Alessandro ZattoniCurrent Academic and Business School Position

  • Full professor of strategy
  • LUISS University
  • Department of Business and Management


Previous Academic Positions

  • Professor of Business Administration at Parthenope University (Sept 2005 – Jan 2015)
  • Associate Professor of Business Administration at Parthenope University (Jan 2002 – Aug 2005).
  • Assistant Professor of Business Administration at Bocconi University (Nov 2000-Dec 2001).


Other Academic Appointments

  • Contract Lecturer at IULM University (1995-2000).
  • Contract Lecturer at LUM University (2001-2002).
  • Contract Lecturer Bocconi University (2002-present).
  • Contract Lecturer Bocconi University (1998-2000).
  • Scholarship “Amici della Bocconi” (January 1997 – March 1998).
  • Scholarship “Bocconi University” for studying abroad (March 1996 – December 1996).
  • Scholarship “Amici della Bocconi” (June 1995 – March 1996).
  • Scholarship “Amici della Bocconi” (June 1993 – May 1995).


Visiting Appointments

  • Visiting scholar, Sol Snider Entrepreneurial Research Center, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 1996.
  • Visiting Fellow, School of Accountancy, Faculty of Business at the Queensland University of Technology, from 17/08/2013 to 07/09/2013.


Education

  • International Teachers Programme (ITP), Manchester Business School (2002).
  • PhD in Business Administration, Bocconi University (1994-1998).
  • Program in Research Methods, AIDEA (1998).
  • Advanced Teaching Excellence Program, SDA Bocconi (1997).
  • Teaching Excellence Program, AIDEA (1995).
  • Teaching Excellence Program, SDA Bocconi (1994).
  • BA in Business Administration cum laude, Bocconi University (1987-1993).


Professional affiliations

2005-present Academy of Management
2005-present European Academy of Management
2010-present Strategic Management Society
2002-present Accademia Italiana di Economia Aziendale
2008-2014 Società Italiana dei docenti di Ragioneria e di Economia Aziendale


Honors and awards

Publication

2009 - Best paper award 2008 of Corporate Governance: An International Review
2009 - Best paper award 2008 of Economia & Management
2010 - Runner-up paper award 2009 of Corporate Governance: An International Review
2012 - Best paper award SDA Bocconi School of Management
2012 - Best paper award of the decade of Corporate Governance: An International Review.

Teaching

2004 - SDA Bocconi teaching excellence award in master courses
2005 - SDA Bocconi teaching excellence award in master courses
2008 - Bocconi University teaching excellence award in Master of Science courses

Service

2010 - SDA Bocconi award for the most innovative project of custom executive education for companies.
2010 - Best reviewer award, Convegno Nazionale SIDREA, Naples.
2013 - Outstanding reviewer nomination for the Business Policy and Strategy Division of the Academy of Management
2014 - Outstanding reviewer nomination for the Business Policy and Strategy Division of the Academy of Management

Service activities

Editor-in-chief

2013-present: Corporate Governance: An International Review

Screening editor

October 2008-2013: Corporate Governance: An International Review

Editorial Review Board Member

January 2008-present: Journal of Management & Governance
January 2012-present: Journal of Management Studies
January 2009-February2012: Economia & Management
July 2007-September 2008: Corporate Governance: An International Review

Scientific committee

October 2008-present:  Economia Aziendale online

Ad-hoc reviewer for journals and conferences

  • Italian journals: Economia & Management, Economia e politica industriale, Financial Reporting , Finanza, Marketing e Produzione, Rivista Italiana di Ragioneria e di Economia Aziendale, Studi Organizzativi.
  • International Journals: British Journal of Management, European Management Review, Industrial and Corporate Change, International Studies of Management & Organization, International Journal of Management Reviews, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Management & Governance, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Small Business Management, Regulation and governance,
  • Conference: Academy of Management, European Academy of Management, European Academy of Business in Society, SMS annual conference.


Editorship of special issues

  • “New perspectives on board research” (with Morten Huse, Robert Hoskisson, and Riccardo Viganò) published on Journal of Management and Governance (2011).
  • “Developing Corporate Governance Research through Qualitative Research” (with Thomas Douglas) to be published on Corporate Governance: An International Review, deadline for submissions June 1 2011.


SDA Bocconi School of Business

Since 1993, I have been involved in the design, coordination and teaching activities in MBA, master and executive programs.

