Book Chapters

Competition as Sensemaking in Markets: Three Case Studies of Competitive Sensemaking in the New York City Restaurant Industry” (with Daniel Sands, Jason Greenberg and Joseph Porac). Forthcoming.

“A Methodological Essay on the Application of Social Sequence Analysis to the Study of Creative Trajectories” (with Giovanni Formilan and Simone Ferriani). In V. Dörfler and M. Stierand (eds.), Handbook of Research Methods on Creativity. Edward Elgar. Forthcoming.

“Exaptation and Beyond: Multilevel Function Evolution in Biology and Technology” (with Pierpaolo Andriani, Christine Brun, and Giuseppe Carignani). In C. La Porta, S. Zapperi, and L. Pilotti (eds.), Understanding Innovation through Exaptation, pp. 69-84, 2020. Springer-Nature.

“Innovators’ Acts of Framing and Audiences’ Structural Characteristics in Novelty Recognition” (with Denise Falchetti and Simone Ferriani). In J. Strandgaard, B. Slavich, and M. Khaire (eds.), Technology and Creativity: Production, Mediation and Evaluation in the Digital Age, pp. 13-36, 2019. Palgrave Macmillan.

“Chanel’s Creative Trajectory in the Field of Fashion: The Optimal Network Structuration Strategy” (with Mariachiara Colucci and Simone Ferriani). In E. Corazza and S. Agnoli (eds.), Multidisciplinary Contributions to the Science of Creative Thinking, pp. 117-132, 2016. Springer (available through Researchgate).

“Creativity in a Core-Periphery Social Structure: The Optimal Network Structuration Strategy” (with Simone Ferriani and Mariachiara Colucci). In C. Jones, M. Lazersen and J. Sapsed (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Creative Industries, pp. 75-95, 2015. Oxford University Press (available through Researchgate).

“Networks and Rewards among Hollywood Artists: Evidence for a Social Structural Ordering of Creativity” (with Simone Ferriani). In Dean K. Simonton and James C. Kaufman (eds.), The Social Science of the Cinema, pp. 185-206, 2014. Oxford University Press (available through Researchgate).

“An Exploratory Study of the Role of Publishing Inventors in Nanotechnology” (with Daniele Rotolo). In Barak S. Ahronson, Shmuel Ellis, Israel Drori, Terry L. Amburgey and Uriel Stettner (eds.), Understanding the Relationship Between Networks and Technology, Creativity and Innovation, pp. 97-122, 2013. Emerald (available through Researchgate).

“Product Category Interactions in Cultural Industries: Spaghetti Westerns Influence on American Western Movie Genre” (with Moritz Fliescher). In L. Lazzeretti (ed.), Creative industries and Innovation in Europe, pp. 212-231, 2013, Routledge Regions and Cities book series (available through Researchgate).

“Sourcing of Innovation as Trendsetting in the Imaging Sector” (with Johannes Pennings). In G. I. Susman (ed.), Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises and the Global Economy, pp. 78-102, 2007, Edward Elgar (available through Researchgate)

“Fitness Determinants in Creative Industries: A Longitudinal Study on the Filmmaking Industry 1992-2003” (with Simone Ferriani and Charles Baden-Fuller). In F. Malerba and U. Cantner (eds.), Innovation, Industrial Dynamics and Structural Transformation: Schumpeterian Legacies, 209-237, 2007. Springer (available through Researchgate).