Email: @uniandes.edu.co

Extensión

Ubicación

 

Academic Background

  • Ph.D. in Sociology
    Doctoral degree

    The John Hopkins University. Baltimore, USA. 1995

  • M.A. in Sociology
    Master degree

    The John Hopkins University. Baltimore, USA. 1991

  • B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering
    Bachelor degree

    Universidad de los Andes. Bogotá, Colombia. 1986

 Area

  • Strategy

 

 

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Profile

Associate Professor, Ph.D. in Sociology from Johns Hopkins University. He has worked in the School of Management at Universidad de los Andes (Bogota, Colombia) since 1995. For five years he chaired the Social Enterprise Knowledge Network (SEKN), a network of ten universities in the Americas and Spain created in 2001.

He has published articles about alliances, social enterprises, education and development in popular media and academic journals —among them the American Sociological Review, the Review of Educational Research, the Journal of Management Education, Stanford Social Innovation Review, the Harvard Business Review Latin America, the Journal of Business Ethics, Organization & Environment, the Journal of Cleaner Production, and Long Range Planning—. With SEKN, Roberto edited the book Effective Management of Social Enteprises: Lessons from Businesses and Civil Society Organizations in Iberoamerica (Washington: Inter-American Development Bank & David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, 2006). For a wider audience, he edited the book Colombianos que Cambian el Mundo: Iniciativas Asombrosas al Servicio de la Gente (Bogotá: Editorial Planeta, 2013). He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Social Entrepreneurship and the Revista Innovar.

Roberto has also worked as a consultant for the Ministry of the Family in Nicaragua, the National Department of Planning in Colombia, and different trade associations in Latin America. His work promotes cross-sector partnerships between private companies and nonprofit organizations.

 

 

 

 

Research interests

Roberto is interested in social entrepreneurship. In particular, his research has explored inclusive businesses, organizational ambidexterity, the institutionalization of hybrid organizations, value creation and value capture by this type of organizations, and cross-sectorial alliances. Parallel to research articles, Roberto has published more than a dozen teaching cases to bring research into classrooms.

 

 Course 

            Course Code

Estrategia (inglés)

ADMI 3502

 

 Research 

      Area

Organizations

RESEARCH AREAS

Management

RESEARCH AREAS

Strategy

RESEARCH AREAS

Inclusive businesses. (2005-to date)

RESEARCH PROJECTS

Empowerment at the regional level. (2004-2008)

RESEARCH PROJECTS

Cross-sector collaborations (2001-2005)

RESEARCH PROJECTS

Macro-economic Adjustment Programs, Health Sector Reform and Health Care Accessibility, Utilization and Quality: Assessing the Links. (2000-2001)

RESEARCH PROJECTS

Work life in the informal sector. (1996-1998)

RESEARCH PROJECTS