PhD Faculty: curriculum in Management

Teaching Committee 

Fiorenza Belussi 

Interested in supervising PhD students with an interest in economic geography and economics of innovation. 





Giacomo Boesso

Available to supervise Phd students with an interest in business sustainability or stakeholder management or nonprofit organizations' governance.




Diego Campagnolo   

Interested in supervising PhD students in any area of organization theory and design, particularly in the intersection between strategy and organization. Main topics might include organizational modularity, organizational resilience and organizing for internationalization.    



De MarchiValentina De Marchi   

Available to supervise PhD students with an interest in sustainability innovations, new technologies and sustainability, environmental upgrading in global value chains, the evolution of global value chains. 




Ivan De Noni

Interested in supervising doctoral students in different areas of knowledge and innovation management such as open innovation, regional innovation systems, global innovation networks, absorptive capacity, knowledge exploitation and exploration strategy. 



Eleonora Di Maria 

Interested in supervising Ph.D. students with an interest in innovation processes, digital technologies and strategy, International business and global value chains, environmental sustainability and circular economy.  




Michele Fabrizi 

I am available to supervise students in any area of empirical financial accounting and corporate finance. Some examples of possible topics are: earnings management, executive compensation, cash holding, payout policies, tax avoidance, economic consequences of organized crime.



Andrea Furlan 

Interested in supervising doctoral students in topics related to operational excellence and lean management, organizational routines dynamics (and their microfoundations) and supply chain management  




GianecchiniMartina Gianecchini

Interested in supervising PhD students in any area of organization theory, and particularly in human resource management and organizational behavior.  



Roberto Grandinetti 

Available in supervising PhD students interested in management studies. My current research topics are: the evolutionary paths of industrial districts, in particular their evolution in global value chains; new venture creation through spinoff, with particular regard to the issue of routine replication; the role of knowledge-intensive business services in supporting SMEs innovation.   



Giovanna Michelon 

Available to supervise PhD students in corporate social responsibility and sustainability, social and environmental accounting and reporting, ESG investing, shareholder activism and corporate governance.   



Antonio Parbonetti 

Interested in supervising doctoral students in any area of financial accounting, crime and corruption.  


Emilio Passetti  

Available to supervise PhD students with interest in management control functioning and effectiveness and in the analysis of sustainability issues integration (e.g. water, climate change and greenhouse gas emission, employee health and safety, food security) and stakeholders’ instances into organisational control mechanisms, accounting and reporting.



Amedeo Pugliese  

Amedeo's research interests span across different areas of corporate governance and financial accounting. I am especially keen on supervising candidates with an interest in carrying out research in the following areas: (1) the effects of (accounting) regulation on banks' stability and profitability; (2) board of directors' responses to crisis and environmental disruption (italian data only), and (3) design and enforcement of accounting rules as a relief mechanism post crisis. Amedeo favors any methodology as long as it is done at its best.