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Advances in Gender and Cultural Research in Business and Economics

4th IPAZIA Workshop on Gender Issues 2018, Rome, Italy

  • Paola Paoloni
  • Rosa Lombardi
Conference proceedings IPAZIA 2018

Part of the Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics book series (SPBE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Women in Academia and in the University Contexts: A Trans-disciplinary Approach

  3. Gender Issues, Corporate Social Responsibility and Reporting

  4. Woman in Business and Female Entrepreneurship

About these proceedings


This volume presents current research on gender and culture from business, management and accounting perspectives with a multidisciplinary approach. Featuring selected contributions presented at the 4th IPAZIA Workshop on Gender Studies held at Niccolò Cusano University in Rome, Italy, this book investigates gender strategies adopted and tested by various companies and assesses the impact of their subsequent dissemination. The contents are structured into four sections each of which addressing a specific theme on gender studies as follows: I) Women in Academia and in the University contexts: A trans-disciplinary approach; II) Gender issues, Corporate Social Responsibility and reporting; III) Woman in business and female entrepreneurship; IV) Women in Family Business. The result is a book that provides an innovative and rigorous analysis of gender issues proposing new challenges and insights in gender studies.

IPAZIA Scientific Observatory for Gender Studies defines an updated framework of research, services, and projects, all initiatives related to women and gender relations at the local, national and international. In order to achieve this objective, the Observatory aims to implement the literature on gender studies, to organize and promote scientific significant initiatives (workshops, seminars, conferences, studies, scientific laboratory) on these issues at the national and international level under an interdisciplinary perspective.


Women in Business Women in Academia Gender and Corporate Governance Gender and Corporate Social Responsibility Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) SDG 5 Gender Equality Female Entrepreneurship Male vs. Female Entrepreneurs Work-Life Balance (WLB) Relational Capital Female-led Family Business Copreneurships and Gender Dynamics Women in Business and Social Media

Editors and affiliations

  • Paola Paoloni
    • 1
  • Rosa Lombardi
    • 2
  1. 1.Department Law and Economics of Productive ActivitiesSapienza University of RomeRomeItaly
  2. 2.Department Law and Economics of Productive ActivitiesSapienza University of RomeRomeItaly

About the editors

Paola Paoloni is Full Professor at the Niccolò Cusano University Faculty of Economy in Rome (Italy), where she teaches Business Administration and Economics of Public Corporations. Her research and publication interests include general management, financial reporting, female entrepreneurship and intellectual-based management. She is the Head of the “Ipazia” Scientific Observatory of Gender Studies. She is author and co-author of several articles and books and she attends as a speaker at many international conferences including the EIASM Workshop on Intangibles, Intellectual Capital and Extra-financial Information; International Academy of Management and Business (IAMB); International Conference on Intellectual Capital, Knowledge Management & Organisational Learning (ICCKM);  and the Forum on Knowledge Asset Dynamics (IFKAD). She is a member of Societa Italiana Di Ragioneria E Di Economia Aziendale (SIDREA); New Club Paris (NCP); Accademia Italiana di Economia Aziendale (AIDEA). She is an editorial board member on academic journals such as, Open Innovation: Technology, Market, and Complexity and China-USA Business Review Journal. She is Vice-President of the Society of Open Innovation: Technology, Market, and Complexity (SOItmC) and Scientific Director of the Observatory on Gender “Hypatia.” She received the “Outstanding Paper Award 2014” with the paper, “Implementing an IC framework in practice” (Paoloni and Demartini, Journal of Intellectual Capital, 2012).
Rosa Lombardi is Assistant Professor of Accounting at Sapienza University of Rome (Italy). She is eligible as Associate Professor under the Italian National Qualification. She had her Ph.D. in Business Administration at the University of Cassino and Southern Lazio (Italy). She serves as Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Digital Culture and Electronic Tourism (Inderscience); as Associate Editor, Editorial Board Member, Guest Editor, and reviewer of several international peer-reviewed academic journals published by Palgrave MacMillan, Springer, Emerald, and Inderscience publishers. Her research interests cover intellectual capital, intellectual capital reporting, corporate governance, corporate disclosure, management control systems, evaluation of firms and business networks, decision making and the professional football industry. She is a member of the Società Italiana di Storia della Ragioneria (SISR), the Società Italiana di Ragioneria e di Economia Aziendale (SIDREA), the Accademia Italiana di Economia Aziendale (AIDEA), and the Laboratory of Intellectual Capital (LInC). She is board member of SIDREA Società Italiana di Ragioneria e di Economia Aziendale and in Italy.She is also winner of the 2015 EMERALD/EMRBI Business Research Award for Emerging Researchers and Best Paper Award SOItmC&RTU 2017 by SOItmC & Riga Technical University Conference".

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Advances in Gender and Cultural Research in Business and Economics
  • Book Subtitle 4th IPAZIA Workshop on Gender Issues 2018, Rome, Italy
  • Editors Paola Paoloni
    Rosa Lombardi
  • Series Title Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics
  • Series Abbreviated Title Springer Proceed. Business, Economics
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Business and Management Business and Management (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-030-00334-0
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-030-13106-7
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-030-00335-7
  • Series ISSN 2198-7246
  • Series E-ISSN 2198-7254
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XI, 326
  • Number of Illustrations 6 b/w illustrations, 25 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Diversity Management/Women in Business
    Gender and Economics
    Knowledge Management
    Family Business
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