Professeur Assistant

  • Département Etudes organisationnelles & Ethique

Head of Major - Human Resource Management

Teaching Domains

Sociologie des organisations
Business ethics
Responsabilité Sociétale des Entreprises

Research Domains

Gestion des ressources humaines
Théorie des organisations
Organizational culture
Critical management studies
Business ethics
New forms of work organizations

Curriculum vitae

PhD, Management
Università LUMSA, Italie (2020)

Master Degree in Management and Business Administration
Università LUMSA, Italie (2015)

Bachelor Degree in Economics and Management
Bocconi University, Italie (2013)



RUFFINI , R., SFERRAZZO, R. (2021) . Company rituals: a valid inter-cultural management tool within M&A processes, European Journal of Cross-Cultural Competence and Management

BARDON, T., JOSSERAND, E., SFERRAZZO, R., CLEGG, S. (2021) . Tensions between (post)bureaucratic and neo-normative demands : Investigating employees subjective positions at EurAirport, British Journal of Management


GUERCI, M., SFERRAZZO, R., CABRAS, F., RADAELLI, G. (2022) . Organized crime and employment relations: a personal story of ‘Ndrangheta control on employment relations management practices in Southern Italy, Work, Employment and Society, 36 (4), 758-768

ISLAM, G., SFERRAZZO, R. (2022) . Workers' rites: Ritual mediations and the tensions of new management, Journal of Management Studies, 59 (2), 284-318


SFERRAZZO, R., RUFFINI , R. (2021) . Are liberated companies a concrete application of Sen's capability approach?, Journal of Business Ethics, 170 (2), 329-342

SFERRAZZO, R. (2021) . The ‘agapic behaviors’: reconciling organizational citizenship behavior with the reward system, Humanistic Management Journal, 6 (1), 19-35


RUFFINI , R., MODARELLI, G., SFERRAZZO, R., TURRI, M. (2020) . Is merit pay changing ethos in public administration?, Cogent Business and Management, 7 (1724703), 1-15

SFERRAZZO, R. (2020) . Towards an agape-based organization: does it make sense to apply Civil Economy to business ethics?, Business and Professional Ethics, 39 (2), 225-251

SFERRAZZO, R. (2020) . The construction of workers’ identity in liminal spaces, puntoOrg International Journal, 5 (1), 29-41

SFERRAZZO, R. (2020). Civil Economy and Organisation. Towards Ethical Business Management. Palgrave Macmillan.

SFERRAZZO, R., RUFFINI , R. (2022). Love and Organizational Models: How to Interpret Forms of Love Within Companies. dans Michael Pirson (Ed.), Love and Organization. New York: Routledge.

FREMEAUX, S., SFERRAZZO, R., SHYMKO, Y. (2022). Rehabilitating the existential meaning of work with Simone Weil: Melting the icy pandemonium of contemporary organizations. European Academy of Management, 15-17 June 2022, Zurich, Switzerland..

CAROLLO, L., SFERRAZZO, R. (2022). A contribution to understanding the apocalypses that nowadays circulate in and around organizations. European Academy of Management, 15-17 June 2022, Zurich, Switzerland..

CAROLLO, L., SFERRAZZO, R. (2022). A contribution to the analysis of cultural apocalypses in and around organizations. European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS), 7-9 July 2022, Vienna..

NIGRI, G., SFERRAZZO, R., RUFFINI , R. (2022). Re-thinking the normative foundations of stakeholder theory through the Civil Economy approach. 2022 Summer Seminar in Stakeholder Theory at the Darden School of Business, 27 July-3 August 2022..

NIGRI, G., RAMIREZ, L. F., SFERRAZZO, R. (2022). The Civil Company: Place based sustainability in dialogue with business ethics and workplace spirituality. Annual European SPES Conference 2022, May 19-21, Urbino, Italy.

CAROLLO, L., SFERRAZZO, R. (2021). An Analysis of Cultural Apocalypses in and around Organizations. WOA 2021 Conference, Genoa..

CAROLLO, L., SFERRAZZO, R. (2021). “Apocalypse in and around organizations: it’s the end of organizational worlds as we know them”. Ephemera and AlterEcos workshop on Organizing for apocalypse. Copenhagen Business School, Denmark [Ephemera Event], 8-9 December 2021.

NIGRI, G., RUFFINI, R., SFERRAZZO, R. (2020). The Civil Company: Civil Economy and Corporate Social Responsibility in Dialogue. Academy of Management Proceedings. doi:

SFERRAZZO, R. (2019). How does responsible leadership fit with a participatory management model? Academy of Management Proceedings.

SFERRAZZO, R. (2019). Toward an agape-based organization: should virtuous behaviors be rewarded? European Academy of Management.

Scientific activities

Reviewer revue académique

Reviewer for Organization Studies journal (since 2022) , 16/05/2022

Reviewer for the Journal of Applied Psychology (since 2022) , 14/04/2022

Reviewer for RIHME journal (since 2022) , 01/03/2022

Reviewer for Group & Organization Management journal (since 2021) (2021) , 01/10/2021

Reviewer for Humanistic Management Journal (since 2021) , 28/08/2021

Reviewer for the Academy of Management Perspectives journal (since 2021) , 01/05/2021

Reviewer for M@n@gement journal (since 2021) (2021) , 18/01/2021

Reviewer for the Journal of Business Ethics (since 2019) (2019) , 01/09/2020

Editeur invité d'une revue de recherche

Co-Editor of the section 'Il planetario. Lo sguardo sul mondo' for Sviluppo & Organizzazione Journal (2019) , 02/09/2019 - 31/01/2022

Awards and Honors

  • Fetzer Institute Scholarship for Academy of Management in Boston , 2019
  • Special Mention ‘Premio Socialis’ (15th Edition, 2018) awarded by ‘Observatorio Socialis’ Online Journal for the best M.A. thesis on 'The subsidiary management and well-being at work in civil economy' , 2017
  • CERGAS BOCCONI (Research Center on Health and Social Care Management): Member of Business Planning team in collaboration with “Libera APS” ( Milan, Apr 2012 / Sep 2012). 2nd award for business planning competition. , 2012