Daniel Z. Levin

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Ph.D., Northwestern University; Organization Behavior
M.S., Northwestern University; Organizational Science
B.A., University of Pennsylvania; American History


Knowledge Transfer; Advice Seeking; Workplace Social Networks; Trust


Negotiations; Management Skills

Professor Levin’s research focuses on knowledge transfer and advice seeking, especially the role of social networks, relationships, dormant ties, and trust. He is particularly interested in which types of interpersonal work relationships are especially productive, such as trusted weak ties or reconnected dormant ties. Professor Levin has won several research awards (2002, 2014) as well as teaching awards (2002, 2011, 2014) from Rutgers Business School. He has also won a variety of best paper awards at the Academy of Management meetings (1997, 2002, 2014). Professor Levin has published articles in Academy of Management Executive, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of International Business Studies, Management Science, MIT Sloan Management Review, Organization Science, and elsewhere. Professor Levin teaches Negotiations, Organizational Behavior, and Management Skills. He received his Ph.D. in 1999 from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. Prior to entering academia, Professor Levin worked for a general management consulting firm.

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Business Insights

Rutgers Business School News

Job performance benefits from helping others, according to new research by Rutgers Business School professors

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Professor Neha Shah worked with her colleague Professor Daniel Levin, who also teaches management at Rutgers, and Professor Rob Cross at the McIntire School of Commerce to look into the understudied implications of providing help. They focused on situations where a person provided task-focused problem-solving assistance to others and whether they benefited – beyond reciprocity – in the process. More ›

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Rutgers Business School News

Access critical knowledge in overseas markets for free

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Research by Rutgers Business School professor Daniel Levin and Helena Barnard, an associate professor from the University of Pretoria in South Africa, shows that managers in emerging markets can benefit from interpersonal ties to more-developed countries. Personal contacts abroad can provide useful information and transfer critical knowledge for free. The enabler, of course, is new technology. More ›

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