Giovanni Battista Dagnino

Professore ordinario di Economia e Gestione delle Imprese [SECS-P/08]
Ufficio: Piano/Floor: III - Stanza/Office: 3
Telefono: 39-095-7537622
Fax: 39-095-7537610
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Orario di ricevimento: Mer. 10.30-12.00 (in altri giorni e/o orari su appuntamento)

Giovanni Battista DAGNINO is Dean of Research in the Department of Economics and Business of the University of Catania, Italy, where he is Professor of Business Economics and Management. At the University of Catania, he is also member of the University Evaluation Committee and has been member of the University Spin-off Board (2013-2016) and Deputy Chair of the Department of Economics and Business (2016-2017).

In addition, he is  Visiting Professor at IE Business School in Madrid, Faculty Member of the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management in Brussels, Fellow of the Strategic Planning Society in London, Friend of the European Investment Bank Institute in Luxembourg and the Strategic Management Society, and Honorary Member of the Montreal Local Global Research Group.

He has been multiple times Visiting Professor of Business Administration at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. He has held visiting positions at the Harvard Business School, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, Wharton School, London Business SchoolIESE Business SchoolIE Business School, Grenoble Ecole de Management, the University of Mannheim, and IAE Business School, Universidad AustralBuenos Aires.

He has been co-chair of the Strategic Management Society Special Conference "Strategy Challenges in the XXI Centure: Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Coopetition," Rome, Italy, June 5-7, 2016.
He is currently serving as Associate Program Chair of the Cooperative Strategies Interest Group of the Strategic Management Society .

Professor Dagnino's current research interests revolve around the development of the strategic theory of the firm with focus on coopetition strategy dynamics, the management of temporary advantage, hubris-driven strategies, the relationships between strategy, governance and entrepreneurship, and research methods in management.

He has authored/edited twelve books and several articles in leading management journals.

He co-edited "Research Methods for Strategic Management", Routledge (2016).
His forthcoming book "Entrepreneurial Ecosystems and the Diffusion of Startups" is being published by Edward Elgar in 2017



 Dagnino, G.B., King, D., and Tienari, J. (2017). Strategic Management of Dynamic Growth.
Long Range Planning. Vol.50, N.4, pp.427-430

 Giachetti, C., and Dagnino, G.B. (2017). The Impact of Technological Convergence on Firms’ Product Portfolio Strategy: An Information-based Imitation Approach. 
R&D Management. Vol.47, N.1, pp-17-35

 Minà, A., Dagnino, G.B. (2016). In Search of Coopetition Consensus: Shaping the Collective Identity of a Relevant Strategic Management Community. 
International Journal of Technology Management. Vol. 71, Nos.1/2, pp.123-154

 Dagnino, G.B., Levanti G., and Mocciaro Li Destri A. (2016). Structural Dynamics and Intentional Governance in Strategic Interorganizational Network Evolution: A Multilevel Approach. 
Organization Studies. Vol.37, N.3, pp.349-373

 Picone, M., and Dagnino, G.B. (2016). Revamping Research on Unrelated Diversification Strategy: Perspectives, Opportunities and Challenges for Future Inquiry. 
Journal of Management and Governance. Vol.20, N.3, pp.413-445

 Baglieri, D., Carfì, D., and Dagnino, G.B. (2016). Asymmetric R&D Alliances in the Biopharmaceutical Industry: A Multi-Stage Coopetitive Approach. 
International Studies of Management and Organization
. Vol.46, N.2-3, pp.179-201

DAGNINO, G.B., Levanti, G., Minà, A., and Picone, P.M. (2015). Interorganizational Network and Innovation: A Bibliometric Study and Proposed Research Agenda.
Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing. Vol.30, N.3/4, pp.354-377

 Dagnino, G.B., Giachetti, C. La Rocca, M., and Picone, P.M. (2014). Unveiling the Antecedents of International Diversification: An Agency Theory Approach. 
Academy of Management Proceedings
. Philadelphia, pp.1126-1131 

 Picone, P.M., Dagnino, G.B., and Minà, A. (2014). The Origin of Failure: A Multidimensional Appraisal of the Hubris Hypothesis and Proposed Research Agenda.
Academy of Management Perspectives. Vol.28, N.4, pp.447-468

 Giachetti, C., and Dagnino, G.B. (2014). Detecting the Relationship between Competitive Intensity and Firm Product Line Length: Evidence from the Worldwide Mobile Phone Industry. 
Strategic Management JournalVol.35, N.9, pp. 1398-1409

 Capasso, A., and Dagnino, G.B. (2014). Beyond the ‘Silo View’ of Corporate Governance and Strategic Management: Evidence from Fiat, Telecom Italia and Unicredit. 
Journal of Management and Governance. Vol.18, N.4, pp. 929-957

 D’Aveni, R.A., Dagnino, G.B., and Smith, K.G. (2010). The Age of Temporary Advantage. 
Strategic Management Journal, Special Issue, Vol.31, N.13, pp.1371-1385

Anno accademico  


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