Latest Articles Management

When the Interests of Firms and Employees Diverge

When the Interests of Firms and Employees Diverge

by Jenny Mao

Grohsjean and Piezunka analyze the case of competing companies collaborating with the same corporate partner: it hurts firm performance, but helps employees develop social capital and advance their careers  

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The Capital of Large Italian Companies, 30% Controlled by Women, Ensures Better Governance

The Capital of Large Italian Companies, 30% Controlled by Women, Ensures Better Governance

by Andrea Costa

Research coordinated by Alessandro Minichilli and conducted by SDA Bocconi Corporate Governance Lab, Lazard and Linklaters highlights women's growing role in equity capital  

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Working Tools Designed for Men and Social Norms Are Still Barriers to Women's Professional Success

Working Tools Designed for Men and Social Norms Are Still Barriers to Women's Professional Success

by Fabio Todesco

The introduction of robotics in laparoscopic surgery disproportionately improved female surgeons' performance and their wellbeing, according to an award winning paper by Harsh Ketkar. Gender differences in status, though, still limit women's access to robotic platforms  

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Three Tips to Manage Corporate Jugglers

Three Tips to Manage Corporate Jugglers

by Fabio Todesco

Pedersen, Colicev and Hakkarainen found that performance in multiproject work arrangements can be improved when employees have specialized knowledge, projects are similar, and participants already know each other  

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Do Risk Prone CEOs Really Promote Innovation?

Do Risk Prone CEOs Really Promote Innovation?

by Fabio Todesco

Research by Dovev Lavie and Patricia Klarner reveals that a CEO's risk propensity promotes exploration in product development only when the CEO is powerful, competitive pressure is strong and, surprisingly, the firm's accumulated exploration experience is not too high  

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Gather Ideas From Strangers, but Work Through Them With People Close to You

Gather Ideas From Strangers, but Work Through Them With People Close to You

by Fabio Todesco

Mannucci and Perry Smith analyze the role of personal networks in the creative process. Activating weak ties helps idea generation while triggering stronger ones makes fine tuning more effective, as Mannucci himself experienced directly when writing a novel  

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Do You Work from Home? Set a Time, Not a Room

Do You Work from Home? Set a Time, Not a Room

by Andrea Costa

Separating work hours from private time improves productivity and psychological wellbeing, according to a study by Caporarello and Manzoni that has won an award by the European Academy of Management. Using dedicated spaces does not have the same effect  

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News

  • Monitor for Circular Fashion Launches Eight Pilot Tests

    In the 2022 report of the observatory by SDA Bocconi School of Management and powered by Enel X, the analysis of sustainability indicators in the textile sector is applied to eight innovative prototypes made by partner companies. From organic cotton jeans to a tshirt that can be repaired, a bag that can be recycled, and a shoe that can be sewn at home  

  • Cybersecuring a Country… with a Podcast

    Greta Nasi hosts a series of talks about how modern states aim to protect individuals, firms and society against an invisible enemy  

  • Emotions as a Tool to Persuade People to Get Vaccinated

    Instead of overdoing confusion inducing technical details, a study by Maria Cucciniello and coauthors emphasizes the usefulness of more emotionally centered communication  

  • New Bocconi PhD Graduates Eye Academic Careers

    Four young Bocconi doctorate holders in Business Administration and Management have started their selection process  

  • The Pandemic Experience, Rules and Inequality

    Halfway between personal account and legal reflection, an article by Lorenzo Gasbarri describes the Covid experience between Italy and Guatemala  

  • When Government Subsidies Hinder Innovation

    IGIER Visiting Student Nicolas Sourisseau reports on the recent IGIER Policy Seminar with Ufuk Akcigit (University of Chicago)  

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Seminars

  • Martin Oehmke, London School of Economics: Green Capital Requirements

    MARTIN OEHMKE - London School of Economics

    Seminar Room 2-e4-sr03 - Via Roentgen, 1

  • Leonardo Bursztyn: Justifying Dissent

    LEONARDO BURSZTYN - The University of Chicago

    Alberto Alesina Seminar Room 5.e4.sr04, floor 5, Via Roentgen 1

  • Byzantine Iconoclasm, a social experiment with unexpected results

    LESLIE BRUBAKER - University of Birmingham

    Room 3b3sr01-Roentgen 1

  • CRIPTOATTIVITA': LA NUOVA DISCIPLINA EUROPEA. I Regolamenti MiCA, DLT e DORA
    Business Law

    PIERGAETANO MARCHETTI - Università Bocconi
    FILIPPO ANNUNZIATA - Università Bocconi
    MARIA CHIARA MOSCA - Università Bocconi

    Room AS02, Floor -2, Via Roentgen 1