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Jose R. de la Torre

Jose R. de la Torre

College of Business
Florida International University

Modesto A. Maidique Campus
11200 S.W. 8th St, RB 331
Miami, FL 33199

P: (305) 348-7438
E: delatorj@fiu.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Expertise

  • International Corporate Strategy
  • Joint Ventures
  • Management of Inter-Corporate Alliances
  • Multinational Strategy
  • Organizational Issues in Global Companies

Professional Activities

Dr. de la Torre served as Dean of the Alvah H. Chapman, Jr., Graduate School of Business from July 2002 until December 2007.  He currently holds the position of Professor and J.K. Batten Eminent Scholar Chair in Strategy, Emeritus, and serves as Executive Director of the EMBA Consortium for Global Innovation.

A distinguished expert in the field of international business, de la Torre was previously professor at UCLA’s Anderson School, where he served as chair of the Strategy and Organization area and founding director of UCLA’s Center for International Business Education and Research. He also held faculty positions at INSEAD (Fontainebleau, France) and Georgia State University, and was a research fellow at the Harvard Business School. He has held visiting appointments at Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (Chile), Universidad del Valle (Colombia), INCAE (Nicaragua), Theseus Institute (France), the Stockholm School of Economics (Sweden) and the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University.  He is the author of several books including Nine Investments Abroad and Their Impact at Home, Exports  of Manufactured Goods from Developing Countries: Marketing Factors and the Role of Foreign Enterprise, The Activities of IT Multinationals in the European Community, Managing the Global Corporation and others. His research on multinational corporations, international investment, the  evolution of corporate structures in Latin America and the management of international alliances has appeared in several refereed journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of International Business Studies, Organization Science, Management  Science, California Management Review, European Management Review, Management Research, Management International Review, Global Strategy Journal and others. He served as President of the Academy of International Business (AIB) and the European International Business Association, and is also a member of the Strategic Management Society, the Academy of Management, and the Business Association for Latin American Studies.  He was elected as a Fellow of the AIB, BALAS and the International Academy of Management.
Dr. de la Torre served on the Board of Directors of MphasiS Corporation (India), Quantum Group, Inc. (Florida) and Proeza S.A. (Mexico).  He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Espiritu Santo Bank in Miami, as well as several international advisory boards for universities in Europe and Latin America, and the Ashoka Support Network in Miami.

Courses Taught

  • International Business Policy
  • Master's Seminar in Management
  • Strategic Management
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