Training Programme

SPEAKERS

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YIH-TEEN LEE

Professor of Managing People in Organizations
Ph.D. in Management, HEC, University of Lausanne; Master in International Business, National Taiwan University; Bachelor in International Trade, National Taiwan University.

He earned his Ph.D. at HEC, University of Lausanne, where he also participated in a research project as a postdoctoral research fellow. He teaches subjects such as leadership, cross-cultural management, and strategic human resource management in MBA as well as executive programs. Prior to IESE, he taught at HEC University of Lausanne (Switzerland), Angers Graduate School of Business ESSCA (France), the American Graduate School of International Management Thunderbird Europe (France), and Lung-Hua University of Science and Technology (Taiwan, R.O.C.).
One of his papers on culture and the person-environment fit, titled “Satisfaction and Individual Preference for Structuring: What is Fit Depends on Where You Are From,” won the Best International Paper Award of the Organizational Behavior Division at the 2006 Academy of Management Annual Meeting, and was one of the three finalists of the academy-wide Carolyn Dexter Award. In addition to papers published in scientific journals such as Personality and Individual Difference, Prof. Lee also co-published the books Les compétences culturelles (cultural competences, L’Harmattan, 2007), and the Cultural Contexts of Human Resource Development (Palgrave, 2009). He participates actively in research activities in cross-cultural comparative studies, cultural identities and cultural competences, and leadership in multicultural teams. He is also passionate about developing endemic cultural knowledge of the Chinese business context.
He is ad-hoc reviewer for journals such as Leadership Quarterly, Organization Studies, and Management and Organization Review, among others. He is a member of the editorial board of the Revue économique et sociale, and also member of the Academy of Management, the Association of Psychological Science, the European Group of Organizational Studies, the Standing Conference on Organizational Symbolism, the Association francophone de gestion des resources humanizes (Francophone Association of Human Resources Management) and the Association internationale du management stratégique (International Association of Strategic Management).

Areas of interest

  • Cross-cultural management & cultural identities and competences
  • Person-environment fit
  • Leadership in multicultural teams
  • Human resource management: selection and training issues
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PEDRO VIDELA

Professor of Economics

Ph.D. in Economics, University of Chicago; M.A. in Economics, University of Chicago; Ingeniero Comercial (Economía), Universidad Católica de Chile

He holds a Ph.D. and an MA in economics, both from the University of Chicago, and a commercial engineering degree in economics from the Universidad Católica de Chile.

His areas of specialization include macroeconomics, international economies and emerging economies.

As a consultant he has been involved in projects with institutions such as the World Bank, IMF, EU, the Inter American Development Bank, and the USAID.

He has been a guest professor at many universities worldwide, including Reykjavik University (Iceland), Nile University (Egypt), Lagos Business School (Nigeria), CEIBS (China), Universidad de los Andes, (Chile) and Wharton School (USA).

Areas of interest

  • Macroeconomics
  • International economics
  • Emerging economies
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SANDRA SIEBER

Professor of Information Systems
Ph.D. in Management, IESE, University of Navarra; Degree in Economics and Business Administration, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

She is Head of the Department of Information Systems at IESE Business School. From 2012 to 2014 she was based at IESE’s New York Center, where she served as Director of Academic Programs. She has also served on a regular basis as an Academic Director of Custom and Open Programs at IESE. She joined IESE in 2000. Previously, she was Associate Professor at University Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Spain. From 2001 to 2004, she was appointed as the Academic Director of the PwC-IESE ebCenter. In 2003, she was a Visiting Scholar at the Sloan School of Management, MIT. Currently, most of her work is centered around how the digital rise is affecting organizations from a variety of perspectives. She avidly studies how the current technological changes impact business models, both in terms of how they allow for the rise of new value propositions, as well as for their potential to impact their target markets. In this vein, she is especially interested in understanding how existing companies can increase their capabilities to quickly adapt and react, and how their main leaders have to develop a digital mindset to be able to incorporate the digital dimensions into their daily decision making.
From an industry perspective, she is especially interested in those industries that are being transformed by recent technological advances, such as media and entertainment, telecommunications, banking, retail and automotive. She has also worked extensively on the impact of information and communication technologies on organizational and individual work practices, being especially interested in the most recent developments on the impact of social and interactive media on organizations, in particular vis-à-vis inter- and intraorganizational collaboration. She has published scholarly and general articles in national and international journals, magazines and newspapers, and contributed to several books. She usually presents her work in the leading conferences of the field, such as ICIS and ECIS. She has served on the organizing committees of a number of conferences. To mention a few, in 2007, she was the Academic Co-Chair of the IFIP 8.2 Working Conference in Portland, OR, and served as Track Chair at ICIS 2010. In 2012, she co-chaired the European Conference of Information Systems (ECIS) in June 2012, and the Doctoral Consortium of the International Conference of Information Systems (ICIS) in Orlando, Florida in December of 2012.

Areas of interest

  • Strategic management and information systems
  • ICT-enabled innovation
  • Organizational learning
  • The impact of ICT on work-practices
  • Technology-driven industry transformation
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MARTA ELVIRA

Professor of Managing People in Organizations & Strategic Management

♣ Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior and Industrial Relations, U.C. Berkeley’s Haas School of Business; M.Sc. in Organizational Behavior and Industrial Relations, U.C. Berkeley’s Haas School of Business; B.Sc. in Business and Economics at the Universidad de Oviedo (Spain)

She is Associate Dean for Research at IESE Business School.
Prior to joining IESE, she served as academic dean at Lexington College. She was formerly a tenured associate professor in the Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Irvine, and associate professor of organizational behavior at INSEAD (France). In 1999-2000, she was a visiting scholar at MIT’s Sloan School of Management in the Institute for Work and Employment Research as well as at the Instituto Tecnologico de Monterrey (Mexico).
She brings a multi-cultural perspective to her research and teaching. Besides human resource practices and incentives in organizations, her research interests focus on social inequality and human capital development. Her work examines the political and economic processes involved in designing organizational reward structures, and the joint effects of incentive pay and promotion systems on employee earnings and performance. Her articles have appeared in leading journals including Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Work and Occupations, Industrial Relations, Organizational Dynamics and The Journal of World Business. In recognition of the achievements of her early academic career, she received the 2002 Ascendant Scholar Award of the Western Academy of Management. She serves on the editorial boards of the Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management Research and has been a member of the editorial board at the Academy of Management Journal, the Business Journal of Hispanic Research, and reviews for multiple research publications.
She has received numerous teaching awards, including the Teaching Excellence Award in the MBA Program.
In addition, she lectures and consults internationally on leadership development, diversity and talent management. She has advised Fortune 500 companies in financial services, food & beverages, hospitality, and technology manufacturing industries on strategic compensation redesign; incentive programs; organizational structure; and identification, analysis, and resolution of multi-cultural issues.

Areas of interest

  • Organizational demography
  • Incentive and human capital structures in organizations
  • Management in Latin America
  • Professions and occupations in the service sector
  • Incentive and human capital structures in organizations
  • Professions and occupations in the service sector
  • Interorganizational cooperation

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