Master thesis presentation – Carolina Reis

Master thesis presentation – Yuliia Pankiv

Master thesis presentation – Cilene Campos

Master thesis presentation – Nuno Medon

Master thesis presentation – Youmna Bouzamel

Master thesis presentation – Richard
Defesa dissertação - Tiago Albuquerque
Master thesis presentation – Tiago Albuquerque

Master thesis presentation – Iryna Babenko

Master thesis presentation – Melissa Branco
Defesa dissertação - Nádia Passagem
Master thesis presentation – Nádia Passagem
Defesa dissertação - Liliana Gavazz
Master thesis presentation – Liliana Gavazz

Master thesis presentation – Ivana Cilé

Master thesis presentation – Célia Santos
Defesa dissertação - Alexandre Oliveira
Master thesis presentation – Alexandre Oliveira
Defesa dissertação - Nina Miettinen
Master thesis presentation – Nina Miettinen
Defesa dissertação - Ana Paiva
Master thesis presentation – Ana Paiva



Scholarships and Awards

IPL scholarship to attend the international Conference of Applied Business and Management 2018Title of the work: “The Influence of Responsible Leadership in Expatriate’s Performance: Well-Being, Emotions and Cross-Cultural Adjustment – a theoretical model”

Melissa Marques

IPL scholarship to attend the III International Forum on ManagementTitle of the work: “The effect of informal and formal institutions on firms’ performance: The analysis of emerging economies”

Alexandre Oliveira



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Alexandre Oliveira
” ….o The conclusion of the Master’s in International Business was a major achievement in my career. The IB Master helped me to develop my knowledge and expertise regarding recent topics in International Business. It helped me to develop my autonomous capacity skills through the continuous formulation of tasks under the professors’ guidance which enabled me to successfully complete the master. It helped me to develop and improve both my written and English-speaking skills.Therefore, by completing the IB Master, I was well prepared for advanced problem-solving and the solutions that regarded a firms’ barriers and adversities in internationalization. Furthermore, the IB Master allowed me to learn and focus on scientific research. The IB Master has a major scientific component in the program, thereby it helped me to understand why scientific research is important and how students may engage in their own research. In addition, by completing successfully the first year, I was prepared to initiate my own master’ dissertation, as I acknowledged the main difficulties that were ahead of me. Nevertheless, the professors were always available to help and answer my doubts, ensuring that I was able to complete successfully the IB Master… 


