College of Business and Innovation

MARCELO J. ALVARADO-VARGAS, Ph.D.

MARCELO J. ALVARADO-VARGAS, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department:
Management
Office: Stranahan Hall - 2019
Telephone: (419) 530 - 2343
Email


Curriculum Vitae
 

Marcelo J. Alvarado-Vargas is an Assistant Professor of Management in the College of Business and Innovation at University of Toledo. He earned his Ph.D. degree in Business Administration (2013) and a Master in International Business (2004) from the Chapman Graduate School of Business at Florida International University in Miami, FL, a Master of Science degree in Operations and Technology Management (2006) from Universiteit Gent in Belgium, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Production Engineering (2002) from Universidad Privada Boliviana in Bolivia.

His research manuscripts have been published in Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Business Research, Journal of International Management, among the most relevant. His research articles have been presented in international conferences such as the Academy of International Business, Academy of Management, and Strategic Management Society, among others. His research interests are in the areas of strategic management, firm innovation and technology management, and corporate reputation.

He is the recipient of the 2016 DeJute Undergraduate Teaching Award in the College of Business and Innovation at University of Toledo.

Journal Publications

Hermans, M., Newburry, W., Alvarado-Vargas, M.J., Baldo-Ortiz, C., Borda, A., Duran-Zurita, E., Geleilate, J.M., Guerra, M., Lasio-Morello, M.V., Madero, S., Olivas-Lujan, M. & Zwerg-Villegas, A.M. (2016). Attitudes towards women’s career advancement in Latin America: The moderating impact of perceived company international proactiveness. Journal of International Business Studies. (Unconditionally Accepted).

Geleilate, J.M., Magnusson, P., Parente, R. & Alvarado-Vargas, M.J. (2016). Home country institutional effects on the multinationality-performance relationship: A comparison between emerging and developed markets multinationals. Journal of International Management. (Unconditionally Accepted, In-Press. Available online).

Alvarado-Vargas, M.J., Callaway, S.K. & Ariss, S. (2016). Explaining innovation outputs by different types of R&D inputs: Evidence from U.S. universities. Journal of Strategy and Management. (Unconditionally Accepted).

Thams, Y., Alvarado-Vargas, M.J. & Newburry, W. (2016). Geographical diversification as a predictor of MNC reputations in their home nations. Journal of Business Research, 69(8):2882-2889.

Alvarado-Vargas, M.J. (2008). The technological innovation adoption race: Things you must know to finish it in first places. The Business Review, Cambridge, 11(2):76-81.

Conference Proceedings

Newburry, W., Alvarado-Vargas, M.J., Borda, A.J., Geleilate, J.M., Ortiz-Baldo, C.M., Durán-Zurita, E., Guerra, M., Lasio-Morello, M.V., Madero, S. & Zwerg-Villegas, A.M. (2013, January). Globalization capabilities and perceived career opportunities from globalization in Latin America. Academy of Management Proceedings, Vol. 2013(1):12048. Academy of Management.

Theses

Alvarado-Vargas, M.J. (2013). “The Mediating Effect of Innovation on the Relationship between Corporate Reputation and Performance in U.S. Firms”, Florida International University, Electronic Theses and Dissertations. Paper 927, PhD dissertation. http://digitalcommons.fiu.edu/etd/927

Coulier, C. & Alvarado-Vargas, M.J. (2006). "Modeling and Simulating of Operating Room Scheduling", Ghent University, College of Economics and Business Administration, Department of Information Science and Operations Management. Ghent, Belgium.

Alvarado-Vargas, M.J. (2002). “Technical and Experimental Design for Obtaining Vinegar From Pineapple Residuals”, Bolivian Private University, College of Engineering and Architecture, Department of Production, Industrial and Systems Engineering. Cochabamba, Bolivia.

Selected conference presentations

Alvarado-Vargas, M.J., Newburry, W., Galli Geleilate, J.M., Hermans, M., Olivas-Lujan, M., Madero, S., Zwerg-Villegas, A.M., Borda, A., Ortiz Baldo, C.M., Duran-Zurita, E., Guerra Massiel & Lasio Morello, M.V. (2015). Globalization capabilities and career opportunities and benefits in Latin American firms. European International Business Academy Annual Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Competitive session).

Alvarado-Vargas, M.J. & Newbury, W. (2015). The mediating effect of innovation on the relationship between corporate reputation and performance in US MNCs. Strategic Management Society Annual Conference, Denver, CO. (Paper session)

Geleilate, J.M., Magnusson, P., Alvarado-Vargas, M.J., Parente, R., Crosgrove, D. & Baack, D. (2014). The role of country of origin on the multinationality-performance relationship. Academy of International Business Annual Conference, Vancouver, Canada. (Competitive session).

Kelley, K., Parente, R., Alvarado-Vargas, M.J. & Thams, Y. (2014). Cross-border mergers and acquisitions: Links between acquiring firm capabilities and resources and target country location. Academy of International Business – Latin America Chapter Conference, Medellin, Colombia. (Paper Session).

