Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences
Department of Economy and Business Organization
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Dr. Jasmina Berbegal-Mirabent holds a PhD and MSc. in Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management from Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). She is currently working as an associate professor at the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya. Previously, she worked at the Department of Management at UPC. She has been a Visting Scholar at UCL School of Management (UK), King's College London (UK) and at Politecnico di Milano (Italy), a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the Haas School of Business (University of California Berkeley, US) and a Visiting Research Associate at the Institute of Education (University College London, UK). She is a member of the editorial board of several journals including the Journal of Business Research, Management Decision, Journal of Technology and Science Education, International Journal of Intellectual Property Management, Journal of Innovation & Knowledge, and Intangible Capital. Her research interests are in the areas of strategic planning and management of higher education institutions, academic entrepreneurship and knowledge and technology transfer.

Academic curriculum of Dra. BERBEGAL MIRABENT, Jasmina

  • Doctorat en Ogranització Industrial
    Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (2012).
  • Enginyeria Industrial
    Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (2008).
  • Enginyeria en Organització Industrial
    Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (2009).
  • Programa de Formació Inicial del Professorat (PROFI)
    Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (2011).
  • Programa de Formació: Pràctica i innovació en docència universitària (PIDU)
    Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (2014).
  • Ensenyament Universitari en Ciències, Tecnologia, Enginyeria i Matemàtiques (STEM)
    Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (2017).

