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Carroll School of Management

Simona Giorgi

assistant professor - management and organization department

EDUCATION

Ph.D., Northwestern University
M.S., Northwestern University
B.S., Universita' Bocconi

EXPERTISE/RESEARCH INTERESTS

Dr. Giorgi’s research uses cultural and institutional analysis to examine social evaluations, framing, and change in the context of securities analysis, food movements, environmental non-profits, the Catholic Church, and the automobile industry.


SELECTED APPOINTMENTS AND AWARDS

  • Faculty Fellowship, Carroll School of Management, 2012-2013
  • Art Stinchcombe Dissertation Prize, Social Interaction and Organizing at Northwestern (SION), Northwestern University, honorable mention/finalist, May 2010.
  • PhD Sustainability Academy Best Paper Award, Richard Ivey School of Business at The University of Western Ontario and the Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability, October 22-29, 2009.
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Grant, Targeted Watershed Project, grant for a study on stakeholders’ management on environmental innovation in Chicago, 2009-2010.
  • Dispute Resolution Research Center Grant, Northwestern University, grant for study on cooperation among environmental non-profit organizations in Chicago ($5,000), 2008


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Giorgi, Simona and Klaus Weber. 2014. Making the Cut: Framing and Audience Appreciation in the Context of Investment Advice, Administrative Science Quarterly. (forthcoming)
  • Giorgi, Simona, Christi Lockwood, and Mary Ann Glynn. The Many Faces of Culture: Making Sense of 30 Years of Research on Culture in Organization Studies, Academy of Management Annals. (forthcoming)
  • Giorgi, Simona, and Mary Ann Glynn. The Aesthetics of Data: Qualitative Analysis of Visual and Other Non-textual Forms of Data. In K.D. Elsbach and R.M. Kramer (eds.), Doing Innovative Qualitative Research in Organizations: Paths to Cool Ideas and Interesting Papers, Routledge, Taylor, and Francis Group, Organization and Management Series. (forthcoming)
  • Giorgi, Simona, Margaret E. Guider, and Jean Bartunek. 2014. Productive Resistance: A Study of Change, Emotions, and Identity in the Context of the Apostolic Visitation of U.S. Women Religious, 2008-2012. In Nelson Phillips, Michael Lounsbury, and Paul Tracey (eds.), Religion and Organization Theory, Research in the Sociology of Organizations, 41, 259-300.
  • Glynn, Mary Ann and Simona Giorgi. 2013. Taking the Cultural Turn: Reading Cultural Sociology. Academy of Management Review, 28, 466-470.
  • Glynn, Mary Ann, Simona Giorgi, and Christi Lockwood. 2012. Organization Culture. Oxford Bibliographies in Management (Editor: Ricky Griffin). New York: Oxford University Press, http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780199846740/obo-9780199846740-0059.xml.
  • Glynn, Mary Ann, Simona Giorgi, and Andrea Tunarosa. 2012. Organizational Learning and the Learning Organization. Encyclopedia of Management Theory, SAGE Reference project, 440-444.
  • Rao, Hayagreeva and Simona Giorgi. 2006. Code Breaking: How Entrepreneurs Exploit Cultural Logics to Generate Institutional Change. Research in Organizational Behavior, 27, 279-314.


PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Professor Giorgi is a member of the Academy of Management and the American Sociological Association and acts as a reviewer for the Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, America Sociological Review, Journal of Business Ethics, Organization Science, Organization Studies, ad-hoc reviewer, Research in the Sociology of Organizations, and Strategic Management Journal.