Dr. Silvia Cinque is Lecturer in Organization and HRM and Delegate for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at SDA Bocconi School of Management. She is also Academic Fellow at the Department of Management and Technology at Bocconi University. She delivers undergraduate, postgraduate and executive teachings in organizational behaviour, diversity and inclusion, communication and public speaking, leadership, business ethics, and cross-cultural management.
Working between the academic field and the business practice, Silvia conducts research across the areas of organization and management theory, critical management studies, business and society, and social theory. Her scholarly interests include identity, power and politics, organizational culture, meaningful work and calling, gender, creative industries, and qualitative methods. Her academic work has been published in leading management journals, such as Human Relations (FT50), Management Learning, and Culture and Organization. Her articles appeared in media outlets such as the Italian newspaper Il Corriere della Sera, and in the magazine SDA Bocconi Insights. In 2020 she was Visiting Scholar at Lund University School of Economics and Management, Department of Business Administration (Sweden).
Silvia holds a BA in Political Sciences (Bologna University), an MA in Human Resources and Knowledge Management (Lancaster University), and a Ph.D in Management (Nottingham University Business School). Prior to gaining her Ph.D, she worked for several years as a communications manager in the architecture and design industry, and as an actress. As well as having an interest in arts, especially theatre and films, she is a solo-hiker and volleyball player.