José Manuel Saiz-Alvarez

José Manuel Saiz-AlvarezJosé Manuel Saiz-Álvarez PhD with honors in Economics and Business Administration, Autonomous University of Madrid (Spain). PhD with honors in Political Sciences and Sociology, Pontifical University of Salamanca (Spain). Further studies in the USA (Royal Complutense College at Harvard, and University of South Florida), France (University Lumière-Lyon II), and Estonia (Tallinn University). Research Professor at EGADE, TEC de Monterrey (Mexico), and Visiting Professor at the Catholic University of Santiago de Guayaquil (Ecuador). Honorary Professor, Autonomous University of Madrid (Spain). President of FIEC Institute. Director for Business Administration Doctoral Studies, Nebrija University (Spain)(2007-2015). Certificate of Recognition, Capitol House of Representatives of Puerto Rico. Diploma of Honor, Valahia University of Targoviste (Romania). Member of the Scientific Research Council, Professor Edward Lipinski School of Economics, Law and Medical Sciences at Kielce (Poland). Associate Member of the Pontifical Tiberina Academy (Italy). Member of the Editorial Board and referee of numerous scientific journals. Who’s Who in the World, from the 2011 Edition. He has given more than one hundred conferences in Europe and America, and is author of more than two hundred publications.

Publications

Entrepreneurship: Concept and Theoretical Framework
Jose Manuel Saiz-Alvarez. © 2021. 19 pages.
Entrepreneurship is one of the ways to create growth, well-being, and wealth in an economy. Throughout this work, the concept of entrepreneurship is analyzed, as well as the...
4-Helix Entrepreneurial Ecosystems: Poverty and Violence
Jose Manuel Saiz-Alvarez. © 2021. 18 pages.
The use of strategies based on 4-helix entrepreneurial ecosystems is a unique opportunity to develop emerging economies, among which is Mexico, as well as to lead to social...
Entrepreneurial Knowledge-Based Strategies for Organizational Development: A Case of Tecnológico de Monterrey Mexico
José Manuel Saiz-Alvarez. © 2020. 18 pages.
Combined with leadership, transformational entrepreneurship led to higher levels of creativity. In this business-related process, knowledge-based strategies have a vital role to...
Social Entrepreneurship and the Circular Economy
Jose Manuel Saiz-Alvarez. © 2020. 13 pages.
Social entrepreneurship plays a fundamental role in the economy and especially in the firm. Mainly in developing countries, social entrepreneurship is of primary importance and...
How to Join the Market?: Business Models and Value Proposal
Jose Manuel Saiz-Alvarez. © 2020. 29 pages.
Based on teamwork in globalized working environments and linked to the balanced scorecard approach to provide a balanced view of the organizational goals, value creating Design...
Fiscal Policy and Social Optimization for Developing Nations: Some Thoughts in the Digital Era
Jose Manuel Saiz-Alvarez, Guillermo Calleja-Leal. © 2020. 13 pages.
From the public sector's perspective, one of the healthiest ways to optimize the social and organizational dynamics of a country in the digital era is to adapt the national...
Quality Management Principles Application to Higher Educational Institutions
Jose Manuel Saiz-Alvarez. © 2020. 22 pages.
Higher educational institutions (HEIs) are going through a process of structural transformation in which policies based on sound management are of growing importance. A process...
The Online Platform Economy as an Entrepreneurship-Based Strategy for Value Creation: Some Considerations
José Manuel Saiz-Alvarez. © 2020. 19 pages.
The Online Platform Economy (OPE) is a part of the Gig Economy defined by the hiring of temporary and highly-flexible workers (freelancers and independent contractors) instead of...
Smart Cities in Spain: Policy, Sustainability, and the National Plan – New Political Measures, Agents, and Sustainability
Martín García Vaquero, José Manuel Saiz-Alvarez. © 2020. 18 pages.
According to the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro in 2012, half of humanity lives in cities. The urban population has increased from 750...
Digital Entrepreneurial Charity and Solidarity for Social Change: KIVA and the “Social-on-Linezation” of Poverty
José Manuel Saiz-Alvarez, Jorge Colvin-Díez. © 2020. 20 pages.
Microcredit has been studied from many perspectives. In this chapter, we analyze KIVA, the most important Person-to-Person microfinance organization from the perspective of...
Collaborative Economy, Sustainability, and Retail Cooperatives: The Case of Guayaquil (Ecuador)
Jose Manuel Saiz-Alvarez, Uriel Hitamar Castillo-Nazareno, María Teresa Alcívar-Avilés. © 2020. 20 pages.
Guayaquil is the most industrial city of Ecuador and is currently in the process of structural transformation. The combination of solidarity, co-responsibility, cooperation, and...
4-Helix Entrepreneurial Ecosystems Applied to KIBS: A Development Strategy for MSMEs
Jose Manuel Saiz-Alvarez. © 2020. 21 pages.
