Miguel Pina e Cunha
Miguel Pina e Cunha
Full Professor
Academic Director @ Nova SBE Executive Education

Miguel Pina e Cunha is the Fundação Amélia de Mello Professor of Leadership at Nova School of Business & Economics. His research deals, mostly, with the surprising (paradox, improvisation, serendipity, zemblanity, vicious circles) and the extreme (positive organizing, genocide).

Miguel published more than 150 papers on these and related topics. He recently co-authored Elgar Introduction to Theories of Organizational Resilience (Elgar, 2018), co-edited Management, Organizations and Contemporary Social Theory (Routledge, 2019) and received the 2015 best paper award from the European Management Review.

  • Ph.D. in Management from Tilburg University 
  • M.Sc. in Organizational Behavior from Instituto Superior de Psicologia Aplicada 
  • B.Sc. in Social and Organizational Psychology from Instituto Superior de Psicologia Aplicada