Miguel Pina e Cunha
Miguel Pina e Cunha

Miguel Pina e Cunha is professor of organization theory and organizational behavior at Nova School of Business and Economics, Universidade Nova de Lisboa Lisbon, Portugal. His research deals, mostly, with the surprising (paradox, improvisation, serendipity, zemblanity, vicious circles) and the extreme (positive organizing, genocide). Miguel co-authored (with Arménio Rego and Stewart Clegg) The virtues of leadership: Contemporary challenge for global managers (Oxford University Press, 2012) and received the 2015 best paper award from the European Management Review. 

At Nova SBE, Miguel Pina e Cunha holds the following roles:

  • Fundação Amélia de Mello Chair in Leadership at Nova SBE
  • Academic Director of the Leadership for Impact Knowledge Center
  • Academic Director of the Talent and Business Transformation
  • Coordinator of the Management group 
  • Member of the Conselho de +Faculdade (Council +Faculdade)

Other roles:

  • Editorial Director of the LÍDER magazine
  • Member of the audit committee of the Outsystems

2004 - Agregação, Universidade Nova de Lisboa

1998 - Ph.D, Management, Tilburg University

1992 - Masters Degree, Organizational Behavior, Instituto Superior de Psicologia Aplicada

1988 - Licenciatura, Social and Organizational Psychology, Instituto Superior de Psicologia Aplicada

Organization, process, paradox, improvisation