This chapter studies how 4-helix entrepreneurial ecosystems determine KIBS (Knowledge Intensive Business Services) mainly created by second- and third-generation family firms...
Smart Territories, Collaborative Entrepreneurship, and Eco-Friendly Tourism for Development: El Boalo-Cerceda-Mataelpino (Madrid, Spain) Case
José Manuel Saiz-Alvarez. © 2020. 19 pages.
Zero Waste Europe has awarded the village of El Boalo-Cerceda-Mataelpino (7,090 inhabitants) as the first Zero Waste Municipality of Spain. This chapter analyzes how a smart city...
Senior Entrepreneurship and Family Business Vitality in Saudi Arabia
Jose Manuel Saiz-Alvarez, Alicia Coduras, Muhammad Azam Roomi. © 2020. 20 pages.
The Saudi economy constitutes 30% of the Arab world's GDP (gross domestic product). Traditionally focused on oil and natural gas, the economy is in the process of a...
Cybersecurity Best Practices and Cultural Change in Global Business: Some Perspectives from the European Union
José Manuel Saiz-Alvarez, Guillermo Calleja Leal. © 2020. 19 pages.
This chapter discusses how the adoption of best practices to increase cybersecurity in business affects the cultural value of the company. Primarily focused on the European...
Circular Economy: An Emerging Paradigm – Concept, Principles, and Characteristics
José Manuel Saiz-Alvarez. © 2020. 20 pages.
Humankind wastes resources in a way that is unsustainable over time, which makes it necessary and desirable to implement waste recycling policies that benefit all of humanity....
Smart Cities in Spain: Policy, Sustainability, and the National Plan – New Political Measures, Agents, and Sustainability
Martín García Vaquero, José Manuel Saiz-Alvarez. © 2019. 18 pages.
According to the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro in 2012, half of humanity lives in cities. The urban population has increased from 750...
Entrepreneurial Quality and Economic Crisis in the Eurozone Countries Driven by Innovation
Jose Manuel Saiz-Alvarez, Alicia Coduras Martínez. © 2019. 19 pages.
Most of the nations forming the Eurozone are hoping to boost entrepreneurship as one of the leading elements for job creation, innovation, and wealth to overcome the economic...
Digital Entrepreneurial Charity, Solidarity, and Social Change
José Manuel Saiz-Alvarez, Jorge Colvin-Díez, Jorge Hernando Cuñado. © 2019. 22 pages.
Microcredit has been studied from many perspectives. In this work, the authors analyze KIVA, the most important Person-to-Person microfinance organization from the viewpoint of...
Managing Social Innovation Through CSR 2.0 and the Quadruple Helix: A Socially Inclusive Business Strategy for the Industry 4.0
José Manuel Saiz-Alvarez. © 2019. 17 pages.
The quadruple helix models are widely used when you want to have an integrating vision of the strategies used to combat poverty in emerging countries, including Mexico. The...
Entrepreneurship Concept, Theories, and New Approaches
José Manuel Saiz-Alvarez, Martín García-Vaquero. © 2019. 14 pages.
This chapter deals with the concept and theories of entrepreneurship that can be defined as the type of business strategy focused on the creation of new business ideas, jobs...
Handbook of Research on Digital Marketing Innovations in Social Entrepreneurship and Solidarity Economics
Jose Manuel Saiz-Alvarez. © 2019. 438 pages.
Technological advances in the realm of business have attributed to the global interest of using digital innovations to increase consumer traffic. Utilizing these new techniques...
Socioeconomics of Solidarity: A Multilateral Perspective from the European Union
José Manuel Saiz-Alvarez. © 2019. 24 pages.
This work deals with the Socioeconomics of Solidarity analyzed from a double public and private perspectives. The chapter begins with the guiding principles of this emerging...
Solidarity Economics, Entrepreneurship, and Social Wealth
Jose Manuel Saiz-Alvarez. © 2019. 24 pages.
This chapter deals with how the socioeconomics of solidarity inserted in the Industry 4.0 can bring about solidarity and the creation of social and economic wealth based on the...
An Entrepreneurship-Based Four-Helix Model to Overcome Language and Cultural Barriers
Jose Manuel Saiz-Alvarez. © 2019. 21 pages.
Cultural and language barriers are being primarily conceived to protect firms and regions for external competitors. But this protection is novice for the business in the long...
Entrepreneurship Concept, Theories, and New Approaches
José Manuel Saiz-Alvarez, Martín García-Vaquero. © 2018. 12 pages.
This chapter deals with the concept and theories of entrepreneurship that can be defined as the type of business strategy focused on the creation of new business ideas, jobs...
Preface
José Manuel Saiz-Alvarez. © 2018. 7 pages.
This Preface is included in the book Business Strategies and Advanced Techniques for Entrepreneurship 4.0.
Foreword
José Manuel Saiz-Alvarez. © 2018. 3 pages.
This Foreword is included in the book Economic Growth in Latin America and the Impact of the Global Financial Crisis.
