Anibal Lopez
Anibal Lopez
Assistant Professor (Adjunct)
Management and Organizations
Leadership for Impact Knowledge Center

Aníbal López is an Assistant Professor (Adjunct) of Management at Nova School of Business and Economics, Universidade Nova de Lisboa Lisbon, Portugal. His main research interests are in the field of Entrepreneurship and Organizational Behavior. He teaches Organizational Behavior, Entrepreneurship and collaborates with Executive Education programs. He is the coordinator of Startup Research, which is a joint Post-Graduation program between ITQB NOVA and NOVA SBE designed to provide life sciences researchers with knowledge about innovation management and entrepreneurship skills. He is also the Executive Director of the Global Center of Paradox and Organization. The center aims to advance knowledge on paradox and plural perspectives, and to enable policy-makers, regulators, business ecosystems to effectively address competing and contradictory societal tensions. 

2018 –Ph.D. in Management (Entrepreneurship) – Nova School of Business and Economics(Lisboa; Portugal)

2011 – Work, Organizational and Personnel Psychology (WOP-P Erasmus Mundus) – Universityof Coimbra and University of Barcelona (Barcelona; Spain)

2009 – BSc. in Psychology – University of Coimbra(Coimbra; Portugal)

The applied psychology of entrepreneurship (entrepreneurial obstacles; stress; entrepreneurial passion). Social dynamics in the workplace (submissive employee behavior; inclusion climate and discrimination). 

  • López, Aníbal, Neves, Pedro, González-Morales, M. Gloria (2022). What does it take to start a business? Constraint appraisal as predictor of taking entrepreneurial action among nascent entrepreneurs. Applied Psychology, 71 (4), 1275-1303.
  • López, Aníbal, Neves, Pedro, Cunha, Miguel Pina e (2019). A high-growth firm contingency test of the formalization-performance relationship. Journal of Small Business Management, 57 (S2), 374-396.
  • López, Aníbal, Neves, Pedro (2020). The evaluative nature of entrepreneurial constraints. The entrepreneurial behaviour. : unveiling the cognitive and emotional aspect of entrepreneurship. Caputo, Andrea, Pellegrini, Massimiliano M. (Eds.), Emerald Publishing Limited, 311-323.