Carmen Aviles Palacios

Carmen Aviles Palacios
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid | UPM · E.T.S.I. de Montes

Doctor of Business Administration
Professor. Business Management at the Forestry Engineering School, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain.

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June 1999 - present
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
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Publications (53)
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This paper examines horizontally differentiated duopolies à la Hotelling with environmentally conscious consumers and a planner promoting a sustainable good with costly awareness campaigns (ACs). The objective is to find the planner’s optimal strategies and their effects on the firms’ behaviour. The analysis is carried out with two approaches, cons...
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Company-specific assets, especially those of an intangible nature, are sources of value for the firm; consequently, the company should carry out a good management of them to increase the firm’s competitiveness, accesses to financing, reduce risks and improve its reputation. However, no attention has been paid to the concept of intangible liabilitie...
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Governments, civil society organisations and companies have expressed an interest in contributing to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, but incorporating these goals into their strategies and activities is not an easy task. This study aims to provide information on the role of circular economy as a tool to boost progress towards...
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The circular economy (CE) is considered a key economic model to meet the challenge of sustainable development. Strenous efforts are focused on the transformation of waste into resources that can be reintroduced into the economic system through proper management. In this way, the linear and waste-producing value chain problems are solved, making the...
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El documento surge con la vocación de ofrecer no solo una panorámica sobre la situación de las empresas del IBEX 35 en materia de divulgación y reporte de información relacionada con la naturaleza, sino de invitar al pensamiento positivo y con visión de futuro sobre las oportunidades de creación de valor vinculadas con el impulso de la acción, la m...
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Purpose In the past decade, the development of the global economy, the change in organizational structures and the maturing of new technologies have led to considerable changes in business structures. Emergency situations, such as the recent COVID-19 pandemic, have led many companies to declare bankruptcy. In this context, the present study aims to...
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At this event in the COP25, academic experts and representatives from several institutions had the opportunity to discuss the different lines of action to control emissions through the use of fiscal incentives and environmental taxes. The recent findings of the work carried out in multiple research projects in cooperation with international organiz...
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En esta obra se proporciona una visión amplia de los fundamentos teóricos y de las aplicaciones prácticas de la contabilidad de costes como sistema de información de la gestión interna de las organizaciones. Aúna el rigor de los contenidos teóricos con aplicaciones prácticas que facilitan su comprensión que se concretan en casos adaptados a la real...
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Currently, due to the economic crisis in Spain, there has been an increase of entrepreneurial initiatives. The main problem entrepreneurs have encountered is the implementation of their initiatives, with one of the causes being little or no training in the subject of entrepreneurship within universities. Although in recent years Spanish Universitie...
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This paper is focused on the multi-level marketing (MLM) as a valid alternative of entrepreneurship, minimizing the effects of economic crisis into the unemployment. MLM as one of the Direct Selling (DS) techniques is a system for the marketing of goods and services that is based on person-to-person relations. The aims of this paper are double, 1)...
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Organisations have become interested in using integral management systems to increase their sustainable value. Although global integration models address sustainability in organisations, these models present shortcomings and limitations and do not describe how to achieve the integration of sustainability. This paper proposes an Activity-Based Susta...
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Social Responsibility Universities are universities that acknowledge endeavors in University Social Responsibility as part of a strategic plan. This study shows how one of the Schools of the University Politécnica of Madrid in Spain has implemented and validated ISO 26000 as a way to extend its commitments to university social responsibility. It is...
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Social Responsibility Universities are universities that acknowledge endeavors in University Social Responsibility as part of a strategic plan. This study shows how one of the Schools of the University Politécnica of Madrid in Spain has implemented and validated ISO 26000 as a way to extend its commitments to university social responsibility. It is...
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Responsible universities play an important role in climate change. Corporate responsibility, social responsibility scientific and public social responsibility must be of their competence. They could do so through three different approaches: Managerial approach, based on accountability to its stakeholders; Transformational approach, very committed s...
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One of the most important corporate governance controls widely studies the role performed by the Board of Directors and its consequences on the financial performance of companies. Different approaches analyse how a firm can improve its financial future and today parity on boards of directors represents a new research line. The presence of female co...
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Deforestation, climate change, sea pollution and other causes involve the need to conserve natural heritage. Europe is facing an accelerated climate change as a result of global warming, mainly for human activities, and because of population departure and consequent abandon of rural areas. In this line, higher education is exploring new horizons. T...
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Human well-being is dependent upon Ecosystem Services (ES) provided by nature for free. Such services include water provision, nutrient cycling, etc. These are predominantly public goods with no markets and no prices, so their loss often is not detected by our current economic system. A variety of pressures resulting from population growth, climate...
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Internationalisation is a phenomenon that has gained in importance since the mid-twentieth century, with the liberalisation of economies and the emergence of trade and financial links. Currently, internationalisation is almost necessary for any company. This article reviews the different theories on this phenomenon that have emerged throughout lite...
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One of the most important corporate governance controls widely studies the role performed by the board of directors and its consequences on the financial performance of companies. Different approaches analyse how a firm can improve its financial future and today parity on boards of directors represents a new research line. The presence of female co...
