79405 - Economics and Business Management

Academic Year 2021/2022

  • Teaching Mode: Traditional lectures
  • Campus: Bologna
  • Corso: First cycle degree programme (L) in Statistical Sciences (cod. 8873)

Course contents

Business and social responsibility

Data role in firms decisions

Business Definition

Firm decisions and the role of external factors

Firm decisions and the role of nternal factors

The sources of competitive advantage

Industry life cycle and firm decision making


Papers from the teacher

Boschetti Carlo, La strategia (from 113 to 117), in Economia e Gestione delle Imprese, di Andrea Lipparini, Il Mulino, 2007.

Porter Michael E., Il vantaggio competitivo, Ed. Comunità, 1988. Chapter 2

Grant Robert M., L'analisi strategica per le decisioni aziendali, Il Mulino, Bologna, 2016 (Quinta Edizione). Chapters 3.1, 3.2, 7, 8.1, 16.1


Visentin Marco, Decidere meglio, decidere per tutti, Introduzione and Chapter 1, Aracne Editore, 2016

Teaching methods

Lectures + case studies

Assessment methods

Written exam: 1 or 2 open questions + multiple choices

Teaching tools

Case Studies

Office hours

See the website of Carlo Boschetti


Decent work and economic growth Reduced inequalities

This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.