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Mário José Batista Franco
Professor Auxiliar com Agregação (Universidade da Beira Interior)

Doutorado em Gestão (U. Beira Interior, 2002), Mestre em Gestão (U. Beira Interior, 1996), Licenciado em Gestão (U. Beira Interior, 1991).

Áreas de investigação:

Gestão de PME; Cooperação Empresarial; Alianças Estratégicas; Empreendedorismo; Redes Inter-organizacionais e de Negócio; Inovação; Aprendizagem Organizacional; Liderança.

Artigos publicados em revistas científicas seleccionadas (indexadas no ranking do CEFAGE)

Matias,C., M. Franco (forthcoming), "Family Protocol: How it Shapes Succession in Family Firms", Journal of Business Strategy.
Franco, M., P. Piceti (forthcoming), "Family Dynamics and Gender Perspective Influencing Copreneurship Practices: A Qualitative Analysis in the Brazilian Context", International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour & Research.
Pinho, C., M. Franco, L. Mendes (2018), "Web Portals as Tools to Support Information Management in Higher Education Institutions: A Systematic Literature Review", International Journal of Information Management, 41, 80-92.
Franco, M. (2018), "Networking as a Marketing Tool in Small Companies: A Random and Informal Approach", Journal of Business Strategy, 39(2), 47-55.
Simão, L., M. Franco (2018), "External Knowledge Sources as Antecedents of Organizational Innovation in Firm Workplaces: A Knowledge-based Perspective", Journal of Knowledge Management, 22(2), 237-256.
Franco, M., M. Garcia (2018), "Drivers of ICT Acceptance and Implementation in Micro-firms in the Estate Agent Sector: Influence on Organizational Performance", Information Technology for Development, 24(4), 658-680.
Neves, M., M. Franco (2018), "Academic Spin-off Creation: Barriers and How to Overcome them", R&D Management, 48(5), 505-518.
Jorge, M., M. Couto, T. Veloso, M. Franco (2017), "When Family Businesses Go International: Management Sets the Path", Journal of Business Strategy, 38(1), 31-38.
Franco, M., H. Haase (2017), "Collective Entrepreneurship:Employees' Perceptions of the Influence of Leadership Styles", Journal of Management & Organization, 23(2), 241-257.
Valentim, L., J. Lisboa, M. Franco (2016), "Knowledge Management Practices and Absorptive Capacity in SMEs: Is There Really a Linkage?", R&D Management, 46(4), 711-725.
Silva, J., M. Franco, A. Magrinho (2016), "An Empirical Investigation of the Effects of Industry Type and Firm Size on Export Barriers", Journal of Business Economics and Management, 17(6), 1052-1065.
Haase, H., M. Franco (2015), "When Small Businesses Go International: Alliances as a Key to Entry", Journal of Business Strategy, 36(3), 37-45.
Franco, M., K. Haase (2015), "University-Industry Cooperation: Researchers' Motivations and Interaction Channels", Journal of Engineering and Technology Management, 36, 41-51.
Franco, M., H. Haase (2015), "Interfirm Alliances: A Taxonomy for SMEs", Long Range Planning, 48(3), 168-181.
Franco, M., N. Pessoa (2014), "University Sports Partnerships as Collaborative Entrepreneurship: An Exploratory Case Study", Administration & Society, 46(8), 885-907.
Franco, M., M. Santos, I. Ramalho, C. Nunes (2014), "An Exploratory Study of Entrepreneurial Marketing in SMEs: The Role of the Founder-Entrepreneur", Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 21(2), 265-283.
Franco, M. H. Haase (2013), "Firm Resources and Entrepreneurial Orientation as Determinants for Collaborative Entrepreneurship", Management Decision, 51(3), 680-696.
Haase, H., M. Franco (2011), "Information Sources for Environmental Scanning: Do Industry and Firm Size Matter?", Management Decision, 49(10), 1642-1657.

