Center for Globalization and Strategy (CGS)

Director: Joan Enric Ricart

We research the implications of globalization and its consequences for business competitiveness and society.

We develop concepts and generate data to help companies and organizations improve their international strategic understanding and behavior.

Objectives:

  • Help business to understand and manage globalization and develop appropriate strategies.
  • Generate and disseminate knowledge.
  • Generate high-quality teaching materials.

Governing Committee

  • Jordi Canals, President
  • Joan Enric Ricart, Director
  • Fernando Peñalva, General Secretary

Research lines:

  • Global strategy
  • Strategic alliances between companies
  • IESE Cities in Motion Strategies. Knowledge and innovation at the service of smarter local governments
  • Competitiveness in an international setting
  • Sustainable business development
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Publications

Journal Articles (refereed)

RICART, J. E. (2011). A Push for Research and Internationalization in European Business Schools. British Journal of Management, 22 (3), 550 - 554. doi:10.1111/j.1467-8551.2011.00770.x.

Working Papers

AGNESE, P. (2009). Japan and her dealings with offshoring: An empirical analysis with aggregate data (DI-793-E).

Articles in other publications

RICART, J. E., BERRONE, P. (2017). La economía colaborativa en las ciudades. Harvard Deusto Business Review (265), pp. 50 - 64.
GHEMAWAT, P. (2014). What Economists Know That Managers Don't (and Vice Versa). Harvard Business Review.
BARRIONUEVO, J. M., BERRONE, P., RICART, J. E. (2012). Ciudades inteligentes, progreso sostenible. Retos y oportunidades del desarrollo global. IESE Insight (14), pp. 50 - 57.
BARRIONUEVO, J. M., BERRONE, P., RICART, J. E. (2012). Smart Cities, Sustainable Progress. Opportunities for Urban Development. IESE Insight (14), pp. 50 - 57.
AGNESE, P., RICART, J. E. (2012). Deslocalizaciones y productividad. ¿una oportunidad para España? Papeles de Economía Española (132), pp. 148 - 164.

Books

BERRONE, P., RICART, J. E., DUCH T-FIGUERAS, A. I. (2017). Cities And Social Cohesion: Designing More Inclusive Urban Areas. CreateSpace.
BERRONE, P., RICART, J. E., DUCH T-FIGUERAS, A. I. (2016). Cities and the Environment: The challenge of becoming green and sustainable. CreateSpace.
GHEMAWAT, P., SIEGEL, J. (2011). Cases about Redefining Global Strategy. Boston: Harvard Business Review Press.
GHEMAWAT, P. (2011). World 3.0. Global Prosperity and How to Achieve It. Boston: Harvard Business Review Press.
RICART, J. E., AGNESE, P., PISANI, N., ADEGBESAN, A. (2011). Offshoring in the Global Economy. Management Practices and Welfare Implications. Bilbao: Fundación BBVA.

Book Chapters

ARIÑO, A., GARCÍA-CANAL, E. (2012). Strategic implications of alliance formation and dynamics. A comprehensive review. In Giovanni Battista Dagnino (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Competitive Strategy (pp. 264 - 280). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Studies

BERRONE, P., RICART, J. E., DUCH, A., CARRASCO, C. (2019). Índice IESE Cities in Motion 2019. IESE.
BERRONE, P., RICART, J. E., DUCH, A., CARRASCO, C. (2019). IESE Cities in Motion Index 2019. IESE.
BERRONE, P., RICART, J. E., CARRASCO, C., DUCH, A. (2018). Índice IESE Cities in Motion 2018. IESE.
BERRONE, P., RICART, J. E., CARRASCO, C., DUCH, A. (2018). IESE Cities in Motion Index 2018. IESE.
BERRONE, P., RICART, J. E. (2017). Índice IESE Cities in Motion 2017. IESE.

Cases

MITCHELL, J., ARIÑO, A., OZCAN, P. (2020). The KLM Approach to Alliances. IESE, SM-1530-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.
DUCH, A. I., RICART, J. E., BERRONE, P. (2019). Medellíns Transformation: Towards a More Equitable, Innovative and Participatory Urban Society. IESE, SM-1681-E.
CARRASCO, C., BERRONE, P., RICART, J. E. (2015). Barcelona: A Roman Village Becoming a Smart City. IESE, SM-1625-E.
CARRASCO, C., BERRONE, P., RICART, J. E. (2015). Barcelona: de villa romana a smart city. IESE, SM-1625.

Technical Notes

ADEGBESAN, A., RICART, J. E. (2011). The Offshoring of High-Value Services and the Globalization of Capability Sourcing. IESE, SMN-670-E.