Professor Manuel Becerra

Strategy Discipl & Entrepren Leader

School of Business
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law


Manuel Becerra (Ph.D. Maryland) is Professor of Strategic Management at the University of Queensland Business School. Previously, he was Professor of Strategy at IE Business School in Madrid for fifteen years, where he held the Accenture Chair in Strategic Management. He was also Head of School of Marketing and Management at the University of Adelaide prior to joining UQ in 2015. As visiting faculty, he has taught at Michigan State University, BI-Norwegian Business School, and Fudan University (China).

Research Interests

  • Strategic Management
    Business and Corporate Strategy

Research Impacts

Professor Becerra's research focuses on issues of corporate strategy, risk and trust, and it has been published in journals like the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, and Journal of Finance among others. He is (or has) served in the editorial boards of Journal of Management (also as Asociate Editor), Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of International Business Studies and other journals. Complementing his research activities, Professor Becerra has specialized in strategic analysis and executive education for top management and has received several awards for his teaching and research.


  • Bachelor in Economics & Business Admin, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Maryland
  • Master of Science (Business Adminstration), University of Southern California


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