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Dr Pietro Micheli

Associate Professor of Organizational Performance

Research Interests

Pietro's research and consulting interests focus on:

Performance management and improvement: Pietro has undertaken research on the design, use and impact of performance measurement systems, and on the introduction of performance improvement initiatives in private and public sector organizations. His research papers have been published in leading academic journals such as Public Administration Review, the International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Long Range Planning, and Management Accounting Research.

Innovation management: Pietro has worked in the areas of design management and new product development. His research has resulted in publications on the Journal of Product Innovation Management, the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, and Research Technology Management.

Currently, he is looking at how design and design thinking can trigger incremental and radical innovation, and how performance measurement systems can help organizations learn and improve in dynamic contexts.

Teaching in 2016-2017

Emirates: Leadership Development Programme
  • IB9FH0: Building Organisational Capability
Executive MBA
  • IB9BY0: Managing Organisational Performance
Executive MBA (London)
  • IB9BYL: Managing Organisational Performance
MSc Business
  • IB96X0: Leading the Knowledge Based Organisation
  • IB98A0: Design in Business
  • IB3A90: Design in Business

Organising Healthcare Research Network, Operations Management Group

Email:  /  Tel: 024 761 50882  /  Room: 1.212


Pietro is Associate Professor of Organizational Performance at Warwick Business School. He was awarded a PhD and a Master by Research in Management from Cranfield School of Management, and a Master in Management and Production Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano. Pietro is a founding member of the Evidence-based management collaborative in the US, and worked as a Research Fellow for the Advanced Institute of Management (AIM) Research in London.
Pietro has worked with, and consulted to, a number of organizations, including Amec, BAT, BP, British Energy, KLM, Morgan Carbon, Orange, Shell, Veolia Water, Wartsila, Council of Europe, UK Department of Health, House of Lords, National Audit Office, UAE Government and the United Nations. In 2010-2011 he worked as Director of the Italian Commission for public sector evaluation in Rome.
Pietro has lectured in over a dozen European academic institutions. He speaks fluent English, Italian, French and Spanish.


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