Academic Experience

Education
Ph.D. Carlson Graduate School of Management, Industrial Relations Centre

(1977) The University of Minnesota (1973-1977)

Major: Organizational Psychology/Behaviour & Administration

Minor: Staffing, Training & Development

M.A. University of Minnesota (1975-1976)

(1976)

Major: IR/Human Resource Management

Minor: Organizational Psychology

M.A. (ABD) Tel Aviv University, Department of

Labor Studies (1971-1973)

Major: HRM

M.Sc. (ABD) Tel Aviv University, Recanati

Graduate School of Business

Administration (1971-1973)

Major: Organizational Behavior

B.A. Tel Aviv University (1968-1971)

Major: Labor studies

Academic Positions
Catedrático de RRHH
Since 2003

Full Profesor
ESADE Business School
Dept. of Human Resource Management
Barcelona, Spain
Since 2001

Scientific Director
ESADE Instituto de Estudios Laborales (IEL)
(Institute for Labor Studies)
Creapolis-St Cugat
Since 2003

Past full time and permanent part time positions:

Full Professor
School of Industrial Relations
The University of Montreal
1988- 2003

Director Occupational Stress and Health
The University of Montreal
1978-2003

Assistant Professor    (half-time)
Faculty of Management
McGill University
1978-1980

Past Positions:

Visiting professor
Baltic Management Institute BMI
October 2007
March 2007,
March 2008,
March – April 2009

Affiliated professor
The University of Haifa Israel
2006-2009

Visiting professor
Renmin University Bejing
June 1993
June 2006

Visiting Professor
Cranfield University (UK)
School of Management
January 2005

Visiting Scholar
University of East Anglia (U.K)
School of Management
October 2003

Visiting Professor
Instituto Superior de Tecnología
Monterrey – México
Sept. 2003

Visiting Professor
Vienna University (IVM)
(CEMS program)
Interdisziplinäre Abteilung für Verhaltenswissenschaftlich Orientiertes Management
2003, 2004, 2005

Visiting Professor
Universidad Pablo de Olavide (Sevilla)
Dept. Economía y Empresa Doctoral Program
2000 – 2003, 2007 and 2008

Visiting Professor
LIRHE (CNRS) – Université Toulouse 1
October 2002

Visiting Professor
University of Colorado (Boulder)
College of Business Administration
July – August, 2001

Visiting Professor
Groupe ESSEC (Paris)
March – April 2001

Visiting Professor
Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona)
Dept. of Economics and Business
2000-2001

Visiting Professor (Part Time)
Saint Mary’s University (Halifax)
Executive MBA
2000-2001

Visiting Professor
Universidad Pablo de Olavide (Sevilla)
Faculty of Business and Economics
1998, 2006, 2007, 2008

Visiting Professor
Universidad de Cadiz
Faculty of Economics & Administration
1996, 1997, 1998 (Summers)

Graduate Lecturer & Lecturer (Part Time)
McGill University (Montreal)
1986-1994

Visiting Professor (Part Time)
Concordia University (Montreal)
MBA and Executive MBA Program
1992, 1993

Visiting Associate Professor
Boston University (Boston)
School of Management
Dept. of Organizational Behavior
1985-1986

Visiting Associate Professor
Northeastern University (Boston)
College of Business Administration
Human Resource Group
1985-1986

Associate Professor (Tenured)
The University of Montreal
School of Industrial Relations
1981-1987

Visiting Associate Professor (part-time)
McGill University
School of Management
M.B.A. Program (Evening)
1982-1985

Visiting Associate Professor
Tel Aviv University (Israel)
Faculty of Social Sciences
1981– 1982

Instructor + Research Assistant
The University of Minnesota
Carlson Graduate School of Management
1975 – 1976

Administrative Positions
Faculty Appointments – Administrative Academic Positions

Editor-in-Chief: Cross Cultural Management – An International Journal
2007 – present

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Research Director IEL (Instituto de Estudios  laborales)  Institute for Labor Studies (ESADE – Barcelona)
2002 – Present    (www.esade.es)

Member of the ESADE research committee
2002 – present

Doctoral coordinator for the Dept. of HR (ESADE) and member of ESADE doctoral committee
2002 – 2006

Academic Director (Managing the Intellectual Capital Program – ESADE Business School)
2002 -2003

