Puig Chair of Global Leadership Development

Holder: Anneloes Raes

Leadership development is of paramount importance, especially in facing the current challenges of constant company transformation. To build sustainable organizations and maintain employee commitment and performance, human capital management strategies require leaders who adopt a long-term humanist approach, imbuing work with passion and meaning.

The mission of the Puig Chair of Global Leadership Development is to help understand and apply management policies on leadership development in global companies. To this end, the Chair encourages research into effective talent management strategies that enable companies to secure both long-term economic growth and social progress through the training of responsible global leaders.

Research lines

  • To study leadership development and human capital strategies as a source of a company’s sustainable competitive advantage.
  • To identify best practices in developing leaders for global success in leading companies.
  • To assess the impact of leadership development on companies’ overall performance.
  • To understand the processes enabling companies to develop a diverse, inter-generational workforce with long-term commitment to the organization.
  • To reflect upon effective ways of leading in different sectors, combining the strengths of creative and managerial professionals.
  • To identify organizational structures and governance mechanisms that facilitate retaining talent for top management teams.


  • Conferences: Spreading knowledge by participating in national and international congresses
  • Alumni: Sessions in the Alumni Learning Program
  • Teaching: Writing cases and other educational materials

Holder of the Chair

Anneloes Raes is professor in the Department of Managing People in Organizations and holder of the Puig Chair of Global Leadership Development at IESE. She holds a PhD in Organizational Behavior from Maastricht University and a M.A. in Psychology at the Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands. Prior to joining IESE, Prof. Raes worked as an Assistant Professor at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland, and she held visiting scholarships at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management and Harvard University.



Articles in other publications

APASCARITEI, P., ELVIRA, M. (2019). Diferencias en la búsqueda de empleo, por género, entre la población ocupada. Economistas (161), pp. 10 - 20.

Book Chapters

DÁVILA, A., ELVIRA, M. (2018). Revisiting the Latin American HRM model. In Chris Brewster, Wolfgang Mayrhofer & Elaine Farndale (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Comparative Human Resource Management, 2nd edition (pp. 393 - 407). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.


MAYANK DAYAL,, RAES, A. L. (2022). The African Safari: Managing a Team in Crisis (A). IESE, DPO-763-E.
MAYANK DAYAL,, RAES, A. L. (2022). The African Safari: Managing a Team in Crisis (B). IESE, DPO-764-E.
VILLAMOR, M., ELVIRA, M. (2020). YouTube's Susan Wojcicki: Can She Deliver Again? (B). IESE, SM-1690-E.
CALLEJA, L. M., SASTRE BOQUET, I., ELVIRA, M. (2019). UFINET Telecom: A New Change in Ownership (B). IESE, SM-1680-E.
CALLEJA, L. M., SASTRE BOQUET, I., ELVIRA, M. (2019). UFINET Telecom: un nuevo cambio en la propiedad (B). IESE, SM-1680.

Technical Notes

, VILLAMOR, M., ELVIRA, M. (2020). Diversity In Boards of Directors: A Synthesis and Review. IESE, DPON-159-E.

Journal Articles (refereed)

VOGEL, B., RAES, A., BRUCH, H. (2022). Mapping and managing productive organizational energy over time. The Energy pattern explorer tool. Long Range Planning, 55 (6), Article 102213. doi:10.1016/j.lrp.2022.102213.
KIPFELSBERGER, P., RAES, A., HERHAUSEN, D., KARK, R., BRUCH, H. (2022). Start with why. The transfer of work meaningfulness from leaders to followers and the role of dyadic tenure. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 43 (8), 1287-1309. doi:10.1002/job.2649.
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.
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.
LAS HERAS, M., KIM, S., ESCRIBANO, P. I., RAES, A. (2016). Well-being and Engagement as Predicted by Fit and Misfit of Work to Family Supervisor Interruption Behaviors and - Subordinate Interruption Tolerance. European Accounting and Management Review, 3 (1), 93 - 123. doi:10.26595/eamr.2014.3.1.5.
LAS HERAS, M., BOSCH, M. J., RAES, A. (2015). Sequential Mediation Among Family Friendly Culture and Outcomes. Journal of Business Research, 68 (11), 2366 - 2373. doi:10.1016/j.jbusres.2015.03.042.
KUNZE, F., RAES, A., BRUCH, H. (2015). It Matters How Old You Feel: Antecedents and Performance Consequences of Average Relative Subjective Age in Organizations. Journal of Applied Psychology, 100 (5), 1511 - 1526. doi:10.1037/a0038909.
STANDIFER, R., RAES, A., ET AL. (2015). Time in Teams: Cognitions, Conflict and Team Satisfaction. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 30 (6), 692 - 708. doi:10.1108/JMP-09-2012-0278.
RAES, A., BRUCH, H., DE JONG, S. B. (2013). How Top Management Team Behavioral Integration Can Impact Employee Work Outcomes. Theory Development and First Empirical Tests. Human Relations, 66 (2), 167 - 192. doi:10.1177/0018726712454554.
RAES, A., HEIJLTJES, M. G., GLUNK, U., ROE, R. A. (2011). The Interface of the Top Management Team and Middle Managers. A Process Model. Academy of Management Review, 36 (1), 102 - 126. doi:10.5465/AMR.2011.55662566.


