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Natalia Weisz

Phone:+54 (230) 448-1650

Email: nweisz@iae.edu.ar

  • Profesor
  • Directora de Acreditaciones
  • Board Member and Faculty Head

Education

1999-2004 Ph. D. in Strategic Management
Krannert Graduate School of Management
Purdue University
Dissertation: “A Theoretical and Empirical Assessment of the Social Capital of Nascent Entrepreneurial Teams”.
Committee: Arnold Cooper and Mark Shanley (co-chairs); Steve Green, Xiaoli Yin

1997-1999 Master of Science in Management
Krannert Graduate School of Management
Purdue University

1997-1999 Certified Public Accountant
Universidad Católica Argentina – Argentina

1989-1990 International Baccalaureate
St. George’s College – Argentina

Academic Appointments

2004- Current Assistant Professor – Human Resources Department
Center for Entrepreneurship
IAE Business School, Universidad Austral

1999-2001 Doctoral Research Assistant
Krannert Graduate School of Management
Purdue University

Non-Academic Appointments
1998 Dow AgroSciences – Indianapolis
Global Competitive Intelligence
1995-1997 ING Bank – Argentina
Human Resources
1993-1995 Junior Achievement, Argentina
Globe Program Director & Organizer of MESE National Competition

Research


refereed publications
Vassolo, R.; J. Garcia Sanchez; N. Weisz (2006) “Motivación emprendedora y Teoría de los Stakeholders.” Revista Empresa y Humanismo, Forthcoming 2007.

Weisz, N. and R. Vassolo (2004) “The social capital of nascent entrepreneurial teams,” Revista de Administração de Empresas, 44 (2): 26-37.

Weisz, N., Vassolo, R. and A. Cooper (2004) “A theoretical and empirical assessment of the social capital of nascent entrepreneurial teams,” Best Paper Proceedings Academy of Management.

Books, chapters
Vassolo, R., Weisz, N. y M. Muñiz (2006) “How do Argentine firms finance innovation and growth? An empirical examination of financial bootstrapping practices,” Eduard Elgard. (Forthcoming)

Torres Carbonell, S. and Weisz, N. (2004) “Global Entrepreneurship Monitor – Argentina Report”

Torres Carbonell, S. and Weisz, N. (2003) “Global Entrepreneurship Monitor – Argentina Report”

Refereed conference proceedings
Weisz, N. (2005) “Nascent entrepreneurial projects: The role of human capital, reputation, and commitment in the creation of social capital” Nominated for Conference Best Paper Award. Lisbon, Portugal, December 9th.

Weisz, N., Vassolo, R. and A. Cooper (2004) “A theoretical and empirical assessment of the social capital of nascent entrepreneurial teams,” Best Paper Proceedings Academy of Management. New Orleans. LA. August 6th.

Weisz, N. and R. Vassolo (2003) “The social capital of nascent entrepreneurial teams,” Academy of Management - IberoAmerican. (2nd Best Paper Award) São Paulo, Brazil. December 9th.

Case studies and teaching notes

Natalia Weisz & Guillermo Fraile. 2006. Case: “Cecilia Zumariaga” Pilar, Bs.As: IAE

Natalia Weisz & Carrera A. 2005. Teaching Note: “Equipos de Emprendedores” Pilar, Bs.As: IAE

Natalia Weisz & Alejandro Carrera 2005. Caso: “Materna” Pilar, Bs.As: IAE, en proceso.

Natalia Weisz 2005. Teaching Note: “El capital social de los emprendedores” Pilar, Bs.As: IAE.

Natalia Weisz 2005. Teaching Note: “Evaluando mi capital social” Pilar, Bs.As: IAE.

Natalia Weisz & Silvia Torres Carbonell & María Emilia Bianco. Case: “Secretarias y Negocios” Pilar, Bs.As: IAE.

Work in progress

Weisz, N., Vassolo, R. and A. Cooper (2006) “What matters most in nascent entrepreneurial projects started by teams: diversity or closure.”

Sharma P., Weisz, N. “The role of social capital in family firm performance.”

Weisz, N. “The role of family business in radical innovation in emerging economies.”

Vassolo, R., García Sanchez, J., and N. Weisz “The entrepreneurial process in stakeholder theory”

Research presentations (paper sessions) in refereed conferences

Weisz, N. (2005) “Nascent entrepreneurial projects: the role of human capital, reputation, and commitment in the creation of social capital” Academy of Management - IberoAmerican. Lisbon, Portugal. December 9th.

Vassolo, R., Weisz, N. and M. Muñiz (2005) “How do Argentine firms finance innovation and growth?,” Academy of Management - IberoAmerican. Lisbon, Portugal. December 9th.

Vassolo, R., Weisz, N. and M. Muñiz (2005) “An empirical examination of financial bootstrapping practices in Argentina,” EPFL conference on Managing & Financing Innovation and Entrepreneurial Activities, Laussane, Switzerland. March 18th.

Weisz, N. & Carrera A. (2005) “The role of family business in radical innovation in emerging economies” Academy of Management. Honolulu, HI. August 5th.

Weisz, N., Vassolo, R. and A. Cooper (2004) “A theoretical and empirical assessment of the social capital of nascent entrepreneurial teams,” Academy of Management. New Orleans. LA. August 6th.

Weisz, N. and R. Vassolo (2003) “The social capital of nascent entrepreneurial teams,” Academy of Management - IberoAmerican. São Paulo, Brazil. December 9th.

Awards and Fellowship


2005 IAE Internal Research Contest Grant (USD10.000 for research project).

2002-2004 Grant from IAE Business School in Argentina to conduct Ph.D. Dissertation.

1999-2001 Purdue University Research Assistantship
2000 CIBER Grant for attending the International
Entrepreneurship Consortium

1997-1999 Dean’s List and Honor List during the MBA program

1992 Scholarship for participating in the International Student Forum, Indiana, USA,

Academic service

Co-Chair International Committee of Entrepreneurship Division, Academy of Management
Ad Hoc Reviewer Journal of Business Research
Academy of Management Conferences
Competence in languages (speaking, listening, writing, and reading)
Fluency in English and Spanish
Professional associations
Academy of Management
Iberoamerican Academy of Management


Personal

Prof. Weisz lives in Buenos Aires with her husband and six sons.