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Associate Professor

  • Business & Society Department

Head of Major (Supply Chain Management)

Teaching Domains

Operations Management
Supply Chain Management
Purchasing Management

Research Domains

Supply Chain Management
Operations management
Sustainable Supply Chain Management

Curriculum vitae

PhD in Management Engineering
University of Padova, Italy (2012)

Master's Degree in Management Engineering
University of Udine, Italy (2008)

Bachelor's Degree in Management Engineering
University of Udine, Italy (2005)



DE GIACOMO, M., TESTA, F., IRALDO, F., FORMENTINI, M. (2019) . Does Green Public Procurement Lead to Life Cycle Costing adoption?, Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, 25 (3), 100500

FORMENTINI, M., ELLRAM, L., BOEM, M., DA RE, G. (2019) . Finding True North: Design and Implementation of a Strategic Sourcing Framework, Industrial Marketing Management, 77 182-197


FORMENTINI, M., TATICCHI, P. (2016) . Corporate sustainability approaches and governance mechanisms in sustainable supply chain management, Journal of Cleaner Production, 112 (3), 1920-1933

FORMENTINI, M., ROMANO, P. (2016) . Towards supply chain collaboration in B2B pricing: A critical literature review and research agenda, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 36 (7), 734-756

TANG, C., SODHI, M., FORMENTINI, M. (2016) . An analysis of partially-guaranteed-price contracts between farmers and agri-food companies, European Journal of Operational Research, 254 (3), 1063-1073


DANESE, P., ROMANO, P., FORMENTINI, M. (2013) . The impact of supply chain integration on responsiveness: The moderating effect of using an international supplier network, Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, 49 (1), 125-140


ROMANO, P., FORMENTINI, M. (2012) . Designing and implementing open book accounting in buyer–supplier dyads: A framework for supplier selection and motivation, International Journal of Production Economics, 137 (1), 68-83

FORMENTINI, M., ROMANO, P. (2012) . L'Analisi del Valore come strumento di supporto alle decisioni : un'esperienza applicativa nella cantieristica navale, Finanza, Marketing e Produzione 117-146


FORMENTINI, M., ROMANO, P. (2011) . Using value analysis to support knowledge transfer in the multi-project setting, International Journal of Production Economics, 131 (2), 545-560


ROMANO, P., FORMENTINI, M., BANDERA, C., TOMASELLA, M. (2010) . Value analysis as a decision support tool in cruise ship design, International Journal of Production Research, 48 (23), 6939-6958

FORMENTINI, M., SODHI, M., & TANG, C. (2016). The Evolution of Barilla’s Durum Wheat Supply Chain Contracts for Triple Bottom Line Benefits. In Raffaella Cagliano , Federico F. A. Caniato , Christopher G. Worley (Eds.), Organizing Supply Chain Processes for Sustainable Innovation in the Agri-Food Industry (Organizing for Sustainable Effectiveness) (pp. 109 - 126). Emerald Group Publishing.

ROMANO, P., & FORMENTINI, M. (2013). Incentives for Cost Transparency Implementation: A Framework from an Action Research. In Giannoccaro I. (Ed.), Behavioral Issues in Operations Management (pp. 159-177). Springer.

FORMENTINI, M., LOLLI, M., & DE TONI, A. (2012). Designing and Implementing a Web Platform to Support SMEs in Collaborative Product Development. In Christos Emmanouilidis, Marco Taisch, Dimitris Kiritsis (Eds.), Advances in Production Management Systems. Competitive Manufacturing for Innovative Products and Services. Springer.

FORMENTINI, M., BOEM, M., ROMANO, P., ELLRAM, L. (2019). Tracing the route in the strategic sourcing journey: development and implementation of a hybrid framework., IPSERA 2019 Conference.

STOLZE, H., ROATH, A., & FORMENTINI, M. (2018). Open Innovation to achieve Supply Chain Sustainability: A Systematic Literature Review., 5th International EurOMA Sustainable Operations and Supply Chains Forum.

STOLZE, H., ROATH, A., & FORMENTINI, M. (2018). Open Innovation to achieve Supply Chain Sustainability: a Systematic Literature Review., 27th IPSERA Conference.

FORMENTINI, M., ELLRAM, L., BOEM, M., & DA RE, G. (2018). An integrated framework for strategic sourcing decisions – insights from an action research., 9TH Annual EDSI Conference.

FORMENTINI, M., PULLMAN, M., & ROMANO, P. (2018). Collaborative pricing in food supply chains: what are the sustainability implications?., Gronen Research Conference 2018.

BATTARRA, M., FRABONI, F., THOMASSON, O., ERDOGAN, G., LAPORTE, G., & FORMENTINI, M. (2018). Workload Allocation In the Apparel Industry: The Calzedonia Case Study., EURO/ALIO International Conference.

FORMENTINI, M., ELLRAM, L., BOEM, M., & DA RE, G. (2018). Towards an integrated strategic sourcing framework - an action research study., Riunione Scientifica Annuale AIIG.

Scientific activities

Member of the editorial board :

  • International Journal of Operations and Production Management (IJOPM) (Since 2019)
  • Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management (JPSM) (Since 2019)

Reviewer for an academic journal :

  • Journal of Business & Industrial Marketing (Since 2019)
  • Journal of Industrial and Business Economics/Economia e Politica Industriale (Since 2019)
  • Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) (Since 2019)
  • Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy (SAMP) (Since 2019)
  • Journal of Operations Management (Since 2018)
  • Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review (Since 2018)
  • British Journal of Management (Since 2017)
  • Production Planning & Control (Since 2016)
  • Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering (JSSSE)
  • Sustainability
  • the International Journal of Production Economics (IJPE)
  • Computers and Industrial Engineering (CAIE)
  • Journal of Cleaner Production (JCLP)
  • International Journal of Operations & Production Management (IJOPM)
  • Production & Operations Management (POM)
  • Supply Chain Management: an International Journal (SCM:IJ)
  • International Journal of Management Reviews (IJMR)
  • Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management (JPSM)
  • Journal of Business Ethics (JBE)

Member of an academic association :

  • Associazione Italiana Ingegneria Gestionale (AIIG)
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
  • EurOMA - European Operations Management Association
  • POMS - Production and Operations Management Society
  • Academy of Management

Awards and Honors

  • Journal of Purchasing & Supply Management Outstanding Reviewer 2018 , 2019
  • The Dean's Award for Outstanding Contribution to Research , 2016

Doctoral supervision

Research supervisor

Hu Jiang : Analysis of enterprise business models and organisational management in a platform-styled shared economy model
Audencia Business School, France

: Information sharing in African agrifood supply chains
Strathmore University, Kenya

Thesis Jury Member

: Corso di dottorato in Ingegneria Industriale e dell'Informazione (INGI - 1/2019)
University of Udine, Italy

Thesis Reviewer

University of Padova,

: Managerial and Operational Problem-Solving: From Micro-Foundations to Antecedents of Behavior Modes
University of Padova, Italy

University of Padova, Italy