Alberto Aragon Correa

Professor J. Alberto Aragon-Correa


Biography

Biography

J. Alberto Aragon-Correa is Honorary Professor of Management and Research Director of the Centre for Environmental Entrepreneurship at the Surrey Business School.  He also collaborates with the Surrey Centre for the Digital Economy. Alberto teaches, does research, and serves as an executive instructor and consultant in the areas of international strategy and environmental management and firms' innovations. Currently, he is also a full Professor of Strategy at University of Granada (Spain)

Alberto is author or co-author of more than 50 refereed articles published in multiple high impact business outlets, including Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Perspectives, Academy of Management Learning & Education, California Management Review, Journal of Business Research, Long Range Planning, Journal of Environmental Management, Organization & Environment, Business & Society, and Industrial Marketing Management, among others.

Alberto's publications have received more than 6,000 citations from different academic international publications, and two of them have been selected as “seminal works” in different reviews of the business and environment literature. He has been finalist for the Carolyn Dexter Award twice. Finally, he has been invited to give keynote speeches and seminars in USA, Canada, Russia, Argentina, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Mexico, Ecuador, Denmark, Spain, Poland, Italy, Chile, and others.

Professor Aragon-Correa serves as the Consulting Editor in Chief of Organization & Environment, a leading journal in the field of management and sustainability, and serves or has served as an Editorial Board member for Academy of Management Learning and Education, Journal of Management Studies, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, Management Research. Additionally, Alberto has been PDW Chair, Program Chair, and Chair in the Academy of Management's Organizations and the Natural Environment Division (ONE/AOM).

Alberto has been a visiting professor in different international leading universities, such as the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), the ETH-Zurich, and the University of California Berkeley.

Research interests

Topics

  • Organizations and Environment
  • Business Strategy
  • Firms and Innovations
  • International Firms and Strategy

Theories and Organizational Paradigms

  • Resource-Based View / Dynamic capabilities / Contingent Theory

Industries

  • Tourism industry / Online industries / TIC / Energy

Teaching

J. Alberto Aragon-Correa is Honorary Professor of Management at the Surrey Business School. Alberto teaches, does research, and serves as an executive instructor in the areas of international strategy, firms' innovations, and environmental management.

Departmental duties

  • Member of the International Business and Sustainable Systems Group.

Affiliations

Alberto is Consulting Editor of Organization & Environment, the leading journal devoted to the relationship between business and sustainability.

He has been the Chair of the Academy of Management's Organizations and the Natural Environment Division (AOM/ONE), the biggest academic organization in the field of management, and one of the founding members and the President of the Group of Research on Organizations and the Natural Environment (GRONEN), one of the biggest independent academic organizations in the field of environmental management. He is also a member of the Strategic Management Society (SMS).

Social Media

Google Scholar (My Publications, Citations, and Academic Impact)

My publications

Publications

Alberto is one of the most cited scholars in the field of management and sustainability. His publications have received more than 6,200 citations (his h-index is 25 and his i10index is 48). Two of his manuscripts have been indexed in the “top 30 seminal pieces” list on management and natural environment elaborated by Prof Bansal (Western University) and Prof Hoffmann (Michigan University):

Aragón-Correa, J. A., & Sharma, S. (2003). A contingent resource-based view of proactive corporate environmental strategy. Academy of Management Review, 28(1), 71-88.

Aragón-Correa, J. A. (1998). Strategic proactivity and firm approach to the natural environment. Academy of Management Journal, 41(5), 556-567.

** A selection of Prof. Aragon-Correa's academic papers (full list is available in Google Scholar personal profile)

Hurtado-Torres, N. E., Aragón-Correa, J. A., & Ortiz-de-Mandojana, N. (2018). How does R&D internationalization in multinational firms affect their innovative performance? The moderating role of international collaboration in the energy industry. International Business Review, forthcoming.

Ortiz-de-Mandojana, N., Bansal, P. & Aragon-Correa, J. A. (2018). Older and Wiser: How CEO’s Time Perspective Influences Long-Term Investments in Environmentally Responsible Technologies. British Journal of Management, forthcoming

Leyva-de la Hiz, D. I., Ferron-Vilchez, V., & Aragon-Correa, J. A. (2018). Do Firms’ Slack Resources Influence the Relationship Between Focused Environmental Innovations and Financial Performance? More is Not Always Better. Journal of Business Ethics, 1-13.

Aragon-Correa, J.A., Marcus, A., Rivera, J., Kenworthy, A. (2017): Sustainability management teaching resources and the challenge of balancing planet, people, and profits, Academy of Management Learning & Education, 16 (3), 469-483.

Vilchez, V. F., Darnall, N., & Aragon-Correa, J. A. (2017). Stakeholder influences on the design of firms’ environmental practices. Journal of Cleaner Production142, 3370-3381.

Hahn, T., Figge, F., Aragón-Correa, J. A., & Sharma, S. (2017). Advancing Research on Corporate Sustainability Off to Pastures New or Back to the Roots?. Business & Society, 56, 2, 155-185.

