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  • Employee selection, education, and firm-provided training 

    Barrenechea-Méndez, Marco A.; Ortín-Ángel, Pedro; Rodes, Eduardo C. (SAGE, 2020)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    Theoretical debate suggests at least three strategies for firms to provide training to employees in the same job position: individualized and egalitarian with or without adaptation to the abilities of the recruited employees. ...
  • Workforce education diversity, work organization and innovation propensity 

    Bello Pintado, Alejandro Upna Orcid; Bianchi, Carlos (Emerald, 2020)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    Purpose: Diversity of people, knowledge and resources has been identified as a determinant of firms' growth. This paper focusses on innovation propensity as a critical dimension of firm's growth path, aiming to analyse the ...
  • Knowledge drivers, business collaboration and competitiveness in rural and urban regions 

    García-Álvarez Coque, José María; Roig Tierno, Norat; Sánchez García, Mercedes Upna Orcid; Mas Verdu, Francisco (Springer, 2020)   Artículo / Artikulua
    Many rural regions are characterised by low technology-intensive activities. Their predominant focus is often on primary, agri-food, and natural resources and services sectors, and there is a competitive gap with respect ...
  • Sustainability performance indicators: definition, interaction, and influence of contextual characteristics 

    López Arceiz, Francisco José Upna Orcid; Río Solano, María Cristina del Upna Orcid; Bellostas Pérezgrueso, Ana José (WileyERP Environment, 2020)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    Financial markets and investors are pushing modern firms to increase their commitment to sustainable development. Corporate sustainability refers to processes that develop from normative traditions, ethical roots, and ...
  • Entrepreneurs' planning behavior and new firm performance 

    Contín Pilart, Ignacio Upna Orcid; Larraza Kintana, Martín Upna Orcid; Martín Sánchez, Víctor (EmeraldIberoamerican Academy of Management, 2020)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    Purpose: Drawing on institutional logics theory, this paper aims to examine the determinants of entrepreneurs’ planning behavior in the first years of 212 Spanish new firms. Additionally, this study identifies four different ...
  • Performance of default-risk measures: the sample matters 

    Abinzano Guillén, María Isabel Upna Orcid; González Urteaga, Ana Upna Orcid; Muga Caperos, Luis Fernando Upna Orcid; Sánchez Alegría, Santiago Upna Orcid (Elsevier, 2020)   Artículo / Artikulua
    This paper examines the predictive power of the main default-risk measures used by both academics and practitioners, including accounting measures, market-price-based measures and the credit rating. Given that some measures ...
  • The information environment, informed trading and volatility 

    Blasco de las Heras, Natividad; Corredor Casado, María Pilar Upna Orcid (RoutledgeInstitute of Behavioral Finance, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    The relation between informed trading and volatility is analyzed using the change in the proportion of informed transactions calculated through the probability of informed trading variable. The analysis relates to the ...
  • Can agents sensitive to cultural, organizational and environmental issues avoid herding? 

    Blasco de las Heras, Natividad; Corredor Casado, María Pilar Upna Orcid; Ferreruela Garcés, Sandra (Elsevier, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    Our findings indicate that herding behavior is affected not only by the cultural variables already discussed in the literature but also by other variables associated with organizational and environmental issues such as ...
  • Does family ownership always reduce default risk? 

    Abinzano Guillén, María Isabel Upna Orcid; Corredor Casado, María Pilar Upna Orcid; Martínez García, Beatriz Upna Orcid (WileyAccounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2021)   Artículo / Artikulua
    This paper analyses the effect of family ownership on the outcome of the firm’s risk‐taking activities, measured by the company’s default risk. We show that family ownership reduces the probability of default, which is ...
  • Analysts herding: when does sentiment matter? 

