SOAS University of London

School of Finance and Management

Dr Orly Levy

PhD (U. of Wisconsin-Madison)
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Overview

Orly Levy
School of Finance and Management

Reader in International Management

Name:
Dr Orly Levy
Email address:
Telephone:
020 7898 4821
Office No:
529
Academic Support Hours:
Tuesday 3-5 or by email appointment

Biography

Orly Levy is a Reader in International Management.  She received her PhD in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She conducts research on multinational corporations and transnational networks, focusing on global mindset and cosmopolitan disposition, transnational social capital and cultural capital, power and politics in multinational corporations, and transcultural brokerage.  Her research has been published in leading journals, including Journal of Management, Journal of International Business Studies, Human Relations, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and Sloan Management Review. It was also featured in the international press, including in Forbes, Forbes India, Forbes China, and Financial Post.

In 2017, Orly became an appointed member of Innovation Caucus to provide thought leadership to Innovate UK and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) on bridging between people and ideas across cultural and national boundaries. She has been a co-Principal Investigator on a major National Science Foundation (NSF) research grant focusing on organizational culture and HRM practices in multinational corporations headquartered in Australia, Japan, the United States.

For her work, she has received multiple awards, including winner of the Emerald Award for Excellence, finalist for the Academy of Management Newman Best Dissertation Award, winner of the Managerial and Organizational Cognition Division Best Dissertation Award, nominee for the Academy of Management Dexter Award for Best International Paper, and winner of the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management Best Paper Award. Her publication on global mindset (Journal of International Business Studies, 2007) is among the Top 10 Most Cited Articles on Global Leadership.

Orly has extensive international experience and she has worked and conducted research in diverse  cultural settings, including Australia, China, India, Israel, Japan, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Turkey, the UK and the United States. 

Teaching

Publications

Articles

Levy, Orly and Jonsen, Karsten and Peiperl, Maury and Bouquet, Cyril and Humbert, Anne Laure (2020) 'Determinants of transnational social capital: opportunity–investment–ability perspective'. The International Journal of Human Resource Management. [Forthcoming]

Levy, Orly and Lee, Hyun-Jung and Jonsen, Karsten and Peiperl, Maury A. (2019) 'Transcultural Brokerage: The Role of Cosmopolitans in Bridging Structural and Cultural Holes'. Journal of Management, (45) 2, pp 417-450.

Levy, Orly and Reiche, B Sebastian (2018) 'The politics of cultural capital: Social hierarchy and organizational architecture in the multinational corporation'. Human Relations, (71) 6, pp 867-894.

Levy, Orly and Peiperl, Maury A. and Jonsen, Karsten (2016) 'Cosmopolitanism in a Globalized World: An Interdisciplinary Perspective'. Advances in Global Leadership, (9), pp 281-323.

Bouquet, Cyril and Barsoux, Jean-Louise and Levy, Orly (2015) 'The Perils of Attention from Headquarters'. MIT Sloan Management Review, (56) 2, pp 16-18.

Levy, Orly and Taylor, Sully and Boyacigiller, Nakiye A and Bodner, Todd E and Peiperl, Maury A and Beechler, Schon (2015) 'Perceived senior leadership opportunities in MNCs: The effect of social hierarchy and capital'. Journal of International Business Studies, (46) 3, pp 285-307.

Bouquet, Cyril and Barsoux, Jean-Louis and Levy, Orly (2015) 'Los peligros de llamar la atención de las sedes centrales'. Harvard Deusto Business Review, (243), pp 64-73.

Levy, Orly and Beechler, Schon and Taylor, Sully and Boyacigiller, Nakiye A. (2015) 'Global Mindset'. Wiley Encyclopedia of Management, pp 1-4.

Peiperl, Maury and Levy, Orly and Sorell, Michael (2014) 'Cross-Border Mobility of Self-Initiated and Organizational Expatriates'. International Studies of Management & Organization, (44) 3, pp 44-65.

Levy, Orly and Peiperl, Maury and Bouquet, Cyril (2013) 'Transnational social capital: A conceptualization and research instrument'. International Journal of Cross Cultural Management, (13) 3, pp 319-338.

Levy, Orly and Taylor, Sully and Boyacigiller, Nakiye A. (2010) 'On the Rocky Road to Strong Global Culture'. MIT Sloan Management Review, (51) 4, pp 20-22.

Taylor, Sully and Levy, Orly and Boyacigiller, Nakiye A. and Beechler, Schon (2008) 'Employee commitment in MNCs: Impacts of organizational culture, HRM and top management orientations'. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, (19) 4, pp 501-527.

LEVY, O and TAYLOR, S and BOYACIGILLER, N and BEECHLER, S (2007) 'Global Mindset: A Review and Proposed Extensions'. Advances in International Management, (19), pp 11-47.

Levy, Orly and Beechler, Schon and Taylor, Sully and Boyacigiller, Nakiye A (2007) 'What we talk about when we talk about ‘global mindset’: Managerial cognition in multinational corporations'. Journal of International Business Studies, (38) 2, pp 231-258.

Levy, Orly (2005) 'The influence of top management team attention patterns on global strategic posture of firms'. Journal of Organizational Behavior, (26) 7, pp 797-819.

Beechler, Schon and Levy, Orly and Taylor, Sully and Boyaçigiller, Nakiye (2004) 'Does it really matter if Japanese MNCs think globally? The impact of employees’ perceptions on their attitudes'. Japanese Firms in Transition : Responding to the Globalization Challenge, pp 265-292.

Book Chapters

Jonsen, Karsten and Levy, Orly and Toegel, Ina and Van Zanten, Josefine (2020) 'The role of inclusion in responsible global leadership'. In: Mendenhall, Mark E. and Žilinskaitė, Milda and Stahl, Günter K. and Clapp-Smith, Rachel, (eds.), Responsible Global Leadership: Dilemmas, Paradoxes, and Opportunities. New York: Routledge.

Beechler, Schoon and Levy, Orly and Taylor, Sully and Boyacigiller, Nakiye (2008) 'Global mind-set'. In: Wankel, Charles, (ed.), The Handbook of 21st Century Management. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, pp 178-189.

Boyacigiller, N. and Beechler, S. and Taylor, S. and Levy, Orly (2004) 'The crucial yet elusive Global Mindset'. In: Lane, H. and Maznevski, M. and Mendenhall, M., (eds.), The Blackwell Handbook of Global Management. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishers, pp 81-93.

Conference Items

Levy, Orly and Peiperl, Maury and Bouquet, Cyril (2010) 'Experiential and competency determinants of transnational social capital. In L. A. Toombs (Ed.), Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings (CD), ISSN 1543-8643.' In: Academy of Management, August 2010, Montréal.

Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs

Levy, Orly (2020) Why world leaders have a global blindset when it comes to Covid-19.

Levy, Orly and Taylor, Sully and Boyacigiller, Nakiye A. (2010) 如何构建强势全球性企业文化?(How to build a strong global corporate culture?).

Levy, Orly and Taylor, Sully and Boyacigiller, Nakiye A. (2010) Global expansion dilutes winning corporate cultures.

Levy, Orly and Taylor, Sully and Boyacigiller, Nakiye A. (2010) On the rocky road to strong global culture.

 

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