Luca Gastaldi

Core Faculty | Associate Professor

Short Profile outline

Luca Gastaldi is Associate Professor at the School of Management of Politecnico di Milano. He teaches "Firms and Strategic Decisions" at the MSc of Management and Information Engineering and he is part of the core faculty of the MIP Graduate School of Business, where he teaches Business Process Management, Change Management and Organisation Theory and Design. Since 2013, he is board member of CINet, an international research network on continuous innovation. Over the years, he promoted research and consulting projects in the area of digital innovation, with a peculiar emphasis on public entities. He is director of the "Digital Agenda" and "Design Thinking for Business" Observatories.

Education

PHD: Management Economics and Industrial Engineering, Politecnico di Milano .

Master of Science: Management Engineering, Politecnico di Milano.

Academic course held at SOM

Impresa E Decisioni Strategiche

Laboratorio Di Analisi E Modellizzazione Dei Processi + Prova Finale

Project Work + Prova Finale

Tirocinio [Lp Ges Cr]

Impresa E Decisioni Strategiche

Laboratorio Di Analisi E Modellizzazione Dei Processi + Prova Finale

Tirocinio [Lp Ges Cr]

Impresa e decisioni strategiche

Tiocinio [Lp Ges CR]

Impresa e decisioni strategiche

Impresa e decisioni strategiche

Analisi e progettazione dei processi aziendali

Analisi e progettazione dei processi aziendali

Analisi e progettazione dei processi aziendali

Teaching Areas: PEOPLE MANAGEMENT & ORGANIZATION (PMO)

EMBA

Specializing masters

Research

His research interests are in the fields of digital innovation, smart working and design thinking, with a peculiar emphasis on public entities. He is co-Director of “Digital Agenda” and “Design Thinking for Business” Observatories, and Senior Researcher in the “Digital Innovation in Healthcare” and “Smart Working” Observatories. On all these topics he published several papers in peer- reviewed international journals.

Relevant Publications

Agostini L.| Galati F.| Gastaldi L. (2020), "The digitalization of the innovation process: Challenges and opportunities from a management perspective", European Journal of Innovation Management, 23, 1-12

De Benedictis A.| Lettieri E.| Gastaldi L.| Masella C.| Urgu A.| Tartaglini D. (2020), "Electronic medical records implementation in hospital: An empirical investigation of individual and organizational determinants", PLoS ONE, 15

Lessanibahri S.| Gastaldi L.| González Fernández C. (2020), "A novel pruning algorithm for mining long and maximum length frequent itemsets", Expert Systems with Applications, 142

Benedictis A.D.| Lettieri E.| Masella C.| Gastaldi L.| Macchini G.| Santu C.| Tartaglini D., "WhatsApp in hospital? An empirical investigation of individual and organizational determinants to use", PLoS ONE, 14

Foglia E.| Ferrario L.| Lettieri E.| Porazzi E.| Gastaldi L., "What drives hospital wards’ ambidexterity: Insights on the determinants of exploration and exploitation", Health Policy, 123, 1298-1307

Cautela C.| Mortati M.| Dell'Era C.| Gastaldi L., "The impact of artificial intelligence on design thinking practice: Insights from the ecosystem of startups", Strategic Design Research Journal, 12, 114-134

Gastaldi L.| Lettieri E.| Mandolfo M., "Consumer Adoption of Digital Technologies for Lifestyle Monitoring", 2019 IEEE 23rd International Symposium on Consumer Technologies, ISCT 2019, 11-16

Gastaldi L.| Radaelli G.| Lettieri E.| Luzzini D.| Corso M., "Professionals' use of ICT in hospitals: The interplay between institutional and rational factors", International Journal of Technology Management, 80, 85-106

Gastaldi L.| Pietrosi A.| Lessanibahri S.| Paparella M.| Scaccianoce A.| Provenzale G.| Corso M.| Gridelli B., "Measuring the maturity of business intelligence in healthcare: Supporting the development of a roadmap toward precision medicine within ISMETT hospital", Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 128, 84-103

Gastaldi L.| Appio F.P.| Corso M.| Pistorio A., "Managing the exploration-exploitation paradox in healthcare: Three complementary paths to leverage on the digital transformation", Business Process Management Journal, 24, 1200-1234

Pistorio A.| Gastaldi L.| Locatelli P.| Corso M., "(Re-)Designing the business model of a digital ecosystem: An example in the socio-care context", HEALTHINF 2018 - 11th International Conference on Health Informatics, Proceedings; Part of 11th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies, BIOSTEC 2018, 5, 579-586

Frank Alejandro G.;Sander Natãjlia;Gastaldi Luca;Madini Emanuele;Corso Mariano, "An Assessment Model for Virtual Communities of Practice: A Study in the Oil and Gas Industry", KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT RESEARCH AND PRACTICE, 15, 507-522

Gastaldi Luca;Corso Mariano, "Academics as Orchestrators of Innovation Ecosystems: The Role of Knowledge Management", INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT, 13, 1-24

Ghezzi Antonio;Gastaldi Luca;Lettieri Emanuele;Martini Antonella;Corso Mariano, "A Role for Startups in Unleashing the Disrupting Power of Social Media", INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, 36, 1152-1159

Appio Francesco P.;Martini Antonella;Gastaldi Luca, "Perspectives on Interorganisational and Collaborative Innovation: Introduction", INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT, 71, 155-170

Raguseo Elisabetta;Gastaldi Luca;Neirotti Paolo, "Smart Work: Supporting Employees’ Flexibility through ICT, HR practices and office layout", EVIDENCE-BASED HRM, 4, 240-256

Gastaldi Luca;Appio Francesco P.;Martini Antonella;Corso Mariano, "Academics as orchestrators of continuous innovation ecosystems: Towards a fourth generation of CI initiatives", INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT, 68, 1-20

Gastaldi Luca;Ghezzi Antonio;Mangiaracina Riccardo;Rangone Andrea;Cortimiglia Marcelo N.;Zanatta Mateus;Amaral Fernando G., "Mapping ICT access and disability in the workplace: An empirical study in Italy", WORK, 51, 293-300

Martini Antonella;Laugen B. T.;Gastaldi Luca;Corso Mariano, "Continuous Innovation: Towards a Paradoxical, Ambidextrous Combination of Exploration and Exploitation", INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT, 61, 1-22

Grants, Awards and Honours

  • Winner of the first edition of the University-Industry Innovation Network (UIIN) award for the research method adopted within the Digital Innovation in Healthcare Observatory
  • Winner of the first edition (years 2013–2015) of the Research Impact Prize of the School of Management of Politecnico di Milano for the research accomplished within the Digital Innovation in Healthcare Observatory
  • Winner of the second edition (2016) of the Research Impact Prize of the School of Management of Politecnico di Milano for the research accomplished within the Smart Working Observatory

Service to the community

  • Programme Director of the Master in Managing for Digital Innovation al MIP
  • Responsible of all the Stages in Management Engineering in Cremona Campus
  • Member of the - Responsible for the international exchange programmes towards extra European countries for all students of the Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering
  • Member of the - Responsible of the simplification of the processes of the Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering with a peculiar emphasis on procurement processes
  • Vice President of the BSc Graduation Commission in Management Engineering for the Cremona Campus
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the following journals "Creativity and Innovation Management" and "Measuring Business Excellence"
  • Reviewer for: Journal of Strategic Information Systems, Industrial Management and Data Systems, International Journal of Technology Management, Health care Management Science, International Journal of Information Management, Business Process Management Journal, Journal of Management Inquiry, Technovation, International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management, Creativity and Innovation Management, European Journal of Innovation Management, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Measuring Business Excellence

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