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Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

Tenured full professors

Alfredo De Massis

Alfredo.DeMassis@unibz.it

+39 0471 013303

BZ E5.12b
Faculty of Economics and Management
Universitätsplatz 1 - piazza Università, 1
39100
Bozen-Bolzano

Short bio

Alfredo De Massis is Professor of Entrepreneurship & Family Business and Director of the Centre for Family Business Management at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy. He also co-directs family business research projects at Lancaster University Management School, UK. His research focuses on innovation and strategic management of family enterprises. In September 2015, Family Capital ranked him among the world’s top 25 star professors for family business. He serves as Associate Editor of Family Business Review and on the Editorial Boards of Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal and Journal of Family Business Strategy. His research has been published widely in leading academic and professional journals including AMJ,JBV,ETP, JPIM, AMP, FBR, GSJ,JBE,CMR 

Courses

Family Business Management

27196 · SECS-P/08 · Master Entrepreneurship and Innovation (LM-77) · EN

Introduction to Family Business Management

27202 · SECS-P/08 · Economics and Management (L-18) · EN

Qualitative Research Methods

29016 · PhD Management and Economics · EN

Research Coaching LAB

27207 · SECS-P/08 · Master Entrepreneurship and Innovation (LM-77) · EN

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He guest edited 11 special issues in journals like SMJ, ETP, JPIM. His research has been featured in various media outlets including Financial Times, Harvard Business Review, CNBC, Sole24Ore, and he is regularly interviewed in TV programs, newspapers and magazines on family business issues. He serves on the Advisory Council of Harvard Business Review, on the Academic Advisory Board of the Institute for Family Business Research Foundation in London, on the Board of Supervisors of the Grenke Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies in Berlin, and he is the former Chair of the Family Business Research SIG at the European Academy of Management and the former Chairman of the European Leadership Council and Global Board Member of the Global STEP Project for Family Enterprising at Babson College (USA).

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