Nuria
Chinchilla

Professor of Managing People in Organizations

Carmina Roca y Rafael Pich-Aguilera Chair

• Ph.D. in Economics and Business Management, IESE Business School, University of Navarra
• Master in Business Administration, IESE, University of Navarra
• B.A. in Law, Universitat de Barcelona

Professor of Managing People in Organizations at IESE Business School (Barcelona, Spain), University of Navarra, holds the Carmina Roca and Rafael Pich-Aguilera Women and Leadership Chair. She is the founder of the International Center for Work & Family (IESE Business School) and the I-WiL Initiative (IESE Women in Leadership). Professor Chinchilla holds a Bachelor Degree in Law, an MBA, and two doctorates: one in Economics (IESE Business School), and the other in Business Management (University of Navarra).

Her areas of specialization include women and leadership, self-leadership, managerial competencies, family-responsive organizations, Corporate Family Responsibility, time management, interpersonal conflicts, and non-profit organizations. In 1984 she began working as a full-time professor at IESE.

Professor Chinchilla also serves as a consultant for companies and government agencies and is a member of several boards and advisory boards, including the VIP Advisory Board of the European Professional Women’s Network (EPWN).

She is a regular speaker at international conferences and at European, American, and African universities, as well as a visiting professor at business schools such as IPADE in Mexico, ISE in Brazil, INALDE in Colombia, IDE in Ecuador, PAD in Peru, ESE in Chile, IAE in Argentina, IEEM in Uruguay, Lagos Business School in Nigeria, and Strathmore University in Kenya.

Professor Chinchilla was named “Best Female Director of the Year” by the Spanish Federation of Female Directors, Executives, Professionals and Entrepreneurs (FEDEPE in Spanish). She is a member of the Royal Academy of Economic and Financial Sciences of Spain (RACEF in Spanish) since December 2017. She is also a member of the University Advisory Council of the UIC. In 2017, Professor Chinchilla received the Gold Cross from the Foundation for the Promotion of Europe (AEFE in Spanish). In 2012, she was Spain’s candidate for the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). Between 2015 and 2019, she was a member of the board of the International Women’s Forum (Spain Chapter).

Dr. Chinchilla is co-author of several books, including: Integrating Life: Successfully leading Professional and Personal Trajectories in a Global World (Ariel, 2018); Masters of Our Destiny: How to Reconcile Professional, Family, and Personal Life (Ariel, 2007); Being a Family-Responsible Company: Luxury or Need? (Pearson Prentice Hall, 2006); Female Ambition (Palgrave, 2005); Decision Criteria in Hiring Processes in Spain: Are Women Discriminated Against? (ADECCO Foundation, 2003); Two Professions and One Family (Generalitat de Catalunya, Departament de Benestar i Familia, 2003); Female Entrepreneurship (1999); Women and Their Success (1995); and Paradigms of Leadership (2002). She is also the author of the book Executives’ Turnover, winner of the EADA prize in 1996.

Professor Chinchilla speaks seven languages.

For more information about Nuria Chinchilla’s biography, or articles and books that she has published, please visit her blog: https://blog.iese.edu/nuriachinchilla/. You can see her full CV here.

Areas of interest

* Work and family balance
* Family-responsible organizations
* Professional and personal career management
* Organizational change and development
* Women in Leadership

Publications

Journal Articles (refereed)

MELÉ, D., CHINCHILLA, N., LÓPEZ-JURADO, M. (2019). The "Freely Adaptive System". Application of this Cybernetic Model to an Organization Formed by Two Dynamic Human Systems. Philosophy of Management, 18 (1), 89 - 106. doi:10.1007/s40926-018-0098-x.
CHINCHILLA, N., GRAU GRAU, M. (2013). Corporate family responsibility e ambienti di lavoro flessibili: un "must" per le aziende del XXI secolo. Sociologia e politiche sociali (2), 43 - 66. doi:10.3280/SP2013-002003.
POELMANS, S., CHINCHILLA, N., CARDONA SORIANO, P. (2003). The adoption of family-friendly HRM policies: Competing for scarce resources in the labour market. International Journal of Manpower, 24 (2), 128 - 147. doi:10.1108/01437720310475394.

Working Papers

CHINCHILLA, N., MORAGAS FREIXA, M., KIM, S. (2012). Work and family decision-making framework: A motivational perspective (DI-956-E).
CHINCHILLA, N., LEÓN, C., TORRES E., CANELA, M. Á. (2006). Career inhibitors and career enablers for executive women (DI-632-E).
CHINCHILLA, N., LEÓN, C., TORRES E., CANELA, M. Á. (2006). Frenos e impulsores en la trayectoria profesional de las mujeres directivas (DI-632).
CHINCHILLA, N., POELMANS, S., LEÓN, C. (2003). Políticas de conciliación trabajo-familia en 150 empresas españolas (DI-498).
CHINCHILLA, N., POELMANS, S. (2001). The adoption of family-friendly HRM policies (DI-438-E).

