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

Joan E. Ricart, Fellow of the SMS and EURAM, is professor of Strategic Management and Carl Schroeder Chair of Strategic Management at IESE Business School. In this school, he has been Director of the Doctoral Program (1995-2006), Associate Dean for Research (2001-2006), Associate Director for Faculty and Research (2006-2014), and Chairman of the Strategic Management Department (1993-2016).

He is also Vice-president of the Iberoamerican Academy of Management. He was the Founding president of the European Academy of Management (EURAM) and President of the Strategic Management Society (SMS). He was the academic director of the EIASM and member of the research committee of the EFMD.

Joan E. Ricart holds a Ph.D in Managerial Economics, Northwestern University; Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya; and Ph.D. in Economics and Business Administration, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

Joan E. Ricart has a wide and recognized international experience as lecturer. Before joining IESE he was Professor in Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and in Universidad Autònoma de Barcelona. Throughout his career, he has been visiting Professor in many Business Schools around the world: IPADE (Mexico); IAE (Argentina); IDE (Ecuador); UNISA (South Africa)… He has also supervised several doctoral theses and research projects.

He has published several books and articles in leading journals as Strategic Management Journal, Harvard Business Review, Journal of International Business Studies, Econometric or Quarterly Journal of Economics. He is co-academic director of IESE Cities in Motion and academic director of the UN center of excellence of PPP for Cities. His current work focuses on cities, business models, and offshoring.

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Areas of interest

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

Publications

Journal Articles (refereed)

CARRASCO, C., SNIHUR, Y., BERRONE, P., RICART, J. E. (2022). The stakeholder value proposition of digital platforms in an urban ecosystem. Research Policy, 51 (4), Article 104488. doi:10.1016/j.respol.2022.104488.
RICART, J. E., REY, C. (2022). Purpose in corporate governance. The Path towards a more sustainable world. Sustainability, 14 (8), Article 4384. doi:10.3390/su14084384.
RICART, J. E., SNIHUR, Y., CARRASCO, C., BERRONE, P. (2020). Grassroots resistance to digital platforms and relational business model design to overcome it. a conceptual framework. Strategy Science, 5 (3), 271-291. doi:https://doi.org/10.1287/stsc.2020.0104.
BERRONE, P., RICART, J. E., DUCH T-FIGUERAS, A. I., BERNARDO, V., SALVADOR, J., PIEDRA PEÑA, J., RODRÍGUEZ PLANAS, M. (2019). EASIER: An Evaluation Model for Public-Private Partnerships Contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals. Sustainability, 11 (8), 1 - 25. doi:10.3390/su11082339.
PISANI, N., RICART, J. E. (2018). Offshoring Innovation to Emerging Countries: The Effects of IP Protection and Cultural Differences on Firms' Decision to Augment Versus Exploit Home-Base-Knowledge. Management International Review, 58 (6), 871 - 909. doi:10.1007/s11575-018-0362-2.
FONTRODONA, J., RICART, J. E., BERRONE, P. (2018). Ethical Challenges in Strategic Management: The 19th IESE International Symposium on Ethics, Business and Society. Journal of Business Ethics, 152 (4), 887 - 898. doi:10.1007/s10551-018-3825-2.
PAZ-APARICIO, C., MUÑOZ-BULLÓN, F., SANCHEZ-BUENO, M. J., RICART, J. E. (2018). Selecting The Governance Mode When Offshoring Knowledge-Intensive Activities. Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, 24 (4), 275 - 287. doi:10.1016/j.pursup.2018.10.001.
PAZ-APARICIO, C., RICART, J. E., BONACHE, J. (2017). Understanding the Decision to Offshore Human Resource Activities: A Coevolutionary Perspective. International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 47 (2/3), 175 - 197. doi:10.1108/IJPDLM-09-2015-0224.
BERRONE, P., RICART, J. E., CARRASCO, C. (2016). The Open Kimono: Toward a General Framework for Open Data Initiatives in Cities. California Management Review, 59 (1), 39 - 70. doi:10.1177/0008125616683703.
PISANI, N., RICART, J. E. (2016). Offshoring of Services: A Review of the Literature and Organizing Framework. Management International Review, 56 (3), 385 - 424. doi:10.1007/s11575-015-0270-7.

