Bartolome Marco-Lajara

Bartolome Marco-Lajara
University of Alicante | UA

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This study analyses the impact of international experience on firm economic performance from the organisational learning approach. Moreover, the study explores the double mediating effect of green knowledge and eco-innovation in the relationship between international experience and economic performance. Using data from 120 Spanish internationalised...
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Sustainable development has positioned itself as a fundamental element of a transversal nature, being linked to the energy transition. In this sense, it must be included as a mainstream objective of all actions and strategies developed at the social, academic, business, and political levels. However, to the best of our knowledge, no bibliometric wo...
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The aim of this research is to analyze the effect of wine routes and Designations of Origin (DOs) on the competitiveness of wineries belonging to the Valencian Community, given that, to the best of our knowledge, such relationships have not been analyzed in this wine region. To this end, information was obtained on the operating income, results for...
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Nowadays, the attitude of companies seems to play a relevant role in detecting and exploiting opportunities to create value, especially in terms of knowledge and cooperation. Thereon, the concept of entrepreneurial orientation has become relevant over the last years. Firms are entrepreneurially oriented when their decision-making, techniques, and p...
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The purpose of this research is to analyze the effect of wine tourism activity on economic performance in the wine context of Ribera del Duero (Spain), as well as the mediating effect of ecological agriculture on this link. To this end, a conceptual model is proposed based on the literature review carried out and contrasted through structural equat...
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Spain is in a privileged position in the production and marketing of wine, being the world leader in terms of volume of wine exported. It is also the country where exports have grown the most since 1990, as companies have been pushed to increase their foreign exposure by the decline in domestic consumption and more recently by the financial crisis....
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The Spanish wine industry is a world leader in terms of wine exports by volume and third in terms of the value of these exports, behind only France and Italy. Spanish wine is therefore present in the world's main wine consuming markets, contributing to the maintenance and even improvement of the Spain brand on an international scale. Through a desc...
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The research is of great interest since it allows us to know the points of convergence and divergence between two of the concepts most used today to refer to the company's commitment to society and the environment in which it operates: corporate social responsibility (CSR) and corporate sustainability (CS). Through the narrative review conducted, t...
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The research aims to analyze the different theoretical perspectives under which corporate social responsibility (CSR) has been analyzed. Based on the narrative review conducted, five motivations have been identified that drive the implementation of CSR practices: (1) the alignment of interests between agents and principal, (2) the satisfaction of s...
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Corporate social responsibility (CSR) refers to a business approach that takes into account economic, environmental, and social issues in a balanced, holistic, and long-term manner for the benefit of current and future stakeholders. However, when did the term emerge? How has it evolved since its inception? Under what theoretical perspectives has it...
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Several studies have addressed the role played by the Spanish Wine Routes in boosting the competi‑ tiveness of a territory, increasing wine production, improving the quality of life of citizens and respecting the environment. However, to our knowledge, the impact of COVID‑19 on these wine routes has not been addressed in the academic literature. In...
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Wine and tourism represent a perfect symbiosis, as they offer a different experience to tourists and also promote the economic, social, and environmental development of wine regions. In Spain, wine tourism is an increasingly important research field and several studies have been conducted on the role of wine routes in boosting the competitiveness o...
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The wine sector occupies a prominent place in the Spanish agrifood industry, for both the quality and the variety of its production. Although the protection of geographical designations is at the heart of Spain and European Union wine quality policy, much empirical investigation is still needed to assess the role played by business agglomerations i...
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The purpose of this research is to analyze the different effects of the green intellectual capital (GIC) of wine companies on the fulfillment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), contributing to academic literature in a remarkable way, since, to the authors' knowledge, there is no previous research that has addressed this relationship. In o...
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Purpose The purpose of this study is to focus on analyzing how the set of green intangibles held by wineries and their members, i.e. green intellectual capital (GIC), affects green innovation performance (GIP). Specifically, the study aims to investigate how GIP is influenced by GIC through the mediating role of the variable knowledge management (K...
