Dr Villavicencio has been distinguished with: Alfonso Caso Medal (2017) awarded by UNAM to the Most Distinguished Graduate of the Doctoral Program; the Best Work on Organizational Psychology - European Award (2010), presented by the European Consortium of Universities of the Program in Work, Organization and Personnel Psychology; and the National Prize for Work Psychology (2006), conferred by the Society of Applied Psychology.
He has been invited as a lecturer to various events in Mexico, Portugal, France, Bulgaria, Spain, Norway, among others. His publications can be found in national and international magazines and scientific journals. He has participated as scientific reviewer at "Contaduría y Administración" and "Psychology in Russia" Journals; he is also scientific reviewer at the International Academy of Business and Economics and member of the Editorial Committee of the Review of Business Research Journal. He is also an independent researcher in the field of Administration Sciences as well as in Organizational, Health and Work Psychology and Human Resources.
He has participated as Director of: Organizational Development, Human Resources, Internal Communication and Quality Management areas, at Public Administration and in private initiative as Director of Human Capital, Organizational Development and Quality. He has also participated as Sr. Consultant in Mexico, Portugal, Spain and Italy. Since 2015 he works as Director of Consulting, Research and Executive Training at MAIER Consulting Group, SC. 


·       Ph.D., Business Administration (MAGNA CUM LAUDE), National Autonomous University of Mexico.

·       M.Res., Organizational Development, Institute of Postgraduated Studies in Sciences and Humanities.

·       M.Res., Industrial/Organizational Psychology, ALMA MATER STUDIORUM University of Bologna.

·       M.Res., Work, Organizational and Personnel Psychology, University of Barcelona

·       M.Sc., Education, Universidad Anáhuac.

·       B.A., Psychology, National Autonomous University of Mexico.

Teaching specialties

Organizational Development

Strategic Planing & Management

Work, Industrial/Organizational and Personnel Psychology

International Human Resources Management

Economic Behavior

Business Administration

Business Research

Market Research


Business Consulting

Evidence-Based Management

Research interests


International Association of Applied Psychology

American Psychological Association

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