Department of Management

Silvia Ravazzani

PhD, Associate professor

Profile photoSilvia Ravazzani
Associate Professor
Department of Management
Fuglesangs Allé 4
8210, Aarhus N
E-mail: sr@mgmt.au.dk
Phone: 87164676

Silvia Ravazzani (PhD in Economics, Marketing and Corporate Communication, IULM University, Milan) is Associate Professor at the Department of Management, Aarhus University, Denmark.
She teaches courses in research methodology, communication management, corporate communication, social media and stakeholder relations.
Previously, she has been lecturer in corporate communication at IULM University, Milano, and at the international Geert Hofstede Consortium.
She has also worked as business consultant in internal communication and multimedia learning for large and international companies.
Her research interests include employee communication, crisis communication, digital communication, and diversity management in organisations.
Her work in these areas has been published in co-edited books and in journals such as Business Ethics Quarterly, Corporate Communications: An International Journal, Journal of Communication Management, International Journal of Business Communication, and elsewhere.
Awards for her research include: “Outstanding Paper Award Winner in the 2018 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence” for “Strategic Organizational Discourse and Framing in Hypermodal Spaces” in Corporate Communications: An International Journal, 2017; "Highly Commended Paper Award Winner in the 2017 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence" for “Exploring internal crisis communication in multicultural environments” in Corporate Communications: An International Journal, 2016; and "Highly Commended Paper Award Winner in the 2012 Literati Network Awards for Excellence” for “Manager-Employee Communication During a Crisis: The Missing Link” in Corporate Communications: An International Journal, 2011.
She is Vice-chair for the Crisis Communication Section at ECREA (European Communication Research and Education Association) and she also serves on the editorial board of the European Journal of Cross-Cultural Competence and Management.

Selected publications

  1. Bridging diversity management and CSR in online external communication

    Maier, C. D. & Ravazzani, S., 2019, In : Corporate Communications.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  2. Legitimacy management in testing times: CSR reporting in the banking sector

    Maier, C. D., Pollach, I. & Ravazzani, S., 2019.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperResearchpeer-review

  3. Organizational guilt management as a discursive practice

    Pollach, I., Maier, C. D. & Ravazzani, S., 2019.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperResearchpeer-review

  4. The Discursive Management of Guilt in CSR Reports

    Pollach, I., Maier, C. D. & Ravazzani, S., 2019. 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperResearchpeer-review

  5. To Be Responsible, Or Not To Be Responsible: Managing Guilt After Organization-Level Failures

    Pollach, I., Maier, C. D. & Ravazzani, S., 2019.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperResearchpeer-review

  6. Employee Anonymous Online Dissent: Dynamics and Ethical Challenges for Employees, Targeted Organisations, Online Outlets and Audiences

    Ravazzani, S. & Mazzei, A., 2018, In : Business Ethics Quarterly. 28, 2, p. 175-201 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  7. Framing Diversity in Corporate Digital Contexts: A Multimodal Approach to Discursive Recontextualizations of Social Practices

    Maier, C. D. & Ravazzani, S., 2018, In : International Journal of Business Communication. 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  8. Framing of Issues Across Actors: Exploring Competing Discourses in Digital Arenas

    Ravazzani, S. & Maier, C. D., 2017, In : Journal of Communication Management. 21, 2, p. 186-200 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  9. Internal Branding and Employee Brand Consistent Behaviours: The Role of Enablement-Oriented Communication

    Mazzei, A. & Ravazzani, S., 2017, In : Mercati e competitività. 1, p. 121-139 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  10. Strategic Organizational Discourse and Framing in Hypermodal Spaces

    Ravazzani, S. & Maier, C. D., 2017, In : Corporate Communications. 22, 4, p. 507-522 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  11. Between “challengers and powerholders”: Framing of issues through dynamic discursive processes in a digital arena

    Ravazzani, S. & Maier, C. D., 2016. 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperResearchpeer-review

  12. Exploring Internal Crisis Communication in Multicultural Environments: A Study among Danish Managers

    Ravazzani, S., 2016, In : Corporate Communications. 21, 1, p. 73-88 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  13. The legitimating power of a multi-vocal digital dialogue in framing the organizational discourse

    Maier, C. D. & Ravazzani, S., 2016. 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperResearchpeer-review

