Andrea Chiarini

Andrea Chiarini,  January 10, 2019
Associate Professor
Academic sector
Research sector (ERC)
SH1_10 - Management; organisational behaviour; operations management

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Tuesday, Hours 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM,  
Friday, Hours 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM,  

Andrea Chiarini received a Master Degree in Electronic Engineering (100/100 cum laude) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from Bologna University- Italy. He has also been awarded a Master of Arts (MA) in Social Science and Research Methods (Organisation and Management) and a PhD in ‘TQM and Business Excellence' subjects from Sheffield Hallam University, UK. 

He has been researching into Strategic Management, Operations Management, Industry 4.0, TQM, Lean Six Sigma, Logistics, Production Management, and CSR.

He was Managing Director at Chiarini & Associati, an Italian consulting firm dedicated to Operations Management which has carried out projects with world-wide companies such as: ABB, Barilla, Bulgari, Bridgestone, Continental, Donaldson, Ducati Motor Holding, Engie, Lamborghini, Leonardo Finmeccanica, Fiat, Ferrari, Parmalat, Scavolini, Tyco, Tetrapak, etc. He is a senior member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ).

Former professor at the University of Modena and Reggio and University of Ferrara - Italy, currently belongs to the Department of Business Administration of the University of Verona - Italy.
He is also a lecturer in Executive Masters at Luiss Business School and SDA Bocconi School of Management as well as a Visting Scholar at Cardiff University - UK. 
Dr Andrea Chiarini serves on the Editorial Board of peer-reviewed journals such as Business Strategy and the Environment (Class A Anvur), Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management (Class A Anvur), Leadership in Health Services (Scopus and ISI WEB Ranked) and The TQM Journal (Class A Anvur).

He was chief-in-editor of a Springer series dedicated to Operations Management (MEOP).


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Choices of adoption/non-adoption of new ICT tools
Il gruppo di propone di indagare, secondo modelli scientifici comprovati dalle Scienze Sociali (Business Management e Psicometria) i costrutti latenti che determinano la scelta di adozione di uno strumento legato all'Information and Communication Technologies. Il gruppo di lavoro si è focalizzato su due principali mercati: quello dell'healthcare e quello del vino.
Research interests
Topic Description Research area
ISO 14001, ISO 45001-SA8000 certifications Developing CSR models using international standards in private and public sectors. Risk Management CSR, sustainability and business ethics
CSR, sustainability and business ethics
Operations Management Operation Excellence models for manufacturing companies through Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, TQM and ISO 9001 certification Logistics and supply chain management
Logistics and supply chain management
Operations Management and Industry 4.0 Integration between Industry 4.0 technologies and Operations Logistics and supply chain management
Logistics and supply chain management
Operational Excellence for the Public Healthcare Implementation of models such as Lean, Six Sigma, TQM and CSR for the Public Healthcare Health care management
Health care management
Strategic operations management and performance measurement systems Deployment methods of strategic objectives, aligning operations processes and introducing innovative performance measurement systems Corporate governance and strategy
Corporate governance and strategy