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FERDINANDO PENNAROLA

FERDINANDO PENNAROLA
Associate Professor
Department of Management and Technology

Courses a.y. 2017/2018

10277 MANAGEMENT CONSULTING
10350 CHANGE MANAGEMENT
10942 ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN IN THE INFORMATION AGE
11114 CHANGE & RENEWAL STRATEGIES
11541 ORGANIZATION DESIGN AND CHANGE
20209 IT CONSULTING
20319 CHANGE MANAGEMENT
20325 MANAGEMENT CONSULTING
20425 BUSINESS PROCESS MANAGEMENT AND MODELLING
20569 DIGITAL BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION
30206 INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT CONSULTING

Biographical note

Born March 16th, 1963. Degree in Business Administration cum laude from Bocconi University (1986). PhD in Business Administration and Management from Bocconi University (1993). International Teachers Programme (ITP) from Centre HEC-ISA, Jouy-en-Josas, France (1987).


Academic CV

Associate Professor of Organization and Management of Information Systems. Senior Professor of SDA Bocconi School of Management, Organization and Human Resource Department. SDA Bocconi MBA Professor of Organization Design in the Information Age, and Change and Renewal Strategies. Delegate Rector for E-Learning initiatives at Bocconi University from 2005 al 2012. Visiting assistant professor at University of Florida, Gainesville, USA; Visiting Scholar Insead, London Business School, IAE Aix-en-Provence, Keio University Tokyo. Faculty member of MISB, Mumbai International School of Business. Adjunct Professor of Organization and Management at Università degli Studi di Bergamo and Università Pathenope di Napoli (former Istituto Universitario Navale). Chairman of the Board of ISBM (International Schools of Business Management), London, since 2005. President of IT Ais, Italian Chapter of Association for Information Systems from 2011 to 2015. Member of the Association for Information Systems Council, 2014-2015. International awards: Award for Conference Co-Chair, International Conference for Information Systems (ICIS) 2013.


Research areas

Change management. Diffusion and adoption of information technologies in organizations. Economics and management of information systems and telecommunications. Organization and management of high-tech service industries. Organization and management of professional service firms. Technology mediated learning.


Selected publications

Refereed Journal Publications and Book Chapters

F. Pennarola, L. Caporarello, M. Magni, “Improving information exchange effectiveness through data compression techniques“ Information System, Management Organization and Control, 2014, Pages 229-241, Springer International Publishing

F. Pennarola, L. Caporarello, “Enhanced class replay: will this turn into better learning?”, Cutting Edge Technologies in Higher Education, Volume 6, Issue PARTE, 2013, Pages 143-162, Emerald Group Publishing

S. Basaglia, L. Caporarello, M. Magni, F. Pennarola “IT integration capability and team performance: the role of team climate”, International Journal of Information Management, Volume 30, Issue 6, December 2010, Pages 542-551 (Authors alphabetically listed)

F. Pennarola, L. Caporarello “High performance IT as a strategic partner for HR Management”, IT Outsourcing: concept, methodologies, tools and applications, Amant K., (editor) IGI Global Publishing, 2010.

S. Basaglia, L. Caporarello, M. Magni, F. Pennarola “Environmental and organizational drivers influencing the adoption of VoIP”, Information Systems and e-Business Management, Volume 7, Issue 1, 2009, Pages 103-118 (Authors alphabetically listed)

S. Basaglia, L. Caporarello, M. Magni, F. Pennarola “Individual adoption of convergent mobile phone in Italy”, Review of Managerial Science, Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2009, Pages 1-18 (Authors alphabetically listed)

F. Pennarola, “Business Schools International Networks for Faculty Development” in Teaching and Learning at Business Schools:  – Transforming the Delivery of Business Education edited by M. Bild, P. Mårtensson, K.Nilsson, Gower Publishing Ltd, UK, Gower, July 2008.

M. Magni, F. Pennarola “Intra-organizational relationships and technology acceptance”, International Journal of Information Management, Volume 28, Issue 6, December 2008, Pages 517-523 (Authors alphabetically listed)

F. Pennarola, L. Caporarello “Combining High Performance IT And Hr Management”, Encyclopedia of Human Resources and IT: Challenges in e-HRM, Torres (editor), IGI Global Publishing, May 2008.

B. Mundell, F. Pennarola, “Shifting paradigms in management education: what happens when we take groups seriously”, Journal of management Education, Volume 23, Issue 6, 1999, Pages 663-683 (Authors alphabetically listed)

Books

L. Mola, F. Pennarola, S. Za (editors) From Information to Smart Society: Environment, Politics, and Economics, Lecture Notes in Information Systems and Organization 5, 2014, Springer International Publishing

K. Laudon, J. Laudon, V. Morabito, F. Pennarola Management dei sistemi informativi. 1. Fondamenti, (third edition), 2010, Pearson (Authors alphabetically listed)

K. Laudon, J. Laudon, V. Morabito, F. Pennarola Management dei sistemi informativi. 2. Progetto e applicazione, (third edition), 2010, Pearson

F. Pennarola (editor) Management: innovazione e tecnologie informatiche, Università L. Bocconi Editore, 2006.

F. Pennarola (editor) Le imprese nella società dell’informazione: tecnologie informative per la competizione, Egea, 2006.

F. Pennarola (editor) Organizzazione e Information Technology: Combinare presone, processi e tecnologie per nuovi modelli d’impresa, Egea, Milan, 2005.

F. Pennarola, C. Rossignoli (editors) Studi organizzativi e sistemi informativi aziendali. Convergenze, percorsi di ricerca e strumenti di intervento, Special issue Sinergie, 2005

F. Pennarola (with L. Sacconi, B. Bortolotti, C. Vaccà) Le professioni intellettuali tra liberalizzazione e nuove regolazioni, Egea, Milan, 1999.

F. Pennarola (with C.M. Guerci, V. Marcolongo, G. Cervigni), Monopolio e Concorrenza nelle telecomunicazioni: il caso di Omnitel, Il Sole 24 Ore Libri, Milan, 1998

F. Pennarola, Economia e organizzazione delle attività terziarie, EtasLibri, Milan, 1995.

F. Pennarola, G. Faliva, Storia della consulenza di direzione in Italia Protagonisti, idee, tendenze evolutive, Milan, Edizioni Olivares, 1992.