  14. Understanding Approaches for Managing Diversity in the Workplace: An Empirical Investigation in Italy

    Ravazzani, S., 2016, In : Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. 35, 2, p. 154-168 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  15. A holistic model of behavioural branding: The role of employee behaviours and internal branding

    Mazzei, A. & Ravazzani, S., 2015, In : Micro & Macro Marketing. anno XXIV, 2, p. 237-261 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Activities

  1. Business Ethics Quarterly (Journal)

    Silvia Ravazzani (Reviewer)
    2018 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscriptsResearch

  2. Centre for Employee Relations & Communication (CERC) (External organisation)

    Silvia Ravazzani (Member)
    2018 → …

    Activity: Membership typesMembership in committee, council, board

  3. ECREA 2018 (Event)

    Silvia Ravazzani (Reviewer)
    2018

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscriptsResearch

  4. EUPRERA (European Public Relations Education and Research Association) (External organisation)

    Silvia Ravazzani (Member)
    2018 → …

    Activity: Membership typesMembership in research network

  5. Human Relations (Journal)

    Silvia Ravazzani (Reviewer)
    2018 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscriptsResearch

  6. Corporate Communication Section Conference

    Silvia Ravazzani (Participant)
    7 Dec 20178 Dec 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in or organisation of workshop, seminar or course

  7. 5th International Crisis Communication Conference

    Silvia Ravazzani (Participant)
    19 Oct 201721 Oct 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in or organisation af a conference

  8. PhD assessment committee (Chairman) (Event)

    Silvia Ravazzani (Chairman)
    4 Oct 201726 Jan 2018

    Activity: Membership typesMembership in committee, council, board

  9. CSR Communication Conference

    Silvia Ravazzani (Speaker)
    21 Sep 201723 Sep 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in or organisation af a conference

  10. 17th International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities & Nations

    Silvia Ravazzani (Speaker)
    26 Jul 201728 Jul 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in or organisation af a conference

  11. 5th International Crisis Communication Conference (Event)

    Silvia Ravazzani (Reviewer)
    2017

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscriptsResearch

  12. EIASM (External organisation)

    Silvia Ravazzani (Member)
    2017

    Activity: Membership typesMembership in research network

  13. Exploring elearning

    Silvia Ravazzani (Speaker)
    1 Dec 20162 Dec 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in or organisation af a conference

  14. PhD Course: Thesis Research Design

    Silvia Ravazzani (Lecturer)
    29 Nov 2016

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesLecture and oral contribution

  15. ECREA

    Silvia Ravazzani (Participant)
    9 Nov 201612 Nov 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in or organisation af a conference

  16. EGOS

    Silvia Ravazzani (Speaker)
    7 Jul 20169 Jul 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in or organisation af a conference

  17. ICA 2016 - 66th Annual Conference

    Silvia Ravazzani (Speaker)
    9 Jun 201613 Jun 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in or organisation af a conference

  18. Crisis Communication Section - ECREA (External organisation)

    Silvia Ravazzani (Member)
    2016 → …

    Activity: Membership typesMembership in committee, council, board

  19. Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations Research Network (External organisation)

    Silvia Ravazzani (Member)
    2016 → …

    Activity: Membership typesMembership in research network

  20. ECREA (European Communication Research and Education Association) (External organisation)

    Silvia Ravazzani (Member)
    2016 → …

    Activity: Membership typesMembership in research network

  21. European Journal of Cross-Cultural Competence and Management (Journal)

    Silvia Ravazzani (Editor)
    2016 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscriptsResearch

  22. European Journal of Cross-Cultural Competence and Management (Journal)

    Silvia Ravazzani (Reviewer)
    2016 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscriptsResearch

  23. European Journal of Marketing (Journal)

    Silvia Ravazzani (Reviewer)
    2016 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscriptsResearch

  24. Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management (Journal)

    Silvia Ravazzani (Reviewer)
    2016 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscriptsResearch

  25. Working Group on Employee Communication (IULM University, Milano) (External organisation)

    Silvia Ravazzani (Member)
    20162018

    Activity: Membership typesMembership in committee, council, board

  26. Exploring elearning

    Silvia Ravazzani (Speaker)
    1 Dec 20152 Dec 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in or organisation af a conference

  27. WORKING ACROSS CULTURES IN THE MACC

    Silvia Ravazzani (Speaker)
    7 Oct 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in or organisation of workshop, seminar or course

