Pilar Latorre

Pilar Latorre
University of Zaragoza | UNIZAR · Department of Business Organisation and Management

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Introduction
I am Associate Professor in the Department of Management and Organisation at the University of Zaragoza. I am Industrial Engineering and I have a Phd in Economics and Managing Organisations. I am interested in the areas of knowledge transfer, network sciences and digital transformation. Currently co-principal investigator of the European project RETSASO.

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Currently, the incidence of Internet addiction is growing among teenagers. However, most review studies do not differentiate between the adolescent and young adult population. The sample of this meta-analysis consists of 20 studies (K = 28) comprised of 21 878 adolescents whose mean age was 15.13 years. Regarding the methodology, the protocol of re...
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In Europe, there are different regulations regarding hazardous waste management with which European Union Member States must comply. On the one hand, Member States must meet the recovery targets that are set in the different waste Directives, and they have two options here: material recovery facilities in the country of origin, or recovery through...
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Purpose Knowledge transfer (KT) has been attracting significant attention from the scientific community. The need to establish collaborative network relationships to achieve effective KT has led to a large volume of studies that attempt to identify how collaborative networks influence KT processes. However, papers, which link KT and networks have n...
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(1) Gamers are a new social phenomenon on YouTube whose success is based on their humour and social identity. The aim of this research is to deepen the understanding of the behaviour of the 100 gamers with the largest numbers of fans worldwide by studying their channels on YouTube; (2) Methods: This is a longitudinal research study from 20 August 2...
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The concept of sustainable development was introduced in Europe by the Treaty of Amsterdam (1997) and was extended to waste management in the Waste Framework Directive. In order to achieve sustainable development, hazardous waste (HW) must be managed safely and in accordance with regulations. This also applies to worldwide HW transport, especially...
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YouTube has become an educational and entertainment tool among Western European families, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. This study monitored the main channels for children aged 0–5 years by using the social media analysis (SNA) methodology from March 24, 2020 to August 24, 2020. The software used has been FanpageKarma, which allows the...
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The circular economy is presented as the sustainable solution as opposed to the current linear model of production and resource management, whose effects impact negatively on the economic, social and environmental dimensions. Through a systematic review of the literature, this article aims to unify and to uncover the available evidence on innovatio...
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This research analyses the European landscape of innovation in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). To achieve this objective, data collected from the Horizon 2020 strategy is extracted, which includes 1055 research projects that focus on innovation in SMEs. A complex network analysis is carried out at three levels: (1) at aggregated level by...
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Forests are the dominant land cover in Nordic–Baltic countries, and forestry, the management of forests for improved ecosystem-service (ES) delivery, is an important contributor to sustainability. Forests and forestry support multiple United Nations Sustainability Goals (UN SDGs) and a number of EU policies, and can address conflicting environmenta...
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La crisis derivada de la pandemia de la Covid-19 ha afectado, entre otros colectivos, a las universidades ya que han visto modificadas sus actividades habituales. Al mismo tiempo las redes sociales y en particular Twitter, han experimentado un aumento de su uso. Por ello, el objetivo de esta investigación consiste en analizar el comportamiento de l...
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Introducción: La presente investigación tiene como propósito conocer la composición sociodemográfica de los consumidores de noticias en España en la última década. Metodología: A partir de diez encuestas aplicadas por el Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas (CIS) entre 2006 y 2017 con muestras de entre 2.455 y 3.191 personas, se buscó determinar...
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Cyberbullying has been established as a serious problem that affects all countries. However, the phenomenon of duality in cyberbullying, whereby an individual assumes two completely opposite roles, i.e., being a cybervictim and a cyberbully at the same time, has not been sufficiently examined in depth. The study population of this meta-analysis of...
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Introducción: Este artículo se centra, en primera instancia, en poner de relieve la importancia que tiene la movilidad de los recursos humanos y en concreto de talento en la Unión Europea, bajo la premisa de que este fenómeno en la actualidad continúa intensificándose, debido a la profunda competencia que existe. Metodología: La parte central del t...
