Dr Maria Altamira

Academic Quality Director of UBI BSc. & MBA Programme

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Qualification

PhD, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, Warwick, United Kingdom

Master in Marketing Management, ESIC Business & Marketing School, Madrid, Spain

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Deusto University, Bilbao, Spain

Selected Publications & Other Achievements

Altamira, M. (2021). Developing online narrative interviews. A qualitative research study about Chinese managers’ understanding of the development of marketing strategies in Europe. SAGE Research Methods Cases Business & Management

Fornes, G., Cardoza, G., & Altamira, M. (2021). Do informal business and political relations help SMEs from emerging markets 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

Chun-kwong Koo, T., Fornes, G., Illie, C., Cardoza, G., & Altamira, M. (2020). Female entrepreneurship in emerging economies: what do we need to know? The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong Business Review, 2(1&2).

Altamira, M. (2018). Understanding the definition and development of marketing capabilities in Chinese multinationals and the influence of institutional elements. A Narrative Inquiry strategy to study Chinese managers ́ experiences. SAGE Research Methods Cases Business & Management

Fornes, G., Cardoza, G., & Altamira, M. 2016. Informal structures and practices in the national and international expansion of SMEs from emerging markets. Evidence from Brazil and China. Academy of Management annual conference. Anaheim.

Fornes, G., & Altamira, M. 2014. Setting the scene for the development of differentiation strategies in emerging markets. The case of Chinese MNCs in Latin America. In B. Christiansen (Ed.), Economic Growth and Technological Change in Latin America.

Altamira, M., & Fornes, G. 2013. China a la conquista internacional. Cinco Dias. 19/09/2013

Altamira, M. 2013. The role of the domestic Chinese institutional framework in the definition of the value proposal of Chinese firms entering foreign markets. Paper presented at the Strategic Management Forum 2013 –The Internationalization Strategy of Chinese Firms, Shanghai.

Professional Experience

Academic Quality Assurance Director, UBI Business School, Belgium, Luxembourg and Shanghai.  

China Center Director, previously China Center Manager, ESIC Business and Marketing School, Madrid, Spain

Accreditation Manager, ESIC Business and Marketing School, Madrid, Spain

MBA and Master en Dirección y Administración de Empresas Coordinator. ESIC Business and Marketing School, Madrid, Spain

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