Artigos publicados em revistas científicas indexadas na base ISI (não indexadas no ranking do CEFAGE)

Franco, M., M. Prata (2019), "Influence of the Individual Characteristics and Personality Traits of the Founder on the Performance of Family SMEs", European Journal of International Management, 13(1), 41-68.
Rodrigues, M., M. Franco (2018), "Measuring the Performance in Creative Cities: Proposal of a Multidimensional Model", Sustainability, 10(11), 1-21.
Rodrigues, M., M. Franco (2018), "Importance of Living Labs in Urban Entrepreneurship: A Portuguese Case Study", Journal of Cleaner Production, 80, 780-789.
Figueiredo, V., M. Franco (2018), "Factors Influencing Cooperator Satisfaction: A Study Applied to Wine Cooperatives in Portugal", Journal of Cleaner Production, 191, 15-25.
Franco, M., H. Haase, S. Correia (2018), "Exploring Factors in the Success of Creative Incubators: a Cultural Entrepreneurship Perspective", Journal of the Knowledge Economy, 9(1), 239-262.
Pinho, C., M. Franco (2017), "The Role of the CIO in Strategy for Innovative Information Technology in Higher Education Institutions", Higher Education Policy, 30(3), 361-380.
Franco, M., J. Pinto (2017), "Intrapreneurship Practices in Municipal Archives: A Practice-oriented Study", Journal of Librarianship & Information Science, 49(2), 165-179.
Haase, H., M. Franco (2016), "What factors drive performance of small and medium-sized enterprises?", European Journal of International Management, 10(6).
Franco, M., H. Haase (2016), "Internationalisation of Born Globals: The Role of Strategic Alliances", European Journal of International Management, 10(2), 181-201.
Antunes, A., M. Franco (2016), "How People in Organizations make sense of Responsible Leadership Practices: Multiple Case Studies", Leadership and Organizational Development Management, 37(1), 126-152.
Haase, H., M. Franco, M. Félix (2015), "Organisational Learning and Intrapreneurship: Evidence of Interrelated Concepts", Leadership & Organization Development Journal, 36(8), 906-926.
Franco, M., P.G. Matos (2015), "Leadership Styles in SMEs: A Mixed-Method Approach", International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, 11(2), 425-451.
Franco, M., E. Marmelo (2014), "Sister-City Relationships as a Form of Inter-Organizational Cooperation: Exploratory Case Studies in the Portuguese Context", Transylvanian Review of Administrative Sciences, 41, 75-89.
Franco, M., P. Duarte (2012), "Continuous Health Care Units as Inter-organizational Networks: A phenomenological study", Transylvanian Review of Administrative Sciences, 37, 55-79.
Franco, M., H. Haase (2010), "Failure Factors in SME: A Qualitative Study from an Attributional Perspective", International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, 6(4), 503-521.