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Global environmental problems, such as global warming, pollution, or deforestation, are critical issues that require a rapid and common response. In this context, companies play a decisive role in achieving environmental objectives through the ecological knowledge they can store and manage. In this context, the present research focuses its interest...
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The main aim of this paper is to analyze the effect of industrial agglomeration on the degree of interorganizational cooperation and the innovative performance of firms of the electricity supply sector in Spain. For this purpose, the agglomeration coefficient in each of the 50 provinces of Spain is calculated, based on secondary data from SABI data...
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Sustainable business is suffering an increasing demand by part of different stakeholders, especially those in the end of the value chain. One way to accomplish it is through a business longevity assessment model. If companies last in a sustainable way that is also recognizable, they will create value not only from an economic perspective but also f...
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Green innovation (GI) represents the voluntary commitment of companies to develop new environmentally friendly products and/or processes. This type of innovation represents a new business paradigm in which social, environmental, and societal issues are taken into consideration in a balanced way, satisfying the different types of demands of the orga...
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Corporate social responsibility (CSR) represents the voluntary commitment of companies to behave appropriately, fairly, and responsibly with the environment in which they operate. It refers to a business approach that takes into account economic, environmental, and social issues in a balanced, holistic, and long-term manner for the benefit of curre...
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This research analyses the current self-reported level of proficiency of environmental skills, the required future level of proficiency, and the gaps between them. Given the increasingly urgent need for the tourism industry to take action to support environmental management practices, this research provides evidence of key environmental skill gaps....
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La supervivencia de las empresas, así como su fracaso, resultan de gran interés por las implicaciones socioeconómicas que conllevan, siendo numerosos los académicos dedicados a su estudio. Es por ello que en este trabajo se estudia el origen y evolución a lo largo del tiempo de la estructura de conocimiento en este ámbito, así como su estado actual...
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The present research analyzes the different factors that influence the formation of green intellectual capital (GIC) in wine companies, contributing to the academic literature in a remarkable way, since, to the authors' knowledge, no research has been identified that addresses such typology of organizational intangibles in the wine industry. Throug...
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This study has as its aim to analyze the existence of a possible theoretical relationship between corporate social responsibility (CSR) development and two factors, namely business location and managers' gender. The industrial district (ID) theory serves as the basis to demonstrate the possible influence of location on this type of environment with...
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Knowledge is a basic factor of competitiveness with a firm’s exploration and exploitation capabilities acting as the main antecedents of innovation. However, a firm has two main options to obtain new knowledge: internal generation and external acquisition. This paper analyzes how tourism firms located in tourist districts develop ambidexterity thro...
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The hospitality sector has been severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the situation of rural accommodation is particularly noteworthy due to its close relationship with the environment. In this context, the role of CSR as a strategy that contributes to social, economic, and environmental well-being takes on a crucial role. The main object...
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Objective: The main objective of this study is to analyze the degree of freedom that the franchisee has in making business decisions compared to the corporate unit or, in other words, the degree of freedom that the franchiser grants the franchised establishment in managing its business. Methods: Franchising is one of the most widely used strategic...
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The current dynamic environment in the fashion industry is a major challenge for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs). From an international perspective, we have considered interesting to focus our study on two of the European countries where the fashion sector is particularly relevant. Our aim is to describe and quantitatively compare the ima...
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The sector that includes fashion design companies can be considered a creative industry. In this paper we are interested in finding where these companies are located and their relationship with industrial clusters. Industrial and firm location has been a subject of great importance in economics since the seminal work of Alfred Marshall (Principles...
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Recent literature in the domain of environmental management suggests that employees' behavior is vital to enhance environmental performance. Despite this, little effort has been made to study how human resource management is linked with the environmental performance. Even less attention has been given to a joint consideration of green innovation an...
