Curriculum Vitae

Degree in Economics and Management of Arts, Culture and Communication, Bocconi University, Milan, 2003
PhD in Management Science ESADE Business School
PhD in Business Administration and Management, University "Ca’ Foscari", Venice
European Doctor Title


Academic position and/or professional activities

Associate Professor of Management, IESEG School of Management, Paris


Research Interests

  • Management of cultural institutions
  • Organizational and social mechanisms in creative and luxury industries
  • Creativity models
  • Managing ventures in creative industries

Publications

Books

  • Slavich B., Castellucci F., (2015). “Falling from the tree. The determinants of identity construction in the haute cuisine field”. in: Francesca Visintin, Daniel Pittino, Giancarlo Lauto, Paola Mazzurana (Eds.), Organizing for Growth. Theories and Practices. CreateSpace-Uniud, pp. 399-412 (capitolo)
  • Slavich B., (2013), Postfazione, in: Badia, E (Eds.), Zara. Come si confeziona il successo, EGEA, Milano, Postfazione, pp. 273-276
  • Svejenova S., Slavich B. & AbdelGawad S. (2012). “Creative Entrepreneurs: The Business Models of Haute Cuisine Chefs”, in Candace Jones, Mark Lorenzen, and Jonathan Sapsed: Oxford Handbook of Creative Industries, Oxford University Press. (capitolo)
  • Slavich B. (2009). Creativity defined: an examination of definitions, in Di Guardo, Pinna, Zaru: “Per lo sviluppo, la competitività e l’innovazione del sistema economico. Il contributo degli studi di Organizzazione aziendale”, Milano: Franco Angeli (capitolo)
  • Slavich B. (2007). Quality and performance indicators for the performing arts organizations, in Trezzini L. “I quaderni della Fondazione Paolo Grassi. Materiali di teatro”, Skena Editore (capitolo)


Articles on international journals

  • Slavich B. & Castellucci F. (2015). “Wishing upon a star: How apprentice-master similarity, status and career stage affect critics’ evaluations of apprentices in the haute cuisine industry”, Organization Studies (forthcoming).
  • Ardelet C., Slavich B., De Kerviler G., (2015), Self-referencing narratives to predict consumers’ preferences in the luxury industry: a longitudinal study, Journal of Business Research
  • Slavich B., Cappetta R., Salvemini S., (2014), “Creativity and reproduction of cultural products: the experience of haute cuisine chefs”, International Journal of Arts Management. 16(2), pp. 29-41.
  • Slavich B., Cappetta R., Giangreco A., (2014). “Exploring the link between Human Resource Practices and Turnover in Multi-Brand Companies: The Role of Brand Units Images”. European Management Journal, 32(2), pp. 177-189
  • Svejenova S. & Slavich B. (2013). “Creative Leadership. Lessons from great creators”, Harvard Deusto Business Review, November, 228, 24-35.
  • Slavich B., Montanari F. New trends in performing arts. Empirical evidence from the Italian context. "Cultural Trends", Vol. 18 (3), September 2009, 227-237


