University of Basilicata; Center for Value Management – LIEG; Via Lazazzera; 75100 Matera; Italy; tel: +39 329 3606209; www.gschiuma.com
Giovanni Schiuma is Professor in Innovation and Knowledge Management and Scientific Director of the Centre for Value Management at Università degli Studi della Basilicata, Italy, and Visiting Professor at Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge. He is also Visiting Research Fellow at Cranfield School of Management and Adjunct Professor at Tampere University of Technology, Finland. He received his Ph.D. in business management from the University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy.
Professor Schiuma’s major research interests and consulting expertise relate to performance management and strategic knowledge assets management. He has authored or co-authored more than 130 publications. He consults to private corporations and government organizations on projects in Europe and the Middle East. He has taught executive seminars at Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong, at St. Martin College - Innovation Centre, University of the Arts London in England, at Tampere University of Technology in Finland, at Aalborg University in Denmark, and at University of San Marino in San Marino.
In the last years Professor Schiuma has pioneered the development of a new management research stream focused on the value of Arts in Management, addressing how the deployment and exploitation of the arts can solve managerial issues and transform business models. His book “The Value of Arts for Management” will be published in hardback in June 2011 by Cambridge University Press and represents a path-breaking manuscript to develop the postmodern management, investigating how the arts can shape the successful organization of the 21st century business landscape.