Giovanna Campopiano, Ph.D.

Senior Research Fellow


Alfred-Herrhausen-Str. 50
58448 Witten
Phone: +49 2302 926 541

Giovanna Campopiano, Ph.D. gained distinctions in her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in industrial engineering at the University of Bergamo (2009). After studying, she began her doctorate in technical economics and management at the University of Bergamo and spent six months at Jönköping International Business School, Sweden. She defended her dissertation on 16 December 2012. After that she spent a year as a post-doctoral researcher at CYFE – Centre for Young and Family Enterprise at the University of Bergamo. Giovanna Campopiano has been working as a research assistant at the Witten/Herdecke University’s Witten Institute for Family Business (WIFU) since January 2014. Her research interests focus mainly on management themes in family businesses, in particular the influence of the family on corporate performance, corporate social responsibility and sustainability.

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