Academic Works

Date Title of the Work Student’s name
19/dexz/23 Integrating Sustainable Development Goals in corporate reporting: An international analysis of the financial sector Ribeiro, João Paulo de Castro
22/nov/23 Sustainable Finance and Investment in the European Union: The case of BIOWEG Soares, Beatriz Catarina Sousa
20/nov/23 The influence of culture on entrepreneurial motivations Gomes, Carolina Ferreira
21/nov/23 Financial Reporting Quality Impact on the Firm’s Capital Structure Reis, Carolina Pereira
10/nov/23 Enhancing Western E-commerce Expansion in China: Navigating Technical and Cultural Challenges through effective Web site design Campos, Cilene Ramaldes
10/nov/23 The Dos and Don´ts of Doing Business in Ukraine Pankiv, Yuliia
10/nov/23 The role of civil liberties and corporate social responsibility disclosure information in the fast-fashion sector Medon, Nuno André da Silva
28/jul/23 The Influence of Generalized Institutional Inefficiencies on Firms’ Ownership Strategy in the MENA Region Bouzamel, Youmna
29/nov/22 Sustainability Report in order to Improve Energy Efficiency in Indian Industry Subramaniam, Akhil
11/nov/22 Internationalization plan for the company Quipu: Monitoring and support for the development Lopez, Brian Martin Burbano
11/nov/22 Entrepreneurship during times of crisis: Examining Entrepreneurial Framework Conditions and cultural characteristics Figueiredo, Bruno Emanuel Barbosa
08/nov/22 Business plan for the internationalization of a web application in the Spanish livestock Malheiro, Sara Filipa Quintanilha
04/nov/22 A Guide to Enhance Successful International Negotiations in the Mexican Market Oliveira, Liliana Marlene Dias
20/jun/22 Knowledge Management at Youth in Science and Business Foundation (YSBF) –A Virtual Non- Government organization Gonçalves, Tulip Rogers
14/jun/22 Impact of quality management adoption in customer performance – moderation effect analysis in the context of exporting Portuguese firms Bugalho, Vânia Filipa Marques
12/jan/22 The Impact of Culture on Career Management Garbin, Leonardo
12/jan/22 Is FDI caring for Sustainability? Martins, Rui Vicente
04/jan/22 Acculturation and purchase intentions among emigrants: an international analysis Velgan, Tatiana
07/dez/21 The relationship between CEO’ remuneration and firm performance: Evidence from ATX and DAX Marzinzik, René
19/nov/21 The Dos and Don’ts of Doing Business in the Middle East: GCC / United Arab Emirates Neto, Fátima Maria Neves Barbeiro de Abreu
08/nov/21 International SMA Behavioural Implications: An Analysis of the Mediating and Moderating Effects Silva, Beatriz Isabel Ferreira da
29/set/21 The effect of International Logistics, Free Trade Agreements and Distance on International Trade, the case of Panama Gavilanes, Juan Carlos Albarracin
11/mai/21 A chance for places that don’t matter – place-based sustainable tourism project for depopulated rural regions: the case of Portugal Santos, António Agostinho Oliveira
28/abr/21 Performance of Multinational Corporations (MNCs): The Infuence of Research and Development (R&D) Martinez, Eidyx Marlene Castillo
25/fev/21 Taxation policies of Croatia: Proposals for implementation of preferential tax regimes on islands Budanec, Damir
26/jan/21 Green Supply Chain Management: a case study of Brazilian cosmetic firms Araújo, Adélia Cristina Evangelista Silva de
07/jan/21 Ethical Leadership as a Discouragement Agent for Moral Disengagement and Unethical Behaviour in Cross-Cultural Alvez, Marlond Antunez
02/out/20 The Effects of Social Media Influencers’ Source Credibility on their Ascribed Opinion Leadership and Consumers’ purchase Intention Tille, Melanie
23/jul/20 The moderating effect of state ownership on institutional distance and multilatinas subsidiaries performance Burgos, Lisbeth Altagracia Valdez
23/jul/20 The effects of home country formal and informal institutions on firms’ ownership strategies Barbeiro, Suzi Pedro
08/jul/20 Surviving the Culture Shock Syndrome: the Role of Cultural Intelligence, Emotional Intelligence and Responsible Leadership in Enhancing Expatriates Jesus, João Octávio Santos de
22/jun/20 International market selection: analysis of internationalization projects in a Portuguese SME Shingak, Juliana Miho
26/mai/20 Internationalization of Brazilian specialty food: an analysis of exports to Portugal Vogel, Juliana Lisboa
26/mai/20 Internationalization to Colombian market: enablers and constraints Jacinto, Daniela Susano
19/nov/19 Is traditional retail moving to e-commerce in the field of the fashion industry in India? Saravanan, Raja
24/out/19 The impact of Country of Origin on Brand Value: an analysis of the wine sector (in Portuguese) Passagem, Nádia Joana Pereira
26/jun/19 The effect of formal and informal institutions on firms’ performance: an analysis of emerging economies Oliveira, Alexandre Martins de
31/mai/19 Communicating with younger consumers – The digital marketing of multinational firms Rodrigues, Marc de Oliveira
10/mai/19 The impact of home country government in firm internationalisation Reis, Margarida da Silva
10/mai/19 Institutional quality, firm performance and business groups: evidence from emerging economies Santos, Liliana Gavazzi
11/abr/19 Business plan for the implementation of a trading company in Cape Verde: trading company as an alternative for inter-island commerce (in Portuguese) Carvalho, Ivana Cilé Tavares
31/out/18 Strategic marketing on museum audience attraction – a comparative study between Portugal and the UK Albuquerque, Tiago Pereira de
23/out/18 The influence of responsible leadershipon expatriates’ performance: the mediating role of affective well-being atworkand the moderating role of cross-cultural adjustment Branco, Melissa Marques
16/out/18 Student intentions towards sustainability accounting in emerging countries (case Malaysia and Philippines) Miettinen, Nina Kristiina
23/jul/18 The determinants of customers’ trust and perceptions in the fast food industry Velasquez, Zindy Gabriela Bertrand
18/jul/18 The effect of institutional distance on cross-border merger and acquisition time to completion: an empirical analysis of European Union deals Santos, Célia Maria Ferraz dos
