Las Heras

Associate Professor of Managing People in Organizations

ICWF - International Center for Work and Family

• Ph.D. in Business Administration, Boston University
• Master in Business Administration, IESE, University of Navarra
• Degree in Industrial Engineering (Industrial Organization), Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

Mireia is an Associate Professor at IESE Business School where she serves as the Research Director of the International Center for Work and Family. She got her degree on Industrial Engineering at the Polytechnic School of Catalonia, specializing on Industrial Organization, in Barcelona-Spain, and holds an MBA from IESE Business School, and a Doctorate in Business Administration from Boston University.

In 2009 she has co-edited a book on work family, A Practical Guide for Implementing Effective Work Family Policies Across Countries, and she has published other articles in work family integration, career development and leadership. She is involved in an international project of Career Management, and she is also working on different projects that focus on Career Management, Dynamism of Career Success and its interplay with Work and Family Integration. She is an active consultant and coach in the area of Work Family Balance and Career Development for NCH&Partners.

Areas of interest

*Work-Family Balance and Integration
*Career Management
*Social Networking and Career Management
*Women In Leadership


Journal Articles (refereed)

ROFCANIN, Y., LAS HERAS, M., ESCRIBANO PINTO, P., STANKO, T. (2020). FSSBs and Elderly Care: Exploring the Role of Organizational Context on Employees' Overall Health and Work-Family Balance Satisfaction. Journal of Business and Psychology, 35 (3), 403 - 419. doi:10.1007/s10869-019-09629-8.
KELLY, C. M., ROFCANIN, Y., LAS HERAS, M., OGBONNAYA, C., MARESCAUX, E., BOSCH, M. J. (2019). Seeking an "i-deal" balance: Schedule-flexibility i-deals as mediating mechanisms between supervisor emotional support and employee work and home performance. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 118. doi:10.1016/j.jvb.2019.103369.
ROFCANIN, Y., LAS HERAS, M., BOSCH, M. J., ET AL. (2019). A Closer Look at the Positive Crossover Between Supervisors and Subordinates. The Role of Home and Work Engagement. Human Relations, 72 (11), 1776 - 1804. doi:10.1177/0018726718812599.
STOLLBERGER, J., LAS HERAS, M., ROFCANIN, Y., BOSCH, M. J. (2019). Serving followers and family? A trickle-down model of how servant leadership shapes employee work performance. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 112, 158 - 171. doi:10.1016/j.jvb.2019.02.003.
ROFCANIN, Y., BAKKER, A. B., BERBER, A., GÖLGECI, I., LAS HERAS, M. (2019). Relational Job Crafting: Exploring the Role of Employee Motives with a Weekly Diary Study. Human Relations, 72 (4), 859 - 866. doi:10.1177/0018726718779121.
BÖREKÇI, D., ROFCANIN, Y., LAS HERAS, M., BERBER, A. (2018). Deconstructiong Organizational Resilience: A Multiple-Case Study. Journal of Management & Organization. doi:10.1017/jmo.2018.72. (Online first)
ROFCANIN, Y., LAS HERAS, M., BAL, M., VAN DER HEIJDEN, B., TASER ERDOGAN, D. (2018). A Trickle-Down Model of Task and Development I-Deals. Human Relations, 71 (11), 1508 - 1534.
ROFCANIN, Y., DE JONG, J., LAS HERAS, M., KIM, S. (2018). The Moderating Role of Prosocial Motivation on the Association Between Family-Supportive Supervisor Behaviours and Employee Outcomes. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 107, 153 - 167. doi:10.1016/j.jvb.2018.04.001.
BOSCH, M. J., LAS HERAS, M., RUSSO, M., ROFCANIN, Y., GRAU GRAU, M. (2018). How Context Matters: The Relationship Between Family Supportive Supervisor Behaviours And Motivation To Work Moderated By Gender Inequality. Journal of Business Research, 82, 46 - 55. doi:10.1016/j.jbusres.2017.08.026.
LAS HERAS, M., ROFCANIN, Y., BAL, M., STOLLBERGER, J. (2017). How Do Flexibility I-Deals Relate to Work Performance? Exploring the Roles of Family Performance and Organizational Context. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 38 (8), 1280 - 1294. doi:10.1002/job.2203.

Working Papers

KIM, S., LAS HERAS, M. (2012). A qualitative analysis of facilitating conditions for work-family enrichment (DI-957-E).


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.
TASER ERDOGAN, D., BOSCH, M. J., STOLLBERGER, J., ROFCANIN, Y., LAS HERAS, M. (2018). Family motivation of supervisors: Exploring the impact on subordinate work performance. Academy of Management Proceedings.
MARESCAUX, E., ROFCANIN, Y., LAS HERAS, M. (2018). Seeing Eye to Eye on Family Supportive Supervisor Behaviors: The Impact on Employee Outcomes. Academy of Management Proceedings.

