Tommaso Buganza

Core Faculty | Associate Professor

Short Profile outline

Tommaso Buganza is Associate Professor of Leadership and Innovation at the School of Management of Politecnico di Milano where he also is co-founder of LEADIN'Lab, the Laboratory for Leadership, Design and Innovation. He is a lecturer in Innovation Management and Project Management, responsible for the Project Management Academy and coordinator of the innovation and training area at MIP. He is a member of the Board of the International Product Development Management Conference EIASM-IPDMC. His research activity explores the intersection between technological innovation and leadership and has been published in peer-reviewed journals and in a number of books.

Education

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

Master of Science: Management Engineering, Politecnico di Milano.

Academic course held at SOM

Strategia ed economia del progetto

Strategia ed economia del progetto

Strategia ed economia del progetto

Strategie ed economia del progetto

Business plan di prodotti comunicativi multimediali

Leadership & innovation

Leadership & innovation

Leadership & innovation

Leadership & innovation

Research

His primary research fields lies at the intersection between Leadership, Design and Innovation. In particular, he focuses on the Engagement mechanisms in Innovation Activities (mainly focusing on the individual dimension in the innovation process) and on the Technological side of Innovation (mainly focusing on the opportunities unveiled by digital technologies, enabling platform and data-related business models). Furthermore, he focuses also on Project Management as a discipline to foster innovation, studying in particular the role of flexibility.

Relevant Publications

Patrucco Andrea S.;Pellizzoni Elena;Buganza Tommaso, "The design process of corporate universities: A stakeholder approach", JOURNAL OF WORKPLACE LEARNING, 29, 304 - 318

Trabucchi Daniel;Buganza Tommaso;Pellizzoni Elena, "Document Give Away Your Digital Services: Leveraging Big Data to Capture Value", RESEARCH-TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT, 60, 43 - 52

Trabucchi Daniel;Pellizzoni Elena;Buganza Tommaso;Verganti Roberto, "Interplay between technology and meaning: How music majors reacted?", CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION MANAGEMENT, 26, 327 - 338

Buganza Tommaso;Dell'Era Claudio;Pellizzoni Elena;Trabucchi Daniel;Verganti Roberto, "Unveiling the Potentialities Provided by New Technologies: A Process to Pursue Technology Epiphanies in the Smartphone App Industry", CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION MANAGEMENT, 24, 391 - 414

Buganza Tommaso;Colombo Gabriele;Landoni Paolo, "SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES COLLABORATIONS WITH UNIVERSITIES FOR NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT: AN ANALYSIS OF THE DIFFERENT PHASES", JOURNAL OF SMALL BUSINESS AND ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT, 21, 1 - 23

Buganza Tommaso;Kalchschmidt Matteo;Bartezzaghi Emilio;Amabile D., "Measuring the impact of a major project management educational program: The PMP case in Finmeccanica", INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT, 31, 285 - 298

Colombo Gabriele;Buganza Tommaso;Klanner I.;Roiser S., "CROWDSOURCING INTERMEDIARIES AND PROBLEM TYPOLOGIES: AN EXPLORATIVE STUDY", INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INNOVATION MANAGEMENT, 17, 1 - 24

Grants, Awards and Honours

  • Best Paper Award Runner Up at the 26th International Product Development Management Conference (Leicester, England), for the paper "Disrupting the Disruptors or enhancing them? How the Blockchain reshapes Two-Sided Platforms"
  • Best Paper Award at the 10th International Product Development Management Conference (Brussels, Belgium), for the paper "Life-Cycle Flexibility: how to measure and improve the innovative capability in turbulent environments"
  • Best Paper Award at the 11th International Product Development Management Conference (Dublin, Ireland), for the paper "Exploring The Relationships Between Product Development and Environmental Turbulence: The Case of Mobile Tlc Services”
  •  Best PhD Student Paper Award at the 3rd Abbè Gregoire Innovation Days (paris, France), for the paper "The antecedents of Disruption: Business Model configurations of Big Bang Disruptors"

Service to the community

  • Co-Director of the Executive Programme in , 12/03/0018 - to date
  • Director - Project Management Academy MIP
  • Member of the MIP Board
  • Reviewer for: Creativity and Innovation Management; California Management Review; European Journal of Innovation Management; Industry and innovation.International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management; International Journal of innovation Management, International Journal of Operations and Production Management; International Journal of project Management; International Journal of Technology Management; Journal of Design Strategy; Journal of Product Innovation Management; Journal of Small Business Management; Operation Management Research; R&D Management; Technovation

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