Dr Giuliano Maielli
Senior Lecturer in Operations Management
Email: email@example.comTelephone: +44 (0)20 7882 7442Room Number: Room 4.13B, Bancroft Building, Mile End Campus
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Programme Director Management and Organisational Innovation MSc
Giuliano Maielli’s research interests revolve around issues of path dependence and evolutionary organisational and technological change. Giuliano has published in several journals including Organization Studies, Business History, International Journal of Innovation Management, Competition and Change, and Management and Organisational History. Giuliano is currently engaged in various research projects focusing on architectural knowledge and power across supply chains.
Maielli G. (2017) “Path-dependent product development and Fiat’s takeover of Lancia in 1969: meta-routines for design selection between synergies and brand autonomy”. Business History, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p.101-120.
Maielli, G., & Haslam, C. (2016). "General motors: A financialized account of corporate behaviour 1909–1940". Accounting Forum. doi: 10.1016/j.accfor.2016.10.001
Maielli, G. (2015). “Explaining Lock-in through the Concept of hegemony: Evidence from the Italian car industry”. Organisation Studies, Vol. 36(4) 491-511.
L. Ciravegna, G. Maielli, (2011) Outsourcing of New Product Development and the Opening of innovation in mature Industries: A Longitudinal Study of Fiat During Crisis and Recovery, International Journal of Innovation Management, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p.69-93.
G. Maielli, C. Booth, (2008) Counterfactual History, Management and Organisation: Reflections and New Directions, Management and Organisational History, 3(1):49-61
G. Maielli, (2008) Counterfactuals, Superfactuals and the Problematic Relationship between Business Management and the Past, Management and Organisational History, 2(4): 275-294
G. Maielli, (2006) History Undercover: The Problematic Relationship Between Business Management and the Past, Competition and Change, 10(4): 341-356, ISSN: 1024-5294
G. Maielli, (2005) The Machine That Never Changed: Intangible Specialisation and Output-mix Optimisation at Fiat, 1960s-1990s, Competition and Change, 9(3):249-276, ISSN: 1024-5294
G. Maielli, (2005) Spot Welding Technology and the Development of Robotics at Fiat, 1972-1987: A Case of Managerial Discontinuity? Business History, 47(1): 102-121, ISSN: 0007 6791
Books & Chapters:
P. Clark, G. Maielli, In R. A. Roe, M. J. Waller, and S. R. Clegg (eds.), (2008) The Evolution of Strategic Timed-Space in Organisations: Theory and Research, Time in Organisational Research, Routledge: 255-275
G. Maielli, In M. Moguen Toursel (ed.), (2007) Tariffs Removal and Output-mix Optimisation: The Case of Fiat
Firms Strategies and Public Policy in Integrated Europe (1950-1980): 142-163, PIE- Peter Lang
Grants, contracts, awards and external publications:
Coleman Prize for the best PhD thesis in Business History for the year 2003. Thesis title: “Managerial Culture and Company Survival: Technological Change and Output-mix Optimisation at Fiat, 1960-1987”. Awarding Body: Association of Business Historians.
Current Doctoral Students
- 1st Supervisor - Ramin Nassehi
- 2nd Supervisor - Jorge Marques
- 2nd Supervisor - Katrina Barker