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Paul Ferreira

Paul Ferreira
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Paul Ferreira

Paul Ferreira
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Paul Ferreira is full time Professor of Leadership and Strategy at Fundação Dom Cabral (FDC). He is also Director of the Center for Leadership at FDC, as well as director of the program STC – Managing to Lead in the New Economy, in partnership with Kellogg School of Management. Professor Paul is permanent visiting researcher at the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland), and guest researcher at INSPER. From 2015 and 2018 Paul was professor of Leadership and Strategy at INSPER and, from 2016 and 2018 was Visiting Doctorate Student through the Swiss National Science Foundation research scholarship. He also participated in the planning and implementation of the Center for Leadership and Innovation, as academic advisor. He holds a Doctorate Degree from the University of Geneva (2016), having focused his research in examining the nature, causes and effects of CEO and members of top management replacement in the organization ability to innovate and to achieve sustainable corporate development. Paul Ferreira holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (2004) and an MBA (2011). He generally bases his researches on constructs such as organizational learning, leadership, strategy, CEO’s and top executives’ characteristics, career and corporate path, and organizational paradoxes.His research explores the relationship between organizational resources, corporate governance and adaptation, examining to what extent governance structures support the dynamic orchestration of resources and then, create value. Before joining the academic world, Paul gathered relevant experience in different sectors as founder and CEO of startups, senior manager of investment banks and executive in strategic management consulting firms, as well as sound international experience.  Currently he is angel investor of Harvard Business School Angels in Brazil. Recent publications: “Contribuição da Estrategização Responsável para a Vantagem Competitiva” (with Zimmermann, Probst, and Hermann). Harvard Business Review Brazil, February 2017; “Die Grüne Hoffnung” (with Zimmermann, Probst, and Hermann). Harvard Business Manager, June 2016.

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