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Idea Puzzle, Currently in Portugal


Ricardo Morais, married and father of three daughters, is Assistant Professor of Management at Católica Porto Business School and Director of Idea Puzzle. Since 2013, he coordinates the seminar 'How to design your PhD' at the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM) in Brussels. He holds a PhD in Strategic Management from the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, having graduated in Management from the Faculty of Economics of the University of Porto. He is also an alumnus of HPI School of Design Thinking in Germany. His research interests are interdisciplinary, including Philosophy of Science, Strategic Management, Design Thinking, and Spirituality in Management. Since 2002, he has published more than 30 academic articles, chapters, and papers about these topics and lectured in 103 universities from 27 countries. He is a member of the Philosophy of Science Association, Strategic Management Society, and Academy of Management.

Disciplines and research interests

Management and administration

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One-hour free webinar 'Research design with the Idea Puzzle software'