    Blasco de las Heras, Natividad; Corredor Casado, María Pilar Upna Orcid; Ferrer Zubiate, Elena Upna Orcid (Routledge, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    Herding among analysts emerges when analysts give priority to their peers’ opinions instead of their own beliefs or information. Some circumstances may enhance or restrain this type of behaviour. We postulate that market ...
  • Is there a connection between sovereign CDS spreads and the stock market? Evidence for European and US returns and volatilities 

    Ballester Miquel, Laura; González Urteaga, Ana Upna Orcid (MDPI, 2020)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    This study complements the current literature, providing a thorough investigation of the lead–lag connection between stock indices and sovereign credit default swap (CDS) returns for 14 European countries and the US over ...
  • Extracting expected stock risk premia from option prices and the information contained in non-parametric-out-of-sample stochastic discount factors 

    González Urteaga, Ana Upna Orcid; Nieto, Belén; Rubio, Gonzalo (Routledge, 2020)   Artículo / Artikulua
    This paper analyzes the factor structure and cross-sectional variability of a set of expected excess returns extracted from option prices and a non-parametric and out-of-sample stochastic discount factor. We argue that the ...
  • Consequences of open innovation: effects on skill-driven recruitment 

    Bello Pintado, Alejandro Upna Orcid; Bianchi, Carlos (Emerald, 2020)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    Purpose This paper aims to focus on the human side of inbound open innovation by analyzing the effects that the adoption of different knowledge search strategies for innovation has on new recruitment needs. Design/method ...
  • How important is family involvement for small companies’ growth? 

    Garcés Galdeano, Lucía Upna Orcid; García Olaverri, Carmen Upna Orcid (Emerald, 2020)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    Purpose: Our paper seeks to further understand how family involvement in management influences firm growth. Design/methodology/approach: Using a sample of small high-tech firms, we classify three different types of firms: ...
  • Home-based telework: usefulness and facilitators 

    Ollo López, Andrea Upna Orcid; Goñi Legaz, Salomé Upna Orcid; Erro Garcés, Amaya Upna Orcid (Emerald, 2020)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    Purpose: This article aims to analyze individual-, organizational- and country-level factors that determine the use of home-based telework across Europe according to the technology acceptance model (TAM) and the ...
  • Young people, social workers and social work education: the role of digital skills 

    López Peláez, Antonio; Erro Garcés, Amaya Upna Orcid; Gómez Ciriano, Emilio José (Routledge, 2020)   Artículo / Artikulua
    This paper addresses a key issue in the development of youth-focused social work: the role of digital skills in the relationship between young people and social workers who work with these native digital users. To this ...
  • Teachers’ attitudes towards chatbots in education: a technology acceptance model approach considering the effect of social language, bot proactiveness, and users’ characteristics 

    Chocarro Eguaras, Raquel Upna Orcid; Cortiñas Ugalde, Mónica Upna Orcid; Marcos Matas, Gustavo Upna Orcid (Taylor & Francis, 2021)   Artículo / Artikulua
    The appearance of Artificial Intelligence implementations, such as text-based virtual assistants (chatbots) in education is relatively new. These implementations can be useful for helping teachers and students to solve ...
  • Superdiversity and social policies in a complex society: social challenges in the 21st century 

    López Peláez, Antonio; Aguilar Tablada, María Victoria; Erro Garcés, Amaya Upna Orcid; Pérez García, Raquel María Upna Orcid (SAGE, 2021)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    La superdiversidad es una característica de las sociedades contemporáneas que afecta a los procesos de cambio social y las políticas sociales. Utilizando métodos de metaanálisis, este artículo revisa el tratamiento de la ...
  • BRScS: a hybrid recommendation model fusing multi-source heterogeneous data 

    Ji, Zhenyan; Yang, Chun; Wang, Huihui; Armendáriz Íñigo, José Enrique Upna Orcid; Arce Urriza, Marta Upna Orcid (SpringerOpen, 2020)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    Recommendation systems are often used to solve the problem of information overload on the Internet. Many types of data can be used for recommendations, and fusing different types of data can make recommendations more ...
  • Leverage in family firms: the moderating role of female directors and board quality 

    Poletti Hughes, Jannine; Martínez García, Beatriz Upna Orcid (Wiley, 2020)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    Grounded in the agency, socioemotional wealth and resource dependence theories, we study how debt decisions are influenced by family control and how such relationship is moderated by an internal corporate governance ...

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