UNIVERSITY OF ROME TOR VERGATA
Department of Business
Government Philosophy Studies
GIANPAOLO ABATECOLA, PHD.
PERSONAL DETAILS
(Update: February, 22th, 2014)
Nationality:
Italian
Current Position:
Senior Research Fellow in Management
Qualified as Associate Professor in Management
(NSQ - National Scientific Qualification1, 2012)
Institution:
Tor Vergata University
(ranked 38 in the 2013/14 QS World University Ranking “Top 50
Under 50”)
Office:
Department of Business Government Philosophy Studies
Via Columbia 2, 00133, Rome, Italy
Phone Numbers:
+39(0)6-72595518 (Office); +39(0)6-72595804 (Fax)
E-mail:
[email protected]
Home page:
http://economia.uniroma2.it/igf/afferenti/17-29/gianpaolo-abatecola
Twitter Name:
LinkedIn:
Academia.Edu:
@GAbatecola
http://it.linkedin.com/pub/gianpaolo-abatecola/42/5b3/549/
http://uniroma2.academia.edu/GianpaoloAbatecola
Marital Status:
Single
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NSQ - National Scientific Qualification (art. 16 of the Italian law 30 December 2010, n. 240): this regulation
defines a new procedure for the University Professor position recruiting, based on scientific qualification criteria. A
national commission evaluates and assesses the candidates scientific qualification. The 2012 full evaluation for the
candidates to Associate Professorship in Management can be downloaded at the following institutional link:
https://abilitazione.cineca.it/ministero.php/public/elencodomande/settore/13%252FB2/fascia/2.
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EXTENDED CURRICULUM VITAE
CONTENTS
(Update: February, 22th, 2014)
 1. PROFILE SUMMARY
 2. EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
 3. EDUCATION AND DEGREE
 4. RESEARCH
4.1. INTERESTS
4.2. PUBLICATIONS
4.2.1. Journal Articles
4.2.2. Monographs
4.2.3. Edited Books and Journal Special Issues
4.2.4. Chapters in Edited Books
4.2.5. Book Reviews
4.3. PROJECTS
4.4. SERVICE
4.4.1. Editorial Appointments
4.4.2. Reviewing Activities
4.4.3. Academic Memberships
4.4.3. Conference Commitment and Presentations
 5. ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES
 6. TEACHING
6.1. TEACHING EXPERIENCE
6.2. TEACHING EVALUATIONS
6.3. STUDENTS’ SUPERVISION
 7. WORK EXPERIENCE
 8. HONORS AND AWARDS
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1. PROFILE SUMMARY
Gianpaolo Abatecola is a Senior Research Fellow in Management at the University of Rome Tor
Vergata, which has been ranked 38 in the 2013/14 QS World University Ranking “Top 50 Under
50”. Under the supervision of Prof. Roberto Cafferata, Dr. Abatecola earned a Degree (laurea) in
Business Administration and Management, and a PhD. in Management and Organizational
Behavior (both completed at Tor Vergata). He then served the Sant’Anna School of Advanced
Studies in Pisa as a post-doc scholar. In December 2013, he received the National Scientific
Qualification as Associate Professor in Management.
Dr. Abatecola’s research interests mainly lie in the following fields: evolutionary approaches to the
theory of the firm; organizational adaptation and life cycle; decision making, behavioral strategy,
and executives’ personality; corporate crisis and turnaround. Among the various outlets, he has
published (or is forthcoming) in the following “4” and “3” ranked journals (ANVUR2, 2012):
European Management Journal (4, single authored), Futures (4, single authored), Management
Decision (4, single authored); Corporate Governance (3, co-authored), International Journal of
Management (3, co-authored), Journal of Management and Governance (3, co-authored), Journal of
Management History (3, co-authored). Also, he has co-guest edited (or he is currently) special
issues for the Journal Management and Governance and for the International Journal of
Globalisation and Small Business.
With an average evaluation of 3.67 out 4, at Tor Vergata Dr. Abatecola currently teaches: 1.
General Management – Module I “Enterprise Evolution” (graduate level, taught in English, Master
of Science in Business Administration); 2. Advanced Management (graduate level, taught in
English, Master of Science in European Economy and Business Law); 3. Managerial Decision
Making (graduate level, taught in Italian, Master of Science in Economics and Management). In this
University, he also taught Enterprise Management and Evolution” (graduate level, taught in
English, Master of Science in Business Administration) and Real Estate Management (graduate
level, taught in Italian, Master of Science in Economics and Management).
Over time, Dr. Abatecola has also taught, as Visiting Professor, or Guest Lecturer, in the following
foreign Universities: Sheffield University Management School and Sheffield Hallam Business
School (UK), LEE University (USA), Metropolia Business School (Finland), Inholland University
of Applied Sciences (The Netherlands), Instituto Superior de Comunicacao Empresarial (Portugal).
Since 2012, Dr. Abatecola has been serving the European Academy of Management as the co-chair
of the track on “Darwinism, Organizational Evolution, and Survival”. At the same time, he is also
an active member of the American Academy of Management and of the Strategic Management
Society.
An active reviewer for a number of management journals, Dr. Abatecola currently serves the
Editorial Board of: Current Progress Journal, Graduate Journal of Research, and Undergraduate
Journal of Research.
Finally, he serves Tor Vergata as: 1. a faculty member of the PhD. programme in Business
Administration; 2. a faculty member of the Master of Science in Business Administration; 3. the
co-programme manager of the Master’s Degree in Real Estate Management; 4. the managing cosupervisor of the partnership between the Department of Business Government Philosophy Studies
and CONSEL – ELIS Corporate School. He supervises a number of students at both doctoral and
graduate level.
