Dr. Dave Luvison

Dave Luvison

Executive in Residence - Management and International Business


Sellinger Hall 206


Dr. Dave Luvison holds the rank of Executive in Residence in the Sellinger School of Business and Management at Loyola University Maryland and is a Fulbright Specialist. He earned his doctorate of business administration from the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University.

His research and applied interests lie in the areas of inter-organizational collaboration and strategic alliances.  Prior to entering teaching, Dave accumulated over 20 years of hands-on experience managing alliances, building alliance programs and consulting to firms in the area of alliance management.  He holds a Certified Strategic Alliance Professional (CSAP) level certification from The Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals (ASAP), was one of the editors of The ASAP Handbook of Alliance Management: A Practitioner’s Guide, and has written the official review courses for both levels of the association’s certification exams.  He also serves as a faculty member for the American Management Association, where he authored three courses on strategic alliances.  His academic research has been published in Group and Organization Management, The International Journal of Strategic Business Alliances, Management Decision, and The Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship, as well as various edited books.


2011  DBA, Management, Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
2008  CSAP (Certified Strategic Alliance Professional), Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals, Canton, MA.
1976  MBA, Finance, Miami University, Oxford, OH.
1973  BA, cum laude, English Literature/Education, John Carroll University, University Heights, OH.

Key Publications

de Man, A. P., & Luvison, D. (2019). Collaborative business models: Aligning and operationalizing alliances. Business Horizons, 62(4), 473-482.

Luvison, D., & Cummings, J. L. (2017). Decisions at the boundary: Role conflict and alliance manager behaviors. Group & Organization Management, 42(2), 279-309.

Luvison, D., & Cummings, J. L. (2015).  Assessing the impact of psychological processes on leader alliance performance expectations and alliance structuring.  International Journal of Strategic Business Alliances, 4(2/3), 93-115.

Luvison, D., & de Man, A. P.  (2015).  Firm performance and alliance capability: The mediating role of culture.  Management Decision, 53(7), 1581-1600.

de Man, A. P., & Luvison, D.  (2014).  Sense-making’s role in creating alliance supportive organizational cultures. Management Decision, 52(2), 259-277.

Luvison, D., & Marks, M. A.  (2013). Team coordination in strategic alliances: Identifying conditions that reduce team willingness to cooperate. International Journal of Strategic Business Alliances, 3(1), 1-22.

de Man, A. P., & Luvison, D. (2012). Heeft uw organisatie een alliantiecultuur? Holland Management Review, (142), 50-55.

Luvison, D., de Man, A. P., & Pearson, J. (2011). Building an alliance culture: Lessons from Quintiles. In T. K. Das (Ed.), Behavioral perspectives in strategic alliances (pp. 51-81). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Marks, M. A., & Luvison, D. (2011). Product launch and strategic alliance multiteam systems. In S. J. Zaccaro, M. A. Marks & L. A. DeChurch (Eds.), Multiteam systems: An organizational form for dynamic and complex environments (pp. 33-52). New York: Routledge / Taylor & Francis.

Luvison, D., & Bendixen, M. (2011). A theory of the outsourcing firm. In F. J. Contractor, V. Kumar, S. K. Kundu & T. Pedersen (Eds.), Outsourcing and offshoring of business activities (pp. 73-104). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Luvison, D., & Bendixen, M. (2010). The behavioral consequences of outsourcing: Looking through the lens of paradox.  Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship, 15(4), 28-52.

Luvison, D. (2009).  Alliance management at Eli Lilly: Lessons on how alliance capability contributes to sustainable advantage.  Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship, 14(3), 120-141.