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    Dr Andrea Caputo

    Reader in Entrepreneurship / Programme Leader

    Department of Strategy and Enterprise
    Lincoln International Business School

    About Andrea Caputo

    Andrea Caputo is Reader in Entrepreneurship at the Lincoln Business School of the University of Lincoln in the United Kingdom. He has formerly served as Assistant Professor of Business Administration at Princess Sumaya University for Technology, in Jordan from 2013 to 2015. Dr. Caputo received his PhD in Management in 2013 from the University of Rome ‘Tor Vergata’, School of Economics, in Italy. He has also been, in 2015, Visiting Faculty Member at the University of Queensland Business School, and, in 2012, Visiting Scholar at The George Washington School of Business. Since 2014, he has been serving as Regional Representative for Italy & South Europe at the International Association for Conflict Management.

    Andrea’s main research expertise is related to negotiation, decision-making, entrepreneurship and strategic management; covering subjects such as integrative negotiations, strategic negotiations, cultural differences, and entrepreneurship in developing countries. He has authored a number of international publications and his work has been presented at international conferences, such as the International Association for Conflict Management, the Academy of Management, and the European Academy of Management. In 2014, he has been awarded with the Emerald Highly Commended Paper by the International Journal of Conflict Management. He is also an active management consultant and negotiator.

    Department Responsibilities

    Director of MBA (Master of Business Administration - Full Time) 2016-17

    Module Coordinator:
    - Strategy Making (MSc) 2016-17
    - Organisational Strategy (MBA) 2015-16, 2016-17
    - Corporate Strategy (MSc Management) 2015-16

    - Strategic Management - Seminars (Level 3) 2015-16, 2016-17
    - Strategic Management & Leadership - Lectures (MSc) 2016-17
    - Decision Making - Lectures (Level 3) 2016-17

    Member of the Business School Research Ethics Committee

    Topics for dissertations:
    - Conflict Management and Negotiation, with particular emphasis on cross cultural interactions and individual differences, ethical issues, understanding governance and processes
    - Strategic management and strategic decision-making, cognitive biases in decision-making, improving business decisions
    - Entrepreneurship and SMEs in developing environments, ethnic entrepreneurship, informal entrepreneurship, female entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship and the role of culture and religion

    Subject Specialism

    Strategy, Negotiation, Conflict Management, Entrepreneurship, Decision-making


    • PhD Management — University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy, 2013
    • MSc Economics and Management — University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy, 2009
    • BSc Economics and Management — University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy, 2007


    • Emerald Highly Commended Paper — International Journal of Conflict Management, 2014
    • Best Young Research Paper Award — Italian Academy of Management, Milan, Italy, 2010

    Professional Affiliations

    External Activities and Consultancy

    In 2016, Andrea has also been nominated member of the Scientific Committee of the Fondazione Bruno Visentini, a leading research institution based in Rome, Italy ( Andrea is currently coordinating the Italian chapter of the EU-funded (DG Employment) project NEIRE-III, New European Industrial Relations, analysing the practice and effect of collective mediation in labour dispute across Europe.

    Research Interests

    Research Projects

    • Creation and Validation of Measuring Instruments for the Negotiation Capability of Firms — Awarded £2,700 by College of Social Science, University of Lincoln in 2106
    • Santander International Exchange Bursary — Awarded £1,000 by Santander Bank in 2017
    • Santander International Exchange Bursary — Awarded £990 by Santander Bank in 2016

    Research in the Lincoln Repository

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