B. Sebastian Reiche is Professor of Managing People in Organizations and Associate Director of Faculty at IESE. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Melbourne, Australia.
Prof. Reiche’s research focuses on international assignments and forms of global work, knowledge transfer, talent retention, culture and language in global organizations, and global leadership. He has received several research awards from the prestigious Academy of Management, including the Barry Richman Best Dissertation Finalist Award and the International HRM Scholarly Research Award in two consecutive years, as well as the Journal of International Business Studies Silver Medal for his contributions to international business research.
His research has appeared in scholarly journals such as Academy of Management Discoveries, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Organization Science, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Management Studies, Human Relations, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Human Resource Management, and Journal of World Business, among many others. He has also guest edited several special issues in academic journals. His research and expertise have been featured in international press, including The Economist, The Financial Times, Forbes, BBC Capital, Handelsblatt (Germany), El País (Spain), and Você RH (Brazil).
Prof. Reiche is Associate Editor of Human Resource Management Journal and co-editor of Advances in Global Leadership. He serves as member of the editorial boards of Academy of Management Discoveries, Journal of Management, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of World Business, International Journal of Human Resource Management and International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management, and is an editorial advisory board member of the Journal of Global Mobility. He is also a past co-chair of the annual Workshop on International Management sponsored by the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM).
Prof. Reiche serves as Academic Director of the Program for Management Development (PMD). He has also taught at the University of Melbourne (Australia), Nile University (Egypt), and AESE Business School (Portugal). He has consulted with companies such as SAP, Haier, Wacker, Boehringer Ingelheim, and Puig, and has designed, directed and delivered Custom Executive Education programs for a number of companies, including Boehringer Ingelheim, SAP, Deutsche Bank, Deloitte, and Rijk Zwaan. Prof. Reiche advises start-ups in the human capital space and regularly blogs on the topic of global work.
Areas of interest
* Global work and global mobility
* Talent Development and Retention
* Knowledge Transfer
* Global Leadership
* Cross-Cultural Management
* Trust and Social Capital