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ANVUR = Agenzia Nazionale di Valutazione del Sistema Universitario e della Ricerca (National Agency for the
Evaluation of the Italian University System and Research).
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2. EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
 December, 23rd, 2013 - present: Qualified as Associate Professor in Management (NSQ,
2012).
 October, 1st, 2011 - present: Senior Research Fellow in Management, Tor Vergata
University, Department of Business Government Philosophy Studies.
 October, 1st, 2008 – September, 30th, 2011: Research Fellow in Management (equivalent
to Assistant Professor, tenure track), Tor Vergata University, School of Economics,
Department of Business Studies.
3. EDUCATION AND DEGREE
 2008: Advanced Course in “Entrepreneurship”, Norwegian School of Management – BI
(Oslo, Norway).
 2007/08: Post-doctoral Fellowship, Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies (Pisa, Italy).
Supervisor: Prof. Marco Frey.
 2006/07: PhD. in “Management and Organizational Behavior”, Tor Vergata University
(Rome, Italy). Supervisor: Prof. Roberto Cafferata.
 2006/07: Master’s Degree in “Real Estate Management”, Tor Vergata University. Final
Evaluation: 110/110 cum laude.
 2006/07: Master’s Degree in “Corporate Citizenship”, Foundation for Active Citizenship –
FONDACA (Rome, Italy).
 2005: Summer School on “Methods for Scientific Research”, Italian Academy of Business
Administration - AIDEA (Naples, Italy).
 2005: Academic English Course (Advanced Level), Westminster University (London, UK).
Final Evaluation: excellent.
 2004: Summer School (tutorship) on “Chandlerian Corporations versus Network Based
Firms: Governance and Performance”, IRI Foundation (Pisa, Italy).
 2001/02: Degree (laurea) in “Business Administration” (four-year programme), Tor Vergata
University. Supervisor: Prof. Roberto Cafferata. Final Evaluation: 110/110 cum laude.
 1997: High School Diploma, Classical Lyceum (humanistic studies, five-year programme)
Norberto Turriziani (Frosinone, Italy). Final evaluation: 60/60. In this year, he was also
selected by his school to attend the “Certamen Ciceronianum Arpinas” International
Competition (for translators and commentators of Latin texts).
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4. RESEARCH
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Evolutionary Approaches to the Theory of the Firm.
Organizational Adaptation and Life Cycle.
Decision Making, Behavioral Strategy, and Executives’ Personality.
Corporate Crisis and Turnaround.
(Industries: Automotive, Energy, Real Estate)
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4.2.1. Journal Articles
1. Abatecola G. (in press), “Untangling Self-Reinforcing Processes in Managerial Decision
Making. Co-Evolving Heuristics?”, Management Decision.
2. Abatecola G., Farina V., Gordini N. (2014, in press), “Board Effectiveness in Corporate
Crises. Lessons from the Evolving Empirical Research”, Corporate Governance, 14(5).
3. Abatecola G. (2013), “Research in Organizational Evolution. What Comes Next?”,
European Management Journal, dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.emj.2013.07.008.
4. Abatecola G. (2013), “Survival or Failure within the Organizational Life Cycle. What
Lessons for Managers?”, Journal of General Management, 38(4): 23-38.
5. Abatecola G., Mandarelli G., Poggesi S. (2013), “The Personality Factor: How Top
Management Teams Make Decisions. A Literature Review”, Journal of Management and
Governance, 17(4): 1073-1100.
6. Abatecola G., Caputo A., Mari M., Poggesi S. (2013), “Real Estate Management: Past,
Present, and Future Research Directions”, International Journal of Globalisation and Small
Business, 5(1/2): 98-113.
7. Abatecola G. (2012), “Interpreting Corporate Crises: Towards a Co-Evolutionary
Approach”, Futures, 44(10): 860-869.
8. Abatecola G. (2012), “Organizational Adaptation. An Update”, International Journal of
Organizational Analysis, 20(3): 274-293.
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The title of those publications which have not been written in English has been left in its original language.
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9. Abatecola G., Cafferata R., Poggesi S. (2012), “Arthur Stinchcombe's Liability of Newness.
Contribution and Impact of the Construct”, Journal of Management History, 18(4): 402-418.
10. Abatecola G., Caputo A., Mari M., Poggesi S. (2012), “Relations among Corporate
Governance, Codes of Conduct and the Profitability of Public Utilities”, International
Journal of Management, 29(2): 611-626.
11. Abatecola G., Caputo A., Mari M., Poggesi S. (2011), “Corporate governance e
performance delle società per azioni. Un'analisi empirica delle public utilities quotate alla
Borsa Valori di Milano”, Finanza Marketing e Produzione, 2: 36-68.
12. Abatecola G., Poggesi S. (2010), “Corporate Governance and Performance: Evidence from
the Italian Listed Local Public Utilities (2000-08)”, International Journal of Public
Administration, 33(11): 534-540.
13. Cafferata R., Abatecola G., Poggesi S. (2009), “Revisiting Stinchcombe's Liability of
Newness: A Systematic Literature Review”, International Journal of Globalisation and
Small Business, 3(4): 374-392.
14. Abatecola G. (2009), “Bridging Adaptation Perspectives to Explore Corporate Crisis
Determinants. Evidence from Fiat”, International Journal of Business & Economics, 8(1):
163-184.
15. Abatecola G., Di Carlo E. (2007), “Criticità nel rapporto tra sistema finanziario e imprese in
Italia”, Economia e Diritto del Terziario, 1: 29-48.
16. Abatecola G. (2007), “Teorie dell'adattamento e crisi d'impresa: evidenze dal caso Fiat”,
Finanza Marketing e Produzione, 4: 27-51.
