Research by

Professor Daniel Z. Levin
Management and Global Business Department
Rutgers Business School – Newark and New Brunswick
Rutgers University



"Dormant Ties: The Value of Reconnecting." (2011), Organization Science, 22(4), 923-939. Earlier version published in Best Papers Proceedings of the Academy of Management (2008).

"Reconnection Choices: Selecting the Most Valuable (vs. Most Preferred) Dormant Ties." (2015), Organization Science, 26(5), 1447-1465.

"The Power of Reconnection — How Dormant Ties Can Surprise You." (2011), MIT Sloan Management Review, 52(3), 45-50. Selected by editor in chief as one of their top ten articles of the year.

"The Strength of Weak Ties You Can Trust: The Mediating Role of Trust in Effective Knowledge Transfer." (2004), Management Science, 50(11), 1477-1490. Winner, 2002 Lawrence Erlbaum Best Paper Award, Academy of Management annual meetings.

"Relational Enhancement: How the Relational Dimension of Social Capital Can Unlock the Value of Network-Bridging Ties." (in press), Group & Organization Management.

"Performance Benefits from Providing Assistance In Networks: Relationships That Generate Learning." (in press), Journal of Management.

"Connections to Distant Knowledge: Interpersonal Ties Between More- and Less-Developed Countries." (2013), Journal of International Business Studies, 44(7), 676-698.

"Perceived Trustworthiness of Knowledge Sources: The Moderating Impact of Relationship Length." (2006), Journal of Applied Psychology, 91(5), 1163-1171. Winner, 2007 Bright Idea in Management Award. Earlier version published in Best Papers Proceedings of the Academy of Management (2004).

"The Role of Affect in Knowledge Transfer." (2010), Group Dynamics, 14(2), 123-142.

"Nurturing Interpersonal Trust in Knowledge-Sharing Networks." (2003), Academy of Management Executive, 17(4), 64-77. Finalist, 2003 Academy of Management Executive Best Paper Award.


"Technology Management Routines That Matter to Technology Managers." (2008), International Journal of Technology Management, 41(1/2), 22-37.


"Organizational Learning and the Transfer of Knowledge: An Investigation of Quality Improvement" (2000), Organization Science, 11(6), 630-647.

"Umbrella Advocates Versus Validity Police: A Life-Cycle Model." (1999), Organization Science, 10(2), 199-212.

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Last updated 11/10/2015