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Javier Tafur holds the Managing Direction as Madrid Campus Dean at ESCP Business School, where is also Professor at the Department of Strategy, Organizational Behavior and People. 

His relation with ESCP started in 2009 as Affiliate Professor, when he was leading the MS Intl. Project Mgmt, as Scientific Director, as well as teaching at MSc, EMBA & GMP.

In 2005, Javier joined the Academia at the department of Industrial Engineering & Business Administration (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid), where he was lecturing Management and researching about Innovation & Strategy, and also assuming the General Secretariat of CEPADE Graduate School of Management. Javier became Professor in 2007 at the ETS Ingenieros Aeronáuticos where is on leave of absence since September 2014. Politecnica awarded twice Javier Tafur as Best Management Professor in 2011/12 & 2012/13 at ETS Ingenieros Industriales.

His principal research areas are Strategy, Technology Innovation, Change Mgmt and Strategic Asset Mgmt. He holds a PhD in Innovation Management and Economics from Politécnica de Madrid, where he was also studying BSc & MSc Industrial Engineering. In addition, he holds a MBA from IE Business School.

Professor Tafur has been, as a Practitioner, Executive Board Member of the International Board of Directors of Detecon International GmbH in Bonn (Germany) and CEO of Detecon Consulting Spain SA (Deutsche Telekom AG). Previously, his experience in Engineering and Consulting had been for more than 10 years in Public Sector, International organizations (i.e. NATO) and Multinational Companies (i.e. Dragados, Daimler-Benz, Deutsche Telekom) before becoming Academic in 2005. 

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17 publications

Journal Article

2016

TAFUR, J., J.ROMERO, J.LAFONT, S.EGUREN

Performance and value creation at United Kingdom's airports using fsQCA

JOURNAL OF BUSINESS RESEARCH, vol. 69, issue 4, 1442-1445

Journal Article

2016

TAFUR, J., E.RODRÍGUEZ, I.ORTIZ, J.ROMERO

Critical success factors in large projects in the aerospace and defense sectors

JOURNAL OF BUSINESS RESEARCH, Vol. 69, Issue 11, pp. 5419-5425

Journal Article

2015

BROWN, K., A.WIEWIORA, J.TAFUR

Contribution of Computing Services to Benchmarking Asset Management Knowledge Management

LECTURE NOTES IN BUSINESS INFORMATION PROCESSING, 222, 10-27

Chapter

2014

TAFUR, J., K.BROWN, M.LAUE, R.KEAST

An Integrated Approach to Strategic Asset Management

In: Infranomics: Sustainability, Engineering Design and Governance, Prof. Brown Springer, 24, 57-74

Journal Article

2013

HERSKOVITS, R., M.PALACIOS, M.GRIJALVO, J.TAFUR

Impacto de los cambios tecnológicos en los modelos de negocio de las industrias de la cultura y ocio en España. El caso de los museos y los clubes de futbol

ECONOMIA INDUSTRIAL, n° 389, pp. 87-94 8 p.

Journal Article

2013

TAFUR, J., R.HERSKOVITS, M.GRIJALVO

Understanding the Main Drivers of Value Creation in an Open Innovation Program.

INTERNATIONAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND MANAGEMENT JOURNAL, Vol. 9, issue 4, pp. 631-640

Journal Article

2012

NAIR, S., H.PAULOSE, M.PALACIOS, J.TAFUR

Service orientation: effectuating business model innovation

SERVICE INDUSTRIES JOURNAL (THE), Vol. 33, Issue 9/10, pp. 958-975 18 p.

Journal Article

2012

FERNANDEZ GOMEZ, J. M., J.TAFUR, M.PALACIOS, M.ENGWALL

Outsourcing: un proceso para mejorar la competitividad

DYNA, Vol. 87, n° 6, pp. 612-616 5 p.

Journal Article

2012

ROMERO, J., M.PALACIOS, J.TAFUR

Small aircraft as means of transport in Spain

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF AVIATION MANAGEMENT, Vol. 1, n° 3, pp. 217-229 13 p.

Chapter

2012

FERNANDEZ GOMEZ, J. M., J.TAFUR, M.PALACIOS

Outsourcing in Spain's Automotive Auxiliary Industry: Evolution, Trends, Causes, Effects and Consequences

In: Industrial engineering: Innovative networks, SETHI S. P., BOGATAJ M., ROS-MCDONNELL L. (eds) Springer, pp.11-20 10 p.