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Dr. dt ogilvie

Professor

Department of Management
Saunders College of Business

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Dr. dt ogilvie

Professor

Department of Management
Saunders College of Business

Education

BA, Oberlin College; MBA, Southern Methodist University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Bio

Dr. dt ogilvie is a Distinguished Professor of Urban Entrepreneurship and former Dean and Professor of Business Strategy at Saunders College of Business at the Rochester Institute of Technology. She is the Founder of the Center for Urban Entrepreneurship (CUE) and recently assumed the position of Chair of Board of Advisors of CUE. Dr. ogilvie is formerly Professor of Business Strategy & Urban Entrepreneurship at Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick. She was Founding Director of The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship & Economic Development (CUEED) and Founding Director of the Scholarship Training and Enrichment Program (STEP), which helps underprepared incoming freshmen succeed at Rutgers Business School. Dr. ogilvie has published in top journals and five of her research papers have been recognized with research awards. Her research interests include strategic decision making and the use of creativity to enhance business and battlefield decision making and applying complexity theory to strategy and creativity; executive leadership strategies of multicultural women executives; women in the executive suite; assessing environmental dimensions; strategic thinking in the 21st century; cognition and strategic decision making; and entrepreneurship and economic development of urban cities.

585-475-2046

Areas of Expertise

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Invited Article/Publication
ogilvie, d., (2018). Boom or bust: demystifying Trump's deplorable economics.. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal. 37. 63-87.
Kirkman, D., Simms, S., & ogilvie, d. (2016). An Examination of Cluster and Non-Cluster Firms' Knowledge-Based Activities. International Journal of Innovation Management. 20. .
Cummings, S., Bilton, C., & ogilvie, d. (2015). Toward a New Understanding of Creative Dynamics: From One-Size-Fits-All Models to Multiple and Dynamic Forms of Creativity. Technology Innovation Management Review. 5. 14-24.
Kirkman, D., & ogilvie, d. (2014). An Examination of Entrepreneurial Orientation in Dedicated Biotechnology Firms: Context Matters. Organization Management Journal. 11. 84-100.
Post, C., Schneer, J., Reitman, F., & ogilvie, d. (2013). Pathways to Retirement: A Career Stage Analysis of Retirement Age Expectations. Human Relations. . .
ogilvie, d., (2011). Social Entrepreneurship at Home and Abroad. BizEd Magazine. . .
Jiao, H., ogilvie, d., & Cui, Y. (2010). An Empirical Study of Mechanisms to Enhance Entrepreneurs' Capabilities through Entrepreneurial Learning in an Emerging Market. The Journal of Chinese Entrepreneurship. . .
ogilvie, d., & Simms, S. (2009). The Impact of Creativity Training on an Accounting Negotiation. Group Decision and Negotiation. . .
ogilvie, d., (2008). Guest Column: How African American Women Lead. DiversityInc.. . .
Liedtka, J., & ogilvie, d. (2007). Editors' Note- Special Issue: Design and Business. Journal of Business Strategy. . .
Lucas, L., & ogilvie, d. (2006). Things Are Not Always What They Seem: How Reputation, Culture, and Incentives Influence Knowledge Transfer. The Learning Organization: An International Journal. . .
Lucas, L., & ogilvie, d. (2005). The Evolution of Organizations' Search Strategies for Knowledge. International Journal of Information Technology and Management. . .
Hough, J., & ogilvie, d. (2005). An Empirical Test of Cognitive Style and Strategic Decision Outcomes. Journal of Management Studies. . .
ogilvie, d., & Vernon, H. (2005). Editors' Note- Outstanding Papers from the Eastern Academy of Management and Eastern Academy of Management- International Conferences. Group & Organization Management. . .
ogilvie, d., (2004). Is your MBA degree worth it?. National Black MBA Association Online Newsletter. . .
ogilvie, d., (2002). A fresh approach- Kmart strayed from success by making classic mistakes. Now it must reinvent itself once again if it wants to survive.. The Star-Ledger. . .
ogilvie, d., (1998). Creative Action as a Dynamic Strategy: Using Imagination to Improve Strategic Solutions in Unstable Environments. Journal of Business Research. . .
Beyer, J., Chattopadhyay, P., George, E., Glick, W., & ogilvie, d. (1997). The Selective Perception of Managers Revisited. Academy of Management Journal. . .
Ford, C., & ogilvie, d. (1997). An Action-Based Approach to Business Education. Career Development International. . .
