The eighth presenters in the MLGRG speaker series is Dr. Giovanni Battista Dagnino, University of Catania, Italy. Friday, Oct 4, 2013.  


The presentation titled


Coopetition Strategy at the University of Catania

Dr. Dagnino during the presentation

Dr. Dagnino provided a very interesting unconventional presentation of the state of the art and research directions of an investigation stream (i.e., coopetition strategy) carried out by a specific research group at the University of Catania. The presentation was of a threefold. First, it depicted a distinctive picture of previous, current, and future research directions performed and planned by the Coopetition Team based at the University of Catania, Italy. Second, by emphasizing the importance of developing managers? Good understanding of coopetition problems and tensions, he offered some hints on the main drivers of the managerial impact of coopetition. Finally, on the ground of the two tips above, he attempted to explore intriguing overlapping areas for research collaboration with scholars and teams interested in this expanding perspective that is rapidly gaining significance and influence in management theory and practice.

Giovanni Battista DAGNINO is Professor in the Department of Economics and Business of the University of Catania, Italy, where he is Coordinator of the PhD Program in Economics and Management and Academic Director of GRIM-Group of Research on Insurance and Banking Economics and Management. In addition, he is faculty member of the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management in Brussels, Fellow of the Strategic Planning Society in London, and Friend of the European Investment Bank Institute in Luxembourg.

He has held visiting positions at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, Wharton School, London Business School, IESE Business School, Grenoble Ecole de Management, the University of Mannheim and IAE Business School, Universidad Austral, Buenos Aires. In 2008-2010 he has served as Deputy Chair and Interim Chair of his Department.

He is Associate Editor of Long Range Planning and serves on the editorial boards ofStrategic Management Journal, Long Range Planning(2007-2012),Journal of Management and Governance, International Journal of Strategic Business Alliances, International Studies of Management and Organization, American Journal of Business andEconomia e Politica Industriale/Journal of Industrial and Business Economics, as well as in the scientific advisory board of Grenoble Ecole de Management.