Articles in other publications

REY, C., CHINCHILLA, N., PITTA, N. (2017). Objectives Are SMART, Missions Are WISE. Employees With Purpose. IESE Insight (33), pp. 45 - 51.
REY, C., CHINCHILLA, N., PITTA, N. (2017). En qué mejora la dirección por misiones a la dirección por objetivos. Empleados con propósito. IESE Insight (33), pp. 45 - 51.
CHINCHILLA, N., JIMÉNEZ, E. (2016). Cómo romper los techos de cemento y de cristal. El avance del talento femenino. IESE Insight (30), pp. 46 - 53.
CHINCHILLA, N., JIMÉNEZ, E. (2016). Helping Women Thrive in Your Company. Women Mean Business. IESE Insight (30), pp. 46 - 53.
CHINCHILLA, N., JIMENEZ, E. (2015). El papel de la mujer en la empresa. Economia Exterior: estudios de la revista Política Exterior sobre la internacionalización de la economía (72), pp. 99 - 105.

Books

CHINCHILLA, N., JIMENEZ, E., GARCÍA-LOMBARDÍA, P. (2020). Integrating Life. How to lead successfully your professional and personal career in a global world.
CHINCHILLA, N., JIMENEZ, E., GARCÍA-LOMBARDÍA, P. (2018). Integrar la vida. Liderar con éxito la trayectoria profesional y personal. Barcelona: Ariel.
CHINCHILLA, N., MORAGAS FREIXA, M. (2013). Masters of Our Destiny. Barañain: Eunsa.
CHINCHILLA, N., MORAGAS FREIXA, M. (2009). Senhores do Nosso Destino. Lisboa: Aletheia Editores.
CHINCHILLA, N., MORAGAS FREIXA, M. (2008). Masters of Our Destiny. Barañain: Eunsa.

Edited books

LAS HERAS, M., CHINCHILLA, N., GRAU, M. (2017). The Work-Family Balance in Light of Globalization and Technology. UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
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.
MELÉ, D. (2004). Conciliar trabajo y familia: Un reto para el siglo XXI. Barañáin: EUNSA. Ediciones Universidad de Navarra.

Book Chapters

LLEO, Á., REY, C., CHINCHILLA, N. (2019). Measuring the Purpose Strength. In Carlos Rey, Miquel Bastons, Phil Sotok (Eds.), Purpose-driven Organizations: Management Ideas for a Better World (pp. 119 - 130). Basingstoke [England]: Palgrave Macmillan.
CHINCHILLA, N., MORAGAS FREIXA, M. (2014). Empresa, familia y sociedad. En Foro Empresarial de la Región de Murcia (Ed.), Humanismo empresarial y calidad directiva (pp. 67 - 75). Murcia: Fundación Educación y Desarrollo.
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.
MORAGAS FREIXA, M., CHINCHILLA, N. (2012). ¿Jefe o jefa?, el gran dilema. En Gabriel Rovayo (Ed.), Diez claves para un directivo exitoso (pp. 114 - 122).
CHINCHILLA, N., LAS HERAS, M., LEÓN, C. (2011). Women in Management in Spain. In Marilyn J. Davidson and Ronald J. Burke (Ed.), Women in management worldwide: Progress and prospects (pp. 85 - 107).

Studies

ATREVIA,, IESE (2020). Mujeres en los Consejos de las empresas cotizadas. III Radiografía del mercado continuo al completo. VIII Informe de Mujeres en el Ibex.
CHINCHILLA, N., LLEO, Á., REY, C., ALLOZA, A., PITTA, N. (2020). Purpose Strength Model: Towards a Shared Purpose.
CHINCHILLA, N., LLEO, Á., REY, C., ALLOZA, A., PITTA, N. (2019). Purpose Strength Model: en busca de un propósito compartido.
CHINCHILLA, N., JIMENEZ, E., GRAU GRAU, M. (2019). Buenas Prácticas para la gestión del talento y la mejora de la competitividad en la empresa.
ATREVIA,, IESE (2019). Mujeres en los Consejos de las empresas cotizadas. II Radiografía del mercado continuo al completo. VII Informe de Mujeres en el Ibex.

Cases

CHINCHILLA, N. (2019). Marta del Pozo (A). IESE, DPO-446.
CHINCHILLA, N. (2019). Marta del Pozo (B). IESE, DPO-447.
CHINCHILLA, N., ALMANDOZ, J. (2019). Lakaro Construcciones, S.A.. IESE, DPO-444-E.
CHINCHILLA, N., ALMANDOZ, J. (2019). Lakaro Construcciones, S. A.. IESE, DPO-444.
CHINCHILLA, N., SAN MARTÍN, Á. (2018). Tessile Milano, SpA (A). IESE, DPO-432.

Technical Notes

CHINCHILLA, N., JIMENEZ, E., LOPEZ-JURADO, M. (2016). Desarrollo integral del directivo: una visión integrada para los líderes en el siglo XXI. IESE, DPON-132.
LÓPEZ-JURADO, M., JIMENEZ, E., CHINCHILLA, N. (2014). Juan Antonio Pérez López y la dirección de empresas. IESE, DPON-120.
CHINCHILLA, N., JIMENEZ, E. (2014). La responsabilidad familiar corporativa, núcleo de la responsabilidad social. IESE, DPON-119.
CHINCHILLA, N., JIMENEZ, E. (2014). Corporate Family Responsibility: The Core of Social Responsibility. IESE, DPON-119-E.
CRUZ, H., CHINCHILLA, N. (2011). Diversidad y paradigmas de empresa: un nuevo enfoque. IESE, DPON-93.