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The aim of this research is to explore the positive effect of dynamic capabilities on firm performance in Spanish hotels to further expand the ongoing knowledge of management strategies in a dynamic environment. It also embraces novel issues by linking uncertain changes with the current literature on the COVID-19 crisis. This study also emphasizes...
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The Spanish wine sector has not remained unaffected by the impact of COVID-19. This research aims to analyse the impact of COVID-19 on the Spanish wine sector, quantifying a phenomenon on which there is no academic literature, because although the impact of the pandemic on the wine sector has been studied at a general level, it has not been analyse...
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Purpose This paper aims to identify the gap existing between the current and future needs regarding digital skills, as well as the training needs for the 2030 horizon in Spanish tourism organisations belonging to five subsectors (accommodation, food and beverage, destination management, visitor attractions and travel agents and tour operators). De...
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In this research two concepts of current relevance in the management literature are related, such as Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and green human resource management (GHRM). So far, research in both fields has been developed in parallel; However, we consider that it is necessary to deepen the connection between both variables and their imp...
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La presente investigación tiene como objetivo contrastar si los distritos industriales zapateros de las comarcas españolas del Vinalopó siguen teniendo vigencia en la actualidad, o si, por el contrario, la actividad zapatera desarrollada en dichas aglomeraciones empresariales ha perdido relevancia en favor de otras actividades económicas. Además, s...
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This study has as its aim to analyze the existence of a possible theoretical relationship between corporate social responsibility (CSR) development and two factors, namely business location and managers' gender. The industrial district (ID) theory serves as the basis to demonstrate the possible influence of location on this type of environment with...
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In the knowledge society, multinationals and, more specifically, their subsidiaries acquire great importance as a source of competitiveness for the multinational as a whole. From this perspective, this article has a double objective: (1) to define ambidextrous subsidiary, and (2) to explore if subsidiaries are ambidextrous. A quantitative methodolo...
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Purpose In recent years, author and document citation and co-citation analyses have often been applied to map the “intellectual structure” of different scientific fields, including management and international business. However, the technique of bibliographic coupling between scientific documents, which seeks to identify active research fronts in a...
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Although in recent years intangible assets are considered a basic factor of production, it is necessary to show that their mere possession will not always guarantee superior performance. Accordingly, based on the resource-based view of the firm and the intellectual capital-based view, this paper has a twofold purpose. First, it analyses the existin...
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In recent decades, the analysis of the effects of clustering as an essential factor for the development of innovations and the competitiveness of enterprises has raised great interest in different areas. Nowadays, companies have access to almost all tangible and intangible resources located and/or developed in any country in the world. However, des...
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Research into entrepreneurship has gradually changed its perspective over recent decades, becoming a very relevant research topic. In the last few years, various lines of research have been developed to find new explanatory factors of entrepreneurial propensity in specific socioeconomic and institutional contexts, among which we can highlight local...
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Firm managers play an important role in the implementation of corporate social responsibility (CSR) actions. Education is emerging as the key factor in developing a sense of moral responsibility amongst the business students who will eventually become company managers and decision makers. The aim of this research is, thus, twofold. First, to analyz...
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This paper has as its aim to analyse multinational enterprises’ location decisions from the perspective of the knowledge-based firm in an attempt to answer the following questions: Are innovative MNEs more likely to be located in areas with a higher degree of agglomeration? Who benefits to a greater extent − in terms of innovation − from geographic...
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According to the literature on ambidexterity, organizations can use structural, contextual or interorganizational approaches to simultaneously explore novel opportunities and exploit existing ones. So far, however, the possibility of combining the three approaches to maximize organizational learning has not been investigated. To deepen this aspect,...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is twofold: first, to analyze which policies of human resource management (HRM) contribute to exploratory learning and which to exploitation learning; and second, to determine the influence of the two types of learning on organizational performance. Design/methodology/approach The research hypotheses are tested by...