Carlos J. Alsua

Senior Lecturer, International Management and Global Entrepreneurship
Academic Director


Ph.D. Business Administration (Management), W.P Carey School of Business, Arizona State University
MBA, W.P Carey School of Business, Arizona State University

Current Research


ENTR 485 Innovating: Creating the future
BNAD 513 Global Context of Business
ENTR 696 Doctoral Seminar in Entrepreneurship
ENTR 565 Global Social Entrepreneurship
BNAD 596 Global Business Perspectives
ENTR 406/506 Principles of Entrepreneurship

Teaching Interests

International Organizational Behavior
Global Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship and Development
Change and Innovation, Strategy
Global Management/HR, Leadership and Performance
Environment of Business (Ethics)/Business and Society


Carlos Alsua is a Senior Lecturer in International Management and Global Entrepreneurship. Dr. Alsua's global expertise has brought him to work with a number of public and private organizations on over four continents. As an entrepreneur, Dr. Alsua’s interests center in transportation and sustainable food industries. As an academic, his interests focus on globalization/glocalization processes, global entrepreneurship and innovation, leadership innovation, growth mindset, global ethics, and the implementation of managerial practices and entrepreneurship in developing economies. He has held previous faculty positions at the University of Alaska, Anchorage; Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez Business School, Chile; as well as numerous visiting positions in Asia, Europe, Latin America, and Russia. His research appears in academic and practitioner journals, and in numerous national and international conferences.   

Areas of Expertise

  • Cross-border entrepreneurship
  • Growth mindset 
  • Global entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Cross cultural management
  • Global leadership
  • Global ethics
  • Positive psychology
  • Motivation in an international context
  • Implementation of managerial practices in developing economies