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Giovanni Battista Dagnino

Professore ordinario
Sede: Palermo
Dipartimento: Giurisprudenza Palermo
Corso di laurea: Economia e Management

Insegnamenti e orario di ricevimento

Curriculum Vitae


Chair of Management and
Professor of Digital Strategy
Founding Director MSc Program in Economics and Management
Chair of Scientific Comittee LUMSA Digital Hub
Chair of Departmental Committee on Sustainability
University of Rome LUMSA

Board of Governors, Italian Academy of Management, 2018-2020; 2021-2023
Co-Editor Journal of Management and Governance, 2020-2022

Chair Cooperative Strategies Interest Group, 
Strategic Management Society, Chicago, 2017-2019

Visiting Professor University of Mannheim, Germany, 2019

Faculty Member European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management Brussels
Fellow Strategic Planning Society London
Friend European Investment Bank Institute Luxemburg
Friend Strategic Management Society Chicago
Industry Studies Affiliate Alfred P. Sloan Foundation New York

University of Catania
Professor of Business of Economics and Management, 2006-2018
Associate Professor of Business of Economics and Management, 2001-2006
Assistant Professor of Business of Economics and Management, 1996-2001

University Evaluation Commission
University Spinoff Board
Presidential Board for Scientific Research and Policy
Dean of Research Department of Economics and Business
Deputy Chair Department of Economics and Business
Coordinator PhD Program in Economics and Management

He has been invited for several Visiting Appointments of Teaching and/or Research in eleven academic institutions of six countries: Germany, France, Italy, Spain, UK, and USA. These institutions are:

-Harvard Business School, USA
-The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA
-Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, USA
-London Business School, UK
-IE Business School Madrid, Spain
-IESE Business School Barcelona, Spain
-Grenoble Ecole de Management, France
-IAE Business School, Austral University Buenos Aires, Argentina
-University of Mannheim, Germany
-Free University of Bolzano, Italy
-University of Palermo, Italy

In addition, he has taught graduate courses at the University of Padua, Autonomous University of Madrid, and Luiss Business School Rome and Milan

Chartered Consultant in Finance, Accountancy, Corporate and Tax Law (Italian CPA)
Chartered Auditor 

University of Catania and MURST
PhD in Business Economics and Management – Full Approval, 1996

University of Palermo
School of Political Sciences and International Relations, 1991-1993

Bocconi University Milan, 1990
Laurea Degree (MS+BS) in Business Economics – Summa cum laude

Associate Editor of Long Range Planning and member of editorial boards of several international journals: Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Long Range Planning, Journal of Management and Governance, International Journal of Strategic Business Alliances, International Studies of Management and Organization, American Journal of Business, Journal of Entrepreneurship, Business and Economics, Journal of Industrial and Business Economics/Economia e Politica Industriale, and Economia & Management, as well as of the scientific advisory board of Grenoble Ecole de Management

Author of more than 150 articles, chapters, books, and other scientific works, the research interests of Giovanni Battista Dagnino spans from the study of corporate governance and strategic leadership, to the relationships between corporate governance, corporate strategy and entrepreneurship, diversification strategies, strategic alliances and interfirm coopetition, temporary competitive advantage, regional innovation and development especially as concerns high-tech environments, and research methodologies in management.

He is author/editor of 13 books, including: Entrepreneurial Ecosystem and the Diffusion of Startups (Edward Elgar, 2018), Research Methods in Strategic Management (Routledge, 2016), The Elgar Handbook of Research on Competitive Strategy (Edward Elgar, 2012), New Frontiers in Entrepreneurship. Recognizing, Seizing and Executing Opportunities (Springer, 2009), Coopetition Strategy. Theory Experiments and Cases (Routledge, 2009), Strategic Capabilities and Knowledge Transfer Within and Between Organizations. New Perspectives from Acquisitions, Networks, Learning and Evolution (Edward Elgar, 2005)

His work has been published in the international journals that follow: Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Perspectives, Global Strategy Journal, Corporate Governance: An International Review, Organization Studies, Long Range Planning, Management and Organization Review, Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing, R&D Management, Small Business Economics, Advances in Strategic Management, International Studies of Management and Organization, International Journal of Learning and Intellectual Capital, Journal of Management History, Journal of Managerial Psychology, Emergence: Complexity and Organization, International Journal of Economics, and Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings; and Italian: Studi Organizzativi, Economia & Management, Finanza Marketing e Produzione, Rassegna Economica, Economia e Credito, Il Risparmio, Sinergie, Piccola Impresa/Small Business, and Journal of Industrial and Business Economics

In the last two and half decades he has developed a extensive and qualified teaching experience at the university and post-experience levels in two languages (English and Italian) of various courses related to business management in general, and  in particular Management of Financial and Insurance Services (2004-2018), Corporate Strategy (2008-2019), Corporate Governance and Strategic Leadership (2016-to date), Global Strategic Management (2015 to date), Organization Theory and Design, Financial Management, Mergers & Acquisitions, Project Management, Coopetition Strategy, and Tourism Services and Territorial Development.

