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Agreement between the Foundation Universities of Castilla León and IE University to develop activities for knowledge transfer.


Given the increasing complexity of health care financing and the pressure on resources around the world, ACCA is allocating GB£35,000  to finance international, comparative research to help governments meet policy challenges to improve health outcomes while containing costs. ACCA, the global body for professional accountants, aims in particular to develop understanding of the future role(s) for the accounting profession in helping to meet these challenges. The initiative will finance an internationally-focused research project and international travel for related dissemination activity. The project will start in February 2009 and be completed within 12 months. MoreMore

The Fulbright Specialist Program is designed to provid short-term (two to six weeks) academic opportunities in ny discipline for U.S. faculty and professionals to visit Spanish academic and research institutions. The purpose of the program is to promote increased connections between U.S. and on-U.S. post-secondary academic institutions Applications are accepted on a rolling bases, and peer review of applications is conducted eight times per year. MoreMore

The Spanish Institute of Foreign Trade (ICEX) is financing the development of three case studies on successful internationalization of Spanish companies.

The professors developing these cases are:

Cristina Cruz, Rachida Justo and Paz Ambrosy with the case NECK & NECK

Cristina Cruz, Rachida Justo and Ignacio de la Vega with the case BLuSEns

Ricardo Pérez with the case BODACLIK

The Project School Banespyme-Orange and the IE Business School, extends an  invitation to the Forum of investors the November 20, at 9:00 a.m. 

The Forum includes venture-capital companies, financial institutions, independent investors, major corporations and company “incubators”. Confirm attendance at – 917453254/9 MoreMore

IE University (School of Biology), together with the National Center of Biotechnology, will organize the International Congress of electronic and confocal Microscopy that will be held June 16-20, 2009, in IE University.


The congress is aimed at strengthening microscopic techniques in southern Europe, and is open to the international community. 

Francisco Lopez Lubián participated in the annual conference of North American Case Research Association (NACRA), celebrated in New Hampshire October 30-November 1, where he presented a case study about The Betancourt Group. The case was awarded the Ruth Memorial Greene Case Award, for the best case in the conference by a non-US author.

Francisco has also published the paper: “Valuation of Small Business: An Alternative Point of View” in the Journal of Business Valuation and Economic Loss Analysis, (2008) Issue 1, Art. 7

Weblog created in April 2006 has become a forum of debate featuring numerous articles from its seven publishers, as well as contributions of invited publishers. In collaboration with the IE’s Jean Monnet Module and the Spanish Foreign Ministry’s program “We spoke of Europe”, it is now holding a series of seminaries related to European Integration.


Fernando Villaseñor participated in the CSIC Conferece “XIV International Days of History of the Art” with the paper: Art versus ideology: Granada’s image of War in the art of the XVth century.

Juan Santaló and Carl Kock’s paper “Division Director Versus CEO Compensation: New Insights Into the Determinants of Executive Pay” has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Management.

The paper “The Dog That Did Not Bark: Insider Trading and Crashes” by José Marín and Jacques P. Olivier has just been published in  Journal of Finance.


The paper “On the Global Acceptance of IAS/IFRS Accounting Standards: The Logic and Implications of the Principles-Based System” by Marco Trombetta and Salvador Carmona, has been acceted for publication in the Journal of Accounting and Public Policy.


The paper “Mecca-Cola: a message in a bottle” by professors Rachida Justo and Cristina Cruz, will be published in the Journal of Research in Marketing and Entrepreneurship, 10.

Rachida Justo along with DeTienne, D., published the article “Family situation and the exit event: reassessing the opportunity-costs of business ownership”, in Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research.

The paper “Stakeholder theory: A longitudinal review of a theory that moves us” by LaPlume, A., Sonpar, K., and Litz, R. is Forthcoming in Journal of Management (December 2008 Issue).

Karan has also published recentlyUsing content analysis to elaborate adolescent theories of organization” with Golden-Biddle, K. in Organizational Research Methods, 11 (4): 795-814.

Ignacio de la Torre (associated Professor of the IE and Director of the Masters in Finance) has recently published the article “The London and Paris Temples: a Comparative Analysis of their Financial Services for the Kings during the XIII Century” in ed. Judi-Upton-Ward, The Military Orders, Volume 4, Ashgate Publishing Ltd.

On November 4, Joaquín Garralda, IE professor of Strategy and Social Responsibility, presented his book Towards a reasonable company in an event presided over by D. Ramon Jáuregui (Secretary General of the Socialist Parliamentary Group of the Congreso de los Diputados).

Alicia Kaufmann, IE associate professor, has just published the books Women in Management and Life Cycle. Aspects that Limit or Promote Getting to the Top. Palgrave Macmillan, 2008; and Coaching y Diversidad. Ed. Lid, 2008 with Juan Carlos Cubeiro.

Bárbara Huerta (IE Associate Professor) has just published the article “El impacto de la contabilidad creativa en la valoración de empresas” Harvard Deusto Nº 86 – Finanzas & Contabilidad (noviembre/diciembre, 2008).

IE Business School held its first Doctoral Symposium in Entrepreneurship on November 7th, 2008 on the campus of IE Business School, aimed at promising doctoral students in the Entrepreneurship field . Students attended from Imperial, IESE, Bentley, IE Business School, Universidad Carlos III, Cambridge, and other universities.


Marco Trombetta  co-chair Francisco Bravo’s doctoral thesis (Universidad de Sevilla),  which was successfully defended in October 2008. he also chaired the thesis project of Thabiso Morane (DBA, Instituto de Empresa), which was successfully defended in September 2008.

Richard Fleischman, Accountancy Professor at the John Carroll University (Ohio, US), presented on November 4 the research seminar entitled:

“A Comparative Analysis of Slave Plantation Accounting Practices in the US and the British West Indies on the Eve of Emancipation: A Ten-Year Retrospective”

Enrique Ogliastri, Profesor of Organizacional Behavior and Negotiation at IE Business School and INCAE, presented on November 6 the research seminar entitled:

“Culture and Leadership in Colombia: The Globe Results”

Mikko Ketokivi, Professor of Industrial Management at Helsinki University of Technology (Finland), presented on November 13 the research seminar entitled:

“Contesting Functional Specialization: The Case of Ambidextrous Manufacturing”

This database incorporates the contents of CommSearch and Mass Media Articles Index along with numerous other journals on the fields of communication and mass media. CMMC offers cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for over 300 journals, and selected coverage of over 100 more, for a combined coverage of over 400 titles. It also includes full text for nearly 200 journals. Many major journals have indexing, abstracts, PDFs and searchable citations from their first issues to the present (dating as far back as 1915).

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PILOT is a bibliographical database covering Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress, which includes citations to all literature on PSTD and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations. PILOT tracks all journal articles relevant to PTSD and other forms of traumatic from any source. It also  includes references to books and pamphlets on traumatic stress and citations to relevant individual chapters of books even when the book as a whole would not be indexed in PILOT.


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The Arts & Sciences II Collection is a JSTOR collection, and is home to 124 titles with full text. This collection contains specialize information on many disciplines such as economy, history, archeology, anthropology, classical philology, geography, sociology, mathematics, etc. The chronology goes from the 19th  century to the present.


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This database offers a comprehensive listing of journal articles on architecture and design, including bibliographic descriptions on subjects such as the history and practice of architecture, landscape architecture, city planning, historic preservation, and interior design and decoration. It contains more than 440,000 entries. These include not only scholarly and popular periodical literature, but also publications of professional associations, U.S. state and regional periodicals, and the major serials on architecture and design of Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Australia. Dates of coverage: 1934 – current, with selective coverage back to 1741.


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