Margarida Truninger

Experience

Margarida has published in international peer-reviewed journals, such as Frontiers in Psychology, and has work currently under review at Personnel Psychology and Human Relations. Margarida taught Organizational Behavior (BA course) at Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics (Lisbon, Portugal), Quantitative Methods for Management Research, Structural Equation Models, Research Designs for Quantitative Methods (all PhD courses), and Métodos de Investigación en Dirección de Empresas (BA course, taught in Spanish) at ESADE Business School (Barcelona, Spain). Upon joining ESADE for her doctoral studies, Margarida won ESADE Talent Scholarship, in praise of her international work experience and professional proficiency in four languages (Portuguese, English, French and Spanish). Margarida has worked as a Project Manager in Iberia’s KIC InnoEnergy for a consulting/research project to identify entrepreneurial competencies. Prior to her academic career, Margarida worked in the banking industry in France, and in public relations for UEFA’s Euro Cup. 

Margarida has recently defended her PhD thesis in Management Sciences/Organizational Behavior at ESADE Business School (Barcelona, Spain), entitled “Unveiling the Catalyzing Power of Emotional Intelligence over General Intelligence and Learning Performance”. Her research expertise include leadership development through the learning of emotional and social competencies and 360 degree competency assessment. Outcome variables such as learning performance, subjective well-being and team collaboration are of special interest to her.

Current Role

Margarida is a Post Doctoral Research Fellow for the Global Research Evaluation research group.

Areas of Expertise

Emotional and Social Intelligence competencies, leadership development, general mental ability, team performance

Educational Background

Ph.D. in Management Sciences/Organizational Behavior from ESADE Business School (Barcelona, Spain); Master of Research in Management Sciences from ESADE Business School (Barcelona, Spain); Master of Science in Economics, Finance and Management from Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Spain), BA in Economics from Nova School of Business and Economics (Lisbon, Portugal)

Professional Affiliations

Academy of Management
European Academy of Management

Curriculum Vitae

Margarida has recently defended her PhD thesis in Management Sciences/Organizational Behavior at ESADE Business School (Barcelona, Spain), entitled “Unveiling the Catalyzing Power of Emotional Intelligence over General Intelligence and Learning Performance”. Her research interests involve leadership development through the learning of emotional and social competencies at the individual and team levels, 360 degree competency assessment. Outcome variables such as learning performance, subjective well being and team collaboration are of special interest to her. Margarida has published in international peer-reviewed journals, such as Frontiers in Psychology, and has work currently under review at Personnel Psychology and Human Relations. Margarida taught Organizational Behavior (BA course) at Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics (Lisbon, Portugal), Quantitative Methods for Management Research, Structural Equation Models and Research Designs for Quantitative Methods (all PhD courses), and Métodos de Investigación en Dirección de Empresas (BA course, taught in Spanish) at ESADE Business School. Upon joining ESADE for her doctoral studies, Margarida won ESADE Talent Scholarship, in praise of her international work experience and professional proficiency in four languages (Portuguese, English, French and Spanish). Previously, Margarida worked as a Project Manager in Iberia’s KIC InnoEnergy for a consulting/research project aimed at identifying entrepreneurial competencies. Prior to her academic career, Margarida worked in the banking industry in France, and in public relations for UEFA’s Euro Cup.

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Honors, Awards, Grants

  • Catalan Agency for Management of University and Research Grants (AGAUR) Young Researcher Training Scholarship, 2010-13
  • ESADE Talent Scholarship, 2008-2009
  • Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology Grant, 2004-2007
  • Erasmus Exchange Scholarship, 2001

Current Projects

  • Truninger, M., Fernández-i-Marín, X., Batista-Foguet, J. M., Boyatzis, R. E., & Serlavós, R. (under review). The interaction of EI competencies and intelligence on learning performance: a task-dependent model. Frontiers in Psychology.
  • Druskat, V. U., Wolff, S., & Truninger, M. (under review). Antecedents of Effective Team Collaboration: The Pivotal Role of Human Social Needs Satisfaction. Human Relations.

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