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Sciascia, Salvatore
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Curriculum Vitae

Titoli di studio:
- Master degree in Business Administration at LIUC (2000)
- PhD in Business Administration at LIUC (2004).
- Ph.D. courses attended at the Jonkoping International Business School and Università della Svizzera Italiana
Posizioni presso la LIUC:
Rector's Delegate for Research

Co-director of FABULA (FAmily BUsiness LAb)

Full Professor, responsible for "Family Business Management & Organization" (Bachelor); "International Strategy & Multinational Corporation" (Master); "Family Business Management & Governance" (Master)

At post-graduate level, he teaches "Strategic Management" within programs as the International MBA and the Master in Merchant Banking.
Posizioni presso altre università:
Affiliated Professor at Centre for Family Entrepreneurship and Ownership (CeFEO), Jonkoping International Business School (Sweden)

Contract Professor at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (Switzerland).

In the past, he received appointments from several Universities (Milano-IULM, Catania, Verona, Milano-Cattolica, Milano-Bocconi, Valle d'Aosta, Pisa, Grenoble, Jonkoping, Vilnius and Lancaster).
Attività di ricerca:
Research interests:
- Family Business
- Business Strategy
- Firm performance
- Growth
- Corporate Entrepreneurship

Awards and recognitions:
- honorable mention for a paper presented at the 21th IFERA World Family Business Research Conference (year 2022);
- Top cited article 2020-2021 - European Management Review (year 2022);
- honorable mention for a paper presented at the 21th IFERA World Family Business Research Conference (year 2021);
- Top 10 cited articles 2018-2020 in Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice (year 2020)
- research excellence award Università Cattaneo-LIUC (year 2018);
- honorable mention for a paper presented at the 17th IFERA World Family Business Research Conference (year 2017);
- winner of a research grant from the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (year 2016);
- invitation to the ToFE (Theory of Family Enterprise) Conference - Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice (year 2016);
- outstanding reviewer for the 15th IFERA World Family Business Research Conference (year 2015);
- excellent reviewer for Family Business Review (year 2014);
- inclusion in the Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings (year 2014);
- Elsevier excellent reviewer for Journal of Family Business Strategy (year 2013);
- admission to the Junior Faculty Research Workshop of the SMS Entrepreneurship and Strategy Interest Group (year 2012);
- inclusion in the Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings (year 2011);
- best paper on Entrepreneurship and Family Businesses at the 6th EIASM Workshop on Family Firms Management Research (year 2010);
- best paper presented at the 9th IFERA World Family Business Research Conference (year 2009);
- best article appeared in Family Business Review (year 2008);
- honorable mention for a paper presented at the 8th IFERA World Family Business Research Conference (year 2008).

Editorial boards:
- Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice
- Family Business Review
- Journal of Small Business Management (2015-2021)
- Journal of Family Business Strategy
- Journal of Management & Governance
- Piccola Impresa / Small Business

Reviewer for: Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal; Small Business Economics; International Small Business Journal; California Management Review; Journal of Business Ethics; European Management Journal; European Management Review; Journal of International Entrepreneurship; Entrepreneurship Research Journal; Financial Reporting.

His studies were presented at the main conferences in management (AOM, EURAM, AIDEA, SIDREA), entrepreneurship (BCERC, INTENT, RENT, AGSE) and family business (FERC, IFERA, EIASM, FFI).

Conference appointments:
member of the scientific committee of the 4th Piccola Impresa / Small Business Workshop (Urbino, 2021);
member of the scientific committee of the IFERA Research Development Workshop (Brescia, 2020);
member of the scientific committee of the workshop on “Exploring the Relationships between Innovation and Internationalisation of Family Firms across Europe” (Trento, 2018);
chair of the "Governance, Management and Growth in Family Businesses" track of the EURAM Conference (Reykjavik, 2018); organizer of the SIDREA International Workshop on “Family Involvement in Management and Firm Growth (Naples, 2017);
chair of the "Family Business Governance" track of the EURAM Conference (Glasgow, 2017);
facilitator and keynote speaker at the IFERA Research Development Workshop (Wien, 2014);
keynote speaker at the 5th E-LAB International Symposium of Entrepreneurship “Family Entrepreneurship: A New Field of Research Family Entrepreneurship” (Lyon, 2013);
chair of the "Family business" track of the 1st Annual Corporate Entrepreneurship Workshop (Lyon, 2011);
member of the "Research & Education Symposium" Scientific Committee of the Family Firm Institute Conference (New York, 2009);
chair of the "Entrepreneurship in industrial districts" track of the EURAM Conference (Lubjana, 2008).
Esperienze professionali:
Advisor for
- individuals
- firms
- business associations
- public authorities
- international organizations
Principali pubblicazioni:
Salvatore Sciascia on ResearchGate


International Journal Articles

Bauweraerts, J., Rondi, E., Rovelli, P., De Massis, A., Sciascia, S. (2022). Are family female directors catalysts of innovation in family SMEs? STRATEGIC ENTREPRENEURSHIP JOURNAL, forthcoming.