Publications of Dra. BERBEGAL MIRABENT, Jasmina


  • Lafuente, E.; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina, 2019, "Contract employment policy and research productivity of knowledge workers: an analysis of Spanish universities", International journal of human resource management, 30, 2360-2386.
  • Llorens, A.; Prat Farran, J.; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina, 2019, "ICT skills gap in Spain: Before and after a decade of harmonizing the European Higher Education Area", Computer Applications in Engineering Education, 27, 934-942.
  • Odriozola, I.; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Merigó, J.M., 2019, "Open Innovation in Small and Medium Enterprises: A bibliometric analysis", Journal of organizational change management.
  • Marimon, Frederic; Mas-Machuca, M.; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina, 2019, "Fulfilment of expectations on students perceived quality in the Catalan higher education system", Total Quality Management & Business Excellence, 1-20.
  • Alegre, I.; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Guerrero, A., 2019, "Mission statements: what university research parks tell us about timing", Journal of Business Strategy.
  • Balocco, R.; Cavallo, A.; Ghezzi, A.; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina, 2019, "Lean business model change for digital entrepreneurship: A reference framework", Business process management journal: developing re-engineering towards integrated process management, in press.
  • Gil-Doménech, Dolors; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina, 2019, "Stimulating students’ engagement in mathematics courses in non-STEM academic programmes: A game-based learning activity", Innovations in education and teaching international, 56, 57-65.
  • Marimon, Frederic; Mas-Machuca, M.; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Llach, J., 2019, "UnivQual: a holistic scale to assess student perceptions of service quality at universities", Total Quality Management & Business Excellence, 30, 184-200.
  • Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Gil-Doménech, Dolors; Ribeiro-Soriano, D.E., 2019, "Fostering university-industry collaborations through university teaching", Knowledge Management Research and Practice.
  • Balocco, R.; Cavallo, A.; Ghezzi, A.; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina, 2019, "Lean business models change process in digital entrepreneurship", Business process management journal: developing re-engineering towards integrated process management, Earlycite, 1-24.
  • Alegre, Inés; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Guerrero, A.; Mas-Machuca, M., 2018, "The real mission of the mission statement: A systematic review of the literature", Journal of management and organization, 24, 456-473.
  • Lafuente, E.; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina, 2018, "Assessing the productivity of technology transfer offices: An analysis of the relevance of aspiration performance and portfolio complexity", Journal of Technology Transfer, 44, 778-801.
  • Samara, G.; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina, 2018, "Independent directors and family firm performance: Does one size fit all?", International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, 14, 149-172.
  • Olvera, C.; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Merigó, J.M., 2018, "A bibliometric overview of university-business collaboration between 1980-2016", Computación y sistemas, 22, 1171-1190.
  • Piqué, J.M.; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Etzkowitz, H., 2018, "Triple Helix and the evolution of ecosystems of innovation: The case of Silicon Valley", The Triple Helix Journal, 1, 5-11.
  • Engel, J.S.; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Piqué, J.M., 2018, "The renaissance of the city as a cluster of innovation", Cogent Business & Management, 5, 1-20.
  • Marimon, Frederic; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina, 2018, "Supplier–customer negotiation model: the vendor receives a bonus for holding the inventory", European Accounting and Management Review, 5, 94-108.
  • Piqué, J.M.; Miralles, F.; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina, 2018, "Areas of Innovation in cities: The evolution of 22@Barcelona", International Journal of Knowledge-Based Development, in press.
  • Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina, 2018, "The influence of regulatory frameworks on research and knowledge transfer outputs: An efficiency analysis of Spanish public universities", Journal of engineering and technology management, 47, 68-80.
  • Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Mas-Machuca, M.; Marimon, Frederic, 2018, "Is research mediating the relationship between teaching experience and student satisfaction?", Studies in higher education, 43, 973-988.
  • Alegre, Inés; Kislenko, S.; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina, 2017, "Organized chaos: Mapping the definitions of social entrepreneurship", Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, 8, 248-264.
  • Ribeiro-Soriano, D.; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina, 2017, "Disseminating scientific research: A double-edged sword?", Knowledge Management Research & Practice, 15, 380-390.
  • Marimon, Frederic; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina, 2017, "Cross learning synergies between Operation Management content and the use of generic analytic tools", WPOM-Working Papers on Operations Management, 8, 13-14.
  • Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Gil-Doménech, Dolors; Alegre, Inés, 2017, "Where to locate? A project-based learning activity for a graduate-level course on Operations Management", International journal of engineering education, 33, 1586-1597.
  • Olaya, E.S.; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Alegre, Inés; Duarte, O.G., 2017, "Researchers' willingness to engage in knowledge and technology transfer activities: an exploration of the underlying motivations", R&D Management, 47, 715-726.
  • Llorens, A.; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Llinàs, F., 2017, "Aligning professional skills and active learning methods: an application for information and communications technology engineering", European journal of engineering education, 42, 382-395.
