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)

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. doi:https://doi.org/10.1287/stsc.2020.0104. (Online first)
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.
PASTORIZA, D., ARIÑO, M. A., RICART, J. E., CANELA, M. Á. (2015). Does an Ethical Work Context Generate Internal Social Capital? Journal of Business Ethics, 129 (1), 77 - 92. doi:10.1007/s10551-014-2145-4.
DEMIL, B., LECOCQ, X., RICART, J. E., ZOTT, C. (2015). Introduction to the SEJ Special Issue on Business Models: Business Models within the Domain of Strategic Entrepreneurship. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 9 (1), 1 - 11. doi:10.1002/sej.1194.

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).

Articles in other publications

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.
RICART, J. E., REY, C. (2017). Strategising for the future. The European Business Review, pp. 7 - 11.

Books

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.
BERRONE, P., RICART, J. E., DUCH T-FIGUERAS, A. I. (2017). Cities And Social Cohesion: Designing More Inclusive Urban Areas. CreateSpace.

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. (2019). 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.
RICART, J. E. (2019). The role of the CEO in business model renewal. 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

BERRONE, P., RICART, J. E. (2020). Índice IESE Cities in Motion 2020.
BERRONE, P., RICART, J. E. (2020). IESE Cities in Motion Index 2020.
ZAMORA, J., RICART, J. E., GUERRA CORTADA, T., PÉREZ TEJADA, J. L. (2020). Estudio IESE-Penteo sobre transformación digital en España.
SALVADOR, J., TRILLAS, F., RICART, J. E., RODRIGUEZ PLANAS, M. (2020). Sants Food Market (Barcelona).
PIEDRA, J., RICART, J. E. (2019). Cap Djinet Sea Water Desalination Plant (Algeria).

Cases

RICART, J. E., CARENZO, M., TAPIA, A. (2020). Glovo. From Startup to Unicorn. IESE, SM-1694-E.
RICART I COSTA, J. E., TAPIA PAGÈS, A., CARENZO, M. (2019). Glovo 1.0. Launching a New Business Model in the Ultra-Competitive Last-Mile Delivery Landscape. IESE, SM-1683-E.
DUCH, A. I., RICART, J. E., BERRONE, P. (2019). La transformación de Medellín: hacia una sociedad urbana más equitativa, innovadora y participativa. IESE, SM-1681.
TARZIJAN, J., KOLIATIC, M., RICART, J. E. (2019). Sky Airline: Business Model Transformation and Future Challenges. IESE, SM-1682-E.
DUCH, A. I., RICART, J. E., BERRONE, P. (2019). Medellíns Transformation: Towards a More Equitable, Innovative and Participatory Urban Society. IESE, SM-1681-E.

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.