Kevin Dooley

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Associate Director
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Senior Sustainability Scientist
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Biography

Kevin J. Dooley is a Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management in the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, and a senior sustainability scientist in the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability. As chief scientist of The Sustainability Consortium, Dooley leads a global research team that works with more than 100 of the world’s largest retailers and manufacturers to develop tools that measure and track progress on critical product sustainability issues. The consortium’s tools are the basis of the Walmart Sustainability Index. He has published more than 100 research articles and co-authored an award-winning book "Organizational Change and Innovation Processes."

Professor Dooley has provided training or consultation for more than 200 companies in the areas of sustainability, supply chain management, quality, and technology and innovation. He is a member of the Sustainability and Social Responsibility Committee at the Institute of Supply Management and is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Supply Chain Management and Elementa: Science of the Anthropecene. 

Education

  • Ph.D. Mechnical Engineering, University of Illinois 1987
  • M.S. Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois 1984
  • B.S. Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois 1982

Research Interests

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Quality Management
  • Management of Technology and Innovation
  • Complex Systems
  • Sustainability
  • Text Analysis

Publications

Recent publications:

  • Dooley, K., Pathak, S., Kull, T., Wu, Z., Johnson, J., and Rabinovich, E. (2019), “Process network modularity, commonality, and greenhouse gas emissions,” Journal of Operations Management, 65(2): 93-113.
  • Johnson, J., Dooley, K., Hyatt, D., and Hutson, A. (2018), “Cross-sector relations in global supply chains: A social capital perspective,” Journal of Supply Chain Management, 54(2): 21-33.
  • Yan, T., Yang, Y., and Dooley, K. (2017), “A theory of supplier network-based innovation value,” Journal of Purchasing & Supply Management, 23(3): 153-162.
  • Choi, B-J., Raghu, T.S., Vinze, A., and Dooley, K. (2017), “Effectiveness of standards consortia: Social network perspectives,” Information Systems Frontiers, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10796-017-9759-x.
  • Cheon, S., Maltz, A., and Dooley, K. (2017), “The link between economic and environmental performance of the top ten US ports,” Maritime Policy and Management, 44(2): 227-247.
  • Dooley, K. (2016), “Using manifest content analysis in purchasing and supply management research,” Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, 22(4): 244-246.
  • Chen, Y-S., Dooley, K., and Rungtusanatham, M. (2016), “Using text analysis and process modeling to examine buyer-supplier relationship dissolution: The Ford-Firestone breakup,” Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, 22(4): 325-337.
  • Ugarte, M., Dooley, K., and Golden, J. (2016), “Lean versus green: The impact of lean logistics on greenhouse gas emissions in consumer goods supply chains,” Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, 22(2): 98-109.
  • Dooley, K., and Johnson, J. (2015), “Product category-level sustainability measurement: The Sustainability Consortium’s approach to materiality and indicators,” Journal of Industrial Ecology, 19(3): 337-339.
  • Dooley, K. (2014), “The whole chain”, Science, 244(6188): 1108.
  • Kull, T., Oke, A., and Dooley, K. (2014), “Supplier selection behavior under uncertainty: Contextual and cognitive effects on risk perception and choice,” Decision Sciences, 45(3): 467-505.
  • Tate, W., Ellram, L., and Dooley, K. (2014), “The impact of transaction costs and institutional pressure on supplier environmental practices”, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, 44(5): 353-372.
  • Yan, T., and Dooley, K. (2014), “Buyer-Supplier collaboration quality in new product development projects,” J. of Supply Chain Management, 50(2): 59-83.

Research Activity

Courses

Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 587Project Management
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
ASU 140-WPCProMod
SOS 493Honors Thesis
SCM 493Honors Thesis
SCM 581Mgmt of Technology/Innovation
MGT 591Seminar
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 492Honors Directed Study
SCM 581Mgmt of Technology/Innovation
SCM 591Seminar
BUS 593Applied Project
SOS 594Conference and Workshop
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 587Project Management
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
ASU 140-WPCProMod
SCM 493Honors Thesis
SCM 587Project Management
SOS 592Research
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ASU 140-WPCProMod
SCM 581Mgmt of Technology/Innovation
SCM 584Internship
SCM 591Seminar
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 587Project Management
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ASU 140-WPCProMod
ASU 240-WPCProMod
SCM 587Project Management
SOS 592Research
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ASU 140-WPCProMod
ASU 240-WPCProMod
SCM 581Mgmt of Technology/Innovation
SCM 584Internship
SCM 591Seminar
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 587Project Management
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ASU 140-WPCProMod
SOS 592Research
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ASU 140-WPCProMod
SOS 492Honors Directed Study
SCM 581Mgmt of Technology/Innovation
SCM 594Conference and Workshop
SOS 792Research
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 493Honors Thesis
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 492Honors Directed Study
SCM 581Mgmt of Technology/Innovation
SOS 792Research

