Dr Ramona Blanes

  • Senior Lecturer, Master of Global Business and MBA-MSc Euro-Asian Programme Leader (Management)

telephone: 0141 330 4188
email: Ramona.Blanes@glasgow.ac.uk

Adam Smith Business School, Level 6, Room 631, East Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott Building, Glasgow G12 8QQ

ORCID iDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-9883-5131

Biography

Ramona has more than 20 years of experience working in senior positions in financial services and management consultancy organisations. She has worked in Asia and Europe, and with clients and colleagues in Asia, Europe, Latin America, North America and the Middle East.

Ramona has a MBA specialising in Islamic Banking and Finance. Her PhD research explored the concept of Public Value and the Public Sector Reforms through the lens of Intelligent Transportation Systems.

Research interests

Ramona is a member of the Services and Operations Management research cluster.

Areas of expertise:

  • Business ethics
  • Financial services and technologies
  • Public value
  • Public sector reform
  • Reverse innovation

Publications

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2021

Badge, A.V., Blanes, R. and Mohd Isa, S. (2021) Exploring Sustainable Transportation Development in Penang: Stakeholders' Perspectives of the Penang Transport Master Plan. In: 2nd Bukittinggi International Conference on Education (BICED), West Sumatera, Indonesia, 14-15 Sept 2020, 012080. (doi:10.1088/1742-6596/1779/1/012080)

2020

Glanowski, C. M., Blanes, R. and Tan, C. L. (2020) Striving Toward a Circular Economy: A Case Study of a Zero Single-Use Plastic Policy in Pearl of the Orient (Penang). In: First ASEAN Business, Environment, and Technology Symposium (ABEATS 2019), Penang, Malaysia, 2-4 Dec 2019, pp. 87-92. ISBN 9789462529687 (doi:10.2991/aebmr.k.200514.020)

Yang, S., Isa, S. M., Ramayah, T., Blanes, R. and Kiumarsi, S. (2020) The effects of destination brand personality on Chinese tourists' revisit intention to Glasgow: an examination across gender. Journal of International Consumer Marketing, 32(5), pp. 435-452. (doi: 10.1080/08961530.2020.1717400)

2019

Yang, S., Isa, S. M., Ramayah, T. and Blanes, R. (2019) The Development of a Conceptual Framework on the Brand Personality, Self-Congruity and Tourist Loyalty: the Moderator Role of Tourist Emotional Experience. In: 9th Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Marketing and Management Conference, Portsmouth, UK, 09-12 Jul 2019, pp. 532-534. ISBN 9780996424448

2015

Blanes, R. , Paton, R. A. and Docherty, I. (2015) Public Value of Intelligent Transportation System. In: IEEE 48th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Kauai, HI, USA, 5-8 Jan 2015, pp. 1389-1399. ISBN 9781479973675 (doi:10.1109/HICSS.2015.170)

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Number of items: 5.

Articles

Yang, S., Isa, S. M., Ramayah, T., Blanes, R. and Kiumarsi, S. (2020) The effects of destination brand personality on Chinese tourists' revisit intention to Glasgow: an examination across gender. Journal of International Consumer Marketing, 32(5), pp. 435-452. (doi: 10.1080/08961530.2020.1717400)

Conference Proceedings

Badge, A.V., Blanes, R. and Mohd Isa, S. (2021) Exploring Sustainable Transportation Development in Penang: Stakeholders' Perspectives of the Penang Transport Master Plan. In: 2nd Bukittinggi International Conference on Education (BICED), West Sumatera, Indonesia, 14-15 Sept 2020, 012080. (doi:10.1088/1742-6596/1779/1/012080)

Glanowski, C. M., Blanes, R. and Tan, C. L. (2020) Striving Toward a Circular Economy: A Case Study of a Zero Single-Use Plastic Policy in Pearl of the Orient (Penang). In: First ASEAN Business, Environment, and Technology Symposium (ABEATS 2019), Penang, Malaysia, 2-4 Dec 2019, pp. 87-92. ISBN 9789462529687 (doi:10.2991/aebmr.k.200514.020)

Yang, S., Isa, S. M., Ramayah, T. and Blanes, R. (2019) The Development of a Conceptual Framework on the Brand Personality, Self-Congruity and Tourist Loyalty: the Moderator Role of Tourist Emotional Experience. In: 9th Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Marketing and Management Conference, Portsmouth, UK, 09-12 Jul 2019, pp. 532-534. ISBN 9780996424448

Blanes, R. , Paton, R. A. and Docherty, I. (2015) Public Value of Intelligent Transportation System. In: IEEE 48th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Kauai, HI, USA, 5-8 Jan 2015, pp. 1389-1399. ISBN 9781479973675 (doi:10.1109/HICSS.2015.170)

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Grants

  • 2019: “Ethnicity and everyday Life: A case study of Chinese Kelantanese”. (Funded by University Sains Malaysia: £4,000)
  • 2018: “Strategies of China’s EMNEs for Reverse Innovation”. (Funded by Liverpool John Moores University: £3,000)

Supervision

Ramona is interested in supervising projects in the following areas:

  • Public value and public sector reforms
  • Alternative finance including FinTech
  • Reverse innovation
  • Marginalised community

Teaching

  • Customer relationship management 
  • FinTech: Alternative finance 
  • Internationalisation strategies 
  • Managing public sector transformation
  • Managing strategic change

 

Additional information

Awards

  • Citigroup Global Quality Award 2002
  • Citibank Global Relationship Award (Merrill Lynch) 1998
  • Citibank Global Relationship Award (Nomura) 1997