Informational Competencies Entrepreneurship and Integral Values in Higher Education
José Manuel Saiz-Alvarez, Edgar Muñiz-Ávila, Delia Lizette Huezo-Ponce. © 2018. 22 pages.
Universities play a key role in modern societies inserted into a globalized economic world. This chapter studies how informational competencies, entrepreneurship, and integral...
Entrepreneurial Orientation and Knowledge Management for Succession: The Case of Four Mexican Family SMEs
José Manuel Saiz-Alvarez, Verónica Ilián Baños-Monroy, Edgar Rogelio Ramírez-Solís. © 2018. 23 pages.
Research on entrepreneurial orientation and its relation with family SMEs has been primarily focused on value creation, and not how this value can be generated on the succession...
Entrepreneurial Knowledge-Based Strategies for Organizational Development: A Case of Tecnológico de Monterrey Mexico
José Manuel Saiz-Alvarez. © 2018. 18 pages.
Combined with leadership, transformational entrepreneurship led to higher levels of creativity. In this business-related process, knowledge-based strategies have a vital role to...
Cybersecurity Best Practices and Cultural Change in Global Business: Some Perspectives from the European Union
José Manuel Saiz-Alvarez, Guillermo Calleja Leal. © 2017. 26 pages.
This chapter discusses how the adoption of best practices to increase cybersecurity in business affects the cultural value of the company. Primarily focused on the European...
Digital Entrepreneurial Charity and Solidarity for Social Change: KIVA and the “Social-on-Linezation” of Poverty
José Manuel Saiz-Alvarez, Jorge Colvin-Díez. © 2017. 21 pages.
Microcredit has been studied from many perspectives. In this chapter, we analyze KIVA, the most important Person-to-Person microfinance organization from the perspective of...
Informational Competencies Entrepreneurship and Integral Values in Higher Education
José Manuel Saiz-Alvarez, Edgar Muñiz-Ávila, Delia Lizette Huezo-Ponce. © 2017. 22 pages.
Universities play a key role in modern societies inserted into a globalized economic world. This chapter studies how informational competencies, entrepreneurship, and integral...
EFQM in Management Education: A Tool for Excellence
José Manuel Saiz-Alvarez, Beatriz Olalla-Caballero. © 2017. 20 pages.
Quality Assurance and Value Management can be both assured by combining informational competencies and integral values, especially in higher education. Educated new generations...
Leadership in Social Entrepreneurship: Is It Ability or Skill?
Jorge Colvin Díez, José Manuel Saiz-Alvarez. © 2017. 22 pages.
The social entrepreneur has been analyzed from many perspectives, either from its social impact, its proposed social value, or its direct or indirect action. This chapter...
Solidarity Entrepreneurship in Knowledge Economies: Keys for a New Paradigm for Developing Countries
José Manuel Saiz-Alvarez. © 2017. 28 pages.
Solidarity Entrepreneurship is a new economic paradigm characterized by public-private cooperation to fight poverty. The objective of this chapter is to introduce new concepts...
Entrepreneurial ICT-Based Skills and Leadership for Business Ethics in Higher Education
José Manuel Saiz-Alvarez. © 2017. 20 pages.
Ethics in Business, defined as the sum of those entrepreneurial good practices carried out in modern organizations, plays a key role in a globalized planet. Universities are also...
Foreword
José Manuel Saiz-Alvarez. © 2016. 3 pages.
This Foreword is included in the book Business Development Opportunities and Market Entry Challenges in Latin America.
Solidarity Entrepreneurship in Knowledge Economies: Keys for a New Paradigm for Developing Countries
José Manuel Saiz-Alvarez. © 2016. 26 pages.
Solidarity Entrepreneurship is a new economic paradigm characterized by public-private cooperation to fight poverty. The objective of this chapter is to introduce new concepts...
Smart Cities in Spain – Policy, Sustainability, and the National Plan: New Political Measures, Agents, and Sustainability
Martín García Vaquero, José Manuel Saiz-Alvarez. © 2016. 18 pages.
According to the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro in 2012, half of humanity lives in cities. The urban population has increased from 750...
Leadership in Social Entrepreneurship: Is It Ability or Skill?
Jorge Colvin Díez, José Manuel Saiz-Alvarez. © 2016. 20 pages.
The social entrepreneur has been analyzed from many perspectives, either from its social impact, its proposed social value, or its direct or indirect action. This chapter...
Socioeconomics of Solidarity: A Multilateral Perspective from the European Union
José Manuel Saiz-Alvarez. © 2016. 24 pages.
This work deals with the Socioeconomics of Solidarity analyzed from a double public and private perspectives. The chapter begins with the guiding principles of this emerging...
Some Keys for Success in Higher Education: A Case Approach
José Manuel Saiz-Alvarez. © 2014. 24 pages.
The purpose of this chapter is to examine what the key issues that have contributed to situate several Israeli universities in high positions in the world ranking of universities...