Laura Baruffaldi is SDA Lecturer and she works with SDA Bocconi since 2018. She teaches in open market initiatives and custom programs on the themes of leadership, stress management, communication and assertiveness, and generational differences within organizational boundaries.
Her research and design activities of new content and formats for management development focus on the issues of positive leadership and executive career in order to promote relationships at work based on trust, empowerment, engagement and sustainable value creation, in line with the so-called human sustainability.
She is the author of the book “Leading Millennials. Understand the new generations to build successful collaborations in the organizations” and she has been lecturer at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2018 with the working paper «A Study on Work-Family Enrichment: How Do Leaders Enrich Employees’ Family Lives?».
She earned a Ph.D in Organizational Behavior at IE Business School (Madrid), specializing in topics such as leadership, work-life balance and individual motivation. She graduated in 2010 in Marketing Management at Bocconi University and she has worked as a researcher in the Management and Technology Department of Bocconi University for two years on sustainability-related topics.