» Andrea Calabrò

Andrea Calabrò

Full Professor of Family Business and Entrepreneurship


2007 – 2010: Ph.D. in Management and Governance, with Honors. University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Italy

2007 – 2008: Post-Master’s degree training. University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Italy

2005 – 2006: Master’s degree in Innovation and Management (BA), magna cum laude. University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Italy

2001 – 2005: Bachelor’s degree (BA). University of Rome, Italy

Research Areas

Family Firms, Internationalization, Corporate Governance

Teaching Areas

Strategic Management, Family Business, Entrepreneurship, International Business


Email: a.calabro@ipag.fr

Phone: +33 4 9313 3900

Campus: Nice

Andrea Calabrò is Professor of Family Business & Entrepreneurship at IPAG Business School. He holds a Ph.D. in Management and Governance from the University of Rome Tor Vergata and has been Professor/Chairholder of Business Administration and Family Entrepreneurship at University of Witten/Herdecke (2011-2017). He co-founded the Family Business Research Strategic Interest Group (FBR SIG) at the European Academy of Management (EURAM) and is co-founder and organizer of the International Family Business Research Forum (IFBRF). Since 2014 he serves as Associate Editor of Journal of Family Business Strategy. He has published journal articles on family firms, internationalization, and corporate governance in leading international peer-reviewed journals such as: Corporate Governance: An International Review, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Business Ethics, Family Business Review, International Business Review, Journal of Small Business Management, Journal of Family Business Strategy.

Calabrò, A., Minichilli, A., Amore, M. D., & Brogi, M. (2018). The courage to choose! Primogeniture and leadership succession in family firms. Strategic Management Journal, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/smj.2760/full

Walther, A., Calabrò, A. and Morner, M. (2017). Got a plan in the pipeline? Nominating committee’s information processing in executive successions. Management Decision, in press (Impact factor: 1.396).

Calabrò, A., Campopiano, G. and Basco, R. (2017). Principal-principal conflicts and family firm growth: the moderating role of business family identity. Journal of Family Business Management.

Lohe, F.W. and Calabrò, A. (2017). Please do not disturb! Differentiating board tasks in family and non-family firms during financial distress. Scandinavian Journal of Management, 33(1): 36-49 (Impact factor: 1.450).

Walther, A., Morner, M. and Calabrò, A. (2017). The role of behaviorally integrated nominating committees in non-executive director selection processes. European Management Journal, 35(3): 351-361 (Impact Factor: 2.481).

Calabrò, A., Campopiano, G. and Basco, R. (2017). Governance structure and internationalization of family-controlled firms: the mediating role of international entrepreneurial orientation. European Management Journal, 35(2): 238-248 (Impact Factor: 2.481).

Basco, R. and Calabrò, A. (2017). Who should sit there? Effects of family-oriented objectives on board composition. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing, 9(1): 81-99.

Kraus, S., Mensching, H., Calabrò, A., Cheng, C. F. and Filser, M. (2016). Family firm internationalization: a configurational approach. Journal of Business Research. 69(11): 5473-5478 (Impact Factor: 3.354).

Minichilli, A., Brogi, M. and Calabrò, A. (2016). Weathering the storm: family ownership, governance, and performance through the financial and economic crisis. Corporate Governance: An International Review, 24(6): 552–568 (Impact Factor: 3.571).

Since 2017: Professor of Family Business & Entrepreneurship, IPAG Business School, Nice

2014 – 2017: Dean of Research, Faculty of Management and Economics. University of Witten/Herdecke, Germany

2013 – 2017: Head of Ph.D. Committee/Ph.D. Program, Faculty of Management and Economics. University of Witten/Herdecke, Germany

2010 – 2011: Professor in Financial Accounting. University “Magna Graecia”, Italy