Mireia
Las Heras

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 a Professor in the Managing People in Organizations Department at IESE Business School. Since 2019 she serves as the Director of the International Center for Work and Family. She is an Industrial Engineer by training, holds an MBA from IESE Business School, and a Doctorate in Business Administration from Boston University.

She has widely published and researched on Work Family issues around the World. She’s published extensively in high impact journals such as Human Relations, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management Journal and Journal of Business Research among others. She has coedited five research books (one about to come out). She is the chair of the International Work Family Conference in Barcelona every two years, which brings together researchers from all over the World and in 2019 celebrated its 8th edition.

If you are interested in knowing more about her and her work: https://mireialasheras.com/

Areas of interest

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

Publications

Journal Articles (refereed)

SALAS-VALLINA, A., ROFCANIN, Y., LAS HERAS, M. (2021). Building resilience and performance in turbulent times. The influence of shared leadership and passion at work across levels. BRQ-Business Research Quarterly. doi:10.1177/23409444211035138. (Online first)
ROFCANIN, Y., LAS HERAS, M., BOSCH, M. J., BERBER, A., MUGHAL, F., OZTURK, M. (2021). Servant leadership and family supportiveness. Looking into employees’ work and family outcomes. Journal of Business Research, 128, 70-82. doi:10.1016/j.jbusres.2021.01.052.
LAS HERAS, M., ROFCANIN, Y., ESCRIBANO, P. I., KIM, S., MAYER, M. (2021). Family‐supportive organisational culture, work–family balance satisfaction and government effectiveness. Evidence from four countries. Human Resource Management Journal, 31 (2), 454-475. doi:10.1111/1748-8583.12317.
STOLLBERGER, J., BOSCH, M. J., LAS HERAS, M., ROFCANIN, Y., DAHER, P. (2020). The tone at the top. A trickle-down model of how manager anger relates to employee moral behaviour. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 29 (6), 907-921. doi:DOI: 10.1080/1359432X.2020.1804876.
ROFCANIN, Y., LAS HERAS, M., BOSCH, M. J., STOLLBERGER, J., MAYER, M. (2020). How do weekly obtained task i-deals improve work performance?. The role of relational context and structural job resources. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology. doi:https://doi.org/10.1080/1359432X.2020.1833858. (Online first)
MARESCAUX, E., ROFCANIN, Y., LAS HERAS, M., ILIES, R., BOSCH, M. J. (2020). When employees and supervisors (do not) see eye to eye on family supportive supervisor behaviours. The role of segmentation desire and work-family culture. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 121, Article 103471. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvb.2020.103471.
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., WOOD, G., MUGHAL, F. (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.

Working Papers

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

Proceedings

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. The 78th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management: Improving Lives. Academy of Management Proceedings.

Articles in other publications

LAS HERAS, M. (2021). Mejorar nuestro bienestar adoptando una actitud lúdica en el trabajo. Harvard Deusto Business Review (307), pp. 32-33.
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.

Edited books

LAS HERAS, M., CHINCHILLA, N., GRAU, M. (2020). The New ideal worker. Organizations between work-life balance, gender and leadership. Cham: Springer International Publishing.
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. D. (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. T., 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. P., HALL, D. T., 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. T., 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).

Studies

LAS HERAS M., M., GIFRA, J. (2021). Un lugar de trabajo sostenible: hacia un modelo remoto y presencial. IESE.
LAS HERAS M., M., GIFRA, J. (2021). A Sustainable Work Model: Towards Remote and in the Office Work. IESE.
LAS HERAS, M., BARRAZA, M., VEGAS, B. (2020). Mujeres y hombres en trabajo en remoto: Cómo, cuándo y quién. Beneficios para la empresa, la sociedad y las personas.
LAS HERAS, M., BARRAZA, M., RODRIGUEZ, A. (2020). Mujeres y hombres trabajando en remoto durante COVID-19.
LAS HERAS, M., BARRAZA, M., ROFCANIN, Y. (2020). Trabajo en remoto en condiciones extraordinarias (COVID-19).

Cases

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.