Artigos publicados noutras revistas científicas

Camfield, C., M. Franco (forthcoming), "The Influence of Personal Values on Family Firm Succession: A Structural Model", International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing.
Lopes, J., M. Franco (forthcoming), "Review about Regional Development Networks: An Ecosystem Model Proposal", Journal of the Knowledge Economy.
Camfield, C., M. Franco (forthcoming), "Professionalization of the Family Firm and Its Relationship with Personal Values", The Journal of Entrepreneurship.
Franco, M., R. Silva, M. Rodrigues (forthcoming), "Partnerships between Higher Education Institutions and Firms: The Role of Students’ Curricular Internships", Industry and Higher Education.
Franco, M., L. Esteves (forthcoming), "Inter-Clustering as a Network of Knowledge and Learning: Multiple Case Studies", Journal of Innovation and Knowledge.
Franco, M., C. Pinho (forthcoming), "A case study about cooperation between University Research Centres: Knowledge transfer perspective", Journal of Innovation and Knowledge.
Simao, L., M. Franco (2018), "Understanding the Influence of R&D Collaboration on Organizational Innovation: Empirical Evidences", International Journal of Applied Behavioral Economics, 7(3), 54-73.
Lourett, R., M. Franco (2018), "Cooperation Process: What motivates individuals to participate in a cooperative?", International Journal of Management Practice, 11(1), 93-110.
Araujo, D., M. Franco (2017), "Trust-Building Mechanisms in a Coopetition Relationship: A Case Study Design", International Journal of Organizational Analysis, 25(3), 378-394.
Franco, M., H. Haase (2017), "Success Factors in University Sport Partnerships: A Case Study", EuroMed Journal of Business, 12(1), 87-102.
Ferreira, A., M. Franco (2017), "Strategic Alliances, Intellectual Capital and Organizational Performance in Technology-based SMEs: is there really a connection?", International Journal of Business and Globalisation, 18(1), 130-151.
Franco, M., S. Franco (2017), "Organizational Commitment in Family SMEs and its Influence on Contextual Performance", Team Performance Management, 23(7/8), 364-384.
Franco, M., L. Pais (2017), "Exploring the Advantages of Using Social Network Sites (SNSs) in Dental Medicine Organizations", International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance, 30(4), 385-396.
Figueiredo, V., M. Franco (2017), "Cooperative Unions as Strategic Alliances: Factors that influence the successful managing of a cooperative from a relational perspective", World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, 13(1), 27-51.
Franco, M., M. Lucas (2016), "Family Management of SMEs: An Organizational Culture Perspective", International Journal of Globalisation and Small Business, 8(1), 18-38.
Franco, M., H. Haase, A. Pereira (2016), "Empirical Study about the Role of Social Networks in SME Performance", Journal of Systems and Information Technology, 18(4), 383-403.
Jesus, C., M. Franco (2016), "Cooperation networks in tourism: A study of hotels and rural tourism establishments in an inland region of Portugal", Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 29, 165-175.
Franco, M., H. Haase, M. Barbeira (2015), "Measuring Knowledge Sharing in Inter-Organisational Networks: Evidence from the Healthcare Sector", International Journal of Knowledge Management Studies, 6(2), 101-122.
Nunes, A., M. Franco (2015), "Internationalization Process: Analysis of a cooperation network in the Vinho Verde sector for the US market", World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, 11(1), 34-48.
Franco, M., H. Haase (2015), "Inter-organizational Cooperation in Community Health Organizations: A Competence-Based Perspective", International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance, 28(2), 193-210.
Mota Veiga, P., M. Franco (2015), "Alliance Portfolios and Firms’ Business Strategy: A Content Analysis Approach", Management Research Review, 38(11), 1149-1171.
Severo, F., M. Franco, I. Kruglianskas, A. Guimarães (2014), "The Influence of Environmental and Social Sustainability Practices on Firms’ performance: An Empirical Study of the Dairy Product Sector in Brazil", International Journal of Sustainable Development, 77(4), 327-347.
