistant Professor at the University of Texas at Austin (2004-2006); Visiting Professor at the London Business School (2013-2014), Bocconi University (2014-2017), University College London (2013), Imperial College London (2021-2022), and BI Norway (2016-2023).

Sloan Industry Studies Fellow (2007-2009); Strategic Management Society Emerging Scholar Award (2012); Academy of Management William H. Newman Award for Best Paper based on a Dissertation (2007); Academy of Management BPS Distinguished Paper Award (2007); INFORMS Best Dissertation Award (2005).

Associate Editor of the Strategic Management Journal (2017-2022); Associate Editor of the Academy of Management Journal (2013-2016); Guest Editor of a Special Issue of the Strategic Management Journal on The Interplay of Competition and Cooperation (2014-2018); Editorial boards member at the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, and Strategic Organization.

Director-at-Large, Strategic Management Society Board of Directors (2019-2021); Executive Committee and the Research Committee of the Academy of Management STR Division; Program Chair of the Cooperative Strategies Interest Group, Initiator and Co-Chair of the Special Conference in Tel-Aviv, and Conference Track Director for the Strategic Management Society; Founder and member of the Organizing Committee and Advisory Committee of the Israel Strategy Conference (ISC).

BSc in Industrial Engineering and Management (1996), BA in Economics and Management (1996), and MSc in Business Administration (1998), Technion.

MA in Managerial Science and Applied Economics (2002), and PhD in Management (2004), the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Research interests

The cooperative economy and societal grand challenges; Value creation and capture in alliance portfolios; Balancing exploration and exploitation; Interplay of competition and cooperation in technology-intensive industries; Resource-based view and capabilities approach.

Selected Publications



30012 STRATEGIA COMPETITIVA / BUSINESS STRATEGY (Undergrad/Exchange Students course)