Jaume
Ribera

Professor of Production, Technology and Operations Management

Center for Research in Healthcare Innovation Management (CRHIM)

  Doctor of Industrial Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
  Doctor of Philosophy (Industrial and Systems Engineering), University of Florida
  Master of Sciences (Operations Research), University of Florida

Jaume Ribera is professor of operations management at IESE Business School. He was also awarded a Fulbright fellowship to pursue doctoral studies in the US. Prof. Ribera holds an M.Sc. in operations research and a Ph. D. in mathematical systems theory from the University of Florida, and a doctorate in industrial engineering from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, where he is associate professor (currently on leave of absence).

Prof. Ribera served as deputy dean of faculty at IESE Business School from 1993-2001. He was the president of the European Operations Management Association (2004-2007) and was formerly secretary of the U.S. Operations Management Association (1992-97). He has served on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Operations and Production Management and the Harvard Business Review China. His current research interests lie in the areas of operations improvement management, health systems management and project management. He has published teaching materials (case studies, technical reports and electronic workbooks), academic research (Transportation Science, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, etc.) and casebooks and textbooks on these topics.

Prof. Ribera has been active in consultancy in supply chain management and project management and has extensive experience of working with private and public companies in different sectors (textile, pharmaceutical, automotive, electrical components, etc.) He has also participated as a consultant and project manager in health sector management projects in the EU, Central and Eastern Europe, and South America with private, public, European Union and World Bank financing. He was President of the Board of Unnim Caixa (a savings bank) and Unnim Bank in Spain and he now chairs the charity organization that was segregated from these institutions.

Areas of interest

* Design and improvement of operating systems
* Management of service operations and health systems operations
* China
* Project management

Publications

Journal Articles (refereed)

LÓPEZ-VIÑAS, M. L., COSTA, N., TIRVIÓ, C., DAVINS, J., MANZANERA, R., RIBERA, J., ... VALLÈS, R. (2014). Modelo de acreditación de centros de atención hospitalaria aguda de Cataluña. Medicina Clínica, 143 (Supplement), 68 - 73. doi:10.1016/j.medcli.2014.07.014.
SÁNCHEZ, A., LAGO, A., FERRÀS, X., RIBERA, J. (2011). Innovation Management Practices, Strategic Adaptation, and Business Results. Evidence from the Electronics Industry. Journal of Technology Management & Innovation, 6 (21), 14 - 39.
RIBERA, J. (1998). Regional Report on Operations Management in Spain. International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 18 (7), 639 - 643. doi:10.1108/01443579810217585.

Working Papers

RIVEROLA, J., RIBERA, J. (1990). Loading rules with a constant number of jobs in process: Capacity analysis and approximate calculation of system properties (DI-202-E).
VALOR SABATIER, J., RIBERA, J. (1990). Gestión en la empresa hospitalaria (DI-199).

Articles in other publications

MOSCOSO, P., RIBERA, J. (2015). Late And Over-Budget? A Method To Avoid Project Management Disasters. Forbes.
RIBERA, J., YANG, W. (2015). Insights from a Manufacturer's Perspective: Sourcing from China. Alumni Magazine (136), pp. 24 - 27.
RIBERA, J., YANG, W. (2015). Produciendo con proveedores de China: la visión de un fabricante. Revista de Antiguos Alumnos (136), pp. 28 - 31.
RIBERA, J. (2013). Antes de innovar, cúrese en salud. Un buen diagnóstico para lograr cambios de impacto. IESE Insight (18), pp. 56 - 63.
RIBERA, J. (2013). Check These Vital Signs Before Innovating. A Prognosis for Innovation. IESE Insight (18), pp. 56 - 63.

Books

SACHON, M., RIBERA, J., ZHANG, D., ZHANG, Y., CASTILLO, C., CHINA EUROPE INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS SCHOOL (CEIBS) (2016). The Chinese Automotive Industry in 2016. Barcelona: IESE.
RIBERA, J., SACHON, M., CALLARMAN, T. E., LI, H., SHEN, X., CASTILLO, C. (2014). The Chinese Automotive Industry in 2014. Shanghai: China Europe International Business School (CEIBS).
RIBERA, J., CALLARMAN, T. E., CHENG, C., CASTILLO, C., CHINA EUROPE INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS SCHOOL (CEIBS) (2012). The Chinese Automotive Industry in 2012. Shanghai: China Europe International Business School (CEIBS).

