Alberto Aragon-Correa is the Professor of Strategy and International Business at the University of Granada (Spain). Previously, he was an Honorary Professor of Management at the University of Surrey (United Kingdom) and a guest visiting scholar at the University of Berkeley, the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), and ETH Zurich.
Alberto’s work examines firms’ strategies, especially those related to management of environmental and sustainability affairs. Alberto has focused on analyzing the management approaches and contexts that improve corporate environmental, competitive, and financial outputs.
Professor Aragon-Correa’s works have been highly influential. On one hand, his publications have received more than 7,000 citations, and two of his papers have been selected as seminal works in the field of organizations and the natural environment by the Academy of Management’s division on Organizations and Natural Environment. Alberto’s research has been published in multiple top tier scholarly management journals, including Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Perspectives, California Management Review, Long Range Planning, Academy of Management Learning and Education, and British Management Journal, among others.
On the other hand, Alberto has also provided consulting services to multiple firms and regional governments. Because he has worked in more than 15 countries all around the world (under consulting contracts ranging from one month to several years), he has learned to be confident in multiple cultural environments. His work has helped identify operative and strategic approaches to improving organizations’ sustainability initiatives. Alberto’s services have been very successful in improving organizational approaches to engage employees, customers, and social agents in new initiatives. He has also helped design innovative initiatives to implement and communicate advanced IT processes.
Currently, Alberto is the NGA Talent and Leadership Chair and Director of the Master’s Program in Economics and Business at the University of Granada. Professor Aragon-Correa has a strong managerial background. He has served as a deputy dean (six years), a department chair (two years), the head of a research institute (10 years), a PhD director (four years), the research director of an institute (three years), and the director of a master’s program (five years). He has been an executive director of multiple academic international initiatives. He was the founding president of the Group of Research on Organizations and the Natural Environment (GRONEN), which organizes the most relevant academic conference in Europe to foster high-quality research on corporate sustainability and to build collaborations among international scholars engaged in these topics. He was also the founding director of the PhD program in the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Granada, the founding director of research institutes in different universities, and the coordinator of the proposal to organize the first Academy of Management Thematic Conference in Europe (focusing on management, big data, and the digital revolution). Additionally, he served on the steering committee of the Organizations and Natural Environment’s (ONE) Division in the Academy of Management (five years). Alberto also has plenty of editorial experience. Alberto has also served as principal investigator for more than 25 research grants funded by public and private competitive research calls.
More information about Alberto and his publications: https://www.ugr.es/local/jaragon