Mírian Oliveira is a professor and researcher at Business School, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS), Brazil and invited professor at Lisbon School of Economics and Management, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal. She obtained her doctoral degree in Business Administration from the UFRGS in 1999. Her current research interests include Knowledge Management, Knowledge Sharing, Knowledge Hiding, Knowledge Hoarding and Research Method. Her research on these topics has been published widely (e.g. in Journal of Knowledge Management, Knowledge and Process Management, Computers in Human Behavior, and Journal of Business Research).