Xavier Mendoza Mayordomo
Associate Professor, Department of Strategy and General Management in ESADE
Contracted Doctoral Professor URL

Director, OEME - Spanish Multinational Companies Observatory

Education

  • Doctor en Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales. Universitat de Barcelona
  • Licenciado en Ciencias Empresariales y Máster en Administración y Dirección de Empresas. ESADE
  • Licenciado en Ciencias Económicas. Universitat de Barcelona

Areas of interest

  • Internationalization processes
  • Strategic management of multinational companies
  • Management education

Biography

Xavier is an Associate Professor in the Strategy and General Management department and the current director of the Observatory of Spanish Multinational Companies (OEME), a research unit jointly promoted by ESADE and ICEX. He served as dean of ESADE Business School (2000-2008) and as deputy director general of ESADE (2008-2011).
Professor Mendoza's research studies internationalization processes of firms, strategic management of multinational companies, and management education. His work has been published in journals such as Corporate Governance, Long Range Planning or Journal of Business Research and in books such as the Handbook of Research on Family Business or the OEME Annual Reports. He received the Outstanding Paper Award for the best article published in the journal Corporate Governance in 2008.
Professor Mendoza currently teaches Executive, MBA and MSc students at ESADE in the areas of corporate strategy and international business. He has lectured and presented conference papers at several academic institutions and professional associations in Europe, North and South America, and Asia.
Prior to his appointment as Dean, he combined his academic activities with consultancy in business strategy. In addition to working for Spanish and multinational companies in different industries, he also advised several public administrations and NGOs in Spain. Professor Mendoza has extensive international experience as accreditation reviewer and has participated in more than 20 peer review visits to leading higher education institutions around the world.
Dr. Mendoza is currently member of the Executive Committee of the Business Association of Latin American Studies (BALAS) and the Editorial Advisory Committee of Corporate Governance. He was elected member of the Board of Directors of AACSB-International (2008-2011) after serving in its Initial Accreditation Committee for six years. He also served in other committees of ACCSB, the most important international association of business schools. As dean of ESADE Business School he was one of the founders of the European Academy of Business in Society (EABIS) and served as member and Academic Vice-Chair of its Supervisory Board (2002-2008). He also was a member of the Science|Business Innovation Board, the Executive Board of the Community of European Management Schools (CEMS), the Deans & Directors Committee of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) and the Governing Body of Ramon Llull University.



Selected publications

Shin, J., Mendoza Mayordomo, F., Hawkins, M. & Choi, C. (2017). The relationship between multinationality and performance: Knowledge-intensive vs. capital-intensive service micro-multinational enterprises. International Business Review, 26 (5), pp. 867-880. DOI: 10.1016/j.ibusrev.2017.02.005.

Mendoza Mayordomo, F., Imbernon Sainz, A. & Pereda Macias, A. (2017). Foreign direct investment of Spanish companies. Effects on home and host countries: Five case studies in developing and emerging economies. Barcelona: ESADE Business School, Madrid: COFIDES; Consejo General de Colegios de Economistas de España.

Kalafatoglu, T. & Mendoza Mayordomo, F. (2017). The impact of gender and culture on networking and venture creation. Cross Cultural & Strategic Management, 24 (2), pp. 332-349. DOI: 10.1108/CCSM-04-2016-0090.

Araya Castillo, L. (2016). Impact of international diversification on the performance of Spanish multinational enterprises: The moderating role of the firm's sector and the firm's geographical focus (Unpublished doctoral dissertation). Barcelona: Universitat Ramon Llull (URL). ESADE.

Mendoza Mayordomo, F. & Carneiro , J. (2012). Introduction to the special issue of best papers Business Association of Latin American Studies 2010. Journal of Business Research, 65 (12), pp. 1749-1751.

Mendoza Mayordomo, F. & Puig Bastard, P. (2012). Síntesis y conclusiones. In Mendoza Mayordomo, F. & Puig Bastard, P. (Coords.), Retos de futuro de la multinacional española. Retos de futuro de la multinacional española. Tercer informe anual del Observatorio de la Empresa Multinacional Española (OEME) (pp. 152-164). Barcelona: ESADE Business School, Barcelona; Madrid: ICEX (Instituto Español Comercio Exterior).