Franco, M., H. Haase, A. Fernandes (2014), "The Influence of Academic Staff’s Personal and Professional Characteristics on the Decision to Cooperate with Industry", European Journal of International Management, 8(3), 293-309.
Lucas, M., M. Franco (2014), "Influences and Particularities in Family Management of SMEs: A Qualitative Approach", Revista de Estudios Económicos y Empresariales, 26, 39-73.
Franco, M., P. Tavares (2013), "The Influence of Professional Identity on the Process of Nurses’ Training: An Empirical Study", Leadership in Health Services, 26(2), 118-134.
Franco, M., F. Quintela (2013), "Public-Private Partnerships in the Ecotourism Sector: A Portuguese Case Study", World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, 9(3), 365-392.
Valentim, L., M. Franco, J. Lisboa (2013), "Inter-Firm Alliances: A Mechanism to Develop Innovative Capacity in SMEs", International Business Management, 7(3), 198-207.
Franco, M., C. Pereira (2013), "Exploring the Reasons and Factors Influencing the Formation and Development of Alliances in the Tourism Sector", Baltic Journal of Management, 8(4), 438-462.
Franco, M., M. Belo (2013), "Cooperation Networks as a Mechanism for Strengthening Territorial Competitiveness: The Case of the Qualifica Association", World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, 9(4), 421-443.
Franco, M., B. Dias, C. Pereira (2012), "The Role of Information and ommunication Technologies in SMEs: Case Study of the Turistrela Group", Enlightening Tourism. A Pathmaking Journal, 2(1), 23-43.
Franco, M., J. Pissarra (2012), "ICT as a Mechanism for Sharing Intra-Organizational Knowledge: Case Study of the Application of the GURU-IT Platform", International Journal of Information Technology and Management, 11(4), 288-306.
Franco, M., H. Haase (2012), "A Comparative Study of Cooperative Relationships in Family and Non-Family Businesses", African Journal of Business and Management, 6(44), 10873-10887.
Franco, M., H. Haase, A. Magrinho, J.R. Silva (2011), "Scanning Practices and Information Sources: A Study of Firm Size", Journal of Enterprise Information Management, 24(3), 268-282.
Franco, M. (2011), "Performance in Strategic Alliances: An Analysis of Objective and Subjective Measures", International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing – Special Issue on “Business Networks and Enterprise Development, 3(1), 84-100.
Franco, M., H. Haase (2011), "Network Embeddedness: A Qualitative Study of Small Technology-Based Firms", International Journal of Management and Enterprise Development, 11(1), 34-51.
Leitão, J., M. Franco (2011), "Individual Entrepreneurship Capacity and small and medium enterprises (SME) Performance: A Human and Organizational Capital Approach", African Journal of Business Management, 5(15), 6350-6365.
Franco, M. (2011), "Determining Factors in the Success of Strategic Alliances: An Empirical Study Performed in Portuguese Firms", European Journal of International Management, 5(6), 608-632.
Franco, M., A. Magrinho, J.R. Silva (2011), "Competitive Intelligence: A Research Model Tested in Portuguese firms", Business Process Management Journal, 17(2), 332-356.
Haase, H., M. Franco (2011), "An Exploratory Study of the Motives and Perceived Effectiveness of International Cooperative Alliances among SME", International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, Special Issue on “Internationalization on Small Firms and International Entrepreneurship Strategy, 13(3/4), 314-336.
Franco, M., E. Mainardes, O. Martins (2011), "A Review of Interorganizational Networks: Evidence from Studies Published in the Period 2005-2008", Cuadernos de Administración, 24(43), 133-155.
Franco, M., M.L. Brás (2010), "Training and Strategic Competencies of the Executive Manager in Schools: An Exploratory Case Study", International Journal of Management in Education, 4(4), 425-445.
Franco, M., C. Estevão (2010), "The Role of Tourism Public-Private Partnerships in Regional Development: A Conceptual Model Proposal", Cadernos EBAPE.Br., 3(4), 600-612.
Franco, M., H. Haase, F. Gomes (2010), "The Influence of Entrepreneurial Attitude on Business Cooperation Decisions: Proposal for a Structural Model", The IUP Journal of Entrepreneurship Development, 7(3), 49-68.
