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Biography

Prof. Mário Franco

University of Beira Interior, Portugal

Professor


Email: mfranco@ubi.pt


Qualifications

2002 Ph.D., Management

1996 M.Sc., Management, University of Beira Interior, Portugal

1991 B.Sc., Management, University of Beira Interior, Portugal


Publications (Selected)

  1. HAASE, H. and FRANCO, M. (2011), “An Exploratory Study of the Motives and Perceived Effectiveness of International Cooperative Alliances among SME”, International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, Special Issue on “Internationalization on Small Firms and International Entrepreneurship Strategy, Vol. 13, No. 3/4, pp. 314-336.
  2. FRANCO, M., HAASE, H., MAGRINHO, A. and SILVA, J.R. (2011), “Scanning Practices and Information Sources: A Study of Firm Size”, Journal of Enterprise Information Management, Vol. 24, Nº 3, pp. 268-282.
  3. FRANCO, M., MAGRINHO, A. and SILVA, J.R. (2011), “Competitive Intelligence: A Research Model Tested in Portuguese firms”, Business Process Management Journal, Vol. 17, Nº 2, pp.332-356.
  4. FRANCO, M. (2011), Performance in Strategic Alliances: An Analysis of Objective and Subjective Measures”, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing – Special Issue on “Business Networks and Enterprise Development”, Vol. 3, Nº 1, pp. 84-100.
  5. FRANCO, M. and ESTÊVÃO, C. (2010), “The Role of Tourism Public-Private Partnerships in Regional Development: A Conceptual Model Proposal”, Cadernos EBAPE.Br., Vol. III, No 4, pp.600-612.
  6. FRANCO, M., HAASE, H. and LAUTENDCHÄGER, A. (2010), “Do Universities Impact Regional Employment? A Cross-regional Comparison of Migration Effects”, Actual Problems of Economics, Vol. 7, Nº 109, pp. 301-312 (ISSN: 1993-6788).
  7. FRANCO, M., HAASE, H. and GOMES, F. (2010), “The Influence of Entrepreneurial Attitude on Business Cooperation Decisions: Proposal for a Structural Model”, The IUP Journal of Entrepreneurship Development, Vol. VII, No. 3, pp. 49-68.
  8. FRANCO, M. (2010), “Partner Selection Criteria in Cooperative Agreements: Influence from Contextual Factors", International Journal of Business Environment, Vol. 3, Nº 3, pp.267-291.
  9. FRANCO, M. and BRÁS, M.L. (2010), “Training and Strategic Competencies of the Executive Manager in Schools: An Exploratory Case Study”, International Journal of Management in Education, Vol. 4, Nº 4, pp. 425-445.
  10. FRANCO, M., HAASE, H. and LAUTENDCHÄGER, A. (2010), “Students’ Entrepreneurial Intentions: An Inter-Regional Comparison”, Education + Training, Vol. 52, Nº 4, pp. 260-275.
  11. LEITÃO, J. and FRANCO, M. (2010), “On the Evaluation of SME Performance from a Human and Organizational Capital Perspective”, International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, Vol. 10, Nº 1, pp. 108-130.
  12. HAASE, H. and FRANCO, M. (2010), “Learning Alliances, Corporate Entrepreneurship, and Business Performance: Is There Really a Linkage?", International Journal of Business Environment - Special Issue, Vol. 3, Nº 1, pp. 57-73 (ISSN: 1740-0589).
  13. FRANCO, M. and HAASE, H. (2010), “Failure Factors in SME: A Qualitative Study from an Attributional Perspective”, International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, Vol. 6, Nº 4, pp. 503-521.
  14. FRANCO, M. and HAASE, H. (2009), “Entrepreneurship: An Organizational Learning Approach”, Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, Vol. 16, Nº 4, pp. 628-641.
  15. FRANCO, M. and HAASE, H. (2009), “Entrepreneurial Orientation from Learning Alliances: A Study towards Business Performance”, Small Business Review, Piccola Impresa, Nº 2, pp. 75-99.
  16. FRANCO, M. (2003), “Collaboration among SMEs as a Mechanism for Innovation: An Empirical Study”, New England Journal of Entrepreneurship do College of Business, Sacred Heart University, Spring, Vol. 6, Nº 1, pp. 23-32.
  17. USSMAN, A., ALMEIDA, A., FERREIRA, J., MENDES, L. and FRANCO, M. (2001), “SME and Innovation: Perceived Barriers and Behaviour Patterns”, The International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Vol. 2, Nº 2, June, pp. 111-118.
  18. USSMAN, A. and FRANCO, M. (2000), “The Co-operation Process in Textile and Clothing SME: A Portuguese Case”, Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management, Vol. 4, Nº 1, pp. 49-56.
  19. USSMAN, A., FRANCO, M. and Ussman, M.H. (1999), “Statistical Review: The Portuguese Clothing Industry and Market Trends”, Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management, Vol. 3, Nº 1, pp. 85-90 (ISSN: 1361-2061).

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