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Contact Information

Academic School

School of Management

Office

Dyson 113

Email

david.gavin@marist.edu

Phone

845-575-3000, ext. 2058

Dr. David Joseph Gavin

Associate Professor of Management

Bio

Dr. David Gavin is an Associate Professor of Management at Marist College. Dr. Gavin received his doctorate from the University at Albany in 2010. He teaches courses in Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship. His research focus includes governance, leadership, entrepreneurship, CEO and board power. His articles have appeared in The International Journal of Organizational Behavior and Theory and the International Journal of Humanities and Social Research, The Journal of Business and Economic Studies, and the International Academy of Business and Economics. Prior to obtaining his doctorate, Dr. Gavin spent 25 years leading organizations in the food service, software technology, publishing, and manufacturing/retail industries.


Education

PhD Organizational Studies/Management Strategy, University at Albany, State University of New York
MBA, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, New York
BS, Business Administration, Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia


Research Interests/Areas of Focus

Governance, Leadership, Subversive Leadership, Entrepreneurship, CEO and Board Power


Selected Publications

Books

Gavin, J., Quick, J. C., Gavin, D. (2013). Live Your Dreams, Change the World. New York, New York: American Mental Health Association.

Book Chapters

Klingenberg, B., Gavin, D. (2014). In Matthew Drake (Ed.), Publish or perish: scheduling challenges in the publishing industry (pp. 81-98). Pearson Education.

Cocchiara, F. K., Gavin, D., Gavin, J., Quick, J. C. (2014). In P.L. Perrewé and A.M. Rossi (Ed.), The “Right” Tools: Stress Response Lessons from the Opposite Sex (4th ed.). New York, NY: Stress and Quality of Working Life, Elsiver Press..

Refereed Journal Articles

Gavin, D., Gavin, J., Quick, J. C. (2017). Power Struggles within the Top Management Team: An Empirical Examination of Follower Reactions to Subversive Leadership. Journal of Applied Biobehavioral Research. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1751-9861

Gavin, D. (2015). Power in the Corporate Boardroom: Development of the CEO Power Index. The Journal of Business and Economic Studies.

Gavin, D. (2015). Power in the Corporate Boardroom and Its Effect on Acquisitions and Divestitures. International Academy of Business and Economics, 15(1), 7-16.

Gavin, D. (2012). Power in the Corporate Boardroom: A New Dimension in Measuring Board Power. The Journal of Business and Economics Studies, Fall 2012.

Gavin, D., Gavin, J. (2011). The Jezebel Spirit: A Case Study in Subversive Leadership. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 1(18), 9-16. http://www.ijhssnet.com/archive/586.html

Melitski, J., Gavin, D., Gavin, J. (2010). Technology Adoption and Organizational Culture in Public Organizations. International Journal of Organization Theory and Behavior.

Melitski, J., Gavin, D., Gavin, J. (2008). Positive Organizational Behavior:  Creating competitive advantages through the healthy use of technology. International Journal of Organization Theory and Behavior.

Conference Proceedings

Purinton-Johnson, E., Czarniecki, I., Gavin, D. (2015). In Jake Zhu (Ed.), Classroom Consultants:  Pairing College Senior Consultants with Freshman Business Students (22nd ed.). ASBBS 23nd Annual Conference. asbbs.org

Klingenberg, B., Gavin, D. (2008). How to make it happen: process improvements in the book publishing industry. Annual Decision Sciences Institute Meeting 2008.


Selected Presentations

Gavin, J., Q. J. (Presenter & Author), Gavin, D., Research Seminar, "Crafting Safe Campuses," University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX. (March 8, 2017).

Gavin, D. (Presenter & Author), IABE-2016 Orlando, "CEO Power and Its Influence on Board of Director Power," International Academy of Business and Economics, Orlando, Florida. (March 21, 2016).

Gavin, D. (Presenter & Author), Gavin, J. (Presenter & Author), Synder, J. (Author Only), IABE-2016 Orlando, "Top Management Team Turbulence: Identifying Destructive Behaviors," International Academy of Business and Economics, Orlando, Florida. (March 21, 2016).

Gavin, D. (Presenter & Author), International Association of Business and Economics, "Power in the Corporate Boardroom and its Effect on Acquisitions and Divestitures," International Association of Business and Economics, Orlando, Florida. (March 2015).

Gavin, J., Gavin, D., DiMarco, A., International Association of Business and Economics Conference, "Natural roles: Uncovering your natural leadership abilities," International Association of Business and Economics, Orlando, FL. (March 2015).

Gavin, D. (Presenter & Author), International Association of Business and Economics, "Power in the Corporate Boardroom: Development of the CEO Power Index," International Association of Business and Economics, Orlando, Florida. (March 17, 2014).

Gavin, D. (Presenter & Author), Gavin, J. (Presenter & Author), Quick, J. C. (Author Only), International Association of Business and Economics, "Power Struggles Within The Top Management Team: An Empirical Examination Of Follower Reactions To Subversive Leadership," International Association of Business and Economics, Orlando, Florida. (March 17, 2014).

Gavin, D. (Panelist), Northeast Business and Economic Association, "Ethics in the Curriculum," Northeast Business and Economic Association, Bretton Woods, New Hampshire. (November 7, 2013).

Gavin, D. (Presenter & Author), Northeast Business and Economics Conference, "Power in the Corporate Boardroom: A New Dimension in Measuring Board Power," Northeast Business and Economics Association, Port Jefferson, New York. (October 27, 2012).

Gavin, D., Northeast Business and Economics Association, "Partnering with Industry," Philadelphia. Pennsylvania. (November 4, 2011).

Gavin, D., Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, ""Making It Real: Enhancing The Student's Learning Experience Through the Use of Video Games"," Charleston, North Carolina. (June 10, 2009).

Melitski, J. (Author Only), Gavin, D. (Presenter & Author), Gavin, J. (Author Only), American Society for Public Administration, "Organizational Culture and Technology Adoption in the Public Sector," American Society for Public Administration, Washington DC. (March 2008).

Klingenberg, B., Gavin, D., Eastern Academy of Management, ""A Case of Operations Management in the Publishing Industry: Balancing Schedules and Expenses"," Academy of Management. (May 2007).

Melitski, J. (Presenter & Author), Gavin, D., Gavin, J., American Society of Public Administration, ""Utilizing Technology to Strategically Create Positive Work Environments: A Positive Psychology Approach"," American Society of Public Administration, Washington DC. (March 2007).

Gavin, D., Coates, T., Society for Advancement of Management, ""RBV and the Entrepreneur"," Society for Advancement of Management, Orlando, Florida. (April 2006).


Awards and Honors

School of Management-Faculty of the Year Award