Expertise

  • Public Policy and Strategic Negotiations

Research Interests

  • Leadership, stakeholder engagement, public policy processes and design, public-private partnerships and inclusive business.
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Manuel J. De Vera

Assistant Professor
Executive Director, TeaM Energy Center for Bridging Leadership

Academic Background

  • Master in Public Administration, Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government (USA)
  • Bachelor of Science in Political Science, University of the Philippines, Diliman

Program Certificates

  • Global Colloquium on Participant Centered Learning, Harvard Business School (USA)
  • Training on the evaluation of social programs, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA)
  • Leadership and Management for Business Integrity in Emerging Markets (2011) and Mediation (2015) Central European University (Hungary)
     

Professional and Academic Experience

  • Office of the President, Republic of the Philippines
  • House of Representatives, Congress of the Philippines

PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS

  • Gavino Jr., J. C., De Vera, M. J., Verzosa, C., Indoyon, K. F., & Bello, R. P. (2020). Stakeholder analysis and identification for social change programmes in conflict settings. Journal of Peacebuilding & Development, 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1177/1542316620962443.
  • De Vera, M. J., Corpuz, J. E. R., & Ramos, D. D. P. (2016). Towards understanding a multi-stakeholder approach in a youth leadership development program. International Journal of Public Leadership, 12(2), 143-153. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJPL-12-2015-0029.
  • Manuela Jr., W. S., & De Vera, M. J. (2015). The impact of government failure on tourism in the Philippines. Transport Policy, 43, 11-22. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tranpol.2015.05.016.
  • Stevens, G., & De Vera, M. J. (2015). Action learning: Cultural differences. Action Learning: Research and Practice, 12(2), 215-223. https://doi.org/10.1080/14767333.2015.1049460.

PEER-REVIEWED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

  • De Vera, M. J., Gavino Jr., J. C., & Portugal, E. J. (2015). Grit and superior work performance in an Asian context. Proceedings of the 11th International Business and Social Science Research. Dubai, UAE.
  • Basuil, D. A., De Vera, M. J., & Confesor, N. R. (2013). The role of mimicry on outcome distribution in computer-mediated negotiation. Academy of Management Proceedings. United States: Academy of Management. https://doi.org/10.5465/ambpp.2013.13291abstract.

BOOK CHAPTERS

  • Jones, M., & De Vera, M. J. (2014). The need for PPP arrangements to make business pro-poor and green.” In J. M. Luz & J. Modesto (Eds.), Market Solutions to Public Needs: Mainstreaming Poverty Alleviation Initiatives in ASEAN. Singapore: Cengage.
  • Galang, R. M. N., & De Vera, M. J., (2013). Building integrity among organizations in Southeast Asia. In A. Stachowicz-Stanusch & W. Amann (Eds.), Business Integrity in Practice-Insights from International Case Studies (pp. 131-148). United States: Business Expert Press.

CASE STUDIES

  • Zafra, M. A. G., Manuela Jr., W. S., de Vera, M. J., & Golamco, A. G. (2020). Hijo Resources Corporation: Integrating sustainability into day-to-day operations. Ivey ID: 9B20M198. London, Canada: Ivey Publishing.
  • Mendoza, R. U., De Vera, M. J., & Siriban, C. (2014). Should my NGO go on a “pork barrel diet”? The case of the Priority Development Assistance Fund in the Philippines. Emerging Markets Case Studies, 4(7). https://doi.org/10.1108/EEMCS-03-2014-0063.

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