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Does Regulating Banks' Corporate Governance Help? A Review of the Empirical Evidence 

Date: 03/03/2018 Author(s): Ormazábal, Gaizka; Duro, Miguel Document type: Chapter The financial crisis of 2007-2008 fueled the idea that corporate governance in the financial sector urgently needed reform. The perception that poor corporate governance was a primary cause of the breakdown of the financial markets prompted extensive regulatory actions around the world. However, whether and how regulating banks' corporate governance ... More information  


Date: 10/2017 Author(s): Estrada, Javier Document type: Prólogo del libro "Cómo invertir en fondos de inversiòn con sentido común" de John C. Bogle. More information  

Connecting Across Cultures: An Empirical Examination of Multicultural Individuals as Global Leaders 

Date: 08/2017 Author(s): Shakir, Farah Yasmine; Lee, Yih-Teen Document type: Chapter Global leadership involves the ability to connect with individuals from different cultures. Connecting is an actionable process that creates mutual understanding, positive feeling and a common approach to collaborate. Forming interpersonal connections can be an effective way for global leaders to cut across cultural differences, as it is based on a ... More information  

How to Make Things Happen 

Date: 16/07/2017 Author(s): Muñoz-Seca, Beatriz Document type: Book This book offers models and frameworks to analyze your service delivery systems as a whole. It presents the framework to solve customer problems by delivering the right knowledge at the right time to the right place and take advantage of the efficiency that technology and algorithms offer. Why do so many brilliant plans fail to deliver in practice? ... More information   Read related article

Strategy and Geopolitics 

Date: 07/07/2017 Author(s): Rosenberg, Mike Document type: Book Large western companies are accelerating their expansion into emerging economies, while relying on oversimplified frameworks to make decisions and complex matrix organizations to make things happen. When critical events do happen (such as terrorist attacks or civil wars), senior executives and the companies they lead are often taken by surprise. As ... More information   Read related article

Entrepreneurship in Middle East and North Africa: A bibliometric Analysis 

Date: 07/2017 Author(s): Berbegal Miraben, Jasmina; Alegre, Inés; Ribeiro-Soriano, D. Document type: Chapter Bibliometrics is an important field of information science that allows the study of bibliographic material quantitatively. Using bibliometric techniques, this chapter offers an overview of entrepreneurship research in the Middle East and North Africa region. Using the Web of Science and Scopus databases, we identify the most relevant research in this ... More information  

Why would you ever want to become an academic entrepreneur? 

Date: 07/2017 Author(s): Berbegal Miraben, Jasmina; Gil, Dolors; Alegre, Inés Document type: Chapter Entrepreneurship is usually highly associated with the business world. Entrepreneurs though, are also present in Academia. Traditionally, entrepreneurship in the academic environment has been operationalized in the form spin-offs. Nevertheless, entrepreneurial behavior in the academic arena embraces a wider range of activities like consultancy, university-industry ... More information  

Mergers and Acquisitions Revisited: The Role of Business Model Relatedness 

Date: 28/06/2017 Author(s): Sohl, Timo; Vroom, Govert Document type: Chapter While the literature on corporate strategy has typically focused on examining diversification along the industry and geographical market dimensions, this study seeks to supplement previous research by introducing the concept of business model as a new way of thinking about diversification. Specifically, by integrating the literatures on business models, ... More information  

Thank you China 

Date: 24/06/2017 Author(s): Nueno, Pedro Document type: Book It is certainly fair to thank China for all its contributions to the world and its generosity. Especially for Pedro Nueno, professor of management and author of this book, who has found China to be his best ally in promoting higher education and establishing business schools that have contributed to the economic and social development in different ... More information   Read related article

Drivers of Community Strength: An Institutional Logics Perspective on Geographical and Affiliation Based Communities 

Date: 05/06/2017 Author(s): Almandoz, John; Marquis, Christopher; Cheely, Michael Document type: Chapter In this chapter, we distinguish two community forms - geographical and affiliation-based - to help us better understand the underlying notion of community and explore mechanisms driving its influence on organizations. We build on recent work presenting community as an institutional logic - a logic that may ultimately facilitate the acquisition of resources ... More information  
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