Emanuele Pizzurno


Emanuele Pizzurno, PhD, is the Deputy Director of the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Competitiveness and Assistant Professor of Management at the School of Industrial Engineering of LIUC Università Cattaneo where he is also coordinator of the Energy and Sustainability Management course.

He is also research fellow and professor at the Scuola Mattei - Eni Corporate University and at the Department of Management and Industrial Engineering - Politecnico di Milano, as well as Affiliate Faculty Member in the MOC Program at Harvard Business School.

The major research and teaching topics concern open innovation and technology management; he has also long studied environmental strategies and management. On these issues, he is the author of several scientific publications.

Selected Publications

1.    De Massis, A., Frattini, F., Pizzurno, E., Cassia, L. (2015). Product Innovation in Family vs. Non-Family Firms: an Exploratory Analysis. Journal of Small Business Management, Vol. 53, n. 1, 1-36

2.    Alberti, F. G., Giusti, J. D., Papa, F., Pizzurno, E., (2014). Competitiveness policies for medical tourism clusters: Government initiatives in Thailand. International Journal of Economic Policy in Emerging Economies, Vol. 7, n. 3, 281-309

3.    Halkias, D., Pizzurno, E., De Massis, A., Fragoudakis M., (2014). Halal products and services offered by Italian family businesses in the tourism and hospitality sector: brief case studies of entrepreneurship and innovation. Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, Vol. 19, n. 2, 1-12

4.    Alberti, F. G., Papa, F., Pizzurno, E., (2014). Search breadth, open innovation and family firms: evidences in Italian mid-high tech SMEs, International Journal of Technology Intelligence and Planning, Vol. 10, n. 1, 29-48

5.    Alberti, F. G., Pizzurno, E., (2013). Technology, innovation and performance in family firms. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, Vol. 17, n. 1/2/3, 142-161

6.    Lazzarotti, V., Manzini, R., Pellegrini, L., Pizzurno, E., (2013). Open Innovation in the automotive industry: why and how? Evidence from a multiple case-study. International Journal of Technology Intelligence and Planning, Vol. 9, n. 1, 37-56

7.    Di Foggia, G., Lazzarotti, V., Pizzurno, E., (2012). The economics and management of innovation in travel and tourism services: the case of European cruise industry in Dubai. UTMS Journal of Economics, Vol. 3, n. 2, 167-179

8.    Pellegrini, L., Lazzarotti, V., Pizzurno, E., (2012). From outsourcing to Open Innovation: a case study in the oil industry. International Journal of Technology Intelligence and Planning, Vol. 8, n. 2, 182-196

9.    Lazzarotti, V., Manzini, R., Pizzurno, E., (2012). Setting up innovation networks: the case of a small company in the calibration industry. Asia Pacific Management Review, Vol. 17, n. 3, 281-300

10.    Cassia, L., De Massis, A., Pizzurno, E., (2012). Strategic innovation and new product development in family firms: an empirically grounded theoretical framework. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour & Research, Vol. 18, n. 2, 198-232

11.    Di Foggia, G., Ferrari, S., Lazzarotti, V., Pizzurno, E., (2011). Innovation process for Halal product development: an empirical analysis of Italian firms. Management Research and Practice, Vol. 3, n. 1, 27-47

12.    Cassia, L., De Massis, A., Pizzurno, E., (2011). An exploratory investigation on NPD in small family businesses from northern Italy. International Journal of Business, Management and Social Sciences, Vol. 2, n. 2, 1-14

13.    Lazzarotti, V., Pizzurno, E., (2010). Le collaborazioni tecnologiche nelle attività di innovazione nel settore manifatturiero. Microimpresa, n. 25, 75-123

14.    Lazzarotti, V., Pizzurno, E., (2010). What is the place of technical and scientific service companies (TSS) in the process of developing new products? Insights on their managerial and organizational features. International Journal of Engineering, Science and Technology, Vol. 2, n. 9, 39-53

15.    Borga, F., Citterio, A., Noci, G., Pizzurno, E., (2009). Sustainability report in small enterprises: case studies in Italian furniture companies. Business Strategy and the Environment, Vol. 18, n. 3, 162-176

16.    Chiesa, V., Manzini, R., Pizzurno, E., (2008). The market for technological intangibles: a conceptual framework for the commercial transactions. International Journal of Learning and Intellectual Capital, Vol. 5, n. 2, 186-207

17.    Clô, A., Grant, R.M., Migliavacca, S., Pizzurno, E., (2008). Le strategie competitive delle imprese petrolifere internazionali. Economia & Management, n. 1, 9-22

18.    Chiesa, V., Gilardoni, E., Manzini, R., Pizzurno, E., (2008). Determining the value of intellectual property assets: a study and an empirical application. International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management, Vol. 5, n. 1, 123-147

19.    Chiesa, V., Frattini, F., Gilardoni, E., Manzini, R., Pizzurno, E., (2007). Searching for factors influencing technological asset value. European Journal of Innovation Management, Vol. 10, n. 4, 467-488

20.    Citterio, A., Noci, G., Pizzurno, E., (2007). Promoting environmental strategies: a case study of territorial assessment. Progress in Industrial Ecology, an International Journal, Vol. 4, n. 3/4, 247-267

21.    Manzini, R., Noci, G., Ostinelli, M., Pizzurno, E., (2006). Assessing environmental product declaration opportunities: a reference framework. Business Strategy and the Environment, Vol. 15, n. 2, 118-134

22.    Ferrari, S., Noci, G., Pizzurno, E., (2004). Il ruolo delle soluzioni ICT a supporto del processo di marketing. Finanza, marketing e produzione, Vol. 22, n. 4, 98-123

23.    Chiesa, V., Manzini, R., Pizzurno, E., (2004). The externalisation of R&D activities and the growing market of product development services. R&D Management, Vol. 34, n. 1, 65-75

Specialization and Interests

Competitiveness and clusters

Open innovation and innovation management