Conference papers

  • Slavich B., Svejenova S, Patriotta G. (2015). “What’s in a name? Giving form and meaning to a new culinary category”. EGOS, Athens, Greece
  • Slavich B., Castellucci F., (2014), “Falling from the tree: the determinants of identity construction in the haute cuisine field”.  EGOS, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
  • Slavich B. (2013). “Creativity: Evolution and Frontiers for Research, 1990-2012”. EURAM, European Academy of Management, Istanbul. 
  • Slavich, B. & Castellucci, F. (2012). “Wishing upon a star: Similarity to mentor and critics’ evaluations in the haute-cuisine industry”. Presentato a 28th EGOS Colloquium, Helsinki, Finland.
  • Slavich, B., Cappetta, R., & Salvemini, S. (2012). “Creativity zero defects in the haute cuisine industry”. Presentato a 28th EGOS Colloquium, Helsinki, Finland.
  • Slavich, B. & Castellucci, F. (2012). “Wishing upon a star: similarity to mentor and critics' evaluations in the haute cuisine industry”. Paper Presentato a WOA ,Workshop dei Docenti e dei Ricercatori diOrganizzazione Aziendale, Verona, Italy.
  • Slavich B. & Castellucci F. (2011). “The moderating effect of categories conformity on status transfer”. Presentato a 27th EGOS Colloquium, Gothenburg, Sweden.
  • Slavich B, Cappetta R. & Salvemini S. (2011). “Can Italian haute cuisine become a real industry? Some lessons from the near-by cultural industries”. Presentato a 11th International Conference on Arts and Cultural Management - AIMAC, Antwerp, Belgium.
  • Slavich B, Cappetta R. & Salvemini S. (2011). “Beyond the prototype. Creativity and zero defects in haute cuisine industry”. Accettato per la presentazione a Academy of Management Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
  • Slavich B, Cappetta R. & Salvemini S. (2011). “The paradoxes of creativity. Fostering and controlling creativity in haute cuisine industry”. Presentato a EURAM, European Academy of Management, Tallin, Estonia.
  • Slavich B, Cappetta R. & Salvemini S. (2011). “The paradoxes of creativity in haute cuisine industry. How to organize creativity to last beyond first generation”. Paper presentato a WOA, Workshop dei Docenti e dei Ricercatori diOrganizzazione Aziendale Naples, Italy. 
  • Slavich B., Cappetta R. & Salvemini S. (2011). “The paradoxes of creativity. The case of Italian haute cuisine industry”. Paper presentato a: The hidden sides of creativity in organizational settings, at ESSEC Business School, Paris.
  • Slavich B. (2010). “Creativity defined: an examination of definitions”. Paper presentato a Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada.
  • Slavich B, Cappetta R. & Salvemini S. (2010). “Beyond the prototype: New trajectories for Italian haute cuisine”. Paper presentato a 26th EGOS Colloquium, Lisbon.
  • Slavich B., Svejenova S. & Planellas M. (2010). “Disciplining Creativity: Creativity Models for Translating Creative Passion into Cultural Products.” Paper presentato a WOA, Workshop of the Researchers of Organization Studies, Bologna, Italy.
  • Slavich B. (2009). “Disciplining creativity: social mechanisms and HRM practices in creativity organizations”. Paper presentato a OMT Doctoral Consortium, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Chicago, USA.
  • Slavich B., Svejenova S. & Planellas M. (2009). “Creativity in a box: mechanisms for translating creative passion into cultural products”. Paper presentato a 25th EGOS Colloquium, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Slavich B. (2009). “Creativity defined: an examination of definitions”. Paper presented at the WOA, Workshop dei Docenti e dei Ricercatori diOrganizzazione Aziendale, Università di Cagliari, Italy.
  • Svejenova S., Slavich B., Planellas M. (2008). “Competing on creativity: towards a definition and typology of creativity models”. Accettato per la presentazione a The Creative Industry and the intellectual property Conference, London, UK.
  • Slavich B. (2008). “Opening up the black box of creativity. Towards a Theoretical Multilevel Model”. Paper presentato a 24th EGOS Colloquium, Amsterdam.
  • Ruta D. & Slavich B. (2008). “People, Processes and Relations Oriented: the strategic role of human resource management in Pfizer Global Manufacturing Italy”. Paper presentato a WOA, Workshop dei Docenti e dei Ricercatori diOrganizzazione Aziendale,  Ca’ Foscari University, Venice, Italy.
  • Slavich B. (2007). “The organizational conditions in support of creativity. How do human resource management practices influence the creative performance?” Paper presentato a PhD Pre-colloquium workshop, 23rd EGOS Colloquium, Wien.
  • Salvemini S. & Slavich B. (2007). “Nessun dorma! A new organization for Opera Houses in Italy”. Paper presentato a WOA, Workshop dei Docenti e dei Ricercatori diOrganizzazione Aziendale,  Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy. 
  • Slavich B. (2007). “The organizational change for the performing arts. How to manage the increasing complexity? An Italian hypothesis”. Paper presentato a 22nd EGOS Colloquium, Bergen, Norway.
  • Slavich B. (2007). “The Performing Arts Sector in Italy: last reforms and state of art about professions”. Paper presentato a AIMAC, 9th International Conference on Arts and Cultural Management, Valencia, Spain.
  • Slavich B. (2006). “The managerial professions in Performing Arts sector. An empirical study”. Paper accettato a: The future of museums: competences and results, Florence, Italy.