Professor of Strategic Management at the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM), he holds a BA (Licenciatura) in Economic and Business Sciences from the University of Malaga, a Ph.D. in Economic and Business Sciences from the UCM (Extraordinary Award), and a Honorary Doctorate by the University of Málaga. He has been part of the teaching staff at UCM since the academic year 1976-77 and, currently, he has specialized in the fields of Strategic Management and Business Technology.
Author of several books such as those included in this web page. Additionally, he has published Organización de la Empresa y Nuevas Tecnologías (Pirámide, 1994), La Innovación Tecnológica en Trece Sectores de la Comunidad de Madrid (CAM, 1997) (in collaboration with M. Nieto), Estrategias de Innovación y Creación de Conocimiento Tecnológico en las Empresas Industriales Españolas (Thomson-Civitas, 2003) (in collaboration with M. Nieto), Organizational Learning Dynamics in Knowledge-Intensive Firms: A Comparative Study Between USA and Spain (Palgrave-McMillan, 2007) (in collaboration with G. Martín, P. López and R. Galindo), Intellectual Capital and Technological Innovation: Knowledge Based Theory and Practice (Idea Group, 2010) (editor collaborating with P. López, G. Martín and M. Delgado),
Technological Innovation: An Intellectual Capital Based View (Palgrave-McMillan, 2010) (in collaboration with G. Martín, P. López and M. Delgado), and Environmental Innovation and Firm Performance: A Natural Resource-Based View. Palgrave-McMillan, 2012 (in collaboration with J. Amores and G. Martín).
Author of numerous articles on strategy and organization in journals such as Technovation (1, 2, 3), Technological Forecasting and Social Change (1, 2, 3), International Journal of Technology Management (1, 2, 3, 4), Journal of Business Ethics (1, 2), Journal of Intellectual Capital (1, 2), Journal of High Technology Management Research, Global Business and Organizational Excellence, Journal of Knowledge Management (1, 2, 3), Knowledge Management Research and Practice (1, 2, 3), Journal of Cleaner Production (1, 2), Industrial Marketing Management, Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, Business Ethics. An European Review, Cuadernos de Economía y Dirección de la Empresa (1, 2, 3, 4), Papeles de Economía Española, Revista Europea de Dirección y Economía de la Empresa (1, 2), Investigaciones Económicas, Universia Business Review, Revista de Responsabilidad Social de la Empresa, Economía Industrial, Cuadernos de Administración, Revista Innovar (1, 2, 3), Revista Ibero-Americana de Estrategia, etc.
Member of the Editorial Board of the journals Madri+d, Cuadernos de Estudios Empresariales, Horizontes Empresariales, Revista de Responsabilidad Social de la Empresa, and Ciencias Administrativas. He has been recognized 6 six-year research periods and one period of knowledge transfer to the productive sector, by the Spanish National Commission for the Evaluation of Research Activity (CNEAI). Nowadays, he chairs a Research Group in UCM about Strategic Management: Knowledge, Innovation and the Natural Environment, which is carrying out several research projects.
He has participated in different Spanish (ACEDE, AEDEM, AECA, etc.) and international (AoM, EURAM, IAM, IAMOT, PICMET, ALTEC, IAMB, IBIMA, SLADE, OKLC, CLADEA, etc.) academic conferences, as well as taught courses and seminars in different Latin American countries, such as Argentina, Chile, Peru, Colombia, Uruguay, Bolivia, Cuba and Mexico.