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Tuesday 21 November 2017
INTERNATIONAL PH.D. IN MANAGEMENT
CURRICULUM IN: INNOVATION, SUSTAINABILITY AND HEALTHCARE
Francesco Paolo Appio print

EDUCATION BACKGROUND
September 2010:Industrial Engineering Section A. Ordine degli Ingegneri della Provincia di Bari (Engineer Register Provincia di Bari). Identification number 9165
Feb 2007 – Apr 2009:Politecnico di Bari, Orabona street, I – 70126 Bari with M.Sc. thesis carried out at DTU (Technical University of Denmark), Anker Engelundsvej, DK – 2800 Kgs. Lyngby (Sep 2008-Apr 2009). Top graduation mark (110/110 cum laude). Dissertation topic: “Managing the Early Stages of the Fuzzy Front End of Innovation: How Companies Use Tools to Identify and Analyze Opportunities” (survey on Italian and Danish companies).
Sep 2002 – Dec 2006: Politecnico di Bari, 4, Orabona street, I – 70126 Bari. B.Sc. in Management Engineering. “Work Flexibility and Labour Relations” (survey on an Italian company)
WORKSHOPS/SEMINARS: “Human Resource Management as strategic lever for firms competitiveness” (Rome, 2007). Speakers: Dott. Luigi Pezzilli, Head of Human Resources & Local compliance Officer Swiss Re in Italia e Vice Presidente G.I.D.P./H.R.D.A. per Lazio Centro Sud. Dott. Massimo Culini, Head of Human Resource Banca di Roma, Gruppo Capitalia.
“Mobility, the City & STS” (Technical University of Denmark, 2008).
“Green Product Innovation” (Politecnico di Bari, 2009). Speakers: Prof. Ashish Pujari, McMaster University, ON Canada. Prof. Brigitte Tantawy Monsou, HEC, Paris, France. Italian Companies such as Italcementi Group, Novamont.
“The Geography of Innovation and Entrepreneurship” (Politecnico di Bari, 2009), 12th Uddevalla Symposium, Sweden.
“Strategic Alliances: Performance Implications of Exploration, Exploitation, and Organizational Differences” (Politecnico di Bari, 2009). Speaker: Prof. Dovev Lavie, Technion Israel Institute of Technology
CONFERENCES/SUMMER SCHOOLS: “Differences and Similarities in Technology Management”, 20th EIASM European Doctoral Summer School, Campus SIAF, Volterra – Italy, September 6-10 (2010).

WORK EXPERIENCE:
Since October 2010: PhD student in “Management: innovation, services and sustainability” at Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa (Italy).
Jan – Apr 2010: Nestlé Italiana SpA Internship into the Marketing Department as Assistant Product Manager.

PUBLICATIONS

  • “Fuzzy Decision Support in the Early Phases of the Fuzzy Front End of Innovation in Product Development” Authors: S. Achiche, F.P. Appio. Part of: Proceedings of the ASME 2010 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC/CIE 2010 (ISBN: 978-0-7918-3881-5) , 2010, Montreal, Qc, Canada. Type: Full conference paper publ. in proceedings/book. Presented at: ASME 2010 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (CIE) (CIE) - 30th, 2010, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.Status: published

RESEARCH INTERESTS
My research interests concern Decision Making in New Product Development (NPD).
The research proposal is focused on the Management of the Fuzzy Front End of Innovation (i.e. the early stages of the NPD process) in situations of Incremental and Radical Innovation.

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