Fernando Casani

Fernando Casani
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid | UAM · Departamento de Organización de Empresas

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Publications (51)
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ABSTRACT Nowadays, the interaction between universities and their territories (engagement or third mission) is considered a core mission of universities whatever the country and the policymaker. Still, this third mission is an ambiguous notion and there is no consensus in the scientific community about its definition and system of indicators, hinde...
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For its scope and the breadth of its available resources, the university system is one of the keys to implementing and propagating policies, with sustainability policies being among them. Building on sustainability performance in universities, this study aimed to: Identify the procedures deployed by universities to measure sustainability; detect th...
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Título: El aspecto medioambiental de los ODS en el proceso de formación integral de los estudiantes de la UAM Las universidades han reconocido como un componente importante el desarrollar y promover soluciones sostenibles para construir una sociedad sensibilizada y responsable con el planeta, alineados a los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS...
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Universities are organizational structures with individual activity mixes or strategies that lead to different performance levels by mission. Evaluation techniques based on performance indicators or rankings risk rewarding just a specific type of university and undermining university diversification: they usually introduce homogenising pressures an...
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Following the international trend, Spanish universities have long ago included among their fundamental tasks the third mission of universities and have advanced in the formalisation and structuration of knowledge transfer, life-long learning and outreach activities. The development of the third mission was not gradual, but shaped by the evolution o...
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Cities generate environmental impacts that have focused the global interest of scientists and authorities on the search for environment-friendly alternatives. The 'Ecocity' concept provides an innovative and sustainable vision of how to build and live in these settlements. Translating this vision to the university campus as a small-scale replica of...
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En este trabajo hemos realizado un estudio sobre las percepciones y actitudes de los estudiantes en países iberoamericanos, sobre los temas relacionados con la sostenibilidad. Con una muestra de 1.800 estudiantes, se han analizado los valores que otorgan a las responsabilidades de la empresa y a lo que consideran que es una empresa bien dirigida, d...
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Although well-renowned universities attempt to differentiate themselves from other universities, little research has been undertaken on the principal themes involved in the concept of the world-class university (WCU) as presented in speeches by members of WCUs. These discourses are a key tool in universities’ attempt to shape the competitive framew...
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Las universidades españolas han sido consideradas como universidades homogéneas, con características y estructuras productivas similares, reconociéndose diferencias jurídicas únicamente entre las instituciones públicas y privadas. Aunque todas las universidades comparten legalmente las mismas misiones y el Sistema Universitario Español (SUE) es apa...
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Atlético de Madrid (ATM) Football Club has a single-hearted fan base regardless of the sport results, unlike megaclub’s fandoms (like Real Madrid, from the same city) that demand a steady stream of sporting triumphs. Literature is sparse about how second line clubs that must compete with megaclubs from the same city for a fan base develop a sustain...
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Recent changes in the sports industry – derived from increasing financial pressures – have led to the update of existing business models. Particularly in football, the dominant clubs develop new business models based on the spectators’ commitment to the sport. Packed stadiums attract more people who consume both the matches and the many other assoc...
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Although global rankings do not classify national university systems, the majority of countries are reformulating their HE policies to improve the ranking position of their best universities. Accordingly, this paper studies the case of France and Spain through the analysis of their respective national policies for the promotion of university intern...
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La educación superior está inmersa en un proceso de transformación a nivel mundial y se está configurando un mercado global en el que los principales competidores son las buenas universidades que ocupan las primeras posiciones en los rankings globales. En algunos países europeos comparativamente peor posicionados en dichas clasificaciones, como Ale...
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This paper examines undergraduate business students' perception of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in cases in which they have not attended any specific course either dealing with CSR or providing training in ethics. A survey was conducted of 535 Spanish business students as future managers. The results show that the stakeholders' perspective...
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Universities play a key role in the development of society, and their involvement in sustainable development will be crucial in changing current practices in society towards sustainable development. Thus, information about the measures and actions taken towards sustainable development needs to be communicated to all university stakeholders. Sustain...
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Higher education has undergone far-reaching changes in most countries in recent years. University systems are in the midst of profound transformation and institutions are under growing competitive pressure to improve their performance. This tendency to introduce market mechanisms in education and extend more professional management systems to unive...
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This paper analyzes the initiative “International Excellence Campus” (CEI) and its potential to improve the visibility of Spanish universities. This program aims to maximize resources and improve the interaction between the university and the local environment. We explore two different cases, the CEI UAM-CSIC and Euskampus. For both, we present the...
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The world-wide popularity of university rankings has spurred the debate about the quality and performance of higher education systems and has had a considerable impact on global society in light of the internationalisation of higher education. While useful for policy makers, such rankings also furnish information on an institution’s “prestige”, whi...
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Este trabajo muestra las potencialidades de la cooperación entre universidades y centros de investigación ubicados dentro de su campus y ámbito de influencia para mejorar la visibilidad internacional. Se presenta el caso del CEI UAM+CSIC analizando su actividad investigadora basada en datos de producción, productividad e impacto en relación con las...
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Epochs dominated by profound changes are a perfect test for conventional wisdom. For instance, in higher education, simplistic prescriptions for leadership excellence no longer work, and leaders should have a new competencies portfolio. To better understand the perceptions that Spanish university directors have about the main competencies needed fo...
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One of the key elements of national and international university rankings are scien-tific production indicators. Given the importance these rankings have gained in recent years, this paper offers an analysis of the research activity of the Spanish public university system broken down by regions. Thus, it offers a joint approach to the relative rese...
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Problem Statement.What the self-perceptions of higher officials in Spanish universities are about the main competencies required in their daily tasks. Purpose of Study.To analyze what the main competencies are in the professional behaviour of higher officials at Spanish universities. The improvement of their competencies through a systematic educat...
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Epochs dominated by profound changes are a perfect test for conventional wisdom. For instance, in higher education, simplistic prescriptions for leadership excellence no longer work, and leaders should have a new competencies portfolio. To better understand the perceptions that Spanish university directors have about the main competencies needed fo...
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Individual creativity, skills, and talent shape the creative economy. Its social and economic development potential derives from intellectual property benefits. It reveals a break in the traditional value chain and the emergence of new business models. Several case studies show how social network markets are essential for those models. These market...
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Organizational change modifies the relationship between the organization and its environment. Using a methodology based on literature revision and analysis, we point out that the growing social importance of networks is related to the shrinking of hierarchy and to organizational knowledge creation. The network response to present challenges has cer...
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Tesis doctoral inédita. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales, Departamento de Contabilidad, 1993 Bibliogr. : p. 327-344
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Con la plena implantación del Espacio Europeo de Educación Superior (EEES), el contexto de referencia de las universidades españolas ya no radica en sus fronteras o incluso en las de la UE-27 (Unión Europea � 27), sino que se extiende a 48 países europeos y más de 4.000 instituciones de educación superior. Por este motivo, las universidades español...
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Las universidades españolas tienen que introducir modelos de dirección estratégica para afrontar los desafíos derivados de la creación del espacio europeo de educación superior. La modificación de la LOU no ha abordado cambios en el tema del gobierno y la gestión de las universidades para facilitar los procesos de cambio necesarios y esto puede ret...
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A partir de una revisión no exhaustiva de la literatura española reciente sobre la transferencia de tecnología en nuestro país, este artículo ofrece una visión sintética de sus aspectos centrales. Dichos aspectos son los estudios genéricos de la transferencia de tecnología y su relación con el concepto de tercera misión de la universidad; los obstá...
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During the last decade of the XXth century, a new revision movement on the mission of the university in this Knowledge Era has emerged. This movement incorporates to the traditional functions of the University of higher education and research, a third one based on the development of the «third mission», organized around three main axes: entrepreneu...
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La aparición y desarrollo de la sociedad de la información durante el siglo XX, y concretada en los caracteres configuradores de la definida como sociedad del conocimiento, en su tránsito hacia el siglo XXI (Bell, 1973; Drucker, 1993 y 2001; Bueno, 1998, 2002 y 2004a) ha representado un desafío importante para las Administraciones Públicas, para la...
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To survive in the present economic environment, organisations need to develop new capabilities. The classic concept of internal entrepreneur combines innovation and entrepreneurial initiative. From our point of view, the new concept of intrapreneur has three dimensions: innovation (change and culture), intramarkets (changes in organisational struct...
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Recently, the electricity industry in Spain has experienced a deep transformation, aimed to improve the degree of concurrence between the operating firms. This change must be explained in the framework of the regional integration of markets with an European scale. The European Union is shaped as a relevant region in the world energy (and specifical...
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Nowadays, the organizational structures of the firm are involved in a process of change, developed both in national and international frameworks. The aim is to flexibilize them in order to attain a well fitting with the new competitive environment. Outsourcing is a managing tool widely used. A large number of firms externalize their non strategic f...
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Strategy is the behavior pattern that represents the use of certain resources in accordance with specific capacities in order to reach fundamental objectives, within a determined conditioning environment and rivalry situation. The strategy that is really followed by organizations can be a result of a formalized planning system, the accumulation of...

