Raffaella Saporito is Associate Professor of Practice of Government, Health and Not for Profit at SDA Bocconi School of Management.
She was Director of the Executive Master in Management of Public Administration (EMMAP) and of the post-graduate course in Management of Public Administration (MAP). She has been delivered research and training projects with public managers from central and local governments in change management and people management.
Her research activities focus on organization and people management in public institutions. Currently, she is working on three main topics: managing public managers (selection, job rotation, development); public leadership models; logics and tools to boost public managers development.
She is the author of books and articles on the subject of Public Managers selection: her works have been published in OCAP, OASI, Azienda Pubblica, via Sarfatti Online, Via Sarfatti and Economia & Management, among others. Her work on public management education and development was published on the international journal Teaching Public Administration. She was Visiting Scholar at the Business School at the University of Edinburgh. She is also a coach certified ICF – ACTP and she is member of SDA Bocconi coaching team for the development of SDA Bocconi Master Students leadership skills.
Raffaella earned the Diplôme Sciences PO from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris, a Degree in International and Diplomatic Sciences from the University of Turin, a Master in Public Management at SDA Bocconi and a Ph.D. in Public Management from the University of Parma. She has attended specialized programs to develop teaching skills and tools at Harvard Business School and Kellogg School of Management of Chicago Northwestern University. Raffaella’s vision: “There’s no change without learning, and no learning without change”.