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Dr Stefano Cirella

Senior Lecturer
EBS - Organisational Studies and Human Resources
Dr Stefano Cirella
  • Email

  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 874260

  • Location

    EBS.3.58, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    You can find details of Academic Support hours on the EBS UG and PG information page on Moodle or by calling EBS Student Services on 01206873911

Profile

Biography

Prior to joining the Essex Business School in 2015, I worked as a research fellow at the School of Management of Politecnico di Milano, in Italy, at the Chalmers University of Technology, in Sweden, and as a visiting scholar at the Orfalea College of Business of California Polytechnic State University. I welcome inquiries from potential PhD students on a variety of topics, including, but not exclusively, collective creativity, creative climate, organisational learning mechanisms, organisational change, collaborative innovation.

Qualifications

  • MSc Polytechnic University of Milan,

  • PhD Polytechnic University of Milan,

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Creativity and Organisation

Open to supervise

Collective Creativity

Open to supervise

Leadership, Change and Transformation

Open to supervise

Organisational Learning Mechanisms

Open to supervise

Collaborative Management Research

Open to supervise

Collaborative Innovation

Open to supervise

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Human Resource Management (BE433)

  • People and Organisations (BE865)

  • Student Success Tutorial (BE917)

  • Leadership in Organisations (BE420)

Publications

Journal articles (16)

Canterino, F., Cirella, S., Piccoli, B. and Shani, R., (2020). Leadership and Change Mobilization: The Mediating Role of Distributed Leadership. Journal of Business Research. 108, 42-51

Canterino, F., Cirella, S. and Shani, R., (2018). Leading organizational transformation: an action research study. Journal of Managerial Psychology. 33 (1), 15-28

Cirella, S. and Yström, A., (2018). Creativity and science parks: more than just a physical platform?. CERN IdeaSquare Journal of Experimental Innovation. 2 (1), 8-13

Cirella, S., Canterino, F., Guerci, M. and Shani, ABR., (2016). Organizational Learning Mechanisms and Creative Climate: Insights from an Italian Fashion Design Company. Creativity and Innovation Management. 25 (2), 211-222

Cirella, S., (2016). Organizational Variables for Developing Collective Creativity in Business: A Case from an Italian Fashion Design Company. Creativity and Innovation Management. 25 (3), 331-343

Guerci, M., Radaelli, G., Siletti, E., Cirella, S. and Shani, ABR., (2015). The Impact of Human Resource Management Practices and Corporate Sustainability on Organizational Ethical Climates: An Employee Perspective. Journal of Business Ethics. 126 (2), 325-342

Cirella, S., Radaelli, G. and Shani, ABR., (2014). Team creativity: A complex adaptive perspective. Management Research Review. 37 (7), 590-614

Radaelli, G., Guerci, M., Cirella, S. and Shani, AB., (2014). Intervention research as management research in practice: Learning from a case in the fashion design industry. British Journal of Management. 25 (2), 335-351

Cirella, S., Radaelli, G. and Shani, ABR., (2014). Team creativity: A complex adaptive perspective. Management Research Review. 37 (7), 590-614

Canterino, F., Cirella, S., Guerci, M., Shani, AB. and Brunelli, MS., (2013). Leading transformation in a family-owned business: Insights from an Italian company. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management. 17 (1/2/3), 54-83

Canterino, F., Cirella, S., Guerci, M., Shani, AB. and Brunelli, MS., (2013). Leading transformation in a family-owned business: insights from an Italian company. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management. 17 (1/2/3), 54-54

Canterino, F., Cirella, S., Guerci, M. and Shani, R., (2013). Learning Mechanisms and Creative Climate. Academy of Management Proceedings. 2013 (1), 14065-14065

Guerci, M., Radaelli, G., Siletti, E., Cirella, S. and Rami Shani, AB., (2013). The Impact of Human Resource Management Practices and Corporate Sustainability on Organizational Ethical Climates: An Employee Perspective. Journal of Business Ethics, 1-18

Shani, ABR., Coghlan, D. and Cirella, S., (2012). Action research and collaborative management research: More than meets the eye?. International Journal of Action Research. 8 (1), 45-67

Cirella, S., Guerci, M. and Shani, AB., (2012). A Process Model of Collaborative Management Research: The Study of Collective Creativity in the Luxury Industry. Systemic Practice and Action Research. 25 (3), 281-300

Cirella, S. and others, (2012). Collective Creativity by Design: Learning from an Italian Fashion Design Company. Irish Journal of Management. 32, 53-53

Books (2)

Cirella, S., (2015). Teoria e pratica del Comportamento Organizzativo. Carocci Editore

Shani, ABR., Guerci, M. and Cirella, S., (2014). Collaborative Management Research. Raffaello Cortina Editore. 9788860306593

Book chapters (8)

Tucker, DA. and Cirella, S., (2018). Agents of change: insights from three case studies of hospital transformations. In: Research in Organizational Change and Development. Editors: Shani, AB. and Noumair, D., . Emerald. 307- 340. 9781787563520

Cirella, S., (2018). What Happened Next? A Follow-Up Study of the Long-Term Relevance and Impact of a Collaborative Research Project. In: Rethinking Entrepreneurial Human Capital The Role of Innovation and Collaboration. Editors: Bosio, G., Minola, T., Origo, F. and Tomelleri, S., . Springer. 153- 171. 3319905481. 9783319905488

Flocco, N., Canterino, F., Cirella, S., Coget, J-F. and Shani, ABR., (2018). Exploring Integrative Creative Leadership in the Filmmaking Industry. In: Creative Leadership: Contexts and Prospects. Editors: Charalampos, M., Epitropaki, O. and Kark, R., . Routledge. 244- 258. 1138559865. 9781138559868

Shani, AB., Guerci, M. and Cirella, S., (2014). Esplorare la Collaborative Management Research per un vero cambiamento. Teoria, metodi e risultati. In: Collaborative Management Research: Teoria, metodi, esperienze. Raffaello Cortina Editore. 3- 34

Guerci, M., Shani, A., Cirella, S. and Brunelli, M., (2012). Leading Company Turnaround Within The Luxury Industry During A Downturn Economy. RossiSmith Academic Publishing

Cirella, S., (2010). An analysis of models and practices in Human Resource Management processes and the relationship between firms and outsourcers: A case study. In: Evolving Towards the Internetworked Enterprise. Springer US. 197- 213. 9781441972781

Brivio, O. and Cirella, S., (2010). Il miglioramento continuo: Condizioni, strumenti e metodologie. In: L’organizzazione dell’impresa. Etas. 597- 620

Cirella, S., (2010). Persone e comportamenti nelle organizzazioni. In: L’organizzazione dell’impresa. Etas. 37- 47

Contact

scirella@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 874260

Location:

EBS.3.58, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

You can find details of Academic Support hours on the EBS UG and PG information page on Moodle or by calling EBS Student Services on 01206873911