Franco, M., H. Haase, A. Lautendchäger (2010), "Students’ Entrepreneurial Intentions: An Inter-Regional Comparison", Education +Training, 52(4), 260-275.
Franco, M. (2010), "Partner Selection Criteria in Cooperative Agreements: Influence from Contextual Factors", International Journal of Business Environment, 3(3), 267-291.
Leitão, J., M. Franco (2010), "On the Evaluation of SME Performance from a Human and Organizational Capital Perspective", International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 10(1), 108-130.
Estevão, C., M. Franco (2010), "O Papel das Parcerias Público-Privadas de Turismo no Desenvolvimento Regional: Proposta de um Modelo Conceptual", Revista Turismo & Desenvolvimento – Journal of Tourism and Development, 1(13/14), 253-263.
Haase, H., M. Franco (2010), "Learning Alliances, Corporate Entrepreneurship, and Business Performance: Is There Really a Linkage?", International Journal of Business Environment - Special Issue, 3(1), 57-73.
Franco, M., H. Haase, A. Lautendchäger (2010), "Do Universities Impact Regional Employment? A Cross-regional Comparison of Migration Effects", Actual Problems of Economics, 7(109), 301-312.
Franco, M., M. Barbeira (2009), "Sistema de Gestão do Conhecimento como Fomentador de Redes Estratégicas Interorganizacionais", Revista Ibero-Americana de Estratégia, 8(2), 5-25.
Franco, M., E. Tavares (2009), "Fontes de Pressão no Emprego e seu Impacto na Qualidade de Vida de Fisioterapeutas", Revista Lusófona de Ciências e Tecnologias da Saúde, 2, 186-195.
Franco, M., H. Haase (2009), "Entrepreneurship: An Organizational Learning Approach", Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 16(4), 628-641.
Franco, M., H. Haase (2009), "Entrepreneurial Orientation from Learning Alliances: A Study towards Business Performance", Small Business, Piccola Impresa, 2, 186-195.
Santos, R., M. Franco, V. Batista, P. Santos, J. Duarte (2008), "O Trabalho por Turnos e seus Efeitos na Saúde Mental dos Enfermeiros", Revista Pensar Enfermagem, 12(1), 14-25.
Santos, R., M. Franco, V. Batista, P. Santos, J. Duarte (2008), "As Consequências do Trabalho por Turnos na Qualidade de Vida dos Enfermeiros: Um Estudo Empírico sobre o Hospital Pêro da Covilhã", Revista Referência, IIª Série, 8, 17-31.
Franco, M., T. Ferreira (2007), "Um Estudo de Caso sobre Organizações que Aprendem", Revista Comportamento Organizacional e Gestão, 13(2), 169-189.
Martins, M., M. Franco, E. Duarte (2007), "Um Estudo Caso sobre os Custos das Infecções no Centro Hospitalar Cova da Beira", Revista Referência, IIª Série, 4, 79-90.
Franco, M. (2007), "Tipologia de Processos de Cooperação Empresarial: Uma Investigação Empírica sobre o Caso Português", Revista de Administração Contemporânea, 11(3), 149-176.
Franco, M. (2003), "Collaboration among SMEs as a Mechanism for Innovation: An Emprical Study", New England Journal of Entrepreneurship do College of Business, Sacred Heart University, Spring, 6(1), 23-32.
Ussman, A., M. Franco, J. Leitão, L. Nunes (2002), "Capital e Desenvolvimento: Evolução conceptual", Revista Estudos de Gestão - Portuguese Journal of Management Studies, 7(2), 143-155.
Ussman, A., A. Almeida, J. Ferreira, L. Mendes, M. Franco (2001), "SME and Innovation: Perceived Barriers and Behaviour Patterns", The International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 2(2), 111-118.
Franco, M. (2001), "A Cooperação Empresarial em Portugal: Factores Críticos de Sucesso", Revista de Gestão e Economia da Universidade da Beira Interior, 1, 33-42.
Ussman, A., M. Franco (2000), "The Co-operation Process in Textile and Clothing SME: A Portuguese Case", Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management, 4(1), 49-56.
Ussman, A., M. Franco, M.H. Ussman (1999), "Statistical Review: The Portuguese Clothing Industry and Market Trends", Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management, 3(1), 85-90.
Franco, M. (1997), "Criação e Desenvolvimento de Projectos Inovadores", Anais Universitários, Série de Ciências Sociais e Humanas- Universidade da Beira Interior, 8, 297-318.
Franco, M. (1996), "A Estratégia de Cooperação nas PME Portuguesas: Características dos Acordos Analisados", Revista Portuguesa de Gestão – ISCTE, 1(98), 41-52.