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In this paper, data envelopment analysis (DEA) is applied to exhaustively examine the efficiency of the main airline companies in the European airspace by using novel input/output parameters: business management factors, network analysis metrics, as well as social media estimators. Furthermore, we also use network analysis to provide a better diffe...
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This article analyses and quantifies the influence that the political party ruling the regional government has upon the economic performance of the corresponding public service broadcaster. An analysis of the economic performance of regional broadcasting companies was undertaken over the period from 1995 to 2016, studying variables such as expenses...
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Introduction: Social media networks have transformed the sources of information, including health information. In particular, the microblogging service Twitter has been used as a learning tool in the field of medicine as well as a tool for disease surveillance and outbreak management. As antimicrobial resistance is one of the biggest concerns of p...
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The study of efficiency in hazardous waste management has been proved to be a driving factor for sustainable development (SD). This study focuses on a performance assessment of European countries, most of them European Union (EU) member states and candidate countries that share a common legislative framework through European regulations, in order t...
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In the last years, Science and Technology Parks (STPs) have been considered facilitators of inter-organizational relationships, as well as instruments of public policy, by creating networks and allowing access for the learning of local innovation.In this study, we propose a quantitative tool as support for measuring the efficiency of STPs through t...
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Este trabajo tiene como objetivo analizar y cuantificar los efectos de la crisis económica en los servicios públicos autonómicos de televisión en España. Para alcanzar este objetivo se lleva a cabo un análisis longitudinal de diferentes variables económicas para el periodo comprendido entre el año 2006, fecha previa a la crisis, y 2014, año en el q...
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Resumen Este trabajo tiene como objetivo analizar y cuantificar los efectos de la crisis económica en los servicios públicos autonómicos de televisión en España. Para alcanzar este objetivo se lleva a cabo un análisis longitudinal de diferentes variables económicas para el periodo comprendido entre el año 2006, fecha previa a la crisis, y 2014, año...
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The great development of low cost carriers (LCCs) in air transport has change the tourist sector in a few years. In this sense, we consider it necessary to study LCC connectivity in order to define the relationships between tourist issuing and host cities and their weight. Thus, we propose an innovative exploratory study by developing an analysis o...
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One of the basic supports that tourism is based upon is image, both at a consumption level and at a production level. In this study, based on the city of Zaragoza, we have selected image-focused social media (Flickr) due to the significance of photographs in the tourist imagination, and due to the fact that these media provide a series of tools usi...
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The excessive debt of the Spanish economy in the last few year raises the issue of efficiency in the management of public resources. Within this context , this research measures the technical efficiency of regional public service broadcasters (PSBs) in Spain using data envelopment analysis (DEA). The results indicate that several corporations are n...
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Este trabajo tiene como objetivo analizar y cuantificar los efectos de la crisis económica en los servicios públicos autonómicos de televisión en España. Para alcanzar este objetivo se lleva a cabo un análisis longitudinal de diferentes variables económicas para el periodo comprendido entre el año 2006, fecha previa a la crisis, y 2014, año en el q...
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Purpose: This piece of research quantifies and analyses empirically the given economic differences among public service television in Spain according to the adopted management model (classic or outsourced). Design/methodology/approach: In so doing, an average contrast of different economic variables studied in the literature is conducted (audience...
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The current high public deficit situation of the Spanish economy lead us to analyse the management of public service companies, their allocation of resources and how well they are used. Within this article, we shall compare the efficiency of regional public service broadcasters (PSBs) in Spain using Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) method and benchm...
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En los últimos años, hemos asistido a un cambio económico e industrial motivado, entre otras cosas, por la nueva dinámica tecnológica. Actualmente, la importancia del conocimiento científico y técnico así como de la creatividad y la innovación para el desarrollo no sólo empresarial e industrial, sino también social, ha hecho que surjan por todo el...
