Jose researches the historical development of organisations, with a special interest on how governance mechanisms and organisational social structures have evolved historically. Jose's research speaks to how nowadays multinational organisations structure their activities and manage their operations across nations.
Jose's research falls within organisation theory and international business, with a special emphasis on organisational social structure, culture and change, and his preferred methods of research are qualitative/historical.
Jose Bento da Silva holds a Phd from Warwick Business School, together with an MBA and a Masters on Management from the Catholic University of Portugal. Jose also completed two degrees: Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering (University of Aveiro) and Philosophy (University of Porto).
Before joining academia Jose worked for 13 years in the corporate sector as an engineer, an HR director and an International Business director. Before starting his career, Jose worked as a volunteer in a NGO during 3 years.