Managing People in Organizations Department

The Managing People in Organizations Department helps managers understand the interplay between management action, human resources management and labor relations in business strategy.

The department focuses its teaching and research on the crucial role people play as the main source of competitive advantage. In doing so, they reflect IESE’s humanistic view of management, providing students and program participants with insights to help them in their professional roles and decision-making.

Coursework includes Managing People in Organizations, Careers in Organizations, Communication and Interpersonal Relations, Executive Personality, Global Roll-out Workshop, Innovation Management, Leadership and Organizational Change, Management of Non-Profit Institutions, Managing Business and Public Administration, and Teamwork: How to Improve its Performance.

Through their research, the department’s faculty is exploring the most recent and influential ideas relating to the management of people in organizations.

Areas of expertise

  • Cross-cultural management
  • Coaching, personnel development and management careers
  • Organizational change and development
  • Work and family balance
  • HR strategy
  • Worker motivation in the new forms of work: temporary & telework
  • Labor relations

Former Collaborators

Publications

Journal Articles (refereed)

RAES, A., DE JONG, S. B., BRUCH, H. (2022). Setting the tone at the top. How the interface processes of organizational climate and non-TMT Managers' leadership transmit TMT cohesion to employees. Long Range Planning, 55 (3), Article 102157. doi:10.1016/j.lrp.2021.102157.
AUDIA, P. G., ROUSSEAU, H. E., BRION, S. (2022). CEO power and nonconforming reference group selection. Organization Science, 33 (2), 831-853. doi:10.1287/orsc.2020.1397.
CAMPOS RETANA, R., RODRÍGUEZ-LLUESMA, C. (2022). Authentic learning through the case method in customized executive programs in Latin America. The International Journal of Management Education, 20 (1). doi:10.1016/j.ijme.2022.100599.
RODRÍGUEZ-LLUESMA, C., CAMPOS RETANA, R. (2022). Overcoming boundaries between companies and business schools. The Case of customized executive programs. The International Journal of Management Education, 20 (1). doi:10.1016/j.ijme.2022.100608.
VAZ, S. L., RAES, A., HEYDEN, M. L. M. (2022). Realizing implementation through relational exchanges with top managers. The mediating role of middle managers’ divergent strategic behavior. Journal of Management Control, 33 (1), 81-108. doi:10.1007/s00187-021-00333-4.
DENNERLEIN, T., KIRKMAN, B. L. (2022). The hidden dark side of empowering leadership. The moderating role of hindrance stressors in explaining when empowering employees can promote moral disengagement and unethical pro-organizational behavior.. Journal of Applied Psychology. doi:10.1037/apl0001013. (Online first)
NEELEY, T., REICHE, S. (2022). How global leaders gain power through downward deference and reduction of social distance. Academy of Management Journal, 65 (1), 11-34. doi:10.5465/amj.2019.0531.
SELMER, J., DICKMAN, M., FROESE, F. J., LAURING, J., REICHE, S., SHAFFER, M. (2022). The potential of virtual global mobility. Implications for practice and research. Journal of Global Mobility, 10 (1), pp. 1-13.
WOIKE, J. K., HAFENBRÄDL, S., KANNGIESSER, P., HERTWIG, R. (2022). The transmission game: Testing behavioral interventions in a pandemic-like simulation. Science Advances, 8 (8), eabk0428. doi:10.1126/sciadv.abk0428.
AKKAN, E., LEE, Y. -T., REICHE, S. (2022). How and when do prior international experiences lead to global work?. A career motivation perspective. Human Resource Management, 61 (1), 117-132. doi:doi.org/10.1002/hrm.22083.

Working Papers

RIBERA A., A., CIRASOLA, L., PLAMENOVA DJOUROVA, N. (2021). Validation of a Personality Assessment Tool (TCI-R) in a Cross-cultural Sample of Young Managers (WP-1304-E). Barcelona: IESE.
BONET, R., ELVIRA, M., VISINTIN, S. (2020). Hiring Temps But Losing Perms? Temporary Hiring And Voluntary Turnover Of Permanent Employees In A Dual Labor Market Context (WP-1239-E).
ÁLVAREZ DE MON, S., GARCÍA-LOMBARDÍA, P. (2019). Calidad de la representación parlamentaria. Comparación internacional (WP-1228). Barcelona: IESE.
GARCÍA-LOMBARDÍA, P., ÁLVAREZ DE MON, S. (2019). Calidad de la representación parlamentaria en España. Cortes Constituyentes (1977-1979) y XII Legislatura (2016-2018) (WP-1214). Barcelona: IESE.
ÁLVAREZ DE MON, S., GARCÍA-LOMBARDÍA, P. (2018). Sociedad y Parlamento. La calidad de la representación (WP-1209). Barcelona: IESE.

