Professor Mauro F. Guillén gave the Master Lecture entitled: "Blessed globalisation, cursed globalisation" at the Rafael del Pino Foundation, as part of its Master Lecture Programme and within the series: "What will our societies be like after the crisis? The conference took place on 16 June 2009, in the Rafael del Pino Auditorium.
Professor Mauro F. Guillén obtained his PhD in Economics from the University of Oviedo in 1991 and in Sociology from Yale University in 1992.
He is currently Professor of International Business Management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he holds the Dr. Felix Zandman Chair, and Director of the Joseph H. Lauder Institute at the same university. Mauro F. Guillén is also Professor of Sociology.
He has been a Fellow of the Guggenheim Foundation, the Fulbright Foundation, a member of the Institute for Advanced Studies at Princeton and, in 2003, he held the Rafael del Pino Chair. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Instituto Madrileño de Estudios Avanzados en Ciencias Sociales and of the Advisory Boards of the Department of Sociology at Princeton University and of the Research Service of "La Caixa".
Professor Guillén is the author of several books, including: Building a Global Bank: The transformation of Banco Santander (Princeton University Press, 2008), The Taylorized Beauty of the Mechanical (Princeton University Press, 2006) and The Rise of Spanish Multinationals (Cambridge University Press, 2005, Fundación Rafael del Pino, 2006). He is also the author of The Limits of Convergence: Globalization & Organizational change in Argentina, South Korea, and Spain (Princeton University Press, 2001) and Models of Management: Work, Authority and Organization in a Comparative Perspective (The University of Chicago Press, 1994).