Giada Di Stefano

Giada Di Stefano ©HEC Paris

Giada Di Stefano is an Associate Professor of Strategy at HEC Paris. Her general research interests are in the area of innovation, knowledge, and organizational learning. More specifically, she studies the creation and transfer of knowledge, with particular emphasis on the underlying behavioral mechanisms. Empirically, she has been adopting different methods, with a preference for field experiments conducted in real organizational settings. Her work has been published in the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Perspectives, Advances in Strategic Management, Industrial and Corporate Change, Research Policy, and Strategic Management Journal. In 2011, she was awarded the Best Dissertation Award of the AoM TIM Division. In 2015, she was runner-up for the Emerging Scholar Award of that same division. During the 2016 SMS Annual Meeting, she received three best-paper awards for her most recent work. She currently serves as a Representative-at-Large for the SMS Behavioral Strategy Interest Group, a position she previously held for the AoM STR and TIM Divisions. Giada has a PhD from Bocconi University, Italy.

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Articles written by Giada Di Stefano

Transformation is a difficult challenge for companies. How can the art of storytelling guide (...)

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Creative professionals such as chefs, fashion designers, or even computer programmers do not (...)

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While economic research has traditionally emphasized knowledge and technology as the main force (...)

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Tribunes written by Giada Di Stefano

Point of View19 July 2018

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No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same (...)

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In a busy business world where everyone wants to increase the performance and productivity of the workforce, we tend to work faster and harder, (...)

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Her talk explores the social norms that govern behaviour when knowledge cannot be effectively protected as intellectual property.Giada Di Stefano is (...)

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