Xavier Sobrepere

Post-doctoral researcher (Oberassistent)



Xavier Sobrepere has a background in Industrial Engineering, but in 2011 he refocused his professional career and became a researcher at IESE Business School (Barcelona). There, Xavier took his PhD in Management. His research focuses on how decision makers' cognitive limitations affect organizational outcomes. Before joining UZH, Xavier has been involved in teaching econometrics at UIC (Barcelona) as well as mentoring undergraduate students in their Final Grade Project.

Research interests

  • Organizational risk-taking
  • Performance feedback and organizational response
  • Upper Echelon Managers
  • Managerial Discretion


  • Global Strategic Management (Lecture with Practical Exercises, Master level)