Proceedings

PELTOKORPI, V., FROESE, F. J., REICHE, S. (2021). How and when do reintegration facilitate repatriate knowledge transfer? Academy of Management Proceedings.
NGUYEN THIEN, P., RAES, A., LEE, Y.-T. (2020). How do we find meaningfulness in work?. A Process theory based on the dialogic practice. Annual Meeting Proceedings: Virtual 2020 (pp. 19346). Academy of Management Proceedings.
ROFCANIN, Y., LAS HERAS, M., BOSCH, M. J., MARESCAUX, E., MUGHAL, F., ERDOGAN, B. (2019). Do You Get What You Desire? Consequences of (In)Congruence of Desired and Actual Servant Leadership. Academy of Management Proceedings.
GERMEYS, L., BOSCH, M. J., ROFCANIN, Y., LAS HERAS, M., ERERDI, C. (2019). How support from the supervisor's spouse and co-workers averts the employee's deviant work behavior? Academy of Management Proceedings.
STOLLBERGER, J., LAS HERAS, M., BOSCH, M. J. (2019). Serving Followers and Family? A Trickle-Down Model of How Servant Leadership Shapes Work Performance. Academy of Management Proceedings.

ELVIRA, M. (2021). Boarding pass: divestitures and the proportion of women on firms' boards. SMS 41st Annual Conference, Virtual Toronto.
REICHE, S. (2021). Foreign academic careers. Between placement, promotion and power. Workshop for junior faculty as part of the Autumn conference “Wissenschaftliche Kommission im VHB".
ELVIRA, M., SABANCI, H. (2021). Temporary employment, precarity trap in low-paying jobs, and wage inequality. 81st Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management.
ELVIRA, M., SABANCI, H. (2021). Temporary employment, precarity trap in low-paying jobs, and wage inequality. 116th ASA Virtual Annual Meeting.
ELVIRA, M. (2021). Temporary employment, precarity trap in low-paying jobs, and wage inequality. 37th EGOS Colloquium 2021, Amsterdam.

Articles in other publications

DE LA CIERVA, Y. (2021). Culture wars: Take a stand or sit them out? IESE Business School Insight (160), pp. 60-67.
DE LA CIERVA, Y. (2021). Guerra cultural: posicionarte o mantenerte al margen. IESE Business School Insight (160), pp. 60-67.
SELMER, J., DICKMAN, M., FROESE, F. J., LAURING, J., REICHE, S., SHALFER, M. A. (2021). The potential of virtual global mobility (VGM). Implications for practice and research. Journal of Global Mobility.
REICHE, S., NEELEY, T. (2021). El poder de ceder. IESE Business School Insight (158), pp. 68-75.
REICHE, S., NEELEY, T. (2021). The upsides of downward deference. IESE Business School Insight (158), pp. 68-75.

Books

REY, C., ALMANDOZ, J. (2021). Sense of purpose. Reflections on meaningful work. Barcelona: DPMC Foundation.
ÁLVAREZ DE MON, S. (2021). Las conversaciones que no tenemos. Filosofía del encuentro. Barcelona: Plataforma Editorial.
PIN ARBOLEDAS, J. R., STEIN, G. (2020). Liderar personas con inteligencia artificial. Boston: McGraw Hill.
DE LA CIERVA, Y. (2020). Crisis management in the Catholic Church. Principles and best practices. Independently published.
CHINCHILLA, N., JIMENEZ, E., GARCÍA-LOMBARDÍA, P. (2020). Integrating Life. How to lead successfully your professional and personal career in a global world.

Edited books

OSLAND, J. S., REICHE, S., SZKUDLAREK, B., MENDENHALL, M. E. (2022). Advances in Global Leadership. Bingley: Emerald Publishing Limited.
GRAU, M., LAS HERAS, M., RILEY BOWLES, H. (2022). Engaged fatherhood for men, families and gender equality. Healthcare, social policy, and work perspectives. Cham: Springer International Publishing.
RIBERA, A., MC FARLANE, A., PLAMENOVA, N., ORTIZ, E. (2020). The 7 moments of coaching. Stories of inner journeys. Barcelona: Editorial Reverté.
LAS HERAS, M., CHINCHILLA, N., GRAU, M. (2020). The New ideal worker. Organizations between work-life balance, gender and leadership. Cham: Springer International Publishing.
RIBERA, A., MC FARLANE, A., PLAMENOVA, N. (2019). Los 7 momentos del coaching. Conversaciones para un viaje interior. Barcelona: Editorial Reverté.