Among the responsibilities I had, I mention:

– Program director of “Corso di sviluppo imprenditoriale” (COSVIM), a very successful open enrolment program offered to entrepreneurs;

– Segment leader for the open enrolment programs offered to SMEs by the Strategic and Entrepreneurial Management Department;

– Program director of the “Leadership for Energy Managers Program” a two weeks program designed together with IESE for the ENEL group.

Between 2009-2012, I have been the Director of the Strategic and Entrepreneurial Management Department, and so a member of the Faculty Committee and of the Executive Committee of the School.

Between 2012-2015, I have been the Director for the Open Enrolment Programs of SDA Bocconi School of Management, and so a member of the Executive Committee of the School.

EURAM

Since 2006 I have been involved as a chair – together with other colleagues – in the development and the organization of the Corporate Governance track at the European Academy of Management. We have been able to develop one of the largest and most successful tracks, now Strategic Interest Groups (SIG), of Euram.

Co-chair – together with Morten Huse (Norwegian School of Management), Theo Postma (University of Groningen), and Michael Ruess (University of St.Gallen) – of the track 47 “Corporate Governance and Boards of Directors”, EURAM 2006, Oslo May 2006.

Co-chair – together with Morten Huse (Norwegian School of Management), Joan Enric Ricart (IESE), and Mattias Nordqvist (Jönköping International Business School) – of the track “Corporate Governance”, EURAM 2007, Paris May 2007.

Co-chair – together with Morten Huse (Norwegian School of Management) and Joan Enric Ricart (IESE) – of the track “Corporate Governance”, EURAM 2008, Ljubljana May 2008.

Co-chair – together with Morten Huse (Norwegian School of Management), Joan Enric Ricart (IESE), and Sibel Yamak (Galatasaray University) – of the track “Corporate Governance”, EURAM 2009, Liverpool May 2009.

Co-chair – together with Morten Huse (Norwegian School of Management), Joan Enric Ricart (IESE), Sibel Yamak (Galatasaray University), and Silke Machold (Wolverhampton) – of the track “Corporate Governance”, EURAM 2010, Rome May 2010.

Co-chair – together with Joan Enric Ricart (IESE), Silke Machold (University of Wolverhampton Business School) and Pascual Berrone (IESE) – of the track “General Issues in Corporate Governance”, EURAM 2011, Tallin June 2011.

Co-Chair – together with Joan Enric Ricart (IESE), Silke Machold (University of Wolverhampton Business School) and Pascual Berrone (IESE) – of the track “General Corporate Governance track”, EURAM 2012, Rotterdam, June 2012.

Co-Chair – together with Joan Enric Ricart (IESE), Silke Machold (University of Wolverhampton Business School) and Pascual Berrone (IESE) – of the track “Corporate Governance general track”, EURAM 2013, Istanbul, June 2013.

Co-Chair – together with Silke Machold (University of Wolverhampton Business School) and Andriy Boytsun (University of Antwerp) – of the track “Corporate Governance general track”, EURAM 2014, Valencia, June 2014.

Co-Chair – together with Silke Machold (University of Wolverhampton Business School) and Andriy Boytsun (University of Antwerp) – of the track “Corporate Governance general track”, EURAM 2015, Warsaw, June 2015.

In 2010-2011, I have been the Chair of the Strategic Interest Group (SIG) on Corporate governance.

Since 2012, I am the national representative for Italy at Euram.

Scientific committees of conferences

  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the 37th Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association held from 21-23 May 2014 in Tallinn.
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the annual AIDEA meeting that will be held in 2015 in Piacenza.


Bocconi University

1997- 2011 - Academic advisor for foreign exchange students at Bocconi University

PhD supervisions and commissions

2005-2008 Supervisor of Francesca Cuomo, Parthenope University of Naples, “Ownership structure and the separation between control and cash-flow rights. A longitudinal study on Italian listed companies”.
2007 Member of the commission of Erica Salvaj, IESE Business School, “Essays in interlocking directorates and corporate behavior”.
2010 Member of the commission of Pieter-Jan Bezemer, Rotterdam School of Management, “Diffusion of corporate governance beliefs”.
2010 Member of the commission for the Agri-food doctoral program of the Catholic University of Piacenza.
2010 Member of the commission of Huanjun Yu, University of Groningen, “Ownership Type, Business Groups, and Corporate Performance – Evidence from Chinese Listed Firms”.

 

 

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