Giovanni Battista Dagnino is Deputy Chair and Dean of Research in the Department of Economics and Business of the University of Catania, Italy, where he is Professor of Business Economics and Management. He is also member of the University Spin-off Board. In addition, he is Visiting Professor at IE Business School in Madrid, faculty member of the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management, Fellow of the Strategic Planning Society in London, and Friend of the European Investment Bank Institute in Luxembourg. Further information at About page.
His current research revolves around the advancement of the strategic theory of the firm with specific focus on coopetition strategy dynamics, the management of temporary advantages, hubris-driven strategies, the relationships between strategy, governance and entrepreneurship, the role of anchor firms and networks in regional innovation and development, and the evolution of research methods and strategy paradigms. He has authored/edited twelve books and several articles in leading management journals. Further information at Research Interests and Agenda.