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

Deputy Dean for Programmes , MBA Unit

Education

  • Doctor Dirección de Empresas. Universidad de Navarra
  • Bachelor in Business Administration. Universidad de Navarra

Areas of interest

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

Biography

Professor Luis Vives is the Deputy Dean for Programmes and Associate Professor of General Management and Strategy at ESADE Business School. He joined ESADE in 2006 and has held various positions of responsibility within ESADE.

Professor Vives academic credentials include Visiting Scholar at Harvard University, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Ph.D. at IESE Business School, Bachelor in Business Administration, Bachelor in Piano Performance and Music Theory. He has been a visiting professor at different Universities in Europe and Latin America, and was awarded different teaching prizes.

As a lecturer and consultant, Professor 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 Bayer, IKEA, Samsung, Stora Enso, Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA), Sberbank, Mobily, Mapfre, Repsol, Telekom Austria 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. Professor Vives advises companies in different industries and sits on different boards.



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: A Research Annual, 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: A Research Annual.

Dolan, S., Parada , 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; Bradford: 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 2010. Symposium conducted at the meeting of Stanford University, Stanford.

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

Svejenova Velikova, S., Vives, L. & Alvarez Alvarez, J. (2009, August). At the intersection of autonomy and communion: Defining the shared career. In 2009 Academy of Management Annual Meeting. 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 25th EGOS Colloquium. Symposium conducted at the meeting of European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS), Barcelona.

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).

Vives, L. (2009, April). Telefónica: construyendo una compañía global [Case study]. Barcelona: ESADE Business School.

Vives, L. (2009, April). Telefónica: Building a global company [Case study]. Barcelona: ESADE Business School.

Vives, L. (2009, March). 3M: Market driven innovation [Case study]. Barcelona: ESADE.

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 2008. Symposium conducted at the meeting of ESADE, London.

Vives, L. (2008, July). Challenging what's mainstream: Displacing the center of gravity in creative industries. In 24th EGOS Colloquium. Symposium conducted at the meeting of European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS), 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 .