Cirillo, A., Maggi, B., Sciascia, S., Lazzarotti, V., Visconti, F. (2021). Exploring family millennials’ involvement in family business internationalization: Who should be their leader? JOURNAL OF FAMILY BUSINESS STRATEGY, 1: 100455.

Bauweraerts, J., Pongelli, C., Sciascia, S., Mazzola, P. & Minichilli, A. (2021) Transforming entrepreneurial orientation into performance in family SMEs: Are nonfamily CEOs better than family CEOs?, JOURNAL OF SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, DOI: 10.1080/00472778.2020.1866763

Gjergji, R, Vena, L, Sciascia, S, Cortesi, A. (2020) The effects of environmental, social and governance disclosure on the cost of capital in small and medium enterprises: The role of family business status. BUSINESS STRATEGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT.

Cirillo, A., Sanchez-Bueno M.J., Muñoz Bullón, F., Sciascia, S. (2020). Employee Downsizing and Sales Internationalization Strategy in Family Firms. JOURNAL OF FAMILY BUSINESS STRATEGY.

Rondi, E., Sciascia, S., De Massis, A. (2020). Innovation in Small Family Firms. PICCOLA IMPRESA/SMALL BUSINESS, 1(1): 10-19.

Vena, L., Sciascia, S., Cortesi, A. (2020). Integrated reporting and cost of capital: The moderating role of cultural dimensions. JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT & ACCOUNTING, 31 (2), 191-214

Cirillo, A., Huybrechts, J., Mussolino, D., Sciascia, S., and Voordeckers, W. (2020). Researching Family Business Growth. EUROPEAN MANAGEMENT REVIEW, 17(3), 733-746.

Dawson, A., Ginesti, G., Sciascia, S. (2020). Family-related antecedents of business legality: An empirical investigation among Italian family owned SMEs. JOURNAL OF FAMILY BUSINESS STRATEGY, 11(1), 100284. doi: 10.1016/j.jfbs.2019.04.003.

Bauweraerts J, Sciascia S, Naldi L, Mazzola P (2019). Family CEO and board service: Turning the tide for export scope in family SMEs. International Business Review, vol. 28(5)

Campopiano G, Rinaldi FR, Sciascia S, De Massis A (2019). Family and non-family women on the board of directors: Effects on corporate citizenship behavior in family-controlled fashion firms. Journal of Cleaner Production 214, p. 41-51.

De Massis A, Kotlar J, Mazzola P, Minola T, Sciascia S (2018). Conflicting selves: Family owners’ multiple goals and self-control agency problems in private firms. ENTREPRENEURSHIP THEORY AND PRACTICE, vol. 42(3), p. 362-389, ISSN: 1042-2587

Drago, C., Ginesti, G, Pongelli, C., Sciascia (2018). Reporting strategies: What makes family firms beat around the bush? Family-related antecedents of annual report readability. Journal of Family Business Strategy, 9(2): 142-150.

Campopiano, G., De Massis, A., Rinaldi, F.R., Sciascia, S. (2017). Women’s involvement in family firms: Progress and challenges for future research. Journal of Family Business Strategy, 8(4): 200-212.

Bettinelli, C., Sciascia, S., Randerson, K., Fayolle, A. (2017). Researching Entrepreneurship in Family Firms. Journal of Small Business Management, 55(4): 506-529.

Sciascia, S., Nordqvist, M., Mazzola, P., De Massis, A. (2015). Family ownership and R&D intensity in small and medium-sized firms. Journal of Product Innovation Management, 32(3): 349-360.

Sciascia, S., D’Oria, L, Bruni, M., Larrañeta, B. (2014) Entrepreneurial Orientation in low-and medium-tech industries: The need for Absorptive Capacity to increase performance. European Management Journal, 32(5): 683-850.

Sciascia, S., Mazzola, P., Kellermanns (2014). Family management and profitability in private family-owned firms: Introducing generational stage and the socioemotional wealth perspective. Journal of Family Business Strategy, 5(2): 131-137.

Sciascia, S., Mazzola, P, Chirico, F. (2013). Generational Involvement in the Top Management Team of Family Firms: Exploring Non-Linear Effects on Entrepreneurial Orientation. Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, Vol. 37, N.1.