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El artículo parte de la idea de que a pesar de que las mujeres son un colectivo clave para el sector turístico, existiendo un mayor número de éstas tanto al hablar de formación superior (alrededor de un 80% del alumnado de turismo es mujer – Agencia Nacional de Evaluación de la Calidad y Acreditación, “ANECA”, 2004-), como a nivel de ocupación labo...
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The current context of globalization, easy access to information and the economic crisis have made the tourist market hardly competitive. Therefore, different destinations try to convey a good image, whether new or strengthened, for which they are developing important promotional strategies. This is the case of Spain, where institutional promotion...
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El artículo parte de la idea de que a pesar de que las mujeres son un colectivo clave para el sector turístico, existiendo un mayor número de éstas tanto al hablar de formación superior (alrededor de un 80% del alumnado de turismo es mujer – Agencia Nacional de Evaluación de la Calidad y Acreditación, “ANECA”, 2004-), como a nivel de ocupación labo...
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This research presents an innovative exploratory study of connectivity in Spain through the analysis of the main low-cost air company in Europe, Ryanair, employing complex network theory techniques. Knowing the connectivity of each one of the airports that operate in Spain, we analyse the different characteristics of national and international tour...
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This research presents an innovative exploratory study of connectivity in Spain through the analysis of the main low-cost air company in Europe, Ryanair, employing complex network theory techniques. Knowing the connectivity of each one of the airports that operate in Spain, we analyse the different characteristics of national and international tour...
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El artículo parte de la idea de que a pesar de que las mujeres son un colectivo clave para el sector turístico, existiendo un mayor número de éstas tanto al hablar de formación superior (alrededor de un 80% del alumnado de turismo es mujer – Agencia Nacional de Evaluación de la Calidad y Acreditación, “ANECA”, 2004-), como a nivel de ocupación labo...
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The power of social media today to promote a tourist destination is undeniable. Within these social media, and given the importance of audiovisual language for today's society, those that focus on disseminating images have been extensively developed. Their applicability in mobile devices has contributed to this development. These image-focused soci...
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A pesar de que las mujeres son un colectivo relevante para el sector turístico en España, existiendo un mayor número de éstas tanto al hablar de formación superior, como a nivel de ocupación laboral, continúan estando infrarrepresentadas en puestos de responsabilidad en el entorno científico-académico. El fin del presente trabajo es analizar la par...
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La presente comunicación resume las principales acciones en materia de adquisición de competencias académicas y profesionales por parte de los estudiantes del Grado de Turismo de la Universidad de Zaragoza a través de una experiencia fundamental organizada fuera de las aulas por la Escuela de Turismo Universitaria de Zaragoza: la realización de prá...
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The main purpose of this research work is to conduct an in-depth analysis of the existing relations between organizations located in Science and Technology Parks (STPs). The aim is to analyze the extent to which the entities located at Walqa Technology Park (Spanish acronym PTW), situated in Huesca, interrelate, and which factors have an influence...
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The main purpose of this research work is to conduct an in-depth analysis of the existing relations between organizations located in Science and Technology Parks (STPs). The aim is to analyze the extent to which the entities located at Walqa Technology Park (Spanish acronym PTW), situated in Huesca, interrelate, and which factors have an influence...
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The constant social, political, and economic changes require business organizations to continuously readjust. Sensitivity regarding gender equality has been determined by factors such as the entry of women into the work market, changes in business management proposals, which have started to appraise human capital as the companies’ main assets or th...
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This article analyses and quantifies the influence that the political party ruling the regional government has upon the economic performance of the corresponding public service broadcaster. An analysis of the economic performance of regional broadcasting companies was undertaken over the period from 1995 to 2016, studying variables such as expenses...

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To achieve a better understanding of how collaboration dynamics interact in order to drive to knowledge transfer processes and consequently, innovation goals.