Daniel J McCarthy

Co-director of the Center; Alan S. McKim and Richard A. D'Amore Distinguished Professor of Global Management and Innovation

Prof. Daniel J. McCarthy is the Alan S. McKim and Richard A. D’Amore Distinguished Professor of Global Management and Innovation at the College of Business Administration, Northeastern University, Boston, USA. He is cofounder and codirector of the Northeastern’s highly ranked High-Technology MBA program. He has been a member of the editorial board of The Academy of Management Executive, and has more than 90 publications, including four editions of Business Policy and Strategy, as well as Business and Management in Russia, The Russian Capitalist Experiment, and Corporate Governance in Russia.

Prof. McCarthy is the lead director of Clean Harbors, Inc., and has consulted in the US and Europe for more than 40 companies. Early in his career, he was president and cofounder of Computer Environments Corporation and served as a director on its board, as well as the board of its sister company, Time Share Corporation, and other private company and nonprofit boards. Professor McCarthy is a Fellow at the Davis Center for Russian Studies at Harvard University.  Professor McCarthy holds AB and MBA degrees from Dartmouth College and a DBA from Harvard University.

Recent publications:

  • Puffer, Sheila M., and McCarthy, Daniel J. (2011) Two decades of Russian business and management research: An institutional theory perspective. Academy of Management Perspectives. 25(2), 21–36.
  • McCarthy, D., Puffer, S., Darda, S. V. (2010). Convergence in entrepreneurial leadership style: Evidence from Russia. California Management Review, 52(4), 48–72.
  • Puffer, S., McCarthy, D., Boisot, M. (2010). Entrepreneurship in Russia and China: The impact of formal institutional voids. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 34(3), 441–467.