Since 2018 he is teaching the core graduate course in Digital Strategy and Marketing.

He has taught in such international MBA programs as the ones of Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and IE Business School Madrid, as well in the Master in Management of the University of Mannheim Business School. He has provided executive education for NH Hoteles Group, TAMA Group/Novatex, and the National School of Administration of the Italian Government

Over 160 presentations of research works in international conferences and congresses: Academy of Management, European Academy of Management, European Institute for Advances Studies in Management, European Society for the History of Economic Thought, History of Economics Society, European Group for Organization Studies, Schumpeter Society, Strategic Management Society; and national: Accademia Italiana di Economia Aziendale, and Sinergie

Over 90 invited presentations and keynote speeches in international universities and business schools, including: Cass Business School, City University London, Concordia University Montreal, Copenhagen Business School, Durham University, George Washington University, Georgia Tech, IE Business School Madrid, IESE Business School Barcelona, London Business School, Ohio State University, Polytechnic of Milan, Rutgers University, SDA Bocconi School of Management, SKEMA Business School, Sophia Antipolis, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, University of Minnesota, Universidad de Madrid Carlos III, University of Cambridge, University of Maryland, University of Sussex, University of Umea, and Virginia Tech

He has organized over 60 international conferences, tracks and conference sessions for significant international institutions: Academy of Management, Strategic Management Society, European Academy of Management, European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management, History of Economics Society, European Commission Collaborative Research Project, and Small Business Economics: An Entrepreneurship Journal; and national: University of Catania, and Department of Economics and Business, Catania School of Advanced Studies, Italian Society for Management and Italian Academy of Management Junior Chapter

At Catania School of Advanced Studies he has organized a series of practice-oriented conferences for executives, institutional investors and policy makers, such as: “Institutions for the territory: the new challenge of innovation. Startup, talent valorization and new employment for the territory” (2016), and “The Insurance Market: Economic and Juridical Aspects” (2014)

He has received several international research grants and academic recongnitions for his work, including:

the Best Papers Proceedings of the Academy of Management (twice), the Outstanding Reviewer Award from the Business Policy and Strategy Division of the Academy of Management, the Luciano Jona Scholarship from Compagnia di San Paolo in Turin, and the National Research Council (CNR) Research Fellowship, as well as nominations for the Emerald Best International Symposium Award from the Academy of Management, and for the Best Paper Prize at the Annual Conference of the Strategic Management Society. 
He has been the recipient of the Teaching Development Program Award at the University of Catania for two consecutive years. His current award portfolio displays other significant awards: Strategic Management Society Outstanding Service Award for Charing the Cooperative Strategies Interest Group (2019); the Special Recognition for Publishing Influential Work on Coopetition Studies in the decade 2004-2014 presented by the Global Coopetition Research Network; the CGIO Best Paper in International Corporate Governance from the Academy of Management, International Management Division; and the Cooperative Strategies Interest Group Distinguished Service Award of the Strategic Management Society (2015).

He has developed wide-ranging business experience in the decade in which he has worked in companies operating in LNG-liquid natural gas distribution and in the real estate industry

He has organized a series of conferences, panels, symposia, and paper presentations regularly featured in popular and economic and financial press: Il Sole24Ore, Il Denaro, Il Giornale di Sicilia, La Gazzetta del Sud, La Sicilia, Milano Finanza/MFSicilia, I Vespri, Pure Magazine, and Management Today

He has published over thirty articles in the economic and financial press (op-ed), (La Repubblica Affari&Finanza, Milano Finanza, Milano Finanza/MFSicilia, Banca & Impresa in Sicilia, Giornale di Sicilia, La Sicilia, Management Notes, Twill, and StrumentiRes) on various issues such as startups, startup cities, business incubators, coopetition strategy, brain drain, innovation and technological development, role of university territorial development, managerial hubris, private equity/venture capital, digital transformation, post-Covid recovery, and StMicroelectronics.

Principali pubblicazioni

Master I Livello

Master I Livello

Master II livello

Master II Livello

Altri Corsi di formazione

Altri Corsi di formazione

Corsi di Laurea Master e Post Laurea

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