Show simple item record

dc.contributor.authorMastrantonio Ramos, María Paola
dc.contributor.authorCoduras Martínez, Oscar
dc.date.accessioned2019-01-16T16:08:10Z
dc.date.available2019-01-16T16:08:10Z
dc.date.issued2018-12
dc.identifier.citationMastrantonio Ramos, M. P.; Coduras Martínez, O. The professional skills profile of a public affairs practitioner in Spain. "Intangible Capital", Desembre 2018, vol. 14, núm. 4, p. 569-583.
dc.identifier.issn1697-9818
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2117/126989
dc.description.abstractPurpose: The present study identifies the professional skills profile that a Public Affairs (PA) practitioner of a major company or an organization representing the interests of various economic sectors should have in Spain. Design/methodology: The study uses a mixed qualitative and quantitative methodology. The initial identification of the competences, as well as the general functions of the profile to be evaluated, has been carried out using the in-depth interview technique with the directors of APRI (Association of Professionals of Institutional Relations of Spain), who defined these competencies from their expert perspective. Subsequently, through a survey of seventy-two managers, sufficient data were obtained to statistically process the information and obtain significant results in the identification of such competences. This information has been processed, firstly, through factorial analysis, which has made it possible to synthesize these competences. Once the analysis of factors was carried out, a cluster analysis is added for the classification of the respondents or managers. Findings: The perception of the interviewed executives has been determined regarding the functions that an institutional relations practitioner must fulfill. It should be noted that this is a profession for which there is no clarity about the role and the legitimacy of its members, particularly in Spain. In fact, it is associated with a function that is seen as exerting undue pressure on political power. A field study was conducted to determine the opinion of these managers on the competences that a professional in institutional relations should have. Originality/value: This study provides a description of the job position of a person responsible for institutional relations in Spain. Moreover, it adds a typology of managers, according to the competences defined for the person responsible for institutional relations.
dc.format.extent15 p.
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherOmniaScience
dc.rightsCreative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
dc.rights.urihttps://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Economia i organització d'empreses::Gestió i direcció::Recursos humans
dc.subject.lcshJob descriptions
dc.subject.lcshPublic relations -- Spain
dc.subject.otherInstitutional relations
dc.subject.otherLobby
dc.subject.otherInterest group
dc.subject.otherJob description
dc.titleThe professional skills profile of a public affairs practitioner in Spain
dc.typeArticle
dc.subject.lemacDescripció dels llocs de treball
dc.subject.lemacRelacions públiques -- Espanya
dc.identifier.doi10.3926/ic.1136
dc.identifier.dlB-33375-2004
dc.description.peerreviewedPeer Reviewed
dc.rights.accessOpen Access
local.citation.publicationNameIntangible Capital
local.citation.volume14
local.citation.number4
local.citation.startingPage569
local.citation.endingPage583


Files in this item

Thumbnail

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record

Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 Generic
Except where otherwise noted, content on this work is licensed under a Creative Commons license : Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 Generic