Alvarado-Vargas, M.J. (2014). Teaching in Second Life. Alternative approaches for online teaching. Academy of International Business – Latin America Chapter Conference, Medellin, Colombia (Plenary Panelist).

Newburry, W., Alvarado-Vargas, M.J., Galli Geleilate, J.M., Olivas-Lujan, M.R., Hermans, M., Borda, A.J., Baldo Ortiz, C.M., Duran-Zurita, E., Guerra, M., Lasio Morello, M.V., Madero, S. & Zwerg-Villegas, A.M. (2013). Attitudes towards women’s career advancement in Latin America: The impact of gender role perceptions and global mindsets. Iberoamerican Academy of Management Conference, Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Paper session; Award for the Best Iberoamerican Conference Paper).

Newburry, W., Alvarado-Vargas, M.J., Borda, A.J., Geleilate, J.M., Baldo Ortiz, C.M., Duran-Zurita, E., Guerra, M., Hermans, M., Lasio Morello, M.V., Madero, S., Olivas-Lujan, M.R. & Zwerg-Villegas, A.M. (2013). Globalization capabilities and perceived career opportunities from globalization in Latin America. Academy of Management Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida, USA. (Paper session).

Newburry, W., Alvarado-Vargas, M.J., Borda, A., Baldo Ortiz, C.M., Duran-Zurita, E., Geleilate, J.M., Guerra, M., Hermans, M., Lasio Morello, M.V., Madero, S., Olivas-Lujan, M. & Zwerg-Villegas, A.M. (2013). The impacts of gender role perceptions and global mindsets on attitudes towards women’s career advancement in Latin America. Academy of International Business Annual Conference, Istanbul, Turkey. (Competitive session).

Geleilate, J.M., Alvarado-Vargas, M.J., Kundu, S. & Parente, R.C. (2013). Addressing the heterogeneity of results in internationalization-performance studies on emerging markets: A meta-analytic approach. Academy of International Business Annual Conference, Istanbul, Turkey. (Competitive session).

Kelley, K.J., Parente, R.C., Alvarado-Vargas, M.J. & Thams, Y. (2013). Cross-border mergers and acquisitions: Links between acquiring firm capabilities and resources and target country location. Academy of International Business Annual Conference, Istanbul, Turkey. (Competitive session).

Newburry, W., Alvarado-Vargas, M.J., Borda, A., Ortiz-Baldo, C.M., Duran-Zurita, E., Geleilate, J.M., Guerra, M., Hermans, M., Lasio-Morello, M.V., Madero, S., Olivas-Lujan, M., & Zwerg-Villegas, A.M. (2013). Perceived career opportunities and benefits from globalization in Latin America. Academy of International Business – Latin America Chapter Annual Conference, Puebla, Mexico. (Competitive session).

Kelley, K.J., Alvarado-Vargas, M.J. & Palacios-Marques, D. (2012). Bullwhip severity in conditions of uncertainty: Regional versus global supply chain strategies. Academy of International Business – Southeast Annual Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. (Competitive session).

Alvarado-Vargas, M.J. & Kelley, K. (2012). Bullwhip severity in conditions of uncertainty: Regional versus global supply chain strategies. Strategic Management Society Annual Conference, Prague, Czech Republic. (Paper session).

Newburry, W., Borda, A., Alvarado-Vargas, M.J. & Galli-Geleilate, J.M. (2011). Perceived career opportunities from globalization: Globalization capabilities and attitudes towards women in Peru and Brazil. Iberoamerican Academy of Management Conference, Lima, Peru. (Competitive session).

Thams, Y., Alvarado-Vargas, M.J. & Newburry, W. (2011). Multinationality as a predictor of MNC’s intangible performance or reputation. Academy of International Business Annual Conference, Nagoya, Japan (Competitive session).

Editorship

American Journal of Business, Associate Editor

Ad-hoc Journal Reviewer

Journal of International Business Studies

Journal of World Business

International Journal of Emerging Markets

Ad-hoc Conference Reviewer

Academy of Management, IMD, TIM, BPS divisions

Strategic Management Society

Academy of International Business, AIB-LAT, AIB-SE

European International Business Academy

DeJute Undergraduate Teaching Award. (2016). College of Business and Innovation, University of Toledo.

Best Conference Paper Award. (2013). Iberoamerican Academy of Management Conference, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Memberships, Honor societies

Member, Strategic Management Society (SMS)

Member, Academy of Management (AoM)

Member, Academy of International Business (AIB)

Registered Engineer, Bolivian Engineers Society, (registration number 13671)

Beta Gamma Sigma, Business Academic Honor Society

Delta Epsilon Iota, Academic Honor Society

Golden Key, International Academic Honor Society

Alpha Pi Mu, Industrial Engineering Academic Honor Society.

Omega Rho, Operations Research and Management Science Academic Honor Society.

Phi Kappa Phi, All Discipline Academic Honor Society

Last Updated: 11/14/16