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Jose Bento Da Silva

Jose Bento da Silvaphone: +44 (0)24 7652 4513


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Profile (biography)

Jose Bento da Silva holds a Phd from Warwick Business School, together with an MBA and a Masters on Management from the Catholic University of Portugal. Jose also completed two degrees: Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering (University of Aveiro) and Philosophy (University of Porto).

Before joining academia Jose worked for 13 years in the corporate sector as an engineer, an HR director and an International Business director. Before starting his career, Jose worked as a volunteer in a NGO for 3 years.

Research interests

Jose researches the historical development of organisations, with a special interest on how governance mechanisms and organisational social structures have evolved historically. Jose's research speaks to how nowadays multinational organisations structure their activities and manage their operations across nations.
Jose's research falls within organisation theory and international business, with a special emphasis on organisational social structure, culture and change, and his preferred methods of research are qualitative/historical.


Journal Article

  • Bento da Silva, J., Llewellyn, N. and Anderson-Gough, F. (2017) "Oral-aural accounting and the management of the Jesuit corpus", Accounting, Organizations and Society, 59, 44-57

Book Items

  • Bento da Silva, J. (2018) "Liderança e Instituições Educativas da Companhia de Jesus", 1, 485-522, Aletheia, Braga
  • Bento da Silva, J. and Iordanou, I. (2018) "The origins of organizing in the sixteenth century", Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham
  • Bento da Silva, J. and Quattrone, P. (2017) "Government at a distance : the spiritual exercises of Saint Ignatius of Loyola", Taylor and Francis, Florence