ANNA GRANDORI

ANNA GRANDORI
Full Professor
Department of Management and Technology

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Courses a.y. 2015/2016

20322 DECISION MAKING AND NEGOTIATION
30263 ORGANIZING ENTREPRENEURSHIP
30288 SEMINARI PER LO SVILUPPO DELLE COMPETENZE MANAGERIALI E DI LEADERSHIP / LEADERSHIP AND MANAGERIAL SKILLS SEMINAR
40321 ORGANIZATION THEORY


Biographical note

Born January 25th, 1955. Scientific Lyceum. Laurea cum Laude and published Thesis in Economics at Università Bocconi; Graduate Study Program in Business Administration at Harvard Business School.


Academic CV

Full Professor of Business Organization. Previously held appointments at Bocconi University  include: President of CROMA (Center for Research on Organization and Management), Director of CRORA (Centre for Research on Business Organisation), Director of the Institute of Organization and Information Systems and Director of the PhD in Business Administration and Management. Formerly, she has been professor of organization and human resources management, Director of Business Administration Department and Member of Academic Senate atthe University of Modena; and associate professor of information systems at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Udine. She has been a visiting professor and invited speaker at many foreign universities, including: Copenhagen Business School; NYU; Ecole Polytechnique CNRS, Paris; The Universities of Tilburg, Zurich, Groningen, Stanford and Chicago; Erasmus University; Norwegian School of Management; Harvard Business School. She has been the co-editor of Organization Studies, editor in chief of the Journal of Management and Governance and member of the scientific committees and editorial boards of other international and national academic journals; Scientific Director of national and  international research programs and member of coordination committees in EGOS (European Group for Organization Studies)


Research areas

Decision and negotiation; Inter-firm Networks; Organizational economics and Governance; Entrepreneurship


Selected publications

- Epistemic Economics and Organization, Routledge 2013; 10 Tesi sull’impresa.Contro I luoghi comuni dell’economia. Il Mulino 2015;
- Handbook of Economic Organization. Integrating Economic and Organization Theory  (Editor), Edward Elgar, 2013;
- ‘Asset commitment, constitutional governance and the nature of the firm’ Journal of  Institutional Economics 6/3, 2010;
-  On decision-making: "A Prescriptive Contingency View of Organizational Decision Making", Administrative Science Quarterly, n. 29, 1984; ‘A rational heuristic model of economic decision making’ Rationality & Society, 22/4, 2010;
-   On Governance&Organization: Corporate Governance and Firm Organization (ed), Oxford University Press, 2004; 
-  On inter-firm networks: "Inter-firm networks: antecedents, mechanisms and forms", Organization Studies, 16/2, 1995 (with Giuseppe Soda); "An Organizational Assessment of Interfirm Coordination Modes", Organization Studies, 6/8, 1997; Inter-firm Networks (ed), London, Routledge, 1998 (translated into Chinese);