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Dr Jose Bento da Silva

Assistant Professor


Research Interests

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.

Teaching in 2019-2020

Business with Consulting
  • IB98RB: Leading and Managing Change
Distance Learning MBA
  • IB822P: Management of Change
  • IB802P: Organisational Behaviour
Executive MBA
  • IB7000: Organisational Behaviour
Full Time MBA
  • IB9070: Organisational Behaviour
Postgraduate Research Business and Management
  • IB9DV0: Collecting and Analysing Qualitative Data
Undergraduate
  • IB2480: Governance, Politics and Corporate Accountability

Organisation & HRM

Email:  /  Tel: 024 765 24513  /  Room: 2.127

Biography

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.

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Wiedner, R., Nigam, A. and Bento da Silva, J. (2020) "GPs are from Mars, administrators are from Venus : the role of misaligned occupational dispositions in inhibiting mandated role change", Work and Occupations
  • Wiedner, R., Nigam, A. and Bento da Silva, J. (2020) "GPs are from Mars, administrators are from Venus : the role of misaligned occupational dispositions in inhibiting mandated role change", Work and Occupations
  • Balsas, Á. and Silva, J. B. d. (2018) "Presentation – Philosophy of management", Revista Portuguesa de Filosofia, 74, 2-3, 363-366
  • Bento da Silva, J., Llewellyn, N. and Anderson-Gough, F. (2017) "Oral-aural accounting and the management of the Jesuit corpus", Accounting, Organizations and Society, 59, 44-57

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