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The Erasmus Skills project (www.erasmusskills.eu) provides a set of innovative tools to help Erasmus students to enhance and acknowledge the soft skills and competences gained thanks to their mobility experience. The variety of tools produced provide support both to students – before, during and after their mobility experience – and to the university teachers and practitioners – on how to back Erasmus students for a more conscious soft skills acquisition: TOOLS FOR STUDENTS - Erasmus+ App – a new functionality to self-assess learning mobility results - Webinars on European citizenship and the Erasmus+ programme: next webinar will take place in January 2020 TOOLS AND RESOURCES FOR UNIVERSITY PRACTITIONERS AND LECTURERS - Guide for Practitioners: guidelines to improve the institutional support to student development of mobility-related soft skills and competences. - Guidelines to design workshops on European values and culture, European integration and mobility-related skills, attitudes and knowledge, tailored to prepare students prior to the mobility period and facilitating integration upon return. - Methodology to embed learning mobility outcomes (knowledge, skills and attitudes) in curricula. First results will be released soon in our website (www.erasmusskills.eu), but in the meantime you can contact us at: erasmus.skills@uam.es The Erasmus Skills project is co-funded by the European Commission. Project number: 2018-1-ES01-KA203-050439. Erasmus+ KA 203. Starting date: September 2018. End date: October 2020.