Honors/Awards

  • Biography published: Eoyang, G. (2017), Kevin J. Dooley: Complexity  Simple and Useful, in The Palgrave Handbook of Organizational Change Thinkers, D. Szabla, W. Pasmore, M. Barnes, and A. Gipson (eds.), p 435-450, London: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Winner of Best Theoretical Research Paper, 2017 Decision Sciences Conference, Washington, D.C. (Behravesh, S-A., Kinicki, A., Basile, G., and Dooley, K., Uncovering sustainable business practice bundles.)
  • Winner of Best Student Paper, OSCM Division, 2016 Academy of Management Conference, Anaheim, CA. (Golara, S., and Dooley, K., The influence of manufacturing services on innovation).
  • In 2015 ASU highlighted The Sustainability Consortium as one of the exemplars of the New American University in a film produced for the Arizona Board of Regents.
  • Wrote an invited editorial about sustainable supply chains for Science in 2014.
  • Scientific American named the research project I was managing one of the Top Ten World Changing Ideas in 2012.
  • Identified as 8th most impactful business faculty in world in 2010 by an Editorial by the journal Technovation (22: 2012).
  • Associate Editor Appreciation Award (2010): Journal of Supply Chain Management.
  • Associate Editor Appreciation Award (2009): Journal of Supply Chain Management.
  • Best Reviewer Award (2008): Journal of Operations Management.
  • Finalist for the Harold E. Fearon Best Paper Award (2008): Azadegan A., Dooley K., Carter J., and Carter P. Supplier innovativeness, learning contingencies and manufacturer performance: An organizational learning perspective, Journal of Supply Chain Management, 44 (4): 14-35.
  • Associate Editor Appreciation Award (2008): Journal of Supply Chain Management.
  • Best Book Award (2001), International Communication Association, Organizational Communication Division: Poole, M., Van de Ven, A., Dooley, K., and M Holmes (2000), Organizational Change and Innovation Processes: Theory and Methods for Research, Oxford Press

Editorships

Journal Editorial Staff

  • Elementa: Science of the Anthropecene 
  • Journal of Business Logistics
  • Journal of Supply Chain Management
  • Nonlinear Dynamics, Psychology, and Life Sciences

Professional Associations

Trustee, Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology & Life Sciences (2002-present) Member, Institute of Supply Management Sustainability Committee (2013-present) Member

Service

  • Trustee, Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology & Life Sciences
  • Member, Institute of Supply Management Sustainability Committee
  • Member, Product Stewardship Institute Advisory Board
  • The Sustainability Consortium, Chief Scientist
  • Business Sustainability Degree/WPC ProMod Coordinator
  • Complex Adaptive Supply Networks Research Accelerator, Co-Director
  • SCM Personnel Committee, Chair
  • SCM Ph.D. Committee
  • ASU Sustainable Coffee Challenge Representative
  • ASU Cold Water Saves Initiative Representative

Graduate Faculties / Mentoring History

Ph.D.

  • Sina Golara, Product-Service Bundles in the Manufacturing Sector, 2018.
  • Shirley-Ann Behravesh, Uncovering Relationships between Sustainable Business Practice Bundles, Organizational Culture, and Performance, 2017.
  • Tingting Yan, Communication, Goals and Collaboration in Buyer-Supplier Joint Product Design, 2011.
  • Marco Ugarte, Energy and Carbon Dioxide Impacts from Lean Logistics and Retailing Systems: A Discrete-event Simulation Approach for the Consumer Goods Industry, 2011.
  • Arash Azadegan, Supplier Innovation and the Impact of Orgnizational Learning, 2008.
  • Marcos Primo, Supply Failure and Recovery Incidents in Business-to-Business Exchanges, 2003.
  • Carlos Alsua, Psychological Empowerment and Goal Orientation, 2002.
  • Anand Subra, "Assessing Maturity and Best Practices in New Product Development," 2000.
  • Robert Monson, "The Contribution or Personality Traits And Context to the Career Success of Project Managers," 1999.
  • Daniel Rand, "Modeling and Experimentation for Multi-Response Optimization," 1998.
  • Mike Usrey, Defining and Measuring Software Quality, 1997.
  • David Bush, "Creativity in Real-World Engineering Design," 1997.
  • Sylvia Stevenson, "A Risk Analysis Methodology for an Advanced Intelligent Telecommunications Network," 1995.
  • Xiaohe Liu, "Process Knowledge Base for Continuous Process Improvement," 1992.
  • Yuan Guo, "A Decision Support System for Enhanced Evaluation of Quality," 1991.
  • Farzad Mahmoodi, "An Investigation of Dynamic Group Scheduling and Releasing  Heuristics in Cellular Manufacturing", 1988.

Work History

Arizona State University (1997-present) Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management (2003-present) Senior Sustainability Scientist, School of Sustainability (2010-present) Professor of Management, Professor of Industrial Engineering (1997-2003) The Sustainability Consortium (2008-present) Roles as Academic Director, Executive Co-Director, and Chief Scientist Co-founder and CEO, Crawdad Technologies (2002-2013) University of Minnesota (1987-97) Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering (1992-97) Assistant Professor (1987-92) Director, Industrial Engineering Program (1993-97)