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PhD in Management


Information on educational activities

Marta Colombini


Department of Management
San Giobbe, Cannaregio 873, 30121 Venice (Italy)



Prof. Francesco Zirpoli,  coordinator of the Faculty Board

Research fields: Organizational routines, network governance, organization boundary decisions, and the organization of innovation processes.

Two selected publications (for a full list of publications please click here)

Teaching Committee

Prof. Giovanni Favero, deputy coordinator of the Faculty Board

Research fields: Organizational history, historical methods for management research, ethnostatistics, accounting history.

Two selected publications (for a full list of publications please click here)

  • G. Favero, S. Stoycheva Research methodology for ethnostatistics in organization studies: towards a historical ethnostatistics in JOURNAL OF ORGANIZATIONAL ETHNOGRAPHY, vol. 9, pp. 327-342 (ISSN 2046-6749)DOI - URL correlato - Scheda ARCA: 10278/3729762
  • Perchard, A., MacKenzie, N., Decker, S.,  Favero, G., Clio in the business school: Historical approaches in strategy, international business and entrepreneurship in BUSINESS HISTORY, vol. 59, pp. 904-927 (ISSN 0007-6791)
    DOI - URL correlato - Scheda ARCA: 10278/3685597

Prof. Francesco RullaniJob market officer

Research fields: self-organized digital innovation, digital impact, social innovation and social entrepreneurship.

Two selected publications (for a full list of publications please click here)

  • Francesco Rullani, Karin Beukel and Matteo De Angelis (2021). Anti-counterfeiting strategy unfolded: A closer look to the case of a large multinational manufacturer, Strategic Management Journal, 42, 2084–2103
  • Luca Mongelli, Pietro Versari, Francesco Rullani, Antonino Vaccaro (2018) Made in Carcere: Integral Human Development in extreme conditions, Journal of Business Ethics, 152, 977–995

Prof. Sara Bonesso

Research fields: Assessment and development of emotional and social competencies in higher education, project-based open innovation, absorptive capacity, behavioral competencies for innovation and entrepreneurship, social capital formation in emerging innovative start-ups.

Two selected publications (for a full list of publications please click here)

  • Bonesso Sara, Bruni Elena, Gerli Fabrizio, 2020, Behavioral competencies of digital professionals. Understanding the role of emotional intelligence , Palgrave Macmillan (ISBN 978-3-030-33577-9)
    DOI - Scheda ARCA: 10278/3720978
  • Bonesso Sara; Gerli Fabrizio; Pizzi Claudio; Boyatzis Richard Eleftherios, 2020. The role of intangible human capital in innovation diversification: Linking behavioral competencies with different types of innovation in INDUSTRIAL AND CORPORATE CHANGE, vol. 29, pp. 681-681 (ISSN 1464-3650)
    DOI - Scheda ARCA: 10278/3720129

Prof. Vincenzo Bove

Research fields: Civil-military relations, defence economics, international migration, military interventions, political economics, quantitative methods and terrorism

Prof. Anna Cabigiosu

Research fields: Modularity in design, collaborative innovation, network contract, knowledge intensive business services, dominant design, integration of external sources of innovation.

Two selected publications (for a full list of publications please click here)

  • Cabigiosu, Anna Sustainable development and incumbents' open innovation strategies for a greener competence‐destroying technology: The case of electric vehicles in BUSINESS STRATEGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT, vol. 1 (ISSN 0964-4733)
  • Cabigiosu A.; Zirpoli F.; Camuffo A. Modularity, interfaces definition and the integration of external sources of innovation in the automotive industry in RESEARCH POLICY, vol. 42, pp. 662-675 (ISSN 0048-7333)

Prof. Anna Comacchio

Research fields: Organisation, innovation, crowdsourcing, innovative start-ups, human resource management and competencies.

Prof. Michela Cordazzo

Research fields: Financial reporting, international comparative accounting, and market-based accounting.

