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Joan Enric Ricart
  • Joan Enric Ricart

  • Professor of Strategic Management
  • Carl Schroeder Chair of Strategic Management
  • CGS - Center for Globalization and Strategy

  • Ph.D. in Managerial Economics, Northwestern University
    Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
    Ph.D. in Economics and Business Administration, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Areas of Interest

    * Strategic management
    * Organizational design
    * Sustainable development
    * Telecommunications
    * Economics of organizations
    * Corporate governance
    * Business models
    * Offshoring

Joan E. Ricart is professor of economics and strategic management and head of IESE's Strategic Management Department. He is also associate director of faculty for the departments of strategic management, economy, production, technology and operations, and entrepreneurship. In addition, Prof. Ricart holds IESE's Carl Schroeder Chair of Strategic Management. He served as president of the Strategic Management Society, an international organization comprised of academics, business practitioners and consultants dedicated to expanding knowledge and exchanging ideas on the strategic management process. He is also founding president of the European Academy of Management (EURAM) and vice-president of the Iberoamerican Academy of Management. In addition, he is Fellow of SMS, Euram and IAM

As a visiting professor, Prof. Ricart has taught and conducted research in diverse settings including at IPADE (Mexico), INALDE (Colombia), IAE (Argentina), Universidad de Piura (Peru), IDE (Ecuador), UNISA (South Africa) and Università di Catania. During the academic year 1992-93 he was research fellow at Harvard Business School. He has also supervised a number of doctoral theses and research projects.

Prof. Ricart has published numerous books, with publishing houses such afs Edward Elgar, J. Wiley and Sons, McGraw-Hill, NCC-Blackwell and Estudios y Ediciones IESE. He has also authored a number of articles in international and national journals including Econometrica, European Economic Review, Interfaces, Journal of Finance, Journal of Information Systems, Knowledge Process Management, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Strategic Management Journal, Harvard Business Review, Long Range Planning, European Management Review, Management Research, Journal of International Business Studies, International Management Review, British Journal of Management, Harvard Deusto Business Review, Papeles de Economía, and Revista Española de Economía. In addition, he has produced a wide range of teaching material (cases and technical and research notes).

Prof. Ricart has been a member and director of the scientific committee of the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM) and also serves on the Harvard Business School-IESE Committee. He is also a member of the R&D Steering Committee of the EFMD.