Working Papers

CASADESUS-MASANELL, R., RICART, J. E. (2009). From strategy to business model and to tactics (DI-813-E).
CASADESUS-MASANELL, R., RICART, J. E. (2009). Company strategy: Business model reconfiguration for innovation and internationalization (DI-807-E).
AGNESE, P., RICART, J. E. (2009). Offshoring: Facts and figures at the country level (DI-792-E).
CASADESUS-MASANELL, R., RICART, J. E. (2007). Competing through business models (DI-713-E).
ADEGBESAN, A., RICART, J. E. (2007). What do we really know about when technological innovation improves performance (and when it does not)? (DI-668-E).

Proceedings

PASTORIZA, D., ARIÑO, M. A., RICART, J. E. (2008). Drivers of organizational social capital in the firm. An empirical exploration. Academy of Management Proceedings (pp. 1 - 6).

RICART, J. E. (2021). A Changing agenda for corporate governance. MMOBE-DEMO Programme course 2021/22.
RICART, J. E., ALEGRE, I., YONG, A., ROUSSEAU, H., BERRONE, P. (2021). Does Voluntary regulation supplement or substitute for organizations’ readiness for climate change?. Evidence of the impact of voluntary regulation on green public procurement. SMS 41st Annual Conference, Virtual Toronto.
RICART, J. E., CARRASCO, C., BERRONE, P., SNIHUR, Y. (2021). Keeping promises. Do digital platforms benefit the urban ecosystem?. EURAM 2021: Reshaping capitalism for a sustainable world.
RICART, J. E. (2021). From business models to business model impacts in smart cities and communities.. 6th International Conference on New Business Models.
RICART, J. E., BERRONE, P., GIULIODORI, A., ROUSSEAU, H. E. (2020). How can managementsScholarship help organizations achieve sustainable development goals?. A Process based appoach. EURAM 2020: The Business of now: the future starts here.

Articles in other publications

ZAMORA, J., RICART, J. E. (2020). Radiografía de la transformación digital en España. Seis metacompetencias críticas. Harvard Deusto Business Review (303), pp. 20-37.
CASARIN, A. A., CASTELLÓ MOLINA, I., RICART, J. E., ET AL. (2017). Los riesgos de la estrategia basada en el corto plazo. Harvard Deusto Business Review (271), pp. 44 - 46.
BERRONE, P., RICART, J. E., FERRADANS, H., RODRÍGUEZ PLANAS, M., SALVADOR, J. (2017). 7 Forces to Success in PPPs. Smart Cities via Public-Private Partnerships. IESE Insight (34), pp. 15 - 23.
BERRONE, P., RICART, J. E., FERRADANS, H., RODRÍGUEZ PLANAS, M., SALVADOR, J. (2017). Siete requisitos para una cooperación público-privada de éxito. Ciudades inteligentes. IESE Insight (34), pp. 15 - 23.
RICART, J. E., BERRONE, P. (2017). La economía colaborativa en las ciudades. Harvard Deusto Business Review (265), pp. 50 - 64.

Books

BERRONE, P., RICART, J. E., TATGE, L. (2022). Cities and technology. Building cities in the age of information. Barcelona: IESE.
BERRONE, P., RICART, J. E., DUCH T-FIGUERAS, A. I. (2019). Cities and International Outreach: The era of the global city. Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing.
BERRONE, P., FAGEDA, X., LLUMÀ, C., RICART, J. E., RODRÍGUEZ, M., SALVADOR, J., ... PPP FOR CITIES - SPECIALIST CENTRE ON PPP IN SMART AND SUSTAINABLE CITIES (2018). Parceria Público-Privada na América Latina. Guia para Governos Regionais e Locais. Caracas: CAF.
BERRONE, P., FAGEDA, X., LLUMÀ, C., RICART, J. E., RODRÍGUEZ, M., SALVADOR, J., ... PPP FOR CITIES - SPECIALIST CENTRE ON PPP IN SMART AND SUSTAINABLE CITIES (2018). Public-Private Partnership in Latin America. A Guide for Regional and Local Governments. Caracas: CAF.
BERRONE, P., FAGEDA, X., LLUMÀ, C., RICART, J. E., RODRÍGUEZ, M., SALVADOR, J., ... PPP FOR CITIES - SPECIALIST CENTRE ON PPP IN SMART AND SUSTAINABLE CITIES (2018). Asociación Público-Privada en América Latina. guía para gobiernos regionales y locales. Caracas: CAF.

