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prof. dr. P.M.M. de Faria

Professor of Innovation Management
prof. dr. P.M.M. de Faria
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ACADEMIC POSITIONS

 

University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Department of Innovation Management and Strategy
Full Professor
since May 2020

University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Department of Innovation Management and Strategy
Associate Professor (with promotion rights)
2018-2020

University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Department of Innovation Management and Strategy
Associate Professor
2015-2018

University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Department of Innovation Management and Strategy

Assistant Professor

2009-2015

2002 – 2009 Center for Innovation Technology and Policy Research, IN+ Instituto Superior Técnico, Technical University of Lisbon

PhD Research Fellow Innovation and Entrepreneurship

2002-2009

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

 

Innovation Management

Cooperation for Innovation

Knowledge Protection Strategies

Innovation and Internationalization

Strategic Human Capital

 

REFEREED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

 

[Article Influence Score Percentile 2015 in parentheses]\

Kok, H., Faems, D. and de Faria, P. (2020) “Knowledge Recombination and Alliance Portfolios: The Role of Partners' Knowledge Integration”, Research Policy, 49(7). [ABS4*; FT List] (92)

de Faria, P., Noseleit, F. and Los (2020). “The influence of internal barriers on open innovation”, Industry and Innovation, 27(3), pp. 205-209. [ABS2] (57)

Distel, A., Sofka, W., de Faria, P., Ribeiro, A. and Preto, M. (2019) “Dynamic Capabilities for Hire: How Prior Entrepreneurial Experience of MNC Subsidiary Management Affects Performance”, Journal of International Business Studies, forthcoming. [ABS4*; FT List] (94)

Kok, H., Faems, D. and de Faria, P. (2019) “Dusting the Knowledge Shelves: The Impact of Recombinant Lag on the Technological Value of Inventions", Journal of Management, 45(7), pp. 2807-2836. [ABS4*; FT List] (98)

Fonseca, T., de Faria, P. and Lima, F. (2019) “Human Capital and Innovation: The Importance of the Optimal Organizational Task Structure”, Research Policy, 48(3), pp. 616-627. [ABS4*; FT List] (92)

Sofka, W., de Faria, P. and Shehu, E. (2018) “Protecting Knowledge: How Legal Requirements to Reveal Information Affect the Importance of Secrecy”, Research Policy, 47(3), pp. 558-572. [ABS4*; FT List] (92)

Estrada, I., Faems, D. and de Faria, P. (2016) “Coopetition and Product Innovation Performance: The Moderating Impact of Internal Knowledge Sharing and Knowledge Protection Mechanisms”, Industrial Marketing Management, 53, pp. 56-65. [ABS3] (53)

Bos, B., Broekhuizen, T. and de Faria, P. (2015) “A Dynamic View on Secrecy Management”, Journal of Business Research, 68(12), pp. 2619-2627. [ABS3] (58)

Sofka, W., Shehu, E. and de Faria, P. (2014) “Multinational Subsidiary Knowledge Protection – Do Mandates and Clusters Matter?”, Research Policy, 43(8), pp. 1320-1333. [ABS4*; FT List] (92)

Sofka, W., Preto, M. and de Faria, P. (2014) “MNC Subsidiary Closures: What is the Value of Employees’ Human Capital in New Jobs?”, Journal of International Business Studies, 45(6), pp. 723-750. [ABS4*; FT List] (94)

Noseleit, F. and de Faria, P. (2013) “Complementarities of Internal R&D and Alliances with Different Partner Types”, Journal of Business Research, 66(10), pp. 2000-2006. [ABS3] (58)

de Faria, P. and Schmidt, T. (2012) “International Cooperation on Innovation: Firm-level Evidence from Two European Countries”, Innovation: Management, Policy and Practice, 14(3), pp. 304-324.

de Faria, P. and Lima, F. (2012) “Interdependence and Spillovers: Is Firm Performance Affected by Others’ Innovation Activities?”, Applied Economics, 44(36), pp. 4765-4775. [ABS2] (28)

de Faria, P. and Mendonça, J. (2011) “Innovation Strategy by Firms: Do innovative firms grow more?”, International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 12(2), pp. 173-184. [ABS2]

de Faria, P. and Sofka, W. (2010) “Formal and Strategic Knowledge Protection Strategies of Multinational Firms – A Cross Country Comparison”, Research Policy, 39(7), pp. 956–968. [ABS4*; FT List] (92)

de Faria, P., Lima, F. and Santos, R. (2010) “Cooperation in Innovation Activities: The Importance of Partners”, Research Policy, 39(8), pp. 1082-1092. [ABS4* and FT List] (92)

Best Paper Conference Proceedings

de Faria, Pedro, Wolfgang Sofka and Edlira Shehu, Stop the Knowledge Flow: Knowledge Protection Intensity of MNC Subsidiaries, Best Paper Proceedings of the 2014 Academy of Management Meeting.

Sofka, Wolfgang, Edlira Shehu and Pedro de Faria, Appropriation in Times of Open Innovation: Does Secrecy Still Work?, Best Paper Proceedings of the 2012 Academy of Management Meeting.

de Faria, Pedro and Wolfgang Sofka, Formal and Strategic Knowledge Protection Strategies of Multinational Firms - a Cross Country Comparison, Best Paper Proceedings of the 2009 Academy of Management Meeting.

