SMS

Maurizio Zollo
Bocconi University

Professor Zollo is the Dean’s Chaired Professor in Strategy and Sustainability at the Management and Technology department of Bocconi University and Editor-In-Chief of Organization & Environment. He has also been visiting professor at the Sloan School of Management of the M.I.T. in the Management Science group starting from 2012. A Fellow of SMS, he chaired the Innovation & Knowledge, the Stakeholder Strategy (which he co-founded) as well as the Behavioural Strategy IG. His research aims to understand how business organizations learn to grow and adapt to environmental turbulence, and how managers can guide these evolutionary processes through the combined use of strategic growth initiatives and organizational change, innovation and learning processes. It focuses on the management of complex strategic initiatives, from M&A and partnerships to sustainability-oriented innovation and organizational change efforts. He currently directs the Global Organizational Learning and Development Network (GOLDEN) for Sustainability (www.goldenforsustainability.com) and a second program on the neuro-scientific foundations of strategic decisions.