GERLI Fabrizio

Position Associate Professor
Telephone 041 234 8735
E-mail - Ca' Foscari Competency Centre (CFCC) - Competenze Emotive e Sviluppo Individuale
Fax 041 234 8701
Website (personal record)
Office Department of Management
Sito web struttura:
Where: San Giobbe
Office Ca' Foscari Competency Centre (CFCC)
Sito web struttura:
Where: Ca' Dolfin - Saoneria
Research Institute Research Institute for Innovation Management
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Fabrizio Gerli is Associate Professor of Business Organization and Human Resources Management at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, where he received his Ph.D. in Management with a doctoral dissertation on “Competency Development in Managerial Education”.

He is also one of the founders and the Director of the Ca' Foscari Competency Centre (a research centre aimed to improve individuals' performance and employability through the development of behavioral competencies) and the Scientific Coordinator of post-graduate courses in Human Resources Management at Ca’ Foscari.

Since 2015 he has been also Delegate of the Rector for the Career Service.

He has been in charge of several research projects funded by the Italian Ministry of Labor, the Italian Ministry of Research, the European Institute of Public Administration and the European Social Fund. He has been visiting professor at HIBA (Higher Institute for Business Administration) in Damascus. He was also the founder and Scientific Director of the Master Program in Innovation Management and the Scientific Director of the full-time MBA at Fondazione CUOA Business School, where he was also the Scientific Director of the Competency Development Department. He has also been member of the Board of Directors of Fondazione Università Ca' Foscari.

He is also Associate Editor of Frontiers in Psychology (section Organizational Psychology), member of the Editorial Board of the Engaged Management Review and peer reviewer for some management journals. In 2011 he was appointed as member of the Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations.

His research interests embrace the fields of Human Resources Management, Organizational Design and Organizational Behaviour. Some of his recent research activities include inter-firm and inter-industry competency modeling, the impact of management education on the emotional competency portfolio, the relationship between emotional competencies and career advancement, the relation between entrepreneurs’ competencies and their firm’s performance, the key jobs’ competency portfolio in specific industries (such as footwear, automobile, food, furniture, internet), the role of individual competencies in the implementation of lean manufacturing, the HR outsourcing processes and the impact of different organizational learning orientations on the individuals.

His research has been presented in several international conferences and workshops, such as AOM (Academy of Management), EURAM (European Academy of Management), BAM (British Academy of Management), EGOS (European Group of Organizational Studies), IWHRM (International Workshop on Human Resources Management), ICEI (International Congress of Emotional Intelligence), EUROMA (European Operations Management Association) and ISBE (Institute for Small Business Entrepreneurship) and has been published in various journals, including: Industrial Relations, Frontiers in Organizational Psychology, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Journal of Small Business Management, European Management Journal, Journal of Management Development, Cross Cultural Management, International Journal of Training and Development.

2002 - Best Paper Award at the British Academy of Management Annual Conference for the paper: Camuffo, Gerli, (2002) Innovation in Competency-Based Management Education: The Case of an Italian MBA.
2006 - Award for Best Teaching, Faculty of Economics, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice.
2012 - Distinguished Track Paper Award in Quality Management and Lean Operations by the Decision Sciences Institute for the paper "Modeling Management in Lean Production Environments: A Study of Italian SMEs".
2015 - Award for Best Teaching, Department of Management, Ca' Foscari University of Venice.
2015 - Best Paper in Networks and Innovation Track, Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship for the paper: Gerli, Bonesso, Cortellazzo, 2015, Entrepreneurs' behavioural competencies and social network for innovation generation, ISBE Conference, Glasgow.
2015 - Wharton-QS Stars "Reimagine Education" Awards, shortlisted project "PerFORMARE EmotivaMENTE", section "Nurturing Employability", Philadelphia.
2015 - Award for Best Teaching, Department of Management, Ca' Foscari University of Venice.
2016 - Award for Best Teaching of the Ca' Foscari University of Venice.
2016 - Award for Best Teaching, Department of Management, Ca' Foscari University of Venice.
2017 - Award for Best Teaching, Department of Management, Ca' Foscari University of Venice.
2018 - Award for Best Teaching, Department of Management, Ca' Foscari University of Venice.