Professor of Strategic Management

Ph.D in Management Science, Stanford University
M.Sc. in Sociology, Stanford University
Degree in Economics, Universitá degli studi di Napoli – Federico II

Fabrizio Ferraro is Professor of Strategic Management at IESE Business School. He received his PhD in Management from Stanford University. His current research explores the emergence of responsible and impact investing in the financial sector. Previously he studied the institutionalization of the Global Reporting Initiative, the role of economics language in organizing, and robust action strategies to tackle grand challenges. His work has been published in Administrative Science QuarterlyAcademy of Management ReviewAcademy of Management JournalOrganization Science, and Organization Studies, among others.

He received the 2005 IESE Prize for Excellence in Research, the 2006 Best Paper Award from the Academy of Management Review, and the 2017 Roland Calor Price for the Best Paper published in Organization Studies.  His research on responsible investing has been supported by a five-year grant (2011-2015) of the European Research Council. He serves or has served as a member of the editorial board of Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Discovery, and European Management Review.

His teaching in the MBA, EMBA, GEMBA, AMP and other Executive Education programs is primarily focused on strategic leadership and strategy execution. He teaches the Impact Investing course in the MBA program. In the Fashion and Luxury Goods Industry, in addition to coordinating the IESE Industry Meeting, he teaches an MBA course, and has written case studies on companies such as Diesel, Moncler, Michael Kors, Superdry, and Yoox.

He also taught executive programs and/or consulted for firms such as Shiseido, Swire, Abertis, Telefonica, ENEL, Oracle, Banco Santander, Henkel, Nestlé, Puig, Lavazza, and Gonzalez-Byass.

Areas of interest

* Strategy Execution
* Responsible Investing
* Fashion and Luxury Goods Industry