Editoriais

Franco, M. (2018), "Positive and Negative Aspects of Outsourcing " InTech, 132 (ISBN: 978-953-51-3934-8).
Franco, M. (2016), "Entrepreneurship - Practice-Oriented Perspectives" InTech (ISBN: 978-953-51-2760-4).
Almeida, F.A., A.M. Silva, M. Franco, C. Freitas (2014), "Gestão da Informação, Cooperação em Redes e Competitividade", Faculdade de Tecnologia SENAI de Desenvolvimento Gerencial Goiânia: FIEG SENAI (ISBN: 978-989-8648-31-0).
Almeida, F.A., A.T. Guimarães, M. Franco, J. Leitão (2009), "Governança Estratégica, Redes de Negócios e Meio Ambiente: Fundamentos e Aplicações", Anápolis: Universidade Estadual de Goiás (ISBN: 978-85-63192-00-4).
Franco, M., J. Leitão, F.A. Almeida, A.T. Guimarães (2009), "Cooperação entre Empresas, Clusters, Redes de Negócios e Inovação Tecnológica", Anápolis: Universidade Estadual de Goiás (ISBN: 978-989-654-022-7).

Artigos e capítulos em livros

Franco, M., H. Haase (forthcoming), "Sustainable development of small and medium-sized enterprises in disadvantaged regions: Impact of knowledge and innovation", in M. Peris-Ortiz, J. Ferreira, J.M. Merigó (eds.), Knowledge, Innovation and Sustainable Development in Organizations: A Dynamic Capabilities Perspective Springer.
Franco, M., H., Haase, A. Reis (2017), "Determinants of university cooperation networks as a mechanism for regional development: The case of Beira Interior (Portugal)", in M. Peris-Ortiz, J. Ferreira (eds.), Cooperative and Networking Strategies in Small Business, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing, 31-47 (ISBN: 978-3-319-44508-3).
Dias, D., M. Franco (2016), "Serão os Sistemas Produtivos e Inovadores Locais (SPILs) um Paradigma de Rede? Estudo de caso sobre as Aldeias Históricas de Portugal", in F.A. Almeida, A.M. Silva, C. Freitas (eds.), Administração em Tempo de Mudança - Ensaios Científicos, Porto: Universidade do Porto, Faculdade de Letras, 109-134 (ISBN: 978-989-8648-62-4).
Carvalho, M.I., M. Franco (2015), "The Importance of Partnerships in Promoting Entrepreneurship Education: Case Study of a Group of Schools in Portugal", in J.C. Sanchez (eds.), Entrepreneurship Education and Training, Rijeka, Croatia: InTech Publisher, 61-84 (ISBN: 978-953-51-2029-2).
Simao, L., M. Franco (2015), "The Effect of R&D Cooperation on Organizational Innovation: An Empirical Study Performed in Portuguese Enterprises", in L. Farinha, J. Ferreira, H. Lawton Smith, S. Bagchi- Sen (eds.), Global Competitive Advantage through Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Pennsylvania, USA: IGI-Global, 351- 369 (ISBN: 978-1-4666-8348-8).
Libombo, D., A. Dinis, M. Franco (2015), "Promoting Entrepreneurship Education through University Networks: A case study in Mozambique", in J.C. Sanchez (eds.), Entrepreneurship Education and Training, Rijeka, Croatia: InTech Publisher, 113-137 (ISBN: 978-953-51-2029-2).
Franco, M., H. Haase (2015), "Internationalization of Small Technology-Based Firms: The Role of Strategic Alliances", in T.K. Das (eds.), Strategic Alliances for SME Development (SASD), Universitty of New York: IAP BOOK SERIES, 157-174 (ISBN: 9781681231792).
Simão, L., M. Franco (2014), "Cooperação em I&D na Inovação Organizacional: Evidências Empíricas nas Empresas Portuguesas", in F.A. Almeida, A.M. Silva, M. Franco, C. Freitas (eds.), Gestão da Informação, Cooperação em Redes e Competitividade, Faculdade de Tecnologia SENAI de Desenvolvimento Gerencial Goiânia: FIEG SENAI, 181-204 (ISBN: 978-989-8648-31-0).
Pinho, S., M. Nogueira, M. Franco (2014), "As TIC como uma Vantagem Competitiva para as PME: Benefícios e Barreiras à sua Utilização", in F.A. Almeida, A.M. Silva, M. Franco, C. Freitas (eds.), Gestão da Informação, Cooperação em Redes e Competitividade, Faculdade de Tecnologia SENAI de Desenvolvimento Gerencial Goiânia: FIEG SENAI, 253-280 (ISBN: 978-989-8648-31-0).
Ferreira, P.N., M. Franco (2013), "O Impacto da Inovação Aberta vs Fechada no Desempenho das Empresas Portuguesas: Resultados tendo por base o CIS 2008", in F.A. Almeida, A.M. Silva, M. Franco, M. Brito, C. Freitas (eds.), Gestão da Informação, Inovação e Logística, Faculdade de Tecnologia SENAI de Desenvolvimento Gerencial Goiânia: FIEG SENAI, 239-268 (ISBN: 78-85-67580-00-5).
