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Resuming Geographic Mobility Will Boost Knowledge Transfer

Resuming Geographic Mobility Will Boost Knowledge Transfer

by Fabio Todesco

Research by Gianmario Verona shows that moving experienced people across organizational units may seem costly, but it is an effective way to promote organizational learning, diffuse best practices and save billions of dollars  

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COVID: An Uneven Blow to Fertility Across Developed Countries

COVID: An Uneven Blow to Fertility Across Developed Countries

by Fabio Todesco

A study recently published in PNAS highlights heterogeneous effects across rich countries. When seasonality and past trends are taken into account, only seven countries out of 22 recorded a significant decline, with the strongest effects in Italy, Hungary, Spain, and Portugal  

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Cooperation Beyond Closed Networks Does Not Come Easy to Successful Businessmen

Cooperation Beyond Closed Networks Does Not Come Easy to Successful Businessmen

by Jenny Mao

Ronald Burt and Sonja Opper found evidence that business leaders in more closed networks are less likely to cooperate beyond their network, especially when they run successful businesses  

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Flexibility Without Workplace Politics: Why Contractor Managers Can Thrive

Flexibility Without Workplace Politics: Why Contractor Managers Can Thrive

by Fabio Todesco

Temporary management fits the need for flexibility in the modern job market. The objectivity and independence coming with outsider status can work wonders in building trust and completing well defined tasks, according to research by Tracy Anderson  

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Stakeholders' Sentiment Can Make or Break a New CEO

Stakeholders' Sentiment Can Make or Break a New CEO

by Fabio Todesco

New research by Dovev Lavie finds that stakeholders' sentiment toward a new CEO has a stronger effect on post succession performance than the CEO's previous experience and fit. Outside CEOs, who are less familiar with the firm's organization and social networks, are more sensitive to such sentiment  

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Business Is the Soul of Legitimation

Business Is the Soul of Legitimation

by Fabio Todesco

Research by Fabrizio Perretti observes the relation between the presence of gay and lesbian commercial organizations and local regulations banning discrimination  

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Speed and Effectiveness: When Innovation Is Driven by Data

Speed and Effectiveness: When Innovation Is Driven by Data

by Torben Pedersen and Michael Moesgaard Andersen

Big Data, artificial intelligence and machine learning meet the need to quickly identify innovation wherever it occurs, often outside large and incumbent organizations, according to a book by Torben Pedersen and Michael Moesgaard Andersen. Read an excerpt  

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News

  • A Big Bang Theory About Gucci Success

    The decision to conquer the market through a rejuvenation of the organisation and the adoption of a new set of values has been the key to the successful Gucci turnaround under the leadership of Marco Bizzarri and Alessandro Michele, according to a study presented yesterday  

  • AI That Describes Images in Italian

    CLIPItalian, recently developed by a team including Federico Bianchi, is the first and only AI model that associates images to their descriptions in Italian on a large scale  

  • SDA Bocconi, 50 Years of Ideas

    The impact of the School's research on view from today at the SDA campus  

  • Yes to Data, But Only If It's High Quality

    Mandelli's current research focuses on how to improve data quality when collecting, interpreting, and using them. Because they need to be more than just big to create value  

  • The Economics of COVID Resilience

    An analysis of the 2020 annual reports of nonfinancial companies listed on the Milan Stock Exchange, conducted by the KPMG Chair in Accounting at Bocconi, reveals that large companies, the cash rich and family controlled proved more resilient  

  • Only Some Banks Have Been Able to Help SMEs During COVID

    According to De Marco, the system of Guarantee Fund has rewarded SMEs that had relations with an efficient bank, especially from a technological point of view, creating a situation of unequal access to credit  

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Seminars

  • Going Digital to Conform and Perform: Learning Logics Underpinning Digital Advertising Spending

    Seoyoung KIM, University of Georgia   Job Market Seminar For information please contact dip.mkt@unibocconi.it

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  • Explaining Greenium in a Macro-Finance Integrated Assessment Model

    Biao Yang, Bocconi University Practice for Job Market

    Room 7, Via Bocconi 8

  • Media Competition and News Diets
    Development Labor Political Economy - Joint with Collegio Carlo Alberto

    Charles Angelucci (MIT Sloan) Paper

    Seminar Room AS02, Via Roentgen 1 (floor -2)

  • Can selling change the salesperson? Experimental evidence on resilience amidst the covid-19 pandemic

    Iris R.M. Steenkamp, London Business School   Job Market Seminar For information please contact dip.mkt@unibocconi.it

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