Curriculum Vitae

SDA Professor

Degree in Business Administration at Bocconi University, Milan, Italy, 2000
Ph.D. in Organization and Information Systems, LUISS "Guido Carli", Roma, Italy 2008
Leadership and Negotiation, Negotiation International Business Deals, Harvard Law School, Boston (USA), 2013
Director of SDA Bocconi Learning Lab, since 2009
Director of BETA, Educational Innovation Center of Bocconi University, 2016-current

Academic position and/or Professional activities

Adjunct professor, Dept of Management and Technology, Bocconi University

Research Interests

  • Negotiation and Team management
  • Organizational analysis and design
  • Change management
  • Organizational behavior in the adoption process of new technologies
  • Learning and innovation methodologies
  • Educational paradigm shifts
  • Blended learning systems


Books (selection)

  • Caporarello, L. et al (Eds) (2016) The Global Integrative Module: an online learning experience to train future managers to solve todays’ global social challenges, In “Educating for Responsible Management: Putting Theory into Practice”, Greenleaf, UK
  • Caporarello, L., Cesaroni, F., Giesecke, R., Missikoff, M. (eds) (2016) Digitally supported innovation. A multi-disciplinary view on enterprise, public sector and user innovation, Springer,  Germany
  • Caporarello, L., Inesta, A. (2016) Blended Learning Approach: How Is the Learning Educational Paradigm Changing? Reflections and a Proposed Framework, In D’Ascenzo, F. et al (eds) “Blurring the boundaries through digital innovation”, Springer, Germany
  • Caporarello, L. (ed) (2015) Negoziazione, Egea, Milano
  • Caporarello, L., Magni, M. (2015) Team management, seconda edizione, Egea, Milano
  • Caporarello, L. (2015) Creare un team “responsabile”, In Magni, M., Pennarola, F. “Responsible Leadership”, Egea, Milano
  • Caporarello, L., Magni, M. (2014) La negoziazione in azienda, In Guida, C., Picozzi, M. (Eds.) “Operare in situazioni complesse – la negoziazione nei contesti critici”, Egea, Milano
  • Caporarello, L., Di Martino, B., Martinez, M. (eds) (2014) Smart organizations need smart artifacts: fostering interactions between people, technologies, and processes, Lecture Notes in Information Systems and Organization, Springer, Germany
  • Caporarello, L., (2014) L’organizzazione flessibile e adattiva, In Raffaglio, M., Manzoni, B. (eds) “HR management”, Egea, Milano
  • Caporarello, L., Magni, M., Pennarola, F. (2014) All That Glitters Is Not Gold: Alleged Innovations In Human Computer Interaction, In Baglieri, D., Metallo, C., Rossignoli, C., Pezzillo, M. (Eds) “IS, Management, Organization and Control: Smart Practices and Effects”, Lecture Notes in Information Systems and Organization, Springer, Germany
  • Manzoni, B., Caporarello, L., Saviozzi, F. (2014) L’architetto. Sette sfide manageriali per la crescita professionale, Egea, Milano
  • Caporarello, L., Sarchioni, G. (2013) Does technology-mediated learning matter for effective teams? In: Spagnoletti, P. (ed) “Organizational Change and Information Systems”, Springer, Germany
  • Basaglia, S., Caporarello, L., Magni, M., Pennarola, M. (2013) Designing Teams for Enhancing Individual Added-Value Use of Technology. In: De Marco, M., Baskerville, R., Spagnoletti, P. (eds) “Designing Organizational Systems”, Springer, Germany
  • Pennarola, F., Caporarello, L. (2013) Enhanced class replay: will this turn into better learning?, In Wankel, C., Blessinger, P. (eds) “Increasing student engagement and retention using classroom technologies: classroom response system systems and mediated discourse technologies”, Emerald Group Publishing, UK
  • Caporarello, L., Magni, M. (2011) Team management, Egea
  • Pennarola, F., Caporarello, L. (2011) The Road Ahead: turning human resource functions into strategic business partners with innovative information systems management decisions, In: Carugati, A., Rossignoli, C. (Eds) “Emerging Themes in Information Systems and Organization Studies”, Physica-Verlag, Springer
  • Caporarello, L., Viachka, A. (2010) Individual readiness for change in the context of enterprise resource planning system implementation, In: D’Atri et al (Eds) “Management of the Interconnected World”, Springer
  • Caporarello, L., Sambamurthy, V. (2009) Antecedents factors of the IT involvement into Top management team: a conceptual model proposal, In: Di Guardo, M. C., Pinna, R., Zaru, D. (Eds) “Per lo sviluppo, la competitività e l’innovazione del sistema economico”, Franco Angeli, Milano