Parker, P., & ogilvie, d. (1996). Gender, culture, and leadership: Toward a culturally distinct model of African American women executives' leadership strategies. Leadership Quarterly. . .
Ford, C., & ogilvie, d. (1996). The Role of Creative Action in Organizational Learning and Change. Journal of Organizational Change Management. . .
ogilvie, d., (1995). Profiting from a PhD.. The Bottom Line. . .
ogilvie, d., (1995). Any Expert Can Teach. Or Can She?. The Teaching Scholar. . .
ogilvie, d., & Fitzsimmons, J. (1990). Should Your Global Strategy Include China?. Business Perspectives. 4. 16-19.
Full Length Book
(2017). Technology Entrepreneurship - Insights in New Technology-Based Firms, Research Spin-Offs and Corporate Environments. Landoni, M., & ogilvie, d.
(2011). Cognition and Strategic Management: Rethinking Internationalization Strategies. ogilvie, d., & Hough, J.
(2006). Research Methodology in Strategy and Management, Vol. 3. Miller, C., ogilvie, d., & Glick, W.
(2005). Innovating Strategy Processes. Fabian, F., & ogilvie, d.
(1999). Out-of-the-box Leadership: Transforming the 21st Century Army and Other Top-performing Organizations. ogilvie, d., & Hauge, F.
(1996). Career Paths for Management. ogilvie, d.,
Book Chapter
(2017). How technology travels from old to new firms: The role of employees' entrepreneurship in technology ventures. Technology Entrepreneurship - Insights in New Technology-Based Firms, Research Spin-Offs and Corporate Environments. Landoni, M., & ogilvie, d.
(2011). Strategic decisions and cognitive style-A non-US perspective. Cognition and Strategic Management: Rethinking Internationalization Strategies. ogilvie, d., & Hough, J.
(2006). Assessing the external environment: An enrichment of the archival tradition. Research Methodology in Strategy and Management, Vol. 3. Miller, C., ogilvie, d., & Glick, W.
(2005). Strategy as Art: Using a Creative Action-Based Model for Strategy Formulation. Innovating Strategy Processes. Fabian, F., & ogilvie, d.
(1999). Decision Making Requirements for Future Organizational Leaders: A Creative Action-Based Approach. Out-of-the-box Leadership: Transforming the 21st Century Army and Other Top-performing Organizations. ogilvie, d., & Hauge, F.
(1996). Session on Creativity in Management Decision Making. Career Paths for Management. ogilvie, d.,
Invited Keynote/Presentation
ogilvie, d., (2017). Boom or Bust? Demystifying Trump's Deplorable Economics. Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
Miles, D., ogilvie, d., Blount, I., & Cooper, C. (2016). Applied Statistics and Marketing Research: A Marketing Study on Business Markets and Segments with Different Business Ventures.. Academy of Business Research Spring 2016 Conference.
Smith, D., Blount, I., & ogilvie, d. (2014). Homophily Matters: The Impact of Minority Group Homophily on the Performance of MBEs. Academy of Management Conference-August.
Slepian, J., Tyson, D., Cox, L., & ogilvie, d. (2013). Diversities We Live: A Conversation among African and American HR Practitioners and Business Leaders.. Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
ogilvie, d., (2013). The Routinization of Imagination in Entrepreneurial Decision Making.. Academy of Management Annual Meering.
ogilvie, d., (1999). African American Women: Outsiders within Research on Leadership and Power Strategies. Power, Practice, Agency: Working Papers from the Women in the Public Sphere Seminar 1997-1998.
Published Conference Proceedings
ogilvie, d., (2017). Boom or Bust? Demystifying Trump's Deplorable Economics. Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
Miles, D., ogilvie, d., Blount, I., & Cooper, C. (2016). Applied Statistics and Marketing Research: A Marketing Study on Business Markets and Segments with Different Business Ventures.. Academy of Business Research Spring 2016 Conference.
Smith, D., Blount, I., & ogilvie, d. (2014). Homophily Matters: The Impact of Minority Group Homophily on the Performance of MBEs. Academy of Management Conference-August.
Smith, D., Blount, I., & ogilvie, d. (2014). Homophily Matters: The Impact of Minority Group Homophily on the Performance of MBEs. Academy of Management Conference-August.
ogilvie, d., (2013). The Routinization of Imagination in Entrepreneurial Decision Making.. Academy of Management Annual Meering.
Slepian, J., Tyson, D., Cox, L., & ogilvie, d. (2013). Diversities We Live: A Conversation among African and American HR Practitioners and Business Leaders.. Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
Post, C., Schneer, J., Reitman, F., & ogilvie, d. (2011). Career Stage Differences in the Pathways to Retirement: Predictors of Expected Retirement Age at Mid and Late Career Stages. Eastern Academy of Management 2011 Annual Meeting.
Schneer, J., Reitman, F., Post, C., & ogilvie, d. (2009). Managerial Career Success: A Gender Comparison in the 21st Century. Eastern Academy of Management.