Mazzola, P., Sciascia, S. Kellermanns (2013). Non-linear effects of family sources of power on performance. Journal of Business Research. Vol 66, N.4.

Sciascia, S., Mazzola, P., Astrachan, J.H., Pieper, T. M. (2013) Family Involvement in the Board of Directors: Effects on Sales Internationalization. Journal of Small Business Management. Vol. 51, Num.1.

Clinton, E., Sciascia, S., Yadav, R. and Roche, F. (2013). Resource Acquisition in Family Firms: The Role of Family-Influenced Human and Social Capital. Entrepreneurship Research Journal, Vol. 3, Num. 1.

Sciascia, S., Clinton, E., Nason, R., James, A. and Rivera-Algarin, J. (2013). Family Communication and Innovativeness in Family Firms. Family Relations, Vol. 62.

Bettinelli, C, Bloodgood, J. Fayolle, A. Harms, R., Hayton, J., Hornsby, J., Randerson, K., Sciascia, S. and Zahra, S. (2013), Unplugged: Corporate Entrepreneurship: where are we? Where can we go from here? M@n@gement, 16(4), 357-432.

Sciascia, S., Mazzola, P., Astrachan, J.H., Pieper, T. M. (2012) The Role of Family Ownership in International Entrepreneurship: Exploring Nonlinear Effects. Small Business Economics, Vol. 38: 15-31.

Chirico, F., Sirmon, D., Sciascia, S., Mazzola, P. (2011) Resource Orchestration in Family Firms: Investigating How Entrepreneurial Orientation, Generational Involvement and Participative Strategy Affect Performance. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 5: 307–326.

Alberti, F., Sciascia, S., Tripodi, C., Visconti, F. (2011). The entrepreneurial growth of firms located in clusters: a cross-case study. International Journal of Technology Management, Vol. 54, num. 1.

Marchisio, G, Mazzola, P., Sciascia, S., Miles, M., Astrachan, J.H. (2010) Corporate Venturing in Family Business: The Effects on the Family and its Members. Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, Vol. 22, num. 3-4.

Salvato, C., Sciascia, S., Alberti, F., (2009) The Microfoundations of Corporate Entrepreneurship as an Organizational Capability. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Vol 10, num. 4.

Sciascia, S., Mazzola, P. (2008) Family Involvement in Ownership and Management: Exploring Nonlinear Effects on Performance. Family Business Review, Vol 21, num. 4.

De Vita, R., Sciascia, S., Alberti, F. (2008) Managing Resources for Corporate Entrepreneurship: The Case of Naturis. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Vol 9, num. 1.

Sciascia, S., Alberti, F., De Vita, R., Poli, A. (2007) Exploring the effects of Corporate Venturing on New Business Creation. New England Journal of Entrepreneurship, Vol 10, num 1.

Sciascia. S, Naldi, L., Hunter, E. (2006). Market Orientation as Determinant of Entrepreneurship: an empirical investigation on SMEs. International Entrepreneurship & Management Journal, Vol 2, num.1.

Alberti, F., Sciascia, S., Poli, A. (2005), The domain of Entrepreneurship Education: Key Issues. International Journal of Entrepreneurship Education, Vol 2, num. 4.

Italian Journal Articles

Sciascia, S., Pongelli, C. (2019). I cinque miti da sfatare sulle imprese familiari. Harvard Business Review Italia, 4: 108-111.

Alberti, F., Sciascia, S. (2013). La forza di resistere: strategie e risorse delle piccole imprese. Quaderni di ricerca sull’artigianato, Vol. 2.

Alberti, F., Sciascia, S., De Vita, R. (2008) Il rinnovamento strategico delle medie imprese operanti in condizioni di maturità settoriale. Economia & Management, num. 5.

Alberti, F., Sciascia, S. (2007) I marchi collettivi: un'opportunità per il rilancio della competititività dei distretti industriali. Economia & Management, num 4.

Books in English

Alberti, F., Sciascia, S., Tripodi, C., Visconti, F. (2008) Entrepreneurial Growth in Industrial Districts. Four Italian Cases. Cheltenham (UK), Edward Elgar.

Sciascia, S. (2004) Exploring Corporate Entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurial Orientation in Small and Medium-sized Enterprises. JIBS Research Report No. 4/2004, Jönköping: JIBS Ltd.

Books in Italian

Bruni, M., Sciascia, S., Amodio, A., D’Oria, L. (2014). Crescita e Redditività: le Sfide per il Successo delle Medie Imprese del Made In Italy. Milano: Egea.

Sciascia, S. (2011) Risorse Familiari e Risultati aziendali. Milano: Giuffrè (Preface by Danny Miller e Isabelle Le Breton-Miller).