Articles (selection)

  • Caporarello, L., Inesta, A. (2016) Make blended learning happen: conditions for a successful change process in higher education institutions, EAI Transactions on e-Learning
  • Caporarello, L., Magni, M., Pennarola, F. (2016) Is Technology Mediated Learning Really Improving Performance Of Students?, EAI Transactions on e-Learning
  • Caporarello, L., Sarchioni, G. (2014) E-learning: the receipe for success, Journal of e-Learning and Knowledge Society, 10(1), 117-128
  • Saviozzi, F., Caporarello, L., Manzoni, B. (2014) Design and Management: Affinità elettive, relazioni pericolose o c’eravamo tanto amati? Economia & Management
  • Caporarello, L., Manzoni, B., Salvemini, S. (2012) Negli studi di architettura c’è spazio per il manager?, Economia & Management, n.5
  • Caporarello, L., Buscemi, L. (2012) I tablet a lezione: vantaggi reali o ancora potenziali?, Sviluppo&Organizzazione, n.249
  • Caporarello, L. (2011) Il paradigma della formazione manageriale: il ruolo delle management simulation, working paper, SDA Bocconi Learning Lab
  • Basaglia, S., Caporarello, L., Magni, M., Pennarola, F. (2010) IT Knowledge integration capability and team performance: the role of team climate, International Journal of Information Management, 30(6)
  • Basaglia, S., Caporarello, L., Magni, M., Pennarola, F. (2009) Individual Adoption of Convergent Mobile Phone in Italy, Review of Managerial Science, 3
  • Basaglia, S., Caporarello, L., Magni, M., Pennarola, F. (2008) Environmental and organizational drivers influencing the adoption of VoIP, Information Systems and E-Business Management, 7(1)

Online management simulations

  • Caporarello L. (2013) Sherlock: the investigative negotiator, SDA Bocconi Learning Lab
  • Caporarello L. (2013) Gear: make your action plan to effectively manage the organizational change, SDA Bocconi Learning Lab
  • Caporarello L., Manzoni B. (2012) Holyrood: issues in managing a complex project team, SDA Bocconi Learning Lab
  • Caporarello L., Magni M. (2012) John Red: leading your team successfully, SDA Bocconi Learning Lab

Conference papers (selection)

  • Caporarello, L., Magni, M., Pennarola, F. (2016) Let’s learn together: team integration climate, individual states and learning using computer-based simulations, Italian Chapter of Association for Information Systems, Verona, Italy
  • Caporarello, L., Manzoni, B., Bigi, M. (2016) E-learning effectiveness from a students’ perspective: an empirical study, Italian Chapter of Association for Information Systems, Verona, Italy
  • Caporarello, L., Inesta, A., Stadler, M. (2015) Technology-enhanced learning: potential powerful learning environments to develop students’ competences to make opening governance possible, Academy of Management - PDW, Vancouver, Canada
  • Caporarello, L., Magni, M., Pennarola, F. (2014) Does Culture Make The Difference? Technology Acceptance And Diffusion In India, presented at the Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems, Verona, Italy
  • Caporarello, L. (2014) Online Management Simulations as an effective driver to foster management education processes, Academy of Management - PDW, Philadelphia, USA
  • Caporarello, L., Sarchioni, G. (2012) Effectiveness of technology-mediated learning in teams, presented at the E-Learn 2012 Conference, Montreal, Canada
  • Magni, M., Maruping, L., Caporarello, L., Basaglia, S. (2011) Innovating with technology in team contexts: a trait activation theory perspective. In: International Conference on Information Systems, Shanghai, China
  • Caporarello, L., Costa Zaccarelli, D. (2009) The mediating role of absorptive capacity on the relationship between climate and commitment, In: Poulymenakou, A., Pouloudi, N., Pramatari, K. (Eds) 4th Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems, Athens, Greece
  • Setia, P., Caporarello, L., Magni, M., Basaglia, S. (2008) Complementarities between behavioral integration and IT Use: Impacts on absorptive capacity and team effectiveness, Conference on Information Systems and Technology, Washington DC, USA
  • Maruping, L., Magni, M., Caporarello, L., Basaglia, S. (2008) What’s the weather like? The effect of team climate and individual attributes on individual intention to explore a new technology, Americas Conference on Information Systems, Toronto, Canada