Luis Vives
Associate Professor, Department of Strategy and General Management in ESADE
URL Associate Professor

Associate Dean, MBA FT Unit

Education

  • Doctor Dirección de Empresas. Universidad de Navarra
  • Ph.D. in Management. IESE Business School
  • Bachelor in Business Administration. Universidad de Navarra

Areas of interest

  • Growth Strategies
  • Innovation Management
  • Digital Transformation
  • Business Models

Biography

Dr. Luis Vives is the Associate Dean of The ESADE MBA, Director of the Multinational MBA and Associate Professor of Strategy and General Management at ESADE Business School. Dr. Vives joined ESADE in 2006 and has held various positions of responsibility within ESADE.

Previous to joining ESADE, Dr. Vives was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and holds a PhD from IESE Business School, and Bachelor degrees in Business Administration, Piano Performance and Music Theory. He has been a visiting professor at different Universities in Europe and Latin America.

As a lecturer and consultant, Dr. Vives has worked with multinational companies in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia and the Middle East across different sectors: banking and insurance, telecommunications, wines and spirits, pharmaceuticals, creative industries, logistics and industrial groups, working for companies and organizations such as the FIA, Telefonica, Repsol, Sberbank, SIPG, Telekom Austria Group, or the Bayer Group, among others.

His research focuses on the creation and development of innovative business models. His work has appeared in: Sloan Management Review, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Long Range Planning, Advances in International Management, Advances in Strategic Management, Academy of Management Perspectives, as well as in several books on international business.

Doctor Vives advises companies in different industries and sits in different boards. He is also a member of the editorial board of three scientific journals, and is Consulting Editor of Harvard Deusto Business Review.



Selected publications

Vives, L. (2015). La revolución del FinTech: el caso de Kantox. Harvard Deusto Business Review, (249), pp. 76-82.

Vives, L. (2015). Pymes + Innovación: No es solo cuestión de tamaño sino de actitud. Información Comercial Española: Revista de Economía, (885), pp. 57-64.

Vives, L., Hugas Sabater, J. & Ilie, C. (2015). Universidades corporativas, alineando personas y estrategia. Harvard Deusto Business Review, (247), pp. 64-75.

Vives, L. (2015). La revolución de la economía de plataformas. Harvard Deusto Business Review, (243), pp. 52-63.

Morgenstern de Muller, A. & Vives, L. (2014). ¿Qué se puede aprender de la industria de los videojuegos?. Harvard Deusto Business Review, (233), pp. 16-26.

Collet, F. & Vives, L. (2013). From preeminence to prominence: The fall of US business schools and the rise of European and Asian business schools in the Financial Times Global MBA rankings. Academy of Management Learning & Education, 12 (4), pp. 540-563. DOI: 10.5465/amle.2011.0094.

Lessard , D., Lucea , R. & Vives, L. (2013). Building your company's capabilities through global expansion. MIT Sloan Management Review, 54 (2), pp. 61-67.

Vives, L. & Kalinowski, M. (2012). Foro anual del Centro Virtual. La empresa española en un mundo global: oportunidades y amenazas en los países emergentes. Experiencias, (5), pp. 1-13.

Gimeno Sandig, A. & Vives, L. (2012). La internacionalización de la empresa familiar española. Experiencias, (5), pp. 1-16.

Kalinowski, M. & Vives, L. (2011, November). Emerging market multinationals: Competing through business models. In SMS 31st Annual International Conference. Symposium conducted at the meeting of Strategic Management Society (SMS), Miami.

Svejenova Velikova, S., Strandgaard Pedersen , J. & Vives, L. (2011). Projects of passion: Lessons for strategy from temporary art. Advances in Strategic Management, 28, pp. 501-527.

Vives, L. & Svejenova Velikova, S. (2011). To, from and beyond the margins: Business models: Towards an integrative framework. Management Research: The Journal of the Iberoamerican Academy of Management, 9 (3), pp. 230-242.

Svejenova Velikova, S., Strandgaard Pedersen , J. & Vives, L. (Forthcoming). Passion-driven projects: Insights for strategy and organizing from processes of temporary art. Advances in Strategic Management.

Dolan, S., Parada Balderrama, M., Mendoza Mayordomo, F., Puig Bastard, P., Sabal Cárdenas, J. & Vives, L. (2010). La multinacional española ante un nuevo escenario internacional. Segundo informe anual del Observatorio de la Empresa Multinacional Española (OEME). Barcelona: ESADE Business School, Barcelona; Madrid: ICEX (Instituto Español Comercio Exterior).

Vives, L. & Mendoza Mayordomo, F. (2010). El proceso de multinacionalización de las empresas españolas: retos y oportunidades. In Puig Bastard, P. (Coord.), La multinacional española ante un nuevo escenario internacional. Segundo informe anual del Observatorio de la Empresa Multinacional Español (OEME) (pp. 122-165). Barcelona: ESADE Business School, Barcelona; Madrid: ICEX (Instituto Español Comercio Exterior).