Aragón-Correa, J. A., Marcus, A., & Hurtado-Torres, N. (2016). The natural environmental strategies of international firms: Controversies and new evidence on performance and disclosure. Academy of Management Perspectives, 30(1), 24-39.

Delmas, M. A., & Aragon-Correa, J. A. (2016). Field experiments in corporate sustainability research: Testing strategies for behavior change in markets and organizations. Organization & Environment, 29 (4),

Aragon‐Correa, J. A., & Leyva‐de la Hiz, D. I. (2016). The Influence of Technology Differences on Corporate Environmental Patents: A Resource‐Based Versus an Institutional View of Green Innovations. Business Strategy and the Environment25(6), 421-434.

Delgado-Márquez, B. L., Aragón-Correa, J. A., Cordón-Pozo, E., & Pedauga, L. E. (2016). Trust when financial implications are not the aim: the integration of sustainability into management education. Journal of Business Economics and Management17(6), 1172-1188.

Etzion, D., & Aragon-Correa, J. A. (2016). Big Data, Management, and Sustainability Strategic Opportunities Ahead. Organization & Environment,29(2), 147-155.

Torre‐Ruiz, J. M., Aragón‐Correa, J. A., & Martín‐Tapia, I. (2015). Do Individual Preferences Affect the Environmental Decision‐Making Process in Teams? The Role of Participation. Business Strategy and the Environment24(6), 451-465.

Delgado-Márquez, B. L., Aragón-Correa, J. A., Hurtado-Torres, N. E., & Aguilera-Caracuel, J. (2015). Does knowledge explain trust behaviors and outcomes? The different influences of initial knowledge and experiential knowledge on personal trust interactions. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 26(11), 1498-1513.

Ortiz‐de‐Mandojana, N., & Aragón‐Correa, J. A. (2015). Boards and sustainability: The contingent influence of director interlocks on corporate environmental performance. Business Strategy and the Environment, 24(6), 499-517.

Aguilera-Caracuel, J., Hurtado-Torres, N. E., Aragón-Correa, J. A., & Rugman, A. M. (2013). Differentiated effects of formal and informal institutional distance between countries on the environmental performance of multinational enterprises. Journal of Business Research, 66(12), 2657-2665.

De la Torre-Ruiz, J. M., & Aragón-Correa, J. A. (2013). Interdependence between best team members and their teammates. International Journal of Manpower34(5), 552-567.

Ortiz‐de‐Mandojana, N., Aragón‐Correa, J. A., Delgado‐Ceballos, J., & Ferrón‐Vílchez, V. (2012). The effect of director interlocks on firms' adoption of proactive environmental strategies. Corporate Governance: An International Review, 20(2), 164-178.

Aguilera-Caracuel, J., Hurtado-Torres, N. E., & Aragón-Correa, J. A. (2012). Does international experience help firms to be green? A knowledge-based view of how international experience and organisational learning influence proactive environmental strategies. International Business Review21(5), 847-861.

Delgado-Ceballos, J., Aragón-Correa, J. A., Ortiz-de-Mandojana, N., & Rueda-Manzanares, A. (2012). The effect of internal barriers on the connection between stakeholder integration and proactive environmental strategies. Journal of Business Ethics107(3), 281-293.

Marcus, A., Aragon-Correa, J. A., & Pinkse, J. (2011). Firms, regulatory uncertainty, and the natural environment. California Management Review, 54(1), 5-16.

Gómez-Haro, S., Aragón-Correa, J. A., & Cordón-Pozo, E. (2011). Differentiating the effects of the institutional environment on corporate entrepreneurship. Management Decision49(10), 1677-1693.

Martín-Tapia, I., Aragón-Correa, J. A., & Rueda-Manzanares, A. (2010). Environmental strategy and exports in medium, small and micro-enterprises. Journal of World Business, 45(3), 266-275.

Rueda‐Manzanares, A., Aragón‐Correa, J. A., & Sharma, S. (2008). The Influence of stakeholders on the environmental strategy of service firms: The moderating effects of complexity, uncertainty and munificence.British Journal of Management, 19(2),185-203.

Aragón-Correa, J. A., Hurtado-Torres, N., Sharma, S., & García-Morales, V. J. (2008). Environmental strategy and performance in small firms: A resource-based perspective. Journal of Environmental Management, 86(1), 88-103.

Martin-Tapia, I., Aragon-Correa, J. A., & Senise-Barrio, M. E. (2008). Being green and export intensity of SMEs: The moderating influence of perceived uncertainty. Ecological Economics68(1-2), 56-67.

Aragón-Correa, J. A., & Rubio-Lopez, E. A. (2007). Proactive corporate environmental strategies: myths and misunderstandings. Long Range Planning, 40(3), 357-381.

Aragón-Correa, J. A., & Sharma, S. (2003). A contingent resource-based view of proactive corporate environmental strategy. Academy of Management Review, 28(1), 71-88.

Aragón-Correa, J. A. (1998). Strategic proactivity and firm approach to the natural environment. Academy of Management Journal, 41(5), 556-567.