Maria Victoria Caparas

An Associate Professor at the University of Asia and the Pacific – School of Management, she conducts research on people management with focus on work-family balance, manager-subordinate trust relationships, diversity and inclusion.

In her role as lead faculty for human resource courses, Dr. Caparas has recently introduced simulation-based training in the UA&P School of Management to give students the hands-on practice they need before they enter the corporate world. Dr. Caparas teaches masteral courses in organizational behavior, human resource management and management research methods. She gives seminars on work-life integration to companies.

For the past several years, Dr. Caparas has maintained an active affiliation at the International Center of Work and Family and the Cross-cultural Management Network, IESE Business School, in Barcelona. During her sabbatical year in 2006, she was the first Visiting Scholar of Catalyst, Inc. in New York City (U.S). Dr. Caparas received her Ph.D. in Management from University of Navarre (Spain), her Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of London (U.K.), and her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration summa cum laude from University of the East (Philippines). She was a topnotcher in the national board examination for Certified Public Accountants. Currently, she is a member of the Academy of Management (AOM) serving as a reviewer for its two conferences (2012-13) and is an Ambassador of the AOM-Human Resources Division. She manages her own firm MV Q Caparas Management Consultancy Services.