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Ruth V. Aguilera -- CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

Ruth V. Aguilera is an Associate Professor in the Department of Business Administration at the College of Business and Fellow at the Center for Professional Responsibility in Business and Society at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She also holds courtesy appointments at the School of Labor and Employment Relations,  the Department of Sociology  and the College of  Law at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She received a Graduate Diploma in Business Analysis from the University of Lancaster (1990), a Licenciatura in Economics (1992) from the University of Barcelona, and M.A. (1996) and Ph.D. (1999) degrees in Sociology from Harvard University.

Professor Aguilera specializes in corporate governance, organizational theory, corporate social responsibility and comparative methods. Her research interests lie in the intersection of economic sociology and international management. She has spent considerable time conducting research at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB) in Berlin, the Università Luigi Bocconi in Milan, the Juan March Institute in Madrid, and the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI-MITI) in Tokyo, and more recently Sogang University (Seoul). She spent the academic year 2011-2012 at ESADE Business School in Barcelona, and loved every minute of it!

Professor Aguilera's CV  (January 2014)

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Short bio:

Ruth V. Aguilera is an Associate Professor and the Fellow at the Center for Professional Responsibility in Business and Society at the College of Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  She also holds courtesy appointments at the School of Labor and Employment Relations, the College of Law and the Department of Sociology at Illinois.  She received a Graduate Diploma in Business Analysis from the University of Lancaster, a Licenciatura in Economics from the University of Barcelona, and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Sociology from Harvard University.  She has spent considerable time conducting research at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB) in Berlin, the Università Luigi Bocconi in Milan, the Juan March Institute in Madrid, and the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI-MITI) in Tokyo, and more recently at Sogang University in Seoul. She is spending the academic year 2011-2012 at ESADE Business School in Barcelona, Spain.

 Her research interests fall at the intersection of economic sociology and international business, specifically in the fields of comparative corporate governance and corporate social responsibility. Her research has been published in scholarly journal such as Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions, Academy of Management Review, British Journal of Industrial Relations, British Journal of Management, Business Ethics Quarterly, Corporate Governance: International Review, Economic Sociology, European Sociological Review, International Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Industrial Relations, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Organization Science, and Organization Studies, as well as in several conference proceedings and numerous book chapters. She is also the co-editor with Michal Federowicz of the book Corporate Governance in a Changing Economic and Political Environment: Trajectories of Institutional Change (Palgrave McMillan, 2004), in which Eastern and Western European corporate governance systems are compared. 

Dr. Aguilera currently serves as a member of an Associate Editor of Corporate Governance: International Review and is a member of the Editorial Boards of the following peer reviewed top tier journals: Academy of Management Perspectives, Administrative Science Quarterly, Global Strategy Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Management International Review, Organization Studies and Strategic Management Journal.  She also serves in the board of IMDEA Social Sciences (Madrid) and CSR IMPACT Project (Brussels).  She is married and has three children.

New Challenges in Corporate International Governance: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0T4QW3PTmY

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Contact Information:

Phone: 217 - 333 7090
Fax: 217 - 244 7969
Email: ruth-agu@uiuc.edu

 


Mailing Address:
College of Business
University of Illinois at Urbana -Champaign
350 Wohlers Hall
1206 S. Sixth St.
Champaign, IL 61820

 

New Challenges in Corporate Governance:

EDITORIAL BOARDS:

I am an Associate Editor at   Corporate Governance: An International Review (Oct 2009-)

I serve on the Editorial Boards of the following journals:

      Academy of Management Perspectives (2008-201; 2011-2014)

      Administrative Science Quarterly (2011-2014) 

      Global Strategy Journal (August 2010-)

       Journal of International Business Studies (2005-2010; 2010-2013)

       Journal of Management and Governance (2012-) 

       Journal of Management Studies (2010-) 

       Management International Review (2010-) 

       Organization Studies  (2003-)

       Strategic Management Journal (2008-)

I have servED on the following Editorial Boards:

        Academy of Management Review (2005-2008)

Corporate Governance: An International Review (2007-2009)

 

IN THE MEDIA:

Our research on Comparative Corporate Governance has been profiled in:

"CEO Succession" A Minute with Ruth Aguilera

        http://illinois.edu/lb/article/72/54411

"Emotions an overlooked key to whistle-blowing, study says" (Dec 2009)

          http://news.illinois.edu/news/09/1207workplace.html

"The Compensation Debate in the Midst of the Global Financial Crises" (November 2009)

           http://illinois.edu/lb/article/72/32358/page=1/list=list

Our research on cross-border M&As has been profiled in:

           Financial Times, "Global Strategy Faces Local Constraints" (December 2005)

           HR Square, "HR: schoonmaakteam of partner?" in Dutch (October 2007)

           Mundo Corporativo,  "Conquistas e superações em cenários desafiadores"  (pp. 4-8) in Portuguese (December 2007)

 

 

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