Alfaro Faus, M., Arenas Vives, D., Batllori Lloveras, G., Bieto Caubet, E., Bonache, J. A., Busquets Carretero, J. & et al. (2010). Batllori Lloveras, G. (Ed.), El MBA de ESADE: todos los conocimientos para alcanzar el éxito profesional. Barcelona: Planeta.

Kalinowski, M. & Vives, L. (2010, August). Business model transformation: Towards a research agenda. In 2010 Academy of Management Annual Meeting. Symposium conducted at the meeting of Academy of Management (AOM), Montreal.

Vives, L., Lucea , R., Cuervo Cazurra , A., Rugman , A., Ambos, B. & Lessard , D. (2010, August). Regional multinationals: Looking backward and looking forward. In 2010 Academy of Management Annual Meeting. Symposium conducted at the meeting of Academy of Management (AOM), Montreal.

Vives, L., Asakawa , K. & Svejenova Velikova, S. (2010). Innovation and the multinational enterprise. In Devinney, T., Pedersen, T. & Tihanyi , L. (Eds.), The past, present and future of international business and management (pp. 497-523). Bingley: Emerald.

Svejenova Velikova, S., Vives, L. & Alvarez Alvarez, J. (2010). At the crossroads of agency and communion: Defining the shared career. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 31 (5), pp. 707-725.

Svejenova Velikova, S., Planellas Arán, M. & Vives, L. (2010). An individual business model in the making: A chef's quest for creative freedom. Long Range Planning, 43 (2-3), pp. 408-430.

Svejenova Velikova, S., Planellas Arán, M. & Vives, L. (2010, March). An individual business model in the making: A chef's quest for creative freedom. In SCANCOR Seminar Series (Invited presentation), Stanford.

Svejenova Velikova, S., Vives, L. & Alvarez Alvarez, J. (2009, August). At the intersection of autonomy and communion: Defining the shared career. In Academy of Management (AOM). Symposium conducted at the meeting of Academy of Management (AOM), Chicago.

Svejenova Velikova, S., Planellas Arán, M. & Vives, L. (2009, August). Business models in motion: Insides from the case of Ferran Adrià. In Academy of Management (AOM). Symposium conducted at the meeting of Academy of Management (AOM), Chicago.

Vives, L. & Svejenova Velikova, S. (2009). Innovando en el modelo de negocio: la creación de la banca cívica. Universia Business Review: Revista Trimestral de Dirección de Empresas, (23), pp. 70-85.

Svejenova Velikova, S. & Vives, L. (2009, June). Profits for passion-maximizing: Business models and value creation in creativity-driven ventures. In European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS). Symposium conducted at the meeting of ESADE, European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS), Barcelona.

Mendoza Mayordomo, F. & Vives, L. (2009). De la internacionalización a la multinacionalización de la empresa: marcos teóricos para su análisis estratégico. In Mendoza Mayordomo, F. (Ed.),Puig Bastard, P. (Coord.), La expansión de la multinacional española: estrategias y cambios organizativos. Primer informe anual del Observatorio de la Empresa Multinacional Española (OEME) (pp. 76-105). Barcelona: ESADE Business School, Barcelona; Madrid: ICEX (Instituto Español Comercio Exterior).

Mendoza Mayordomo, F. & Vives, L. (2009). Management education in Spain. In Ravindranathan, C.P. & Philip,J., Global management education: Country studies (pp. 306-317). Bangalore: Xavier Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship (XIME).

Svejenova Velikova, S., Planellas Arán, M. & Vives, L. (2008, December). A business model for creative freedom: Insights from the case of Ferran Adrià. In Long Range Planning Conference - Special Issue on Business Models, London.

Vives, L. (2008, July). Challenging what's mainstream: Displacing the center of gravity in creative industries. In European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS). Symposium conducted at the meeting of European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS), Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam.

Vives, L. & Svejenova Velikova, S. (2007). Peripheral view for international strategy: Exploring vistas of the field's future. In Tallman , S. B. (Ed.), A new generation in international strategic management (pp. 3-19). Camberley; Cheltenham; Northampton: Edward Elgar.

Mendoza Mayordomo, F. & Vives, L. (2007). Management education in Spain. Journal of Management & Entrepreneurship, 1 (3), pp. 4-16.

Alvarez Alvarez, J., Svejenova Velikova, S. & Vives, L. (2007). Leading in Pairs. MIT Sloan Management Review, 48 (4), pp. 10-13.

Svejenova Velikova, S., Vives, L. & Friedman , T. (2006, May). The world is flat: A brief history of the twenty-first century (Title of review: Quo Vadis, Europe?) [Review of the book: The world is flat: A brief history of the twenty-first century (Title of review: Quo Vadis, Europe?)]. Academy of Management Perspectives, 20, pp. 82-84.

Svejenova Velikova, S. & Vives, L. (2006). Quo Vadis, Europe?. Academy of Management Perspectives, (0), pp. 82-84.

Vives, L. & Valor Font , J. M. (2005). Compitiendo por el sector de la prensa gratuíta en España. Metro frente a qué. Mejorar la gestión de empresas: algunos de los mejores casos del IESE: edición 2005 (pp. 89-126). New York: McGraw-Hill .