Mauro F. Guillén is the Director of the Joseph H. Lauder Institute at Penn, a research-and-teaching program on management and international relations. He holds the Dr. Felix Zandman Endowed Professorship in International Management at the Wharton School and a secondary appointment as Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology of the University of Pennsylvania. He previously taught at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He received a PhD in sociology from Yale University and a Doctorate in political economy from the University of Oviedo in his native Spain. He holds dual U.S./Spain citizenship.
He is a member of the advisory board of the Escuela de Finanzas Aplicadas (Grupo Analistas), and serves on the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Emerging Multinationals.
He has received a Wharton MBA Core Teaching Award, a Wharton Graduate Association Teaching Award, a Wharton Teaching Commitment and Curricular Innovation Award, the Gulf Publishing Company Best Paper Award of the Academy of Management, the W. Richard Scott Best Paper Award of the American Sociological Association, the Gustavus Myers Center Award for Outstanding Book on Human Rights, and the President’s Book Award of the Social Science History Association. He is an Elected Fellow of the Macro Organizational Behavior Society, a former Guggenheim and Fulbright Fellow and a Member in the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. In 2005 he won the IV Fundación Banco Herrero Prize, awarded annually to the best Spanish social scientist under the age of 40.
His current research deals with the internationalization of the firm, and with the impact of globalization on patterns of organization and on the diffusion of innovations. His most recent books are Global Turning Points (2012) and Emerging Markets Rule (2012). He is also the author or co-author of The New Multinationals (2010), Green Products (2011), Building a Global Bank: The Transformation of Banco Santander (2008), The Rise of Spanish Multinationals (2005), The Taylorized Beauty of the Mechanical (2006), The Limits of Convergence: Globalization and Organizational Change in Argentina, South Korea, and Spain (2001), Models of Management (1994), and The AIDS Disaster (1990).
His research has appeared in a variety of academic journals in four separate fields:
Management: Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Management Science, Harvard Business Review, Industrial & Labor Relations Review, Advances in International Comparative Management, Industrial & Corporate Change, Journal of International Business Studies, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Financial Services Research , Organization, Trends in Organizational Behavior, Business Horizons, and Sloan Management Review.
Sociology: American Journal of Sociology, American Sociological Review, Annual Review of Sociology, European Sociological Review, and Social Forces.
Area Studies: East Asian Economic Perspectives, Journal of Latin American Studies, and Latin American Research Review.
Applied Policy: Telecommunications Policy and Transnational Corporations.
- Yale University, PhD in Sociology, 1992, MPhil in Sociology, 1990, MA in Sociology, 1989
- Universidad de Oviedo, Spain, Doctorate in Political Economy, 1991
- Licenciatura, BA, in Political Economy, 1987
Dr. Felix Zandman Professor of International Management; Professor of Management; Director, The Lauder Institute
The Wharton School
Laura Fernández-Méndez Esteban García-Canal, Mauro F. Guillén (2018). Domestic political connections and international expansion: It’s not only ‘who you know’ that matters, Journal of World Business, 53 (3).
Exequiel Hernandez, Mauro F. Guillen (Forthcoming). What’s Theoretically Novel about Emerging Market Multinationals?, Journal of International Business Studies.