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Levallet, Nadege

Assistant Professor

Analytics and Information Systems Department
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PhD (Management Information Systems), Queen’s School of Business, Queen’s University, Ontario, Canada (2014)

MBA, Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 1999

Master equivalent, Grenoble Ecole de Management, Grenoble, France, 1999


Dr. Nadège Levallet holds a PhD in management information systems from the globally ranked Smith School of Business, Queen’s University in Canada and is a faculty member at Ohio University’s College of Business.  Her research focuses on the impacts that information systems have on organizational performance. Specifically, Dr. Levallet is interested in the role that information technology plays in enabling improvisation in organizations. She is also interested in the effects of information systems on knowledge management and organizational learning. Dr. Levallet’s work has been published in internationally renowned conference proceedings, including the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), the European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) and the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS).

Dr. Levallet was awarded Canada’s Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council research fellowship and a Smith School of Business D.D. Monieson fellowship for her PhD research. Prior to joining academia, Dr. Levallet spent more than a decade in progressive management positions in various private and public organizations, working as Manager, Centre for Research and Development, at Collège Boréal (Sudbury, Ontario); Internship and Coop Program Coordinator at Laurentian University’s Faculty of Management (Sudbury, Ontario); Account Manager at Bowe Bell and Howell (Toronto, Ontario); and Sales Service Manager at Canadian Bank Note Company (Ottawa, Ontario).

Professional Experience

Manager, Center for Research and Development, Collège Boréal (Sudbury, Canada)

Internship and Coop Program Coordinator, Laurentian University (Sudbury, Canada)

Account Manager, Böwe Bell and Howell (Toronto, Canada)

Sales Service Manager, Canadian Bank Note Company (Ottawa, Canada)

Research Interests

IT strategy and Dynamic Capabilities, Managerial Improvisation, Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management, IT Innovation

Selected Publications

Levallet N., and Chan, Y.E. (forthcoming). “Using digital capabilities to unleash the power of managerial improvisation”, MIS Quarterly Executive.

Finch, D, Peacock, M., Levallet N. and Foster W.M. (2016). “A dynamic capabilities view of employability: exploring the drivers of competitive advantage for university graduates”, Education + Training

Levallet, N. & Chan, Y.E. (2017). “Strategic improvisation capability: a research framework”, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Conference (ASAC), Montréal, QC.

Levallet, N. & Chan, Y.E. (2016). “Knowledge loss and retention: The paradoxical role of IT” in Success and Failures of Knowledge Management, edited by Jay Liebowitz, Elsevier.

Levallet, N. & Chan, Y.E. (2016). “IT capabilities and strategic improvisation: a multi-method investigation”, 22nd Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2016), San Diego, CA

Levallet, N. & Chan, Y.E. (2015). “Using IT to unleash the power of strategic improvisation”, 36th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2015), Fort Worth, TX

Co-advisor of Women in IS student association