Pierpaolo ANDRIANI

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Pierpaolo Andriani is Professor in Complexity and Innovation Management at KEDGE Business School. He got his BA/MSc in Physics. He started his career as a scientist in industrial R&D in Italy where he was project manager for various European research and development projects in the laser industry. Then he moved to Academia and received his Ph.D. social sciences from Durham University, UK. His research interests are focused on the impact of complexity and evolutionary theory on innovation. His research has been published in journals such as Organization Science, Journal of International Business Studies, Research Policy, Long Range Planning and Complexity. His full publication profile can be found at: https://scholar.google.fr/citations?user=BxFK8nQAAAAJ&hl=en  

    Recent publications
    Publication Year of publication Type of publication
    ANDRIANI, P., G. CATTANI, "Toward an Evolutionary Theory of Shadow Options: Emergent Functions of Corning’s Glass-Based Innovations", Organization Science, 2024 2024 Journal article
    ANDRIANI, P., G. CATTANI, "Functional diversification and exaptation: the emergence of new drug uses in the pharma industry", Industrial and Corporate Change, 2022, vol. 31, no. 5, pp. 1177-1201 2022 Journal article
    ANDRIANI, P., R. KAMINSKA, "Exploring the dynamics of novelty production through exaptation: a historical analysis of coal tar-based innovations", Research Policy, 2021, vol. 50, no. 2, pp. 104171 2021 Journal article
    THOMAS, C., R.KAMINSKA, P.ANDRIANI, "Bill McKlevey - Les sciences de la complexité: un paradigme pour intégrer les différentes perspectives de l’organisation." in Les grands auteurs en strategie., Thomas Loilier & Albéric Tellier Ed., Editions EMS, pp. 531–548, 2020 2020 Book chapter
    DAWSON, N., P.ANDRIANI, "Is it time to rethink “normal” in population health research?" in Complex systems and population health: a primer.., Yorghos Apostolopoulos, Kristen Hassmiller Lich & Michael Kenneth Lemke Eds, Oxford University Press, 2020 2020 Book chapter
    CARIGNANI, G., P.ANDRIANI, "Complex analogy and modular exaptation: some critical reflections" in Handbook of Research Methods in Complexity Science: Theory and Application., Ed., Edward Elgar Publishing, chap. 22, pp. 483-506, 2018 2018 Book chapter
    ANDRIANI, P., "Exaptation, serendipity and aging", Mechanisms of Ageing and Development, 2017, vol. 163, pp. 30-35 2017 Journal article
    ANDRIANI, P., A. ALI, M. MASTROGIORGIO, "Measuring Exaptation and Its Impact on Innovation, Search, and Problem Solving", Organization Science, 2017, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 320-338 2017 Journal article
    ANDRIANI, P., G.CATTANI, "Exaptation as source of creativity, innovation, and diversity: introduction to the Special Section", Industrial and Corporate Change, 2016, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 115-131 2016 Journal article
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