Salvado, P., T. Miraldes, M. Franco, F.A. Almeida (2013), "Barreiras à Inovação em PME de Base Tecnológica: Um estudo de caso na “Inklusion Entertainment", in F.A. Almeida, A.M. Silva, M. Franco, M. Brito, C. Freitas (eds.), Gestão da Informação, Inovação e Logística, Faculdade de Tecnologia SENAI de Desenvolvimento Gerencial Goiânia: FIEG SENAI, 189-210 (ISBN: 78-85-67580-00-5).
Magrinho, A., J.R. Silva, M. Franco (2013), "A Dinâmica das Hélices Triplas na Inovação e na Valorização dos Territórios", in .A. Almeida, A.M. Silva, M. Franco, M. Brito, C. Freitas (eds.), Gestão da Informação, Inovação e Logística, Faculdade de Tecnologia SENAI de Desenvolvimento Gerencial Goiânia: FIEG SENAI, 159-188 (ISBN: 78-85-67580-00-5).
Magrinho, A., J. R. Silva, M. Franco (2012), "Uma Política Pública de Inteligência Económica: Um Instrumento para a Competitividade das Empresas Portuguesas", in F.A. Almeida, A.M. Silva, M. Franco, C. Freitas (eds.), Educação, Gestão da Informação e Sustentabilidade, Goiânia: FIEG SENAI, 175-198 (ISBN: 978-972-8932-99-2).
Belo, M., M. Franco (2012), "Redes de Cooperação como um Mecanismo para o Reforço da Competitividade Territorial: O Caso da Associação Qualifica", in F.A. Almeida, A.M. Silva, M. Franco, C. Freitas (eds.), Educação, Gestão da Informação e Sustentabilidade, Goiânia: FIEG SENAI, 151-174 (ISBN: 978-972-8932-99-2).
Santos, V., M. Franco (2012), "Motivações para o Desenvolvimento de Contratos de Desempenho Energético na União Europeia: Uma Perspectiva de Cooperação Empresarial", in F.A. Almeida, A.M. Silva, M. Franco, C. Freitas (eds.), Educação, Gestão da Informação e Sustentabilidade, Goiânia: FIEG SENAI, 283-306 (ISBN: 978-972-8932-99-2).
Franco, M., H. Haase (2012), "Inter-firm Alliances: A Collaborative Entrepreneurship Perspective", in T. Burger-Helmchen (eds.), Entrepreneurship – Creative and Innovative Business Models InTech Publisher, 115-138 (ISBN: 978-953-51-0069-0).
Estevão, C., M. Franco (2010), "O papel das Parcerias Público-Privadas de Turismo no Desenvolvimento Regional", in L. Lourenço, M.J. Silva (eds.), Tópicos Avançados de Gestão: Reflexões, Contributos e Aplicações, Covilhã: Universidade da Beira Interior, 373-382 (ISBN: 78-989-654-029-6).
Haase, H., M. Franco (2010), "Cooperative Alliances as a Mechanism for SME Internationalization", in K. Baier, W. Gaul, A. Rese, R. Würth (eds.), The Entrepreneurship – Innovation – Marketing Interface, Künzelsau: , 119-136 (ISBN: 978-3-89929-207-7).
Fernandes, C., M. Franco (2010), "A Influência do Espaço na Formação e Estrutura das Redes de Inovação", in L. Lourenço, M.J. Silva (eds.), Tópicos Avançados de Gestão: Reflexões, Contributos e Aplicações, Covilhã: Universidade da Beira Interior, 393-410 (ISBN: 978-989-654-029-6).
Franco, M., M. Barbeira (2009), "Uma Análise Conceptual de Relacionamentos Inter-empresas a partir do Enfoque da Análise Estrutural das Redes Sociais", in M. Franco, J. Leitão, F.A. Almeida, A.T. Guimarães (eds.), Cooperação entre Empresas, Clusters, Redes de Negócios e Inovação Tecnológica, Anápolis: Universidade Estadual de Goiás, 39-53 (ISBN: 978- 989-654-022-7).
Franco, M., R. Cruz (2009), "Redes de Cooperação Internacional como Factor de Competitividade: Proposta de um Modelo Conceptual para a Indústria dos Portos", in F.A. Almeida, A.T. Guimarães, M. Franco, J. Leitão (eds.), overnança Estratégica, Redes de Negócios e Meio Ambiente: Fundamentos e Aplicações, Anápolis: Universidade Estadual de Goiás, 133-148 (ISBN: 978-85-63192-00-4).
Magrinho, A., M. Franco, J.R. Silva (2009), "Inteligência Territorial e Governance Competitiva", in M. Franco, J. Leitão, F.A. Almeida, A.T. Guimarães (eds.), Cooperação entre Empresas, Clusters, Redes de Negócios e Inovação Tecnológica, Anápolis: Universidade Estadual de Goiás, 23-37 (ISBN: 978-989-654-022-7).
Barbeira, M., M. Franco (2009), "As Alianças como Estratégia e Inteligência Competitiva na Partilha de Conhecimento Organizacional", in F.A. Almeida, A.T. Guimarães, M. Franco, J. Leitão (eds.), Governança Estratégica, Redes de Negócios e Meio Ambiente: Fundamentos e Aplicações, Anápolis: Universidade Estadual de Goiás, 215-229 (ISBN: 978-85-63192-00-4).
Ussman, A., M. Franco (2007), "The Co-operation Process – A Survey within Family Business and Non-Family Business", in R. Wurth Gaul (eds.), The Entrepreneurship – Innovation – Marketing Interface, Kunzelsau: Swiridoff Verlag, 461-481 (ISBN: 978-3-89929-120-9).

