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Grippa, Francesca

Francesca Grippa, PhD, is an Associate Teaching Professor and Lead Faculty for the BS in Management at Northeastern University, College of Professional Studies.

Dr Grippa’s research and scholarship interests include: collaborative innovation networks; entrepreneurship and change management; e-mail based social network analysis; promoting collaboration within healthcare teams; building resilient communities of patients, researchers and healthcare providers. Dr Grippa published several papers in peer reviewed journals, including the Journal of Business Research; Computers in Human Behaviors; Knowledge Management Research & Practice; and Social Networks. She co-edited the Springer book “Collaborative Innovation Networks. Building Adaptive and Resilient Organizations” and was guest editor for a special issue on “Collaborative Innovation Networks”, in the International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business.

Dr Grippa is member of a research project at the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence that focuses on the application of dynamic network analysis to investigate the diffusion of innovation. She is also part of the Team Science Advisory Board of the European Project GEDII – Gender Diversity Impact, Improving research and innovation through gender diversity. She obtained a PhD in e-Business Management from University of Salento, Italy, and was a visiting scholar at the MIT Center for Digital Business.