17. Abatecola G., Poggesi S. (2007), “Governance e performance delle imprese italiane di
servizi pubblici locali quotate: un'analisi empirica”, Economia Pubblica, 37(3/4): 99-118.
18. Abatecola G., Poggesi S. (2006), “Liberalizzazione e strategie aziendali nel mercato del gas:
l'esperienza del gruppo ENI”, Impresa Progetto, 2: 1-30.
19. Abatecola G. (2006), “Corporate Governance in Italian Listed Firms: An Overview”,
Impresa Progetto, 1: 1-21.
20. Abatecola G. (2004), “Il rapporto tra economia e finanza nel governo dell'impresa: il caso
Enron”, Economia e Diritto del Terziario, 3: 648-672.
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4.2.2. Monographs
1. Abatecola G. (2012), Processi e modelli decisionali d'impresa. Schemi di sintesi delle
lezioni, Rome: Texmat, II Ed. (Teaching Notes for the “Managerial Decision Making”
Class, Tor Vergata University, I Ed. - 2010), pp. 1-190.
2. Abatecola G. (2012), “Path Dependent Entrepreneurs: A Decision Making Perspective”,
EMEE McGraw Hill Essays Series, 24 (pp. 1-20).
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3. Abatecola G., Cafferata R., Poggesi S. (2009), “Strategy, Structure and Market
Liberalization: Evidence from ENI (2000-06)”, DSI McGraw Hill Essays Series, 7 (pp. 136).
4. Abatecola G. (2009), “Crisis in the European Automobile Industry: An Organizational
Adaptation Perspective”, DSI McGraw Hill Essays Series, 5 (pp. 1-31).
5. Abatecola G. (2007), Crisi d'impresa. Elementi di teoria e evidenze empiriche, Rome:
Aracne, pp. 1-260.
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4.2.3. Edited Books and Journal Special Issues
1. Poggesi S., Cafferata R., Abatecola G. (Eds., 2013). “Service Firms' Governance and
Management. Trends and Challenges. Special Issue”, International Journal of Globalisation
and Small Business, 5(1/2): pp. 1-140.
2. Cafferata R., Mari M., Abatecola G., Formisano V. (Eds., 2011), Management immobiliare,
Milan: Franco Angeli, pp. 1-400.
3. Abatecola G., Poggesi S. (Eds., 2006), Studi sulla governance delle aziende, Turin:
Giappichelli, pp. 1-230.
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4.2.4. Chapters in Edited Books
1. Abatecola G., Farina V., Gordini N. (2013), “Boards of Directors in Troubled Waters!
Enhancing the Survival Chances of Distressed Firms”, in Carretta A., Mattarocci G. (Eds.),
Financial Systems in Troubled Waters. Information, Strategies, and Governance to Enhance
Performance in Risky Times, London: Routledge (pp. 9-18).
2. Abatecola G., Mari M. (2011), “Il panorama immobiliare europeo: lo scenario attuale”, in
Cafferata R., Mari M., Abatecola G., Formisano V. (Eds.), Management immobiliare, Milan:
Franco Angeli (pp. 51-74).
3. Abatecola G., Cafferata R., Paniccia P., Poggesi S. (2010), “Le difficoltà del cambiamento
dei sistemi di governance delle società italiane quotate”, in Fortuna F. (Ed.), La corporate
governance nell'esperienza internazionale: aspetti comparativi e profili evolutivi, Bologna:
Il Mulino (pp. 10-50).
4. Abatecola G. (2008), “Responsabilità sociale in ENI: corporate governance e stakeholder
engagement”, in Cafferata R. (Ed.), Imprese pubbliche e internazionalizzazione delle
imprese, Rome: Aracne (pp. 75-105).
5. Abatecola G. (2007), “Diversificazione geografica degli investimenti immobiliari e
performance dei Real Estate Investment Trusts: evidenze da Kimco Realty Corporation”, in
Tavoletti E. (Ed.), Il settore immobiliare visto attraverso la case study research
methodology, Turin: Giappichelli (pp. 99-130).
6. Abatecola G., Cafferata R., Poggesi S. (2007), “Imprese pubbliche in tempo di
liberalizzazioni: ENI nel settore del gas (2000-2005)”, in Cafferata R., Martellini M., Velo
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D. (Eds.), Liberalizzazioni, impresa pubblica, impresa d'interesse generale nell'Unione
Europea, Bologna: Il Mulino (pp. 191-238).
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Abatecola G. (2006), “Corporate governance in Italia: frodi contabili e problematiche
aperte”, in Abatecola G., Poggesi S. (Eds.), Studi sulla governance delle aziende, Turin:
Giappichelli (pp. 1-27).
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Abatecola G., Gatti C. (2004), “Problematiche decisionali in un'azienda di produzione su
commessa: il caso Incat”, in Cafferata R., Gatti C. (Eds.), Casi di economia e gestione delle
imprese, Padua: Cedam (pp. 3-43).
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4.2.5. Book Reviews
1. Abatecola G. (2009), review of Cafferata R. (Ed., 2007), Finanza e industria in Italia.
Ripensare la corporate governance e i rapporti tra banche, imprese e risparmiatori per lo
sviluppo della competitività, Bologna: Il Mulino, in Economia e Diritto del Terziario, 21(1):
187.
2. Abatecola G. (2006), review of Rajan, R.G., Zingales L. (2004), Salvare il capitalismo dai
capitalisti, Turin: Einaudi, in Economia e Diritto del Terziario, 18(3): 765-769.
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 2011-present: “The Evolution of Real Estate Management between Continuity and
Change”. AIDEA Study and Focus Group (National Scientific Coordinator: Prof. Roberto
Cafferata, Tor Vergata University). Role: Team Member (Tor Vergata University Research
Unit).
