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Director (Specialising Master’s Programmes and Lifelong Learning School)
Componente Comitato di Ateneo per la ricerca (Comitato di Ateneo per la ricerca, il trasferimento tecnologico ed i servizi al territorio)
Componente Comitato Esecutivo della Scuola di Master e Formazione Permanente (Specialising Master’s Programmes and Lifelong Learning School)
Componente Commissione istruttoria CARTT (Commissione per la valorizzazione del Patrimonio Bibliotecario, Archivistico e Museale)
Member of Interdepartmental Center (SmartData@PoliTO - Big Data and Data Science Laboratory)

+39 0110907204 / 7204 (DIGEP)

(Area 0009 - Ingegneria industriale e dell'informazione)
Identifiers ORCID: 0000-0003-2669-7072
Research topics
  • Smart work: organizational and managerial levers
 This research stream aims at investigating how organizations have designed and currently manage their organizational practices of smart work, with a focus on control mechanisms, leadership styles, collaboration practices, design of the organizational processes. At the firm level this has been investigated through case studies. At the employee level, the research has been based on survey data. This research stream has found a new interest, and collaborations with external institutions, with Covid-19 pandemics
  • Digital transformation of work, enterprises, and industries
 This research streams look at how digital technologies are changing organizations at multiple levels: 1) industry structure and competitive dynamics; 2) work practices and the employee skills; 3) business practices, with particular focus on customer relationship management and employer provided training. 
 Research has been conducted on multiple industries such as hospitality, power generation and distribution, cultural heritage, and automotive. Methodologies have been based on industry-level studies (where the focus has been directed towards comparing and constrasting the effects of expenditures in information systems on labour productivity, industry concentration, and profitability divides between information and non-information intensive sectors) and firm-level studies. Firm-level studies are based on case studies and surveys.
Skills and keywords

ERC sectors

SH1_9 - Industrial organisation; strategy; entrepreneurship SH1_5 - Labour and demographic economics; human resource management


Digital transformation Lean production Smart work
Scientific responsibilities and other assignments

Editorial boards

  • THE JOURNAL OF PRODUCT INNOVATION MANAGEMENT (2021-), Guest Editor of magazine or editorial series
  • INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT (2019-), Guest Editor of magazine or editorial series
  • TECHNOLOGICAL FORECASTING AND SOCIAL CHANGE (2017-), Guest Editor of magazine or editorial series

Other research or teaching roles outside Politecnico

  • Professore a contratto at université de Grenoble II (1/10/2012-28/2/2013)
  • Professore a contratto at université de Grenoble II (1/10/2011-1/3/2013)

Research networks

Non-commercial collaboration agreements

  • Accordo di collaborazione ex art. 15, L. n. 241/1990 tra Politecnico di Torino, la Camera di Commercio, Industria, Artigianato e Agricoltura di Torino e l’Università degli Studi di Torino , (2022-2025) - Responsabile Scientifico

    Non-commercial collaboration agreements with public institutions


    • ITALIA


    • Università degli Studi di Torino