21/mai/18 Determinants of the international performance of Portuguese companies in foreign markets (in Portuguese) Paiva, Ana Filipa Agostinho Teles e
16/jan/18 Internal relations between parent headquarters – subsidiaries of multinational companies John, Richard
15/nov/17 Industry 4.0 – Is Portugal prepared for the future? Carvalho, Rui Miguel do Couto
31/out/17 Credit management Miguel, Joana Ruivo Carreira
31/out/17 Creating a customer database to increase export potential for MD Plastics Babenko, Iryna
26/out/17 Liquidity planning Mirza, Baber
17/jul/17 Russian market internationalization: Ceramifor case study Lasianok, Aliaksandr
05/jul/17 The impact of arbitrary and widespread corruption on FDI inflows and the moderating effect of distance from corruption. Evidence from Latin America (in Portuguese) Pessegueiro, Daniel Ramos Mendes
02/jun/17 The Turkish market: creating a customerdatabase for potential market development; a need for the Socem Molding Group Masimov, Vahid
01/jun/17 Institutional effects on the ownership in cross-border acquisitions by African firms Rodrigues, Jose Carlos Pereira
11/mai/17 The internationalization of CK Solar Academy to Brazil Mendes, Juliana Filipa Pereira
11/mai/17 The incorporation of tourism routes, as a complement to religious tourism and the marketing mix – 4P’s, of hotels located in Fátima and the impact on the satisfaction of Portuguese and foreign tourists: the case of 4 and 3 star hotels (in Portuguese) Santos, Marisa Raquel Ribeiro
21/nov/16 Internationalization of the B&M group to Spain (in Portuguese) Conde, Mónica Sofia Santos
21/nov/16 Particularities of internationalization and international trade in the Portuguese plastic molds industry – the case of Moldoeste Group (in Portuguese) Silva, Jessica Mariana Pedroso
02/nov/16 Internationalization process of TUBOFURO Carvalho, Ludovic
02/nov/16 Participation of portuguese manufacturing industry in global value chains Pechankova, Katsiaryna
02/nov/16 Analysis of the internationalization speed in SMEs from the molds sector – four case studies (in Portuguese) Bonifácio, Diana Patrícia da Silva
02/nov/16 Determinants and impact of the perceived value of an ad on the consumers’ perceptions and behavioral responses (in Portuguese) Alshevskaya, Tatiana
02/nov/16 The effects of celebrity endorsement on the consumers’ perceptions towards global brands Popa, Victor
20/out/16 Portugal’s foreign direct investment in the rest of the world: the influence of psychic distance (in Portuguese) Simões, Sónia Margarida Quitério Oliveira
20/out/16 Gender and size diversity in top management team: evidence from Portugal Pedro, Joana Gomes
04/jul/16 Impact of financial crisis on earnings management in listed companies of Portugal and UK Kacharava, Aleksandre
27/jun/16 Implementation of a Lessons Learned System at EST (Technical Services Company) (in Portuguese) Alves, Ismael Gomes
21/dez/15 Entrepreneurs’ decision making in internationalization: propositions for SMEs in the Leiria region (in Portuguese) Cruz, Manuel Carreira Bernardes da
21/dez/15 Internationalization strategies and process in the Polish and Romanian markets: Case study (in Portuguese) Matias, Paula Cristina Pereira
21/out/15 The effects of CSR associations on consumers’ perceptions towards global brands Inácio, Nicole Costa
01/dez/14 Corruption and the determinants of FDI : the FDI relations between Portugal and the rest of the world (in Portuguese) Ferraz, Paulo Alexandre dos Reis
14/set/14 The effects of country-of-origin in the Portuguese footwear sector (in Portuguese) Roxo, Eunice Alexandra Ferreira
03/set/14 The essence of the glocal knowledge city (in Portuguese) Morgado, Celestino Antunes
20/dez/13 The impact of entrepreneurship on economic growth: evidence from Latin America (in Portuguese) Embaló, Tidjani
17/dez/13 The impact of the global economic-financial crisis on the determinants of foreign direct investment (in Portuguese) Soares, Cláudia Catarina Carreira
17/dez/13 The influence of cultural orientation on negotiation styles and the ethical orientation of negotiation tactics (in Portuguese) Carvalho, Nilsem Iracema Soares de
12/dez/13 An application of the cultural dimensions of the Globe project in assessing ethical leadership: a cross-cultural study in Portugal and Guinea-Bissau (in Portuguese) Mané, Mamadú Aua
12/dez/13 The influence of human capital on foreign direct investment (FDI) in Portugal (in Portuguese) Gaspar, Luís Filipe Carreira
11/dez/13 The annual report of Banco BIC, S.A. (Angola) and Banco BIC Português : a gender approach in the study of cultural dimensions (in Portuguese) Pinheiro, Ricardo José António
29/nov/13 The effects of ethical behavior on the profitability of firms : a study of the Portuguese construction industry Vieira, Maria Ermelinda Rendeiro
15/nov/13 The determinants of foreign direct investment in European Union countries under financial rescue (in Portuguese) Lavrador, Eduardo Luís Leal
29/out/13 Internationalization and performance : the moderating effect of product diversification (in Portuguese) Beato, Tomé Cordeiro
18/set/13 The impact of selected variables of the institutional environment of sub-Saharan African countries on their capacity to attract foreign direct investment (in Portuguese) Ferreira, Justino Gomes
18/dez/12 The impact of dynamic capabilities on innovation: a comparison between wine companies from the Alentejo Region and the Provence Region (in Portuguese) Fonseca, Tânia Domingos
05/dez/12 Culture as a factor in attracting foreign direct investment : an application of Project GLOBE (in Portuguese) Caseiro, Anabela Fernandes
28/nov/12 Foreign direct investment and institutional quality: the role of migration in this relationship (in Portuguese) Oliveira, Raquel
17/jul/12 How corruption influences foreign direct investment inflows: effect of corruption on recipient and investor country (in Portuguese) Carreira, Hélder
14/jun/12 Internationalization of higher education institutions in Portugal: proposal of a methodology for the construction of an indicator of the degree of internationalization (in Portuguese) Veiga, Rita
2012 Why some firms succeed in exporting while others do not? The impact of resources and capabilities on firms’ export performance Simões, Luís Carlos Ganhão