 2008-09: “Corporate Governance: An International Comparison”. AIDEA Study and Focus
Group (National Scientific Coordinator: Prof. Fabio Fortuna, Niccolò Cusano University,
Rome, Italy). Role: Team Member (Tor Vergata University Research Unit).
 2004-06: “What New Public Enterprises in the European Union?”. National Research
Project Funded by the Italian Ministry of Education, University, and Research (National
Scientific Coordinator: Prof. Roberto Cafferata, Tor Vergata University). Role: Team
Member (Tor Vergata University Research Unit, Principal Investigator).
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4.4.1. Editorial Appointments
 2013-present: Cafferata R., Abatecola G., Poggesi S., Co-Guest Editors of the International
Journal of Globalisation and Small Business. Special Issue on “The Evolving Real Estate
Management. Retrospect and Prospect”.
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 2013: Poggesi S., Cafferata R., Abatecola G., Co-Guest Editors of the International Journal
of Globalisation and Small Business, 5(1/2): pp. 1-140. Special Issue on “Service Firms’
Governance and Management. Trends and Challenges”.
 2012-present: Abatecola G., Belussi F., Breslin D., Filatotchev I., Co-Guest Editors of the
Journal of Management and Governance. Special Issue on “Organizational Evolution.
Darwinism, Environmental Fit, and Survival”.
 2012-present: Current Progress Journal, Board Member.
 2012-present: Graduate Journal of Research, Board Member.
 2012-present: Undergraduate Journal of Research, Board Member.
 2011: Cafferata R., Mari M., Abatecola G., Formisano V. (Eds.), Management immobiliare,
Milan: Franco Angeli, pp. 1-400.
 2006: Abatecola G., Poggesi S. (Eds.), Studi sulla governance delle aziende, Turin:
Giappichelli, pp. 1-230.
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4.4.2. Reviewing Activities
The list below expresses current and past reviewing activities, with journals highlighted according
to their alphabetical order.
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Corporate Governance: An International Review.
Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business in Society.
Economia e Diritto del Terziario.
FIRB Projects (Future in Research) – Italian Research Grants for Young Researchers
Futures.
Impresa Progetto.
International Journal of Globalisation and Small Business.
International Journal of Management and Decision Making.
International Journal of Organizational Analysis.
International Journal of Technology Management.
International Studies of Management and Organization.
Journal of Management and Governance.
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4.4.3. Academic Memberships
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2012: British Academy of Management – BAM.
2012: European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy – EAEPE.
2011-present: Strategic Management Society – SMS.
2010-present: European Academy of Management – EURAM.
2009-present: Academy of Management – AOM.
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4.4.4. Conference Commitment and Presentations
 2013
Sheffield Hallam Business School and Sheffield University Management School
(Sheffield, UK). Research Seminar: “Research in Organizational Evolution. What
Comes Next?”. Role: Guest Lecturer.
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AOM 73rd Annual Meeting (Orlando, USA). Division: “Organization and
Management Theory”. Role: Session Chair, Presenter (co-authored paper) and
Reviewer.
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ELIS Consulting Academy 1st CAMP on “Innovation from the Crowd” (Tor Vergata
University). Role: Member of the Scientific Committee.
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EURAM 13th Annual Meeting (Galatasaray University, Istanbul, Turkey). Track:
“Multi-level Co-Evolution and Organizational Complexity in Management Studies”.
Role: Track Co-Chair, Session Chair, Discussant, Presenter (single-authored paper),
and Reviewer.
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SMS 33rd Annual Meeting (Atlanta, US). Interest Groups: “Competitive Strategy”;
“Entrepreneurship and Strategy”. Role: Reviewer.
 2012
AIDEA 35th Annual Meeting (Salerno University, Salerno, Italy). Role: Presenter
(single-authored paper).
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AOM 72nd Annual Meeting (Boston, USA). Division: “Organization and
Management Theory”. Role: Presenter (single-authored paper) and Reviewer.
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BAM 26th Annual Meeting (Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK). Interest Group:
“Organizational Transformation, Change and Development”. Role: Presenter (singleauthored paper) and Reviewer. Interest Group: “Strategic Foresight”. Role: Presenter
(single-authored research proposal).
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EAEPE 24th Annual Meeting (Cracow University of Economics, Krakow, Poland).
Research Area: “Theory of the Firm”. Role: Presenter (single-authored paper).
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E-LAB 4th Symposium of “Entrepreneurship” (Tor Vergata University). Role:
Presenter (single-authored paper).
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EURAM 12th Annual Meeting (Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands).
Track: “Darwinism, Organizational Evolution, and Survival”. Role: Track Co-Chair
and Organizational Coordinator, Session Chair, Discussant, Presenter (singleauthored paper), and Reviewer.
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Northern Advanced Research Training Initiative – NARTI Workshop (Sheffield
Hallam Business School, Sheffield, UK). Role: Facilitator.
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SMS 12th Annual Meeting (Prague, Czech Republic). Interest Groups: “Competitive
Strategy”; “Entrepreneurship and Strategy”. Role: Reviewer.
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 2011
AOM 71st Annual Meeting (San Antonio, US). Divisions: “Business Policy and
Strategy”; “Organization and Management Theory”; “Management History”. Role:
Reviewer.
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EURAM 11th Annual Meeting (Estonian Business School, Tallinn, Estonia). Track:
“Evolution, Innovation, Memes, Routines, and Culture”. Role: Presenter (single and
co-authored papers) and Reviewer.
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Tor Vergata 20th International Conference on “Money, Banking, and Finance” (Tor
Vergata University). Role: Presenter (co-authored paper).
 2010
AIDEA 33rd Annual Meeting (Bocconi University, Milan, Italy). Role: Presenter (coauthored paper).
