Contact Dr Monica Franco-Santos


Prior to joining Cranfield, Monica worked for a leading global management consultancy. As a senior consultant she worked with numerous companies from a variety of industries and sectors. Her expertise was in the design and implementation of executive compensation systems and other Human Resources initiatives.

Her educational background includes a PhD in Management from Cranfield School of Management; postgraduate studies on Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources Management from the University of Barcelona (Spain) and a BSc in Economics and Business Administration from the University Autonoma of Madrid (Spain).

Current activities

Monica's research broadly focuses on organizational governance systems. In particular, her work examines the design, implementation, and use of performance measures, targets and rewards as well as the impact that these mechanisms have on behaviour and decision-making.

Her research is widely recognised (for further information visit her publications page) and has been founded by organisations such as the EPSRC, CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants), IIP (Investors in People, UK) or the Leadership Foundation.

She is part of the teaching faculty of Cranfield's MBAs, MScs, PhD, DBA and various executive education programmes. She is a visiting professor in ESADE (Barcelona, Spain) and an occasional lecturer in a number of European academic institutions.


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