Mendoza Mayordomo, F. & Pellegrini, J. (2012). La multinacional española ante la crisis: respuestas y perspectivas. In Mendoza Mayordomo, F. (Coord.), Retos de futuro de la multinacional española. Tercer informe anual del Observatorio de la Empresa Multinacional Española (OEME) (pp. 56-81). Barcelona: ESADE Business School, Barcelona; Madrid: ICEX (Instituto Español Comercio Exterior).

Mogas Sibina, E., Pascual Sancho, J. & Mendoza Mayordomo, F. (2012). Foreign investment in the Barcelona area. Barcelona: Ajuntament de Barcelona. Àrea d'Economia, Empresa i Ocupació.

Mogas Sibina, E., Pascual Sancho, J. & Mendoza Mayordomo, F. (2012). La inversió estrangera a l'àrea de Barcelona. Barcelona: Ajuntament de Barcelona. Àrea d'Economia, Empresa i Ocupació.

Mendoza Mayordomo, F. (2011). La necessària internacionalització de les empreses europees. La Unió Europea davant els seus reptes: Tractat de Lisboa i presidencia espanyola : XIX Jornada del Consell Català del Moviment Europeu al Parlament de Catalunya, 25 de gener de 2010 (pp. 77-94). Barcelona: Editorial Mediterrània.

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).

Gimbert Ràfols, X., Bisbe , J. & Mendoza Mayordomo, F. (2010). The role of performance measurement systems in strategy formulation processes. Long Range Planning, 43 (4), pp. 477-497.

Vernis Domènech, A. & Mendoza Mayordomo, F. (2009). Una aproximación a la conceptualización del nuevo rol del Estado: el Estado Relacional. Revista del CLAD Reforma y Democracia, (44), pp. 115-144.

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

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. & Vernis Domènech, A. (2008). The changing role of governments and the emergence of the relational state . Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business in Society, 8 (4), pp. 389-396.

Mendoza Mayordomo, F. & Vernis Domènech, A. (2008). El Estado relacional y la transformación de las administraciones públicas. In Longo Martínez, F. & Ysa , T. (Eds.), Los escenarios de la gestión pública del siglo XXI (pp. 37-62). Barcelona: Escola d'Administració Pública de Catalunya (EAPC).

Mendoza Mayordomo, F. (2008). Les escoles de negoci i l'atracció de talent internacional a Barcelona. Paradigmes: Economia Productiva i Coneixement, (1), pp. 185-197.

Gimbert Ràfols, X., Bisbe , J. & Mendoza Mayordomo, F. (2008, January). The role of balanced scorecards in strategy formulation processes. In Long Range Planning Special Issue & Performance Measurement Association Symposium, Lausanne.

Mendoza Mayordomo, F. & Vernis Domènech, A. (2007). L'estat relacional i la transformació de les administracions públiques. In Ysa , T. & Longo Martínez, F., Els escenaris de la gestió pública del segle XXI (pp. 33-55). Barcelona: Escola d'Administració Pública de Catalunya (EAPC).

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

Gimeno Sandig, A., Labadie , G., Saris, W. & Mendoza Mayordomo, F. (2006). Internal factors of family business performance: An integrated theoretical model. In Poutziouris , P. Z., Smyrnos , K. X. & Klein , S. B. (Eds.), Handbook of research on family business (pp. 145-164). Camberley; Cheltenham; Northampton: Edward Elgar.

Gimeno Sandig, A., Labadie , G., Mendoza Mayordomo, F. & Saris, W. (2005). . In Garrido Melero , M. (Ed.),Corona Ramón, J. & Fugardo Estivill , J. M. (Coords.), El patrimonio familiar, profesional y empresarial. Sus protocolos: constitución, gestión, responsabilidad, continuidad y tributación. Tomo VI. Estrategias de gobierno, continuidad y expansión de la empresa familiar (pp. 195-284). Vallirana: J.M. Bosch Editor.

Echebarría Ariznabarreta, K. & Mendoza Mayordomo, F. (1999). La especificidad de la gestión pública: el concepto del management público. In Losada Marrodán, C. (Ed.), ¿De burócratas a gerentes? Las ciencias de la gestión aplicadas a la administración del Estado (pp. 15-46). Washington: Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID).