Angel Saz Carranza
Associate Professor, Department of Strategy and General Management in ESADE
Contracted Doctoral Professor URL

Director, Center for Global Economy and Geopolitics

Education

  • Doctor en Management. ESADE - Universitat Ramon Llull

Areas of interest

  • Global Regulation & Global Governance
  • Interorganisational Networks
  • State-Owned Enterprises
  • Public-Private Partnerships, Contracts, Alliances

Biography

Angel Saz-Carranza (Barcelona, 1976) is Director of ESADEgeo Center for Global Economy and Geopolitics in addition to being Associate Professor of the Department of Strategy and General Management. He earned a PhD in Public Management from ESADE as a Visiting Scholar at Wagner School of Public Service (New York University) where he spent three years. Previously he earned a Master's degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Imperial College (University of London). A beneficiary of La Caixa and Fulbright scholarships, his research has been published, among others, in the Journal of Public Administration and Theory and Public Administration Review. His interests are business-government relations, intergovernmental organizations, and organizational networks.


Selected publications

Federo, R. & Saz Carranza, A. (2018). A configurational analysis of board involvement in intergovernmental organizations. Corporate Governance: An International Review. DOI: 10.1111/corg.12241.

Salvador Iborra, S., Saz Carranza, A., Fernández Marín, X. & Albareda Sanz, A. (2018). The governance of goal-directed networks and network tasks: An empirical analysis of european regulatory networks. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 28 (2), pp. 270-292. DOI: 10.1093/jopart/mux037.

Saz Carranza, A., Salvador Iborra, S. & Albareda Sanz, A. (2018). The power dynamics of mandated network administrative organizations. In Coen, D. & Pegram, T. (Eds.), Global Governance II (pp. 449-462). London; New York: Routledge.

Federo, R. & Saz Carranza, A. (2016). Devising strategic plans to improve organizational performance of intergovernmental organizations. Global Policy, 42 (1), pp. 3-23. DOI: 10.1111/1758-5899.12380.

Saz Carranza, A., Salvador Iborra, S. & Albareda Sanz, A. (2016). The power dynamics of mandated network administrative organizations. Public Administration Review, 76 (3), pp. 449-462. DOI: 10.1111/puar.12445.

Saz Carranza, A. (2015). Agents as brokers: Leadership in multilateral organizations. Global Policy, 6 (3), pp. 277-289. DOI: 10.1111/1758-5899.12248.

Solana Madariaga, F. & Saz Carranza, A. (2015). The global context: How politics, investment, and institutions impact European businesses. Barcelona: ESADE. Center for Global Economy and Geopolitics (ESADEgeo).

Saz Carranza, A. (2012). Uniting diverse organizations: Managing goal-oriented advocacy networks. London; New York: Routledge.

Saz Carranza, A. & Longo Martínez, F. (2012). Managing competing institutional logics in public-private joint ventures. Public Management Review, 14 (3), pp. 331-357.

Saz Carranza, A. (2012). The quest for public value. Public Administration Review, 72 (1), pp. 152-153. DOI: 10.1111/j.1540-6210.2011.02512.x.

Saz Carranza, A. & Ospina , S. M. (2011). The behavioral dimension of governing interorganizational goal-directed networks-managing the unity-diversity tension. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 21 (2), pp. 327-365.

Ospina , S. M. & Saz Carranza, A. (2010). Paradox and collaboration in network management. Administration & Society, 42 (4), pp. 404-440.

Saz Carranza, A. & Serra Martín, A. (2009). Institutional sources of distrust in government contracting: A comparison between home-based and residential social services in Spain. Public Management Review, 11 (3), pp. 263-279.

Saz Carranza, A. & Vernis Domènech, A. (2007). Leadership in interorganizational networks . In Wankel, C. (Ed.), 21st century management: A reference handbook: Volume II (pp. 291-300). London; Madrid; Thousand Oaks: Sage.

Saz Carranza, A. (2007). ¿Cómo gestionan las coaliciones no lucrativas la paradoja de la cooperación-confrontación con el sector público? Estudio de un caso. Revista del CLAD Reforma y Democracia, (39), pp. 85-112.

Saz Carranza, A. & Vernis Domènech, A. (2006). The dynamics of public networks: A critique of linear process models. International Journal of Public Sector Management, 19 (5), pp. 416-427.

Vernis Domènech, A., Iglesias Pie, M., Sanz Corella, B. & Saz Carranza, A. (2006). Nonprofit organizations: Challenges and collaboration. London; New York: Palgrave MacMillan.

Pérez Foguet , A., Oliete Josa , S. & Saz Carranza, A. (2005). Development education and engineering: A framework for incorporating reality of developing countries into engineering studies. International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 6 (3), pp. 278-303.