President, ISSWOV (International Society for the Study of Work And Organizational Values)
1996 – 1998

Director of International Programs (School of Industrial Relations, Univ. of Montreal)
1996 – 1999

Member of the University Board of Governors (Senate), Univ. of Montreal
1988 – 1991

Director, Ph.D. program (Univ. of Montreal)
1986 – 1990

Director, Special M. Sc. Program, School of Industrial Relations, The University of Montreal
1982 – 1984

Coordinator, Faculty Research Seminar, The University of Montreal
1979 – 1980

Director and thesis supervisor, More than 30 M.Sc. and Ph.D. students in various universities (Montreal, Cadiz, Barcelona, ESADE, etc.)
1978 – present

 

Positions Held in International Organizations

  • 1.President – The International Society for the Study of Work and Organizational Values (ISSWOV) 1996-1998).
  • 2.Editor of “Cross Cultural management: an International Journal”, and Member of the Editorial board of: Human Resource Planning (until 1985) , International Journal of Cross Cultural Management (Sage) ,  and Career Development International, ton ame a few.)
  • 3.Member of the International Advisory Committee and Comité asesor internacional del doctorado en  psicologia (Flores University School of Psychology and Social Sciences – Buenos Aires, Argentina).
  • 4.Member of the Executive Board ISSWOV (The International Society for the Study of Work and Organizational Values)
  • 5.Member of the scientific Committee . 7ème Université de Printemps de l’Audit Social
  • MARRAKECH (MAROC) 5.6 & 7 MAI 2005
  • 6.Member of the board of trustees .  Via Vinci university

 

Examples of recent titles of doctoral thesis supervision in Spain:

  •  THE EFFECTS OF WEB-BASED HRMS (EHRMS) MODULES ON BOTH HR EFFICIENCY AND HR EFFECTIVENESS: AN EMPIRICAL EXAMINATION OF SUSTAINABLE ADDED VALUE TO AN ORGANISATION’S BOTTOM-LINE RESULTS (Christian Acosta-Flamma, 2005)
  • EXPLORING THE TRANSITION FROM REAL TO IDEAL CONVERSATIONAL SPACES WITHIN THE CONTEXT OF COACHING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) PROJECT TEAMS (Davar Rezania, 2006)
  • EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE AS A PREDICTOR OF CROSS – CULTURAL ADJUSTMENT AND SUCCESSFUL OUTCOMES IN INTERNATIONAL  ASSIGNMENTS (Rachel Gabel Shmueli, 2006)
  •  THE VALIDATION OF A TRIAXIAL MODEL OF ORGANIZATIONAL TRUST AND ITS IMPACT ON TEAM PERFORMANCE (Merce Mach, 2007)
  • INTERNATIONAL FRAUD: A MANAGEMENT PERSPECTIVE (Chad Orsen Albrecht: 2008)
  • INTERNATIONALIZATION OF SPANISH FIRMS IN CHINA: AN ANALYSIS FROM A STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCES PERSPECTIVE ( Yingying Zhang, 2008)
  • WORK FAMILY ISSUES IN CONTEMPORARY EUROPE (Caroline Straub, January 2009)
  • DETERMINANTS OF CAREER SUCCESS OF ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM’S GRADUATES IN PERU (Alberto Bejarano , January 2009)

Doctoral thesis supervision (In Progress):

  •   Amit Gur – Multi-Focal Trust in Medical Care Services as a Proactive Organizational Tool to Reduce Customers’ Aggressive Behaviors (Co. director Dr. Shay Tzafrir , Haifa University) Scott Moodie – The impact of work status on workplace engagement: Comparing the antecedents and consequences of engagement between full time and part time nurses.
  • Scott Moodie – Job stress, values, engagement and health


Recent Master Thesis supervised (some samples)

  •  VIEGENER, ANNA KATRIN – SOCIAL FRANCHISING –AN APPROACH TO SCALE SOCIAL ENTERPRISES  (2008)
  •  Beatriz Miguez Armada – Factores de éxito para la internacionalización de las empresas españolas en china (2008)
  •  Marta Domingo – El impacto de la Inteligencia Emocional en la gestión del equilibrio entre vida profesional y familiar (2006)
  • Marta Esmeralda Vidal García – Estudio exploratorio sobre las políticas de conciliación de la vida laboral-familiar en Europa (2008)
  •  Sílvia Casellas Pladevall – el estrés laboral: una perspectiva organizacional (2005)
  • Nazareth Pino  – El impacto del equilibrio trabajo-familia en la salud mental y física de los trabajadores
  • Dennis Krings-Ernst – The Culture-Based View of the Firm (Co direction with St Galen, 2008)

