Department of Management

Andrea Carugati

Ph.D., Professor

Andrea Carugati
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Full Professor
PhD, DTU (Technical University of Denmark) in 2004 

Research Interests 

I love the challenge of understanding and explaining how IT helps organisations to move forward. Over time I have become convinced that the strategic aspects of this challenge are inseparable from the day to day routines and idiosyncratic behaviours of people with technology. My research tries to go through the main muscle and tackles both: IT Strategy and work with IT. 

I also love to make a difference: Translating research output into practical value for businesses has been a constant interest for me. One way of doing this - for me the best way - is through education. In my capacity as Director of the Master in IT at the School of Business and Social Science I work exactly on translating research results into teaching experiences. I try to create a space where research meets and confront practice. 

I am currently participating in a major research initiative to investigate the impact of IT knowledge and digitized platform maturity on the performance of Danish SMEs. This study is conducted for the European Commission in collaboration with Nils Fonstad at INSEAD and other European universities.

       
Previous Academic Work Experience
 
   
01/09/03 - 31-07-07: 
Sr. Assistant Professor, Catholic University of Lille, IESEG School of Management, 3 Rue de la Digue, 59800 Lille, France.

01/01/00-31/08/03:
Doctoral Student, Technical University of Denmark, CIAMM Project. Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Management, 2800 Lyngby, Denmark.

01/09/01-30/05/02:
Visiting Researcher, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management. Cambridge, USA.
 

Consulting Work Experience:

December 2005–June 2007: Facilitation of a project for the change of the information system architecture of IESEG School of Management. 

January–May 2002: Strategic Study for the Launch of Hydrogen Vehicles, General Motors, Detroit, USA.

September–December 2001: Preliminary study on the organization wide implementation of online collaboration tools – Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, New York, USA.

September–December 2001: Technology Study on Remote Robotic Surgery for Spinal Applications, De-Puy Acromed (Johnson & Johnson Group), Raynham, MA, USA.

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