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Marco Sampietro

Project Management

Integrating Methodologies and Behaviors


Project management is a vast discipline that over the years has come to encompass content from a variety of fields. The book identifies the factors that are crucial to good project management and emphasizes the importance of integrating the methodological and organizational aspects of project management. Knowing how to manage projects provides companies with an important competitive advantage, as ...

Leonardo Caporarello, Massimo Magni

Team Management

Creating and Managing Flexible and Resilient Teams


The idea for this book was born out of a strong belief that coping with the dynamic nature of today's environment is only possible by sharing ideas, by collaborating, and by effectively integrating individual skills. The importance of collaboration is particularly clear from statistics that indicate a continued increase in team-based working methods in organizations. ?A challenge that the pandemic ...

Alberto Dell'Acqua

Corporate Debt Management


Corporate Debt Management is an essential, practical and easy-to-read book . It summarizes in simple and clear terms the main theoretical contributions on the subject of debt decision choices and effectively illustrates their main managerial implications. Moreover, it adds to the management knowledge by providing practical examples on how to implement an optimal capital structure, using real financial ...

Armando Cirrincione, Paola Dubini, Fabrizio Montanari

Management of Cultural Firms


What are the specific characteristics of organizations that operate in cultural sectors? What are the challenges facing their managers? Cultural organizations play a crucial role in the contemporary society, thus, they need to respond to expectations of multiple private and public actors and, moreover, they have specific characteristics. For these reasons, it is not possible to apply managerial practices ...

Massimo Guidolin, Manuela Pedio

Essentials of Applied Portfolio Management


This book offers an essential introduction to modern portfolio theory. The book provides a number of simple, practical examples to allow the reader to apply the theoretical concepts presented in each chapter. A portion of such practical cases are worked out in Excel and made available through the book’s website. The book takes inspiration from Markowitz’s classical mean-variance, it then proceeds ...

Raffaele Secchi, Valeria Belvedere, Alberto Grando, Giuseppe Stabilini

Production, Operations and Supply Chain Management


Industrial production has always been a propulsion element in any economy, be it from a perspective of value-creation, employment potential, or its impact on sustainability and technological innovation; the ability to manage operations and supply chain is therefore a key skill for a company’s competitiveness.If this has always been true, today as never before, in a world hit hard by a medical emergency ...

Guido Corbetta, Paolo Morosetti

Corporate Strategy for a Sustainable Growth

Alignment, Execution, and Transformation


This volume develops a model for evaluating strategic decisions and integrating the economic, financial, social, and environmental dimensions. It deeply studies the theme of growth strategies and investigates the relationships between corporate strategy, ownership, and corporate governance. The authors address the issue of "corporate strategy decisions" by proposing: select among the theoretical reflections ...

Luciano Segreto, Alessandro Minichilli, Fabio Quarato

Principles and Practices of Corporate Governance in the Global Economy


The book places ownership at the centre of all relevant choices that the company makes. In particular, it addresses the issue of governance from the perspective of ownership, and in a broader and more articulated sense than most Anglo-Saxon studies. The authors analyse the relationship between ownership, governance, and corporate strategy with a dual objective. On the one hand, the aim is to identify ...

Nicola Misani, Paola Varacca Capello

Fashion Collections


Product Development and Merchandising This book aims to analyze the logics and instruments by which fashion companies create collections, taking into account the variety of companies’ characteristics and business models. The collection development process is a critical activity for fashion, that must continuously renew its products, and is subject to increasingly strict time, cost and quality goals. A ...

Carla Lunghi, Francesca Romana Rinaldi, Marco Turinetto

What's Fashion? It's Method!


The Value of Ideas in Fashion Companies The book examines the indispensable factors for the launch and management of a new creative process: the authors provide truly effective tools between research & edutainment. The results of recent studies have in fact acknowledged the existence in people, institutions, and businesses of every size and sector, of a noticeable tendency towards changes in processes ...