Massimo Pollifroni is Associate Professor (with acquired qualification to full professor) in Business Economics at the Department of Management of the University of Turin (Italy), where he got the Degree in Business Economics in 1989. At the present, he is President of the Degree Course in “Management in Information and Corporate Communication” at the School of Business Administration (SAA) of the University of Turin (Italy). He is operative as expertise of evaluation in “Teaching” and in “Third Mission” at the Italian Agency for the Evaluation of the University and the Research Systems (ANVUR) of the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (MIUR). The international activity carried out by prof. Pollifroni concerns: visiting professor at several universities (such as Laurea University of Applied Sciences of Espo, Finland; University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt of Wien, Austria; Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona, Spain; University of Economics of Bratislava, Slovak Republic; Canterbury Christ Church University Business School of Canterbury, United Kingdom; Østfold University College of Halden, Norway; “Lucian Blaga” University of Sibiu, Romania; University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania); member of the scientific committee of different international meetings/conferences; auditor for the evaluation of the European Research Programs and enrolled at ECAS (European Commission Authentication Service) portal; member of the International Editorial Board of journals and reviewer for different international journals; member in the Scientific Board of Doctoral Schools, coordinator of national and international research projects. In his scientific activity Pollifroni has published more than one hundred publications (as author or as coauthor) including books (8), chapter of books (44), articles in international peer-review journals (29), proceedings of international and domestic conferences (20): from these last activities he has won two “Best Paper Awards” at the “Risk Management International Conference - 1st Edition” (University of Turin, Italy, 2016) and at the “Innovative Manufacturing Engineering Conference, IManE 2015 - 19th Edition” (University of Iaşi, Romania, 2015).
The current research areas are related to Business Economics, Business Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility, Diversity Management, Eco-Management, Financial Accounting, History of Business Economics, Lean Management, Product Management, Public Management and Public Sector Accounting.