Diana-Andreea FILIPESCU

Marketing - Comercio

Profesora Investigadora de Marketing
Resident Faculty

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FORMACIÓN

Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD.) (Cum laudae), European Mention, International Doctoral Programme in Entrepreneurship and Management, Department of Business Economics, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain - 2010
Advanced Studies Diploma in Firm’s Internationalisation and Innovation, Department of Business Economics, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain - 2007
Master of Science, Department of Business Economics, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain- 2005-2007
Bachelor in Firm’s Management, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania. - 200-2004
 

ACTIVIDADES ACADÉMICAS

Visiting scholar - Centre for Internationalisation and Enterprise Research, Department of Management, University of Glasgow, Scotland, July – December 2008; Tutor: Professor Marian Jones
 
Undergraduate level teaching
January 2010 – Present: Professor of the subjects International Business & International Marketing Strategies (teaching language: English and Spanish) and Doing Business in Emerging Markets & Strategic Management of the Firm (teaching language: English), at Foundation of Autonomous University of Barcelona, Study Abroad Program, Spain.
2008-2009: Member of Family Business course team, Department of Business Economics, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
2007-2009: Professor of the practical part of the course Administration Computer Science with a focus on Access Database, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain;
2007-2008: Titular professor of English language at YESSI Academy, Cerdanyola del Vallès (Barcelona), Spain.
 
Postgraduate level teaching - Fall 2008: Tutor of the MSc in Strategic Marketing, Department of Management, University of Glasgow, Scotland.

Other academic activities

Academic vice-coordinator of the International Master in Business Management, Department of Business Economics, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain, academic courses 2009- 2011; Academic coordinator of the MBA delivered jointly by the Higher Institute of Business Administration (Damascus, Syria) and the Department of Business Economics, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain, academic courses 2007-2011.

ÁREAS DE ENSEÑANZA

International Business

EXPERIENCIA PROFESIONAL

Internships

Babel Communications (December, 2002 - June, 2003), Marketing Department, Bucharest, Romania;
Romferchim S.A. (February, 2002 - June, 2002), Marketing Department, Bucharest, Romania.
Teleuniversitatea TV (July, 2001 – December, 2001), Advertising Department, Craiova, Romania.
 

ACTIVIDADES DE INVESTIGACIÓN

Grants and awards
 
Pre-doctoral research grant from the Agency for Management of University and Research Grants of the Catalan Government (2006 – 2009);
Pre-doctoral grant for a 5-month research period at the Centre for Internationalisation and Enterprise, Department of Management, University of Glasgow, Scotland (July – November 2008); 
Mobility grant within doctoral programmes with quality mention during the course 2005 - 2006, Ministry of Education and Science, Spain;
Collaboration grant with the Science and Engineering Library, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain (2004 – 2006);
Erasmus student at Autonomous University of Barcelona, Faculty of Business and Economy, Spain – grant from the Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania (2003 – 2004).
Special Award at the Scientific Research Session, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania, for the Project: “The use of @RISK system for risk analysis throughout simulation”, 2003
 

INTERESES DE INVESTIGACIÓN

International business strategies
Technological innovation
Family business
Analysing the behaviour of emerging markets in the global marketplace
How companies can perform business successfully
  • Filipescu, D.A.; Prashantham, S.; Rialp, A.; Rialp, J. (2013) "Technological Innovation and Exports: Unpacking Their Reciprocal Causality". Journal of International Marketing, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 23-38.
     doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1509/jim.12.0099
  • Mongay, J.; Filipescu, D.A. (2012). “Are corruption and ease of doing business correlated? An analysis of 172 nations”, AIB-UKI Book Series, Palgrave MacMillan.
  • Filipescu, D.A.; Cruz Cázares, C. (2011). “Determinants and consequences of the R&D strategy selection”. In Nobre, F. S., Walker, D., & Harris, R. J. (2012). Technological, Managerial and Organizational Core Competencies: Dynamic Innovation and Sustainable Development (pp. 1- 732). doi:10.4018/978-1-61350-165-8. 
  • Filipescu, D.A.; Rialp, A.; Rialp, J. (2009). “Internationalisation and technological innovation: Empirical evidence on their mutual relationship”. In Sinkovics, R. R. & Ghauri, P.N. (Volume Eds) New Challenges to International Marketing (Advances in International Marketing, Volume 20), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp.125-154.
  • Filipescu, D.A. (2007): “Innovation and internationalisation: a focus on the Spanish exporting firms”, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain
  • Rialp, A. et al. (2007): “Estratègia i factors clau d’èxit de les empreses catalanes en els mercats exteriors. Comparativa internacional”, Quaderns OME, vol. 2.
 
Work in progress
“Innovation, export and familiness in Spanish firms” with Cruz Cázares, C; Rialp, J; Rialp, A. (to be submitted to Family Business Review).
“Measuring the effects of internationalization on technological innovation efficiency”, with Cruz Cázares, C. (to be submitted to International Business Review)
“Psychic distance effect on firms’ entry mode decisions”, with Barron, A. (to be submitted to International Business Review)
“Are family business less efficient than non-family business?” with Cruz Cázares, C.; Ceja, L. (to be submitted to Family Business Review).