  • Gil-Doménech, Dolors; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina, 2016, "L’ús de les noves tecnologies envaeix l’aula universitària", B-UIC. Your business magazine, 8, 30-31.
  • Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Alegre, Inés; Gil-Doménech, Dolors, 2016, "La innovación en empresas sociales", B-UIC. Your business magazine, 3-7.
  • Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Llopis-Albert, C., 2016, "Applications of fuzzy logic for determining the driving forces in collaborative research contracts", Journal of business research, 69, 1446-1451.
  • Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Gil-Doménech, Dolors; Alegre, Inés, 2016, "Improving business plan development and entrepreneurial skills through a project-based activity", Journal of entrepreneurship education, 19, 89-97.
  • Ryan, J.; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina, 2016, "Motivational recipes and research performance: A fuzzy set analysis of the motivational profile of high performing research scientists", Journal of Business Research, 69, 5299-5304.
  • Mas-Machuca, M.; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Alegre, Inés, 2016, "Work-life balance and its relationship with organizational pride and job satisfaction", Journal of Managerial Psychology, 31, 586-602.
  • Alegre, Inés; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Mas-Machuca, M., 2016, "Antecedents of employee job satisfaction: Do they matter?", Journal of business research, 69, 1390-1395.
  • Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Mas-Machuca, M.; Marimon, Frederic, 2016, "Antecedents of online purchasing behaviour in the tourism sector", Industrial Management & Data System, 116, 87-102.
  • Alegre, Inés; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina, 2016, "Social innovation success factors: Hospitality and tourism social enterprises", International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 28, 1155-1176.
  • Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina, 2015, "És l’emprenedoria una via per a millorar la conciliació vida laboral-familiar? Una qüestió de gènere", B-UIC. Your business magazine, 18-21.
  • Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Sabate, F., 2015, "Balancing basic and applied research outputs: A study of the trade-offs between publishing and patenting", Technology analysis and strategic management, 27, 1143-1158.
  • Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Ribeiro-Soriano, D.E.; Sánchez García, J.L., 2015, "Can a magic recipe foster university spin-off creation?", Journal of Business Research, 68, 2272-2278.
  • Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; García Sánchez, J.L.; Ribeiro-Soriano, D.E., 2015, "University–industry partnerships for the provision of R&D services", Journal of Business Research, 68, 1407-1413.
  • Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Ribeiro-Soriano, D.E., 2015, "Behind league tables and ranking systems: A critical perspective of how university quality is measured", Journal of Service Theory and Practice, 25, 242-266.
  • Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina, 2014, "Una estratègia que marca la diferència", El Periódico de Cataluña, Suplement +Valor, 8-8.
  • Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina, 2014, "Costs and benefits linked to “open innovation”", B-UIC. Your business magazine, 9-11.
  • Sabate, F.; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Cañabate, A.; Lebherz, P., 2014, "Factors influencing popularity of branded content in Facebook fan pages", European Management Journal, 32, 1001-1011.
  • Olaya, E.S.; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Duarte, O.G., 2014, "Desempeño de las oficinas de transferencia universitarias como intermediarias para la potencialización del mercado de conocimiento", Intangible capital, 10, 155-188.
  • Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Cantonnet, M. L., 2014, "La tendencia hacia la servitización en la gestión de la prevención de riesgos laborales", Intangible capital, 10, 317-341.
  • Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina, 2013, "Doing research in business & management: An Essential Guide to Planning Your Project", Management decision, 51, 1311-1315.
  • Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Lafuente, E.; Sole, F., 2013, "The pursuit of knowledge transfer activities: An efficiency analysis of Spanish universities", Journal of Business Research, 66, 2051-2059.
  • Cantonnet, M. L.; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Aldasoro, J., 2013, "Análisis de la adaptación al Espacio Europeo de Educación Superior (EEES) a través de las encuestas de satisfacción del alumnado. El caso de la asignatura de Seguridad y Prevención de Ingeniería de la Edificación de la Universidad del País Vasco (España)", Tendencias Pedagógicas, 21, 119-132.
  • Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Sabate, F.; Cañabate, A., 2012, "Brokering knowledge from universities to the marketplace: The role of knowledge transfer offices", Management decision, 50, 1285-1307.
  • Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Sole, F., 2012, "What are we measuring when evaluating universities' efficiency?", Regional and Sectoral Economic Studies, 12, 31-46.
  • Trimi, S.; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina, 2012, "Business model innovation in entrepreneurship", International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, 8, 449-465.
  • Del Palacio, I.; Sole, F.; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina, 2011, "Which services support research activities at universities?", The Service Industries Journal, 31, 39-58.
  • Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Sole, F.; Del Palacio, I., 2011, "¿Qué competencias facilitan la internacionalización de las empresas de base tecnológica? Un análisis exploratorio", Economía industrial, 380, 71-78.
  • Montiel, H.; Sole, F.; Aguilar, L.; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Duran, J., 2011, "The impact of moral awareness on the entrepreneurial orientation-performance relationship in new technology based firms", Journal of technology management and innovation, 6, 93-105.
  • Sabate, F.; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Consolacion, C.; Cañabate, A., 2009, "La utilización de estrategias SEO en el sector de la venta de libros", Intangible capital, 5, 321-346.


