Carmine Tripodi is Affiliate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the SDA Bocconi School of Management. He is also Associate Professor of Business Economics at the University of Valle d'Aosta.
He has been working at SDA Bocconi since 1995. In 2015 he became Scientific Director of the General Management Program for SMEs, a program which he helped design. He is also a regular contributor at Economia & Management magazine, in charge of the "Stories" column. Finally, he has run numerous research and training projects, in English and Spanish, with major national and international companies.
His preferred areas of research are SMEs and Tourism. Regarding the SMEs, he deals with strategic management, economic-financial analysis, growth and development processes, contextualized in different economic sectors. On tourism, he has studied both the management of hotel companies and the impact of governmental action on tourist destinations. For both areas of specialization, the experience gained has been built on research projects, conducting management training programs, and on numerous consulting projects that have strengthened his ability to apply theoretical knowledge to business realities.
He is the author of numerous articles and publications. Among the monographs: “Le condizioni di successo delle imprese alberghiere”, 2008, Egea; “Entrepreneurial Growth in Industrial District. Four Italian Cases”, 2008, Elgar; “Il governo delle destinazioni turistiche, 2014, Egea. His other works have been published on important journals such as Economia & Management, International Journal of Technology Management and Sinergie.
Carmine holds a Bachelor of Business Economics and a Ph.D. in Business Administration and Management, both at Bocconi University.