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
Distance Learning MBA
IB822P: Management of Change
IB802P: Organisational Behaviour
Full Time MBA
IB9070: Organisational Behaviour
Postgraduate Research Business and Management
IB9DV0: Collecting and Analysing Qualitative Data
IB2480: Governance, Politics and Corporate Accountability
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.
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
Silva, J. B. d. and Iordanou, I. (2018) "The origins of organizing in the sixteenth century", Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham
Jose Bento da Silva (2018) "Liderança e Instituições Educativas da Companhia de Jesus", 1, 485-522, Aletheia, Braga
Bento da Silva, J. and Quattrone, P. (2017) "Government at a distance : the spiritual exercises of Saint Ignatius of Loyola", Taylor and Francis, Florence