Edited books

CALDART, A., RICART, J. E., CARRERA, A. (2019). General Management in Latin and Ibero American Organizations: A Humanistic Perspective. Abingdon, Oxon ; New York: Routledge.
RICART, J. E., ROSANAS, J. M. (2012). Towards a New Theory of the Firm. Humanizing the Firm and the Management Profession. Bilbao: Fundación BBVA.
GUAL, J., RICART, J. E. (2001). Strategy, organization and the changing nature of work. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Book Chapters

RICART, J. E. (2021). El propósito en el gobierno corporativo y el modelo de negocio. En Delgado Gómez, José Manuel; Huerta Arribas, Emilio; Ocaña Pérez de Tudela, Carlos (Eds.), Empresa, Economía y Sociedad. Homenaje a Vicente Salas Fumás.. Madrid: Fundación de las Cajas de Ahorros - FUNCAS.
RICART, J. E. (2020). The CEO as a business model innovator in an AI world. In Jordi Canals, Franz Heukamp (Eds.) (Eds.), The Future of management in an AI world: redefining purpose and strategy in the fourth industrial revolution (pp. 185 - 203). Basingstoke [England]: Palgrave Macmillan.
REY, C., RICART, J. E. (2019). Why Purpose Needs Strategy (and Vice Versa). In Carlos Rey, Miquel Bastons, Phil Sotok (Eds.), Purpose-driven Organizations: Management Ideas for a Better World (pp. 43 - 56). Basingstoke [England]: Palgrave Macmillan.
RICART, J. E., LLOPIS, J. (2019). A general manager's agenda: What good managers do. In Caldart, A., Ricart, J.E. and Carrera, A. (Eds), General Management in Latin and Ibero American Organizations: A Humanistic Perspective. Abingdon, Oxon ; New York: Routledge.
CALDART, A., RICART, J. E. (2019). Introduction: The practice of general management. In Caldart, A., Ricart, J.E. and Carrera, A. (Eds), General Management in Latin and Ibero American Organizations: A Humanistic Perspective. Abingdon, Oxon ; New York: Routledge.

Studies

ALICIA PLANA OLÍAS,, JORDI SALVADOR, RICART, J. E. (2022). Towards New Mobility in Barcelona. Lessons learned from other cities.. IESE.
JORDI SALVADOR,, RICART, J. E., JUAN PIEDRA (2021). Caso del Ciclo integral del agua en la ciudad de Almería (España). IESE.
JORDI SALVADOR,, RICART, J. E., JUAN PIEDRA (2021). Total Water Cycle Management In The City Of Almería (Andalusia, Spain). IESE.
BERRONE, P., RICART, J. E. (2020). Índice IESE Cities in Motion 2020. IESE, Barcelona, España.
BERRONE, P., RICART, J. E. (2020). IESE Cities in Motion Index 2020. IESE, Barcelona, Spain.

Cases

BERRONE, P., CALDART, A., RICART, J. E., SASTRE BOQUET, I. (2021). Tesla in the 2020s: Moment of Truth for the "Master Plan". IESE, SM-1707-E.
PEIRET, C., BERRONE, P., RICART, J. E. (2020). Sidewalk Toronto: Are smart cities the future of urban development? IESE, SM-1696-E.
PEIRET, C., BERRONE, P., RICART, J. E. (2020). Sidewalk Toronto: ¿Las ciudades inteligentes son el futuro del desarrollo urbanístico? IESE, SM-1696.
RICART, J. E., CARENZO, M., TAPIA, A. (2020). Glovo. From Startup to Unicorn. IESE, SM-1694-E.
TAPIA PAGÈS, A., CARENZO, M., RICART, J. E. (2019). Glovo 2.0. Pivotando Hacia Un Nuevo Modelo De Negocio. IESE, SM-1684.

Technical Notes

RICART, J. E. (2012). Strategy in the 21st Century: Business Models in Action. IESE, SMN-685-E.
RICART, J. E. (2012). Estrategia en el siglo XXI. Modelos de negocio en acción. IESE, SMN-685.
RICART, J. E., LLOPIS, J., PASTORIZA, D. (2011). ¿Qué sabemos de los altos directivos de éxito? IESE, SMN-677.
ADEGBESAN, A., RICART, J. E. (2011). The Offshoring of High-Value Services and the Globalization of Capability Sourcing. IESE, SMN-670-E.
PASTORIZA, D., RICART, J. E. (2006). Changing the Role of the General Manager. An Evolutionary Perspective. IESE, DGN-650-E.