Francisca Rosa Álamo-Vera

Francisca Rosa Álamo-Vera
Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria | ULPGC · Department of Economics and Business

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This paper analyses the role of study-abroad programmes in higher education by examining how students’ participation can foster competence development and employability expectations. Our research focuses on the acquisition of competences through the international mobility programme Erasmus+ of 191 students of an undergraduate programme in tourism,...
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This paper analyzes how the trainer’s effort to articulate the knowledge transmitted during the training sessions influences training success in restaurants. An empirical study was conducted using a sample of 114 managers and supervisors of multi-unit restaurant companies in the Canary Islands, and Structural equation modeling was used to test the...
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This study focuses on the socialization of business students on ethical issues. To this end, we explore personal and institutional factors that influence the acquisition of business ethics competences. Drawing on the case of the European higher education framework, we analyse data from questionnaires about the experience of 599 undergraduates study...
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This paper proposes a new model to assess the socio-economic potential of two outermost islands of the EU to exploit their resources and capabilities for the sustainable development of the wind energy sector. To that end, a territory competitiveness index is calculated from the resource-based view to assess the socio-economic potential of renewable...
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This paper aims to propose a new approach of territorial competitiveness assessment revisited from the resource-based view, as the combination of location-specific resources and capabilities can improve the territorial socio-economic development. A territorial competitiveness index is calculated in order to assess the potential of renewable energy...
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This work aims to identify the most suitable location for photovoltaic power plants on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria. To that end, we propose a methodology which will assess those physical territorial resources involved in the development of photovoltaic solar energy by means of two devices: the available territorial resource map and the avail...
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Exportation to EU of aloe vera from The Canary Islands are nearly inexistent, although the archipelago is the leading European region in the farming and production of this plant with some ten million adult plants, what would be enough to satisfy the whole demand in Europe. Based on these arguments, this working paper has the aim of analysing region...
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This paper deepens and expands the study of the factors determining resistance to change in employees. It includes new personality-related and structural contextual antecedents that, alongside variables related to the management of the change process and its consequences, allow the authors to contribute new evidence. The empirical analysis uses a s...
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La dirección estratégica ha sido ampliamente estudiada en el sector privado y, más recientemente, en el público y no lucrativo. Dentro de estos últimos contextos, se ha realizado incluso un esfuerzo por adaptar el proceso estratégico y sus implicaciones a determinados ámbitos o funciones de la Administración Pública, en la medida en que su grado de...
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RESUMEN En el presente se propone como objetivo de investigación analizar los procesos de planificación y dirección estratégica que están emprendiendo las universidades públicas españolas, tanto en respuesta a retos o requisitos del entorno, como puede ser la adaptación al Espacio Europeo de Educación Superior, como a necesidades internas. Como res...
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When executives seek to satisfy their need for prestige and status through long-term strategic decisions that increase the size of the company -such as corporate diversification- but do not improve the firm’s performance, agency costs might appear. Thus, the current work aims to responding the following question: does the corporate governance of an...
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Purpose – To examine the particular organizational and managerial determinants of the different aspects of a firm's export development process: intention, propensity, and intensity. Design/methodology/approach – The study analysed firms' resources and capabilities, managerial characteristics, and managerial attitude and perceptions in a sample of 2...
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This study examines the relationship among various organizational and management aspects and the firm¿s export commitment, analysing 286 firms in the Spanish wine industry. Specifically, based on a theoretical model that integrates firm¿s characteristics, decision-maker¿s characteristics, and managerial perceptions about export activity itself, sev...
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This paper aims to stress the potential use of executive support systems (ESS) in the formulation of university objectives and strategies. A strategic planning methodology based on different university experiences is proposed, along with an ESS that we have designed and developed to support the strategic process. We present the methodology and show...

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