National Monopoly to Successful Multinational

The Case of Enel

  • Massimo Bergami
  • Pier Luigi Celli
  • Giuseppe Soda

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction

    1. Massimo Bergami, Pier Luigi Celli, Giuseppe Soda
      Pages 1-10
  3. The Evolution of Enel

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
    2. Giuseppe Soda, Alessandra Carlone
      Pages 12-24
    3. Giuseppe Soda, Enrico Forti
      Pages 57-78
    4. Emanuele Bajo, Massimo Barbi
      Pages 79-89
  4. When Management Makes the Difference

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 93-99
    2. Massimo Bergami, Alberto Monti, Gabriele Morandin
      Pages 118-135
    3. Giuseppe Soda
      Pages 136-141
  5. The Best Energy Company in the World

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 151-153
    2. Massimo Bergami, Giuseppe Cucchi
      Pages 154-161
    3. Giuseppe Soda, Enrico Forti
      Pages 162-179
    4. Massimo Bergami, Giuseppe Soda
      Pages 180-188
  6. Afterword: Five Rather Difficult Issues

    1. Gianni Lorenzoni
      Pages 193-200
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 201-210

About this book


Using the Enel case, this volume unpacks the effective implementation of an ambidextrous perspective on adaptation and change, providing some key lessons for managers and scholars. It begins by exploring Enel's recent history, before mapping the steps of a remarkable transition from public monopolist to a successful transnational group.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Massimo Bergami
    • 1
  • Pier Luigi Celli
    • 2
  • Giuseppe Soda
    • 3
  1. 1.University of BolognaItaly
  2. 2.LUISS Guido Carli UniversityItaly
  3. 3.Bocconi UniversityItaly

Bibliographic information

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