Book chapters in English and International Conferences Proceedings

Pongelli, C., Sciascia, S., Minola, T. (2019). Do we really want to cut out the deadwood? Family-centered noneconomic goals, restructuring aversion and escalation of commitment. In E. Memili & Dibrel, C. (Eds.) The Palgrave Handbook of Heterogeneity among Family Firms. Palgrave.

Sciascia, S., Bettinelli, C. (2016). Corporate family entrepreneurship: the seven circumstances. In. K. Randerson, C. Bettinelli, G. Dossena & A. Fayolle (Eds.), Family Entrepreneurship: Rethinking the research agenda. Routledge.

Zahra, S., Labaki, R., Abdel Gawad, S., Sciascia, S. (2014). Family firms and social innovation: Cultivating organizational embeddedness. In L. Melin, M. Nordqvist, & P. Sharma (Eds.), The SAGE handbook of family business.

Sciascia, S., Alberti, F., Salvato, C. (2009) Firm-level entrepreneurial contents for strategic renewal: A knowledge-based perspective. In J. Katz e G.T. Lumpkin (eds) Advances in Entrepreneurship, Firm Emergence, and Growth, Vol 11.

Sciascia, S., Mazzola, P. (2009) Exploring Non-linear Effects Of Family Ownership And Involvement On Profitability: A Longitudinal Study On Non-listed Companies. Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research.

Sciascia, S., De Vita, R., Alberti, F., Poli, A. (2006). Re-thinking Corporate Entrepreneurship and Venturing: a Case Study in the Italian Food Industry. Regional Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research.

Alberti, F., Sciascia, S., Poli, A. (2004) Entrepreneurship Education: Notes on an Ongoing Debate. In: L. Iandoli, M. Raffa (a cura di) IntEnt2004. Internationalizing Entrepreneurship Education and Training Conference Proceedings (libro e CD Rom). Napoli: Edizioni Scientifiche.

Book chapters in Italian

Sinatra, A., Alberti, F., Bernardi, C., De Vita, R., Sciascia, S. (2009). Sfide e scelte strategiche delle imprese operanti nei settori maturi. In Airoldi, G., Brunetti, G., Corbetta, G., Invernizzi, G. (a cura di) Economia Aziendale e Management. Scritti in Onore di Vittorio Coda. Milano: Egea.

Mazzola, P., Sciascia, S. (2008). Proprietà familiare, internazionalizzazione e performance: l’impatto del coinvolgimento familiare e delle relazioni inter-organizzative. In Devecchi C., Fraquelli, G. (a cura di) Dinamiche di sviluppo e internazionalizzazione del family business. Bologna: Il Mulino.

Alberti, F., De Vita, R., Sciascia. S (2007) Competere con successo nel settore tessile. In Cortesi, A. (a cura di) Innovazione e delocalizzazione? Solo qualche volta. 24 casi di imprese italiane di successo nei nuovi scenari competitivi. Milano: Pearson Education Italia

Sciascia. S. (2006) La struttura del distretto tessile comasco. In Alberti, F. (a cura di) Il distretto tessile di Como. Analisi e prospettive di sviluppo. Roma: Aracne Editrice.

Sciascia. S, De Vita, R. (2006) Le dinamiche del commercio internazionale del distretto. In Alberti, F. (a cura di) Il distretto tessile di Como. Analisi e prospettive di sviluppo. Roma: Aracne Editrice.

Sciascia. S, Alberti, F. (2006) Le scelte strategiche e gli orientamenti delle imprese del distretto. In Alberti, F. (a cura di) Il distretto tessile di Como. Analisi e prospettive di sviluppo. Roma: Aracne Editrice.

Alberti, F., De Vita, R., Sciascia. S (2006) Il distretto tessile di Como: ieri, oggi e domani. In Alberti, F. (a cura di) Il distretto tessile di Como. Analisi e prospettive di sviluppo. Roma: Aracne Editrice.

Sciascia, S. (2006) Le Strategie di Portafoglio. In: Sinatra, A. (a cura di), Strategia Aziendale. Business Strategy, Corporate Strategy. Torino: Isedi.

Sciascia, S (2005) La Regione Lombardia: un caso di cambiamento strategico di successo. In: Sinatra, A. (a cura di), Cambiamento strategico e legittimazione istituzionale. Il caso della Regione Lombardia, Milano: Guerini e Associati.

Sinatra, A., Alberti, F., Sciascia, S. (2006) Conclusioni – Le strategie di cambiamento della Regione Lombardia. In: Sinatra, A. (a cura di), Cambiamento strategico e legittimazione istituzionale. Il caso della Regione Lombardia, Milano: Guerini e Associati.
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