Alexandre Faria

Associate professor

Coordinator of Strategy and Marketing Studies Group (GEEM) and Fellow, National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq). Past Chair, Critical Management Studies (CMS) Division of the Academy of Management (2009-2014). Module Director (Brazil) and Associate Director, of the International Masters Program in Practicing Management (IMPM). Coordinator, IMPM at EBAPE. Editor in Brazil of the Revista Portuguesa e Brasileira de Gestão (RPBG); Section Editor, Revista de Administração da Mackenzie (RAM); Associate Editor at Revista de Administração de Empresas (RAE) of EAESP-FGV; Revista de Administração Pública (RAP) of FGV EBAPE; Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management; Decision (Indian Institute of Management of Calcutta); Revista de Administração da Mackenzie (RAM); Cadernos EBAPE.BR. Co-editor do Volume América Latina do Managing the Post-Colony book series. Founding member of the Action Learning Lab:Alliance and the Decolonizing Alliance. Visiting Professor at University of Paris – Dauphine; Visiting Scholar at Lancaster University Management School (UK); Professor, Pontifical Catholic University in Paraná (PUC-PR) and Pontifical Catholic University in Rio de Janeiro (IAG/PUC-RJ). Professional experience in the field of strategic marketing and in consultancy and learning projects in strategy, diversity and inclusion in private, public and non-governmental organizations. 

Educational Background 

  • Post-Doc - Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal, (2009). 
  • PhD in Business Administration, Warwick University, UK (1999); 
  • MBA, COPPEAD Business School, Rio de Janeiro Federal University (UFRJ) (1990); 
  • BSc in Metallurgical Engineering, Rio de Janeiro Federal University (UFRJ) (1986). 

Research Projects for Government Agencies

  • Research Productivity Grant awarded by the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) – 2 
  • Recovering Development Administration in (and from) the Global South through Dynamics of Subversive Complicity. CNPq, 2022 
  • Change-continuity dynamics in hybrid organizations in emerging countries and societies: the BNDES extended case. CNPq, 2017 
  • Reframing management and theorizing international strategy in (and from) emerging economies. CNPq, 2013 

Fields of Interest 

  • Organization Studies & Action Learning 
  • Strategy & Society 
  • Development & Public Administration  
  • Critical Management Studies 
  • Decolonial Thinking 


  • Undergraduation
  • MSc&PhD
  • Executive Master in Business Administration (MEX)


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