Schneer, J., Reitman, F., Post, C., & ogilvie, d. (2009). Gender, family structure, employment gaps, and career success: A longitudinal study of career paths of men and women MBAs. 2009 International Conference on Gender and Diversity in Organizations.
Rasheed, H., & ogilvie, d. (2007). Strategic Foresight: Art or Science?. 2007 Eastern Academy of Management-International Conference on Managing in a Global Economy XII.
Simms, S., & ogilvie, d. (2007). Resolving the Causal Ambiguity Paradox: Improvisation, Intuition, and Sustainable Competitive Advantage. 2007 Eastern Academy of Management-International Conference on Managing in a Global Economy XII.
Rasheed, H., & ogilvie, d. (2006). Decision Support Systems Brainstorming: Using Bisociative Thinking for New Ideas. 2006 Annual Meeting of the Southeast Decision Sciences Institute.
Fabian, F., & ogilvie, d. (2002). Using Technology to Enhance Creative Actions in Decision Making. Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences.
ogilvie, d., & Lucas, L. (1999). African American Women Executives' Power Strategies: The Play for Power by Powerless People. International Eastern Academy of Management Conference.
ogilvie, d., & Hauge, F. (1999). Strategic Decision Making int he Face of 21st Century Technology. International Conference of the Decision Sciences Institute.
ogilvie, d., (1999). The Human Element: Creativity and Spirit. Third Annual Managing the Complex Conference.
ogilvie, d., (1999). Strategy and Creative Action: A Complex Theory Perspective. 14th Texas Conference on Organizations.
Lucas, L., & ogilvie, d. (1999). Inter-Unit Knowledge Transfer in Multinational Corporations. 1999 Academy of Management Mid-Year Conference on Organizational Learning.
Lucas, L., & ogilvie, d. (1998). The Impact of Culture on Organizational Learning. 13th Annual Texas Conference on Organizations.
ogilvie, d., Lucas, L., & Santoro, M. (1998). An Evolutionary Approach to Corporate Social Responsibility in a Dynamic and Changing Environment. International Association for Business and Society 1998 Proceedings Ninth Annual Conference.
ogilvie, d., (1998). Creative Action at the Edge of Chaos: Complexity, Creativity and Strategy. The Annual Colloquium on Complex Systems and the Management of Organizations.
ogilvie, d., & Hauge, F. (1998). Strategic Decision Making: A Creative Action-Based Approach, Fifty-eight Annual Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings. Fifty-eight Annual Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings. Academy of Management Annual Conference..
ogilvie, d., & McDaniel, R. (1998). Creativity from Complexity: An Organizational Perspective. The Annual Colloquium on Complex Systems and the Management of Organizations.
ogilvie, d., (1996). Creative Action as a Dynamic Strategy: Using Imagination to Improve Strategic Solutions in Unstable Environments. SEMS 1st International Conference on the Dynamics of Strategy.
Sly, S., & ogilvie, d. (1996). Control in the Post-Modern Organization. 11th Texas Conference on Organizations.
ogilvie, d., (1995). Using Imagination to Improve Strategic Solutions in Unstable Environments. Eastern Academy of Management.
ogilvie, d., & Greene, P. (1995). Resource Based Decision Making in the Microbusiness. 10th Annual Texas Conference on Organizations.

Currently Teaching

MGMT-215
3 Credits
As an introductory course in managing and leading organizations, this course provides an overview of human behavior in organizations at the individual, group, and organizational level with an emphasis on enhancing organizational effectiveness. Topics include: individual differences, work teams, motivation, communication, leadership, conflict resolution, organizational culture, and organizational change.
MGMT-560
3 Credits
A capstone course drawing upon major business functions—accounting, finance, marketing, operations management, and organizational theory and how strategic managers integrate functional theories and concepts to create competitive advantage. The course provides an integrated perspective of business organizations toward the achievement of enhanced profitability and a sustainable competitive advantage. Topics include the analysis of business environments, industry attractiveness, and competitive dynamics. Students learn how to formulate and implement effective business-level, corporate-level, and global strategies using theories, cases and a simulation.

In the News

  • September 19, 2018

    Three people pose for a photo holding dt ogilvie's, center, plaque she received for the Trailblazer Award.

    Business professor earns Trailblazer Award

    Distinguished Professor of Urban Entrepreneurship dt ogilvie has been given the Trailblazer Award by The PhD Project Management Doctoral Student Association for her scholarly contribution to the field of management and her mentoring of faculty and doctoral students.