G. Alessandra Rizzi

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PhD Student, Management and Organization

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Phone Number 814-865-0376
Email Address gxr33@psu.edu

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My general research interest revolves around corporate elites’ characteristics and behavior, and their interaction with internal and external organizational constituencies. My dissertation investigates the phenomenon of CEOs sociopolitical activism: how business leaders take a stand and speak out about polarizing issues unrelated to companies core business, with the primary goal of making a change in society.
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Research Interests

CEO Sociopolitical Activism, Corporate Elites & Upper Echelons Theory, CEO Human Capital

Education

MS, Management, Bocconi University, 2013

BS, Economics (Finance), Bocconi University, 2011

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