IESE Professor Helps Spearhead New Journal

AoM Discoveries will deepen understanding of management


África Ariño

IESE Prof. Africa Ariño has been appointed associate editor of a new online journal published by the Academy of Management (AoM). The publication, titled Academy of Management Discoveries, will debut in 2014.

"The mission of Academy of Management Discoveries (AMD) is to promote the creation and dissemination of new empirical evidence that strengthens understanding of important new or poorly understood phenomena relevant to management and organizations," according to the editorial statement.

The editor of the publication is Andrew H. Van de Ven, the Vernon H. Heath Professor of Organizational Innovation and Change in the Carlson School of the University of Minnesota.

Prof. Ariño is professor in the Department of Strategic Management and academic director of IESE’s Center for Globalization and Strategy. She holds a Ph.D. in Management from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), an MBA from IESE Business School and a degree in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Barcelona.

In addition to her work with AMD, she is an Associate Editor of the Global Strategy Journal, and has served in the editorial boards of the Journal of International Business Studies, the Journal of Management and the Strategic Management Journal. She has published numerous academic papers, many focusing on strategic alliances, and is the co-editor of two books. Among the books is Creating Value through International Strategy, which was co-edited with IESE professors Joan E. Ricart and Pankaj Ghemawat and published by Palgrave Macmillan.