Prof Gaston Fornes

Dean UBI Europe & MBA Programme Director

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Qualification

PhD, University of Bath, UK

MBA, University of Southern California, US, and Universidad Adolfo Ibañez, Chile

BBA, Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Argentina

Selected Achievements

Principal Fellow, Higher Education Academy

 Fellow, London School of Economics – Inter American Development Bank

Foreign Expert, Shanghai Government

Liupan Mountain Friendship Award, Ningxia Government (China)

High-End Foreign Expert, Shanghai University

Spain Representative and Member of the Management Committee, COST China in Europe Research Network, EU

Selected Publications

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Fornes, G. E., Cardoza, G., & Altamira, M. (2021). Do political and business relations help emerging markets’ SMEs in their national and international expansion? Evidence from Brazil and China. International Journal of Emerging Markets. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJOEM-01-2020-0058/full/html

Ilie, C., Fornes, G., Cardoza, G., & Mondragon Quintana, J. C. (2020). Development of Business Schools in Emerging Markets: Learning through Adoption and Adaptation. Sustainability, 12(20), [8448]. https://doi.org/10.3390/su12208448

Fornes, G. E., Monfort, A., Ilie, C., Koo, C. K. T., & Cardoza, G. (2019). Ethics, Responsibility, and Sustainability in MBAs. Understanding the Motivations for the Incorporation of ERS in Less Traditional Markets. Sustainability. https://doi.org/10.3390/su11247060

Fornes, G., & Mendez, A. (2018). The China-Latin America Axis. Emerging Markets and their Role in an Increasingly Globalised World. 2nd Ed. Palgrave Macmillan. http://www.palgrave.com/gb/book/9783319667201

Fornes, G., & Cardoza, G. (2018). Internationalisation of Chinese SMEs: The perception of disadvantages of foreignness. Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, 55(9), 2086-2105. https://doi.org/10.1080/1540496X.2018.1518218

Cardoza, G., Fornes, G., Farber, V., Gonzalez Duarte, R., & Ruiz Gutierrez, J. (2016). Barriers and public policies affecting the international expansion of Latin American SMEs: Evidence from Brazil, Colombia, and Peru. Journal of Business Research, 69(6), 2030-2039. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2015.10.148

Cardoza, G., & Fornes, GE. (2011). The internationalisation of SMEs from China: The case of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 28, 737 – 759. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10490-009-9174-z

Professional Experience

Non-Executive Dean, UBI Business School

Dean, Graduate School & Executive Education; ESIC Business School, Spain

Foreign Expert, Ningxia Government, China

Founder, Operations, and Marketing Director, Member of the Board; ABP Alimentos y Servicios, Chile

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