Two selected publications (for a full list of publications please click here):

  • Michela Cordazzo; Laura Bini; Giuseppe Marzo Does the EU Directive on non-financial information influence the value relevance of ESG disclosure? Italian evidence in BUSINESS STRATEGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT, vol. 29, pp. 3470-3483 (ISSN 1099-0836)
    DOI - Scheda ARCA: 10278/3727614 
  • Michela, Cordazzo; Paola Rossi The influence of IFRS mandatory adoption on the value relevance of intangible assets in Italy in JOURNAL OF APPLIED ACCOUNTING RESEARCH, vol. 21, pp. 415-436 (ISSN 0967-5426)
    DOI - URL correlato - Scheda ARCA: 10278/3692289 

Prof. Marco Fasan

Research fields: Accounting, Corporate Governance, Sustainability.

Two selected publications (for a full list of publications please click here)

  • Fasan M, Gotti G.; Roberts S.G.; Robertson C.B.J. Language in Economics and Accounting Research: The Role of Linguistic History in INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ACCOUNTING, vol. 56 (3) (ISSN 1094-4060)
  • Flores E.; Fasan Marco; Mendes-da-Silva W.; Sampaio J.O. Integrated reporting and capital markets in an international setting: The role of financial analysts in BUSINESS STRATEGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT, vol. 28, pp. 1465-1480 (ISSN 0964-4733)

Prof. Vladi Finotto

Research fields: Entrepreneurship, evolution of higher education systems, manufacturing-innovation colocation, distributed innovation, strategy.

Prof. Claudio Giachetti

Research fields: Competitive dynamics, corporate strategy, product innovation, imitation, competitive analysis.

Two selected publications (for a full list of publications please click here)

Prof. Pietro Lanzini 

Research fields: Consumer behavior, sustainability, sustainable mobility, behavioral spillover, Corporate Social Responsibility.

Two selected publications (for a full list of publications please click here)

  • Lanzini, P. (2017). Responsible Citizens and Sustainable Consumer Behavior: New Interpretative Frameworks. Routledge. hdl.handle.net/10278/3694922
  • Lanzini, P., & Khan, S. A. (2017). Shedding light on the psychological and behavioral determinants of travel mode choice: A meta-analysis. Transportation research part F: traffic psychology and behaviour, 48, 13-27. hdl.handle.net/10278/3687076

Prof. Maria Lusiani

Research fields: Management accounting, strategy-as-practice, accounting-as-practice,  qualitative research methods, public and non-profit management.

Prof. Maurizio Massaro

Research fields: Strategy innovation, business model innovation, intellectual capital, knowledge management.

Prof. Christine Mauracher

Research fields: consumer behavior, agri-food marketing, wine business.

Prof. Anna Moretti

Research fields:  Network governance, network failure, collaborative innovation, trust, inter-organizational relationships in the automotive industry, tourism destination management and governance.

Two selected publications (for a full list of publications please click here)

  • Moretti, Anna The Network Organization. A Governance perspective on structure, dynamics, and performance , Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan (ISBN 978-3-319-52092-6; 978-3-319-52093-3)
  • DOI - Scheda ARCA: 10278/3686396 
  • Moretti, Anna; Zirpoli, Francesco A Dynamic Theory of Network Failure: The Case of the Venice Film Festival and the Local Hospitality System in ORGANIZATION STUDIES, vol. 37, pp. 607-633 (ISSN 0170-8406)
    DOI - URL correlato - Scheda ARCA: 10278/3673293 

Prof. Massimiliano Nuccio

Research fields: Digital innovation, business analytics, cultural and creative industries, urban and regional studies

Two selected publications (for a full list of publications please click here)

  • Guerzoni, M., Nava, C.R. and Nuccio, M., 2021. Start-ups survival through a crisis. Combining machine learning with econometrics to measure innovation. Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 30(5), pp.468-493.
  • Nuccio, M. and Guerzoni, M., 2019. Big data: Hell or heaven? Digital platforms and market power in the data-driven economy. Competition & Change, 23(3), pp.312-328.

Prof. Gabriele Paolacci

Research fields: Consumer behavior, judgment and decision-making, behavioral research methods.

