"Global Strategy and MNC Capabilities."Lessard, Donald R., and D. Eleanor Westney. In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Business and Management, Oxford, UK: Oxford Research, Forthcoming. SSRN Preprint.
"Institutional Enablers of Energy System Transition: Lessons from Solar PV in Eight African Countries."Lessard, Donald R., Valerie J. Karplus, Ninad Rajpurkar, and Arun Singh. In Achieving Collective Ends with Limited Resources: Africa’s Struggle to Bridge the Infrastructure Gap, edited by Anne Stafford, Innocent Musonda, and Nuno A. P. Gil, Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming.
"Understanding the Impacts of Indirect Stakeholder Relationships - Stakeholder Value Network Analysis and Its Application to Large Engineering Projects."Lessard, Donald R., Wen Feng, Edward Crawley, Olivier de Weck, and Bruce Cameron. In Public-Private Partnerships for Infrastructure Development, edited by M.J. Garvin, Raymond Levitt, and Richard Scott, Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, Forthcoming.
Areas of Interest
- Global corporate strategy
- Major projects
- Current research: Dynamic capabilities in global strategy; Institutional and technical complexity in major projects; Risk and global strategy
- Academy of International Business (President 1995-1996, Dean of Fellows 2002-2005)
- Strategic Management Society
- Engineering Project Organization Society (EPOS)
Founding Advisor, Promethean Energy Corporation
Senior Advisor with the Brattle Group, with a focus on international finance and network industries.
Senior Advisor to projects on corporate foreign exchange risk management, international strategy and valuation, cross-currency pricing, international contract disputes/damage assessment, and performance of complex projects.