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El sector forestal y sus empresas han de enfrentase al reto de la sostenibilidad impulsando la innovación desde el corazón de su negocio. Así, la innovación se constituye como elemento fundamental en el tratamiento de la madera y productos forestales, materias primas básicas en la producción de outputs de consumo masivo como pueden ser el papel y d...
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Se estudió el efecto en la productividad de la elaboración de blanks a partir de la implementación de un modelo de incentivo salarial del tipo Improshare, dirigido al personal de una empresa chilena de remanufacturado de maderera que produce molduras y marcos de puerta (ayudante, operador medio y operador máster), para lo cual se compararon dos per...
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Web 2.0 is changing the rules, reducing costs of access to technology, increasing the volume of cyber social contact through networking, both social and professional, making possible that any information is just a click away. This evolution causes the birth of new requirements, including the adaptation of people and, because organizations are made...
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Urban trees contribute to environment through their biological and amenity functions, and are an economic and social value for cities, as well as a sustainability value. However, their value in monetary terms is difficult to quantify, it is given mainly by formulas, being a practice adopted in several cities. The objective of this study was to comp...
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Urban trees contribute to environment through their biological and amenity functions, and are an economic and social value for cities, as well as a sustainability value. However, their value in monetary terms is difficult to quantify, it is given mainly by formulas, being a practice adopted in several cities. The objective of this study was to comp...
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Urban trees contribute to environment through their biological and amenity functions, and are an economic and social value for cities, as well as a sustainability value. However, their value in monetary terms is difficult to quantify, it is given mainly by formulas, being a practice adopted in several cities. The objective of this study was to comp...
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This qualitative paper shows the lack of gender considerations that the Spanish prevention service technicians demonstrate in their evaluations, namely, in the maternity or breast-feeding states of female employees. Likewise, it offers courses of action for the improvement of the activity developed by these services with the aim of improving the pr...
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Commitment and involvement from the different members of an organization are two key elements for an organization to achieve its environmental excellence. Firstly, businesses are aware of the close relationship between their activities and the environment, for they are not only polluting agents but also agents with the capacity to reduce adverse en...
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Web 2.0 is changing the rules, reducing costs of access to technology, increasing the volume of cyber social contact through networking, both social and professional, making possible that any information is just a click away. This evolution causes the birth of new requirements, including the adaptation of people and, because organizations are made...
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In June 2005, Spain became the country with the second greatest number of sites and companies certified by the Ecomanagement and Audit Scheme (EMAS). Indeed, the Spanish hospitality industry led the way in certifications under this standard. An analysis of 115 environmental statements issued by EMAS-certified Spanish hotels finds that the data in t...
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Project Finance is a category of specific financing processes for huge investment project. This paper expounds its characteristic, detailing its different phases: viability study, stakeholders list, analysis and studies to be done by those who will finance projects, financial structure design, a well as different monitoring to be done, as the proje...
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Esta investigación histórico-contable tiene como objeto de estudio el análisis de la información económica, financiera y analítica que emite The Rio Tinto Company Ltd. durante el período en que es propietaria de las minas de Río Tinto, situadas en el suroeste ibérico. Esta empresa se constituye en 1873 con el objeto de obtener rendimientos del bene...
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Hotel chains do face important challenges nowadays. On one side the complexity of the environment in which the hospitality industry evolves, demands to define, develop and manage its strategies in order to guarantee its survival. On top of it, the market is increasingly demanding fluid information for a proper knowledge of the strategies and corpor...
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Las cadenas hoteleras se enfrentan a importantes retos. Por una parte, el complejo entorno en el que se desenvuelve la industria turística les exige definir, desarrollar y gestionar sus estrategias para garantizar su supervivencia. Pero además, el mercado está demandando de forma creciente información fluida para conocer las estrategias y expectati...
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At present when the market is increasingly demanding free-flowing information concerning corporate expectations, we often encounter criticism as to the absence of this type of information in annual reports. The relevance of this lack of information is based, among other reasons, on the fact that it is the only information that businesses make publi...
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Los condicionantes ambientales que la sociedad demanda provocan la aparición de nuevos conocimientos en gestión de recursos huma- nos, Conocimientos que se engloban en el denominado Capital Medioambiental de la organización. Este factor influye en los procedi- mientos de gestión tanto en los de diseño de estructuras medioambientales como en los de...
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En un entorno tan complejo como en el que actualmente se desenvuelve la industria turística, las empresas necesitan definir, desarrollar y gestionar sus estrategias. Las cadenas hoteleras se encuentran inmersas en este reto del cual depende su supervivencia. Por ello, el objetivo de este trabajo es doble. Por una parte hemos estudiado las estrategi...
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Although the involvement of all the different members of an organization is considered imperative to reach environmental excellence, it is the role of workers that stands out. Regarding the environmental commitment of companies, different factors condition the involvement of the workers. The present research is aimed at detecting the attitude of th...
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At present when the market is increasingly demanding free-flowing information concerning corporate expectations, we often encounter criticism as to the absence of this type of information in annual reports. The relevance of this lack of information is based, among other reasons, on the fact that it is the only information that businesses make publi...

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Promote biodiversity on business premises