Ruth V. Aguilera
Assistant Professor of Business Administration
M.A. Sociology, Harvard University, 1999, 1996
DBA, Lancaster University, England, UK, 1990
Ma Economics, University of Barcelona, Spain, 1992
the University of Illinois since 1999. Visiting Scholar, Research
Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI), Tokyo,
Spring 2003. Visiting scholar, WZB -Social
Science Research Center (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für
Sozialforschung), Berlin, 1998-99. Visiting scholar, Juan March
Institute, Madrid, Spain, 1996. Visiting researcher, Universitā Luigi
Bocconi, Milan, Italy, 1996.
Aguilera, R.V. 2005. Corporate governance and director
accountability: An institutional comparative perspective.
British Journal of Management, 16:39-53.
Krug, J. A., and Aguilera, R. V. 2005. Top management team
turnover in mergers and acquisitions. Advances in Mergers
and Acquisitions, 4: 121-151.
Aguilera, R.V., & Dabu, A. 2005. The transformation of
employment relations systems in Central and Eastern Europe.
Journal of Industrial Relations, 47 (1): 16-42.
Aguilera, R. V. 2005. Corporate governance. In J. Beckert
and M. Zafirovski, International encyclopedia of economic
sociology. London: Routledge, forthcoming.
Cuervo-Cazurra, A., & Aguilera, R. V. 2004. The worldwide
diffusion of codes of good governance. In A. Grandori (Ed.),
Corporate governance and firm organization, Oxford,
U.K.: Oxford University Press.
Aguilera, R.V., & Dencker, J. C. 2004.
The role of human
resource management in cross-border mergers and
acquisitions. International Journal of Human Resource
Management, 15: 1357-1372.
Aguilera, R., & Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2004. The spread of
codes of good governance worldwide: What's the trigger?
Organization Studies, 25:415-443.
Aguilera, R., & Yip, G. 2004.
Corporate governance and
globalization. In A. Ariņo, P. Ghemawat, & J. E. Ricart
(Eds.), Creating value through global strategy.
London: Palgrave Macmillan.
Aguilera, R. 2004. Corporate governance and labor relations:
Spain in the European context. In A. Pendleton & A. Gospel
(Eds.), Corporate governance and labor in Europe.
Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Aguilera, R., & Federowicz, M. (Eds.). 2003. Corporate
Governance in a Changing Economic and Political Environment.
Trajectories of Institutional Change on the European
Continent. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
Aguilera, R., & Jackson, G. 2003. The cross-national
diversity of corporate governance: dimensions and
determinants. Academy of Management Review, 28:
Aguilera, R. 2003.
Are Italy and Spain Mediterranean
sisters? A comparison of corporate governance systems. In R.
Aguilera & M. Federowicz (Eds.), Corporate governance in
a changing political environment: Trajectories of
institutional change on the European continent. London:
Aguilera, R.V., & Jackson, G. 2002. Institutional changes in
European corporate governance. Economic Sociology, 3
Honors and Awards
Beckman Fellow, Center for Advanced Study, University of Illinois, 2002. Outstanding Reviewer Award, International Management Division, Academy of Management, 2002. Incomplete List of Teachers Rated as Excellent, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005.
Committee, European Union Center, University of Illinois,
2002-2004. Board Member, Center for Human Resource
Management (CHRM), University of Illinois at Chicago and
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003-2006.
Editorial Board of Organization Studies, Revista de Empresa, Journal of Asia Entrepreneurship and Sustainability, and Journal of International Business Studies.
Teaching and Research
Teaching interests include International
Business/Management; Global Strategy; Comparative and
Cross-cultural Management; Network Analysis; Comparative
Employment Systems. Research interests include Comparative
Corporate Governance; Institutional Analysis;
Inter-organizational Networks; Organizational Studies;
Economic Sociology; Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions.
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