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Miguel Palacios is a Professor of Management at ESCP Business School, as well as the Executive Education Associate Academic Dean at the Madrid Campus. He also coordinates several research projects on innovation and family business and is the PI of ESCP Business School at the EU recognized Digital Innovation Hub in Artificial Intelligence & Robotics for Sustainable Development Goals (DIH - AIR4S).


He has supervised several PhD thesis in Spain and Sweden and is also currently the PhD Advisor of two students at Universidad Politecnica de Madrid (UPM). His areas of research and publications are Business Models, Innovation and Family Business across industries and more specialized in the energy sector. He regularly serves as evaluator of European projects and advisor of start up companies.


In 1992, he graduated from Ecole Centrale Paris, then, in 1994, from Universidad  Politecnica de Madrid, Master in Electrical Engineering. He followed the Master in Business Administration in MIT Sloan School of Management and obtained the MBA in 1999. He also holds a PhD in Business Administration since 2005, with a discussion on “Critical Success Factors for Businesses Plan Competitions. Development of a Model for the case of the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid.”


In the course of his career, he worked at Alcatel from 1993 to 1997 as a Development Engineer in the R&D Department, Industrial Electronics production facility, then as a Project Manager, Operations Department. From 1999 to 2001, he worked as a Management consulting manager at Cluster (now Oliver Wyman), in the areas of Strategy, Marketing and Start-up development, of Product management and of team management. From end of 2001 until September 2012 he was a faculty member at UPM where he  taught Marketing, Strategy and  Entrepreneurship, managed the Business Administration Faculty Unit and several international programs. He has been taken part in the area of Business Planning in the European Commission funded project Eureca and coordinated the participation of ESCP in the EU funded project STARS4ALL.

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23 publications

Journal Article

2019

RODRIGO, L., M.PALACIOS, I.ORTIZ-MARCOS

Innovación Social Digital: análisis del proceso de conceptualización y propuesta de definición

DIRECCION Y ORGANIZACION

Journal Article

2018

BAJAC, H., M.PALACIOS, E. A.MINTON

Consumer-brand congruence and conspicuousness: an international comparison

INTERNATIONAL MARKETING REVIEW, 35, 498-517

Journal Article

2018

GRIJALVO, M., M.PALACIOS, A.MARTINEZ

Innovation, Knowledge, Judgement and Decision Making as Virtuous Cycles

Journal of Promotion Management, 24, 601-603

Journal Article

2018

MANCA, C., M.GRIJALVO, M.PALACIOS, M.KAULIO

Collaborative workplaces for innovation in service companies: barriers and enablers for supporting new ways of working

Service Business, 12, 525-550

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2017

COMETTO, T., G. J.LABADIE, M.PALACIOS

The Determinants of the Quality of the Sales-Marketing Interface in a Multinational Customer Brand Focused Company: The Latin American Branches

In: The Customer is NOT Always Right? Marketing Orientationsin a Dynamic Business World, Colin L. Campbell Springer International Publishing, 900-908

Journal Article

2016

PALACIOS, M., T.COMETTO, A.NISAR, K.LE MEUNIER-FITZHUGH, G.LABADIE

Organizational linkages for new product development: Implementation of innovation projects

JOURNAL OF BUSINESS RESEARCH, Vol. 69, Issue 6, pp. 2093-2100 (7 p.)

Journal Article

2016

MARTINEZ-CORRAL, A., M.PALACIOS, M.GRIJALVO, A., S.NISAR

Crowdsourcing and organizational forms: Emerging trends and research implications

JOURNAL OF BUSINESS RESEARCH, Volume 69, Issue 5, 1834-1839

Journal Article

2016

PALACIOS, M., A.NISAR, M.GRIVALDO

Open organizational structures: A new framework for the energy industry

JOURNAL OF BUSINESS RESEARCH, 69 (11), 5175 - 5179

Journal Article

2013

NISAR, A., F.RUIZ, M.PALACIOS

Organisational learning, strategic rigidity and technology adoption: implications for electric utilities and renewable energy firms

RENEWABLE AND SUSTAINABLE ENERGY REVIEWS, Vol. 22, pp 438-445 8 p.

Journal Article

2013

HERSKOVITS, R., M.PALACIOS, M.GRIJALVO, J.TAFUR

Impacto de los cambios tecnológicos en los modelos de negocio de las industrias de la cultura y ocio en España. El caso de los museos y los clubes de futbol

ECONOMIA INDUSTRIAL, n° 389, pp. 87-94 8 p.