Two selected publications (for a full list of publications please click here)

  • Leung, E., Paolacci, G., Puntoni, S. (2018). Man versus Machine: Resisting Automation in Identity-Based Consumer Behavior. Journal of Marketing Research, 55(6), 818-831.
  • Rick, S., Paolacci, G., Burson, K. (2018). Income Tax and the Motivation to Work. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 31(5), 619-631.

Prof. Fabrizio Panozzo

Research fields: Sociological and philosophical approaches to management, critical management studies, management of arts and culture, public and nonprofit management.

Prof. Alessandra Perri

Research fields: Innovation strategies in multinational firms and their subsidiaries, knowledge spillover from foreign direct investment, international knowledge sourcing, emerging countries’ technological catch-up, international knowledge networks and connectivity.

Two selected publications:

  • A Marino, R Mudambi, A Perri, VG Scalera Ties that bind: Ethnic inventors in multinational enterprises’ knowledge integration and exploitation Research Policy 49 (9), 103956 
  • VG Scalera, A Perri, TJ Hannigan Knowledge connectedness within and across home country borders: Spatial heterogeneity and the technological scope of firm innovations Journal of International Business Studies 49 (8), 990-1009

Prof. Raffaele Pesenti

Research fields: Logistics, transportation, optimization, mean field games, complex systems, efficiency assessment.

Two selected publications (for a full list of publications please click here)

  • Franco Blanchini, Daniele Casagrande, Filippo Fabiani, Giulia Giordano, David Palma, Raffaele Pesenti A threshold mechanism ensures minimum‑path flow in lightning discharge in SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, vol. 11, pp. 280 (ISSN 2045-2322)
    DOI - Scheda ARCA: 10278/3733961 
  • Raffaele Pesenti; Paola Pellegrini; Joaquin Rodriguez Efficient train re-routing and rescheduling: valid inequalities and reformulation of RECIFE-MILP in TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH PART B-METHODOLOGICAL, vol. 120, pp. 33-48 (ISSN 0191-2615)
    DOI - Scheda ARCA: 10278/3708789 

Prof. Ugo Rigoni

Research fields: Bank management, behavioural finance, business sustainability, investment services and securities industry.

Two selected publications (for a full list of publications please click here)

  • 2020, Giorgia Simion, Elisa Cavezzali, Siva Nathan, Ugo Rigoni Market discipline on bank bond issues through the lens of a new forward‐looking measure of loan quality in EUROPEAN FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, vol. 26, pp. 1350-1384 (ISSN 1468-036X)
    DOI - Scheda ARCA: 10278/3726390
  • 2018, Hussain, Nazim; Rigoni, Ugo; Orij, René P. Corporate Governance and Sustainability Performance: Analysis of Triple Bottom Line Performance in JOURNAL OF BUSINESS ETHICS, vol. 149, pp. 411-432 (ISSN 0167-4544)
    DOI - URL correlato - Scheda ARCA: 10278/3668190

Prof. Chiara Saccon

Research fields: Financial reporting, international comparative accounting, group accounting, auditing, harmonization and convergence processes in accounting regulation, accounting theories.

Prof. Marco Tolotti

Research fields: Contagion models with applications to credit risk, dynamics of conformism attitudes in random utility models with social interactions, price formation in market games with many interacting and boundedly rational agents.

Two selected publications (for a full list of publications please click here)

  • Tolotti, Marco; Yepez, Jorge Hotelling-Bertrand duopoly competition under firm-specific network effects in JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC BEHAVIOR & ORGANIZATION, vol. 176, pp. 105-128 (ISSN 0167-2681)
  • Marsiglio, Simone; Tolotti, Marco Motivation crowding-out and green-paradox-like outcomes in JOURNAL OF PUBLIC ECONOMIC THEORY, vol. 22, pp. 1559-1583 (ISSN 1097-3923)  http://hdl.handle.net/10278/3725358

Prof. Massimo Warglien

Research fields: Laboratory experiments on individual and interactive behaviour, language, culture and cognition, complex systems, digital humanities.

Last update: 22/06/2022