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“AIDEA Study and Focus Group on Corporate Governance” Final Conference
(Upper House – “Senato” – of the Italian Parliament, Rome, Italy). Role: Presenter
(co-authored paper).
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AOM 70th Annual Meeting (Montreal, Canada). Divisions: “Conflict Management”;
“Entrepreneurship”; “Management History”. Role: Reviewer.
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“Corporate Governance: An International Review” Conference (The Wharton
School, Philadelphia, US). Role: Presenter (co-authored paper).
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EURAM 10th Annual Meeting (Tor Vergata University). Track: “Evolution,
Darwinism, and the Theory of the Firm”. Role: Organizational Co-Coordinator,
Presenter (co-authored paper), and Reviewer.
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OCRI-ELAB International Conference on “Entrepreneurship beyond Company
Crisis” (Bergamo University, Bergamo, Italy). Role: Presenter (co-authored paper).
 2009
AOM 69th Annual Meeting (Montreal, Canada). Divisions: “Business Policy and
Strategy”; “Organization and Management Theory”. Role: Reviewer.
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“Journal of Management and Governance” 1st Annual Conference (Venice
University, Venice, Italy). Role: Presenter (co-authored paper).
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Norefjell 6th Annual Workshop (Morbegno, Italy). Role: Presenter (co-authored
research proposal).
 2008
8th Global Conference on “Business and Economics” (Florence University, Florence,
Italy). Role: Session Chair, Discussant, and Presenter (single-authored paper).
 2007
European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management – EIASM, 4th Workshop on
“Corporate Governance” (Brussels, Belgium). Role: Presenter (co-authored paper).
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European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management – EIASM, 5th Workshop on
“International Strategy and Cross-Cultural Management” (Koc University, Istanbul,
Turkey). Role: Presenter (single-authored paper).
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“What New Public Enterprises in the European Union?”, Final Conference of the
National Research Project Funded by the Italian Ministry of Education, University,
and Research (Italian National Council for Economy and Labour – CNEL, Rome,
Italy). Role: Presenter (co-authored paper).
 2006
AIDEA 29th Annual Meeting (Sapienza University, Rome, Italy). Role: Presenter
(co-authored paper).
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“Azienda Pubblica” 2nd Annual Meeting (Cagliari University, Cagliari, Italy). Role:
Presenter (co-authored paper).
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European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management – EIASM, 3rd Workshop on
“Corporate Governance” (Brussels, Belgium). Role: Presenter (co-authored paper).
 2005
AIDEA – Youth Workshop on “Innovation in the Public Sector: Theory and
Practice” (Tor Vergata University). Role: Member of the Local Organizing
Committee.
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European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management – EIASM, 2nd Workshop on
“Corporate Governance” (Brussels, Belgium). Role: Presenter (single-authored
paper).
 2004
AIDEA – Youth Workshop on “Corporate Governance and Investor Relations”
(Brescia University, Brescia, Italy). Role: Presenter (single-authored paper).
5. ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES
 2013-present: “Partnership between the Department of Business Government Philosophy
Studies (Tor Vergata University) and CONSEL – ELIS Corporate School”. Role: Managing
Co-Supervisor.
 2013: “Evaluation Committee for 2 Post-Doc Positions in Management”, Tor Vergata
University. Role: Committee Member and Secretary.
 2013: “Evaluation Committee for 2 Part-Time Tutorship Activities, Master of Science in
Business Administration”, Tor Vergata University. Role: Committee Member and Secretary.
 2012-present: “Master of Science in Business Administration”, Tor Vergata University.
Role: Faculty Member.
 2009: “Evaluation Committee for 1 Position of Assistant Professor in Management (tenuretrack)”, Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies. Role: Committee Member and Secretary.
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 2009: “Advanced Course in Real Estate Management”, Genoa University (Genoa, Italy).
Role: Faculty Member.
 2008-present: “PhD. Programme in Business Administration (formerly Management and
Organizational Behavior)”, Tor Vergata University. Role: Faculty Member.
 2004-present: “Master’s Degree in Real Estate Management”, Tor Vergata University.
Role: Programme Manager and Member of the Organizing Committee.
6. TEACHING
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Visiting Professorships and Guest Lectureships
Year
Class Name
Role
Language
2012present
Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
Guest
Lecturer
English
2012
Corporate Reputation and
Business Ethics
2011
Organizational Evolution
2011
Social Inheritance through
Organizational Evolution
Guest
Lecturer
English
2010/12
Corporate Reputation
Management
Visiting
Professor
English
Guest
Lecturer
Guest
Lecturer
English
English
Institution
Sheffield University Management
School
(Sheffield, UK)
Metropolia Business School (Helsinki,
Finland)
LEE University
(Cleveland, Tennessee, US)
Inholland University of Applied
Sciences
(Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
Instituto Superior de Comunicacao
Empresarial
(Lisbon, Portugal)
Permanent Teaching in Italian Institutions
Year
2013present
2013
2012present
Class Name
General Management
– Module I
(Enterprise Evolution)
Research Methods –
Literature Reviews
Advanced
Management
Level
Hours/CTS4
Language
Course Name
Institution
Graduate
30/6
English
Ms. Business
Administration
Tor Vergata
University
Doctoral
8
English
Tor Vergata
University
Graduate
30/6
English
Doctoral
4
English
PhD. Business
Administration
Ms. European
Economy and
Business Law
PhD. Business
Administration
Graduate
60/12
English
Ms. Business
Administration
Tor Vergata
University
Doctoral
8
English
Doctoral
4
English
Graduate
36/6
Italian
Graduate
36/6
Italian
PhD. Business
Administration
PhD. Business
Administration
Ms. Economics and
Management
Ms. Economics and
Management
BA. Literature and
Philosophy
Master’s Degree
Security Sciences
Tor Vergata
University
Tor Vergata
University
Tor Vergata
University
Tor Vergata
University
LUMSA
University
Ministry of
Interior 5
2008present
Organizational
Evolution
Enterprise
Management and
Evolution
Managerial Decision
Making
Research Methods –
Reserarch Proposals
Real Estate
Management
Managerial Decision
Making
2007
General Management
Undergraduate
30/3
Italian
2005/11
Problem Solving
Executive
12
Italian
2012
2010/13
2010/12
2010
2009/11
4
Tor Vergata
University
Tor Vergata
University
Please, note that CTS means “Credits”. CTS are formalized only for graduate and undergraduate classes.