 

PROJECTS UNDER REVIEW

 

“Transferability of MNC Human Capital – When Does Hiring MNC Managers Enable or Constrain Exporting in Domestic Firms?”, Pedro de Faria, Torben Schubert and Wolfgang Sofka (under review at the Journal of International Business Studies [ABS4*; FT List] (94)

 

BOOK CHAPTERS, BOOK REVIEWS AND EXPERT REPORTS

 

de Faria, P. (coordinator) “Encerramento de multinacionais”, Project report for the Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos” - https://www.ffms.pt/FileDownload/3bbc3804-4cf5-4fc2-8f06-f9b2a2340426/resumo-do-estudo-encerramento-de-multinacionais

Sofka, W., Preto, M. and de Faria, P. (2015) “Foreign divestment: What stays when multinationals leave?”, Columbia FDI Perspectives nº 155.

de Faria, P. (2010)  “Innovation at Large: Managing Multi-Organization, Multi-Team Projects, Johanna E.M. Schönrok. Structural Change and Structural Policies, Vol. 20. Peter Lang Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften, Frankfurt am Main (2010). 169 pp., Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-631-60217-1”, European Journal of Operational Research, 211 (1) pp. 218-219.

Baptista, R., and de Faria, P. (2010) “ICT Diffusion, Inward Foreign Direct Investment, and Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries: A Research Note”; in de Noronha Vaz, T. (editor): “Innovation for Development”, Universidade do Algarve, Faro.

Amaral, A.M., de Faria, P., Mendonça, J. and Preto, M.T., (2009) “Technology Commercialization in Portugal: An Outlook of Success Cases”, report delivered to the Portuguese Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education

de Faria, P. (2006) “Santarelli, E. (editor): Entrepreneurship, Growth, and Innovation: The Dynamics of Firms and Industries. International Studies in Entrepreneurship. XIII, 285 pp. Springer, Berlin 2006. Hardcover”, Journal of Economics, 91(3), pp. 304-309.

 


ORGANIZATION OF CONFERENCES AND SUMMER SCHOOLS

 

SMS 2020 Conference Extension “Innovation Ecosystems” with Dries Faems and Anna Brattström

https://www.strategicmanagement.net/virtual/extensions/groningen

Groningen Cooperation for Innovation Conference 2016 - http://www.rug.nl/research/io/research/gcic2016/

Organization of the Interest Group Panel with Wolfgang Sofka and Shad Morris “Strategic Human Capital in a Global Market”; Panelists: Rafael Corredoira, University of Maryland; John Dencker, Northeastern University; Gina Dokko, University of California-Davis, and Shad Morris, Brigham Young University – Strategic Management Society Conference 2015, Denver, October.

 

SELECTED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

 

Academy of Management, Annual Meetings, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012-2019.

Strategic Management Society Annual Meeting, 2015, 2017-2019.

Strategic Management Society Special Conferences, 2014, 2017 (2), 2018, 2019.

Academy of International Business, Annual Meetings, 2008, 2010, 2013, 2018.

DRUID Summer Conference, 2009-2016, 2018, 2019.

Organization Science Winter Conference, 2011.

 

 

AWARDS

 

Best-Paper-Award (1st prize) “Innovation Management” 2019: Attributed by EBS Business School

Corporate Strategy Interest Group best paper award (finalist): Strategic Management Society Annual Meeting 2019

Strategic Human Capital Interest Group best paper award (finalist): Strategic Management Society Annual Meeting 2017

International Management Division Best Paper in OM/HRM/OT (finalist): Academy of Management 2014

Haynes Prize for the Most Promising Scholar (finalist): Academy of International Business 2013

Christer Karlsson Best Paper Award (finalist): International Product Development Management Conference 2013

Best Student Paper (winner): IEEE International Engineering Management Conference – Europe 2008

Best PhD Paper Award (second prize): 9th International Conference on Technology Policy and Innovation - 2006

 

PHD SUPERVISION

 

Karen Tu: University of Groningen (co-supervision with Jordi Surroca and Pasi Kuusela) (starting in September 2020).

Romina Guri: University of Groningen (co-supervision with Bart Los and Florian Noseleit) (since 2017)

Aneta Oleksiak: University of Groningen (co-supervision with Dries Faems) (2015-2019) – currently working for KPMG

Holmer Kok: University of Groningen (co-supervision with Dries Faems) (2014-2018) – currently Assistant Professor at the Stockholm School of Economics; winner of the SOM Award for the best PhD research and finalist of the 2019 AoM TIM Dissertation Award

Tiago Fonseca: University of Lisbon (co-supervision with Francisco Lima and Sónia Pereira) (2012-2017) – currently Technical Officer at the World Maritime University (specialized agency of the United Nations)

 

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

 

Coordination activities

  • Coordinator: MSc BA Strategic Innovation Management (until 01/2020).
  • Master Thesis Coordinator: MSc BA Strategic Innovation Management (until 09/2019).
  • Master Internship Coordinator: MSc BA Strategic Innovation Management (until 09/2019).