  28. EFFECTIVE FEEDBACK INSPIRATION DAY

    Silvia Ravazzani (Participant)
    2 Oct 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in or organisation of workshop, seminar or course

  29. Annual 15th EURAM Conference

    Silvia Ravazzani (Speaker)
    17 Jun 201520 Jun 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in or organisation af a conference

  30. Conference on Corporate Communication 2015

    Silvia Ravazzani (Speaker)
    2 Jun 20155 Jun 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in or organisation af a conference

  31. Exploring elearning laboratory (External organisation)

    Silvia Ravazzani (Member)
    May 2015 → …

    Activity: Membership typesMembership in committee, council, board

  32. EGOS (European Group for Organizational Studies) member (External organisation)

    Silvia Ravazzani (Member)
    2015 → …

    Activity: Membership typesMembership in research network

  33. EURAM (European Academy of Management) member (External organisation)

    Silvia Ravazzani (Member)
    2015 → …

    Activity: Membership typesMembership in research network

  34. Euram (Event)

    Silvia Ravazzani (Reviewer)
    2015

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscriptsResearch

  35. ICA (International Communication Association) member (External organisation)

    Silvia Ravazzani (Member)
    2015 → …

    Activity: Membership typesMembership in research network

  36. Seminario Interdisciplinare sull’Accoglienza

    Silvia Ravazzani (Speaker)
    20 Sep 2014

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in or organisation af a conference

  37. Teacher training programme 2014-15 (adjunktpædagogikum)

    Silvia Ravazzani (Participant)
    18 Aug 201414 Jan 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in or organisation of workshop, seminar or course

  38. CCI Conference on Corporate Communication 2014

    Silvia Ravazzani (Speaker)
    3 Jun 20146 Jun 2014

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in or organisation af a conference

  39. IULM University of Milan

    Silvia Ravazzani (Visiting lecturer)
    16 Apr 2014

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisiting an external academic institution

  40. Nordkomm (7)

    Silvia Ravazzani (Speaker)
    21 Feb 201423 Feb 2014

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in or organisation of workshop, seminar or course

  41. Centre for Corporate Communication (Organisational unit)

    Silvia Ravazzani (Member)
    20142016

    Activity: Membership typesMembership in committee, council, board

  42. Hdemia@ArchitettidiApprendimento (LUISS Business School, Rome) (External organisation)

    Silvia Ravazzani (Member)
    2014 → …

    Activity: Membership typesMembership in committee, council, board

  43. Thesis supervisor within MACC (Master in Corporate Communication)

    Silvia Ravazzani (Advisor)
    2014 → …

    Activity: Consultancy typesConsultancy

  44. 2013 IEEE 13th International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies

    Silvia Ravazzani (Speaker)
    15 Jul 201318 Jul 2013

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in or organisation af a conference

  45. MoodleMoot Italia 2012

    Silvia Ravazzani (Speaker)
    5 Oct 20126 Oct 2012

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in or organisation af a conference

  46. International Journal of Human Resource Management (Journal)

    Silvia Ravazzani (Reviewer)
    2012 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscriptsResearch

  47. Gestire e comunicare la diversità in azienda: criticità e opportunità

    Silvia Ravazzani (Organizer)
    16 Mar 2011

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in or organisation af a conference

  48. Corporate Communications: an International Journal (Journal)

    Silvia Ravazzani (Reviewer)
    2011 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscriptsResearch

  49. Thesis supervisor within MIC (Master of International Communication)

    Silvia Ravazzani (Participant)
    20112014

    Activity: Other activity typesOther

  50. Conference on Corporate Communication 2010

    Silvia Ravazzani (Speaker)
    4 Jun 20107 Jun 2010

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in or organisation af a conference

  51. Universiteit van Amsterdam

    Silvia Ravazzani (Visiting researcher)
    2010

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisiting an external academic institution

  52. Aarhus School of Business

    Silvia Ravazzani (Visiting researcher)
    2009

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisiting an external academic institution

  53. Institutionalizing Public relations and Corporate Communication - Euprera 2008 Congress

    Silvia Ravazzani (Speaker)
    16 Oct 200818 Oct 2008

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in or organisation af a conference

  54. 2008 7th International Congress Marketing Trends

    Silvia Ravazzani (Speaker)
    17 Jan 200819 Jan 2008

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in or organisation af a conference