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-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------6.2. TEACHING EVALUATIONS
The data below summarize the evaluations yearly calculated by the Data Elaboration Center at Tor Vergata University.
As the Tables show, this data reflect the performance associated with the following classes taught: 1. Managerial
Decision Making; 2. Enterprise Management and Evolution; 3. Real Estate Management; 4. Advanced Management.
On this premise, the evaluations’ score can range from 1 (minimum) to 4 (maximum). Overall, Dr. Abatecola’s
average evaluation is 3.67. In particular, as the data show, the evaluations for the mentioned Classes are, for the vast
majority of the presented questions, constantly much above 3.5 on average (evidenced in bold). Finally, the formal
evaluation documents can be sent upon request.
Managerial Decision Making
Level: Graduate (Ms. EM)
Language: Taught in Italian
Question \ No. Respondents
Are the Exam Rules Clearly Defined?
Is the Class Timetable Respected?
Are the Office Hours Respected?
Are the Lectures Interesting?
Are the Explanations Clear?
Is the Working Load Appropriate?
Are the Class Materials Appropriate?
Overall, Am I interested to this Class?
Overall, Am I Satisfied with this Class?
Mean
Academic Year
2008/9
2009/10
2010/11
2011/12
2012/13
2013/14
Mean
71
3.73
3.90
3.90
3.73
3.89
3.42
3.63
3.48
3.76
3.72
52
3.79
3.73
3.63
3.69
3.73
3.10
3.37
3.25
3.53
3.54
65
3.63
3.85
3.80
3.82
3.84
3.34
3.55
3.47
3.73
3.67
36
3.69
3.72
3.75
3.69
3.69
3.22
3.44
3.53
3.64
3.6
61
3.72
3.87
3.75
3.72
3.72
3.23
3.36
3.57
3.63
3.62
76
3.63
3.81
3.65
3.67
3.67
3.19
3.30
3.51
3.57
3.55
60
3.7
3.81
3.74
3.72
3.76
3.25
3.44
3.47
3.64
3.61
Enterprise Management and Evolution
Level: Graduate (Ms. BA)
Language: Taught in English
Question \ No. Respondents
Are the Exam Rules Clearly Defined?
Is the Class Timetable Respected?
Are the Office Hours Respected?
Are the Lectures Interesting?
Are the Explanations Clear?
Is the Working Load Appropriate?
Are the Class Materials Appropriate?
Overall, Am I interested to this Class?
Overall, Am I Satisfied with this Class?
Mean
Academic Year
2010/11
42
3.72
3.81
3.71
3.67
3.61
3.57
3.51
3.64
3.64
3.65
Real Estate Management
Level: Graduate (Ms. EM)
Language: Taught in Italian
Question \ No. Respondents
Are the Exam Rules Clearly Defined?
Is the Class Timetable Respected?
Are the Office Hours Respected?
Are the Lectures Interesting?
Are the Explanations Clear?
Is the Working Load Appropriate?
Are the Class Materials Appropriate?
Overall, Am I interested to this Class?
Overall, Am I Satisfied with this Class?
Mean
Advanced Management
Level: Graduate (Ms. EEBL)
Language: Taught in English
Question \ No. Respondents
Are the Exam Rules Clearly Defined?
Is the Class Timetable Respected?
Are the Office Hours Respected?
Are the Lectures Interesting?
Are the Explanations Clear?
Is the Working Load Appropriate?
Are the Class Materials Appropriate?
Overall, Am I interested to this Class?
Overall, Am I Satisfied with this Class?
Mean
5
2011/12
13
3.54
3.69
3.54
3.31
3.31
3.46
3.23
3.46
3.54
3.43
2012/13
68
3.69
3.82
3.74
3.69
3.69
3.62
3.56
3.68
3.71
3.69
Mean
41
3.65
3.77
3.66
3.56
3.56
3.55
3.43
3.59
3.63
3.60
Year
2009/10
2010/11
Mean
9
3.89
3.78
4.00
4.00
3.89
3.78
3.78
3.89
3.78
3.87
7
3.86
3.71
3.86
4.00
3.86
3.57
3.57
4.00
4.00
3.83
8
3.87
3.74
3.93
4
3.87
3.67
3.67
3.94
3.89
3.85
Year
2012/13
2013/14
Mean
22
3.41
3.45
3.68
3.55
3.55
3.41
3.64
3.36
3.36
3.49
18
3.89
3.78
3.89
3.72
3.72
3.72
3.67
3.67
3.78
3.76
20
3.65
3.61
3.78
3.63
3.63
3.56
3.65
3.51
3,57
3.62
Advanced School of the Italian Police.
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6.3. STUDENTS’ SUPERVISION
The data below summarize the students supervised, at Tor Vergata University, at both Doctoral and Graduate level. The students are listed
according to their alphabetical order.
Doctoral Level
No.
