Keynote Speakers

management conference

Dr. Petru Sandu

Director of the Family Business and Entrepreneurship Program at Elizabethtown College, Pennsylvania

Topic: Family Businesses, the World’s Driving Force

Dr. Petru Sandu is an Associate Professor Management and Entrepreneurship, teaching classes of Family Business, Strategy, and Entrepreneurship. His research interest are focused on family business and entrepreneurship. He started a family business in his old country that has been around for the past 30 years. He has been a visiting professor in several countries, teaching in two other languages, besides English. In the spring of 2023, Petru Sandu is a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Murcia, Spain.

management conference

Dr. Roba Elbawab

Business Research Unit (BRU-IUL), Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), Lisbon,
Portugal

Topic: Team learning: How is it implemented & what are the relevant predictors and
outcomes?

Roba Elbawab holds a PhD in Management, specialized in organizational behaviour and human resources management. Also, she holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and Masters of Business Administration. She is a researcher and management lecturer for several years. Her main research interest is human resources practices, organizational performance, team learning, wellbeing and remote work.

management conference

Dr. Paulo Reis Mourao

Associate Professor with Habilitation at University of Minho, Portugal

Topic: David Playing for Saul – How Long Do Ministers Last during the Dictatorships? A study about the Portuguese case

Dr. Paulo Reis Mourao is the author of several scientific articles indexed by ISI Thompson and of some books. His works are focused on Economics, Public Finance, Social Economics and Sports Economics. He appears often in national and international media for commenting social and economic issues. Paulo Mourao has been awarded several times for his scientific works.