Livros científicos

Silva, A.M., C. Freitas, F.A. Almeida, M. Franco (2019), "Gestão Da Informação, Segurança Social e Economia Criativa", Brasil: Editora da Universidade Estadual de Goiás (ISBN: ISBN: 978-989-54291-0-3).
Franco, M. (2018), "Positive and Negative Aspects of Outsourcing" InTech (ISBN: 978-953-51-3934-8).
Silva, A.M., C. Freitas, F.A. Almeida, M. Franco (2018), "Gestão da Informação, Cultura Organizacional e Inteligência Emocional", Brasill: Universidade Estadual de Goiás (ISBN: 978-85-5582-041-0).

Livros técnicos

Almeida, F.A., A.M. Silva, M. Franco, P. Brito, C. Freitas (2013), "Gestão da Informação, Inovação e Logística", Faculdade de Tecnologia SENAI de Desenvolvimento Gerencial Goiânia: FIEG SENAI (ISBN: 78-85-67580-00-5).
Almeida, F.A., A.M. Silva, M. Franco, C. Freitas (2012), "Educação, Gestão da Informação e Sustentabilidade", Goiânia: FIEG SENAI (ISBN: 978-972-8932-99-2).
Franco, M. (2001), "Cooperação Entre Empresas - Meio de Redimensionamento e Reforço da Competitividade das PME Portuguesas", Covilhã: Universidade da Beira Interior (ISBN: 972-9209-79-0).

Teses de doutoramento

Franco, M. (2002), Processo de Cooperação nas Empresas Portuguesas: Formação, Implementação e Desenvolvimento, Ph.D. thesis, Universidade da Beira Interior, Portugal.

Dissertações de mestrado

Franco, M. (1996), "A Cooperação Entre Empresas como Meio de Redimensionamento e Reforço da Competitividade das PME Portuguesas", M.Sc. thesis, Universidade da Beira Interior, Portugal.

Teses de doutoramento

Autor: Claudia Sofia Martins Matias
Orientador(es): Mário Franco
Grau: Ph.D. thesis (Management)
Instituição: Universidade da Beira Interior
Ano: 2018
Autor: Claudio Eduardo Ramos Camfield
Orientador(es): Mário Franco
Grau: Ph.D .(Management)
Instituição: Universidade da Beira Interior
Ano: 2018
Autor: Luis Manuel Godoi Valentim
Orientador(es): João Lisboa, Mário Franco
Grau: Ph.D (Management)
Instituição: Universidade de Coimbra
Ano: 2018
Autor: Vitor Figueiredo
Orientador(es): Mário Franco
Grau: Ph.D. (Management)
Instituição: Universidade da Beira Interior
Ano: 2017
Autor: António J.M. Ferreira
Orientador(es): Mário Franco
Grau: Ph.D. (Management)
Instituição: Universidade da Beira Interior
Ano: 2016

Teses de mestrado

Autor: Arialba Carla Abrantes Rodini
Orientador(es): Mário Franco
Grau: M.Sc. (Entrepreneurship)
Instituição: Universidade da Beira interior
Ano: 2018
Autor: Dalne António
Orientador(es): Mário Franco
Grau: M.Sc. (Management)
Instituição: Universidade da Beira interior
Ano: 2018
Autor: Pedro R.C. Antunes
Orientador(es): Mário Franco
Grau: M.Sc. (Health Management)
Instituição: Universidade da Beira interior
Ano: 2016
Autor: Liliana G. Cabral
Orientador(es): Mário Franco
Grau: M.Sc. (Marketing)
Instituição: Universidade da Beira interior
Ano: 2016
Autor: Sofia A.R. Serrão
Orientador(es): Mário Franco
Grau: M.Sc. (Management)
Instituição: Universidade da Beira interior
Ano: 2016
Autor: Maria M.S. Augusto
Orientador(es): Mário Franco
Grau: M.Sc. (Management)
Instituição: Universidade da Beira interior
Ano: 2016