Professor, holds a PhD in Business Administration (City University, Cass
Business School, London), an MBA (Universidade Católica Portuguesa,
Lisbon), an undergraduate degree in Economics (UCP, Lisbon) and two diplomas in
Strategy and Finance (Massachussets
Institute of Technology, Boston).
He teaches at the undergraduate, MBA, MSc, Executive Education, and Executive
Masters levels. He launched and coordinated about 60 Executive programs during
the past ten years and has coordinated several consulting projects within
CATÓLICA-LISBON's Center for Applied Studies. He is a former Associate Dean of
CATÓLICA-LISBON and a former Director of the Business Administration
Undergraduate Program. He has published articles in top scientific journals in
Management, such as the Journal of Management, the Journal of Management
Studies, Organization Science, and the Strategic Management Journal. His paper
on the reconceptualization of dynamic capabilities was
among the 10 most cited scientific articles published worldwide in 2010 in the
category of Strategic Management, according to the 2012, 2013 and 2014 studies
of Google Scholar Metrics. He won the 2012 Best Paper Award of the prestigious
Journal of Management Studies; the prize was awarded in 2013 (August) for his
article "Solving the entrepreneurial puzzle: The role of
entrepreneurial interpretation in opportunity formation and related processes".
He has been regularly invited to act as a reviewer for several of the most
influential Management journals, including the Academy of Management Journal, the
Journal of Business Venturing, the Journal of Management Studies, and the
Strategic Management Journal. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the
Journal of Management Studies.
Barreto, I. & Patient, D. (2013). Toward a theory of intraorganizational attention based on desirability and feasibility factors. Strategic Management Journal, 34(6): 687-703.
Barreto, I. (2012). A Behavioral Theory of Market Expansion Based on the Opportunity Prospects Rule. Organization Science, 23(4): 1008-1023.
Barreto, I. (2012). Solving the Entrepreneurial Puzzle: The Role of Entrepreneurial Interpretation in Opportunity Formation and Related Processes. Journal of Management Studies, 49(2): 356-380.
Barreto, I. (2010). Dynamic Capabilities: A Review of Past Research and an Agenda for the Future. Journal of Management., 36(1): 256-280.
Barreto, I. & Baden-Fuller, C. (2006). To conform or to perform? Mimetic behaviour, legitimacy-based groups and performance consequences. Journal of Management Studies, 43(7): 1559-1581.