Student
Research Area
Dissertation Title
Getting to the Agreement. Third Party
Direct Intervention as a Way to
Overcome Judgmental Biases in
Business Negotiations
Language
Course Name
Completed
English
PhD. Business
Administration
January, 2013
December,
2013
1
Andrea
Caputo
Decision
Making/Negotiations
2
Dajana
Grandic
Corporate Social
Responsibility
The Impact of EMS and ISO14001
Standards on Corporate Performance
English
PhD. Business
Administration
3
Vincenzo
Uli
Evolutionary
Entrepreneurship
To be defined
English
PhD. Business
Administration
4
Matteo
Cristofaro
Decision Making
To be defined
English
PhD. Business
Administration
Current Position
Assistant Professor of Business
Administration, Princess Sumaya
University for Technology
Research Assistant, IFAD –
International Fund for
Agricultural Development
December,
2015
(expected)
December,
2016
(expected)
Second year
First year
Graduate Level
6
Final
Evaluation
Completed
Current Position
English
EME
110/110
cum laude
2011/12
Cds International
Do Brasil LTDA
Italian
MDM
110/110
cum laude
2012/13
Accenture
Italian
MDM
110/110
2009/10
BNL – BNP
Paribas
Italian
MDM
2011/12
Deloitte
Italian
MDM
2009/10
Deloitte
No.
Student
Dissertation Title
Language
1
Diego Altieri
+A Co-Evolutionary Approach to Firms' Competitiveness:
Evidences from the Calweb Case
Massimiliano
Andreocci
Mattia
Angeloni
Monica
Arruzzo
Daniele
Bagnarelli
Corporate governance e performance aziendali:
evidenze dal caso American Airlines
Integrazione verticale nel made in Italy:
un'analisi settoriale comparata
Il fenomeno della path dependence nel settore automobilistico:
evidenze dal Gruppo Fiat Automobiles
Teoria degli Upper Echelon e strategie aziendali:
la fusione Intesa-Sanpaolo
2
3
4
5
6
Major
110/110
cum laude
110/110
cum laude
EME= Enterprise Management and Evolution; MDM= Managerial Decision Making; REM= Real Estate Management.
15
6
Sujata Banerjee
Defending Corporate Reputation:
The Experience of the Coca-Cola Company in India
Il potere negoziale:
evidenze dal caso ENEL
English
EME
Italian
MDM
110/110
cum laude
110/110
cum laude
110/110
cum laude
2011/12
PhD. Candidate
2011/12
Marsch
2012/13
Vodafone
Luca Benny
Pace
Giorgia
Bocchini
Alessandro
Bovieri
Behavioral Strategy. What’s Hot and What’s Not. A Review
English
EME
Il processo decisionale in Reksol
Italian
MDM
105/110
2010/11
Labour Consultant
10
Andrea Caputo
Dinamiche negoziali negli accordi di cooperazione tra imprese: il
ruolo delle terze parti nel caso Fiat-Chrysler7
Italian
MDM
110/110
cum laude
2008/09
Assistant Profess
11
Marco
Cianfanelli
What Determines Successful Turnarounds?
A Systematic Literature Review
English
EME
110/110
cum laude
2011/12
PriceWaterHouse
Coopers
12
Paola Cicolani
Management immobiliare e project finance:
evidenze dai casi TAV e Tunnel della Manica
Italian
REM
100/110
2011/12
Accountant
13
Nicoletta Crea
Competitive Advantage in the Gas Industry. Evidence from ENI
English
EME
2012/13
Accenture
Matteo
Cristofaro
Marina
D’Alesio
Giancarlo
D’Amico
Giulia De
Carolis
Gabriele De
Santis
Federica Di
Paolo
Martina
Fabellini
Romolo
Fiaschetti
Alessandro
Fidale
Il controllo di qualità delle decisioni nelle scelte di corporate
entrepreneurship: il caso ELIS
Le negoziazioni nel settore sanitario:
il caso degli ospedali di Castelfranco Veneto e Montebelluna
L'impatto della diversificazione sulle performance aziendali:
il caso COGECA
Italian
MDM
2012/13
PhD. Candidate
Italian
MDM
Italian
MDM
110/110
2009/10
Teacher
Italian
MDM
110/110
cum laude
2011/12
Deloitte
Italian
MDM
102/110
2010/11
Accountant
English
EME
2012/13
KPMG
Personalità dell’imprenditore e performance aziendali
Italian
MDM
2012/13
Trasversale
Dinamiche negoziali tra imprese e sindacati: il caso Alitalia
Italian
MDM
105/110
2010/11
Deloitte
Corporate Reputation and Crisis Management: The RIM case
English
EME
110/110
cum laude
2011/12
Accenture
7
8
9
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
Le negoziazioni interculturali: evidenze dall'India
Il vantaggio competitivo nel settore del trasporto aereo low cost:
casi aziendali a confronto
Entrepreneurial Intensity in the Natural Selection Stage: The Case
of Solteckenergia
110/110
cum laude
110/110
cum laude
110/110
cum laude
110/110
cum laude
110/110
cum laude
2010/11
Ernst & Young
7
This thesis was then published as the article entitled “Il ruolo delle terze parti nelle negoziazioni tra imprese Evidenze dal caso Fiat-Chrysler”, Sviluppo & Organizzazione
(2011), No. 242, pp. 16-29.
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24
Gianluca
Floccari
Lorena Gallo
Federica
Mezzatesta
Danilo
Monterosso
Piero Pandozzi
Trani
Franchising come strumento d'internazionalizzazione nel settore
immobiliare
Problem solving: evidenze dalle reti in franchising
Does Diversification Affect Performance?
Evidence from the Luxury Industry
Sustainable Innovation: The Case of Gamma Manager
Teoria degli Upper Echelon e strategie aziendali:
evidenze dal settore automobilistico
Competitive Advantage in Mature Industries.
