Research

The Role of Internationalization Strategies in Building a World-Class University

This week, my colleague Toni Florencio and I have been in Beijing to participate in the International Conference on The Role of Internationalization Strategies in Building a World-Class University. This conference has been organized by Beihang University with the support of the Erasmus+ KA2 Capacity Building Project “WELCOME-Towards Incoming International Universities” (coordinated by the […]

By |Thursday, May 16 2019|CUDU, Research|0 Comments

R Package for Visualization: esquisse

As you know, I’m an R fan, one of the most popular programming languages and free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. The capabilities of R are extended through user-created packages, which allow specialised statistical techniques, graphical devices, import/export capabilities, reporting tools.

For many people, ggplot2 is the best data visualization package for […]

By |Wednesday, April 24 2019|Research, Software|Comments Off on R Package for Visualization: esquisse

The kick-off meeting of the aTM Project

This week we have organised the Kick-Off meeting of the ERASMUS+ project: ‘Promoting Modern Talent Management Practices in Asian Higher Education institutions’ (aTM). Twenty-eight faculty and support staff from 6 countrieshave participated, although most of them were from China and Malaysia.

On the first day, the meeting focused on getting to know each other. To […]

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7th Workshop on Talent Management: Unscrambling Talent Analytics

Today has been the last day of the 7th Workshop on Talent Management that has been held in Helsinki. It’s has been an excellent experience where researchers and practitioners have shared results and discussions from their projects, researches, and professional experiences. We have been able to listen to experts on the topic such as […]

By |Tuesday, October 2 2018|Research|Comments Off on 7th Workshop on Talent Management: Unscrambling Talent Analytics

Promoting Modern Talent Management Practices in Asian Higher Education Institutions

Great News!! My colleague Eva Gallardo-Gallardo and I have just received the notification as the European Commission has decided to support our aTM project proposal: Promoting Modern Talent Management Practices in Asian Higher Education Institutions.

The aim of the project is to improve the activities and processes that involve the systematic attraction, identification, development, engagement, […]

By |Friday, September 21 2018|Research|Comments Off on Promoting Modern Talent Management Practices in Asian Higher Education Institutions

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|Comments Off on ROAD Project: Training in Barcelona

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

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