Articles in other publications

IESE INSIGHT, (2018). Claves para implementar acuerdos laborales a la carta.
CHINCHILLA, N., LAS HERAS, M., JIMENEZ, E. (2014). Corporate Family Responsibility (CFR): An urgent need for Europe in the International Year of the Family. The Parliament Magazine (382), pp. 46 - 47.
LAS HERAS, M. (2012). Career Track R.I.P.. Multiple Avenues to Career Building. Rotman Magazine, pp. 64 - 69.
EPIE, C., CHINCHILLA, N., LAS HERAS, M. (2012). Family-Responsible Management and Human Resource Indicators. The Nigerian Experience. Business & Management Journal, 2 (2), pp. 85 - 92.
KIM, S., LAS HERAS, M. (2012). La familia: una escuela para los negocios. Harvard Deusto Business Review (211), pp. 74 - 79.

Edited books

LAS HERAS, M., CHINCHILLA, N., GRAU, M. (2017). The Work-Family Balance in Light of Globalization and Technology. UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
POELMANS, S., GREENHAUS, J., LAS HERAS, M. (2013). Expanding the Boundaries of Work-Family Research. A Vision for the Future. Basingstoke [England]: Palgrave Macmillan.
DEBELJUH, P., LAS HERAS, M. (2010). Mujer y liderazgo. construyendo desde la complementariedad. México: LID Editorial Mexicana.
CHINCHILLA, N., LAS HERAS, M., MASUDA, A. (2009). Balancing Work and Family. A Practical Guide to Help Organizations Meet the Global Workforce Challenge. United States: HRD Press Inc.

Book Chapters

LAS HERAS, M., GRAU, M. (2017). Women in Management in Spain. In Ronald J Burke and Astrid M. Richardsen (Ed.), Women in Management Worldwide: Signs of progress (pp. 78 - 90). Abingdon, Oxon ; New York: Routledge.
LAS HERAS, M., CHINCHILLA, N., JIMENEZ, E. (2014). Corporate Family Responsibility. In Dr Jacqui Griffiths (Ed.), Sean Nicklin, Ben Cornwell (Eds.), Family Futures (pp. 163 - 167). Leicester, UK: Tudor Rose.
HALL, D., LAS HERAS, M. (2011). Personal growth through career work: A positive approach to careers. In Kim S. Cameron and Gretchen M. Spreitzer (Ed.), The Oxford handbook of positive organizational scholarship (pp. 507 - 519). Cape Town: Oxford University Press.
BRISCOE, J., HALL, D., LAS HERAS, M., UNITE, J. (2011). Careers in the United States. In Jon P. Briscoe, Douglas T. Hall and Wolfgang Mayrhofer (Eds.), Careers around the world: Individual and Contextual Perspectives (pp. 355 - 370).
DEMEL, B., SHEN, Y., LAS HERAS, M., HALL, D., UNITE, J. (2011). Career success around the world: Its meaning and perceived influences in 11 countries. In Jon P. Briscoe, Douglas T. Hall and Wolfgang Mayrhofer (Eds.), Careers around the world: Individual and Contextual Perspectives (pp. 59 - 87).


LAS HERAS, M., PALET, G., RIERA, G., EUROFIRMS GROUP (2019). Excelencia y valores. Claves para la sostenibilidad social y empresarial.
LAS HERAS, M., PALET, G., RIERA, G. (2019). Sostenibilidad empresarial y felicidad personal: ¿Complementariedad o contraposición?.
LAS HERAS, M., VACCARO, A., ET AL., KOSZEWSKI, R., ZALCEWICZ, A. (2018). Report on selected solutions of law, business and technologies preventing crimes.
LAS HERAS, M. (2018). Estudio Responsabilidad Familiar Corporativa (IFREI) España 2017. Consecuencias en las empresas, los empleados, y la sociedad. IESE.
LAS HERAS, M. (2017). S=HE ¿Igualdad de Oportunidades? Desarrollo Profesional de Hombres y Mujeres en España.


LAS HERAS, M. (2019). Amado Tapachul. Rewarding Exceptional Performance. IESE, DPO-449-E.
JOSEFINA LAGOS GARCIA DE LA HUERTA,, ARIÑO, M. A., LAS HERAS, M. (2018). Eurofirms: Difficult Decisions. IESE, DPO-430-E.
JOSEFINA LAGOS GARCIA DE LA HUERTA,, ARIÑO, M. A., LAS HERAS, M. (2018). Eurofirms: decisiones difíciles. IESE, DPO-430.
LAS HERAS, M., FUENTES TEJADA, S. (2018). Suely - ¿adónde voy ahora?. Desarrollo de una carrera. IESE, DPO-431.
LAS HERAS, M., FUENTES TEJADA, S. (2018). Suely: What Should I Do Now?. The Development of a Career. IESE, DPO-431-E.

Technical Notes

LAS HERAS, M. (2013). Silencio en la organización. IESE, DPON-106.
LAS HERAS, M., CHINCHILLA, N. (2002). El trabajo como constructor de la persona, la familia y la sociedad: mirando al pasado y proyectando hacia el futuro. IESE, DPON-2.