Book Chapters

ADLER, N. J., SACKMANN, S., ARIELI, S., AKTER, M. (., BARMEYER, C., BARZANTNY, C., ... ZHANG, Z. -X. (2022). The Grand challenge none of us chose:. Succeeding (and failing) against the global pandemic. In Osland, Joyce S.; Reiche, B Sebastian; Szkudlarek, Betina; Mendenhall, Mark E. (Eds.), Advances in Global Leadership (pp. 51-53). Bingley: Emerald Publishing Limited.
REICHE, S., OSLAND, J. S., MENDENHALL, M. E., SKUDLAREK, B. (2022). Global leadership effectiveness. First steps and future directions. In Osland, Joyce S.; Reiche, B Sebastian; Szkudlarek, Betina; Mendenhall, Mark E. (Eds.), Advances in Global Leadership (pp. 249-259). Bingley: Emerald Publishing Limited.
HARZING, A. -W., REICHE, S., PUDELKO, M. (2021). Intercultural survey research. Challenges and suggested solutions. In Guttormsen, David S. A.; Lauring, Jakob and Chapman, Malcolm (Eds.), Field guide to intercultural research (pp. 29-40). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.
REICHE, S., MENDENHALL, M. E., SZKUDLAREK, B., OSLAND, J. S. (2020). At the heart and beyond. What can global leadership researchers learn from perspectives on the COVID-19 pandemic?. In Osland, J.S.; Szkudlarek, B.; Mendenhall, M.E. and Reiche, B.S. (Eds.), Advances in global Leadership (pp. 261-282). Bingley: Emerald Publishing Limited.
OSLAND, J. S., MENDENHALL, M. E., REICHE, S., SZKUDLAREK, B., BOLDEN, R., COURTICE, P., ... MAZNEVSKI, M. (2020). Perspectives on global leadership and the COVID-19 crisis. In Osland, J.S.; Szkudlarek, B.; Mendenhall, M.E. and Reiche, B.S. (Eds.), Advances in Global Leadership (pp. 3-56). Bingley: Emerald Publishing Limited.

Studies

VISINTIN, S., ELVIRA, M. (2022). Índice de Dinamismo Laboral CegidMeta4 IDL, abril del 2022. 14ª edición. IESE.
ATREVIA,, IESE (2022). Mujeres en los Consejos de las empresas cotizadas. X Informe de mujeres en el IBEX. V Radiografía del mercado contínuo (Índice general de la Bolsa de Madrid).
LLEÓ, Á., CHINCHILLA, N., RUIZ-PÉREZ, F., REY, C., ALLOZA, Á. (2022). Purpose Strength Project®: evidencias empíricas sobre la implantación del propósito corporativo. IESE.
VISINTIN, S., ELVIRA, M. (2021). Índice de Dinamismo Laboral Meta4 IDL, Octubre del 2021. 13ª edición. IESE.
LAS HERAS M., M., GIFRA, J. (2021). Un lugar de trabajo sostenible: hacia un modelo remoto y presencial. IESE.

Cases

PÉREZ, P., RODRÍGUEZ-LLUESMA, C., PIN ARBOLEDAS, J. R. (2022). Consultora ABC (A): el trabajo de consultoría. IESE, DPO-455.
PÉREZ, P., RODRÍGUEZ-LLUESMA, C., PIN ARBOLEDAS, J. R. (2022). Consultora ABC (B): El final. IESE, DPO-456.
ALMANDOZ, J., SAMILA, S. (2022). The Promotion Decision. IESE, DPO-776-E.
PIN ARBOLEDAS, J. R., STEIN, G. (2022). Digital Insurance: una estrategia de compensación (B). IESE, DPO-774.
PIN ARBOLEDAS, J. R., STEIN, G. (2022). Digital Insurance: una estrategia de compensación (C). IESE, DPO-775.

Technical Notes

STEIN, G., GARCÍA DE SANTOS, T. (2022). Criterios de decisión de un inversor: Warren Buffett. IESE, DPON-358.
PLAMENOVA DJOUROVA, N., ORTIZ, E., RIBERA, A. (2022). The MINDSET Coaching Model. A Balanced Integration of Academic Rigor and Action-Oriented Practice. IESE, DPON-353-E.
BRION, S., SALCEDO, K. (2022). Positional Power. Diagnosing and Developing Positional Power. IESE, DPON-357-E.
(2021). El análisis transaccional (I). Los estados del yo. Sus claves. IESE, DPON-354.
CHINCHILLA, N. (2021). El análisis transaccional (II). Problemas funcionales. Transacciones. IESE, DPON-355.