Teaching Areas
ESADE (2001 – present)        

* Human Resource Management

* Managing People in Organizations

* International HRM

* The Management of People in a Diverse

* Global Environment (CEMS)

* e-HRM & e-Change

* Managing the Intellectual Capital (in Spanish)

* Managing Change (in Spanish)

* Managing by Values (in Spanish)

* Research themes in HRM (Doctoral Seminar)

* Managing People Globally

 

University of Montreal  (1977- 2002)          

* Organizational Psychology (in French)

* Industrial Relations Systems & Methodology

* Employee Selection – Staffing (in French)

* Research Methods in Industrial Relations (in French)

* Organizational Behavior & Administration (in French)

* Cases in Personnel and Industrial Relations (in French)

* Human Behavior in Organizations (in French)

* Human Resource Management (in French)

* Managing Change in Organizations (in French)

* Training and Development (in French)

 

Pompeu Fabra University (2000-2001)

* Human Resource Management I (in Spanish)

* Human Resource Management II (in Spanish)

(and Idec MBA part time)

 

Saint Mary’s University    (2000, 2001) (EMBA)

* Human Resource Management

 

University of Colorado (Summer 2001)

* Developing Leadership Skills

 

University of Barcelona (Summer School) (1998, 1999)

* Managing Human Resources in the 21st Century

* Managing by Values

 

McGill University (1980-1984; 1986 -1994)    

* Organizational Behavior

* Personnel & Industrial Relations

* Effective Personnel Training

* Organization Theory and Design

* Human Resource Management

 

Concordia University (MBA and EMBA – 1992-1993)

* Business Research Methods

* Human Resource Management

 

Vienna University (2003, 2004)

* Cross Cultural Management

 

Boston University (School of Management – 1985)

* Organizational Behavior

* Human Behavior in Organizations

 

Northeastern University    (Faculty of Business, and Executive MBA – 1985)

* Complex Organizations

* Organizational Behavior

* Contemporary Labor Issues

 

Tel Aviv University (1981)

* Employee Staffing (in Hebrew)

* Emerging Problems in Labor- Management Relations

* Stress at Work in Hebrew)

* Staffing Organizations in Hebrew)

 

University of Minnesota (1975-1977)

* Leadership and Supervisory Management

Workshops

  • •    Managerial Selection for local and for international assignments (seminars conducted in
    •    English, French, Spanish or Hebrew)
    •    Managing by values (this is the newest and most innovative seminar that combines elements from Managing by Values, with Competency-Based management and balance Score card approach to HRM).
    •    Stress, Health & and Performance: (finding the golden route between a kiss of death and a spice of life) (seminars conducted in English, French, Spanish or Hebrew). Including a brand new software called SDI (stress Diagnosis Inventory) for diagnosis.
    •    Reengineering the organizational culture seminars conducted in English, French, Spanish or
    •    Hebrew). Including a brand new software for diagnosis (www.mbvsuite.com)
    •    Critical skills for managing Change in organizations (seminars conducted in English, French, Spanish or Hebrew))
    •    Negotiation skills and essentials in cross cultural and International Context (seminars conducted in English, French, Spanish or Hebrew)
    •    Challenges and new developments in managing human resources in the 21st Century firm
    •    (Seminars conducted in English, French, Spanish or Hebrew))
    •    Managing HRM trough web based technologies (jointly with Christian Acosta). (Seminars conducted in English, French, Spanish, or German)
    •    Coaching for values  (new seminar designed for people who seek to become a coach in an organization)
    •    Managing in tomorrowland / / Based on BEYOND  (a recent best selling book by Raich  & Dolan)(Workshops/Seminars sites: Montreal, Halifax, Toronto, Tel Aviv, Rio de Janeiro, San Paulo, Valencia, Casablanca, Paris, Barcelona, Madrid, Seville, Murcia, London, Berlin, Beijing, Amsterdam, Vienna, Monterrey, Havana,Buenos Aires, Lima, Lisbon,  Oporto,  Vilnius, and many more.)

