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Dr Carlos Martin-Rios

Carlos Martin-Rios (PhD, Rutgers University) is Associate Professor at the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL, Switzerland). Dr Martin-Rios holds Master’s degrees in Management, Strategic Human Resource Management, and Statistics and a Ph.D. in Management and Labor Relations from the Rutgers University (USA). Before coming to EHL, he held appointments at Rutgers University, University Carlos III of Madrid (Spain), University of Maine (USA), and academic visiting position at the Universidad de Antioquia (Colombia). Dr Martin-Rios is the author or co-author of over 40 refereed journal publications, over 15 articles in professional journals, 60 conference proceedings, 3 book chapter publications, and over 20 invited talks, lectures and conference chairs. He has worked and lived in the United States, Latin America, and Europe and has been active in both institutional and private entrepreneurial activities, having served as an advisor in launching innovation and talent management programs and two consulting companies.

Dr Carlos Martin-Rios

Associate Professor

PhD in Management and Labor Relations, Rutgers University New Jersey
professor.areaOfExpertise
  • Innovation management
  • Non-technological innovation
  • Sustainability
  • Eco-innovation
  • Service innovation
  • Strategic renewal
  • Inter-firm knowledge networks
  • Organizational control systems
Carlos martin rios
professor.recent_publication
  • Martin-Rios, C., & Ciobanu, T. (2019). Hospitality innovation strategies: An analysis of success factors and challenges. Tourism Management, 70: 218-229. doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2018.08.018
  • Martin-Rios, C., Demen-Meier, C., Gössling, S., & Cornuz, C. (2018). Waste management innovation in the food service industry. Waste Management, 79: 196-206. doi:10.1016/j.wasman.2018.07.033
  • Gössling, S., Zeiss, H., Hall, C.M., Martin-Rios, C., Ram, Y., Grøtte, I.P. A cross-country comparison of accommodation manager perspectives on online review manipulation. Current Issues in Tourism. doi:10.1080/13683500.2018.1455171
  • Martin-Rios, C. & Pasamar, S. (2018). Service innovation in times of economic crisis: The strategic adaptation activities of the top EU service firms. R&D Management, 48(2): 195-209 doi:10.1111/radm.12276
  • Martin‐Rios C. (2018). Organizational control rationales in knowledge‐intensive organizations: An integrative review of emerging trends. Journal of Public Affairs, 18(1): 1-11. doi.org/10.1002/pa.1695
  • Septiem, M. & Martin-Rios, C. (2017). Innovative human resource management: The salience of inter-firm knowledge networks. Journal of Technology Management & Innovation, 12(3): 96-107.
  • Martin-Rios, C. & Erhardt, N. (2017). Small business activity and knowledge exchange in informal interfirm networks. International Small Business Journal, 35(3): 285-305. doi:10.1177/0266242616667540
  • Martin-Rios, C., Pougnet, S., & Nogareda, A.M. (2017). Teaching HRM in contemporary hospitality management: A case study drawing on HR analytics and big data analysis. Journal of Teaching in Travel and Tourism, 1: 34-54 doi:10.1080/15313220.2016.1276874
  • Erhardt, N., Martin-Rios, C. & Heckscher, C. (2016). Am I doing the right thing? Rituals as institutional learning mechanisms for organizational culture in restaurants. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 59: 31-41 doi:10.1016/j.ijhm.2016.08.006
  • Rubinstein, S., Martin-Rios, C., Erhardt, N., Hoffer-Gittell, J., & George V.P. (2016). Organizational responses to uncertainty in the airline industry: Changes in patterns of communication networks. Journal of Air Transport Management, 57: 217–227 doi:10.1016/j.jairtraman.2016.07.021
  • Martin-Rios, C. & Parga, E. (2016). Service response to economic decline: Management innovation as enabler of organizational renewal. Journal of Business Research, 69(8): 2890-2900. doi:10.1016/j.jbusres.2015.12.058
  • Erhardt, N., Gibbs, J., Martin-Rios, C., & Sherblom, J.C. (2016). Rhythms of team learning: Exploring dimensions of team learning through email use over time. Small Group Research, 47(3): 1-36. doi:10.1177/1046496416635823
  • Martin-Rios, C. & Parga, E. (2016). The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese: Non-technological innovation in creative industries. Creativity and Innovation Management, 25(1): 6-17 doi: 10.1111/caim.12131
professor.past_publication
  • Martin-Rios, C. (2014). Why do firms seek to share human resource management knowledge? The importance of inter-firm networks, Journal of Business Research, 67: 190-199. doi:10.1016/j.jbusres.2012.10.004
  • Heckscher, C. & Martin-Rios, C. (2013). Looking back, moving forward: Toward collaborative universities. Journal of Management Inquiry, 22(1): 136-139.
professor.research&Recognitions
  • Funded research: "Novel Forms of Innovation in the Hospitality Industry". RCSO Economy & Management. HES-SO (University of Applied Sciences, 2016-2017 Switzerland). No. SAGE-X: 45284. Principal investigator
  • (2017, 2016) Finalist Best Researcher Award. EHL
  • (2011, 2010 & 2008) Teaching Award, Innovation in Teaching Methods. University Carlos III Madrid (Spain)
  • (2009) Harvard University Travel Grant by Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard University
  • (2008) Dissertation Award Finalist: Industry Study Best Dissertation Award, Sloan Businees School, MIT (USA)
  • (2003) PhD Best Research Award. Rutgers University Research Counci