Edited books

RIBERA, J., GUTIÉRREZ FUENTES, J., ROSENMÖLLER, M. (2006). Gestión en el sector de la salud. Elementos de gestión en las instituciones, Vol. 2. Madrid: Pearson-Prentice Hall.
RIBERA, J., ROSENMÖLLER, M., GARCÍA PRAT, A., ET AL. (2002). Managing health systems for better health: The stewardship function of health ministries. Barcelona: Estudios y Ediciones IESE.

Book Chapters

RIBERA, J., SACHON, M. (2006). Gestión de operaciones. En Jaume Ribera, José A. Gutiérrez Fuentes, Magda Rosenmöller (Eds.), Gestión en el sector de la salud. Vol. 2: Elementos de gestión en las instituciones (pp. 3 - 42). Madrid: Pearson-Prentice Hall.
RIBERA, J. (2006). Gestión de proyectos. En Jaume Ribera, José A. Gutiérrez Fuentes, Magda Rosenmöller (Eds.), Gestión en el sector de la salud. Vol. 2: Elementos de gestión en las instituciones (pp. 121 - 156). Madrid: Pearson-Prentice Hall.
RIBERA, J., SACHON, M., ROSENMÖLLER, M. (2006). Gestión del riesgo. En Jaume Ribera, José A. Gutiérrez Fuentes, Magda Rosenmöller (Eds.), Gestión en el sector de la salud. Vol. 2: Elementos de gestión en las instituciones (pp. 433 - 459). Madrid: Pearson-Prentice Hall.
ROSENMÖLLER, M., RIBERA, J. (2006). Gestión de la calidad. En Jaume Ribera, José A. Gutiérrez Fuentes, Magda Rosenmöller (Eds.), Gestión en el sector de la salud. Vol. 2: Elementos de gestión en las instituciones (pp. 45 - 78). Madrid: Pearson-Prentice Hall.
LAGO, A., RIBERA, J., MOSCOSO, P. (2006). La prestación del servicio hospitalario. En Jaume Ribera, José A. Gutiérrez Fuentes, Magda Rosenmöller (Eds.), Gestión en el sector de la salud. Vol. 2: Elementos de gestión en las instituciones (pp. 79 - 118). Madrid: Pearson-Prentice Hall.

Studies

COHEN, J., CRESPO, C., RIBERA, J. (2020). Variabilidad en la adopción de biosimilares.
COHEN, J., GABAS, C., ACEITUNO, S., RIBERA, J. (2020). Modelo asistencial para la atención integral de pacientes con Espondiloartritis Axial y Artritis Psoriásica.
ANTOJA, G., RIBERA, J., MUR, J. (2019). ¿Cómo financiar las apps de salud?. Guía de navegación por los modelos de generación de ingresos en aplicaciones móviles de salud.
ESCUDERO, A., LIZÁN, L., ACEITUNO, S., RIBERA, J. (2018). El papel de la Evaluación de la Tecnologías Sanitarias (ETS) en la política farmacéutica. Versión abreviada. IESE.
YANKOVIC, N., RIBERA, J. (2017). Integración en los hospitales catalanes: descubriendo las claves de las intervenciones exitosas. IESE.

Cases

TATGE, L., LAGO, A., RIBERA, J. (2017). Amazon: equilibrio entre orientación al cliente y compromiso del empleado. IESE, P-1165.
TATGE, L., LAGO, A., RIBERA, J. (2017). Amazon: Balancing Customer Centricity with Employee Engagement. IESE, P-1165-E.
RIBERA, A., RIBERA, J. (2017). Hospital Sant Joan de Déu: From Charitable Hospital to Reference Hospital (A). IESE, P-1156-E.
RIBERA, A., RIBERA, J. (2017). Hospital Sant Joan de Déu: From Charitable Hospital to Reference Hospital (B). IESE, P-1157-E.
RIBERA, A., RIBERA, J. (2017). Hospital Sant Joan de Déu: de un hospital de beneficencia a un hospital de referencia (A). IESE, P-1156.

Technical Notes

RIBERA, J. (2018). Project Definition: Using the Logical Framework. IESE, PN-504-E.
RIBERA, J. (2018). Gestión ágil de proyectos. IESE, PN-505.
RIBERA, J. (2018). Definición de proyectos: utilizar el marco lógico. IESE, PN-504.
RIBERA, J. (2018). Agile Project Management. IESE, PN-505-E.
YANG, W., RIBERA, J. (2015). Sourcing From China - Insights From a Manufacturer. IESE, PN-498-E.