Irina Purcarea


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Nationalities :


·         Project management

·         Corporate social responsibility

·         Organizational behavior



·         PhD in business (innovation and small business management), Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies,  2011

·         MSc in education, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, specialization in communication in English for economic research and teaching, 2013

·         Bachelor in business administration, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, 2007


Research Interests

·         Management of change, social entrepreneurship, contemporary project management

Work Experience

·         Assistant Professor, Management and Organizations academic area, Rennes School of Business (September 2020 – Present)

·         Assistant Professor, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies (2011-2013)

·         Lecturer, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies (2008-2011)


Intellectual contributions

Refereed Articles – Basic or Discovery Scholarship

·         Purcarea, I, Del Mar Benavides Espinosa, M., & Apetrei, A. (2013). Innovation and knowledge creation: perspectives on the SMEs sector. Management Decision, 51(5), pp.1096-1107 (FNEGE 3)

·         Ghinea, V., & Purcarea, I. (2012, November). Insights for a Business Administration Faculty: Considering SME Manager’s Style of Leadership. In the Proceedings of the 8th European Conference on Management Leadership and Governance.