An Analysis of the Italian Insurance Industry
Gestione della reputazione aziendale e crisis management: lezioni
dalla crisi finanziaria
The Evolution of the Automobile Industry.
A Population Ecology Approach
Diversificazione geografica degli investimenti immobiliari e
performance dei REITs: evidenze dall'Europa
Diversificazione geografica degli investimenti e performance dei
Real Estate Investment Trusts
Risk Analysis in the Internationalization Process
of the Italian SMEs
Overcoming the Liability of Newness through Networks: The
Case of Bionike
New Technological Paradigms in the Automotive Industry?
The Case of the Electric Cars
La ristrutturazione del debito nei processi di turnaround:
il caso Risanamento SpA
25
Angelica Gassi
26
Jeff Gaughan
Serena
Giuseppone
37
Massimiliano
Pane
A Narrative Approach to Corporate Crises. Evidence from the
Italian Railway Industry
English
EME
38
Santina Pavese
Il fenomeno dell'interlocking directorate: evidenze dalle società
quotate in Italia
Italian
MDM
39
Andrea Pierri
Il project financing della Linea 5 della Metropolitana di Milano8
Italian
REM
40
Gabriele Pistilli
Adattamento e strategie evolutive nel settore elettrico:
il caso ENEL
Italian
MDM
23
27
28
Valeria Greco
29
Dario Impalà
30
Mirko Lacaria
31
32
33
34
35
36
Eugenio
Masciulli
Roberta
Mazzeo
Marco Mazzoni
Italian
REM
106/110
2009/10
Italian
MDM
106/110
2012/13
Cooperative Bank
– Rome
Antevenio
English
EME
103/110
2010/11
Furs – Valentino
English
EME
103/110
2012/13
In search
Italian
MDM
108/110
2011/12
Accenture
English
EME
109/110
Italian
MDM
106
2009/10
Enel
English
EME
110/110
cum laude
2010/11
Phillip Morris
Italian
REM
100
2011/12
Carige Bank
Italian
REM
110/110
cum laude
2010/11
ALG Automobile
English
EME
105
2009/10
Abbott
English
EME
110/110
cum laude
2012/13
Estee’ Lauder
English
EME
110/110
2010/11
Kia Motors
Italian
MDM
100
2010/11
110/110
cum laude
2011/12
BNL – BNP
Paribas
PriceWaterHouse
Coopers
2011/12
Tax Consultant
2011/12
SACE
2010/11
CapGemini
110/110
cum laude
110/110
cum laude*
107
2009/10
Assor Italia
8
This thesis resulted as one of the two winners of the “Finint/ACBGroup 2012 Dissertation Prize”, sponsored by Gruppo Finanziaria Internazionale. The Prize regarded
theses discussed about infrastructures and public services.
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41
Valerio Putzolu
Negoziazioni integrative:
il caso dei diritti tv nel “sistema calcio”
Italian
MDM
42
Rosalia Ritunno
Processi decisionali d'impresa: il caso ENI Wi-Fi
Italian
MDM
43
Giuseppe
Sportelli
The Ambidexterity Cascade: Evidence from Procter and Gamble
English
EME
44
Cristina Surace
Italian
MDM
45
Fabio Tantari
Italian
MDM
46
Matteo Torlizzi
Italian
47
48
Stefano
Tranquilli
Angelica
Travaglini
49
Vincenzo Uli
50
Marco Vitiello
51
Mattia Zeri
52
Jia Zhong
Alessandro
Zocco
53
Personalità degli executive e performance aziendali:
il caso Hewlett Packard
Ciclo di vita dell'impresa e “peso della novità”:
un'analisi della regione Lazio
Franchising immobiliare e competitività aziendale:
il caso Toscano
Boards of Directors and Corporate Distress.
Evidence from the Financial Crisis
Personalità dei CEO e performance aziendali
Countervailing the Liability of Newness through Organizational
Routines. Evidence from the Well-Being Industry9
Negoziazioni per la ristrutturazione aziendale:
il caso Fiat-Termini Imerese
The Role of the Human Capital in Countervailing the Liability of
Newness: The blur Group’s Case
Corporate Turnaround: Evidence from the Automobile Industry
Problem solving: il caso Monte Paschi di Siena
110/110
cum laude
107
110/110
cum laude
110/110
cum laude
2009/10
2011/12
Ernst & Young
Consorzio Libera
Terra Mediterraneo
Cooperativa
2012/13
Henkel
2010/11
KPMG
107
2009/10
Solteck
(Entrepreneur)
MDM
97
2011/12
CONI
English
EME
110/110
cum laude
2010/11
Atos WorldGrid
Italian
MDM
110/110
2012/13
In search
English
EME
110/110
cum laude
2010/11
PhD Candidate
Italian
MDM
108
2011/12
Tecnica Innovativa
English
EME
110
2012/13
Blur Group
English
EME
102
2011/12
Eyes Italia
Italian
MDM
105
2012/13
Accountant
Summary. Current Distribution of the past supervised graduate students per current emploument (N=51, Update February, 19th, 2014).
9
This thesis was then published as the homonymous article in the Current Progress Journal, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 4-11.
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7. WORK EXPERIENCE
 2003: Advanced Plastic Company – APCO (Collins & Aikman Group). Position:
Assistant Controller.
8. HONORS AND AWARDS
 2010: AIDEA 33rd Annual Meeting (Bocconi University, Milan, Italy). “Young
Researchers” Best Paper Prize.
 2007/08: Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies. 1-year Post-Doc Scholarship.
 2006: AIDEA 29th Annual Meeting (Sapienza University, Rome, Italy). “Young
Researchers” Best Paper Prize.
 2004/06: Tor Vergata University, PhD. in Management and Organizational Behavior.
3-year Full Scholarship.
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