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ROAD Project: Training in Barcelona

The UNESCO Chair of Higher Education of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech hosted the training on ‘Strategic Management and Local Government: Trends and Challenges’ of the Erasmus+ Project called ROAD (Regional Objectives of Administrative Development). The training was coordinated by Prof. Vicenc Fernandez between 5-10 November 2017.

The agenda of this training session […]

By |Friday, November 17 2017|Research|0 Comments

2017 Summer School for PhD Students

Last summer, we organized the 3rd Summer School of Sino-EU Doctoral School for Logistics, Information, Management, and Service Science, which was held at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya Barcelona Tech (Spain). This summer school is one of work from Sino-EU Doctoral School for Logistics, Information, Management and Service Sciences between Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya […]

By |Wednesday, November 1 2017|Research, Teaching|Comments Off on 2017 Summer School for PhD Students

PhD Dissertation: Emotional states of the individual in a process of organizational change

Last July, Cristian Castillo (a doctoral student who I have directed) presented and defended his doctoral thesis at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya – BarcelonaTech. His dissertation was excellent and he answered all questions in the right way. His research work began with the development of a master thesis on organizational justice and has […]

By |Wednesday, October 18 2017|Research|Comments Off on PhD Dissertation: Emotional states of the individual in a process of organizational change

6th Workshop on Talent Management

Hi everyone,Eva Gallardo-Gallardo and I have collaborated in the organization of the 6th Workshop on Talent Management hold in Barcelona. Following on from the five previous highly successful workshops that were held in Brussels in 2012 and 2013, Berlin in 2014, Valencia in 2015, and Copenhagen in 2016, this workshop has continued providing a […]

By |Thursday, October 5 2017|Investigación|Comments Off on 6th Workshop on Talent Management

Unesco Chair of Higher Education Management

The UNESCO Chair of Higher Education Management (or CUDU) is a unit of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya·BarcelonaTech (UPC), which was created in 1998. This initiative is the result of the creation in 1992 of the “UNITWIN/UNESCO Chairs” By UNESCO. UNITWIN is abbreviation for “UNIVERSITY TWINNING”.

The CUDU’s mission is to promote the quality, innovation […]

By |Wednesday, April 12 2017|CUDU, Research|Comments Off on Unesco Chair of Higher Education Management

PhD Dissertation: New forms of entrepreneurship and innovation for developing Smart Cities

In this academic course, Didier Grimaldi (one of my PhD candidate) has presented and defended her PhD Dissertation at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya – BarcelonaTech. Presentation and defense have been excellent and her speech at Question Time has been quite good. In addition to the high quality of his research, it is necessary […]

By |Wednesday, March 8 2017|Research|Comments Off on PhD Dissertation: New forms of entrepreneurship and innovation for developing Smart Cities

Scrivener: The Swiss Army Knife of Text Editors

In previous posts, I have defended the use of Latex for the final version of scientific papers (all my doctoral students do). However, today I will introduce a different text editor which has some very interesting features for those who consider that Latex is too heavy.

Scrivener is a multi-vitamin editor with many features, options […]

By |Wednesday, February 22 2017|Software|Comments Off on Scrivener: The Swiss Army Knife of Text Editors

What does entrepreneur mean?

There is considerable confusion with the term entrepreneur in the business world. Many people use the terms entrepreneur and businessman indistinctly; However, they are two figures quite different for the role they have to play.
As a general rule, people usually define entrepreneur as a person who is able to start a business project. However, […]

By |Wednesday, February 8 2017|Private|Comments Off on What does entrepreneur mean?

ScholarTown: a scholarly freelance platform

Hello everybody,

After a few months I have not had time to upload a new post, I’ve decided to go back to it. Today I present a service that I found out on the web last week. Its name is ScholarTown and it’s a platform for researchers (employers) who need to identify and recruit scholarly […]

By |Monday, January 30 2017|Research|Comments Off on ScholarTown: a scholarly freelance platform

PaperHive: the future of reading

There are many online tools to research and to work collaboratively, but not in all stages of a research or in the broad sense of the concept collaboration. For example, we can share our papers by Mendeley, analyze our data with Dedoose, or write our manuscript at Overleaf. However, there hasn’t been a specific […]

By |Thursday, June 16 2016|Research, Software|Comments Off on PaperHive: the future of reading