Marcello Russo is an assistant Professor of Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior at the Department of Management at Università degli Studi di Bologna. He is also Co-Director of the Master in Organization & Human Resources. He got a Ph.D. in Management in 2011 from University of Naples “Parthenope”, Italy and he was Visiting Scholar nel 2010 at Teachers College, Columbia University, New York. His areas of interest are the examination of individual and organizational factors that can help people balancing their work and nonwork activities; the management of language diversity in the workplace; the newcomers’ onboarding process.
The purpose of this course is to initiate a debate around the role and functioning of modern corporations as sustainability challenges, opportunities and solutions emerge. In particular, the objective is to detail and disentangle the links between corporate strategy, sustainability, and performance measurement systems as a means to translate sustainable strategies into effective outcomes and, at the same time, to provide investors and external stakeholders with a set of metrics that appropriately identify a company’s sustainable value and competitiveness.
Within this perspective, four major learning outcomes are expected: