Julio O. De Castro: Open your Eyes! Research Opportunities Are All Around You
The aim of this paper is to be a conversation with Julio O. De Castro, conducted by Santiago Ibarreche, about his career as an eclectic scholar, with high aims at having social impact in his activities as an academician in the area of international businesses, entrepreneurship, family firms, piracy, informal firms and other equally important subjects.
This paper is an interview.
The interview explores De Castro’s career, his achievements and continued search for excellence in terms of teaching, research and service in academia, especially in his role as President of The Iberoamerican Academy of Management.
The interview in this special section, A Life in Research, brings out an individual scholar’s experience and history, not only as recognition of scholarly impact but also as recognition of the person.