(Workshops/Seminars sites: Montreal, Halifax, Toronto, Tel Aviv, Rio de Janeiro, San Paulo, Valencia, Casablanca, Paris, Barcelona, Madrid, Seville, Murcia, London, Berlin, Beijing, Amsterdam, Vienna, Monterrey, Havana,Buenos Aires, Lima, Lisbon,  Oporto,  Vilnius, and many more

Professional Associations

  • Academy of Management (member since 1975)
  • Iberamerica Academy of Management (member since 1998) Canadian Psychological Association (Member 1986- 1996)
  • Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (1992 – 2001)
  • The International Society for the Study of Work and Organizational Values (ISSWOV) ; (Founding member; Secretary – Treasurer 1988-1990; Vice-President 1990-1991; President Elect and program chair 1992- 1994); President (1996-1998)
  • Society for Test Anxiety Research (STAR) (member 1983 – 2003)
  • International Council of Psychologists (member 1984 -1990)
  • Human Resources Association of the Province of Quebec (member 1985 – 1992)
  • Industrial Relations Research Association (member 1975 – 1983)
  • EURAM –The European Academy of Management (member since 2002)[/learn_more]

Research Grants
University of Montreal
Accumulated grants for about 12 projects (Over $800,000)
1980 – 2000

ESADE – IEL
Source: AATM for a Study of Doctors Burnout in Catalonia. Total Grant: 39,000€
2002-2004

ESADE – IEL
Source: European Union. A Pan European Work Climate Study (279,000 €).
2005

ESADE-IEL
Source: FREMAP – Study of accident proneness in the construction industry in Spain.
Study via doctoral student backup (9,000)
2005

ESADE
Source: Price Waterhouse – The conduct of the Quarterly IPP survey in Spain and its publication in the national ABC newspaper.
2005-2008

ESADE-IEL
Source: Mutual Prevent – developing a prototype of online measure to diagnose employees burnout.
2007-2008

ESADE-IEL
Source: MEC (Ministerio Educacion y Sciencia)
– Study of biological correlates of chronic burnout among nurses in Spain.
2007-2010

ESADE-IEL
Source: Select-Vedior Portugal – IPP in Portugal.
2007-2010

ESADE-IEL Source: EU Elderstress Project 

(8 partners -8 countries) (23,000€).

2010

ESADE- FWC Source: Leonardo Pro RH 

EU sponsor project with 5 other EU partners ( 65,000€)

2010-2012

ESADE-FWC Source: ERASMUS ICT4ICTSME

– EU – Project title: innovation, Creativity and Talent E-training program for SME s

(with Creapolis and 4 other EU partners) (384.096, 000€)

2012-2014

Referee and Reviewer

  • Personnel Psychology
  • Industrial Relations /relations industrielles (Canada)
  • Academy of Management (Journal, Executive, Proceedings)
  • Canadian Journal of Behavioral Sciences
  • Work and Occupations: An International Sociological Journal
  • Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences
  • Journal of Organizational Behavior
  • Work and Stress: An International Journal
  • Human Resource Planning (also on Editorial Review  Board 1987-1990)
  •  Journal of Personality and Social Behavior
  • International Journal of Manpower
  • Applied Psychology: An International Journal
  • International Journal of Cross Cultural Management (SAGE publication,(Member of the Editorial Board)
  • Career Development International (Member of the Editorial Board )
  • Management Research (Iberoamerican Academy of Management, (Member of the Editorial Board)
  • Journal of Managerial Psychology
  • Revue multidisciplinaire sur l’emploi, le syndicalisme et le travail  (Member of the Editorial Board)
  • International Journal of Quality and Service Sciences (Member of the Editorial Board )
  • Euromed Journal of Business (Member of the Editorial Board)
  • Revista Brasileira de Gestao de negocios (Member of the editorial Board)
  • Human Resource Management

Referee and Reviewer (Committees – Research Grants)

  • Health & Welfare Canada
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Quebec Council on Social Research
  • Quebec Research Institute on Occupational Health & Safety (L’IRSST) Quebec Ministry of Education (FCAC)
  • Health and Safety Research Council Government of Belgium (Office of the prime Minister) EU 6th Research program
  • Policy Research Program Department of Health U.K.
  • Israel Science Foundation
  • I.A.S. Université de Printemps de l´ Audit Social
  • Ministerio de Educación y ciencia – España