Development of Master Level courses

  • “Strategy and Innovation Management” of the MSc BA Strategic Innovation Management – student evaluations: A.
  • “Inter-firm Cooperation for Innovation” of the Innovation & Organization Research Master (until 2015) – student evaluations: A (not official due to low number of students)
  • “Cooperating for Innovation” of the MSc BA Strategic Innovation Management – student evaluations: A.

Development of Bachelor Level courses

  • Outlining and Implementing Innovation Strategy” of the BSc Industrial Engineering and Management: A.

Lecturer of Master Level courses

  • “Capturing Value from Innovation” of the MSc BA Strategic Innovation Management.
  • “Managing Innovation” of the Research Master in Economics and Business (Business Research) (coordinator).

Supervision activities

  • Research Master thesis: co-supervision of Aneta Oleksiak and Holmer Kok (co-supervision with Dries Faems).
  • Master theses: MSc BA Strategic Innovation Management - student evaluations: A+.

Bachelor theses: Business Administration Bachelor (honors students)

 

EDUCATION

 

2005-2008          Ph.D in Engineering and Industrial Management, Instituto Superior Técnico, Technical University of Lisbon.

2002-2004          M.Sc in Engineering Policy and Management of Technology, Instituto Superior Técnico, Technical University of Lisbon.

1996-2001          BS (Licenciatura) in Environmental Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico, Technical University of Lisbon.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

2015                 Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) from the European Commission

Project Evaluator for the COSME Cluster Excellence and Cluster Go International Programs

2007 and 2008   Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Germany.

Visiting Scholar

2001-2002          Observatório para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (National Statistical Office for Science and Technology), Ministry for Science and Technology.

Worked in the Third Community Innovation Survey, Eurostat, and in the National Survey on Research & Development

 

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

 

Coordinator of the Strategy and Innovation Management sub-group of the Department of Innovation and Strategy of the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Groningen.

Member of hiring committees for the selection of new Tenure Track Assistant Professors for the Department of Innovation and Strategy of the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Groningen.

Discussant at PhD Conferences organized by the Research School of the Faculty of Economics and Business.

Member of the Faculty Council of the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Groningen since 2017.

Assistant to the Chair of the Department of Innovation and Strategy of the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Groningen: Planning of the teaching activities of the department (Teaching Matrix).

 

REVIEWER AND EDITOR ACTIVITIES

 

Associate Editor of the journal Industry and Innovation (since August 2018)

Editor:
Special Issue in the journal Industry and Innovation: “The Influence of Internal Barriers on Open Innovation
” in the Journal Industry and Innovation (with Florian Noseleit and Bart Los).

Ad hoc Reviewer:
Journal of Management Studies, Journal of International Business Studies, Research Policy, California Management Review, Global Strategy Journal, Small Business Economics Journal, European Management Journal, Industrial and Corporate Change, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Industry and Innovation, International Business Review, Journal of Product Innovation Management.

 

EXTERNAL FUNDING

 

2019 - Trans-Atlantic Platform – “Social Innovation” under NWO (250.000 Euro for RUG) – in collaboration with Queen’s University, Canada and University of Wuppertal, Germany.

Team Member and co-writer of the proposal (team leader: Florian Noseleit)

2018-2019 - Project “Evaluation EFRO Program”, funded by the Province of Gelderland (140.000 Euro).

Team Member (team leader: Dries Faems)

2018 - Project “Citation Analysis of the Journal of Management Studies”, funded by the Society for the Advancement of Management Studies (2.000 Euro).

Co-coordinator and Team Member (other co-coordinator: Dries Faems)

2016 - Grant from the Society for the Advancement of Management Studies to organize the Groningen Collaboration for Innovation Conference (8.000 €).

2016-2018 - Project “Closure of foreign MNC subsidiaries: What stays when the MNC leaves?”, funded by the Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos (100.000 Euro).

Coordinator and writer of the proposal

2015-2018 - Project “Employment, Skills and Technology Intensity” (PTDC/IIM-ECO/4929/2014), funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology).

Team Member

2013-2015 - Project “Job Polarization within and across Firms: Skills, Organizational Change and Innovation” (PTDC/IIM-ECO/5123/2012), funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology).

Team Member

2010-2013 - Project “Innovation and the Global Economy: An investigation of critical challenges for Intellectual Property, Strategy and Policy in IT and beyond” (CMU-PT/OUT/0042/2009), funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology).

Team Member

2008-2010- Collaborative project funded by the European Commission under the Seventh Framework Programme (Theme 9: Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities): “CoInvest - Competitiveness, Innovation and Intangible Investment in Europe”.

Team Member

 

GRANTS

 

2008 - Pos-Doctoral fellowship under the project funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology): “Innovation and Productivity in Portuguese firms: modelling, applied evidence, and policy design” (PTDC/ESC/67665/2006).

2005-2008 - Doctoral fellowship from the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology).

2001-2003 - Management of Science and Technology fellowship from the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology).

 

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

 

Academy of Management

Strategic Management Society

 

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