Alvaro Espejo

Alvaro Espejo
University of the Andes (Chile) | UANDES · ESE Business School

PhD

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Introduction
I am currently developing research on proactive behaviors, prosocial behaviors, prosocial motivation, and shared leadership.
Additional affiliations
March 2019 - present
ESE Business School - Universidad de Los Andes (Chile)
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
March 2013 - March 2016
Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez - Escuela de Negocios
Position
  • Area Head
March 2005 - February 2019
Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez - Escuela de Negocios
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
Education
September 2000 - June 2005
IESE Business School Universidad de Navarra
Field of study
  • Management
March 1998 - January 2000
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Field of study
  • Ingineering (Management & Economics)
March 1993 - July 1997

Publications

Publications (25)
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This multistudy research examines the unit‐level relationship between promotive voice behavior and management innovation. Study 1 utilizes multisource data from 62 work units and reports that willingness to discuss ideas mediates the unit‐level relationship between promotive voice and management innovation. The results of Study 1 also show that the...
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We propose solutions to two recurring problems in cross-national research: response style differences and language bias. In order to do so, we conduct a methodological comparison of two different response formats—rating and ranking. For rating, we assess the effect of changing the commonly used 5-point Likert scales to 7-point Likert scales. For ra...
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This study analyzes how prosocial values, organizational concern, and impression management motives to engage in OCB relate to dispositional and situational factors beyond major personality constructs. The sample consists of 192 employees in 15 service organizations in Chile. The results show that organizational concern and prosocial values, as goo...
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With multinational corporations increasingly adopting English as a corporate language, the issue of language management and the pros and cons of language standardization have been widely debated in the literature. Our 17-country study considers whether the use of English as a common corporate language causes difficulties. We empirically examine whe...
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In recent decades, cooperative behaviour has been the target of much research. Although there is some evidence about the motives that lead people to engage in cooperation, there is still little research on cooperation models in real-life settings. To shed some light on this issue, we studied cooperation in an alternative food network. This organiza...
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Santiago a Mil was founded in Santiago, Chile, in 1994 and is now one of South America’s most successful theatre festivals. This case study looks at the evolution of the business model for the festival, a private initiative launched by two cultural entrepreneurs with strong social values. The authors identify four periods in the evolution of the bu...
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The significance of meaningful work for quality of work life has been confirmed by research showing its importance both as regards to employee motivation, well-being, and commitment as well as organizational outcomes such as turnover intentions, citizenship behavior, and customer satisfaction. In explaining what makes work meaningful, Self-Determin...
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We present a case study of Santiago a Mil, founded in 1994 and now one of South America's most successful theater festivals. We look at the evolution of the business model of this festival, a private initiative in Santiago, Chile, launched by two cultural entrepreneurs with strong social values. We identify four periods of business model evolution...
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En un año de importantes desafíos y profundos cambios, como ha sido el 2020, es importante tomarse el tiempo para reflexionar sobre el presente y el futuro de la educación en administración. Aunque para ello es crucial tener una visión crítica, también es fundamental valorar los aportes que se han realizado al campo de la administración a lo largo...
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This article addresses the experience, history, and particularities after the process of shaping Minga, an academic group of Organizational Studies in Chile. Following a historical-narrative methodology, a biographical account of this group is built, in which its protagonists participate as researchers and authors of the process. To analyze this st...
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Este artículo aborda la experiencia, historia y particularidades tras el proceso de conformación de Minga, un grupo académico de Estudios Organizacionales en Chile. Siguiendo una metodología histórico-narrativa se construye un relato biográfico de este grupo, en el cual sus protagonistas participan como investigadores/as y autores/as del proceso. P...
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Organizations establish rules and policies to promote and protect their interests as well as those of their stakeholders. Numerous reports in the media, however, have shown that strict adherence to these rules can and frequently does have just the opposite effect. To account for this paradoxical phenomenon, we introduce the construct of work-to-rul...
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to address the subject of work attitude drivers within the current scenario considering two influencing factors, culture and generation. Both membership of a particular generation and membership of a particular culture can affect individuals’ work attitudes. The study considers these two factors in order to an...
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Using a sample of supervisors from a Chilean retail company, we studied the effects of employees’ role perceptions on three types of organizational citizenship behavior (OCB) and on their motivation to perform these behaviors. We recognized four types of motives: extrinsic, intrinsic, altruistic, and institutional. Results showed that when employee...
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The article discusses organizational citizenship behaviors (OCB) and taking charge behaviors (TCB), which are described as discretionary behaviors in organizations. It examines how different OCB dimensions are affected by two social exchange relationships, one with the organization and one with the supervisor. The nomological framework for TCB is e...
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This paper introduces an outcome-based theory of work motivation. This theory focuses on the individual's expected consequences of his or her action. We identify four different types of expected consequences, or motives. These motives lead to four types of motivation: extrinsic, intrinsic, contributive, and relational. We categorize these outcomes...

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