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.

Articles in other publications

CANALS, J., CASSIMAN, B., ELVIRA, M., SIEBER, S., RAES, A. (2018). Cómo la IA cambiará (o no) tu modo de dirigir. Inteligencia artificial. IESE Insight (38), pp. 47 - 54.
CANALS, J., CASSIMAN, B., ELVIRA, M., SIEBER, S., RAES, A. (2018). How AI Will - and Won't - Change the Way You Manage. Artificial Intelligence. IESE Insight (38), pp. 47 - 54.
RAES, A. (2016). Die Teamness von Top Management Teams: Auswirkungen auf Menschen und Organisationen. Organisations Entwicklung, 1, pp. 36 - 58.
RAES, A. (2015). Haz que tus empleados se sientan más jóvenes. Para mejorar la productividad. Revista de Antiguos Alumnos (138), pp. 34 - 37.
RAES, A. (2015). It Isn't How Old You Are, But How Old You Feel. A Lower Subjective Age For A Higher Productivity. Alumni Magazine (138), pp. 28 - 31.


RAES, A. (2011). Top Management Teams. How to Be Effective Inside and Outside the Boardroom. New York: Business Expert Press.
RAES, A. (2008). Top Management Team Impact on Organizations. Determinants from Inside and Outside the Boardroom. Maastricht: Maastricht University.

Book Chapters

RAES, A., VAN VLIJMEN, K. (2017). The interface of top and middle managers. taking stock and moving forward. In Steven W. Floyd and Bill Wooldridge (Ed.), Handbook of Middle Management Strategy Process Research (pp. 473 - 492). Aldershot, UK: Edward Elgar.
SHAKIR, F. Y., KIPFELSBERGER, P., RAES, A., LEE, Y.-T. (2017). Personal Risk for Social Good: Yahya's Courageous Career and Leadership Decisions. In Rob Koonce (Ed.), Developing Leaders for Positive Organizing: A 21st Century Repertoire for Leading in Extraordinary Times (pp. 109 - 118). Bingley: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
RAES, A. (2012). How Strategic Leaders Set Directions and Install a Climate of Effective Leadership. In Responsible Corporate Competitiveness (RoCC), University of St. Gallen (Eds.), Strategische Unternehmensführung: Auf der Suche nach einer neuen Balance (pp. 18 - 20). St. Gallen: University of St. Gallen.
RAES, A., HEIJLTJES, M. G., GLUNK, U. (2009). Exploring temporal patterns of conflict and trust in teams. In Robert A. Roe, Mary J. Waller, Stewart R. Clegg (Eds.), Time in Organizational Research: Approaches and Methods (pp. 127 - 147). Abingdon, Oxon ; New York: Routledge.


MAYANK DAYAL,, RAES, A. L. (2022). The African Safari: Managing a Team in Crisis (A). IESE, DPO-763-E.
MAYANK DAYAL,, RAES, A. L. (2022). The African Safari: Managing a Team in Crisis (B). IESE, DPO-764-E.
BHARADWAJ, P., RAES, A. (2015). Raju Ketkale (A): Leading Toyota's Manufacturing Turnaround in India. IESE, DPO-369-E.
BHARADWAJ, P., RAES, A. (2015). Raju Ketkale (B): Leading Toyota's Manufacturing Turnaround in India. IESE, DPO-370-E.