  • Guasch, D.; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Vilalta, M.; Abbad-Jaime de Aragon, F.; Sendino, E.; Calve, A.; Ganzarain, M., 2013, "Sectores de la nueva economía 20+20. Economía de la Accesibilidad", Fundación EOI, Madrid.
  • Guasch, D.; Hernández Galán, J.; Dotras, P.; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Vilalta, M.; Alvarez, M.; Guasch, Y.; Vállez Vidal, R., 2012, "La responsabilidad social universitaria y discapacidad (RSU-D)", Observatorio Universidad y Discapacidad, Madrid.

Book chapters

  • De la Torre, M.; Gil-Doménech, Dolors; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina, 2019, "Technology transfer outputs versus publications: Which one wins the battle?", New Global Perspectives on Industrial Engineering and Management. Lecture Notes in Management and Industrial Engineering. Springer, 335-342.
  • N'Guessan, M.N.; Alegre, Inés; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina, 2018, "Crowdlending: A global phenomenon arrives to Sub-Saharan Africa", Globalization and Development – Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Business and Policy Insights from Asia and Africa. Springer International Publishing, in press.
  • Gil-Doménech, Dolors; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina, 2018, "People, Planet and Profit: Training sustainable entrepreneurs at the university level", Handbook of engaged sustainability. Springer International Publishing, 969-990.
  • Alegre, Inés; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina, 2018, "Gourmet products from food waste. Rethinking food management and social justice", Handbook of engaged sustainability. Springer International Publishing, 683-702.
  • Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Alegre, Inés; Ribeiro-Soriano, D., 2018, "Entrepreneurship in Middle East and North Africa: A bibliometric analysis", Entrepreneurship Education and Research in the Middle East and North Africa - Perspectives on Trends, Policy and Educational Environment. Springer International Publishing, 273-290.
  • Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Gil-Doménech, Dolors; Alegre, Inés, 2018, "Why would you ever want to become an academic entrepreneur?", Inside the Mind of the Entrepreneur. Springer, 33-46.
  • Mas-Machuca, M.; Bastida-Vialcanet, Ramon; Gil-Doménech, Dolors; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Marimon, Frederic, 2017, "Marc teòric i formulació d’hipòtesis i proposicions", Com fer recerca - Treball Fi de Grau, Tesi de Màster, Tesi Doctoral i altres projectes de recerca. PROFIT EDITORIAL, 91-102.
  • Gil-Doménech, Dolors; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Marimon, Frederic; Mas-Machuca, M.; Bastida-Vialcanet, Ramon, 2017, "Formulant la pregunta de recerca i la proposta de recerca", Com fer recerca - Treball Fi de Grau, Tesi de Màster, Tesi Doctoral i altres projectes de recerca. PROFIT EDITORIAL, 75-90.
  • Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Alegre, Inés; Guerrero, A., 2017, "University Research Parks and their impact on technology transfer activities", Contemporary perspectives on technological innovation, management and policy - Volume III. Information Age Pub. Inc., 167-192.
  • Engel, J.S.; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina, 2016, "Life-cycle of areas of innovation", Areas of innovation in a global word: Concept and practice. International Association of Sciences Parks, 1045-1253.
  • González, L.E.; Espinoza, O.; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina, 2015, "Trends in Latin American higher education systems", Strategic management of universities in the Ibero-America region. A comparative perspective. Springer International Publishing, 45-68.
  • Alegre, Inés; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina, 2015, "Entrepreneurship and the influence of history: How much impact do country-specific historical factors have on entrepreneurship initiatives?", Entrepreneurship, regional development and culture. An institutional perspective. Springer International Publishing, 35-52.
  • Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Sole, F., 2014, "Análisis del entorno", Creación de empresas y emprendimiento: De estudiante a empresario. PEARSON EDUCACIÓN, S.A, 117-132.
  • Alegre, Inés; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Sáez, P., 2014, "Emprendimiento y desarrollo sostenible", Creación de empresas y emprendimiento: De estudiante a empresario. PEARSON EDUCACIÓN, S.A, 575-586.
  • Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Alegre, Inés; De la Torre, M., 2014, "El desarrollo de la capacidad crítica como herramienta para emprender", Nuevas fronteras en la investigación en emprendimiento y en la docencia del emprendimiento. Editorial Universidad de Cantabria, 371-389.
  • Sole, F.; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina, 2012, "La tercera misión de las universidades: La generación de conocimiento y su difusión, la valorización, la transferencia y el compromiso con la sociedad", Informe CYD 2011. Monografía. La transferencia de tecnología y conocimiento universidad-empresa en España: estado actual, retos y oportunidades. Fundación Conocimiento y Desarrollo, 301-304.
  • Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Sole, F.; Montiel, H., 2012, "Los modelos de negocio como instrumento de adaptación: Restaurant 7 Portes", Casos de dirección estratégica. PEARSON EDUCACIÓN, S.A, 267-278.
  • Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina, 2011, "Procedimiento para el rediseño de sesiones teóricas incorporando metodologías de aprendizaje activo. Propuesta y ensayo de una experiencia", Experiencias e innovaciones en la docencia sobre estrategia y empresa. Godel, 1-15.

Projects and research of Dra. BERBEGAL MIRABENT, Jasmina

  • Qualitat en Innovació, Innovació per a la Qualitat (QIIQ) - Qualitat en Empreses Socials.
  • Cross-Organizational Assessment and Development of Intellectual Capital (CADIC).
  • Guía para implementar la Responsabilidad Social Universitaria-Discapacidad (RSU-D).
  • Sectores de la nueva economía 20+20. Economía de la accessibilidad 20+20.
  • European Drivers for a Regional Innovation Platform (EU-DRIVERS).
  • Interfaces de relación entre el entorno y las personas con discapacidad.

RDI no competitiu of Dra. BERBEGAL MIRABENT, Jasmina

  • Projecte d’anàlisi de la satisfacció dels graduats de les universitats catalanes.
  • Contrato de prestación de servicios entre Universidad Politècnica de Catalunya y la Fundación ONCE para el estudio de Responsabilidad Social Universitaria y Discapacidad.