Joan Manuel Batista-Foguet, Ph.D.

member emotional intelligence consortium

Affiliation: ESADE (Ramón Llull University)


Joan Manuel Batista-Foguet, is since 1995 Full Professor in the Department of Methods at ESADE (University Ramón Llull), former Research Director of ESADE and is the current Director of the Survey Research Center at ESADE. He has degrees in industrial engineering (Polytechnic University of Catalonia) and in Psychology from the University of Barcelona. He also has a Masters degree in Social Sciences Data Analysis from the University of Essex and earned a Ph.D. in Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia in 1982.

Since 1975, he has been lecturer and Associate Professor of Statistics at the School of Engineering (Polytechnic University), and at the Faculty of Psychology (University of Barcelona). His fields of interest include the improvement of Measurement in Social Sciences Research, with applications of multivariate statistical models and Structural Equation Models (Confirmatory Factor Analysis, Multitrait-Multimethod designs, Simplex Models, Covariance and Mean Structures, Multigroup Analysis, Multiplicative Effects) in to Survey Research, applied to Attitudinal Research, Social and Emotional Competences of individuals and of groups, Management Control Systems, Branding, Service Quality, Quality of Life, Well-Being, Schoolchildren habits, subjects on which he has been and still is Principal Investigator of various research projects, and has published various books and articles in leading journals.


Mosteo Chagoyen, L., Batista-Foguet, J., McKeever, J & Serlavós Serra, R. (Forthcoming). Understanding Cognitive-Emotional Processing through a Coaching Experience: the Impact of Coaching with Compassion on MBA students¿ Vision, Goal Directed Energy, and Resilience. The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science,

Loewe Pujol-Xicoy, N., Araya Castillo, L., Thieme Jara , C. & Batista-Foguet, J. (2015). Self-employment as a moderator of the relationship between work and life satisfaction. Academia: Revista Latinoamericana de Administración, 28 (2), pp. 213 -226 DOI: 10.1108/ARLA-10-2014-0165

Boyatzis, R., Batista-Foguet, J., Fernández Marín, X. & Truninger De Albuquerque, M. (2015). EI competencies as a related but different characteristic than intelligence. Frontiers in Psychology, 72 (6), pp. 1-14 DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00072

Batista-Foguet, J., Revilla, M., Saris, W., Boyatzis, R. & Serlavós Serra, R. (2014). Reassessing the effect of survey characteristics on Common Method Variance in emotional and social intelligence competencies assessment. Structural Equation Modeling: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 21 (4), pp. 596-607 DOI: 10.1080/10705511.2014.934767

Loewe Pujol-Xicoy, N., Bagherzadeh Niri, M., Araya Castillo, L., Thieme Jara , C. & Batista-Foguet, J. (2014). Life domain satisfactions as predictors of overall life satisfaction among workers: Evidence from Chile. Social Indicators Research, 118 (1), pp. 71-86 DOI: 10.1007/s11205-013-0408-6

Murphy, B., Arenas Vives, D. & Batista-Foguet, J. (2014). Value Creation in Cross-Sector Collaborations: The Roles of Experience and Alignment. Journal of Business Ethics, DOI: 10.1007/s19551-014-2204-x

Rufi , S., Javaloy , F., Batista-Foguet, J., Solanas Pérez, A. & Páez , D. (2014). Flow dimensions on daily activities with the Spanish version of the flow scale (DFS). The Spanish Journal of Psychology, 17 (1), pp. 1-11 DOI: 10.1017/sjp.2014.34

Iglesias Bedós, O., Singh, J. & Batista-Foguet, J. (2011). The role of brand experience and affective commitment in determining brand loyalty. Journal of Brand Management, 18 (8), pp. 570-582

Batista-Foguet, J., Saris, W., Boyatzis, R., Guillén Ramo, L. & Serlavós Serra, R. (2009). Effect of response scale on assessment of emotional intelligence competencies. Personality and Individual Differences, 46 (5-6), pp. 575-580

del Palacio Aguirre , I., Solé Parellada , F. d. P. & Batista-Foguet, J. (2008). University entrepreneurship centres as service businesses. The Service Industries Journal, 28 (7), pp. 939-951

Book Chapters

Saris, WE. y JM. Batista-Foguet (2010). Contactos sociales, confianza social y confianza política en Europa.  Medición y relaciones. En M. Torcal (Ed) La participación política de los españoles: dimensiones y niveles, 27-44. Madrid: CIS. Academia.

Batista-Foguet, J.M.; Boyatzis, R.E.; Guillén, L. & Serlavós, R. (2008). Assessing Emotional Intelligence Competencies in Two Global Context. In Robert J. Emmerling, Vinod, K. Shanwal & Manas K. Mandal (Ed.). Emotional Intelligence: Theoretical and Cultural Perspectives (pp. 89-114). San Francisco: Nova Science Publishers.






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